University of Denver

Volunteer Opportunities

Rural Community Development

All the volunteers will be located according to the their application form

Agency: YOUTH AND WOMEN EMPOWERMENT ORGANIZATION | date posted: Jul 29, 2011 | date to expire: Dec 31, 2016 |


Living History Guide

• Present in-formal cultural programs at either the replica 1837 Cheyenne camp or replica 1887 homestead and farm during living history days and special events. • Represent the Plains Center with a warm smile and a congenial demeanor. • Engage in the set up and tear down of exhibits as needed. • Engage visitors including children and families in activities, crafts, games, etc. • Work collaboratively with staff, adult, and teen volunteers.

Agency: Plains Conservation Center | date posted: Jan 15, 2014 | date to expire: Dec 31, 2014 |


Volunteer Educator

• Present education programs on a variety of natural and cultural history topics for elementary school groups and other age groups. These programs are primarily 2 – 3 hour field trips on weekdays. • Work collaboratively with staff, adult, and teen volunteers. • Assist with education projects, special events and maintenance of facilities and materials as needed. • Ensure scientific and historical accuracy, quality and consistency of all programs and materials through collaboration with staff, volunteers and the Director of Education.

Agency: Plains Conservation Center | date posted: Jan 15, 2014 | date to expire: Dec 31, 2014 |


Mike O'Brien Memorial Project: Mt. Crested Butte Summit Trail Restoration (AmeriCorp)

Get outdoors and give back to the Colorado outdoors you love. Join Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado Sep. 6-7th at Crested Butte Mountain Resort as we restore the Mt. Crested Butte Summit Trail. This much-traveled trail is in dire need of restoration. Volunteers will rebuild wooden stairs in disrepair, repair eroded trail tread, and work to curtail further erosion. Learn more and register at http://www.voc.org/project/mike-obrien-memorial-project-mt-crested-butte-summit-trail-restoration-1 or call 303-715-1010. Free to participate; no experience necessary; minimum age: 14. Meals and camping provided.

Agency: Volunteers For Outdoor Colorado | date posted: Jul 23, 2014 | date to expire: Sep 5, 2014 |


Pence Park Trail Construction and Reroute (AmeriCorp)

Get outdoors and give back. Join Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado Oct. 11th, from 8am-4pm, at Pence Park near Evergreen as we work to preserve this popular park. Sections of the Pence Park Trail are unsustainably steep and have been severely eroded. Volunteers will realign these sections of trail to prevent erosion and further degradation of the trail and surrounding habitat. Learn more and register at http://www.voc.org/project/pence-park-trail-construction-and-reroute-0 or call 303-715-1010. Free to participate; no experience necessary; minimum age: 12. A light breakfast and lunch will be provided.

Agency: Volunteers For Outdoor Colorado | date posted: Jul 25, 2014 | date to expire: Oct 10, 2014 |


St. Vrain State Park Trail Construction & Flood Restoration (AmeriCorp)

Help Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado celebrate 30 years as Colorado’s outdoor stewards on this 30th Anniversary Commemorative Project. Join VOC at St. Vrain State Park in Firestone as we work to restore areas of the park devastated by the September 2013 floods and build a new trail around Red Tail Pond. Learn more and register at http://www.voc.org/project/st-vrain-state-park-trail-construction-flood-restoration or call 303-715-1010. Free to participate; no experience necessary; minimum age: 12. A light breakfast and lunch will be provided.

Agency: Volunteers For Outdoor Colorado | date posted: Jul 25, 2014 | date to expire: Oct 10, 2014 |


White Ranch Park Trail & Flood Restoration

Get outdoors and give back with Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado (VOC) as we work to restore areas in Jefferson County’s White Ranch Park, which was severely affected by the 2013 flood event. Volunteers will work to restore trails that were washed out during flooding.

Agency: Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado | date posted: Aug 8, 2014 | date to expire: Oct 4, 2014 |


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