Volunteers on Open Space 

Parks, Environment, Gardening & Agriculture Volunteer Opportunities

Wild Work One-Time Opportunities

Join a Wild Work volunteer project. These projects are one-time and require no other commitment.

Position Title Location Project Date
Zero Waste Champion at the Boulder County Fair Boulder County Fairgrounds in Longmont 7/31/2015 2:00 PM
National Trails Day TBD 6/6/2015 8:30 AM
Trail Project on June 16 TBD 6/16/2015 5:30 PM
Water Irrigation Project on June 21 Parks & Open Space Building 6/21/2015 8:00 AM
Forestry Project on July 18 When: 7/18/2015 9:00 AM
Water Irrigation Project on July 19 Parks & Open Space Building 7/19/2015 8:00 AM
Tuesday Evening Trail Project on July 21 When: 7/21/2015 5:30 PM
Colorado Cares Day on July 25 | Parks & Open Space 40th Anniversary Hosted By: 7/25/2015 8:30 AM
Forestry Project on August 1 Hosted By: 8/1/2015 9:00 AM
Forestry Project on August 8 Hosted By: 8/8/2015 9:00 AM
Volunteer at Caribou Ranch on August 9 Caribou Ranch 8/9/2015 8:30 AM
Volunteer at Caribou Ranch on August 15 Caribou Ranch 8/15/2015 8:30 AM
Tuesday Evening Trail Project on August 18 TBD 8/18/2015 5:30 PM

Ongoing Opportunities

These opportunities usually require an ongoing commitment.

Position TitleTime CommitmentRegistration Deadline
Adopt-A-County Road Program1-year; twice a year. Minimum age to participate is 12 and must have adult supervision.Now Recruiting
Angler HostOne Year - about 20-25 hoursNow Recruiting
6/12/2015 5:00 PM
Community Forestry Sort Yard Hosts10-15 hours per month in 4-hour shifts. Must be at least 18 years of age.Now Recruiting
Land Conservation Field Monitor A total of 20 hours during June and July. Must be at least 18 years old.Now Recruiting
6/1/2015 5:00 PM
Walker Ranch VolunteerSee Details. Now Recruiting
6/9/2015 5:00 PM

Applications accepted year-round for the Parks & Open Space (POS) Department. You can always fill out the POS Volunteer Application and one of our program coordinators will respond to you.

Special Group Projects

Group Volunteer Projects

Custom Group Volunteer Projects

Get your team out of the office and into the open spaces by scheduling a custom group volunteer project. Half or full day projects can be created for groups of 8-40 volunteers.

Partnership Program

Partnership Program

We are forming alliances with businesses and organizations to build a community-based stewardship ethic for the preservation and care of our open space, parks and trails.

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All volunteers need to review Boulder County's Multicultural Diversity and Harassment Policies before starting their volunteer assignment.

If you need special assistance to fill out a volunteer application, please contact our Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Coordinator at 303-441-3525.

Other Volunteer Opportunities

Foothills United Way's Volunteer Connection provides an online, searchable database which includes hundreds of different types of volunteer opportunities with local nonprofits and local government agencies. Local nonprofits and other local government agencies may post their volunteer opportunities directly on their own websites as well.


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