University of Denver

Volunteer Opportunities

Guatemala: Mobile Dental Clinic in the Mayan Highlands

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

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 |


Community Outreach and Education

Educate the public on local and state issues by walking door to door and calling citizens in the community.

Agency: Americans for Prosperity | date posted: Mar 10, 2016 | date to expire: Dec 31, 2017 |


Rebuilding Primary School Classrooms for rural community

The main component is Education infrastructure for Rural Primary schools. It is necessary to give to the community children the conditions of quality and access to education in order to avoid desertion and child labour. Painting Digging Building Mixing Cemment

Agency: Reto Juvenil Internacional / Youth Challenge International | date posted: Sep 12, 2016 | date to expire: Dec 1, 2017 |


Volunteer Opportunities Abroad in 2017

Choose from a range of customized International volunteer programs and get the professional experience of working with the locals at a very affordable cost. Our programs include Teaching English, Orphanage Projects, Wildlife Conservation, Women Empowerment as well as Medical and Healthcare Internships for people of all age groups.

All you need is to be enthusiastic and passionate enough, to be a part of the program.

Agency: Volunteering Solutions | date posted: Feb 5, 2017 | date to expire: Dec 31, 2017 |


Seeking Volunteer Leaders for Breast Cancer 5K

We are currently looking for volunteer leaders to serve on our event planning committee and subcommittees. These volunteers play a crucial role in the planning and support of our Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 5K event that happens in October in Greenwood Village. Last yer our event welcomed 3,800 walkers and raised $250,000.

Areas of focus include: Community Engagement, Corporate Engagement, Social Media Management, Event Logistics, Volunteer Management, Multicultural Engagement, and University Engagement.

Agency: American Cancer Society | date posted: Mar 9, 2017 | date to expire: Oct 22, 2017 |


Academic Tutor

Assisting students with homework, math/literacy enrichment and/or college prep. There is also an opportunity to serve as a chaperone on community service and special events.

Agency: Impact360 | date posted: May 9, 2017 | date to expire: Dec 1, 2017 |


Caring Companions for Hospice Patients

Our volunteers commit to spending quality time weekly with a person facing the end of life's journey. They can read together, sing, talk, play games or sit together in silence.

Agency: Brookdale Hospice | date posted: Jul 20, 2017 | date to expire: Jul 1, 2018 |


Administrative Support Volunteer

Administrative Support volunteers share their time and organizational talents with our office staff providing customer service, communication assistance and overall team support.

Agency: Brookdale Hospice | date posted: Jul 20, 2017 | date to expire: May 31, 2018 |


Ski and Snowboard Volunteer Instructors needed at the National Sports Center for the Disabled (Free Lift Passes Available!)

The NSCD is currently in need of Alpine Skiing, Snowboarding, and Cross-Country (Nordic) Ski Programs Volunteers, as these programs are our greatest volunteer need during the winter season! Our Nordic program is held at Devil’s Thumb Ranch, while our Alpine Ski and Ride programs are held at Winter Park Resort. Ski and snowboard instructors will work with students who have a range of cognitive and/or physical disabilities.

Volunteers can receive free lift or season passes to Winter Park Resort depending on their commitment level.

Agency: National Sports Center for the Disabled | date posted: Jul 26, 2017 | date to expire: Dec 31, 2017 |


Kayak & Rock Climbing Volunteer Instructors needed at the National Sports Center for the Disabled

The NSCD is looking for volunteers for the following programs in the Denver/Metro area!

• Indoor Kayaking – Indoor kayaking volunteers are needed every Monday from 6:30-8:30PM, with a first-time volunteer training held directly beforehand (6-6:30PM). Volunteers will learn about our adaptive equipment and teach disabled participants how to launch, put on life jackets, and the different strokes.

• Paddle Sports – Volunteers teach kayak, canoe, and stand up paddle board progressions for all ability levels to children and adults with various disabilities. Paddle Sports Programs are held outdoors, and generally run weekdays from 5-8PM or 9AM-4PM, though exact dates and times can vary. First time volunteers can attend the Monday night indoor kayak training, or schedule a separate training with the program coordinator.

• Indoor/Outdoor Rock Climbing – Volunteers provide a fun experience while passing along the skills instrumental to being a successful climber. Indoor programs are hosted at the Denver PAL Club, while outdoor programs are held at Clear Creek Canyon. Programs usually take place Monday through Friday in mornings and afternoons, though exact dates and times can vary.

• Sports Clinics/Camps – Volunteers participate in a variety of activities, educational experiences and specialized camps, which are often a partnership with Denver professional sports teams. Volunteers engage students and impart sports tips and techniques throughout lesson. Most opportunities take place on weekdays in the morning or early afternoon.

Agency: National Sports Center for the Disabled | date posted: Jul 26, 2017 | date to expire: May 31, 2018 |


MS Adult Prom

Parking attendant Guest Relations checking tickets, collecting money, checking wristbands Raffle/Silent auction - collecting money gathering tickets for raffle, walking around with donation buckets, collecting contact info from bidders Security - checking ID's, keeping count of guest, make sure donation buckets are not messed with, remove any guest that are being a problem, make sure only VIP guest go into VIP area. Floater - make sure cups, plates, napkins, silver are stocked for guest. Restock bid sheets for silent auction if they get filled. Empty donation buckets if they get filled. Food - restock food as it gets low, serve food, assist food vendors. Decorating - decorate and setup prior to the event. Street Team - distribute print material, pick up donated items, shopping for items we may need. Deliver prizes to guest that were not at the event to claim them. Office Assistant - send out thank you's to sponsors and VIP guest, collect data, data entry, email campaigns. Multi Media - Graphic design & Web Design Photography - take pictures at our events Videographer - get video footage of events for promotional material

Agency: MSterious Miracles | date posted: Jul 28, 2017 | date to expire: Apr 28, 2018 |


Peer Mentors for Social Skills Instruction

Volunteers will socialize within structured activities with our clients who have developmental disabilities to model and reinforce skills related to socialization.

Agency: Yellow Bird Community Center, LLC | date posted: Aug 15, 2017 | date to expire: Aug 31, 2018 |


Special Olympics Coach

The Special Olympics Coach will coach up to six adults with developmental disabilities to compete in quarterly regional competitions.

Agency: Yellow Bird Community Center, LLC | date posted: Aug 15, 2017 | date to expire: Aug 31, 2018 |


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