Foothills United Way's Volunteer Connection connects people and strengthens communities through volunteer engagement. Below are opportunities available in our communities. Search for others at http://volunteer.unitedwayfoothills.org or schedule an appointment to meet with an adviser. Appointments are available on Thursdays. Contact us at email@example.com or 303-444-4013.
Natural Resource Monitor: Collect important scientific data about wildlife, agricultural lands and native plants. Experience in field data, natural resources and scientific protocol desired. Boulder County Parks and Open Space. Michelle Bowie. 303-678-6219. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mentor: Work with teen boys and young adults with disabilities in Longmont and Lafayette. Commit to two hours a week for nine months. Must be at least 20 years old. Boulder County Family & Children Services. Debbie Ramírez. 303-441-1430. email@example.com.
Kitchen Assistant: Cook and serve healthy meals to low-income individuals and families, Monday-Friday. Groups welcome. OUR Center. Jennifer McNeill. 303-772-5529. Jennifer@ourcenter.org.
Board Member: Cultivate relationships and resources needed to support excellence in parks and recreation projects. Meets third Thursday monthly. PLAY Boulder, Parks and Leisure for Adults and Youth. Colleen King. 720-352-3909. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Maintenance: Perform routine repairs/maintenance including painting, carpentry, landscaping and plumbing at the Longmont shelter. Some jobs require proof of licensure or certification. Two to four hours weekly. Emergency Family Assistance. Shalon Atwood. 303-442-3042. email@example.com.
Emergency Room Advocate: Greet and support ER patients and their families. Staff training and mentoring provided. Avista Hospital. Sherri Davis. 303-673-1189. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Feline Friend: Give love and attention to cats. Commit to two-hour shift, once a week for three months. M-F morning and early afternoon shifts available. Orientation and training required. Longmont Humane Society. Janine West. 303-772-1232. email@example.com.
Hotline Counselor: Answer hotline calls and accompany survivors to the hospital and/or police interviews. 40-hour training program, two evening meetings a month, six-month commitment. Moving to End Sexual Assault. Aqueda Morgan. 303-443-0400. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Job Fair Assistant: Conduct job postings and searches for applicants at a Military and Veterans' Employment Expo on May 14 in Centennial. Two-hour training required, five to eight hours total. Project: Return To Work. Rob Brazell. 303-415-9187. email@example.com.
Refreshment Coordinator: Make coffee, set up and clean up, 9:15 to 11 a.m. Tuesday and Thursday. Your English School. Linda Wood. 303-440-7068. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Driver: Transport a senior, visually impaired monk for grocery shopping and errands once or twice month. Four-wheel drive needed for inclement weather. Gold Hill. Sacred Mountain Ashram. Sita Stuhlmiller. 303-447-1637. email@example.com.