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Now Hiring RSVP Staff in 7 Counties!

Beginning April 1st, 2021, Spark the Change Colorado will be adding the AmeriCorps Seniors RSVP (Retired Senior Volunteer Program) to our programming in 7 counties. We are currently hiring RSVP Managers in the following counties: Alamosa, Huerfano, Los Animas, Montezuma, Park, Jefferson, and Broomfield. Apply Today!

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*NEW Community Connection Events!

These mini, virtual volunteer fairs invite 3-5 member organizations that address a specific impact area to present to an audience of select volunteers who are near the volunteer site and have expressed an interest in or have the skills organizations have requested. Volunteers can attend our FREE upcoming event: Hunger & Homelessness on March 24th!

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February is Black History Month

Find activites, crafts, and discussions on ways to celebrate black history month with the whole family, throughout the month of February and all year long!

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Points of Light NEW Civic Life Today Magazine

As society changes, we are seeing an evolution in how people give back and get involved. Civic Life Today is a new digital magazine, by Points of Light, comprised of nine issues that will each take an in-depth look at an element on the Civic Circle. Current issues available: Purchase Power & Your Voice.

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Receive the Latest News and Resources by Subscribing Today!

At Spark the Change Colorado, we aim to Empower Changemakers and Ignite Service! One way we do this is by serving as a volunteer resource center with all the latest news, opportunities, and information on all things Volunteerism. Sign up for our newsletters today!

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Fight Hunger in Your Local Community with Harvest Pack!

Spark the Change Colorado partners with Harvest Pack to offer meal packaging opportunities to organizations that want a hands-on volunteer opportunity that feeds those in need. Volunteer, donate, and fight hunger, today!

Volunteers Needed!: February 26th & March 5th, 12th

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Mental Wellness Program

Spark the Change Colorado's Mental Wellness Program connects licensed and insured mental health professionals who volunteer their time and expertise to low-income Coloradans in need of counseling. Each year, the program connects over 1,000 individuals to free counseling and mental health services in their communities.

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Minoru Yasui Community Volunteer Award

Do You Know an Outstanding Volunteer? Volunteers are the heart of our community and are a precious resource to nonprofit organizations. The vital work of volunteers throughout the Denver metropolitan community is recognized through the Minoru Yasui Community Volunteer Award. Nominate an outstanding volunteer today for the chance to win $2,000 to designate to a non-profit agency of their choice


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Upcoming Event: Intro to Board Service

April 6th, 2021- Virtual

Our Intro to Board Service program will train you to serve as a board member and help you choose a board that is the right fit for your interests. If you are interested in joining a board and have litte to no experience, this class is the perfect place to start!


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Become a Certified Service Enterprise: Apply Now for Cohort #6!

Become a part of a national initiative by Points of Light, to rethink the way you utilize volunteers to address community needs! Ask Us about receiving a Scholarship for your organization!

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Register for VMTS Today!

For many nonprofit organizations, volunteer help is vital, and April is Global Volunteer Month! Looking to learn ways to recruit, train, and recognize volunteers in your organization this April? VMTS is perfect for you! Discover how your nonprofit can run a volunteer program, cultivate leaders and benefit from volunteer expertise.

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*NEW Member Wish List!

Post requests for in-kind items or Service Projects needed. We connect with our network of business partners, individual volunteers and volunteer groups to find ways to fulfill the request. Members can access the Wish List via the Partner Portal.

Not a Spark Member? Find out how!

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Now Hiring in 7 Counties!

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Now Hiring in 7 Counties!

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