Boulder County Volunteers 

All Volunteer Opportunities

One-Time Opportunities

Position Title Category Project Date
National Trails Day Parks, Environment, Gardening and Agriculture 6/4/2016 8:30 AM

Ongoing Opportunities

Position TitleCategoryTime Commitment
Academic Tutors for Casa de la Esperanza Learning CenterHuman Services and Public HealthMinimal of 2 hours per week per semester (fall, spring or summer) to maximum of 20 hours per week. Must be at least 15 years old.
Adopt-A-County Road ProgramParks, Environment, Gardening and Agriculture1-year; twice a year. Minimum age to participate is 12 and must have adult supervision.
Circle AllyHuman Services and Public Health6-12 Hours for Two Meetings a months for 18 Months. Must be at least 21 to apply.
Community Forestry Sort Yard HostParks, Environment, Gardening and Agriculture10-15 hours per month in 4-hour shifts. Must be at least 18 years of age.
Community Service Office Assistant Criminal Justice and Public SafetyMust be 19 years old to apply. Prefer mid-day volunteer 3 - 5 times per M-F work week. 6-12 month commitment.
Educational Assistant - Jail Education and Transition (JET) ProgramCriminal Justice and Public SafetyMust be 21 years old to apply. 2-4 hours per week, flexible days or evenings for a minimum of nine month commitment.
Foster Family HelperHuman Services and Public HealthFlexible Hours based on need (estimate 3 – 6 hours a week). Days of the week and hours will be chosen by volunteer to accommodate his/her schedule and to meet the unique needs of the foster family. Must be at least 18 years of age.
GENESISTER AdvocateHuman Services and Public Health3-4 hours/week, 3:00-6:30 p.m. on Tuesdays, Wednesdays (middle school students) and/or Thursdays (high school students); additional events are held throughout the month. Must be 21 years old to apply.
Give-A-Break VolunteerHuman Services and Public HealthA minimum of three hours per week for one year. Must be at least 25 years old to apply.
Head Start Childcare Volunteer - EVENINGS ONLYHuman Services and Public HealthMinimum commitment of 3 evening meetings (3rd Wednesdays of each month from 5:30-8pm) per semester (Aug-Dec or Jan-June). Preference will be given to volunteers who are available for 5 or more meetings during a school year. Must be at least 13 to apply.
Head Start Classroom Volunteer - WEEKDAYS, DAYTIME ONLYHuman Services and Public HealthMinimum commitment of 4 months or 1 semester (Sept-Dec or Jan-May), which includes a minimum commitment of 2 visits per month (1-2 hours per visit). Hours of operation: M-F from 8am-4pm. Must be at least 15 to apply.
High School Mentor- Casa de la EsperanzaHuman Services and Public Health3 - 4 hours a week, with a 4 month commitment. Must be at least 18 years of age.
Impact of Crime FacilitatorCriminal Justice and Public Safety12 hours over 6 week classes, 3-4 classes per year. Applicants must be at least 21-years-old.
Instructional Volunteer (Classroom teachers for Casa de la Esperanza Learning Center)Human Services and Public Healthminimal of 2 hours per week per semester (fall, spring or summer) to maximum of 20 hours per week. Must be at least 15 years of age.
Medical Reserve Corps Clinical VolunteerHuman Services and Public HealthVaries, depending upon the emergency or event
Medicare Class AssistantHuman Services and Public HealthOne to two hours per month on weekdays between the hours of 8 am and 4:30 pm. Must be at least 21 to apply.
Medicare Volunteer CounselorHuman Services and Public HealthMust be 21 to apply. 3-4 hours per week, weekdays during normal business hours (8am-4:30pm M-F). Minimum one year committment.
Mentors for Casa de la Esperanza Learning Center (youth)Human Services and Public Healthminimal of 2 hours per week per semester (fall, spring or summer) to maximum of 20 hours per week. Must be at least 15 years of age.
Mining Museum GuideParks, Environment, Gardening and AgricultureA few hours per month depending on museum. Must be 18 years or older to apply.
Native Seed Garden StewardParks, Environment, Gardening and AgricultureApril - October (one 3-6 hour monitoring session per month). Must be at least 18 years of age or accompanied by an adult.
Pollinator Plot PartnersParks, Environment, Gardening and AgricultureVisit plot once a month from May through October. Must be at least 18 years of age or accompanied by an adult.
Respite & Companion VolunteerHuman Services and Public HealthApproximately 2 hrs/week for a minimal six month commitment. PLEASE NOTE: Volunteers must be at least 21 years old.
Restorative Justice FacilitatorCriminal Justice and Public SafetyThe facilitator must be willing to make a one-year commitment, attend a 40 hour training, and attend monthly support meetings. Applicants must be at least 21-years-old.
Robotics Volunteers for Casa de la Esperanza Learning CenterHuman Services and Public Healthminimal of 2 hours per week per semester (fall, spring or summer) to maximum of 20 hours per week. Must be at least 15 years of age.
Special Events Coordinator - Casa de la Esperanza Learning CenterHuman Services and Public Healthminimal of 2 hours per week per semester (fall, spring or summer) to maximum of 20 hours per week. Must be at least 15 years of age.
Syringe Access Volunteer - LongmontHuman Services and Public HealthNine Months, with a minimum of 6 hours per week. Must be at least 21 years old to apply.
Victim Advocate - On SceneCriminal Justice and Public SafetyThe advocate must be willing to make a one-year commitment to the program, to attend monthly support meetings and be on-call one week per month, during an assigned shift. Applicants must be at least 21-years-old.
Victim Advocate - OutreachCriminal Justice and Public SafetyThe advocate makes a one-year commitment to the program, to attend monthly support meetings, and commits to an average of four to six hours of victim outreach per month. Applicants must be at least 21-years-old.
Walker Ranch Living History DemonstratorParks, Environment, Gardening and AgricultureAttend at least one special event. Minimum age to participate is 9 with adult supervision.
Wellness CoachHuman Services and Public Health6-8 week classes, 2-2.5 hrs/wk., 2 times per year, 1-year commitment. Must be at least 21 to apply.

Policies

All volunteers need to review Boulder County's Multicultural Diversity and EEO and Unlawful Discrimination 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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