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Turkey ROCK Trot

Volunteers are needed in Castle Rock at the Turkey Rock Trot on Thanksgiving Day! Help at the Race Start and Finish Lines, pass out medals and swag bags, supervise the Bounce House, help in the Beer Garden and much more ...
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Family Volunteer Day is Nov 17

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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Make a Difference Day 2018

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 27, 2018 with a common mission to improve the lives of others ...
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Volunteer Connect Celebrates Milestone

Volunteer Connect Douglas County Celebrates 10,000-Volunteer Milestone! Volunteer Connect Douglas County has been connecting volunteers with nonprofit organizations in the county since January 2014 via its interactive website at VolunteerConnectDC.org. Recently, the organization reached a significant milestone: More than 10,000 ...
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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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