Welcome to Engage, a new system designed for you by staff and volunteers of the
City of Fort Collins Natural Areas Department and FC Volunteer program and built by Squarei Technologies, a local Fort Collins company.

Engage helps the City of Fort Collins Volunteer Services manage over 29 different volunteer departments and more than 4,000 volunteers. Engage helps you manage  your involvement, either as a participant or volunteer, sponsored by the FC Volunteer Program. Browse the calendar, edit your profile, and get involved!

Do you Love Fort Collins? Engage with Us!


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Browse openings currently advertised by Volunteer Managers

Fun Facts About the City of Fort Collins Volunteer Programs:

There are 34 unique departments that are powered by the City's network of volunteers.

In 2022, more than 5,500 volunteers contributed over 78,000 hours to civic engagement.

The City of Fort Collins hosts 25 unique internship experiences for students and community members.

The City of Fort Collins is a Malcolm Baldridge award winning organization and a two-time certified Points of Light Service Enterprise Community.


About Fort Collins Volunteer Services Program

The City of Fort Collins (FC) Volunteer Program is designed to creatively engage people and their unique talents. When talent and passion are working together, the results are amazing. With that aim, the City promotes volunteer involvement to improve services and create community.

Not sure where to get started?

Apply with our General Application OR Get Involved in some of our ongoing volunteer opportunities.

After you fill out a General Application, a FC Volunteer Services team member will personally reach out via [email protected] to help understand how you can apply your time and talents with the City!

Looking to help a particular department?
Learn more about some of our most active departments that currently have ongoing programming and volunteer openings:

Boards & Commissions
Community Development & Neighborhood Services (Adopt-A-Neighbor)
FC Moves
Gardens on Spring Creek
Mediation and Restorative Justice
Natural Areas
Recycling Ambassadors
Senior Center
The Farm at Lee Martinez Park 
The Lincoln Center
Volunteer Services

NextGenServe is a City volunteer service club for youth ages 13-18 that focuses on growing leadership skills and civic engagement in the Fort Collins community. Youth Volunteers learn about a variety of career paths and work alongside trained City staff in various settings, including Parks, Natural Areas, and the Gardens on Spring Creek. 

The NextGenServe 2024 applications are now open! Teens and interested parties can find the parent info night link and the application at fcgov.com/volunteer/nextgenserve and in the monthly Volunteer Services Newsletter.

Volunteer Spotlight - We Want to Hear Your Story

The FC Volunteer Services Team wants to feature individual volunteer experiences in our Volunteer Spotlight. Tell us why you love volunteering, what feelings of belonging that it provides you, what accomplishments you have fulfilled along the way, or anything else you'd like to share about your experience as a volunteer with the City. We would love a photo of you volunteering too! Your story may be shared in an upcoming VSP Newsletter or even featured in our annual reports. 

Email us at [email protected]

Prospective Volunteers