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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
INTERN: Intake Division Boulder County Housing and Human Services Must be 18 years of age or older and have vehicle available for transportation with a valid CO drivers license. BSW or MSW student wanted for 10-20 hours/week. Days may vary, but looking for semester or longer commitment. A weekly schedule will be established based on the needs of the intern and program. Second year/Concentration year field placement with a focus in child welfare is ideal. Child welfare stipend students encouraged to apply.
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.
Give-A-Break Volunteer A minimum of three hours per week for one year. Must be at least 25 years old to apply.
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
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.
Victim/Witness Assistance Program Must be 21 years old to apply. 8 hours/week during business hours for one year after training, preferably longer.
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.
Medicare Volunteer Counselor Not Currently Recruiting Must be 21 to apply. 3-4 hours per week, weekdays during normal business hours (8am-4:30pm M-F). Minimum one year commitment.
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.
Spanish-Speaking Give-A-Break Volunteer A minimum of three hours per week for one year. Must be at least 25 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.
Circle Ally 4-10 Hours for Two Meetings a months for 18 Months. Must be at least 25 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.