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The Center for Community Engagement to advance Scholarship and Learning (CCESL) leads the campus in embracing the University of Denver's commitment of "being a great private university dedicated to the public good". The DU Volunteer database is one piece of our work to educate, engage, and equip the campus community to accomplish tangible, public work that improves the lives of people in our communities.

Students - Use the search feature to find Volunteer Opportunities. Once you've completed your Volunteer Opportunity, login to report your hours.

Community Partners -Create a Community Partner Profile and list your Volunteer Opportunities. Opportunities will then be available for DU students, faculty, and staff to view and select.

University of Denver

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  • Total Active Opportunities: 35
  • Total Active Community Partners: 957

Featured Opportunities:

Teaching Volunteering Opportunities in Rural Uganda

Teach English to pupils Develop games for the children to play play with the children Help create a conducive environment for the children.

Agency: SunTrack Adventures | date posted: May 14, 2019 | date to expire: Dec 21, 2029 |

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Animal Care

We always need help with animal care activities, special work projects, events and much more!

Agency: Luvin Arms Animal Sanctuary | date posted: Oct 16, 2019 | date to expire: Dec 31, 2022 |

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Monthly Childcare Fun!

Hope & Home is seeking committed volunteers to help us with childcare during our monthly support groups. While their Foster Parents meet for ongoing training and support, kids play games, do crafts and interact with each other. Ages range from 0 to 18 years old.

Agency: Hope & Home | date posted: Apr 29, 2019 | date to expire: Apr 30, 2021 |

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Monthly Childcare Fun!

Hope & Home is seeking committed volunteers to help us with childcare during our monthly support groups. While their Foster Parents meet for ongoing training and support, kids play games, do crafts and interact with each other. Ages range from 0 to 18 years old.

Agency: Hope & Home | date posted: Apr 29, 2019 | date to expire: Apr 30, 2021 |

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Making connections while making art

In a classroom setting, volunteers will work one on one with elders to create "failure-free" abstract art. The purpose of the class is to create relationships while also promoting respect, creativity, and autonomy for our elder artists.

Agency: Kavod Senior Life | date posted: Nov 4, 2019 | date to expire: Feb 1, 2021 |

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Hospice Volunteer

The hospice volunteer plays a crucial role in the provision of services to hospice patients and their loved ones. The volunteer brings a special kind of caring that comes from the desire to aid in comforting the terminally ill and their loved ones. Patients and/or their loved ones will sometimes talk to their volunteer about matters that they can’t share with any other team member, creating a special bond that brings satisfaction to both parties.

Agency: Aviant Hospice- Denver | date posted: Sep 11, 2019 | date to expire: Jan 1, 2021 |

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Hospice Volunteer

The hospice volunteer plays a crucial role in the provision of services to hospice patients and their loved ones. The volunteer brings a special kind of caring that comes from the desire to aid in comforting the terminally ill and their loved ones. Patients and/or their loved ones will sometimes talk to their volunteer about matters that they can’t share with any other team member, creating a special bond that brings satisfaction to both parties.

Agency: Aviant Hospice- Denver | date posted: Sep 12, 2019 | date to expire: Jan 1, 2021 |

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Museum Host

The Guest Services Department is seeking volunteers to enhance the visitor experience. The host will greet and direct museum visitors and guests and help guests orient themselves to the building. This position roams throughout all museum galleries with the intent and purpose of interacting with all museum guests during their visit. For example, the Museum Host may spend time in the Anschutz Hamilton Hall, greeting visitors and helping them use the time machines or navigate to the exhibit galleries. Then they may walk through the first and second floor galleries, checking on visitors and answering questions that may come up. They may also check in and interact with volunteer and staff facilitators, resetters, performers, and so on.

The host will help serve the mission of History Colorado by encouraging visitors to find wonder and meaning in our past during their visit and ensure that all visitors feel welcome, safe, and smart while they are at the museum.

Agency: History Colorado | date posted: Oct 25, 2019 | date to expire: Oct 30, 2020 |

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School Program Facilitator

Be a part of an amazing community of educators that ensure every student visitor feels welcome, safe, and smart. School Program Facilitators actively engage school groups through their entire visit to the History Colorado Center. Volunteers facilitate a hands-on, fun learning experience and work with students through gallery-based programming which involves facilitating a high quality learning experience at each History Station.

As a School Program Facilitator, volunteers get to see their enormous impact on students first-hand:

"Our school, Mountain View Academy, had an amazing time at the History Colorado Museum this past school year! It such a joy that the students got to experience fun and interesting activities about the state in which they live. Most of our students do not get to experience things outside of their neighborhoods, so the fact that they were able to see things they may have never seen before was very beneficial."

