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Our Mission

The mission of Broomfield Volunteer HQ is to connect people and their passions to empower and impact the nonprofit community. Broomfield Volunteer HQ ensures simple sign-up, scheduling and uploads for all nonprofits in the Broomfield area and also acts as a streamlined system for local volunteers to offer their time to the various projects.

Become a Member of VOAD

Broomfield Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (Broomfield VOAD) is a collaborative and inclusive network consisting of, but not limited to, independent voluntary, community, and faith-based organizations, community and business leaders, and government representatives that may be active in any or all phases of disaster, to include preparedness, response, and recovery.  We work hand-in-hand with the City and County of Broomfield’s Office of Emergency Management to provide support and resources in times of need.*Please link to: http://broomfieldvoad.org

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Monthly Volunteer Spotlight

Broomfield Pals Program

How can you help your friends and neighbors who are encouraged to stay home during the Safer at Home orders to protect against the COVID-19 virus? If you or your family are able to assist one of your Broomfield neighbors, apply to become a Broomfield Pal and offer connection and assistance. You will be matched with a neighbor as close to your home as possible. Here are a few examples of services that could be provided by volunteers. 

  • Lawn maintenance (mowing, weeding, etc.)
  • Plant / maintain a garden
  • Virtual coffee or lunch dates
  • Other needs as they arise

Apply at www.broomfield.org/broomfieldpals to volunteer today

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We Need You Here!

Women's Shelter Counselor

Volunteers are needed to provide on-site counseling for women who are temporary guests of the Auxiliary Shelter at The Denver Coliseum. Counseling will be provided in a secure space in the coliseum on a drop-in basis. Shelter staff leads and on-site medical staff will refer appropriate guests for counseling as appropriate and needed. Guests are commonly experiencing high levels of anxiety and depression and are having difficulty coping with their current situation. Some guests are experiencing domestic violence situations and other relationship issues. Please note, high crisis situations and those experiencing chronic and persistent mental illness will be referred to other mental health resources. Qualifications: Volunteers must be a licensed and insure mental health professional in the State of Colorado and pass a background check. Prior experience working with the homeless population is highly valued. Schedule: The shelter is open 24 hours a day. Our highest priority is evening hours from 4 - 8:00 p.m. However, we can be flexible based on volunteer availability.

Denver, CO

Through 8/6/20

Mental Health Case Management

Volunteers are needed on site at The Denver Coliseum, to assist shelter guests with Case Management needs. This includes informing and connecting guests with existing resources such as mental health and medical resources. Volunteers may also be involved with medication reminders and management. Prior mental health and/or case management experience is preferred.

Denver, CO

Through 8/6/20

Serve Breakfast - Coliseum

Volunteers serve meals, clean and sanitize the eating and serving areas before and after meal service, help to ensure safety protocols are in order and support staff. This being outside of your home may expose you to the Corona virus, however all staff, volunteers and guests are screened at entrance. Shift Requirements Bring: ID Wear: Comfortable clothes and close-toed shoes. Please pull back long hair. Location: Denver Coliseum, 4600 Humboldt Street, Denver, CO 80216 Parking: Under bridge off of 44th St. Go to the set of doors marked Office. Arrival Check-In: Go in the door marked office. Security will let you in. You will get a temperature check and health screening questions. Once complete, go directly to the Denver Room for a short daily orientation and shift stations. If you arrive early please wait in the Denver Room for staff or volunteer coordinator. DO NOT go directly to a previous station, please wait for orientation as there are changes daily. Provided: Handwashing station. Hairnets, gloves and masks will be provided for all volunteers. Volunteers will be provided a t-shirt or vest that MUST be worn during the entire shift to be easily identified by guests and staff. Thank you for sparking change and making the world a better place!

Denver, CO

7/18/20 6:30 AM + more

Serve Lunch - Coliseum

Volunteers serve meals, clean and sanitize the eating and serving areas before and after meal service, help to ensure safety protocols are in order and support staff. This being outside of your home may expose you to the Corona virus, however all staff, volunteers and guests are screened at entrance. Shift Requirements Bring: ID Wear: Comfortable clothes and close-toed shoes. Please pull back long hair. Location: Denver Coliseum, 4600 Humboldt Street, Denver, CO 80216 Parking: Under bridge off of 44th St. Go to the set of doors marked Office. Arrival Check-In: Go in the door marked office. Security will let you in. You will get a temperature check and health screening questions. Once complete, go directly to the Denver Room for a short daily orientation and shift stations. If you arrive early please wait in the Denver Room for staff or volunteer coordinator. DO NOT go directly to a previous station, please wait for orientation as there are changes daily. Provided: Handwashing station. Hairnets, gloves and masks will be provided for all volunteers. Volunteers will be provided a t-shirt or vest that MUST be worn during the entire shift to be easily identified by guests and staff. Thank you for sparking change and making the world a better place!

Denver, CO

7/15/20 11:30 AM + more

Be the Voice for an Abused or Neglected Child - Become a CASA Volunteer!

CASA, Court-Appointed Special Advocates, is a volunteer-based, nonprofit organization that trains and supervises community members to represent the best interests of child victims of physical, sexual, emotional abuse and neglect that are currently in the judicial system. A Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) is a trained volunteer who represents the best interests of child victims of physical, sexual, or emotional abuse and neglect that are currently in the judicial system. CASA Volunteers are supervised by CASA team members and work alongside the child's legal and professional team. They ensure that the child's physical, mental, educational and emotional needs are being met, and advocate for the child in court, all the while supporting them in their journey to find a safe and permanent home. In Adams and Broomfield Counties alone, there are over 1,100 children that need a loving and caring CASA. Potential CASA Volunteers complete an online application, interview, and 30 hours of pre-service training (15 hours supplemental homework, 15 hours in-class). Please note that we have adapted this process to take place virtually during COVID-19. A successful CASA Volunteer is mature, stable, open-minded, empathetic, collaborative, and confident. They also have an ability to problem-solve and have strong written and verbal communication skills. Please note that in order to become a CASA Volunteers, you must be 21+ years of age, must pass a criminal background check, and must have lived in the United States for the past 7 years. To learn more about our organization, please visit CASA17th.org, or contact Abbie Foley, Outreach and Recruitment Manager, at abbie@casa17th.com or (720) 277-9112.

