Volunteers Needed

University Program Council (UPC) is looking for volunteers:

  • For ongoing opportunities with UPC please click here.

A Kid’s Place is hosting its 4th Annual Top Chef Northern Colorado Benefit is looking for volunteers to help out on Saturday, April 26th at the Island Grove Exhibition Hall in north Greeley. Set-up starts at 8:00am and the event clean-up will last until 11:00pm. If interested in volunteering, sign up HERE. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Sarah Feola at SFeola@akidsplace.org or 970-353-5970.

Local supporters of the Amendment 66 Campaign are looking for volunteers to help distribute informational door hangers. Volunteers will be paired with other individuals and provided all necessary materials, maps, and instructions. Volunteers are not required to knock or talk to individuals.

If interested in participating, meet at the following residences, dates, and times:

  • Saturday, October 19th, 9:00 AM –1929 Homestead Rd. (Map link)
  • Saturday, October 26th, 9:00 AM – Colorado Commits to Kids, 906 9th Ave. (Map link)
  • Saturday, November 2nd, 9:00 AM – Colorado Commits to Kids, 906 9th Ave. (Map link)

For more information or additional ways to get involved, please contact Judy Kron at 970-330-7163 or judykron@comcast.net, or Patty Swanson at 970-352-6538 or mjfpss@comcast.net.

Bikin’ for Berkeley, Cruisin’ for a Cure is looking for volunteers to help man locations and stops along a poker run fundraiser on Sunday, June 8th from 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM. Each stop is about two hours long and volunteers will receive all necessary training and materials. If interested, contact Rochelle Peth at 970-371-1210 or teamberkeleybae@gmail.com, or Crystal DeNoncourt at 970-405-9240.

The City of Greeley's Culture, Parks, and Recreation Department is looking for volunteers for the following:

  • For volunteer opportunities in the Union Colony Civic Center, please contact Susan Hawkey at 970-350-9454 or susan.hawkey@greeleygov.com.
  • Youth League Sports Coaches are needed for Dinky Dunkers Youth Basketball (6-7 yrs. old). The season is from October 28th-Decebmer 7th, with practices held twice a week and games on Saturdays. If interested, contact Braydon Maxwell at 970-336-4217 or braydon.maxwell@greeleygov.com, or Justin Wells at 970-350-9411 or justin.wells@greeleygov.com.
  • City of Greeley Culture, Parks, and Recreation Department is looking for Youth Sports Coaches for Youth Volleyball. Teams will practice at the Family FunPlex, Greeley Recreation Center or Monfort Elementary Gym twice a week and games are on Saturday’s at the Family FunPlex. Please contact Danika Jostes at 970-350-9414 or danika.jostes@greeleygov.com for more information.
  • Middle School Athletics Coaches are needed throughout the year in District 6 middles schools. If interested helping with football or volleyball, contact Andrea Haring at 970-336-4219 or andrea.haring@greeleygov.com or Danika Jostes at 970-350-9414 or danika.jostes@greeleygov.com . If interested in helping with boys basketball (from Oct. 14th-November 23rd) contact Braydon Maxwell at 970-336-4217 or braydon.maxwell@greeleygov.com, or Justin Wells at 970-350-9411 or justin.wells@greeleygov.com.

Applications for coaches can also be found at both the Greeley Recreation Center (651 10th Avenue) or of the Family Funplex (1501 65th Avenue).

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 wendy.potts@greeleygov.com.

Volunteers needed for the Fall 2013 Commencement Ceremonies. Our students put in a lot of effort and time to earn their degrees, and it takes effort and time for UNC to acknowledge their accomplishments at commencement ceremonies. Volunteers who help during one or more of the three fall ceremonies Dec. 13-14 will receive a UNC polo shirt, light breakfast/lunch, snacks and a goody bag, and will be eligible for a drawing for a few items donated by local businesses. For more information or to sign up to volunteer, click HERE.
If you have questions, contact Rick Hoines-Brumback at rick.hoines-brumback@unco.edu, 970- 351-2405.

Volunteers of America is looking for volunteers to help with flood debris clean-up in Estes Park on Saturday, December 14th, from 9:00 A.M. – 1:30 P.M. The purpose of this project is to let the folks in Estes Park know that they are not forgotten during this holiday season and provide a great chance to make a tangible difference in the flood relief process before winter sets in. Breakfast and lunch will be provided for all volunteers.

For more information or to sign-up to help, go HERE.

Family Connects is looking for volunteers to help with their Penguin Party for Greeley youth and families who participate in the HIPPY and PAT mentor programs. Volunteers are needed to help with dinner, entertainment, and activities from 3:00-7:00 PM on Thursday, January 30th. For more information, please contact Alissa at 763-257-9594 or alissa.hawks@northeastbho.org or Kiley at kileyfloren@gmail.com.

You are invited to be a judge or project safety inspector on Thursday, February 27th for the 2014 LPSEF at UNC. Approximately 287 student researchers attending the 5th-12th grades in Weld & Larimer county schools will display their projects and discuss their research with volunteer judges. It is our goal that each project is evaluated three times; therefore, we need ~100 volunteers. Refreshments and lunch is provided for all volunteers.

The LPSEF can work around your schedule as needed, but prefer judges volunteer for a half-day (3-4 hours) minimum; if you have 2-hours of time to volunteer, you may best serve as a safety inspector. University alumni, faculty, staff, graduate and undergraduate students are welcome, as are volunteers from industry and the general public.

