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April is National Volunteer Month!#

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The power of people working together can bring about monumental changes.  National Volunteer Week was established in 1974 with the goal of shining a light on the power of volunteers to transform the world.  National Volunteer Month is an extension of National Volunteer Week and allows us more time to celebrate the valuable work you do to make Fort Collins an extraordinary community.  Click on the picture for a full schedule of events.

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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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The City of Fort Collins Volunteer Services is working to reduce the impact of social isolation by engaging volunteers in an innovative way.


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Adopt A Neighbor

The Adopt A Neighbor program pairs volunteers with residents needing assistance

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Pick It Up FOCO

Help do your part by picking up trash in your community.

Get Involved

Your Journey Starts Here!

Join a unique community of volunteers.

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Resources for Current Volunteers

You are part of our community of over 10,000 volunteers! Find more resources available to you.

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Become a Branch Manager!

The City of Fort Collins seeks willing volunteers who want to help their neighbors with tree branch removal in response to the damage left by the March snowstorm. Volunteers will be assigned in pairs to neighbors who face challenges tending to branch removal and need one-time assistance. Volunteers should have access to reliable vehicle. Access to a trailer and hand tools are helpful, but not required.


Volunteer Impact#

Volunteers in action

FC Volunteers contribute over 150,000 hours per year with an annual economic impact of $3.9 million for our City. Almost 11,000 people volunteered for the City of Fort Collins in 2019. The top three departments for volunteer hours include Recreation, Police Service and Parks.