Volunteer Connect Posts

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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 through ...
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Mom & Daughter Duo

Mary Ellen and Katie Thurston are a dynamic mother and daughter duo. They are a great team and support the Lone Tree branch of Douglas County Libraries by volunteering 2 days a week. They started as shelvers and now help with ...
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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 volunteers ...
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Dish Cares Volunteers

The volunteers from Dish elevated the Oregon Trail program at the Castle Pines Library with their enthusiasm and good humor. From playing a maniacal thief to celebrating participants little wins, the Dish Cares team made the event so much more fun ...
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Art Stop on the Go

Every month the Philip S. Miller Library hosts “Art Stop on the Go” where kids ages 6-12 do literature-based art projects with presenters from the Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art. This active and exciting event relies on volunteer help. Recently, volunteers ...
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Be part of the Parker Christmas Carriage Parade!

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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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 service ...
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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 improve ...
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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 focused ...
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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 Colorado ...
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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 the ...
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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 a ...
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Book Start Volunteer Testimonial

I am a retired teacher in the Book Start program. I have been reading to children ages 2 to 5, every Thursday at a lovely day care center for over 6 years. Of all the volunteer opportunities I have had, Book ...
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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 Rock ...
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HRCA Volunteers of the Month

July volunteers of the month for the Therapeutic Recreation (TR) program at Highlands Ranch Community Association are the Basketball Coaches that helped in May and June. This program has grown thanks to the selfless efforts of a number of dedicated individuals ...
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Join the Slick Science Family!

Slick Science has been a successful program at Douglas County Libraries for over 18 years. The program teaches science literacy with hands on activities for kids and families to enjoy. To pack in as many experiments as possible, we rely on ...
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Exceptional Volunteer

The Philip S. Miller branch is blessed to have volunteer DJ on its volunteer crew. DJ began volunteering for Douglas County Libraries in June 2014. DJ is always happy to help with whatever is asked of her. She does myriad projects ...
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Volunteers Needed on June 16, 2018 – Pedaling 4 Parkinson’s

Pedaling 4 Parkinson’s (P4P) is an annual charity bike ride that takes place at Sweetwater Park in Lone Tree, CO. 100% of all profits go to the Michael J. Fox Foundation. There are many volunteer opportunities available, from setting up to ...
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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 of ...
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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 Douglas ...
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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 event ...
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