Human Services & Public Health
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Human Services & Public Health

One-Time Opportunities

There are currently no opportunities that meet this criteria.

Ongoing Opportunities

Position Title Time Commitment & Minimum Age Application or Registration Deadline
Harm Reduction Volunteer Must be able to work one or preferably two 6 hour shifts per week from 10:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m., preferably on Oct 21st-23rd, Nov 18th-20th and Dec 5th-6th.
INTERN: Oil and Gas Regulatory and Policy Support 10-15 hours/week
INTERN: Climate and Health Research 10-15 hours/week
Area Agency on Aging – Volunteer Nutrition Program Driver Must be 21 to apply. 2 hours per week, Saturdays. July through October commitment. Choose one shift or more.
Children’s Garden Assistant for Kestrel Community Must be at least 18 years of age. Mondays, 3:30pm – 5:00 p.m.; April – August (may assist weekly, biweekly, or monthly)
Summer Program (Breaking Barriers) Assistant for Kestrel Community Must be at least 18 years of age. June 5 – August 7; Wednesdays afternoons, 12:30pm – 5:30pm; (Excluding July 3rd and July 10th)
INTERN: Public Health Planning Intern Minimum 120 hours; flexible schedule. This internship is designed for Master's level students of public health.
INTERN: Harm Reduction Specialist 8-16 hours/week, intern is expected to complete the practicum (120 hours) as well as the capstone (60 hours), starting in fall 2019
Head Start Childcare Volunteer – EVENINGS ONLY Minimum 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 ONLY Minimum 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.
Robotics Volunteers for Casa de la Esperanza Learning Center Minimum 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.
Wellness Coach Not Currently Recruiting 6-8 week classes, 2-2.5 hrs/wk., 2 times per year, 1-year commitment. Must be at least 21 to apply.
Medical Reserve Corps Clinical Volunteer Varies, depending upon the emergency or event. Must be 18 years old to apply.
Mentor- Casa de la Esperanza Meets once a week One academic year commitment Must be aged 21 or older
Respite & Companion Volunteer Approximately 2 hrs/week for a minimum six month commitment. PLEASE NOTE: Volunteers must be at least 21 years old.
Foster Family Helper Flexible 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 Advocate 3-4 hours/week, 3:00-7:00 p.m. on Tuesdays and Wednesdays (Boulder and Longmont). Other weeknights/weekends as needed for additional events. Must be 21 years old to apply.
Academic Tutors for Casa de la Esperanza Learning Center Minimal 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.
Breaking Barriers Co-Leader for Casa de la Esperanza Learning Center July 31st – August 4th, August 7th – 11th. 8AM – 1PM. Must be at least 21 years old to apply.


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.