Become part of an enthusiastic community that shares your passion. Volunteers are critical in all parts of the Boulder Library Boulder. Volunteer today!
Promote a summer of reading and discovery for adults! Inform adults about the Summer of Discovery Program, register them to participate, answer questions about the program, and hand out prizes. A one-time training is required: the Adult Summer of Discovery Volunteer training.
We are looking for volunteers to make a minimum weekly commitment of 2 hours from June 1 through July 31.
Promote a summer of reading and discovery for all kids! Register kids for Summer of Discovery, answer questions about the program, talk to the kids about books they have read, help with events, help with record keeping, distribute information and award prizes! A one-time training is required.
A minimum of six hours during June and July. Each shift is two hours.
Become part of an enthusiastic community that shares your passion. Volunteers are critical in all parts of the Open Space Mountain Parks Department. Volunteer today!
The Objective of the OSMP Volunteer Photographer position:
Based on needs of OSMP staff.
Recreation volunteers will support outreach staff by assisting and providing recreation, skill building and/or wellness-based programming for the public. Programming to include, but not limited to, yoga in nature, forest bathing, nature meditation, orienteering, outdoor leadership, mountain bike maintenance/riding, primitive skills, and other related programs. Volunteers may also conduct or assist with research for the development of wellness programming. Experience with specific outdoor skills, yoga instruction, meditation practice and outdoor teaching preferred.
Volunteers will make a minimum 2 hour commitment monthly during the months of June through September.
Become part of an enthusiastic community that shares your passion. Volunteers are critical in all parts of the Parks and Recreation Department. Volunteer today!
We are recruiting individuals and organizations to help maintain our 65 parks within the City of Boulder. This is an excellent opportunity to work in your neighborhood park or undertake a team-building project with co-workers. The department will help you choose a park, establish a maintenance schedule and provide you with guidance and support. These programs provide volunteers with excellent opportunities to gain valuable work experience, make a connection with the community, and meet new people.
Apply online to become a volunteer.
Park Partners are businesses, clubs, schools, scout groups and religious organizations that commit to volunteer for at least one Boulder Parks and Recreation project annually. Park Partners have first pick on Volunteer Projects ensuring the projects align with your organization's values or goals. Each Park Partner project is recognized on Boulder Parks and Recreation’s social media outlets - Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, and your organizations website is provided a link on www.BPRvolunteer.org.
A minimum of One Volunteer Project per year.
Prairie Dog Monitors observe and record Prairie Dog numbers in a specified location North of the Boulder Reservoir for 4 hours during each monitoring shift. These counts have been kept for over 10 years and help inform projects and management of the Boulder Reservoir. Volunteer must have experience using binoculars and wildlife monitoring experience is highly recommended. Monitoring occurs in June, July and August.
Volunteers must attend a 1 hour training prior to their first monitoring shift. Monitoring shifts are 4 hours in length and held on three early mornings each month in June, July and August. Volunteers are encouraged to register for 6 or more shifts.
Social Media volunteers will work closely with Parks and Recreation's Marketing team to take high-quality images and short videos of Boulder parks and Recreation events, programs, and facilities. Volunteers must have experience capturing appealing outdoor photography, creating and editing photography for social media use, comfort approaching subjects to request permission to photograph. Photography equipment is required for this position.
This volunteer position is driven by the time the volunteer can commit to the position, so the commitment is flexible. The volunteers and staff will work to create a feasible commitment level for the volunteer.
Community members with minimum high school or college level experience playing a sport will host coaching sessions with high school and/or middle school students from underrepresented communities participating in the “Heathier Together” Program. Volunteer Coaches will be expected to interview with Youth Services Initiative (YSI) staff to determine if their experience, skills, and schedule will match with the program schedule and goals.
Time commitment will depend upon the availability of the volunteer and the needs of the program. Final commitment will be determined after the group meets with the volunteer.
Become part of an enthusiastic community that shares your passion. Volunteers are critical in all parts of the Planning, Housing and Sustainability Department. Volunteer today!
Become part of an enthusiastic community that shares your passion. Volunteers are critical in all parts of the Public Works Department. Volunteer today!
You, or the organization you represent, can adopt a specific median, multi-use path, roadway, transit stop or pocket park for a period of one year (with the option to renew annually).
This option allows individuals and groups a volunteer opportunity to contribute to the beautifying of the public domain and overall community well-being. Volunteers can set their own schedule for this work. The City of Boulder will recognize participants for their contributions to keeping public property debris-free and enhancing the city’s overall aesthetics.
Monthly visits to the adopted area (weekly for RTD stops) are required.
Your visit could include a visual inspection of the area up to maintenance on the area that includes any of the following (if applicable):