Ongoing Community Service
- After School Arts Program – Dos Rios Elementary
The Mexican American Studies Club is looking for volunteers to help with an arts-based after-school program it hosts from 3:45-4:45 p.m. every Thursday at Dos Rios Elementary School in Greeley. If you're interested in working with kids, teaching art and learning more about Mexican American culture, please contact Ashley Safford, MAS President, at email@example.com.
- After School Tutors – Dos Rios Elementary School
The After School Tutor Program at Dos Rios Elementary is looking for volunteers to help kindergarten through fifth grade students struggling in certain subject areas. Tutoring times are Mondays, 2:15-3:15 PM, and Wednesdays and Thursdays, 3:45-4:45 PM. If interested, please contact Sandi Marques at firstname.lastname@example.org or 719-680-8025.
- American Cancer Society’s Road to Recovery
The American Cancer Society’s Road to Recovery program is looking for drivers in Weld County area who own a safe a reliable vehicle, have a valid driver’s license, adequate insurance, good driving record, and a passion to help. Every day, thousands of cancer patients need a ride to a medical facility for treatment. Sometimes the biggest challenge in cancer treatment is getting to treatment. If you’re interested in saving a life by volunteering your time as a Road to Recovery driver, Paula Stephen at (970) 350-5017 or go to http://www.cancer.org/treatment/supportprogramsservices/road-to-recovery for more information.
- The Arc of Weld County
Come volunteer with The Arc of Weld County and be a part of grassroots change committed to creating opportunities for children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. We have many opportunities for volunteers to make a difference. Some of these include:
- Down Syndrome Support Group: Volunteers will provide childcare during the support group from 6-8pm one night a month, every other month.
- Film Festival: Volunteers will help greet guests, pass out candy, and help guests to their seats. This event takes place in March during National Disability Month.
- Families in Action: Volunteers will attend a 3 day retreat in Estes park providing camp activities to children with intellectual and developmental disabilities while their parents receive advocacy training. This is one of our biggest events and requires at least 30 volunteers. This event takes place in August and requires volunteers to attend an orientation during the summer and become CPR certified.
These opportunities and many more are available. Please contact Mike Heroy at 970.353.5219 or by email, MikeH@arcweldcounty.org for more information.
- Bear Hug Club
The Bear Hug Club is looking for volunteers to serve as classroom helpers each week during literacy blocks in District 6 elementary school classrooms. Volunteers would do things like monitor students working independently, and help with reading assignments. There are a variety of times available throughout the week at various schools. To find a classroom that matches your schedule, or to learn more about this program, contact Cassie Noble at email@example.com or 970-348-6223.
- Boys & Girls Clubs of Weld County
Boys & Girls Clubs of Weld County is looking for consistent and committed volunteers who can become deeply involved and provide enriching activities to the youth we serve at any of our four Weld County Clubhouses. Volunteer opportunities include: van drivers, data entry, program volunteers, general cleaning, customer service/front desk, and coaching for any of our Team Sports programs. Please contact Emily Stanfill at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or call (970) 353-1278.
The Brighton and Commerce City Police Department Victim Services Unit is seeking highly motivated individuals to become volunteer victim advocates. Victim Services Unit (VSU) provides support and services to victims of crime or traumatic situations such as domestic violence, traffic fatalities, assaults and sexual assaults. VSU provides crisis intervention 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Each volunteer is required to cover a minimum of four 12-hour shifts per month. Each volunteer receives 40 hours of training before responding to calls on their own.
To volunteer, go to http://www.brightonco.gov/348/Become-a-Volunteer and send application to Brighton Police Department, Attn: Alexis Gutierrez, 3401 E. Bromley Lane, Brighton, CO 80601 or email email@example.com. For more information, contact Kim Messina, 303-655-2308, firstname.lastname@example.org, or Alexis Gutierrez, 303-655-2344, email@example.com or go to http://www.brightonco.gov/victimservices.
