Volunteer Opportunities

Project Helping

The Greenway Foundation

Description: Project Helping organizes volunteer events specifically designed to make an impact — both on you and your community. Through volunteering, participants actively invest in their communities while also reaping the benefits of increased mental wellness.

 

Click here for dozens of upcoming volunteer events!

 

Email: volunteer@projecthelping.org

Description: At least once a month The Greenway Foundation will host a GLC event and meeting, often down by the South Platte River. In addition to completing volunteer work projects to help out the South Platte Greenway, students will complete team-building exercises, participate in career development opportunities, and have a chance to hear from different guest speakers in the environmental field. 

Sign Up: https://mailchi.mp/c3e8415a233f/glc

 

Email: glc@greenwayfoundation.org or Youth Programs Coordinator, Julianne Gagnon at julianne@greenwayfoundation.org

Citizen's Climate Lobby

Description: Citizens’ Climate Lobby (CCL) is the fastest growing and most effective climate advocacy group. Volunteers will meet with Congressional leaders, write letters to the editors and op-eds, meet with local media, and educate their community about global warming and legislative solutions. CCL provides monthly national conference calls with expert guest speakers, weekly skill building sessions, online networking with CCL volunteers across the U.S., and a national conference and lobby week in D.C. Volunteers commit to an average of 4-6 hours a month.

 

Email: To find out about the next meeting or event, send an email to: denver@citizensclimatelobby.org (Denver chapter), boulder@citizensclimatelobby.org (Boulder chapter) or find your chapter here

Groundwork Denver

Description: Groundwork Denver encourages you to participate in our programs by volunteering. It’s a great way to meet new people and support the health and well-being of our own community. There are many different types of projects to get involved with:

  • Planting trees, building gardens or restoring habitats.

  • Conducting community outreach on issues like water quality or energy efficiency.

  • Collecting localized data on things like pedestrian safety and housing conditions.

  • In office work such as; data entry, answering phones or filing.

  • Professional services such as graphics, marketing, PR, business planning, legal, financial, website, or any other type of in-kind business services.

We can host groups or individuals, interns or professionals. Your group can join an already scheduled activity, or we can organize something specifically for your group, up to 200 people. Check out our CALENDAR to view upcoming volunteer projects.

Email: the Volunteer Outreach and Communications Coordinator at 

volunteer@groundworkcolorado.org

The Farmette at Denver JDS

Description: The Farmette is located in south east Denver at The Denver Jewish Day School. They are a 1/4 acre educational farm, and provide vegetables, herbs and flowers to our local community. They are looking for volunteers to help harvest and distribute their produce.

Sign Up: Sign Up Genius

Email: farmette@denverdjs.org

Jack's Solar Garden

Description: Jack's Solar Garden could use volunteers to come out to our farm and help us with weeding from spring to fall. It's an opportunity to see a solar array up close, learn about pollinator habitats and how to tend to them, and understand a little more about farm related activities.

Email: Byron Kominek at byron@jackssolargarden.com

If you are curious about volunteering, feel free to reach out to us at engagement@youthsustainabilityboard.org