Foothills/Mile High United Way’s Volunteer Connection: Connecting people and strengthening communities through volunteer engagement. Below are opportunities available in our communities. Search our site for others at volunteer.unitedwayfoothills.org. Call 303-865-3980 or email email@example.com.
I Have A Dream Foundation of Boulder County is seeking volunteers and tutors: Make a difference by supporting students after school and in the summer, helping them with homework, study skills and enrichment activities. Program volunteers meet with dreamer scholars at least once a week for a minimum of one semester. Volunteer online at www.bouldercounty.ihdf.org. Currently the organization is recruiting for fall Program Volunteers & Tutors to support students after school, helping them with homework, study skills and enrichment activities. Program volunteers meet with Dreamer Scholars at least once a week for a minimum of one semester.
Tru Community Care Hospice in Lafayette is seeking volunteers. The earnings of the Hospice Thrift Shop supports compassionate end-of-life care, grief support and education. The nonprofit thrift shop needs volunteers to work in a fun and supportive environment including manning a new cafe, welcoming customers, pouring coffee or tea and offering prepared snacks. It does not require running a cash register. The cafe hours are 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. daily. The organization also need volunteers to sort donations in clothing, electronics, jewelry, furniture, household items, collectibles, art, books and DVDs. All donations are processed for quality, pricing and displaying. Volunteers must be at least 15 years old and shifts are typically for four hours. Contact Lynn McCullough at Lynnmccullough@trucare.org or call 303-604-5353 for more information.
Volunteer with Bessie’s Hope: Studies show 60% of nursing home residents receive no personal visitors. Bessie’s Hope Family and Elders Program facilitates the matching of volunteer (individuals/families) who become companions, advocates and extended families for nursing home/assisted living elders who have little or no visitation. Volunteers receive orientation, training, materials and on-going support to ensure program success, making their own schedules. Contact Blythe Dollar, Family and Elder Program Coordinator: 303-623-2152.
OUR Center assists individuals and families in the St. Vrain Valley in need of food, clothing, rent and utility assistance, and other resources to help people through short-term crises and to move toward self-sufficiency. The group is looking to fill the following positions.Community Market — sort and distribute groceries, assist in market. Community Café — prepare, serve and clean up breakfast or lunch. Community Closet — sort and distribute clothing and toiletries. Childcare, clerical, special events and more! We’d love to have you join our volunteer team. Go to www.ourcenter.org and click on the Volunteer page. For more information, contact Julie at firstname.lastname@example.org or 303-772-5529, ext. 235.
Meals on Wheels of Boulder is a local nonprofit working to making lives easier for those who want to live independently but have trouble preparing their own meals. The organization has many volunteer opportunities yet need drivers and substitute drivers. As little as two or as much as 10 hours a week or more is needed. Volunteers must be 18 years old or older in the kitchen and 21 or over to drive. Deliver a nutritious, delicious meal and a warm “hello” to those who are unable to leave their homes. Each route is an average of eight stops and takes about 1.5 to 2 hours. (11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.) Substitutes are on a call list for any of the routes when a regular driver is unavailable. Visit https://mowboulder.org/volunteer to apply.
Colorado Therapeutic Riding Center is an accredited center with a mission to change the lives of individuals with disabilities by promoting physical, psychological and social well-being through equine assisted services. Volunteers at CTRC have the opportunity to participate as either horse leaders or side walkers in weekly therapeutic riding and equine assisted therapy lessons. Volunteers work with the same rider at the same time each week during our seasonal sessions, which range from 6 to 14 weeks. New volunteers must attend a New Volunteer Training, which is offered on multiple dates. Additional Horse Handling Training is also available. Contact Aslin at email@example.com and/or visit www.ctrcinc.org for more details.
Safehouse Progressive Alliance for Nonviolence is seeking volunteers. The holidays can be a challenging time for survivors of domestic violence, and we are seeking volunteers to help make this time more joyous and fun. We are also seeking 15-20 volunteers for our largest annual fundraiser gala, The 39th Annual Chocolate Lovers’ Fling, will be taking place Feb. 8 at the Omni Interlocken Resort & Spa, 500 Interlocken Blvd. in Broomfield. Volunteers will assist in event setup, registration, coat check, breakdown and more.Tickets are $125 per person. All proceeds from the Fling will fund SPAN’s services for survivors of domestic violence. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 303-449-8623.