- Catholic Charities - Guadalupe Comm. Center Homeless Shelter & Programs
The Guadalupe Community Center (970-353-6433) has an emergency homeless shelter for all of Weld County, which houses in separate areas, families, individual women, and individual men. We help additional clients with programs (Seniors, Crime Victims, Families, Farm Labor Housing, etc.).
Volunteer needs include food preparation and serving meals in the shelter, shelter office and front desk help (needed 24/7), assistance in the shelter distribution center, child care providers, Friendly Visitors for the Senior Program, and computer lab assistance for Farm Labor Housing program. If you are interested in volunteering, or want to tour the shelter, please contact Verna Recor at (970) 347-8725 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Children’s Literacy Center
The Children’s Literacy Center is looking for volunteers to help tutor elementary students in reading. No prior experience is needed; all necessary training is provided. Tutoring sessions over Summer 2016 are held twice a week (Mon/Wed or Tue/Thur from 2:00-3:00pm) at Salida del Sol Academy, from June 13-July 28. Volunteers must be at least 14 years of age. No prior tutoring experience is required. The tutoring is made easy with the use of the Peak Reader curricula. It is phonics based and gives step-by-step instructions. Training is provided in person or online. Once trained, tutors are able to target their student’s specific reading needs which, in turn, will help them to read with more confidence!
- City of Fort Collins
The City of Fort Collins is looking for volunteers for a variety of programs that enhance the services the city provides. Volunteers can serve one day, as interns, or long term. To see what opportunities are coming up, go to www.fcgov.com/volunteer. For more information, contact Charlotte Boney at email@example.com or 970-416-4245.
- The City of Greeley Culture, Parks, and Recreation Department
The City of Greeley Culture, Parks, and Recreation Department is looking for volunteers for the following:
- For volunteer opportunities at the Union Colony Civic Center, please contact Jessica Rivera at 970-350-9454 or firstname.lastname@example.org. The Union Colony Civic Center is always accepting applications for volunteers to help usher and make the theater a fun, exciting, and welcoming place for guests. Your generous donation of time and energy to the arts is a gift to the entire community.
- Volunteer Coaches: Assist in youth and adult sports. If you would be interested in being a coach for a particular sporting event, call (970) 350-9401 for more information or download the Volunteer Application. Applications for coaches can also be found at both the Greeley Recreation Center (651 10th Avenue) or of the Family Funplex (1501 65th Avenue).
- Rocky Mountain Senior Games: Volunteers are needed to assist at all venues for this statewide event that typically occurs during the summer months. For more information on dates and how to volunteer, call (970) 350-9433.
- Senior Center Volunteers: The Senior Center (address) needs volunteers for the Welcome Desk, Nutrition Program, Class Instructors, Front Desk Staff, Coach/Team Managers, Senior Center Welcome Committee and Sam’s Nutrition Data. If interested, please call (970) 350-9440.
- Bus & Van Drivers: Volunteers are needed to help provide transportation for youth and senior outings throughout the year. If you have a good driving record, call (970) 350-9400 or download a Volunteer Application.
If you’re looking to volunteer for the Parks Department or in one of Greeley’s fine natural open spaces, please call (970) 350-9390.
- Flag Football (City of Greeley Youth Enrichment Program)
The City of Greeley’s Youth Enrichment Program is looking for flag football volunteers. Volunteers are needed for officiating games (Wednesday’s and Friday’s from 4:30-5:30) and helping to coach one elementary school team (practices on Tuesday’s and Thursday’s from 3:45-4:45). If interested, please contact Dominique Padilla at email@example.com or 970-350-9431.
- Colorado Odyssey of the Mind
The Colorado Odyssey of the Mind is looking for a Primary Problem Captain to help organize creative problem-solving tournaments and events for students from kindergarten through college. Odyssey of the Mind is an international educational program that provides participants to apply creativity to solve problems that range from building mechanical devices to presenting original interpretations of literary classics. For more information, visit www.coloradoodyssey.org. If interested in helping out, please contact Allison Devries at firstname.lastname@example.org or 970-491-6152.
