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.
Aging Resources of Douglas County serves 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.
The Downtown Merchants Association (DMA) is a non-profit organization with a 7 member board made up of Downtown business owners and property owners. The DMA has a membership of roughly 160 Downtown businesses. Their role is to function as the collective voice of Downtown businesses and to organize and produce the events aimed at bringing visitors into historic Downtown Castle Rock in order to increase commerce for Downtown businesses and create a sense of community in the center of Castle Rock.
The mission of Castle Rock Pride is to build a supportive community for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBTQ+) residents, especially youth, of Castle Rock and surrounding areas. We do this by offering a variety of community events and resources including monthly support groups, social meet-ups, educational opportunities, and an annual Pride Festival. Through these events, we strive to build positive networks of support and inclusion, promote equality, and foster acceptance of diversity.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Guide Dogs for the Blind - Highlands Ranch, CO Puppy Raisers, located in Douglas County, Colorado, is a group of puppy raisers for Guide Dogs for the Blind. We volunteer our time to train and socialize guide dog puppies, preparing them to become a guide for someone who is visually impaired.
The Help & Hope Center 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!
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.
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.
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.
The Parker Senior Center is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. We provide a Community Center for seniors to come enjoy a meal, stay for activities, go on group trips, or just visit with their peers. We rely on grants and fundraisers to keep these valuable services and programs going. We need volunteers to work our fundraisers and events. Thank you for having a volunteer heart for seniors!
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!
Promise Ranch helps our clients to minimize disability and maximize ability through the provision of safe, high-quality, and effective equine assisted activities and therapies. Our vision is to serve and empower our community including those with differing abilities, Veterans, and families through healing with horses and other animals. We offer Adaptive Riding lessons, as well as Hippotherapy including Speech, Occupational and Physical Therapies both on and off the horse. There are many volunteer opportunities including horse care, lesson assistance and administrative tasks.
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.
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.
The Salvation Army is serving the community of Douglas County providing seasonal support and year round programs to those in need. Through your generosity and precious valuable time we are able to meet the needs in the community.
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.
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.
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.
You Are Not Alone-Mom 2 Mom is a support group for all moms based out of Highlands Ranch, Colorado. After a few tragic events in Highlands Ranch in 2016-17, this group was formed to support all moms. We meet weekly for support and then every mom (if they choose) are given a support mom to help them with the daily tasks of being a mom. This support person is another mom who can say "I've been there." We are in need of volunteer moms to fill these roles.