Boulder County Volunteers 

All Volunteer Opportunities

One-Time Opportunities

Position Title Category Project Date
Zero Waste Champion at the Boulder County Fair Parks, Environment, Gardening and Agriculture 7/31/2015 2:00 PM
Forest Restoration Project on May 2 Parks, Environment, Gardening and Agriculture 5/2/2015 9:00 AM
Flower Planting on May 9 | Parks & Open Space 40th Anniversary Parks, Environment, Gardening and Agriculture 5/9/2015 8:30 AM
Flower Planting on May 13 | Parks & Open Space 40th Anniversary Parks, Environment, Gardening and Agriculture 5/13/2015 5:30 PM
Forest Restoration Project on May 16 Parks, Environment, Gardening and Agriculture 5/16/2015 9:00 AM
Trail Project on May 17 Parks, Environment, Gardening and Agriculture 5/17/2015 9:00 AM
National Trails Day Parks, Environment, Gardening and Agriculture 6/6/2015 8:30 AM
Trail Project on June 16 Parks, Environment, Gardening and Agriculture 6/16/2015 5:30 PM
Water Irrigation Project on June 21 Parks, Environment, Gardening and Agriculture 6/21/2015 8:00 AM
Forestry Project on July 18 Parks, Environment, Gardening and Agriculture 7/18/2015 9:00 AM
Water Irrigation Project on July 19 Parks, Environment, Gardening and Agriculture 7/19/2015 8:00 AM
Tuesday Evening Trail Project on July 21 Parks, Environment, Gardening and Agriculture 7/21/2015 5:30 PM
Colorado Cares Day on July 25 | Parks & Open Space 40th Anniversary Parks, Environment, Gardening and Agriculture 7/25/2015 8:30 AM
Forestry Project on August 1 Parks, Environment, Gardening and Agriculture 8/1/2015 9:00 AM
Forestry Project on August 8 Parks, Environment, Gardening and Agriculture 8/8/2015 9:00 AM
Volunteer at Caribou Ranch on August 9 Parks, Environment, Gardening and Agriculture 8/9/2015 8:30 AM
Volunteer at Caribou Ranch on August 15 Parks, Environment, Gardening and Agriculture 8/15/2015 8:30 AM
Tuesday Evening Trail Project on August 18 Parks, Environment, Gardening and Agriculture 8/18/2015 5:30 PM

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.
Angler HostParks, Environment, Gardening and AgricultureOne Year - about 20-25 hours
Arraignments Assistant - Boulder & LongmontCriminal Justice and Public SafetyMust be 18 years old to apply. One three hour shift per week. Arraignments is held in Boulder Mon-Thur between the hours of 9:00-12:00 noon and in Longmont on Wed. & Fri. 8:15-12:00 noon.
Boulder County Community Services Mentoring ProgramCriminal Justice and Public Safety, Human Services and Public HealthMust be 21 years old to apply. Three hours per week and a one year commitment
Breastfeeding Peer CounselorHuman Services and Public HealthNumber of hours varies, with a minimum of five hours per week. Must have a flexible schedule that allows availability by phone to clients; this includes outside the normal business hours of 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Minimum commitment of 18 months.
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 HostsParks, Environment, Gardening and Agriculture10-15 hours per month in 4-hour shifts
Conservation Easement StewardsParks, Environment, Gardening and AgricultureA total of 20 hours during June and July
Educational Assistant - Jail Education and Transition (J.E.T.) 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 AmbassadorHuman Services and Public Health6 hours/week; must be available from 3:00-6:30 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays for the Boulder group and from 3:00-6:30 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays for the Longmont group; additional events are held throughout the month. Must be at least 20 to apply.
GENESISTER Homework Club (HWC)/Tutor AssistantHuman Services and Public Health2-8 hours/week; hours vary depending on duties assigned; must be available from 4:00-5:00 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays for Longmont Homework Club (HWC) and 4:00-5:00 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays for Boulder Homework Club. Must 20 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 Human Services and Public HealthMid-September to Mid-April. Must be at least 13 to apply.
Head Start Classroom VolunteerHuman Services and Public HealthMid- September to Mid- April. 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 leat 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.
INTERN: Immunization Coalition InternHuman Services and Public Health120 hours
INTERN: Improving Mental Health - Early Childhood DevelopmentHuman Services and Public Health15-20 hours per week for 3 months. Ideal candidate is currently enrolled in a Master's degree program.
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.
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.
Native Plant MonitorsParks, Environment, Gardening and AgricultureJune - October. Must be at least 18 years of age.
OASOS Facilitator (LGBTIQQ youth support)Human Services and Public HealthTwo nights (6-8 hours) per month for one year. Must be at least 21 years of age to apply.
Respite & Companion VolunteerHuman Services and Public HealthApproximately 2 hrs/wk. for a minimal six month commitment. PLEASE NOTE: Volunteers must be at least 21 years old.
Restitution Division Staff AssistantCriminal Justice and Public SafetyMust be 21 years old to apply. Four to eight hours per week, flexible days. Prefer a one-year commitment, but will accept a minimum of six months.
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.
Staff Assistant, Juvenile Assessment Center, Justice System Volunteer ProgramCriminal Justice and Public SafetyMust be 21 years old to apply. 5 hours per week for 6 months.
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.
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 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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