- Community Educational Outreach
Community Education Outreach offers education and training to felons serving sentences in the Community Corrections Facility in Greeley, including GED tutoring and job search training such as resume writing, interviewing, etc. Volunteers are needed for the following positions:
- Education Instructor: Aid students with homework for the GED course and skills program and teach classes as needed. Hours are from 4:00-5:00 PM, Monday-Thursday.
- Career Instructor: Teach classes on help students one-on-one with resume writing, job seeking, and cover letter writing. Hours are from 5:30-8:30 PM, Monday-Thursday.
If interested or if you have additional questions, please email Kristina Adams at Kristina@ceocolorado.org.
- Covell Care & Rehabilitation
Volunteers are needed to assist older individuals in the Greeley community to provide in home care that will supplement care provided by occupational and physical therapists. Volunteers will work closely with therapists to receive guidance and direction in maintaining exercise programs, and supporting strategies in place to help patients reach personal goals. This could include helping with light chores and organization around patients' homes, providing companionship and conversation, and engaging patients in enjoyable activities. If interested, contact Cassandra Gonzales at email@example.com or 970-204-4331.
Immediate need for easy-going, reliable, honest, good-humored, courteous volunteer for two-hours a week to spend time with a kind and fun-loving 76 year-old-woman living alone with ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease). Volunteer will provide companionship and simple help around the house like cleaning, filing papers, helping on the computer and reorganizing. Human service related majors like speech therapy, human development, social services or students looking to make a difference in someones life preferred. Possible shadowing opportunities with PT, OT and Speech Therapy. Contact Krista at 970-980-9377 for details.
- Downtown Development Authority
Downtown Development Authority is looking for volunteers to help with Children’s activities and games at events, event set-up, tear-down, and general event management during special events throughout the year.
Upcoming events include:
- Blarney on the Block: an Irish celebration and parade the Saturday prior to St. Patrick’s Day
- Easter Egg Hunt: for three different age groups the Saturday before Easter
- Derby Daze/Thrift Store Prom: An outdoor concert and benefit event in Mid April
- Friday Fests: outdoor concert every Friday night from early May through the end of September
- AgriCULTURE Fest and Feast: celebration of our ag heritage and benefit event or the Greeley Creative District
- OktoBREWfest: The DDA’s MAIN fundraising event. Two day at the end of September or early October
- ChalkFest: large chalk event in mid September held at a UNC parking lot
- Trick or Treat Street: children’s event held downtown the Friday before (or Friday of) Halloween
- Family Connects
Family Connects is looking for PLAY SPECIALISTS to provide educational, developmentally appropriate play group activities for low-income Weld County children while their parents are participating in classes aimed at supporting their child’s development. These parenting classes help families learn and develop skills to promote their child’s school readiness, early literacy, and overall wellness. Other behind-the-scenes and one-time event volunteer opportunities are also available. To get involved, please contact Alissa Hawks at 970-347-2493 or Alissa.Hawks@northeastbho.org.
- Gardens on Spring Creek, Fort Collins
The Gardens on Spring Creek, Fort Collins’ community botanic garden, is seeking volunteers for one-day service opportunities including: cleaning their outdoor kitchen, staffing Garden of Lights as a greeter, cider server, or assisting with kids activities, and much more! Contact Ann Achilli at firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up as an individual or group.
- Greeley Area Habitat for Humanity
Greeley Area Habitat for Humanity is looking for volunteers to help fulfill their mission of providing decent and affordable housing to low income families.
Opportunities to serve include:
- Office: general administrative
- Resource Development: social media, events, promotions
- Construction Site: build homes
- ReStore: warehouse, donation pickup, administration, process donations
- Learning Center: oversee students working on computers and assist with homework
- Leadership Committees: family services, church relations, construction services
Please contact Melody Storgaard at email@example.com or call (970)351-6766 for more information.
- Greeley Museums
The City of Greeley Museums office is currently looking for volunteers for a number of upcoming special events and ongoing volunteer opportunities. If you're interested in volunteering, please contact Wendy Potts, Volunteer Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Annual events needing volunteers include Potato Day (September), Greeley Stampede (June-July), Weld County Fair (July), Pets and Popsicles (August), Fall History Fest (September), and Howl-O-Ween Trick or Treat (October).
