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Neighbor Network is Moving

Neighbor Network serves as the Aging Resource Center for all of Douglas County and is in the process of relocating their office to accommodate the growing number of requests. You can still call to receive information and now you can visit their new office at 104 Fourth St. in Castle Rock and talk directly with a specialist. Learn more from Karie Erickson, Neighbor Network Executive Director

Volunteer opportunities at Neighbor Network contribute to the mission of helping seniors remain independent and stay in their homes. You will enjoy the flexibility each opportunity offers along with ongoing training and support. You can sign up for one hour a month or 100. If you’d like to make a difference in our community and connect with older adults, volunteer at Neighbor Network. Volunteer opportunities.

Welcome Douglas County Spellbinders!

 

Douglas County Spellbinders joins Volunteer Connect Douglas County. Are you a storyteller or would you like to become one? Spellbinders® trains individuals in the art of oral storytelling, and places these individuals as volunteer storytellers in the local school(s) of their choice. Volunteers return to the same classrooms each month throughout the school year, forming strong and caring connections with the school children.

To learn more about Spellbinders® and their volunteer opportunities, visit Spellbinders Opportunities. 

Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service – Jan 15

Martin Luther King Jr. Day is held on the third Monday of January. It celebrates the life and achievements of Martin Luther King Jr., an influential American civil rights leader. Millions of Americans honor Dr. King by contributing their time, hard work, and enthusiasm to making their community a better place.

“Everybody can be great. Because anybody can serve.”  – Martin Luther King Jr.

Castle of Terror Comes to Life!

Volunteers help “Castle of Terror” come to life! Teen and adult volunteers contribute their time and skills for the annual Castle Rock signature event. http://castlerockmagazine.com/the-castle-of-terror/

Family Volunteer Day is November 18, 2017

Family Volunteer Day is a day of service that demonstrates and celebrates the power of families who volunteer together, supporting their neighborhoods, communities and the world. Created by Points of Light in 1991, Family Volunteer Day is held annually the Saturday before Thanksgiving to ‘kick off’ the holiday season with giving and service, and to signal the start of National Family Week.

Welcome to our new website!

We’re excited to announce that VolunteerConnectDC.org has a fresh new look and is now mobile friendly. The new site is easy to navigate and includes volunteer highlights, a gallery, and an organization directory, along with latest news and blog postings. Enjoy improvements to the “Search Volunteer Opportunities” page and find the perfect match.

Take a tour of the new site on your computer, cell phone or tablet! Your feedback and suggestions are always welcome – simply contact us from the main menu.

Volunteer Connect was recently featured

Volunteer Connect was recently featured in the Douglas County News Press for their outstanding work in the community. Read the full article Here.

National Make a Difference Day is October 28, 2017

National Make a Difference Day is an annual community service event which is held on the fourth Saturday in October. Join many volunteers across the country on October 28 with a common mission to improve the lives of others through community service.