Foothills United Way's Volunteer Connection connects people and strengthens communities through volunteer engagement. Below are opportunities available in our communities. Search our site for others at http://volunteer.unitedwayfoothills.org or schedule an appointment to meet with a Volunteer Advisor. Appointments are available at 10 a.m., 11 a.m. or noon Thursdays. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 303-444-4013.
Mentor: Work with teens and disabled young adults in Longmont and Lafayette. Commit to nine months, two hours/week. Must be at least 20 years old. Boulder County Family & Children Services. Debbie Ramírez. 303-441-1430. email@example.com.
Emergency responder: Respond to natural disasters and public health emergencies. Training in the Incident Command System is provided for clinical and non-clinical volunteers. Medical Reserve Corps of Boulder County. L. Cheryl Runyon. 303-413-7561. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Performance companion: Transport and accompany Longmont seniors to arts/cultural events in Boulder County. Must use your own vehicle. Events are free for volunteers. Circle of Care. Joan Raderman. 303-449-8884. email@example.com.
Board member: Make a difference in the lives of abused children and traumatized adults as a board member with a fundraising focus. 7:30 - 9 a.m., second Monday of each month. Boulder Institute for Psychology and Research. Cynthia Divino. 303-442-4562. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Massage therapist: Provide massage therapy or comfort touch to hospice patients and family members. 20 hours of required training. Next training is 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.,June 11. Family Hospice. Sara Wolfe. 303-440-0205. email@example.com.
Professional photographer: Capture fantastic images at upcoming foundation events. I Have A Dream Foundation. Frances Menzer. 303- 444-3636x19. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cooking group: 4-6 people to cook and serve breakfast or dinner for up to 80 people. Weekly commitment and required food safety training 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, April 27. Boulder Shelter for the Homeless. Gina Barajas. 303-468-4316. email@example.com.
Animal foster care: Care for young, sick or injured animals in your home from two weeks to three months. Longmont Humane Society. Lexi Isbell. 303-772-1232. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wilderness leader: Help girls build wilderness and outdoor skills through an environmental and science-based program, Breathe Journey. Once a month. Girl Scouts of Colorado. Laura Stroud. 970-493-1844. email@example.com.
Library assistant: Maintain a library on diversity and shelve books following reading events. Teens are welcome. Reading to End Racism of Boulder. Susan Pfretzschner. 303-544-0096. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rockin' Betty's Community Thrift Store clerk: Arrange and price merchandise and assist customers. 16 and over, 12 and over with an adult. Rocky Mountain Peace and Justice Center. Betty Ball. 303-444-6981. email@example.com.