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The City of Fort Collins (FC) Volunteer Program is designed to creatively engage people in their unique talents. Everyone has unique talents, and when those are paired with a passion to help the results can be amazing. With that aim, the City promotes volunteer involvement to improve services and create community.

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View our Latest High Need Opportunities 

Apply with our General Application and Meet with the Volunteer Manager

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Give 2 Serve

Fort Collins Volunteer

Great communities don't just happen, they're made. More than 10,000 people a year volunteer for the City of Fort Collins. Volunteers are an essential part of what makes Fort Collins a great place to live, work and play.

Last year volunteers donated over 153,000 hours to our City. From Earth Day to the grand opening of the Whitewater Park, from Adaptive Recreation to Neighborhood Night Out—volunteers make it possible!

Your financial support allows FC Volunteers to provide high-quality, meaningful experiences to the thousands of your neighbors who give their time.

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Take Our Volunteer Quiz

Want to volunteer for the City but aren't quite sure where to start? Take our Volunteer Personality Quiz to find out which opportunities best match your interests.

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Restorative Justice

Every year our volunteers donate thousands of hours to work with program participants to help them understand the ripple effect created by their crime. Volunteer to participate in community conferences for youth who commit offenses and the victims of their crimes. Volunteer Description 


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Boards & Commissions

Serve a term on one of the City's 27 Boards & Commissions to inform and advise City Council. Board or
commission service provides you with a valuable opportunity for genuine public service. The focus areas and specific duties of each board and commission vary widely. Volunteer Description


Why I Volunteer

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“As a volunteer at TRC, I am honored to give my time to help those who want to help our environment. To be able to provide them with the help and knowledge they need to recycle properly, it is phenomenal. I'm a huge fanatic of helping my community, and I truly believe volunteering at the Recycling center makes a difference.” -Brenda G.


Bicycle-friendly communities attract new employers and improve the well-being of its citizens. By volunteering with the Bicycle Ambassador and Safe Routes to School programs, I'm helping to make Fort Collins an even better place to live and work.” - Pete F.


“Now more than ever do I realize that I will never be content with a sedentary life, that I will always be haunted by thoughts of a sun-drenched elsewhere.”  The Nomad: Diaries of Isabelle Eberhardt -Georgia W.

Current Volunteers

Current Volunteers

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Volunteer Impact

Volunteers in action

FC Volunteers contribute over 146,000 hours per year with an annual economic impact of $3.8 million for our City. 8,126 people volunteered for the City of Fort Collins in 2017. The top three departments for volunteer hours include Recreation, Cultural Services and Parks.