Volunteer Opportunities

 

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Although our registration page is currently under construction, check out these upcoming volunteer opportunities below:


 

WATER VALLEY SENIOR LIVING RESORT – GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY

Opportunity Title: Water Valley Senior Living Volunteer

Description of site: Independent living facility with apartment living. Some residents require home health care and personal care. Volunteers are needed to help with snacks for game nights (Wednesday evenings), calling for Bingo (Saturday mornings), fill-in for regular Bingo (Monday’s 2pm), special activities, ladies teas, open houses, teaching crafts, art lessons, and more

Website: www.good-sam.com

CONTACT: Colleen Garton, 970-674-5521, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
WHERE: 805 Compassion Dr. Windsor, CO 80550

WHEN: Various times


CARBON VALLEY HELP CENTER

Opportunity Title: Volunteer Coordinator

The Carbon Valley Help Center is committed to helping people in immediate need move toward self-sufficiency by unifying Carbon Valley resources. We are looking for a volunteer to help us manage and coordinate volunteers. The position will be open until filled. We are looking for a dedicated and skilled employee who can act as a director of volunteers for our agency. Significant time commitment required. Contact for more information.

CONTACT: Felicia Smith Graybeal, 720-353-0382, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
WHERE: 150 Buchanan Ave, Firestone, CO

WHEN: Immediately 

 

 


SAVA CENTER

 

Opportunity Title: Advocate, SART Mentor

 

Weld County’s rape crisis center, the SAVA Center is dedicated to supporting the needs of all those affected by sexual violence. SAVA is looking for volunteers to become Advocates for our 24 hour hotline. We are also starting prevention programs in Greeley High Schools and are looking for adult mentors for high school students. Bilingual volunteers needed.

 

Website: www.savacenter.org

 

CONTACT: Kevin Frasure, 970-506-4059

WHERE: 929 38th Ave. Ct. Ste. 106, Greeley 80634

 


 

WELD COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT 6

 

Opportunity Title: Various Positions

 

Volunteer positions within the school district vary. You can assist with one-time events, classroom assistance, field trip hose, guest speakers, office/clerical, tutors, internships, or help on committees. Contact for more detailed information. Bilingual volunteers needed. Individuals and groups welcome.

 

Website: www.greeleyschools.org/volunteertoday

 

CONTACT: Melody Storgaard, 970-348-6223, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
WHERE:
Administration – 1025 9th Ave, Greeley 80631

 

**Volunteer position locations may vary by your selection.

 

WHEN: Monday-Friday, hours flexible

 


 

ADAPTIVE RECREATION

 

Opportunity Title: Drivers needed!

 

We currently have two Program Participants that live in Eaton and are unable to attend our Wednesday bowling days in Greeley at Highland Park Lanes.  These two Participants have been in our bowling program but are unable to attend because of transportation issues with their families.  I am seeking help to get these two individuals to Greeley and back to Eaton on Wednesdays.  We bowl from 3:50-5:05.

 

CONTACT: Murray Kula, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
WHERE: Eaton – Greeley transit

 

WHEN: Wednesdays                    Hours: 3pm-5:30pm

 


 

GLOBAL REFUGEE CENTER

 

Opportunity Title: ESL Teachers

 

The Global Refugee Center is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing assistance to refugees of 23 different countries that are now living in Greeley, Colorado. We offer ESL, GED, citizenship, driving, and computer classes. We also assist the refugees in getting jobs, housing, finance, and health. We are looking for an ESL teacher who is 18 or older who can teach one level of ESL (7 levels available) daily. The duties required are to teach a set of lesson plans for each day, record attendance, call a designated substitute teacher if needed. Training will be provided which includes an orientation, tour, history and mission of the GRC, introduction to staff and volunteers, and a detailed description of duties and expectations from the GRC. 7 Teaching Spots Available, 10am-12pm at least one day/week, preferably 2-3 days/week for 1 ESL Semester (Fall, Spring, Summer). Qualifications: Desire to teach Greeley’s newest arrivals English. Experience teaching preferable but not required. At least an Associates degree, BA/BS (or pursuing) in Education, Social Sciences, Human Services, Sociology, International Studies, etc. Must be a flexible self-starter who works well in a fast-paced environment and wants to get to know members of Greeley’s diverse refugee population. Bilingual volunteers welcomed.