Teacher, Mountain View Academy

"Thanks for having us! It was an AWESOME field trip. You were such a great host / guide. The kids were engaged and learned a ton. The guide made the trip! The guide gave our students an opportunity to explore the beautiful History Colorado Center as well as gain a ton of knowledge. Without, our school would not have been able to make the trip and our kids would have missed out on a once in a lifetime experience.

Sean, Teacher at Kullerstrand Elementary

Training on exhibit content, program facilitation, general museum education, and child development theory will be provided.

Agency: History Colorado | date posted: Oct 25, 2019 | date to expire: Oct 30, 2020 |

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Temporary Exhibit Gallery Host

Temporary Gallery Hosts are friendly, positive, enthusiastic, and flexible volunteers who recognize the needs of our guests and help ensure they have an enjoyable experience. They provide excellent customer service by greeting guests, helping guests plan their visit, providing information as the guest transitions through the exhibit, answering questions regarding content, and facilitating educational experiences. This position roams through the gallery with the intent and purpose of interacting with museum guests during their visit.

As a Temporary Exhibit Gallery Host, you will get to learn about new subjects based on which temporary exhibits the History Colorado Center opens. Each exhibit will relate to Colorado history. Gallery Hosts will train for all exhibits and will facilitate multiple exhibits when they are running concurrently.

Duties Include:

Answer questions and provide assistance to museum visitors Help facilitate the visitor experience Assist guests through exhibit interactive(s)--if there are any Maintain cleanliness and organization of exhibit and interactive(s)--if there are any Lead informal/impromptu tours of the exhibit

Agency: History Colorado | date posted: Oct 25, 2019 | date to expire: Oct 30, 2020 |

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Volunteering for Seniors

* working at events * working in helping elders (yard work)

Agency: A LITTLE HELP | date posted: Jul 24, 2019 | date to expire: Jul 31, 2020 |

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ReStore Volunteer

Join our ReStore staff for a morning or afternoon of helping customers, assisting our drivers as they pick up donations or organizing the ReStore warehouse dock, yard, and floor. No experience is necessary, just a willingness to work hard and be apart of Habitat's mission.

Agency: Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver | date posted: Nov 6, 2013 | date to expire: Jul 1, 2020 |

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Friendly Visitor Team, Minor Home Repair Team, Bill Payer Team, Volunteer Driver

Friendly Visitor - Meet with a senior who lacks support to provide companionship. Volunteers visit with a care receiver and engage in reading, games, or visiting until the caregiver returns. There are also requests for personal shopping assistance or phone call check-ins if you are unable to meet in-home. Minor Home Repair Team - Assist seniors with minor electrical, carpentry, plumbing or safety modifications in their home. Bill Payer Program - Help low-income seniors manage their personal finances such as writing checks, forming a budget, balancing checkbooks, etc. Volunteer Driver - Use your own vehicle or an SRC vehicle to provide transportation for seniors to medical appointments, church services, personal errands, and activities, primarily within the Jefferson County area.

Agency: Seniors' Resource Center | date posted: Sep 24, 2019 | date to expire: Jun 30, 2020 |

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Help kids experience music and the arts- Tiny Tots Concert Volunteers

Tiny Tots concerts occur at multiple locations throughout the year in the Denver Metro area. Volunteers help us set-up for concerts, check-in guests, hand out programs, do crafts with children, and manage our instrument "petting zoo".

Shifts typically last from 7am-12pm and there are multiple opportunities throughout the year. To learn more, visit our website at www.insidetheorchestra.org

Agency: Inside the Orchestra | date posted: Aug 23, 2019 | date to expire: Jun 27, 2020 |

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Senior companion

Visit senior to provide companionship

Agency: Aspen Guardianship and Care Services | date posted: Sep 21, 2019 | date to expire: Apr 30, 2020 |

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One-on-one tutoring and mentoring

As a volunteer you will be part of a Christian tutoring community of 10-25 other student/tutor pairs who meet at the same time and day as you.

Tutoring sessions are held at either churches, schools or community centers. Tutors can choose any day of the week that's convenient for them (Monday-Thursday). Some sites meet right after school and other site are in the evenings! The commitment is from October to April, once a week for 1.5 hours.

During tutoring the focus is to improve basic literacy and math skills. Tutors also help students with homework. In addition we schedule a fun half-hour Club Time where tutors and students come together for snacks, songs, games and a fun Bible message all led by a Club Leader.

Agency: Whiz Kids Tutoring | date posted: Aug 26, 2019 | date to expire: Apr 16, 2020 |

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Tutoring high school students

We are in need of volunteers to tutor high school students in sciences, math, foreign language (Spanish/ Mandarin), and in English.

