Volunteer Opportunity

Volunteer Ranger Corps

Application or Registration Deadline: 11/16/2018
Opportunity Type: Ongoing Volunteer Opportunity
Department: Parks & Open Space
Category: Open Space, Environment, and Gardening
Time Commitment & Minimum Age: Patrol at least 24 hours and participate in three special assignments in a calendar year. Must be at least 18 years of age.

Location varies based on activity.

Program Summary:

Do you enjoy spending time outdoors on the trails? If so, consider volunteering with the Volunteer Ranger Corps for Boulder County Parks and Open Space. If you would like to be a part of an important volunteer corps that is making a difference in Boulder County this program is for you. Whether you want to help by enhancing the visitor experience in our beautiful parks or are considering a career in natural resources, please consider applying today.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Volunteers are welcome to hike, bike, or ride a horse at Boulder County’s most scenic open spaces while providing park visitors with information about cultural and natural history, recreational opportunities, facilities, and regulations. With additional training and approval, volunteers can hike the trails with their dog to help share information with other dog owners on the trail.

Volunteers will also be trained to lead and assist staff with work projects, visitor studies and community outreach and education.

Qualifications and Requirements:

Volunteers must be 18 years old.

Volunteers must patrol for at least 24 hours and complete 3 special assignments in a year.

Training Dates and Information:

Volunteers must attend monthly training from January through May 2019.

Training days run from 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Training Training dates for 2019:

  • January 5
  • February 2
  • March 2
  • April 7
  • May 4

For more information, contact Michelle Marotti at mmarotti@bouldercounty.orgor 303-678-6219.

Application Process:

Application deadline is November 16, 2018

Apply Now

Applications are accepted through Discover Boulder County, Parks & Open Space’s new volunteer and event registration 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 volunteer opportunities and events you register for. We will never sell or give your information to a third party.