 

Website: www.grccolorado.org

 

CONTACT: Alexandra Walker, 970-313-8800, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

WHERE: 1424 13th Avenue Greeley, CO 80631

 

WHEN: at least one day/week, preferably 2-3 days/week for 1 ESL Semester (Fall, Spring, Summer).

 

Hours: 10am-12pm

 


 

BEST START FOR BABIES

 

Opportunity Title: Intern

 

Best Start for Babies/Toddlers (BSB/T) is an intensive, parent education program in Larimer and Weld Counties in Colorado. It is an innovative, collaborative program that teaches parents about the importance of positive development in the early years of a child's life. The sessions are 10 weekly classes at 3 hours each and are available to pregnant parents or those with a child under 3 years old.

 

Description of volunteer needs: Assist with BSB/T class logistics, including planning for classes, arranging meals, and preparing giveaway prizes; Attend planning meetings with BSB/T staff; attend BSB/T classes to assist trainers and provide support to families; assist with child care at BSB/T classes when needed; conduct follow up calls with Families; accompany BSB/T trainers on home visits conducted when families are unable to attend classes; shadow Community Partners of BSB/T; assist with BSB/T fundraising efforts and grant writing; write articles for newsletters or draft press releases; assist with training logistics and participating in trainings, depending on the intern’s interest; assist with other Promises for Children programs, i.e. Bright Beginnings, Child Care Resource and Referral, etc.; attend monthly Promises for Children Advisory Council meetings or other committee meetings. Bilingual volunteers needed.

 

The primary requirement for an intern is an interest in supporting at-risk families with young children. The intern should also have an understanding of child growth and development. Internship Description

 

Website: www.unitedway-weld.org/best-start-for-babies

 

CONTACT: Melanie Kelsea, 970-377-3388 ext. 212, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 


 

SENIOR RESOURCE SERVICES

 

Opportunity Title: Special Friends – Volunteer Drivers

 

Senior Resource Services provides transportation for seniors who cannot or choose not to drive. We are in need of volunteer drivers to transport seniors to medical appointments, grocery shopping or other appointments. Volunteers use their own car and can commit to as much or as little time as they desire. No regular schedule required. Bilingual volunteers needed.

 

Website: www.seniorresourceservices.com

 

CONTACT: Bryndi Peif, 970-352-9348, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
WHERE:
1802 16th St. Ste. #1, Greeley 80631

 

WHEN: Monday through Friday               Hours: 8am-5pm

 


 

CATHOLIC CHARITIES – GUADALUPE COMMUNITY CENTER

 

Opportunity Title: Child Care Providers

 

The Guadalupe Community Center (970-353-6433) has an emergency homeless shelter for all of Weld County, which houses in separate areas, families, individual women, and individual men. The shelter (353-3720) is open Monday through Friday (from 5 pm until 8 am), and on weekends (24 hours). The Guadalupe Community Center is seeking volunteers to assist with playing games, or creating crafts, etc., with children while parents / clients attend classes (Parenting, Budgeting, etc.).   Background checks will be required, which we complete. Bilingual volunteers needed. Youth volunteers 14+ with supervision.

 

Website: www.ccdenver.org

 

CONTACT: Verna Recor, 970-347-8725, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
WHERE: 1442 North 11th Ave, Greeley 80631

 

WHEN: Times flexible

 

Opportunity Title: Distribution Assistant

 

The Guadalupe Community Center (970-353-6433) has an emergency homeless shelter for all of Weld County, which houses in separate areas, families, individual women, and individual men. The shelter (353-3720) is open Monday through Friday (from 5 pm until 8 am), and on weekends (24 hours). Volunteers in the Distribution Center with the intake of items, and eligibility and distribution of items; light data entry, and light lifting. Bilingual volunteers needed.

 

Website: www.ccdenver.org

 

CONTACT: Verna Recor, 970-347-8725, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
WHERE: 1442 North 11th Ave, Greeley 80631

 

WHEN: Wednesdays     Hours: 9am-noon and/or 1pm-3pm

 

Opportunity Title: Friendly Visitors

 

The Guadalupe Community Center (970-353-6433) has an emergency homeless shelter for all of Weld County, which houses in separate areas, families, individual women, and individual men. The shelter (353-3720) is open Monday through Friday (from 5 pm until 8 am), and on weekends (24 hours). Seniors Program – befriend a senior in our community. Visit with a senior, and occasionally deliver commodities (food). Background checks will be required, which we complete. Bilingual volunteers needed.