- Greeley Place Independent Senior Living Community
Greeley Place, an Independent Senior Living Community, is looking for volunteers to provide or assist with activities. Volunteer opportunities can be one time or on a regular basis. Activities may include crafts, special events, interest groups, trips, games or presentations on topics of your interest. Music performances are also greatly appreciated. If interested or for additional information, contact Mary Hagen via email email@example.com or call 970-351-0683.
- Greeley Place (Retirement Living)
Greeley Place is looking for volunteers to provide presentations about the variety of different cultural backgrounds in the Greeley community to the individuals residing in their assisted living community. If interested in helping out, please contact Mary Hagen at 970-351-0683 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- UNC Hockey
UNC Hockey is looking for volunteers for their 2017-2018 season. Volunteers are welcome to work as many games as they would like, and can help assist with any of the following positions: score keeping, photography, announcing, broadcasting, or playing music. The hockey season typically goes from September to March and all games will be held at the Greeley Ice Haus. For more information visit www.uncbearshockey.com/volunteer or contact Erin Prueter at email@example.com.
- HorseBuds Therapeutic Riding Center
HorseBuds Therapeutic Riding Center is looking for volunteers in all areas, from side walking, horse leading, office management, accounting, grant writing, and manual labor.
The riding center is located just north of Greeley and provides equine assisted activities contributing to cognitive, physical, and social well-being of youths and adults with disabilities and their families. Specifically, the center offers the Horse Boy Method for individuals on the Autism Spectrum and/or with neuro-developmental disorders, therapeutic riding, and equine facilitated learning. Horse experience not required and monthly trainings are provided.
- "I Have a Dream" Foundation
The “I Have a Dream” Foundation is getting ready for its summer programming at Thunder Valley K-8 in Frederick! This program will provide the Carbon Valley Class — 50 elementary students from low-income backgrounds — with academic and enrichment activities for six weeks. To support these youth, the organization is searching for 36 passionate volunteers in the Weld County community to help our staff host fun and engaging activities. If you’re interested in having fun while impacting a child’s life please contact Tyler Works at Tyler.Works@ihaveadreamboulder.org or 781-879-8927.
- Life Stories Child & Family Advocacy (formerly A Kid’s Place)
Life Stories Child & Family Advocacy (formerly A Kid’s Place) provides advocacy for abused and neglected children throughout Weld County. We are an umbrella organization that holds two programs: CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) and the CAC (Child Advocacy Center). If you are interested in volunteering at an event, please contact Cheryl at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you are 21 years or older and interested in becoming an advocate for abused and neglected children, please contact Kodie at email@example.com. More agency information can be found at www.lifestoriesweld.org.
- Loveland Habit For Humanity
Loveland Habit For Humanity is always seeking volunteers to assist with construction and at the Loveland Restore. Construction site volunteers will help build homes for families and individuals in need of affordable housing, no previous experience required. The Loveland Restore serves to help raise money for the construction projects by selling gently used items and volunteers help sort items that come in, assist the office, or help lift furniture. If interested in volunteering please visit the Loveland Habit For Humanity website or contact the appropriate individual below:
Construction: Lisa Construction Volunteer Coordinator
Phone: (970) 669-9769
Restore: Renae Ferson Marketing Director/Volunteer Coordinator
Phone: (970) 669-7343
- Meeker Commons
Meeker Commons, a non-profit, low-income apartment that is predominately seniors is in need of volunteers to run activities with the residents. The activities could be once a month or once a week. We are especially interested in volunteers to do crafts or card games - anything along those lines. Bring your enthusiasm and creativity.
For more information, please contact Celene Van Buren at CVanBuren@rmcommunities.org or 970-222-9233.
- Northern Colorado AIDS Project
The Northern Colorado AIDS Project looking for volunteers to help with Transportation Assistance for people living with HIV/AIDS. NCAP offers this assistance to its clients who are unable, because of physical or financial barriers, to transport themselves to and from medical and dental appointments. These appointments are located in the Boulder, Longmont, Greeley, and Denver metro areas.
