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 |


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 |


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 |


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 |


Emergency Department Volunteer

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

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

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 |


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