 

 Website: www.ccdenver.org

 

CONTACT: Verna Recor, 970-347-8725, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
WHERE: 1442 North 11th Ave, Greeley 80631

 

Opportunity Title: Front Desk Assistant

 

The Guadalupe Community Center (970-353-6433) has an emergency homeless shelter for all of Weld County, which houses in separate areas, families, individual women, and individual men. The shelter (353-3720) is open Monday through Friday (from 5 pm until 8 am), and on weekends (24 hours). Volunteers needed to assist with coverage at the front desk; answering the phones, and assisting with the intake of residents, which includes; buzzing residents in through the front door, checking residents in, etc. Evening, overnight, and weekend hours are available (for a few hours, or more). Bilingual volunteers needed.

 

Website: www.ccdenver.org

 

CONTACT: Verna Recor, 970-347-8725, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
WHERE: 1442 North 11th Ave, Greeley 80631

 

Opportunity Title: Meal Preparers/Servers

 

The Guadalupe Community Center (970-353-6433) has an emergency homeless shelter for all of Weld County, which houses in separate areas, families, individual women, and individual men. The shelter (353-3720) is open Monday through Friday (from 5 pm until 8 am), and on weekends (24 hours). Volunteers needed to help prepare and serve meals to shelter residents; evening meals or breakfasts (and lunches on weekends) a few hours a month. We do have a Food Service Coordinator who can provide guidance in our commercial kitchen. Bilingual volunteers needed. Accept court-ordered volunteers. Youth volunteers 14+ with supervision.

 

(Desire to donate food? Wonderful! Please let us know.)

 

 Website: www.ccdenver.org

 

CONTACT: Verna Recor, 970-347-8725, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
WHERE: 1442 North 11th Ave, Greeley 80631

 

Opportunity Title: Office Receptionist

 

The Guadalupe Community Center (970-353-6433) has an emergency homeless shelter for all of Weld County, which houses in separate areas, families, individual women, and individual men. The shelter (353-3720) is open Monday through Friday (from 5 pm until 8 am), and on weekends (24 hours). Volunteers needed to assist at the front desk with phone calls and visitors, directing them appropriately, and assisting with other duties. Bilingual volunteers needed.

 

 Website: www.ccdenver.org

 

CONTACT: Verna Recor, 970-347-8725, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
WHERE: 1442 North 11th Ave, Greeley 80631

 


 

CATHOLIC CHARITIES – FARM LABOR HOUSING

 

Opportunity Title: Computer Lab Assistant

 

Plaza del Milagro and Plaza del Sol provide much-needed affordable housing to agricultural workers, farm laborers, and migrant workers in Greeley. Plaza del Milagro provides affordable housing for families, while Plaza del Sol offers a unique rent arrangement for families or individuals. Farm Labor Housing has several computers for use by residents of the complexes. We are seeking volunteers to help the residents have access to these computers. Bilingual volunteers needed.

 

Website: www.ccdenver.org

 

CONTACT: Nancy Taylor, 970-378-1171, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
WHERE: 2501 Ash Ave, Greeley 80631

 

Opportunity Title: Receptionist

 

Plaza del Milagro and Plaza del Sol provide much-needed affordable housing to agricultural workers, farm laborers, and migrant workers in Greeley. Plaza del Milagro provides affordable housing for families, while Plaza del Sol offers a unique rent arrangement for families or individuals. Farm Labor Housing is seeking individuals to provide light receptionist skills. Bilingual volunteers needed.

 

 Website: www.ccdenver.org

 

CONTACT: Nancy Taylor, 970-378-1171, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
WHERE: 2501 Ash Ave, Greeley 80631

 


 

ELDERGARDEN ADULT DAY PROGRAM

 

Opportunity Title: Eldergarden Volunteer

 

An adult daycare facility, Eldergarden needs volunteers to work with participants in a variety of settings. Specifically Eldergarden seeks volunteers to: Read to participants, assist with serving lunch, go on outings or trips. Some clerical, such as folding the newsletter, or clean-up such as leaves in the yard. 8+ with supervision. Bilingual volunteers needed. Group and individual volunteers welcome.

 

Website: www.eldergarden.org

 

CONTACT: Judy VanEgdom, 970-353-5003, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

WHERE: 910 17th Ave. Greeley, CO

 

WHEN: Monday through Friday                Hours: 7:30am-5pm

 


 

RIGHT TO READ

 

Opportunity Title: Classroom Volunteers

 

Right to Read is an educational facility for adults over age 17. Looking for an ESL/ABE classroom volunteer to work with students to aide in multiple levels of English as a Second Language or Adult Basic Education. And a CRESL classroom – volunteer to work with refugee and asylee students to aide in multiple levels of English as a Second Language and life skills. Youth volunteers 16+ supervised. Need bilingual volunteers. Accept court-ordered volunteers.

