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 |


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, 2019 |


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: Jun 1, 2019 |


Friendly Visitor Program

Weekly, bi-weekly or monthly visits with isolated older adults.

Agency: Lutheran Family Services Rocky Mountains | date posted: May 21, 2018 | date to expire: May 31, 2019 |


Ready to Achieve Mentoring Program

The Ready to Achieve Mentoring Program (RAMP) TM is a high-tech, career-focused mentoring program for youth involved with or at risk of becoming involved with the juvenile justice system, including those with disabilities. The RAMP TM model uses a combination of group, peer, and one-on-one mentoring to promote the successful transition of RAMP TM youth to employment, continued learning opportunities, and independent living. Youth participate in weekly career preparation-focused group meetings, including peer-supported goal setting and exploration of careers in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). While in RAMP TM, youth have the opportunity to assess and explore their own career interests; develop a plan and set goals for their transition; create a resource map of their community’s high-tech industries; gain workplace soft skills; build resume-writing and interviewing skills; interact with employers and experience a variety of work settings; give and receive peer support; take advantage of group and personal leadership opportunities; design and build a high-tech-related team project, and most importantly... have fun!

Ability Connection Colorado’s, Ready to Achieve Mentoring Program (RAMP) TM, is seeking adult volunteers to commit to supporting, guiding, and being a friend to a young person for a period of at least one year. By becoming part of the social network of adults and community members who care about the youth, the mentor can help youth develop and reach positive academic, career, and personal goals.

Role of the Mentor

Take the lead in supporting a young person through an ongoing, one-to-one relationship. Serve as a positive role model and friend. Build the relationship by planning and participating in activities together. Strive for mutual respect. Build self-esteem and motivation. Help set goals and work toward accomplishing them.

Agency: Ability Connection Colorado | date posted: Jun 11, 2018 | date to expire: Jun 11, 2019 |


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 |


Walk MS: Denver

There is something for everyone at our event! Self-select your volunteer spot!

Agency: National MS Society | date posted: Feb 11, 2019 | date to expire: Apr 26, 2019 |


MDA Volunteer

Office help, Muscle walk volunteers, Fire Fighter Chili cook-off, MDA Summer Camp Preparation

Agency: Muscular Dystrophy Association | date posted: Feb 25, 2019 | date to expire: Oct 31, 2019 |


Camp Counselor at MDA Camp!

As a volunteer, you will be a camper’s “buddy” for the week as you participate in adaptive camp experiences, games, dances, meal time and more. You also will take on the role of 24-hour caregiver, friend and confidence-builder.

You must be at camp for an entire week, including nights.

Dates for camp are: June 16th-21st (campers ages 8-12) June 23rd-28th (campers ages 13-17)

Agency: Muscular Dystrophy Association | date posted: Mar 4, 2019 | date to expire: May 17, 2019 |


SNAP Volunteer Counselor

Volunteers will help by increasing our outreach into the community and reducing the SNAP gap in Colorado by assisting clients in navigating through their applications.

Agency: Benefits in Action | date posted: Mar 11, 2019 | date to expire: Oct 15, 2019 |


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