University of Denver

Volunteer Opportunities

Be Part of Ending Hunger In Your Community

Metro Caring is Denver's leading hunger relief organization and volunteers play a vital role in our success. We have several flexible volunteer opportunities for you. Specifically volunteer are welcome to serve as a warehouse or market assistant.

- Market Assistant: This position will help participants select food items while they shop in our market. It is a customer service focused position and is great for volunteers who want to interact with participants.

- Warehouse Assistant: Volunteers in our warehouse will help will help inspect, clean, sort and box food donation deliverers. This area does not require heavy lifting. Great experience for group who want to work together.

Agency: Metro Caring | date posted: Oct 6, 2015 | date to expire: Jan 1, 2019 |


Impact volunteers

Volunteers might help us set up and work at various events through out the year, write letters to the editor about campaign issues, help gather petition signatures for campaign, and build coalitions on campus

Agency: Impact! | date posted: Sep 23, 2016 | date to expire: Aug 31, 2018 |


Parenting Time Program

If you enjoy children and would like to be active with a dynamic team of social service providers, this may be the perfect fit for you!

Agency: Family Tree | date posted: Jun 15, 2017 | date to expire: Jun 30, 2018 |


ASL Interpreter

The Delores Project is Denver’s largest provider of safe, comfortable shelter and individualized services for unaccompanied women and transgender individuals who are experiencing homelessness. Our model of service is one of hospitality, respect and regard for the dignity of each guest. We have seen an increase in demand for services from the deaf community. As communication is so critical in shelter services, we are seeking someone to assist in facilitating communication between staff and guests as well as guest to guest communication. Primary Responsibilities • Provide translation services during our twice weekly house meeting (Tuesdays and Fridays 7 pm to 8 pm). • We operate from 5 pm to 8 am Monday through Friday, and 24 hours on the weekend. If the volunteer desires, more time can be spent in the shelter to provide for communication between guests. • Maintain confidentiality of the shelter.

Agency: The Delores Project | date posted: Jun 27, 2017 | date to expire: Jun 27, 2018 |


Childcare for Empowerment

Would provide structured childcare from a schedule to help families looking to empower themselves through work and education. Would be required to complete training and introduction.

Agency: Angelica Village | date posted: Apr 10, 2018 | date to expire: Jul 31, 2018 |


Mentor

Would be required to mentor a matched youth for development in education, life skills, and social relationships.

Agency: Angelica Village | date posted: Apr 10, 2018 | date to expire: Jul 31, 2018 |


AmeriCorps VISTA

ACC is hiring 5 VISTAs to work in the areas of business development, marketing & outreach, program innovation, volunteer systems, and volunteer infrastructure. Visit our website at http://www.acc-den.org/vista for more information and to apply.

Agency: ECDC African Community Center of Denver (ACC) | date posted: Apr 26, 2018 | date to expire: Jul 31, 2018 |


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