Become part of an enthusiastic community that shares your passion. Volunteers are critical in all parts of the Boards & Commissions Department. Volunteer today!
The Cultural Resources Board advises and makes recommendations to the Director of Cultural Services and the City Council for funding from the Cultural Development and Programming Account and the Tourism Programming Account (Fort Fund) and matters pertaining to the Cultural Services Department's programs, services and facilities constructed or operated by the City.
Become part of an enthusiastic community that shares your passion. Volunteers are critical in all parts of Communications and Public Involvement. Volunteer today!
City Communication will vary by issue, but one example is West Nile spraying:
West Nile virus is a potentially deadly disease spread by mosquitoes in the mid-to-late summer months. In 2022, Colorado had more West Nile cases than any other state, and Larimer County led among Colorado counties. By sharing information about West Nile activity in the area, you will raise awareness, help residents learn ways to protect themselves and their families
Become part of an enthusiastic community that shares your passion. Volunteers are critical in all parts of the Neighborhood Services Department. Volunteer today!
The City of Fort Collins seeks willing volunteers to assist their neighbors through a variety of tasks. Volunteers will be paired with neighbors who are in need of assistance with tasks such as grocery shopping and delivery, basic errands, snow shoveling, lawn mowing, yard work, outdoor pet care/dog walking, minor outdoor home repair, and more. Volunteers can choose to perform one-time tasks with different neighbors or can commit to an ongoing relationship with a neighbor in need.
Become part of an enthusiastic community that shares your passion. Volunteers are critical in all parts of the Mediation & Restorative Justice Department. Volunteer today!
Apply below for the Mediation group volunteer role.
Apply below for the Restorative Justice group volunteer role.
Become part of an enthusiastic community that shares your passion. Volunteers are critical in all parts of the Municipal Court Department. Volunteer today!
General Municipal Court volunteer to include bailiff responsibilities and citation entry/processing
By becoming a volunteer with us, you are joining a long history of community commitment to conservation. Since its inception, the Natural Areas Department has engaged volunteers on every level, from education to stewardship to leadership. Volunteers help extend outreach and strengthen community involvement. We believe that volunteers are one of our most valuable resources.
Adopters agree to care for a natural area for one year by picking up trash and reporting maintenance issues. This program provides opportunities for citizens to take an active role in restoration efforts through stewardship.
BARK Rangers are Volunteer Ranger Assistants (VRAs) and their canines that patrol on approved Natural Areas Department properties. These volunteers and their dogs serve as a visible presence in the City of Fort Collins Natural Areas Department and serve as ambassadors promoting stewardship ethics and good dog behavior while on city trails. BARK Rangers participate in education and community outreach events.
Volunteer Description Overview
Diamond Peaks Mountain Bike Patrol volunteers patrol City of Fort Collins Natural Areas and Larimer County Open Spaces on bike.
Volunteer Ranger Assistants (VRAs) serve as a visible presence in the City of Fort Collins Natural Areas and at Larimer County Parks and Open Spaces to enhance the experiences of trail users by providing information, site monitoring, and visitor assistance. VRAs work through the Ranger programs to respond to questions and inquiries, monitor trails, parks, open spaces and natural areas for visitor safety and resource protection, assess timing and types of recreational uses, administer user surveys, and alert rangers to situations that require staff attention. VRA’s may hike, bike, or ride their own horse.
Become part of an enthusiastic community that shares your passion. Volunteers are critical in all parts of the Parks Department. Volunteer today!
The City of Fort Collins Forestry Division maintains over 56,000 trees on public property along streets, and in parks, cemeteries, golf courses and other City facilities. The City is seeking skill based Urban Forest Ambassadors to assist with updating inventory data, perform urban forest health assessments, tree planting events, and engage the community in spreading the value and importance of our community’s urban forest! Urban Forest Ambassadors will perform a variety of tasks including updating the inventory, assessing for structural defects or insect and disease and engaging with the Fort Collins Community. The volunteers will help us update the public tree inventory on a more frequent basis. These efforts will include the use of an iPad or smartphone, diameter tape, and educational material to complete tasks as assigned by Forestry staff. Urban Forest Ambassadors are an integral part of urban forest management that will help continue health and longevity of the urban forest for generations to come.
