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National Day of Service and Remembrance – September 11th

September 11th National Day of Service and Remembrance is the culmination of efforts, originally launched in 2002 that promotes community service on 9/11 as an annual and forward-looking tribute to the 9/11 victims, survivors, and those who rose up in ...
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Welcome American Diabetes Association!

American Diabetes Association is a new member of Volunteer Connect Douglas County and is actively posting volunteer opportunities. 1 in 11 Americans has diabetes today. Together, let’s help every 1. Their mission is to prevent and cure diabetes and to ...
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Welcome NMSS!

National Multiple Sclerosis Society (NMSS) is a new member of Volunteer Connect Douglas County and is actively posting volunteer opportunities. NMSS exists because there are people with MS. Their vision is a world free of MS. Everything they do is ...
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Welcome Project ReCycle!

Project ReCycle is a new member of Volunteer Connect Douglas County and is actively posting volunteer opportunities. Project ReCycle is a Colorado, Douglas county based 501(c)3 Non-Profit. Project ReCycle was founded in 2010 to provide smiles to children all over ...
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The Lion Volunteer

Have you ever read the children’s book “Library Lion” by Michelle Knudsen? In the story, a lion starts visiting the local library but runs into trouble as he tries to both obey the rules and help his librarian friend. At ...
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Welcome Sidekicks for Sight Puppy Club!

Sidekicks for Sight Puppy Club is a new member of Volunteer Connect Douglas County and is actively posting volunteer opportunities. Sidekicks for Sight is a puppy raising club for Guide Dogs for the Blind (GDB). They raise puppies for about ...
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Welcome Colorado HorsePower!

Colorado HorsePower is now a member of Volunteer Connect Douglas County and is actively posting volunteer opportunities. Colorado HorsePower, Inc. is a nonprofit therapeutic riding center which began in 1984 with a vision of supporting elementary children in the Castle ...
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Welcome Advocates for Children CASA!

Advocates for Children CASA is now a member of Volunteer Connect Douglas County and is actively posting volunteer opportunities on the portal. Advocates for Children CASA works to make sure that all children dream, thrive, and grow with a sense ...
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Welcome Douglas/Elbert Task Force!

Douglas/Elbert Task Force is now a member of Volunteer Connect Douglas County and is actively posting volunteer opportunities on the portal. The Douglas/Elbert Task Force is a human service organization that endeavors to meet the immediate needs of residents of ...
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DCL Trivia Night for Volunteers

During National Volunteer Appreciation Week, Douglas County Libraries Director Bob Pasicznyuk welcomed a large audience at their annual volunteer appreciation event. The cruise-themed evening featured ‘Trivia Night’ aboard the Lido Deck. The library district celebrates its volunteers with a districtwide ...
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Welcome Rosie’s Ranch!

Rosie’s Ranch is a new member of Volunteer Connect Douglas County and is actively posting volunteer opportunities. 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 ...
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Human Book Volunteer

Be a Human Book Volunteer at the Human Library™ event in September! Douglas County Libraries (DCL) is hosting a Human Library™ event that allows members of an increasingly-diverse community to volunteer by sharing their stories in an open and respectful ...
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National Achievement for Douglas County Libraries

It’s an exciting time for Douglas County Libraries (DCL)! The library district has been certified as a “Service Enterprise” by Points of Light, the world’s largest organization dedicated to volunteer service and founded by former President George H.W. Bush. As ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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, ...
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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/ Share this page: ...
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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 ...
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