Agency: Boys Hope Girls Hope of Colorado | date posted: Oct 8, 2019 | date to expire: Mar 31, 2020 |

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Academic Volunteer

Academic volunteers with support 6th -8th grade students on math and reading skills. Additionally, volunteers will help students on homework or organizational skills. We seek volunteers that believe in the core values of inclusivity and diversity.

Agency: Impact360 | date posted: Feb 16, 2018 | date to expire: Feb 28, 2020 |

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Street Team

We are looking for "street team" members to represent SOS Outreach at different community events, hand out flyers, help with the event and promote SOS.

Agency: SOS Outreach | date posted: Sep 26, 2019 | date to expire: Feb 1, 2020 |

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Volunteer Coach with Soccer Without Borders

Are you passionate about soccer, and want a chance to get out on the field with a group of equally passionate youth? Join us as an assistant soccer coach! Choose a weekday that works with your schedule, and join our coaching team! Hours: 3:45 - 6:30PM Are you passionate about helping newcomers learn English and life skills? Volunteer with our SWB Club!

Agency: Soccer Without Borders | date posted: Jul 23, 2019 | date to expire: Jan 1, 2020 |

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Mentor Program

Tasks/Goals: Active and consistent participation and attendance Ability and willingness to connect with REVELers through conversation and engaging in activities Demonstrate a positive attitude and be a good role model Ability to listen and be open to feedback Support and guide REVELers to achieve their goals Ability to initiate and conduct group activities

Agency: REVEL | date posted: Dec 10, 2018 | date to expire: Dec 31, 2019 |

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Field Trip Leader - Youth Environmental Education

On Tuesdays – Fridays from 9am-12:30pm, volunteers will lead groups of students (ages ECE-6th grade) around Bluff Lake while discussing a variety of environmental education topics. Volunteers will need to be able to give a presentation to 15-35 students and chaperones; supervise kids and patiently answer their questions; work outside in all types of weather; stay on their feet for 2-3 hours; and walk up to 1 mile on easy to moderate terrain. Additional tasks will include an orientation session, familiarizing yourself with the programming, and regular communication with Bluff Lake staff about scheduling.

*Due to the training required to get you started, we strongly prefer that field trip volunteers can commit to at least one morning per week for an entire school semester.

Agency: Bluff Lake Nature Center | date posted: Jan 22, 2019 | date to expire: Dec 31, 2019 |

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Spanish Translator - Youth Environmental Education

Help make youth and family education programs in any (or all) of these ways: *Help create Spanish versions of our written materials (student worksheets, flyers, etc.). You could work on these at ANY TIME OR LOCATION that is convenient for you. *Become a youth education volunteer to lead school field trips, Girl Scout visits, or Family Nature Adventure Days (Tuesday – Friday 9am-12:30pm, Saturday 8-11am, some weekday afternoons). These take place on-site, at 3400 Havana Way, Denver, CO 80238 *Attend any of our programs or events to provide translations for Spanish-speaking visitors *Meet with our staff and other volunteers to practice pronunciation and phrases *Help identify any other areas of need in our programs and work to improve them

Additional tasks will include an orientation session, familiarizing yourself with the programming, and regular communication with Bluff Lake staff about scheduling.

Agency: Bluff Lake Nature Center | date posted: Jan 22, 2019 | date to expire: Dec 31, 2019 |

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Extreme Teams

Extreme Teams provide a volunteer opportunity that focus on specific target areas during Extreme Community Makeover (ECM) Work Days. There are ten unique teams, which are described in more detail below. The Program Team is more task-oriented, while the Strategy Team is more relational-oriented.

Program Team • Logistics: The Logistics Team will facilitate the Work Days running as smoothly and efficiently as possible. Focus areas include checking in volunteers as they arrive, selling merchandise, making sure liability forms are completed, preparing for lunch, cleaning up after lunch, and helping with any other tasks that arise during the Work Days.

• Photography: The Photography Team will share stories visually and create memories from the Work Days for residents and volunteers through photos. These photos will be used for the website, blog posts, print materials, and social media, as well as personalized postcards for residents and volunteers.

• Projects: The Projects Team will serve as a resource for ensuring projects are completed to the best of everyone’s ability. Focus areas include distributing yard signs to identify homes where projects are taking place, managing the dumpster and trash/debris removal, and answering project related questions that arise from volunteers and Project Leaders.

• Video: The Video Team will tell stories that happen through Work Days, as well as share goals of the organization through videos. These videos will be used for the website, blog posts, social media, and other types of communication and marketing, as well as special events.

Strategy Team • Communications: The Communications Team will engage residents and volunteers in conversations during Work Days in order to learn about their experience. After each Work Day, the team member will put together a blog post to share online and on social media in order to tell stories of what happens through the Work Days.

