Organization Directory

These Volunteer Connect Douglas County organization members post volunteer opportunities as they become available. Learn more about each organization and find a volunteer opportunity that matches your interests and passion.

Advocates for Children CASA

Advocates for Children CASA is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization that works to make sure that all children dream, thrive, and grow with a sense of belonging and empowerment to build a successful future. Our organization recruits, trains, and supports community volunteers who advocate for children who have open dependency & neglect cases, truancy cases, need additional education advocacy, or are an adolescent that may need some additional support. Our compassionate Court Appointed Special Advocates, volunteers, and mentors speak up for these children’s’ best interests.

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American Cancer Society

The American Cancer Society’s mission is to save lives, celebrate lives, and lead the fight for a world without cancer.

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American Diabetes Association

The American Diabetes Association’s mission is to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes.

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Castle Rock Writers

Castle Rock Writers provide education and support to aspiring and published writers in our region and beyond, through monthly workshops and a yearly writer’s conference.

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City of Castle Pines

The City of Castle Pines encourages and relies on dedicated volunteers to meet the strategic goals of our community. Located approximately 20 miles south of Denver, Castle Pines was established in 2008 and is home to roughly 10,000 residents. Our volunteers give unselfishly of their time, ensuring community events run smoothly and help shape the City’s future through appointments on our Planning/Zoning Commission.

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City of Lone Tree

The City of Lone Tree has evolved into a thriving City that is synonymous with a high quality of life. Our Community Vision Statement “The City of Lone Tree is a premier Colorado community connected by great neighborhoods, vibrant public spaces, a beautiful natural environment, and thriving businesses,” reinforces our deep commitment to those that enjoy spending time in our City.

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Colorado Agricultural Leadership Foundation

CALF connects people of all ages and abilities to agriculture through authentic educational programs and community projects. Our goal is to help people experience agriculture and better understand its importance in everyday life. CALF provides a wide variety of volunteer opportunities.

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Colorado HorsePower, Inc.

Colorado HorsePower, Inc. is a therapeutic riding center which began in 1984 with a vision of supporting elementary children in the Castle Rock schools. Since then HorsePower has grown to work with children and adults with disabilities, and offers therapeutic riding.

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Douglas County Government

Douglas County was one of the original 17 counties created in the Colorado Territory in 1861. Today, the county is one of Colorado’s 64 and 336,000 residents call it home. 42% of the county’s population lives in one of the five incorporated municipalities: Castle Pines, Castle Rock, Larkspur, Lone Tree and Parker.

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Douglas County Libraries

Douglas County Libraries elevates our community by inspiring a love of reading, discovery, and connection. With nearly 2 million visitors to seven branches every year, visitors are met with beautiful spaces, curated collections, personalized services, and a variety of events that offer a premium experience for all.

The library district is certified as a “Service Enterprise” by Points of Light, the world’s largest organization dedicated to volunteer service. As a member of Colorado’s first cohort of Service Enterprise organizations, Douglas County Libraries joins a prestigious group of national nonprofits committed to excellence in volunteer engagement to drive positive change, improve lives, and strengthen the community.

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Douglas County School District

The Douglas County School District is Colorado’s third-largest school district, serving more than 68,000 students in 89 schools from preschool through twelfth-grade.

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Douglas County Spellbinders

Since ancient times storytellers have told stories to pass on wisdom, engage imagination and foster community. Our storytelling program recreates this age-old tradition, bringing together young and old to create connections, advance literacy and enrich the lives of children and volunteers alike.

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Douglas/Elbert Task Force

The Douglas/Elbert Task Force is a human service organization that endeavors to meet the immediate needs of those living in Douglas and Elbert counties that are struggling financially. Staff and volunteers help them through troublesome times with dignity. Our motto – Help & Hope Here!

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Forgotten Heroes Campaign

The Forgotten Heroes Campaign is a nonprofit organization founded in 1998 that directs searches for veterans who have honorably served their country, and present them or their family member(s): medals; awards; ribbons and badges earned but never received. A public ceremony is held to present the awards to the deserving veteran. The Forgotten Heroes Campaign also supports other Veteran’s organizations.

Highlands Ranch Community Association

The Highlands Ranch Community Association (HRCA) is a nationally award-winning nonprofit organization for 34,500 home owners in Highlands Ranch. The HRCA maintains four state-of-the-art recreation facilities, provides architectural control and covenant enforcement, programs youth and adult fitness programs and educational opportunities, manages the Backcountry Wilderness Area, and hosts over 100 community and cultural events per year.

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Highlands Ranch Historical Society

Established in 1991, the Highlands Ranch Historical Society is a non-profit, organization. The primary objective of the HRHS is to provide monthly educational and entertaining programs with a historical focus; identify, preserve, enhance, and promote historical places and people in Highlands Ranch; and participate in a wide variety of community outreach activities including Highlands Ranch schools, organizations and events.

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Highlands Ranch Metro District

The Highlands Ranch Metro District was founded in 1981 as the local government in Highlands Ranch, Colorado. It is governed by seven elected board members who represent the citizens of Highlands Ranch. The Metro District provides a variety of municipal services to the master planned community of 96,000 people.

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National Multiple Sclerosis Society

Our Vision: a World Free of MS.

Our Mission: People affected by MS can live their best lives as we stop MS in its tracks, restore what has been lost and end MS forever.

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Neighbor Network

Neighbor Network is the Aging Resource Center for all Douglas County senior residents and their families. We are a relationship-based nonprofit, dedicated to providing resources and volunteer services that allow older adults to age with dignity and in their homes.

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Pedaling 4 Parkinson’s

Pedaling 4 Parkinson’s is an annual charity bike ride that starts and ends in Lone Tree, Colorado. Funds raised go to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research. We are looking for volunteers to help us host the event, from set-up to tear-down, hosting aid stations along the bike route, greeting participants at the park, and many other opportunities!

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Project reCYCLE

Project reCYCLE refurbishes bicycles and gives them to underprivileged students when they earn them through hard work in school. There are many volunteer opportunities, ranging from generalized shop support to bike mechanics.

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Rosie’s Ranch

Rosie’s Ranch is a non-profit therapeutic riding facility in Parker, Colorado for children with and without special needs. Volunteers are the backbone of the organization and help make it possible to provide riding lessons, summer camp, and birthday party opportunities for children. There are many volunteer opportunities to meet everyone’s schedule.

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Schweiger Ranch

Schweiger Ranch provides diverse, recreational and educational opportunities to foster an understanding and enjoyment of the area’s cultural and natural heritage through displays, demonstrations, interpretive programs and special events for the greater community.

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Sidekicks for Sight

Sidekicks for Sight is a puppy raising club for Guide Dogs for the Blind. We raise puppies for about a year before they go in for formal guide work training.

Town of Castle Rock

Well-maintained trails, cleaner roadways, fun sports programs and smooth-running community events are just some of the things volunteers help bring to our community and the Town of Castle Rock.

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Town of Larkspur

The Town of Larkspur is a small rural community that is home to the Colorado Renaissance Festival and Jellystone at Larkspur Camping Resort. We have a magnificent Community Park and welcome people from all over the area to enjoy the beauty and peaceful surroundings of our County life.

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Town of Parker

Located 20 miles south of Denver and home to more than 50,000 residents, the Town of Parker offers the perfect balance of a full-service community with a hometown feel. To find out more about our great community, visit www.ParkerOnline.org. Parker, Colorado. It’s your kind of place.

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