Volunteer Opportunity

Angler Host

Application or Registration Deadline: 04/26/2019
Opportunity Type: Ongoing Volunteer Opportunity
Department: Parks & Open Space
Category: Open Space, Environment, and Gardening
Time Commitment & Minimum Age: Help with at least two events between June and October - roughly 10 hours for the season. Must be at least 18 years of age.
Location:

Angler hosts visit the following parks:

  • Cattail Pond at Boulder County Fairgrounds
  • Stearns Lake at Carolyn Holmberg Preserve
Program Summary:

Volunteer Angler Hosts help at kids fishing clinics and family fishing events where they teach beginner fishing skills such as knot tying, casting, and fish handling.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Participate in kids fishing clinics by assisting with the set up and teaching of beginner fishing skills (such as knot tying, casting, and fish handling).
  • As needed, these volunteers also provide park visitors with information about fishing opportunities at the park.
Qualifications and Requirements:
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Comfortable initiating conversations
  • Willing to work as a part of a team
  • Abide by all open space rules and regulations, and set an example for other park visitors
  • Must have personal transportation
  • Pass criminal background check
Training Dates and Information:
  • Complete two evening trainings May – dates TBD.
  • Help with at least two special events between June and October. This is roughly 10 hours of volunteer service for the season.
Contact:

For more information contact Michelle Marotti at mmarotti@bouldercounty.org or 303-678-6219.

Application Process:

Application deadline is April 26.

Apply Now
Applications are accepted through Discover Boulder County, Parks & Open Space’s volunteer management system. If you’re new to the system, you’ll need to create an account. But it’s easy and we only use your contact information to communicate about events you register for. We will never sell or give your information to a third party.

If you are an existing Parks & Open Space volunteer, please let Michelle Marotti know that you would like to apply for the volunteer opportunity.