• Follow-Up: The Follow-Up Team will connect residents with available resources in their community through sharing resource packets that highlight programs and services available through partner organizations.

• Fundraising: The Fundraising Team will fill focus on events. During the Work Days, the team will jump in wherever needed to help the day run smoothly and to cover shifts at the Command Center. The team will also assist with fundraising events throughout the year.

• Neighborhood: The Neighborhood Team will connect people in the neighborhoods where ECM works in order to encourage people to get to know more of their neighbors. Team members reside in the neighborhoods where ECM works. Focus areas also include getting the word out about future Work Days and making connections for projects for future Work Days.

• Supplies: The Supplies Team will check in with volunteer groups to make sure they have the supplies needed to complete their projects on Work Days, while monitoring the inventory of available supplies at the Command Center and toolshed. Team members will also develop relationships with businesses that can provide project supplies at discounted prices or at no cost.

• Survey: The Survey Team will facilitate communication between English and Spanish speakers during Work Days, since team members are bilingual. This team is also part of the Survey Day, which begins the process of initiating conversations to identify projects for future Work Days.

Agency: Extreme Community Makeover | date posted: Mar 1, 2019 | date to expire: Dec 31, 2019 |

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A Hudson Christmas Volunteer

Come shine with Hudson Gardens in Littleton, CO! We need volunteers from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm for our annual holiday light show, A Hudson Christmas, on select nights between November 29th and December 31st. Help with ticket taking, greeting guests, monitoring the Christmas train, and assisting Santa. A Hudson Christmas is an extravaganza of outdoor Christmas lights that keeps the holiday spirit burning bright. Help us bring this magical family experience to thousands of visitors this holiday season. Volunteers who work three or more shifts receive a pair of complimentary tickets to the show! We are now accepting applications. Click on the link below to fill out A Hudson Christmas volunteer application. You will be able to select open shifts on the application. You will immediately receive a confirmation email and a reminder two days prior to your shift.

Agency: Hudson Gardens | date posted: Nov 5, 2019 | date to expire: Dec 31, 2019 |

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Youth sport leagues, special events

1. Admin Volunteer Responsible for administrative duties, which ensure we are providing a safe and fun environment for our players, and enable coaches to focus on coaching 2. Volunteer Lead Coach Work with the same team each week and coach teams through drills, scrimmage and games. 3) Volunteer Assistant Coach: Support lead coach with focus on encouraging engagement. 4) Social Media Volunteer: Create content & post on the Volo City Foundation social media sites 5) Photography Volunteer: NON- PAID Take photos & videos of our Volo City Kids in action

Agency: Volo City Kids Foundation Denver | date posted: Aug 23, 2019 | date to expire: Dec 20, 2019 |

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Volunteer

We are looking for a volunteer: Someone the has experience with WordPress and advanced computer skills.

Agency: Working Warrior Group | date posted: Jan 8, 2019 | date to expire: Nov 29, 2019 |

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Current Opportunities:

+  Teaching Volunteering Opportunities in Rural Uganda

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Teach English to pupils Develop games for the children to play play with the children Help create a conducive environment for the children.

Agency: SunTrack Adventures | date posted: May 14, 2019 | date to expire: Dec 21, 2029 |

+  Volunteer at the Habitat for Humanity ReStore!

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Join our ReStore staff at one of our five locations (Denver, Littleton, Wheat Ridge, Aurora, and Highlands Ranch) for a morning or afternoon of helping customers, assisting our drivers as they pick up donations or organizing the ReStore warehouse dock, yard, and floor. No experience is necessary, just a willingness to work hard and be a part of Habitat's mission!

Materials sold at the ReStores generate $2 million each year and allow us to serve more families in our community. By supporting our ReStores, you play an integral role off the construction sites and help set a stronger foundation for us to build on!

Agency: Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver | date posted: Jan 24, 2018 | date to expire: Jan 1, 2028 |

+  Lend a hand and build a family's home!

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We welcome individuals, corporations, community groups, and faith congregations to join us in building and repairing affordable homes for local families.

Habitat homes are built primarily by inexperienced volunteers with big hearts and a willingness to learn! Never picked up a hammer before? Don't fret! Our staff will teach you what you need to know.

Volunteers are needed Thursday through Saturday, 9:00 a.m to 4:30 p.m. Volunteers must be at least 16 years old and be willing to commit to working the full day.

At the end of the day, you will see the direct, tangible impact of your work.

Agency: Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver | date posted: Oct 9, 2019 | date to expire: Dec 31, 2023 |

+  Animal Care

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We always need help with animal care activities, special work projects, events and much more!

Agency: Luvin Arms Animal Sanctuary | date posted: Oct 16, 2019 | date to expire: Dec 31, 2022 |

+  Monthly Childcare Fun!

