Volunteer Opportunities

Snow Buddies Program

Can you spare a little time to help out an older adult? The Snow Buddies Volunteer Snow Removal Program at the Carbon Valley Parks & Recreation District needs your help! Snow Buddies is a volunteer program that matches volunteers with older adults who need help clearing their driveway and sidewalks after a snowstorm. Chances are, there is someone in your neighborhood who could use a hand with snow removal. To sign up as a recipient or as a volunteer, please call the Carbon Valley Recreation Center at 303-833-3660 X 117 or email the Carbon Valley Park & Recreation District.

Events

If you are looking for a great way to get involved with the Town of Frederick, you can email our Events Manager to be added to the volunteer email list. You'll receive an email you whenever there are new opportunities to help out! There are multiple opportunities throughout the year and all you need to do is pick a bite-size time slot to sign up. You’d be surprised how much even two hours can make a difference in keeping the event or project running smoothly! We appreciate your help!

Anyone volunteering with the town must fill out the Volunteer Release Form. before they begin their service project. Please either fill it out ahead of time or plan to arrive a few minutes early to sign the form.

Want to have fun in our event beer gardens? You will need to be TIPS trained and at least 21 years old. Contact Jessica to sign up. 

Spring Break Give Back

The Town of Frederick partners with Frederick High School and local organizations to give students a chance to give back to their community by giving up a bit of their time over spring break. Youth ages 14 and up will be able to sign up for any (or all!) of the projects facilitated by Habitat for Humanity of the St. Vrain Valley Restore, Brigit’s Bounty Community Resources, Graceful Oaks Youth Ranch, and Bella Rosa Golf Course. Each service project will range in hours, typically between two and four hours. 

Questions? Please email Jessica or call 720-380-5512.

Carbon Valley Volunteer Fair  

The 4th annual Carbon Valley Volunteer Fair will go virtual in 2021! Join us on Zoom on January 23 at 10 am to learn about local nonprofits and their volunteer opportunities. Our goal is to help you find a nonprofit organization that fits your needs and desire to make an impact in the community. A wide variety of local non-profits will be on-hand so residents could learn more about all of the different volunteering options available in our community. Whether you enjoy working with children or seniors, indoors or outdoors, hands-on activities or a collaborative think-tank atmosphere, there is a volunteer opportunity for you right here in our community. 

Sign up here to participate in the 4th Annual Carbon Valley Volunteer Fair.

Participating Organizations

Project Warm-Up of Northern Colorado: We hand tie fleece blankets for children of Northern Colorado living in foster care. We've been making blankets for four years and have completed and distributed over 1800 blankets in this time! We are in need of volunteers to help tie blankets, recruit groups to get involved and help raise funds for fleece fabric.

Life Stories Child & Family Advocacy: At Life Stories, we believe that every child deserves to live a life free of abuse in a safe, permanent home. L:ife Stories provides victim's services to child victims of sexual assault, child abuse and/or neglect, domestic violence and children who have witnessed a violent crime through our Child Advocacy Centers and the CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) Program. Every child's story is an integral part of the work we do. Our forensic interviewers, family advocates CASA staff and volunteers hear stories of abuse and neglect and then provide advocacy, support and resources to help children turn their stories into ones of strength and hope. We are looking for CASA volunteers in Weld County work with children in open dependency cases because of abuse and neglect. These volunteers serve as the voice of the child in the courtroom.

Envision, Creative Support for People with Developmental Disabilities: Envision is the Community Centered Board (CCB) for all of Weld County, with a mission to improve the quality of life for people in Weld County with an intellectual or developmental disability (IDD).  We provide the County's Early Intervention Program and are the only case management agency in the County for Medicaid Waiver programs for IDD.

United Way of Weld County - Aging Well Volunteer Recruitment Initiative: United Way of Weld County (UWWC) works to address the needs of vulnerable populations in Weld County.  The Aging Well Volunteer Recruitment Initiative is an effort by UWWC focused on the needs of the older adult population that facilitates volunteer recruitment for older adult serving organizations working in Weld County. Aging Well means growing old with dignity by having access to the right housing, transportation, community, information, social life and health services. Organizations throughout Weld County help older adults reach this ideal. And most older adult serving organizations rely almost entirely on volunteers to provide their services. The Aging Well Volunteer Recruitment Initiative recruits community members to volunteer with organizations throughout Weld County. By connecting volunteers with older adults we can address basic needs and end loneliness.

Carbon Valley Half Marathon & 5K: Colorado at its Best - the Carbon Valley Half Marathon will showcase the beauty & diversity of Colorado's best kept secret.  Small town charm with Big City services, nestled between Denver & Fort Collins, Firestone & Frederick host these 13.1 mile & 5K adventures.  Runners will tread upon Mining Town history via manicured trail systems, dirt paths & rural roads, bridges & tunnels.  The Firestone Trail, Frederick's gorgeous Milavec Lake & Charming Downtown are some highlights.  The entire course has spectacular views of the Rockies and a 2 Mile Downhill FAST FINISH.  Also offered is a Relay, & FUN RUN!

Brigit's Bounty Community Resources: We are home to a 1-acre Giving Garden here in beautiful Frederick, CO with a mission centered on being a resource for our community. We host low-cost youth programs, provide fresh produce to community members in need, and act as an educational resource for community members - teaching about gardening, nutrition, and the environment.

Habitat for Humanity of the St. Vrain Valley: Habitat for Humanity of the St. Vrain Valley is dedicated to providing decent, affordable housing for low-income families in the St. Vrain Valley School District and Estes Park. Our Mission - Seeking to put God's love into action, Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, communities, and hope. Our Vision is a world where everyone has a decent and affordable place to live. 

Questions? Contact our Communications & Engagement Specialist.

Service Projects

If your organization is looking for an ongoing service project, consider our Adopt a Place program to help keep Frederick beautiful. Or if you are looking for a one-time service project (i.e. Eagle Scout projects, a service requirement for your company, National Honor Society community service hours, etc.), contact our Communications & Engagement Manager to find something that works for you or your group and helps out the Town!