 

Website: www.righttoread.ner

 

CONTACT: Rochelle Mitchell-Miller, 970-352-7323, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
WHERE:
171 6th St. Greeley, 80631

 

WHEN: January-December, Monday-Friday       

 

Minimum hours per week per volunteer: M &F 9am-12pm, T & Th 9am-8:30pm, Wed 9am-3pm

 


 

Partners Mentoring Youth

Opportunity Title:  Senior Partners and Activity Volunteers
Description of volunteer needs: Partners mentoring Youth is a local youth serving agency. Adult volunteers, age 21 and over needed to be matched, one-to-one w/ a youth, ages 7-17 years old, boys and girls, in a 3 hour/week, year long relationship.  Activity volunteers can be 18 years or older, but to transport youth, must be 21 years old.  Activity volunteers work strictly w/ the waiting youth and are not matched one on one.  Commitment for activity volunteers may be 1-2 activities a month, usually in the evening or Saturday.  There is a screening process, which includes a background check, for all volunteers working directly w/youth. Needs bilingual volunteers.
Address:   710 11th Ave., Ste. 216, Greeley, CO 80631,
Website:   www.partnersmentoringyouth.org

CONTACT INFO
Volunteer Contact Name:     Gail Shatz, Program Coordinator
Phone:    970-378-6501      
Email:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
 

 


 

THE SALVATION ARMY

 

Opportunity Title: Bell Ringer

 

Volunteer bell ringers would ring at a kettle at a kettle location of their choice or at a random location. They would be responsible over the kettle and watch over it. The ringer will ring the bell and talk with the people coming in and out of a store. 4-5 volunteers per kettle. If under 18, must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

 

Website: www.salvationarmyusa.org

 

CONTACT: Kim Boyd, 970-346-1661, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
WHERE:
1119 6th St., Greeley CO 80631

 

WHEN: November 20-21, 23-30; December 1-24               Hours: 11am-7pm, no less than 2 hour shifts for volunteers, groups can rotate people throughout the day

 

Opportunity Title: Distribution Volunteer

 

Every year The Salvation Army helps give Christmas to many struggling low income families in our community. We do this by collecting donated toys and distributing them to registered families. Once we receive the toys they need to be organized and put in order for the day of distribution. On the day of distribution the families who have signed up come to our warehouse at their appointed time and get their bags. Volunteers are needed to find the family bag and to help them to their vehicles if needed. The volunteer s on this day are the face of The Salvation Army to each family and it is there job to share the joy of Christmas with each family! Youth volunteers 16+ unsupervised, 10+ supervised. Bilingual volunteers needed.

 

Website: www.salvationarmyusa.org

 

CONTACT: Kim Boyd, 970-346-1661, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
WHERE:
1119 6th St., Greeley CO 80631

 

WHEN: December 20                     Hours: 8am-3pm

 

Opportunity Title: Kettle Counter

 

A volunteer counter will help the employees at The Salvation Army count the money from each days income of fund-raising. This volunteer would need to come in and be cleared by Lt. Joel Boyd.

 

Website: www.salvationarmyusa.org

 

CONTACT: Kim Boyd, 970-346-1661, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
WHERE:
1119 6th St., Greeley CO 80631

 

WHEN: November 20-21, 23-30; December 1-24                              Hours: 8:30pm-9:30pm

 

Opportunity Title: Kettle Driver

 

A volunteer driver will assist in the organization of the daily operations of the kettle program. This individual must have a clean driving record and be willing to take a driving test for insurance purposes.  

 

Website: www.salvationarmyusa.org

 

CONTACT: Kim Boyd, 970-346-1661, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
WHERE:
1119 6th St., Greeley CO 80631

 

WHEN: November 20-21, 23-30; December 1-24               Hours: 11am-7pm No less than 2 hours shifts for volunteers

 

Opportunity Title: Toy Sorter

 

Description of volunteer needs: Every year The Salvation Army helps give Christmas to many struggling low income families in our community. We do this by collecting donated toys and distributing them to registered families. Once we receive the toys they need to be organized and put in order for the day of distribution. Every child will be given a toy and a clothing item then each family is put together and organized by number to make the day of distribution run smoothly. This is a great opportunity for a group that wants to work together. Youth volunteers 16+ unsupervised, 10+ supervised.

