Volunteer Opportunity

Walker Ranch Living History Demonstrator

Application or Registration Deadline: 03/14/2019
Opportunity Type: Ongoing Volunteer Opportunity
Department: Parks & Open Space
Category: Open Space, Environment, and Gardening
Time Commitment & Minimum Age: Attend at least two special events per year. Must be at least 9 years old.

Events take place at Walker Ranch Homestead, located at 8999 Flagstaff Mountain Road approximately 7 miles west of Boulder.

Program Summary:

Help visitors travel back in time to an 1880s ranch in the mountains. Learn fun and easy living history demonstrations to share at special events and weekday school field trips.

It’s your chance to be a pioneer and give visitors an appreciation for the area’s past: dress in period costume, cook on a wood stove, give tours, chop wood, make shingles, churn butter, and do laundry with a washboard!

Duties and Responsibilities:

Must attend at least two Heritage Days and/or School Days events per year.

Qualifications and Requirements:

Volunteers ages 9 and older are welcome at Walker Ranch. Volunteers under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult parent/guardian during training and volunteer events.

Training Dates and Information:

Volunteers training takes place on April 14.


For more information, contact Sheryl Kippen at skippen@bouldercounty.org or 303-776-8848

Application Process:

Application deadline is March 14, 2019.

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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 Sheryl Kippen know that you would like to apply for the volunteer opportunity.