Volunteers need to have a good driving record, general availability between 7AM-3PM, Monday-Friday, commit to a minimum of 4 hours each time, and have knowledge and openness toward the LGBTQQI community. All volunteers are compensated for gas expenditures.
For more information, please contact Kendra Wickline at 970-484-4479 or Kendra.Wickline@coloradohealthnetwork.org.
- Outdoor Colorado
Since 1984, Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado (VOC) has been motivating and enabling people to become active stewards of Colorado’s natural resources.
VOC works with conservation and land agencies and relies on thousands of people annually to provide a volunteer workforce for outdoor stewardship projects. These projects take place across Colorado – from city parks and open spaces, to grasslands and foothills, to alpine meadows and peaks.
- Partners Mentoring Youth
Partners Mentoring Youth coordinates one-to-one mentoring relationships between positive adult role models and youth (ages 7-17) facing challenges in their personal, social, and academic lives.
Senior Partners are needed to begin sharing their lives in everyday activities with Junior Partners (youth). Partnerships will be based on common interests, personality characteristics, volunteer strengths, and the needs of the youth. Senior Partners are asked to commit an average of 3 hours a week with a Junior Partner (youth) for a minimum of one year. Application process and training are required prior to becoming a Senior Partner.
Activity Volunteers are needed help with monthly group activities for youth who are waiting to be matched with Senior Partners. Application process and training are required prior to becoming an Activity Volunteer.
If interested in volunteering, or if you have additional questions, feel free to contact Gail Shatz at 970-378-6501 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Poudre River Trail
The Poudre River Trail system is looking for volunteers to help with trail maintenance and special events throughout the year. Volunteers are needed for mowing and weed trimming, vehicle and equipment maintenance, and pulling noxious weeds. Groups can also adopt sections of the trail for clean-up. If interested, contact Mike Sidwell at Mike.Sidwell@greeleygov.com or (970) 336-4044.
- Relay for Life
Relay for Life UNCO is looking for volunteers to help with their overnight walk fundraiser for cancer research and cancer related needs. This year’s event is scheduled for April 10-11, 2015, starting at 6 PM in the Campus Recreation Center. Volunteers will help with activities and games to keep people awake all night long, because cancer never sleeps, so neither do we.
If interested in helping out, contact Brooke Hershfeldt at 970-350-5020 or email@example.com, Gabe Scally at 303-523-9460, Kasey Sparacio at 720-281-8148, or Maggie Hodge at 720-300-1384. For more information, check out the Relay for Life UNCO Facebook page.
- Resource Center for Pregnancy and Personal Health
The Resource Center for Pregnancy and Personal Health needs volunteers to assemble various crafts, advise and support visitors to the center, and share information about the free services offered and refer the campus and the Greeley community to the center. The Resource Center is faith-based non-profit that requests information about life-affirming commitments and Christian values from volunteer applicants.
For more information, contact UNC@pregnancygreeley.com.
- Right to Read
The Right to Read Adult Education Center is looking for volunteer classroom aides to provide general support to adult students achieve personal academic. Classroom aides will help the refugee and asylee population of Greeley improve English language skills (both written and conversational), cultural orientation, and help students prepare for the GED or the citizenship examination. For more information on programs and opportunities to volunteer, go to www.righttoread.net.
If interested in volunteering, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 970-352-7323.
Right to Read is looking for volunteers to assist instructors and give personal attention to groups and individual adult learners of English. Volunteers will aid full time instructors in Beginning CRESL (Colorado Refugee English as Second Language) career readiness language courses and ESL (English as Second Language) computer labs for advanced ESL learners. If interested, please contact Lisa Taylor at (970) 352-7323 or email@example.com.