 

Website: www.salvationarmyusa.org

 

CONTACT: Kim Boyd, 970-346-1661, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
WHERE:
1119 6th St., Greeley CO 80631

 

WHEN: December 1-19                

 


 

 GREELEY SENIOR CENTER

 

Opportunity Title: Nutrition Program Volunteers

 

We are looking for volunteers for our Nutrition program that meets each Monday and Wednesday.    Schedules are made each month.  Shifts are schedule at the volunteer’s availability.  (Most seniors work each Mon or Wednesday or even every other week)  Duties include setting tables, serving food (no food preparation, all food comes ready to serve from UNC) and clean up.  No experience necessary.

 

Website: http://greeleygov.com/Recreation/SeniorCenter.aspx

 

CONTACT: Sheri Lobmeyer, 970-350-9437, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
WHERE:
Address: 1010 6th Street, Greeley, CO, 80631

 

WHEN: Monday and Wednesday                             Hours: 10:30-12:30

 

 

 

Opportunity Title: Front Desk

 

We are looking for a volunteer to help us at the Senior Center front desk on Tuesdays from 9 –noon.  Duties include answering the phone, taking registrations for senior programs, filing, and helping the receptionists where needed.  No experience is necessary.

 

Website: http://greeleygov.com/Recreation/SeniorCenter.aspx

 

CONTACT: Sheri Lobmeyer, 970-350-9437, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
WHERE:
Address: 1010 6th Street, Greeley, CO, 80631

 

WHEN: Tuedsays                             Hours: 9:00am-noon

 


Northern Colorado Aids Project

We’re looking volunteers to help out in our Greeley office, including helping clients, answering phones, light cleaning and stocking our food bank.

 

CONTACT: Sarah Millard – 970-484-4469 – This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
WHERE: 400 Remington, Ste 100 - Fort Collins, CO 80521
WHEN: Monday: 11-6pm - Thursday & Friday: 9-12pm, 1-3pm

 


 

BRIGIT’S BOUNTY COMMUNITY RESOURCES

 

Opportunity Title: Growing Season Volunteers

 

Brigit’s Bounty Community Resources helps families by providing vegetables that have been grown locally and organically. We're dedicated to working with children to foster an understanding of where food comes from and other hands on learning through the rewards of gardening. We work with other groups and agencies to allow increased access to fresh vegetables and hands on learning environment. Volunteers needed to help weed, harvest, and coordinate and perform special projects; photos and marketing; experienced volunteers to work with children in educational outreach activities and garden camps. Volunteers are also sought for leadership service on the Board of Directors. All volunteers who will be working with children must consent to a background check. Individuals, groups and families are welcome.

 

Website: www.brigitsbounty.org

 

CONTACT: Brandi-Lynn Greig, 720-208-0280, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
WHERE: 110 Johnson St. Frederick 80530

 

WHEN: Hours flexible, contact for more information.

 


 

Global Refugee Center
Positions:  Executive Assistant, Human Services and Marketing interns, office assistants, and ESL teachers
CONTACT:
Alexandra, Volunteer Coordinator This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 


The Arc of Weld County – Reading Classes for Adults

Volunteer Position: Assistant Instructor/Tutoring

Contact
: 970-353-5219
www.arcweldcounty.org

 

Where: 3700 Golden St.  Evans, Colorado
When: Thursdays 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
             Evans, CO

 

The Arc of Weld County – Art Classes for Adults

 

Volunteer Position: Assist individuals in completing art projects.

 

Contact: 970-353-5219
www.arcweldcounty.org 

 

Where: Greeley Senior Center - 1010 6th Street, Greeley, Colorado
When: Mondays 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

 

The Arc of Weld County – Childcare for Autism Support Group

 

Volunteer Position: Assist with children diagnosed with autism while parents attend support group.

 

Contact: 970-353-5219
www.arcweldcounty.org

 

Where: 3700 Golden St.  - Evans, Colorado
When: 4th Wednesday of every month 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
 

 


 

Clearview Library District - Story Time Volunteer

 

CONTACT

 

Andrea Cleland, MLIS

 

Early Literacy Librarian, Clearview Library District

 

720 3rd Street, Windsor, CO 80550

 

(970)686-5603

 

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For more information on other volunteer opportunities, please contact Emma Wood, Volunteer Resource Center Coordinator at 970-304-6198 - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.