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Hope & Home is seeking committed volunteers to help us with childcare during our monthly support groups. While their Foster Parents meet for ongoing training and support, kids play games, do crafts and interact with each other. Ages range from 0 to 18 years old.

Agency: Hope & Home | date posted: Apr 29, 2019 | date to expire: Apr 30, 2021 |

+  Monthly Childcare Fun!

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Hope & Home is seeking committed volunteers to help us with childcare during our monthly support groups. While their Foster Parents meet for ongoing training and support, kids play games, do crafts and interact with each other. Ages range from 0 to 18 years old.

Agency: Hope & Home | date posted: Apr 29, 2019 | date to expire: Apr 30, 2021 |

+  Making connections while making art

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In a classroom setting, volunteers will work one on one with elders to create "failure-free" abstract art. The purpose of the class is to create relationships while also promoting respect, creativity, and autonomy for our elder artists.

Agency: Kavod Senior Life | date posted: Nov 4, 2019 | date to expire: Feb 1, 2021 |

+  Guatemala: Mobile Dental Clinic in the Mayan Highlands

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Student volunteers will have the opportunity to serve as Dental Assistants, instruct kids in best practices for dental hygiene, and/or optimize clinic flow, all while working closely with children in need. Volunteers work in teams of 15-20, including dentists, hygienists and non-medically trained volunteers. In a typical week-long dental clinic, around 600 underprivileged children will receive quality dental care.

Agency: Global Dental Relief | date posted: Oct 15, 2014 | date to expire: Jan 1, 2021 |

+  India: Mobile Dental Clinic in the Himalayas

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Student volunteers will have the opportunity to serve as Dental Assistants, instruct kids in best practices for dental hygiene, and/or optimize clinic flow, all while working closely with children in need. Volunteers work in teams of 15-20, including dentists, hygienists and non-medically trained volunteers. In a typical week-long dental clinic, around 600 underprivileged children will receive quality dental care.

Agency: Global Dental Relief | date posted: Oct 15, 2014 | date to expire: Jan 1, 2021 |

+  Hospice Volunteer

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The hospice volunteer plays a crucial role in the provision of services to hospice patients and their loved ones. The volunteer brings a special kind of caring that comes from the desire to aid in comforting the terminally ill and their loved ones. Patients and/or their loved ones will sometimes talk to their volunteer about matters that they can’t share with any other team member, creating a special bond that brings satisfaction to both parties.

Agency: Aviant Hospice- Denver | date posted: Sep 11, 2019 | date to expire: Jan 1, 2021 |

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The hospice volunteer plays a crucial role in the provision of services to hospice patients and their loved ones. The volunteer brings a special kind of caring that comes from the desire to aid in comforting the terminally ill and their loved ones. Patients and/or their loved ones will sometimes talk to their volunteer about matters that they can’t share with any other team member, creating a special bond that brings satisfaction to both parties.

Agency: Aviant Hospice- Denver | date posted: Sep 12, 2019 | date to expire: Jan 1, 2021 |

+  Museum Host

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The Guest Services Department is seeking volunteers to enhance the visitor experience. The host will greet and direct museum visitors and guests and help guests orient themselves to the building. This position roams throughout all museum galleries with the intent and purpose of interacting with all museum guests during their visit. For example, the Museum Host may spend time in the Anschutz Hamilton Hall, greeting visitors and helping them use the time machines or navigate to the exhibit galleries. Then they may walk through the first and second floor galleries, checking on visitors and answering questions that may come up. They may also check in and interact with volunteer and staff facilitators, resetters, performers, and so on.

The host will help serve the mission of History Colorado by encouraging visitors to find wonder and meaning in our past during their visit and ensure that all visitors feel welcome, safe, and smart while they are at the museum.

Agency: History Colorado | date posted: Oct 25, 2019 | date to expire: Oct 30, 2020 |

+  School Program Facilitator

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Be a part of an amazing community of educators that ensure every student visitor feels welcome, safe, and smart. School Program Facilitators actively engage school groups through their entire visit to the History Colorado Center. Volunteers facilitate a hands-on, fun learning experience and work with students through gallery-based programming which involves facilitating a high quality learning experience at each History Station.

As a School Program Facilitator, volunteers get to see their enormous impact on students first-hand:

"Our school, Mountain View Academy, had an amazing time at the History Colorado Museum this past school year! It such a joy that the students got to experience fun and interesting activities about the state in which they live. Most of our students do not get to experience things outside of their neighborhoods, so the fact that they were able to see things they may have never seen before was very beneficial."