Become part of an enthusiastic community that shares your passion. Volunteers are critical in all parts of the Recycling Ambassadors Department. Volunteer today!
"Three-R" Enthusiasts, read on! This is the ONLY volunteer opportunity on the Front Range where you will:
Become part of an enthusiastic community that shares your passion. Volunteers are critical in all parts of the Senior Center Department. Volunteer today!
We are looking for someone to help us with our recycling needs at the Fort Collins Pottery Studio. This person will be someone with a passion for helping the environment! We need to develop a list of places from which we can gather certain materials that others want to recycle (such as newspapers) and will make arrangements for regular pickups of these materials. You will also drop off some of our items to be recycled such as small propane canisters and broken pottery. You can create your own schedule for doing this recycling.
We are looking for people who can lead a small group of volunteers during a Special Event at the Senior Center. We will provide training and there will be a staff member with you at most events who will instruct you in the specifics of each event. There are events scheduled throughout the year and you can choose which event you would like to help at.
We are looking for two volunteers to assist at our fun Social Dance events! These positions are ongoing, so we require volunteers willing to commit to attending on a consistent basis.
Training will be provided at first event.
Become part of an enthusiastic community that shares your passion. Volunteers are critical in all parts of the The Farm & Northside Aztlan Community Center Department. Volunteer today!
Without our amazing Volunteers, we couldn't do what we do! We love our Volunteers and can't wait to welcome you into our phenomenal program. Apply today!
The Lincoln Center provides opportunities for educational experiences for local students and teachers. If you would like to set up an Informational Interview, a Tour, Job Shadow, Volunteer Experience, or a High School Capstone Project, please contact our Front of House Coordinator, Tyler Davis, at email@example.com or (970) 221-6260.
This position allows High School and College students in the greater Fort Collins area to observe and participate in the management of a Performing Arts Venue including Volunteer Management, House Managing, Theater Operations, Administration, and Client Coordination. The purpose of this position is to assist students looking to work in a Performing Arts Venue or as a Volunteer Manager to gain critical experience and knowledge that can help guide their career path and find work in their chosen field.
Volunteers are an extremely important and essential part of the Lincoln Center family. We rely on our Volunteers to be our eyes and ears and to assist patrons in navigating and participating in the many performances and events we offer. Volunteers get exposed to a wide array of artistic and professional endeavors including theatrical performances, dance productions, art gallery installations, concerts, and community events. While Volunteers get to enjoy a majority of the presentations that they work, the emphasis is providing our patrons with a professional and enjoyable experience that makes them want to return time and time again.
The application window has now closed for the 23/24 season. We will begin taking applications again in March of next year. Our interview process begins in June or July and our mandatory Volunteer training will take place in late August or early September. Thank you for your interest in joining our team!
Become part of an enthusiastic community that shares your passion. Volunteers are critical in all parts of the Utilities Department. Volunteer today!
The Community Engagement Team is looking for qualified educators to support water education programs.
Contact Kellie Gorman with questions and interest.
Become part of an enthusiastic community that shares your passion. Volunteers are critical in all parts of Volunteer Services. Volunteer today!
Community Engagement Volunteers are trained in education and outreach techniques to support staff in disseminating information and gaining feedback from the community on department-specific programs. Volunteers will be trained as content experts on various City priorities to answer questions and facilitate meaningful discussions at City-sponsored events.
Assist Human Resources in daily admin tasks such as answering phones and greeting visitors
The City of Fort Collins hosts a number of events throughout the year with the goal of engaging the community in fun, family-friendly experiences. Special events generally consist of activity booths, educational activities, vendor sales, music, etc. Special Event Volunteers will assist with all aspects of event management including set up/tear down, hosting booths, running activities, assisting with refreshments, and/or offering shuttle service. Due to the similarity of Special Events, volunteers can move easily between departments for a wide variety of experiences.
Become part of an enthusiastic community that shares your passion. Volunteers are critical in all parts of the Recreation Youth Education Department. Volunteer today!
Assist instructors with swim lessons by creating a fun learning environment for participants. This is a great opportunity for youth volunteers 14 and older.