- Rocky Mountain Senior Games
The Rocky Mountain Senior Games is looking for volunteers to help at the games in Greeley from June 8-12, 2016. Volunteers will work a minimum of two hour shifts, are welcome to work as much as they would like, and can do anything from registration to score keeping, field measuring, raking sand, timing, etc. Tasks vary depending on the sport. No experience is necessary. Training will be provided by the on-site coordinator on the day of the event. For more information, contact Sheri at Lobmeyer@greeleygov.com or go to www.rockymountainseniorgames.com for volunteer registration.
- Senior Resource Services - Volunteer Driving Program
Senior Resource Services is looking for volunteers to provide transportation for seniors throughout Weld County. SRS provides free transportation to our Weld County Seniors over the age of 60 that either cannot, or choose not to, drive, in hopes that these individuals are able to remain healthy and independent. Volunteers use their own vehicles and may drive as many or few trips as they like, with flexible daytime hours, days, weeks, and months – drivers choose each appointment. Other volunteer opportunities include respite care, and person to person care. Volunteers must be 18 years or older. If interested, please call (970) 352-9348 or go to www.seniorresourceservices.info to download an application. For more questions, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Sexual Assault Victim Advocate Center (SAVA)
Super Girls and Super Boys (June-August): Do some good this summer by partnering with a Super Boy or Super Girl! SAVA staff teaches kids 6-11 about gender stereotypes and encourage healthy body image while training for a 5k. Mentors are invited to spend time with their partner a few times over the summer, write short letters each week and share in the sweet, sweet victory of finishing a 5k with their Super Girl or Super Boy. Mentors must be 18 years or older. Interested or need more info? Please contact Julie or Dylan by emailing Julia@savacenter.org or Dylan@savacenter.org or by calling our office at 970-472-4204.
SART Peers (August-May): SAVA has a fantastic group of high school seniors and juniors eager to educate their peers on healthy relationships and sexual assault, but we need YOU! SART Peers Mentors provide support to SART Peers during presentations. Please contact Julie or Dylan by emailing Julia@savacenter.org or Dylan@savacenter.org.
SAVA Hotline Advocates (ongoing): SAVA hotline advocates respond to calls that come through on SAVA’s 24-Hour Rape Crisis Hotline. Advocates are a source of invaluable support and information for those who call. For more information, please contact Jen Cagle by emailing email@example.com or calling 970-506-4059.
- Answer calls on 24-Hour Rape Crisis Hotline
- Provide emotional support and advocacy for survivor
- Provide information and resources to survivor
- If needed, accompany survivors to hospital, police station, or court dates.
- Give caller referrals to SAVA therapists or support groups
Expectations for Advocates:
- Advocates must be at least 18 years of age
Attend 40 hour training
- Commit to volunteer for 1 year after training
- Sign up for 3 shifts per month
- Soccer Without Borders
Soccer Without Borders is looking for volunteer tutors for their after school program. Soccer Without Borders currently works with students in middle school and high school, with the majority of students from Burma and Somalia. If interested, please contact Abby Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Student Council for Exceptional Children (SCEC)
The Student Council for Exceptional Children (SCEC) hosts regular Respite Nights for parents of children (ages 2-15) with disabilities and their siblings. Volunteers are needed from 5:30pm (to set up) to 9:30 (clean-up) at Greeley’s Rodarte Center (920 A St.). Respite Nights average 60-70 children and each night has a theme in which volunteers are encouraged to dress up according to the theme.
Spring semester themes and dates are:
- Friday, February 5th; Under the Sea!
- Friday, March 4th; Seussical Dr. Seuss!
- Friday, April 8th; The Big Birthday Bash!
- Student Recovery Program
The Student Recovery Program at Greeley Central High School is looking for volunteers to guide and support at-risk high school males. Volunteers in the after school program will help keep students on task, develop strong study skills, and learn problem solving abilities. Expertise in tutoring or math is NOT required! Please contact Tammi VanDrunen at email@example.com for more information.
- Suncrest Hospice
Suncrest Hospice is looking for volunteers! Every volunteer has something to offer our hospice patients. We need people to read, converse and provide companionship and care to our patients at end-of-life. We have a vast variety of patients that would also benefit from volunteers who are veterans, massage therapists, musicians, pet support, art therapy, aroma therapy or someone to just provide a compassionate presence to our patients and their families. Please contact Emily Martinez, our volunteer coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 970.619.8378.