Teacher, Mountain View Academy

"Thanks for having us! It was an AWESOME field trip. You were such a great host / guide. The kids were engaged and learned a ton. The guide made the trip! The guide gave our students an opportunity to explore the beautiful History Colorado Center as well as gain a ton of knowledge. Without, our school would not have been able to make the trip and our kids would have missed out on a once in a lifetime experience.

Sean, Teacher at Kullerstrand Elementary

Training on exhibit content, program facilitation, general museum education, and child development theory will be provided.

Agency: History Colorado | date posted: Oct 25, 2019 | date to expire: Oct 30, 2020 |

+  Temporary Exhibit Gallery Host

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Temporary Gallery Hosts are friendly, positive, enthusiastic, and flexible volunteers who recognize the needs of our guests and help ensure they have an enjoyable experience. They provide excellent customer service by greeting guests, helping guests plan their visit, providing information as the guest transitions through the exhibit, answering questions regarding content, and facilitating educational experiences. This position roams through the gallery with the intent and purpose of interacting with museum guests during their visit.

As a Temporary Exhibit Gallery Host, you will get to learn about new subjects based on which temporary exhibits the History Colorado Center opens. Each exhibit will relate to Colorado history. Gallery Hosts will train for all exhibits and will facilitate multiple exhibits when they are running concurrently.

Duties Include:

Answer questions and provide assistance to museum visitors Help facilitate the visitor experience Assist guests through exhibit interactive(s)--if there are any Maintain cleanliness and organization of exhibit and interactive(s)--if there are any Lead informal/impromptu tours of the exhibit

Agency: History Colorado | date posted: Oct 25, 2019 | date to expire: Oct 30, 2020 |

+  Colorado Grants Guide Research Volunteer

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The Colorado Grants Guide Research Volunteer will develop and manage the Colorado Grants Guide®, a comprehensive database of nearly 800 foundations, trusts, corporations, and government agencies that support Colorado nonprofit organizations. The volunteer will use public information like organizational websites, annual reports, IRS tax documents, and other financial information to update our live database. The volunteer will gain insight into grant research and nonprofit management, and will have free access to CRC's nonprofit professional development trainings.

Agency: Community Resource Center | date posted: Oct 10, 2018 | date to expire: Aug 7, 2020 | Map Directions

+  Volunteering for Seniors

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* working at events * working in helping elders (yard work)

Agency: A LITTLE HELP | date posted: Jul 24, 2019 | date to expire: Jul 31, 2020 |

+  ReStore Volunteer

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Join our ReStore staff for a morning or afternoon of helping customers, assisting our drivers as they pick up donations or organizing the ReStore warehouse dock, yard, and floor. No experience is necessary, just a willingness to work hard and be apart of Habitat's mission.

Agency: Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver | date posted: Nov 6, 2013 | date to expire: Jul 1, 2020 |

+  Friendly Visitor Team, Minor Home Repair Team, Bill Payer Team, Volunteer Driver

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Friendly Visitor - Meet with a senior who lacks support to provide companionship. Volunteers visit with a care receiver and engage in reading, games, or visiting until the caregiver returns. There are also requests for personal shopping assistance or phone call check-ins if you are unable to meet in-home. Minor Home Repair Team - Assist seniors with minor electrical, carpentry, plumbing or safety modifications in their home. Bill Payer Program - Help low-income seniors manage their personal finances such as writing checks, forming a budget, balancing checkbooks, etc. Volunteer Driver - Use your own vehicle or an SRC vehicle to provide transportation for seniors to medical appointments, church services, personal errands, and activities, primarily within the Jefferson County area.

Agency: Seniors' Resource Center | date posted: Sep 24, 2019 | date to expire: Jun 30, 2020 |

+  Help kids experience music and the arts- Tiny Tots Concert Volunteers

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Tiny Tots concerts occur at multiple locations throughout the year in the Denver Metro area. Volunteers help us set-up for concerts, check-in guests, hand out programs, do crafts with children, and manage our instrument "petting zoo".

Shifts typically last from 7am-12pm and there are multiple opportunities throughout the year. To learn more, visit our website at www.insidetheorchestra.org

Agency: Inside the Orchestra | date posted: Aug 23, 2019 | date to expire: Jun 27, 2020 |

+  Senior companion

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Visit senior to provide companionship

Agency: Aspen Guardianship and Care Services | date posted: Sep 21, 2019 | date to expire: Apr 30, 2020 |

+  One-on-one tutoring and mentoring

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As a volunteer you will be part of a Christian tutoring community of 10-25 other student/tutor pairs who meet at the same time and day as you.

Tutoring sessions are held at either churches, schools or community centers. Tutors can choose any day of the week that's convenient for them (Monday-Thursday). Some sites meet right after school and other site are in the evenings! The commitment is from October to April, once a week for 1.5 hours.

