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Family Volunteer Day is Nov 21

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 ...
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HRCA Nov Volunteer of the Month

Elizabeth is a familiar face around Therapeutic Recreation at Highlands Ranch Community Association. She started attending with her mom in 2014 and really enjoyed helping out with the program. When she was old enough, she began to volunteer on her own ...
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Nat’l Make a Difference Day 2020

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 24, 2020 with a common mission to improve the lives of others through ...
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VCDC mobilizes community during C19

The Volunteer Connect Douglas County (VCDC) online resource was introduced in 2015 by the Partnership of Douglas County Governments. VCDC is an interactive website that connects Douglas County based non-profit organizations in need of volunteers with individuals, families, and groups looking ...
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Outstanding Volunteer

Every year, the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) awards the Americanism Medal to a naturalized citizen who has demonstrated an outstanding integrity, trustworthiness, and patriotism. This year, DCL Adult Literacy Program volunteer Virginia Cox has earned this award. Virginia began ...
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National Day of Service – 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 service ...
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Volunteers Needed

The Help & Hope Center Task Force in Castle Rock has many volunteer opportunities. Please consider helping the most vulnerable in our communities and match yourself or your family with an opportunity of interest by selecting "Volunteer Opportunities" in the main ...
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Passionate volunteer honored with award

They say, “many hands make light work.” That’s one of the reasons why the Town’s volunteer program is so important. Now, one of the Town’s most passionate volunteers is being honored with a Bench Dedication at Rock Park and the Cornerstone ...
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Jeff gives back to community

Jeff has been volunteering with Therapeutic Recreation since October, 2019. He coaches Soccer, Basketball, Unified Basketball, and assists with Sport Camps. Jeff was looking for a way to give back to the community when he saw our request for volunteers in ...
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Thank You Volunteers!

A huge Thank You to all the volunteers who are helping in their communities during the COVID19 pandemic. Thank you for making a positive difference in Douglas County! ...
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Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service – Jan 20

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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HRCA Volunteer of the Month

Vicki Leigh is the December Volunteer of the Month at Highlands Ranch Community Association. Vicki is originally from Miami, Florida and earned her degree in Elementary Education from TCJC College in Arlington, Texas. She has been volunteering with Therapeutic Recreation for ...
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Volunteer at the Parade on Dec 14

Do you enjoy events, like to meet new people and want to give back to the community? If you love Parker and want to be a part of helping us keep our hometown feel, we’d love to have you join our ...
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Welcome Salvation Army!

The Salvation Army is now a member of Volunteer Connect Douglas County and is actively posting volunteer opportunities! The Salvation Army is serving the community of Douglas County providing seasonal support and year round programs to those in need. Through ...
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2019 CAL Outstanding Volunteer

Congratulations to Nichole Walters, named the 2019 Colorado Association of Libraries’ (CAL) Outstanding Volunteer. Nichole began volunteering for Douglas County Libraries (DCL) in 2014 at the Highlands Ranch branch. Initially, she helped with the Summer Reading Program, Simple Science series, ...
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Make a Difference Day 2019

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 26, 2019 with a common mission to improve the lives of others through ...
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It’s fun helping people connect with their books, media, and devices!

I'd spent the better part of my twenty years in Douglas County enjoying the rich offerings of its library system, from simply checking out books, to using its study rooms, to attending author readings, when I decided it might be ...
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Volunteering is so rewarding!

I want to share my special experiences as a volunteer with the Philip Miller library. I volunteer weekly to shelve the books on hold and sometimes shelve books in the children’s section. In my weekly volunteering, I interact both with ...
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National Day of Service – 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 Hope & Home!

Hope & Home is now a member of Volunteer Connect Douglas County and is actively posting volunteer opportunities! As a nondenominational Christian charity, Hope & Home trains and actively supports foster families all across the Front Range who feel compelled ...
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89 Volunteers Recognized at DCL

Recently, Douglas County Libraries recognized 89 volunteers with the President’s Volunteer Service Award, the nation’s most prestigious service award. President’s Awards honor those who, by their commitment, inspire others to engage in volunteerism. For these awards, hours were tracked from ...
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