Children | Community Health | Human Services 

Last Updated May 25, 2021

A Precious Child

Broomfield, CO

A Precious Child provides children in need with opportunities and resources to empower them to achieve their full potential.

Limitations: Some court-ordered offenses are not accepted.

Contact: Cherri McKinney cherrimckinney@apreciouschild.org | 303.466.4272

 

Dinosaur Ridge 

Morrison, CO 

The mission of Dinosaur Ridge is to educate the public about, and ensure the preservation of, the natural and historic resources of Dinosaur Ridge, Triceratops Trail, and the surrounding areas.

Limitations: Volunteers are assigned grounds work, carpentry projects, cleaning or maintenance projects etc. after individual contacts us for an interview.

Contact: Barbara Farley barbara.farley@dinoridge.org | 303.697.3466

 

All-Stars Club

Denver Metro

We provide a place of belonging for individuals with special needs, along with a place of rest and support for their families.

Limitations: Depending on offense

Contact: Scott Russomanno scott@allstarsclub.org | 720.443.0980

 

Arapahoe County Volunteer Connections

Littleton, CO

Enhance your quality of life through exceptional delivery of services and efficient use of public funds. 

Contact: Nira Duvan nduvan@arapahoegov.com | 303.738.7938

 

Castle Rock Senior Activity Center

Castle Rock, CO

To make life more fulfilling and create community for seniors at they come here to engage in a wide variety of programming and services designed for "Loving Life in the Second Half."

Limitations: A maximum of 24 hours. Cannot have charges that involve theft, violence, and harassment. 

Contact: Debbie Haynie dhaynie@crgov.com | 303.688.9498

 

Colorado Talking Book Library

Denver Metro Area

A free service to Coloradans of all ages who are unable to read standard print material due to visual, physical, or learning disabilities whether permanent or temporary. CTBL provides audio, Braille, and large print books and magazines. 

Limitations: We must have an agreement with the court which is referring clients to us. We do not take charges related to theft, violence, or involving children.

Contact: Terri Marcotte marcotte_t@cde.state.co.us | 303.727.9277

 

Cultivate 

Boulder, CO

We help seniors flourish through active engagement with their community.

Limitations: They are only allowed to volunteer in programs with no client contact.

Contact: Doug Malcolm dmaclolm@cultivate.ngo 303.443.1933

 

Douglas County Libraries

Douglas County

Douglas County Libraries elevates our community by inspiring a love of reading, discovery and connection.

Contact: Ali Ayers aayres@dclibraries.org | 303.791.7323

 

Extreme Community Makeover

Denver, CO

Extreme Community Makeover coordinates volunteer teams to partner with underserved people to improve their own homes and neighborhoods. These projects build safer environments; cultivate community among residents, neighborhoods, and networks of local resource providers; and connect residents to a permanent path towards healthy, hopeful, and stable lives. 

Contact: Angela Bomgaars angela@extremecommunitymakeover.org | 720.235.8847

 

Growing Home

Westminster, CO 

Growing Home’s mission is to guide children and their families on the path to a brighter future. We envision our community working together so that all children and their families have a place to call home, food on the table, and the opportunity to pursue their dreams.

Contact: David Gonzales david@growinghome.org | 720.407.1986

 

MADD Colorado

Colorado Statewide

The mission of Mothers Against Drunk Driving is to stop drunk driving, help fight drugged driving, support the victims of these violent crimes and prevent underage drinking.

Contact: Rebecca Green rebecca.green@madd.org 303.425.5902

 

The Right Step, Inc. 

To better the lives of people with disabilities through the healing power of horses.

Contact: Christine Remy boardchair@therightstepinc.org | 720.893.0650

 

Alzheimer's Association of Colorado

Colorado Statewide

The mission of the Alzheimer Association is to eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancements of research, to proviide and enhance support for all affected, and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. 

Limitations: Individuals with community service requirements will be considered - pending the outcome of required screening.

Contact: Leanna Mersmann lcmersmann@alz.org | 303.813.1669

 

National Multiple Sclerosis Society

Denver, CO 

The National MS Society's vision is: A World Free of MS. The Society's mission is: People affected by MS can live their best lives as we stop MS in its tracks, restore what has been lost and end MS forever.

Contact: Brittany McGarry brittany.mcgarry@nmss.org | 303.698.5406

 

Rocky Mountain MS Center 

Westminster, CO 

The Rocky Mountain MS Center mission is to improve the lives of those who live with multiple sclerosis and their families through care, education, support and research.

Limitations: We will do a background check, and no violent or theft related convictions.

Contact: Sarah Kyger skyger@mscenter.org | 303.788.4030

 

Covenant Cupboard Food Pantry

Greenwood Village, CO

The mission of Covenant Cupboard Food Pantry is to address the food security needs of seniors, disabled individuals and the unemployed or underemployed households in our community in a compassionate, dignified and secure environment.

Contact: Volunteer Coordinator volunteer@covcupboard.org | 720.841.5129

 

Harvest of Hope Pantry

Boulder, CO 

Our mission is to live the Catholic faith by providing healthy supplemental food to Boulder families and individuals in need of food assistance within a safe, welcoming and non-judgmental environment. We welcome people of all faiths to join us in our work.

Limitations: Court-ordered community service or restorative justice volunteers need to be over 18, not a current client of the pantry, and to tell us the charge, not all are eligible for service here.

Contact: Ben Mensch ben@hopepantry.org | 720.382.1971 

 

Family Tree Inc

Wheatridge, CO

The mission of Family Tree is to help people overcome child abuse, domestic violence and homelessness to become safe, strong and self-reliant.

Limitations: No violent crimes and $50 background check required.

Contact: Rebekah Hawthorne rhawthorne@thefamilytree.org | 203.810.7134

 

Foster Source

Thornton, CO

Our mission is to provide relevant training, resources and support to foster parents from a trauma-informed approach, giving them the skills and confidence to spark healing in vulnerable children.

Limitations: These are mostly weekday, during the day.

Contact: Renee Bernhard info@fostersource.org | 303.618.4331

 

Jovial Concepts 

Lakewood, CO 

To support undeserved communities to thrive by offering sustainable solutions for nutrition and hunger.

Limitations: No violent crimes.

Contact: Kristina Welch volunteer@jovialconcepts.org | 303.578.2569

 

The Action Center

Lakewood, CO

The mission of The Action Center is to provide an immediate response to basic human needs and promote pathways to self sufficiency.

Contact: Carolyn Alexander calexander@theactioncenterco.org | 303.237.7704

 

We Don't Waste

Denver, CO

We Don't Waste is an innovative food recovery organization. We reduce food waste by recovering food from venues, caterers, restaurants, and other major food distributors. We then deliver the food to community-based non-profit agencies serving vulnerable populations. We serve as the link between food sources and the underserved. 

Limitations: Will not accept volunteers who have been convicted of violent crimes, crimes of sexual nature, or identity theft. We reserve the right to decline a volunteer or limit the activities of the volunteer. 

Contact: Kate Millman kate@wedontwaste.org | 631.678.8974