During tutoring the focus is to improve basic literacy and math skills. Tutors also help students with homework. In addition we schedule a fun half-hour Club Time where tutors and students come together for snacks, songs, games and a fun Bible message all led by a Club Leader.

Agency: Whiz Kids Tutoring | date posted: Aug 26, 2019 | date to expire: Apr 16, 2020 |

+  Tutoring high school students

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We are in need of volunteers to tutor high school students in sciences, math, foreign language (Spanish/ Mandarin), and in English.

Agency: Boys Hope Girls Hope of Colorado | date posted: Oct 8, 2019 | date to expire: Mar 31, 2020 |

+  Academic Volunteer

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Academic volunteers with support 6th -8th grade students on math and reading skills. Additionally, volunteers will help students on homework or organizational skills. We seek volunteers that believe in the core values of inclusivity and diversity.

Agency: Impact360 | date posted: Feb 16, 2018 | date to expire: Feb 28, 2020 |

+  Street Team

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We are looking for "street team" members to represent SOS Outreach at different community events, hand out flyers, help with the event and promote SOS.

Agency: SOS Outreach | date posted: Sep 26, 2019 | date to expire: Feb 1, 2020 |

+  Volunteer Coach with Soccer Without Borders

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Are you passionate about soccer, and want a chance to get out on the field with a group of equally passionate youth? Join us as an assistant soccer coach! Choose a weekday that works with your schedule, and join our coaching team! Hours: 3:45 - 6:30PM Are you passionate about helping newcomers learn English and life skills? Volunteer with our SWB Club!

Agency: Soccer Without Borders | date posted: Jul 23, 2019 | date to expire: Jan 1, 2020 |

+  Mentor Program

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Tasks/Goals: Active and consistent participation and attendance Ability and willingness to connect with REVELers through conversation and engaging in activities Demonstrate a positive attitude and be a good role model Ability to listen and be open to feedback Support and guide REVELers to achieve their goals Ability to initiate and conduct group activities

Agency: REVEL | date posted: Dec 10, 2018 | date to expire: Dec 31, 2019 |

+  Field Trip Leader - Youth Environmental Education

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On Tuesdays – Fridays from 9am-12:30pm, volunteers will lead groups of students (ages ECE-6th grade) around Bluff Lake while discussing a variety of environmental education topics. Volunteers will need to be able to give a presentation to 15-35 students and chaperones; supervise kids and patiently answer their questions; work outside in all types of weather; stay on their feet for 2-3 hours; and walk up to 1 mile on easy to moderate terrain. Additional tasks will include an orientation session, familiarizing yourself with the programming, and regular communication with Bluff Lake staff about scheduling.

*Due to the training required to get you started, we strongly prefer that field trip volunteers can commit to at least one morning per week for an entire school semester.

Agency: Bluff Lake Nature Center | date posted: Jan 22, 2019 | date to expire: Dec 31, 2019 |

+  Spanish Translator - Youth Environmental Education

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Help make youth and family education programs in any (or all) of these ways: *Help create Spanish versions of our written materials (student worksheets, flyers, etc.). You could work on these at ANY TIME OR LOCATION that is convenient for you. *Become a youth education volunteer to lead school field trips, Girl Scout visits, or Family Nature Adventure Days (Tuesday – Friday 9am-12:30pm, Saturday 8-11am, some weekday afternoons). These take place on-site, at 3400 Havana Way, Denver, CO 80238 *Attend any of our programs or events to provide translations for Spanish-speaking visitors *Meet with our staff and other volunteers to practice pronunciation and phrases *Help identify any other areas of need in our programs and work to improve them

Additional tasks will include an orientation session, familiarizing yourself with the programming, and regular communication with Bluff Lake staff about scheduling.

Agency: Bluff Lake Nature Center | date posted: Jan 22, 2019 | date to expire: Dec 31, 2019 |

+  Extreme Teams

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Extreme Teams provide a volunteer opportunity that focus on specific target areas during Extreme Community Makeover (ECM) Work Days. There are ten unique teams, which are described in more detail below. The Program Team is more task-oriented, while the Strategy Team is more relational-oriented.

Program Team • Logistics: The Logistics Team will facilitate the Work Days running as smoothly and efficiently as possible. Focus areas include checking in volunteers as they arrive, selling merchandise, making sure liability forms are completed, preparing for lunch, cleaning up after lunch, and helping with any other tasks that arise during the Work Days.

• Photography: The Photography Team will share stories visually and create memories from the Work Days for residents and volunteers through photos. These photos will be used for the website, blog posts, print materials, and social media, as well as personalized postcards for residents and volunteers.