Westminster, CO

Through 6/25/21

Coliseum Women's Shelter Friendly Volunteer

To provide friendly and kind services to women experiencing homelessness during the COVID 19 situation. Friendly Volunteers will assist with meal and snack service, laundry drop off and pick up, shower sign up, ensure safety protocols, organize dorm area, serve meals, and other staff support as needed. This being outside of your home may expose you to the Corona virus, however all staff, volunteers and guests are screened at entrance. Shift Requirements Bring: ID Wear: Comfortable clothes and close-toed shoes. Please pull back long hair. Location: Denver Coliseum, 4600 Humboldt Street, Denver, CO 80216 Parking: Under bridge off of 44th St. Go to the set of doors marked Office. Arrival Check-In: Go in the door marked office. Security will let you in. You will get a temperature check and health screening questions. Once complete, go directly to the Denver Room for a short daily orientation and shift stations. If you arrive early please wait in the Denver Room for staff or volunteer coordinator. DO NOT go directly to a previous station, please wait for orientation as there are changes daily. Provided: Handwashing station. Hairnets, gloves and masks will be provided for all volunteers. Volunteers will be provided a t-shirt or vest that MUST be worn during the entire shift to be easily identified by guests and staff. Thank you for sparking change and making the world a better place!

Denver, CO

7/17/20 12:30 PM + more

Weekend Outdoor Maintenance

The Sun Valley Youth Center is a nonprofit youth center located in one of the poorest neighborhoods in Denver. We offer a variety of programs to the children of the Sun Valley neighborhood to aid in their social, emotional, and physical development. We aim to holistically meet the needs of our kids while providing a safe and nurturing environment for them to learn and grow. During this time, we need a little extra help tending to the outside of our building. We need help with things like yard work, maintaining our garden, etc. If you are interested, please email me: diamond@sunvalleyyouthcenter.org or sign up through this website and I will be in contact with you asap.

Denver, CO

Through 8/8/20

Enjoy working with people? Join the Habitat ReStore volunteer team!

TO REGISTER FOR A SHIFT, GO TO: https://denver.volunteerhub.com/ If you are looking for a way to make a long-lasting, tangible impact in Denver, Habitat Metro Denver welcomes you to become part of our ReStore Volunteer team! Habitat ReStores are home improvement outlets that sell new and gently used appliances, furniture, cabinets, building materials, and more at discount prices. All proceeds go towards our homeowner and home repair programs that support working families. Tasks include: Greet and check out customers Answer phone inquiries Handle money Process paperwork for purchased items Keep the store clean and clutter-free Keep the register area clean and organized Represent Habitat Metro Denver in a positive and professional manner Become part of this special group of people who are critical to Habitat’s work today!

Denver, CO

Through 8/31/20

Go: Westwood – Westwood Neighborhood

Extreme Community Makeover (ECM) is designed to invite volunteers into a partnership with residents of specific Denver neighborhoods to complete home and neighborhood improvement projects. These projects include graffiti removal, landscaping, painting, yard work, or other projects identified by the residents. Groups such as churches, companies, families, organizations, and schools may participate, and individuals can get involved. Equally important as fences that are built are the relationships being built-between the volunteers and community members, among the neighbors on a block, and between the community and resources in their neighborhood. Contact Angela Bomgaars: Phone Number: 720.235.8847 Email Address: angela@extremecommunitymakeover.org

Denver, CO

9/26/20 9:00 AM

Denver Shelter Volunteer Coordinator

To provide friendly and kind services to men and women experiencing homelessness during the COVID 19 situation. You may be exposed to the Coronavirus which can cause illness or death. Volunteer Coordinators will work with staff to idenify shift needs and help manage shift volunteers to various tasks which include meal service, meal preperation, food banks and distrabution, ensure safety prorocals, disenfect common areas and cots and other staff support as needed. This opportunity is available on Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday 8:30a - 2:30p

Denver, CO

7/15/20 8:30 AM

Phone Outreach Volunteer - Denver Metro

Bridges Hospice and Palliative Care is seeking volunteers to assist in caring for patients with life-limiting illnesses. Working from home, the Telephone Outreach Volunteer will call patients to ensure their care and supply needs continue to be met. Secondly, the volunteer will provide encouragement and emotional support as needed. This assignment is important during the covid pandemic as physical visits to patients have been limited. Telephone calls will help in reducing isolation of patients and caregiver. Outgoing individuals with customer service experience will be successful in this role.

Wheat Ridge, CO

Through 12/1/20

Phone Outreach Volunteer - Denver

Bridges Hospice and Palliative Care is seeking volunteers to assist in caring for patients with life-limiting illnesses. The Telephone Outreach Volunteer will call patients to ensure their care and supply needs continue to be met. Secondly, the volunteer will provide encouragement and emotional support as needed. This assignment is important during the covid pandemic as physical visits to patients have been limited. Telephone calls will help in reducing isolation of patients and caregiver. Outgoing individuals with customer service experience will be successful in this role.

Wheat Ridge, CO

Through 12/1/20