Volunteer Opportunity

Summer Program (Breaking Barriers) Assistant for Kestrel Community

Opportunity Type: Ongoing Volunteer Opportunity
Department: Housing and Human Services
Category: Human Services and Public Health
Time Commitment & Minimum Age: Must be at least 18 years of age. June 5 – August 7; Wednesdays afternoons, 12:30pm – 5:30pm; (Excluding July 3rd and July 10th)

Kestrel Community Center: 1890 Kaylix Ave., Louisville, CO 80027

Program Summary:

Kestrel is an inclusive, multi-generational, supportive housing community located in Louisville. The Breaking Barriers summer program offers weekly unique experiences for ages 11-14 throughout the summer. Activities include: art projects, visiting a local farm, hiking, building a Little Free Library, experiential learning in poetry, coding, music production.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Assist program coordinator and participants in weekly activities. Duties include co-leading Breaking Barriers curriculum, keeping participants engaged and on task, preparing snacks, ensuring the safety of all participants.

Qualifications and Requirements:

Volunteers must be at least 18 years old, pass a criminal background check, and have their own transportation or public transportation to the Kestrel Community Center. Excellent volunteers demonstrate cultural sensitivity, patience, and enthusiasm for learning and community. Experience in education and leadership are beneficial, but not required. Volunteers must commit to assisting at least six of the eight program dates.

Training Dates and Information:

Please apply by May 1st. Training and preparation afternoon TBD in May.

Additional Information:

Volunteers foster positive relationships in the community through respect, education, problem solving, and trust.


Annie Brashear

East County Housing Programs Coordinator

Application Process:


Annie Brashear at 720-237-2563 or abrashear@bouldercounty.org.