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Criminal Justice & Public Safety
public safety volunteers

Criminal Justice & Public Safety Volunteers

Volunteer Opportunities

Position Title Time Commitment & Minimum Age Application or Registration Deadline
Consumer Issues Assistance – DA’s office Community Protection unit 8 hours per week for at least one year. Significant training involved. Min age: 25 08/31/2018
Become a Youth Mentor – Community Justice Services Must be at least 21 years old to apply. 2-3 hours/week for at least one year after being matched with a youth. 02/21/2018
Victim Advocate – Outreach The 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 Program Must be 21 years old to apply. 8 hours/week during business hours for one year after training, preferably longer.


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.