Highline Place memory care community needs volunteers for various activities ranging from art and garden volunteering, to interacting with residents and assisting with pets, office help, and newspaper production. Volunteer shifts are available mornings, afternoons or evenings on weekdays or weekends. The residence is at 6767 S. Broadway in Littleton (just south of Arapahoe Road). Contact: Elle Fore at email@example.com or 303-703-3499.
Adaptive Aquatics program: Volunteers are needed to work one-on-one with special needs children at the Ridge Recreation Center’s warm-water therapy pool. Water sessions are 9:30-10:15 am Saturdays. In addition, volunteers attend an evening workshop from 7-8:30 pm Mondays or Thursdays, to learn about safety and the conditions of the children, while preparing for the upcoming Saturday’s water session. Contact: Alison Tamborlane, AlisonTamb@aol.com, 973-969-5749. The Ridge Rec Center is at 6613 S. Ward St., Littleton 80127.
American Red Cross: Volunteers are needed for a variety of activities throughout the year. Contact: Julia Richards, 303-607-4735 or firstname.lastname@example.org
The Right Step: This Littleton facility is all about Horses Helping People. Volunteers perform various duties: grooming, tacking and leading horses during lessons; walking alongside clients as they ride; helping with fund raising and administrative tasks. Volunteer training is held the second Saturday of each month from 8-11 am at the stables, 7990 S. Santa Fe Dr., Littleton 80120. Contact: Program Director Sheryl Clossen at email@example.com or 303-904-7261.
She She's Corner: Volunteers are needed to help at this 'upscale resale boutique' located at 7562 S. University Blvd., Centennial. The shop is owned by the James Resource Network which provides support services to single-parent families in the Denver area, to help them become self-sufficient.Contact: Lynn Beaver, store manager, 303-884-8086 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hallmark Nursing Center needs students to interact with residents and do a variety of volunteer tasks such as reading, writing letters, giving manicures, playing bingo and cards, serving ice cream and more). Residents love to have contact with young people. Hallmark is located at 3701 W. Radcliffe Ave., near the intersection of Quincy and Lowell. Contact: Angela Hoffman, volunteer coordinator, 720-446-6551.
Project CURE, a Denver non-profit that ships donated medical supplies to countries around the world, has ongoing need for volunteers to do a variety of tasks from sorting supplies to clerical work. This is a good activity for a group of students to do once, or on an ongoing basis. For more information, visit the Project CURE website at http://projectcure.org/volunteer/volunteer-opportunities. Contact: Stephanie York, operations director, at 720-490-4017 or email@example.com; the sorting and distribution center is located at 10377 E. Geddes Ave., Centennial 80112.
Four Mile Historic Park: Denver's historic Four Mile Park needs student volunteers to participate in various events throughout the year. Students help with monthly Living History Days, Heritage and Special Events, and monthly Hay Bales. Students must attend an orientation session and meetings one Tuesday evening each month. Contact: Kylene Trask, volunteer coordinator, 702-865-0812, Kylene@FourMilePark.org.