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Volunteer Opportunities Directory

Please use the directory below to find the perfect opportunity for you. When you are ready to register for an opportunity you will be asked to complete our standard volunteer application. Please note some opportunities will require you to answer additional questions.

Volunteer Opportunity Department Contact Type Description Keywords
Adaptive Recreation Opportunities
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Recreation Becca Heinze Long-term, Short-term Become a volunteer to assist with Adaptive Recreation programs or Special Olympics/Unified Sports Outdoor, Culture & Recreation
Adopt-a-Neighbor
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Neighborhood Services Melanie Clark

970.416.2351
Short-term Shovel snow for a neighbor who is physically unable to do so and cannot afford to hire someone. Neighborhood Livability, Social Health, Outdoor, Snow, Removal
Adopt-a-Street Streets Alexis Walker

970.221.6615
Short-term Adopt a street segment with a group by picking up roadside litter, and a sign will be displayed for the adopters. Transportation, Outdoor, Neighborhood Livability
Auxiliaries & Explorers
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Police Jeremy Yonce

970.416.2189
Long-term, Youth Youth volunteers ages 15 and up can learn about the field of law enforcement and assist patrol officers with their duties. Justice, Safe Community, Youth
Bailiffs & Internships Municipal Court Patty Netherton

970.221.6801
Short-term, Internships, Long-term Learn about the local criminal justice system by volunteering your time to the Municipal Court. Safe Community
Bicycle Ambassador
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FC Bikes Jamie Gaskill-Fox

970.221.6987
Long-term Promote safe cycling by educating adults and helping with events and programs. Transportation, Safe Community, Outdoor, Outreach
Bicycle and Pedestrian Counts
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FC Bikes Nick Heimann

970.416.2628
One-Day Help collect data to evaluate and build bicycle infrastructure. Transportation, Outdoor
Boards and Commissions
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City Clerk's Office Christine Macrina

970.416.2525
Long-term Serve a term on one of the City's 27 Boards & Commissions to inform and advise City Council. High Performing Government
Child Development & Education
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Recreation Lisa Freeman

970.416.2528
One-day, groups, Internships Help with youth programming through internships and events. Youth, Culture & Recreation
CMO Internships City Manager's Office Tyler Marr

970.416.4205
Short-term, Internships Volunteer in an office environment to co-create our City, perform research or assist with an innovative project. High Performing Government, Office
Economic Health Interns Economic Health Jackson Brockway

970.416.4381
Short-term, Internships Internships are available for students and others interested in local economics and the triple bottom line approach tosustainability. Economic Health, Office
FC Moves Events
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FC Moves Nick Heimann

970.416.2628
One-Day, groups Make transportation-related community events possible by donating your time to run Bike to Work Day, Open Streets and more. Transportation, Outdoor, Outreach
Gardens on Spring Creek Cultural Services Ann Achilli

970.416.2482
One-Day, Short-term, Long-term, Groups, Internships, Youth Get involved with your local botanic garden with a variety of roles including: gardening, education, outreach or clerical. Culture & Recreation, Environmental Health, Environment, Youth, Arts, Outdoor
Golf Parks Dawn Worth

970.416.2265
Long-term, Short-term, Community Service Volunteer at one of the City's Golf Courses by helping on the course or in the pro shop. Culture & Recreation, Outdoor
Graffiti Abatement
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Streets Nick Myers

970.817.4415
Groups, One-Day Volunteer to clean up graffiti with a group to keep Fort Collins beautiful. Justice, Neighborhood Livability, Social Health, Outdoor
Recycling Ambassador
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Environmental Services Maureen McCarthy

970.416.4245
Long-term As a Recycling Ambassador, you will help people recycle right at the new Timberline Recycling Center by welcoming visitors, answering questions, and assisting customers. Neighborhood Livability, Social Health, Outdoor, Snow, Removal
Bike Library FC Bikes Tessa Gregor

970.416.2471
Long-term Advocate for safe cycling at events and make bicycles available for all through bike check out programs. Transportation, Outreach
Lincoln Center
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Cultural Services Ruth Smith

970.221.6260
Long-term, short-term Help the Lincoln Center with performances, committees, the art gallery, administrative support, and more. Culture & Recreation, Arts
Marketing Interns Recreation Jami McMannes

970.221.6358
Internships Help market Recreation's programs. Culture & Recreation
Master Home Educators
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Environmental Services Mary Pat Aardrup

970.416.2832
Long-term, Internships, Short-term Perform home assessments and educate citizens to solve common problems in the home that cause health implications. Internshipsare also available for those interested in environmental health. Environmental Health, Neighborhood Livability, Social Health
Mediation
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Neighborhood Services Patsi Maroney

