Volunteers Needed

Family Connects is looking for volunteers for their Fall Festival Party on Tuesday, September 29th from 4-7pm for families involved in their programs. Volunteers are needed for event prep (week prior to event), creating booths for the event, and staffing various booths and activities for parents to participate in with their children. Family Connects programs serve families from eight different language basis and cultural contexts, from Somali to Karenni to Spanish. If interested in helping out, contact Marlee Cavallero at 970-347-1305 or marlee.cavallero@northrange.org.

Greeley-Evans School District 6 is seeking volunteers to help at its annual School Kickoff Community Celebration, to be held from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday, August 8 at Island Grove Regional Park. The event will include free giveaways (backpacks, school supplies, and lunch), community information booths, student entertainment, a petting zoo, face painting and many fun activities for families. Volunteer opportunities include parking cars, giving out over 2,200 backpack wristbands and backpacks (filled with school supplies), serving lunch, blowing up and handing out balloons, face painting, setup and cleanup, assistant with the student entertainment stage, handing out event information, and much more.

To sign up as a volunteer, please call Community Engagement Specialist Cassie Noble at (970) 348-6223 or email her at cnoble@greeleyschools.org. For more information about the event, please visit www.greeleyschools.org or call (970) 348-6000.

The Hope Center (Denver) is looking for volunteers to help with their Annual Community Carnival on Saturday, July 18, 2015 from 11am-4pm at 3400 Elizabeth St., Denver, CO 80205. The Hope Center serves children and adults with disabilities and needs help with games, prizes, serving hot dogs & cotton candy, and more, with different shifts available. For more information or to sign-up to help, contact Cherrelyn or Elise at 303-388-4801 or sehope1@comcast.net. Check out Hope Center’s website at http://www.hopecenterinc.org.

University Program Council (UPC) is looking for volunteers:

  • For ongoing opportunities with UPC please click here.

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. 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).

Volunteers needed for the Fall 2014 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. 12-13 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.

To sign up, go to http://www.signupgenius.com/go/70a0445a48-commencement2. For more information or questions, contact Rick Hoines-Brumback at rick.hoines-brumback@unco.edu, 970- 351-2405.

The Nu Alpha Kappa Fraternity will be looking for volunteers in early spring for their 8th 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. Next year’s carnival will be in April 2015, in Cranford Park on Central Campus. If interested in helping out, please contact flor1583@bears.unco.edu, or pchavez236@gmail.com.

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

  • The Poudre Trail-athlon, is a free event in the Spring 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.
  • The Poudre Challenge, is a Fall event which includes a Pack The Trail event for families and friends and a Challenge the Trail competition and obstacle course. This year’s event is schedule for Saturday, September 20, 2014. The event will also include entertainment and food for the participants, with beverages available for purchase, all at Island Grove Park.

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 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 (970-350-5020 or brooke.hershfeldt@cancer.org), Gabe Scally (303-523-9460), Kasey Sparacio (720-281-8148), or Maggie Hodge (720-300-1384. For more information, check out the Relay for Life UNCO Facebook page.

The Student Council for Exceptional Children will be hosting their first Parent Respite Night of the year on Friday, September 25, 2015 from 5:45-9:00pm at the Rodarte Center in Greeley (920 A Street). Volunteers will be supervising children with disabilities and their siblings (2-15 years) so parents can enjoy an evening away. If interested in volunteering, contact sala3295@bears.unco.edu.

The Success Foundation Serving Greeley-Evans Schools will host its second annual Ride4Success,including a 10 mile family ride, a 25- and 50-mile ride on Saturday, October 3rd. Volunteers are needed to help with set up, registration, clean-up, and Rider Support Team (stationed throughout course cheering on riders and providing guidance when necessary). Go to http://www.ride4success.org and click on the VOLUNTEER button or contact Janet Alcorn at janet.alcorn@unco.edu or (970) 351-1108 with questions.

Weld Recovers’ Camp Noah is looking for volunteers to help with registration, food donations, serving meals, set up and clean up and all sorts of fun activities! Camp Noah is a free, week-long day camp for elementary age children whose communities have been impacted by the 2013 flood in Northern Colorado. This year’s camp will be held at the Moose Lodge in Evans, Colorado, from Monday, March 30th to Friday, April 3rd, 2015. You can learn more about Camp Noah at www.campnoah.org.

To volunteer please sign-up at https://www.volunteersignup.org/4Q8PD. For more information on Camp Noah Evans or questions on the volunteer opportunities, contact Debbie Pilch at debbiepilch@comcast.net or (970) 405-8520. Background checks are required for all volunteers.

Weld Re-9 School District in Ault/Pierce is looking for volunteers to assist with interpreting. Parent-Teacher Conferences are taking place on October 20th and 22nd in Ault, and bilingual interpreters are needed to assist non-native English speaking parents with the conferences. If interested, contact Rebecca Combes at rcombs@weldre9.k12.co.us or 970-834-2853.

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