• Projects: The Projects Team will serve as a resource for ensuring projects are completed to the best of everyone’s ability. Focus areas include distributing yard signs to identify homes where projects are taking place, managing the dumpster and trash/debris removal, and answering project related questions that arise from volunteers and Project Leaders.

• Video: The Video Team will tell stories that happen through Work Days, as well as share goals of the organization through videos. These videos will be used for the website, blog posts, social media, and other types of communication and marketing, as well as special events.

Strategy Team • Communications: The Communications Team will engage residents and volunteers in conversations during Work Days in order to learn about their experience. After each Work Day, the team member will put together a blog post to share online and on social media in order to tell stories of what happens through the Work Days.

• Follow-Up: The Follow-Up Team will connect residents with available resources in their community through sharing resource packets that highlight programs and services available through partner organizations.

• Fundraising: The Fundraising Team will fill focus on events. During the Work Days, the team will jump in wherever needed to help the day run smoothly and to cover shifts at the Command Center. The team will also assist with fundraising events throughout the year.

• Neighborhood: The Neighborhood Team will connect people in the neighborhoods where ECM works in order to encourage people to get to know more of their neighbors. Team members reside in the neighborhoods where ECM works. Focus areas also include getting the word out about future Work Days and making connections for projects for future Work Days.

• Supplies: The Supplies Team will check in with volunteer groups to make sure they have the supplies needed to complete their projects on Work Days, while monitoring the inventory of available supplies at the Command Center and toolshed. Team members will also develop relationships with businesses that can provide project supplies at discounted prices or at no cost.

• Survey: The Survey Team will facilitate communication between English and Spanish speakers during Work Days, since team members are bilingual. This team is also part of the Survey Day, which begins the process of initiating conversations to identify projects for future Work Days.

Agency: Extreme Community Makeover | date posted: Mar 1, 2019 | date to expire: Dec 31, 2019 |

+  Emergency Department Volunteer

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Volunteer assists staff by cleaning and preparing emergency bays, stocking bays, visiting with patients and families, assists with fall prevention and in the Psychiatric ED as needed. Sun.– Sat., shifts are negotiated between 10:00 am and 9:00 pm)

Agency: Porter Adventist Hospital | date posted: Mar 29, 2019 | date to expire: Dec 31, 2019 |

+  Patient Care Units and Patient Concierge

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Volunteers support activities of the nursing unit by providing paraprofessional assistance. He/she collaborates with the patient, family, and nursing staff to improve patient satisfaction. Sun–Sat, shifts are negotiated between 8:00 am and 9:00 pm

Agency: Porter Adventist Hospital | date posted: Mar 29, 2019 | date to expire: Dec 31, 2019 |

+  Concussion Follow-Up Call Backs

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Volunteer will contact patients that have been diagnosed with a closed head injury and discharged from the Emergency Department to determine if the patient is still experiencing concussive symptoms. The Volunteer will use a scripted list of questions.

Agency: Porter Adventist Hospital | date posted: Mar 29, 2019 | date to expire: Dec 31, 2019 |

+  A Hudson Christmas Volunteer

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Come shine with Hudson Gardens in Littleton, CO! We need volunteers from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm for our annual holiday light show, A Hudson Christmas, on select nights between November 29th and December 31st. Help with ticket taking, greeting guests, monitoring the Christmas train, and assisting Santa. A Hudson Christmas is an extravaganza of outdoor Christmas lights that keeps the holiday spirit burning bright. Help us bring this magical family experience to thousands of visitors this holiday season. Volunteers who work three or more shifts receive a pair of complimentary tickets to the show! We are now accepting applications. Click on the link below to fill out A Hudson Christmas volunteer application. You will be able to select open shifts on the application. You will immediately receive a confirmation email and a reminder two days prior to your shift.

Agency: Hudson Gardens | date posted: Nov 5, 2019 | date to expire: Dec 31, 2019 |

+  Youth sport leagues, special events

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1. Admin Volunteer Responsible for administrative duties, which ensure we are providing a safe and fun environment for our players, and enable coaches to focus on coaching 2. Volunteer Lead Coach Work with the same team each week and coach teams through drills, scrimmage and games. 3) Volunteer Assistant Coach: Support lead coach with focus on encouraging engagement. 4) Social Media Volunteer: Create content & post on the Volo City Foundation social media sites 5) Photography Volunteer: NON- PAID Take photos & videos of our Volo City Kids in action

Agency: Volo City Kids Foundation Denver | date posted: Aug 23, 2019 | date to expire: Dec 20, 2019 |

+  Volunteer

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We are looking for a volunteer: Someone the has experience with WordPress and advanced computer skills.

Agency: Working Warrior Group | date posted: Jan 8, 2019 | date to expire: Nov 29, 2019 |

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