970.224.6022
Long-term Volunteer to mediate disputes between neighbors. Neighborhood Livability, Social Health
Museum of Discovery Cultural Services Laurel Drasner

970.416.4310
Long-term, Short-term, Internships, One-Day, Groups Help the Museum of Discovery with exhibits, public programs, school groups, summer camps, labs, animal husbandry and more. Culture & Recreation
Natural Areas Volunteers
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Natural Areas Susan Schafer

970.416.2480
Long-term, Short-term, One-Day, Groups, Youth Help in a variety of roles including educating children, helping with public programs, patrolling trails, gardening, andrestoring natural areas. Culture & Recreation, Environmental Health, Environment, Youth, Outdoor
Nature in the City
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Natural Areas Justin Scharton

970.221.6213
Short-term Become a citizen scientist and spend time monitoring for birds, butterflies, and bees. Culture & Recreation, Environmental Health, Environment, Youth, Outdoor
Parks Volunteers
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Parks Carol Rankin

970.221.6261
Groups, One-Day, Long-term, Community Service Help keep Fort Collins beautiful by helping Parks by adopting a trail or park or serving with a group on a one-day project. Culture & Recreation, Environmental Health, Environment, Youth, Outdoor
Planning Volunteers Planning Services Rebecca Everett

970.416.2625
Groups, One-Day, Internships Internships are available in the Planning Department, in addition to planting projects for groups. Culture & Recreation, Environmental Health, Environment, Youth, Outdoor, Neighborhood Livability, Transportation
Pottery
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Recreation Steve Dietemann

970.224.6028
Long-term Volunteer to assist with special events and studio activities at the Pottery Studio. Culture & Recreation
Real Estate Intern Operation Services Jennifer Harvey

970.221.6848
Internships Internships are available for students and others interested in facilities planning. Office
Restorative Justice
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Neighborhood Services Perrie McMillen

970.416.2290
Long-term Volunteer to mediate community conferences for youth who commit offenses and the victims of their crimes. Justice, Safe Community
Risk Management Interns Finance Jane Stanislaw

970.221.6708
Short-term, Internships Internships are available for students and others interested in Safety, Security and Risk Management. Safe Community
Safe Routes to School
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FC Moves Nancy Nichols

970.416.2357
Long-term, One-day Help champion walking and bicycling to schools by assisting with events, data collection and outreach to children and schoolcommunities. Safe Community, Transportation
Senior Center
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Recreation Betsy Emond

970.224.6030
Long-term, One-Day Assist with Senior Center programs, events, and day to day facility operations. Culture & Recreation, Seniors, Arts
Social Sustainability Interns Social Sustainability Sharon Thomas

970.221.6595
Short-term, Internships Internships are available for students and others interested in social health and the triple bottom line approach tosustainability. Neighborhood Livability & Social Health, Office
The Farm
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Recreation Bridget Brownell

970.221.6665
Long-term, Short-term, One-day, Groups, Youth The Farm at Lee Martinez Park has summer volunteer opportunities for 13 year olds and group one-day projects. Youth, Culture & Recreation
Trips & Travel
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Recreation Cate Eckenrode

970.221.6665
Long-term Trips & Travel/Outdoor volunteers help with trip logistics (local, national and international) where participants areeligible 50 years and up. Culture & Recreation, Seniors
Utilities
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Utilities Pete Iengo

970.221.6847
Short-term, Internships Volunteer groups are needed for Project Porchlight Campaigns. A wide variety of internships are available for students and othersinterested in water conservation, community outreach, and more. Environmental Health, Office, Outreach
Victim Advocates Police Melissa Funk

970.224.6089
Long-term Victim Advocates offer emotional support and crisis intervention to crime victims. Justice, Safe Community
Volunteer Services
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Human Resources Charlotte Boney

970.416.4245
Long-term, Internships, Short-term Volunteers needed for office support, outreach events, and on-call volunteer duties across the organization. Don’t see anopportunity that interests you? We can help develop an opportunity or project with you. Office, Outreach, High Performing Government
Wellness Internships and Practicums Human Resources Angie Rhodes

970.221.6349
Short-term, Internships Complete your internship or practicum with the award-winning Employee Wellness Program at the City of Fort Collins. High Performing Government, Culture & Recreation
Youth Sports Coaches
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Recreation Sara Stone

970.221.6308
Short-term, Internships Coach youth in a variety of different sports teams. Youth, Culture & Recreation
Handicapped Parking Reporters Parking Services Tisha McRae Dwyer

970.416.2631
Long-term Help Parking Services identify cars that are illegally parked in Handicapped Parking spaces. Volunteers do not have direct contact with the owner of the vehicle.