Foothills United Way's Volunteer Connection connects people and strengthens communities through volunteer engagement. Below are opportunities available in our communities. Search our site for others at http://volunteer.unitedwayfoothills.org. Call 303-895-3416 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Youth Mentors Needed. Help change the life of a teen in Boulder County. One year commitment when matched. Spend a couple of hours a week with a youth 11-16, share activities or a meal, listen and laugh together. Must be 21. Background check required. February 26 mandatory training 8:30am-12pm. Contact Anne Brubacher Community Services Youth Mentoring Program by February 21: email@example.com or call 303-441-4890.
GENESISTER program volunteer: Boulder County Public Health. GENESISTER is a pregnancy prevention program for the siblings and daughters of pregnant and parenting teens. There are two volunteer positions available: Client Transportation/Youth Group Support and Academic Tutor. For more information, visit the Boulder County Public Health website at https://www.bouldercounty.org/volunteer/public-health/ or contact Kyla at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Volunteers needed to organize largest book drive in Colorado: Foothills United Way, Boulder and Broomfield Counties Volunteers are needed to help organize the largest book drive in Boulder and Broomfield Counties, the CO Reads Book Drive. In 2018, our region collected 9,000 books for low income families to take home for their kids over the summer. With the supervision and support of Foothills United Way, volunteers will outreach to local businesses, coordinate book drive locations, drop off materials, and act as a FHUW liaison and point of contact for participating businesses. This is a flexibly scheduled volunteer opportunity, approximately 15-25 hours total beginning late February through the end of April. Valid license and car required. Orientation and training provided. Contact Katrine.email@example.com to express interest.
Love films? The Boulder International Film Festival (BIFF), February 28-March 3, 2019, needs your help. We are looking for ushers, greeters, production assistants, box office help, people to work in the festival tent or help with merchandise sales. A wide range of volunteer opportunities exist that require no previous experience. Work at least 8 hours to receive full volunteer benefits (2 ticket vouchers, BIFF t-shirt and badge and other special offers). Sign up at www.shiftboard.com/biff or contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Alzheimer's Walk to End Alzheimer Planning Committee: Boulder County. The Walk to End Alzheimer's is the nation's largest evet to raise awareness and money for Alzheimer's care, support, and research. Use your talents and strengths as a member of the Walk Planning Committee. Committee members are expected to attend a two-hour meeting once a money January-October 2019. Meetings are held on thee 4th Tuesday of every month at 6:00pm at Immaculate Conception Church in Lafayette. Learn how you can help by contacting Catie Davis at email@example.com , 303-813-1669 ex. 9613.
Delivery Driver. Coal Creek Meals on Wheels. We have openings available for regular and substitute drivers in Lafayette, Louisville, Erie and Superior. Drivers deliver hot lunches to our clients mid-day (10:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.) Monday through Friday. Regular drivers take a weekly route; substitutes drive when they are available. For more information, visit our website at http://www.coalcreekmow.org/volunteer.html
Teach English to adults: Intercambio offers over 250 English classes for adults throughout Boulder County, but there is still a waiting list. Many will remain on the waiting list until we recruit more volunteer teachers. You do not need to speak Spanish or have teaching experience. We provide training and tools for you to be great teachers and to create new life-changing connections across cultures. To learn more, attend a 1-hour info session, which doesn't commit you to anything. Help make our community more welcoming and sign up at www.intercambio.org/volunteer or call Raquel at 720-758-9211.
Second Wind Fund of Boulder County: Our mission is to decrease the incidence of suicide in children and youth by removing the financial and social barriers to treatment. We serve youth in the Boulder County and St. Vrain School areas. Seeking committed individuals with skills in fundraising, web design, marketing, communication, and event planning to serve on our Board of Directors. Fill out an application form at swfbc.org/volunteer or contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mentors Needed: "I Have a Dream" Foundation of Boulder County. Adult volunteer mentors are needed to provide Dreamer Scholars with long-term, reliable, and supportive relationships, to offer one-on-one guidance and support, and to serve as positive role models. Mentors see their Dreamer Scholar at least twice per month for a minimum one-year commitment, participating in fun activities. This is one volunteer opportunity that is not academically focused. Every volunteer should establish a safe, meaningful, and trusting relationship with the Dreamer Scholar. Request more information by emailing: email@example.com
Cultivate's SnowBusters: Winter is on its way, and with it those beautiful, no-two-are-alike snowflakes. They might be fun to catch on your tongue, but when they start to accumulate it's not all fun and games when it comes to your driveway and sidewalk. We have a number of seniors in our community who face challenges clearing snow and ice from their driveway and sidewalks. They need your help this coming winter. Join our SnowBusters team today to be paired with a senior(s) who lives near your home, and when the storms come, visit their home to clear snow and ice, provide friendly interactions, and promote safety and peace of mind. Contact Mitch at firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up.