NOTE: Any opportunities marked 'RESERVED' are not available for general registration.


The Poudre River Fest is a FREE, family-friendly festival that restores, celebrates and educates people about the Cache la Poudre River. This year it will be on Saturday, June 3rd from 12pm-7pm at New Belgium's Oxbow site. The festival features a variety of activities for people to explore the role of the river as an important habitat for wildlife, a recreation area, and a source for clean drinking water. Educational and hands-on activities take place throughout the day with a culminating celebration in the afternoon.

Poudre RiverFest volunteers are needed to help make the festival a success. There are a variety of volunteer opportunities including festival set-up and take down, helping with the check-in booth and exhibitor set-up, zero waste station monitoring, and helping with the silent auction. Volunteer slots range from 2-3 hours in length. Volunteers will receive a free dinner/drinks and other perks when they attend the mandatory volunteer orientation on Thursday June 1 from 5-7pm.

We are using Sign-up Genius for all volunteers to sign-up to volunteer the day of the festival. Please go to this website: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c054da5ac2da7f49-4thannual to learn more and sign-up!

Assist individuals and staff at our Adult Care house in downtown Fort Collins. Activities include arts & crafts, puzzles, learning new skills, etc. Staff members are always present in this setting. As this is a 24 hour facility, hours can be completed during the evening or on weekends.

Foothills Gateway, Inc.

Mentor

Spend time with an individual with a developmental disability one-on-one in an effort to foster a positive friendship. Activities can include going to movies, attending sporting events, going for hikes, attending art classes, etc. Hours are flexible, but volunteers are strongly encouraged to be committed and willing to meet on a consistent basis. Staff are not present in this volunteer program.

Grand Family Coalition, Inc., a grass roots non profit organization is seeking individual to volunteer from home to assist with rapidly growing organization. We are seeking individual for a Program / Volunteer Coordinator. This person will be required to attend weekly meetings to take notes and do follow up. Be able to communicate with other organizations for opportunities and services, then posting them on our FaceBook page and Data Resource pages. Be able to connect with CSU and other agencies to employee volunteers for events and coordinate volunteers day of event. Need to have good communication skills and able to connect with community agencies and follow up with clients. Communicate with Board of Directors and administrative staff. Computer skills required, Word, Xcel and email list serve software. Will need to work with older adults as well as youth. Will assist with event planning and coordinating. This is a very part time position and may eventually be a paid position if and when Grant Funds are received. This would be a great job for a Student, retired person or fill in part time position. Should be interested in the outcomes of youth in the foster / kinship system and willingness to work with youth and older adults.

This picnic is put on for grandparents and other kin raising kin. Youth participate in fun activities and families enjoy a day of fun and connecting with others in their situation. Volunteers are needed for several duties including:
Event Assistant: Help with setting up food tables, activity tables, loading and unloading supplies.
Photographer: two people are needed, one to take Fun Photo's at a booth and another to take photo's of the event through out the day.
Youth event coordinator: Assist youth group in organizing games to be played at the event. Activities include Water Balloon Toss, Tug of War, Water Bucket Relay, Fishing for Marbles, Fun Photo Booth, Face Painting and more. Volunteers will assist setting up the activities, assist the children in the activities and keeping the activities going throughout the day. Two older youth are in charge of the activities but need help keeping it organized.
Volunteer applications can be completed by going to
www.grandfamilycoalition.com/volunteer.htm

New Naturalist Training: Do you want to inspire curiosity for the natural world in people of all ages? Volunteer Naturalists teach school groups about nature, lead hikes and talk to visitors to our parks and open spaces. Training will start Wednesday March 2, from 9:00am-3:00pm. No experience necessary.

Do you have a penchant for event planning or marketing? Partners Mentoring Youth is in search of committee members to help out on our event and marketing committees. We have committee slots for each event we host, as well as for general marketing and mentor recruitment. The commitment is usually a monthly meeting, with the potential of an increased number of meetings as an event or marketing push draws near. This is a great way to get involved in our organization and the community, while promoting our mission to support local youth!

Partners Mentoring Youth is currently seeking adult volunteers to serve as mentors in our community-based programs across Northern Colorado. Volunteers work with youth (ages 7-17) who face significant challenges in their social, academic, and personal lives. Our Community-Based Mentors spend an average of three hours each week with a child (Junior Partner) and commit for at least one year. We match Junior Partners with Senior Partners based on shared interests, common values, and logistical preferences. Our program has impressive results, and the youth who participate gain skills, confidence, and hope for the future. Partners Mentoring Youth provides volunteers with training and support, helping every mentor to BE THE DIFFERENCE in the life of a child. All volunteers are required to meet our eligibility requirements. Be sure to check out our other volunteer opportunities as well!

Partners Mentoring Youth hosts a variety of fun community events throughout the year. We are always looking for volunteers to help us with wide-range of tasks on the day of these events, including setting up, helping and encouraging participants, course marshaling runs, serving food, and tearing down.

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Partners Mentoring Youth is currently seeking adult volunteers to serve as mentors in our school-based program in Fort Collins. Volunteers work with youth (ages 7-17) who face significant challenges in their social, academic, and personal lives. Our School-Based Mentors spend an average of one hour each week in the school setting with a student (Junior Partner) and commit for at least one year. We match Junior Partners with Senior Partners based on shared interests, common values, and logistical preferences. Our program has impressive results, and the youth who participate gain skills, confidence, and hope for the future. Partners Mentoring Youth provides volunteers with training and support, helping every mentor to BE THE DIFFERENCE in the life of a child. All volunteers are required to meet our eligibility requirements. Be sure to check out our other volunteer opportunities as well!