Volunteer Connection is Boulder County's primary source for volunteerism. Following is a sample of current opportunities with member agencies. Visit volunteerconnection.net to search for more opportunities with these and other agencies, or call 303-444-4904 to arrange for an appointment with one of our referral counselors.
Seed Collection Crew Leaders: Parks and Open Space is partnering with Wildlands Restoration Volunteers to train volunteers to lead native seed collection projects. Volunteers must attend training on June 25, 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Deadline is June 17. For an application and more information, contact Erica Christensen at 303-678-6329 or echristensen@BoulderCounty.org.
Foster Care Outreach: Join outreach efforts at upcoming summer festivals to meet the public and share the message of foster care opportunities. One-time three-hour commitment located at a community event. Boulder County Dept. of Housing and Human Services. Gabriel Bernier. 303-441-1081. email@example.com.
Triathlon volunteers: Volunteer at the Longmont Kids Only Triathlon on June 4 from 7-11 a.m. and for the 31st annual Longmont Triathlon on June 5 from 6 a.m. to noon. Volunteer for one or both days. Hand out water, cheer on racers, assist with race direction. City of Longmont. Terri Calvin. 303-774-4694. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Food Sorters: Sort donated food into categories by food guide pyramid. Good opportunity for groups. Call for a schedule. Any 2.5- or 3-hour slot between 9 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Community Food Share. Sue Ericson. 303-652-3663. email@example.com.
Writers/Storytellers: Sharing firsthand experience in Haiti is the best way to tell the story of the Haitian experience. Interview people who have traveled to Haiti with CHP and write stories to be added to the website and newsletters. Colorado Haiti Project. Jackie Dawson. 303-938-5021. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Roving Tutor: Help with basic skills and high school completion labs, provide one-on-one instruction in literacy improvement, check reading comprehension, and guide students in error correction. St. Vrain Valley Adult Education. Linda Cressman. 303-678-5662. email@example.com.
Truck Drivers: Drive to gather or distribute food in Boulder and Broomfield counties.
Most driving is done M-F, 7 a.m.-3 p.m. Community Food Share. Sue Ericson. 303-652-3663. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Medical Mobility Drivers: Provide rides to medical appointments for seniors or people with disabilities. Choose your own time commitment and availability. Free supplemental insurance and mileage reimbursement. CareConnect. Allison Dellwo. 303-443-1933. email@example.com.