Boulder County Volunteers 

All Volunteer Opportunities

One-Time Opportunities

Position Title Category Project Date
Osprey Camera Wire Burial Project Parks, Environment, Gardening and Agriculture 10/15/2016 10:00 AM
Make a Difference Day Parks, Environment, Gardening and Agriculture 10/22/2016 10:00 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.
Addiction Relapse and Prevention Educational Assistant - Jail Education & 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 one year commitment.
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 Health4-10 Hours for Two Meetings a months for 18 Months. Must be at least 21 to apply.
Citizen Ranger CorpsParks, Environment, Gardening and AgricultureVolunteers are required to patrol 24 hours in one year and participate in 3 special assignments in a calendar year.
Community Protection Volunteer Assistant - DA's officeCriminal Justice and Public SafetyMust be 21 years old to apply. 4 to 24 hours per month. A one-year commitment is preferred.
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 (middle school - Boulder), Wednesdays (middle/high school - Longmont) and/or Thursdays (high school - Boulder); 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 Leadership and Outreach Coordinator- Casa de la EsperanzaHuman Services and Public Health3 - 4 hours a week, 4 month commitment
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.
INTERN: Community Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP) Master of Social Work (MSW) InternHuman Services and Public HealthA minimum commitment of 20 hours per week is required for this position. Must be available from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on either Wednesdays or Fridays
Medical Reserve Corps Clinical VolunteerHuman Services and Public HealthVaries, depending upon the emergency or event
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.
Mentor- Casa de la EsperanzaHuman Services and Public HealthMeets once a week One academic year commitment Must be aged 21 or older
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/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 HealthMinimum of 2 hours per week per semester (fall, spring or summer) to maximum of 20 hours per week. Must be at least 18 years of age.
Shrub Browse MonitorParks, Environment, Gardening and AgricultureOctober 2016 through January 2017, 4 to 8 hours per month
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.
Victim/Witness Assistance ProgramCriminal Justice and Public Safety, Human Services and Public HealthMust be 21 years old to apply. 8 hours/week during business hours for one year.
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.

Boulder County supports infants at work when feasible, so please inquire with the volunteer coordinator if you are a new parent considering a volunteer opportunity.

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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