- United Way
Promises for Children, within the United Way of Weld County, is looking for volunteers interested in working with families with young children on early childhood education. Other opportunities, such as help with general office tasks, advertising, embroidery on blankets, babysitting (Spanish speakers), and more, are also available. So grab a group of friends and contact Christina at 970-304-6168 or email@example.com for more information.
Psychology, Education, Social Work, and Nursing majors encouraged, internship opportunities available. Spanish or English speakers needed.
The Volunteer Resource Center at United Way of Weld County is dedicated to helping interested groups or individuals find meaningful volunteer opportunities here in Weld County. For questions or assistance finding a volunteer opportunity that's right for you, contact Tara Hess at firstname.lastname@example.org or 970-304-6198.
- Turn Around Bikes
Turn Around Bikes is looking for volunteers who are interested in learning basic bicycle repair and maintenance. No experience is required to get involved with our Thursday night workshops. If interested, email Liz Young at Liz@ncyfc.org or check us out on Twitter (@TurnAroundBikes), Facebook, or LinkedIn.
Turn Around Bikes wants to donate over 50 bicycles this Holiday Season to families Weld County who cannot afford to give their child a bike as a present, but we need your help! Stop by NCYFC on Thursday evenings at 7 PM to repair child and teenager bicycles that will be donated this Holiday Season. Individuals and groups are welcome! If you want to be part of this hands-on volunteer opportunity, learn a skill, and give back to the community, contact Liz@ncyfc.org to get more information.
- Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado
Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado is a non-profit organization that offers a wide variety of stewardship projects all around the state. Projects range from ½ day projects in the front-country to multi-day wilderness camping excursions. We do everything from more mellow gardening at community gardens to strenuous trail construction projects and everything in between. Our projects run from Late March until the end of October. No experience is necessary and tools, food, and camping (on weekend-long projects) are provided. To see this seasons project schedule and sign up to be a volunteer visit www.voc.org; call 303-715-1010 x 116 or email email@example.com for any questions.
- Ombudsman Volunteer Program
The Weld County Area Agency on Aging is looking for volunteers interested in protecting the rights of elderly persons in long-term care facilities via investigating complaints, educating interested parties in the Ombudsman program and elderly rights, and mediating and assisting in the resolution of concerns and complaints between elderly persons and caregivers. Volunteers are required by the state to be have a background check and be certified, but twenty hours of classroom and hands-on training are provided the OV Program to reach this certification. If interested, please contact Kathleen Alvarado at 970-346-6950 (ext. 6129) or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Weld Food Bank
The Weld Food Bank is seeking volunteers for food box deliveries (to seniors), Mobile Food Pantry distributions, and a number of special events throughout the year, such as food drives and assistance in the warehouse. The mission of WFB is to lead and engage the community in the fight against hunger in Weld County. If interested and for more information, contact Kristy Aldridge at 970-356-2199 or email@example.com.
- Wildlands Restoration Volunteers
Wildlands Restoration Volunteers is a non-profit organization that offers a wide variety of projects ranging from ½ day trips to multi-day camping excursions, and from light duty native seed collections to strenuous trail building and erosion control projects, every weekend between mid-March and mid-October. No experience is necessary; tools provided and food is often provided. To see this seasons project schedule and sign up to be a volunteer visit www.wlrv.org; call (303)543-1411 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for any questions.
- Women 2 Women
Women 2 Women is dedicated to providing monetary assistance to the women of Greeley and Evans, Colorado, who are burdened with unexpected and immediate financial needs that cannot be met by other community resources.
Volunteers are need to help with the Creative Community, which helps Greeley's refugee population (mainly Karenni and Karen people groups of Burma) learn the sewing arts to introduce garment construction to provide items for their families and community.
If you know how to sew, are good with children, are familiar with the Karenni and Karen people groups, have second language skills, or just have general questions about Women 2 Women, please contact Marlene (Program Director) at email@example.com or 970-396-7298.