Categories to be judged are: animal science, behavioral & social sciences, chemistry, earth & planetary science, energy & transportation, engineering, environmental science, math & computer science, medicine & health, microbiology, physics, and plant sciences.

To register as a volunteer, click HERE.

LCNC - Latino Chamber of Northern Colorado is looking for volunteers to work at the 16 of September, Mexican Independence celebration. This volunteer opportunity will take place on Sept. 13, 2014 Dia De Los Ninos Heroes. We will need volunteers to help with setup, Kid's connection, Art Exhibit, Vendor area and tear down. Weather could be unpredictable please be prepared for either very warm or a little chilly. Insure you wear sunscreen. Water and Lunch will be provided by the LCNC. Times available 7:00AM-7:30PM. For more information or to sign up contact Denise Garcia @ 970-980-3030 or info@latinochambergreeley.com.

March of Dimes is looking for volunteers to help with their March for Babies event on Saturday, April 26, 2014 at Bittersweet Park (16th St & 35th Ave) in Greeley. Volunteers are needed to help with registration, guiding walkers throughout the route, and supervising children and children activities at the event. If interested, contact Lauren Pfefferle at LPfefferle@marchofdimes.com or (303) 305-1227.

The Nu Alpha Kappa Fraternity is looking for volunteers for their 7th Annual NAKLAND event to celebrate El Dia De Los Ninos, or children's day, and to promote literacy in Greeley and Weld County. Volunteers are needed to help supervise the children's carnival, including inflatables and games, to help give out prizes and books, and food. This year’s carnival will be on Saturday, April 19, 2014, from Noon-4:00PM in Cranford Park on Central Campus. If interested in helping out, please contact julio012794@gmail.com.

The Poudre River Trail system needs volunteers for a number of special projects and events throughout the year.

  • Saturday, May 10th is the Poudre Trail-athlon, which is a free event that includes 9 easy “events” (including a short bike ride, climbing wall, scavenger hunt, and bird watching) for all ages. Participants who complete at least 3 events receive a goodie bag and an event t-shirt! Along with that refreshments, entertainment and some games of chance are available to everyone who comes.
  • Saturday, September 20th is the Poudre Challenge, which includes a Pack The Trail event for families and friends and a Challenge the Trail competition and obstacle course. Back at Island Grove, entertainment and food are provided for the participants with beverages available for purchase.

There are numerous positions for volunteers to fill during each of the Community Events, including set-up, registration, station organizers, breakdown & clean-up, and much more. Additionally, volunteers are needed in the weeks and days leading up the events, if you aren’t able to volunteer the during the event.

If interested in volunteering for any of these projects or events, contact poudretrail@greeleygov.com or call Tom Selders at 970-336-4044.

Relay for Life is looking for volunteers to help with their overnight walk fundraiser for cancer research and cancer related needs. 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 Gabriel Scally 303-523-9460 or scal7122@bears.unco.edu. For more information, check their Facebook page at Relay for Life UNCO.

RSVP is looking for student volunteers to help with their Volunteer Appreciation Event on March 22, 2014, from 7:30-10:30 AM in the University Center Ballrooms. Volunteers will help with event set-up and welcome. If interested, please contact Johanna Glaviano at Johanna.Glaviano@unco.edu or 970-351-2588.

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 righttoread@comcast.net or call 970-352-7323.

A Touch of Football charity flag football tournament is looking for volunteers to help with set-up and clean-up for the event. The tournament will be at Sports Authority Field on Saturday, January 25th and will benefit the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America. If interested in helping out, please contact Amy Webb at 303-639-9163 (x4) or email awebb@ccfa.org.

Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado is hosting a post flood restoration project at the Poudre Learning Center in west Greeley on Friday, July 11th. Volunteers will work to re-seed areas around the center that have been inundated with sediment, restore washed out trails, and pick up flood debris. For more information contact Alice Plant at 303-715-1010 or alice@voc.org. Light breakfast and lunch provided. To register, go to http://www.voc.org/project/poudre-learning-center-flood-restoration.

Volunteers of America is hosting a community flood cleanup on Saturday, June 28th from 9am-3pm on the Big Thompson River. Volunteers can meet at The Cowboy Church (5505 West Hwy 34) in Loveland at 9am and then join the carpool to the project site. Volunteers will be cleaning up non-vegetative debris and trash on private properties along the river.

Volunteers will need to bring a sack lunch.

For more information or to sign-up, please email helpout@frii.com or call Kaitie at 970-472-9630.

Wildlands Restorations Volunteers is looking for volunteers on Saturday April 5, 2013 from 8AM – 4PM, to help construct a .36 mile prairie dog fence between public and private land. The Pawnee National Grasslands is a patchwork of public and private lands just north of Greeley. The purpose of the fence is to reduce tensions between ranchers and the Forest Service, as well as curb the need for lethal control methods. If interested in volunteering, contact Nate Boschmann at nate@wlrv.org or sign-up at www.wlrv.org.

UNC is coordinating and hosting the 9Health Fair in Greeley from 7 a.m.-noon Saturday, March 29, in the University Center. Volunteers are needed to assist health-care professionals and to serve in non-medical capacities. No previous medical training is needed.

Sign up to volunteer at the 9Health Fair website. Be sure to check the "No" button for the "Are you a medical volunteer?" question unless you're qualified to perform any of the screenings listed and use the "Other" category in the list of non-medical skills.

If you have questions or need more information, contact Nicole Larson at larsonadrianne@gmail.com.

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