Volunteer Connect Posts

Learn about all the happenings with organization members, volunteers, volunteer opportunities, and community connections on our blog.

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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Volunteers at DCL Earn Service Awards

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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Welcome SMMELC!

South Metro Medical Equipment Loan Closet is now a member of Volunteer Connect Douglas County and is actively posting volunteer opportunities! SMMELC is a non-profit organization whose purpose is to provide used durable medical equipment to people who are in need ...
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Welcome YANAM2M!

YANAM2M is now a member of Volunteer Connect Douglas County and is actively posting volunteer opportunities. 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 ...
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Share your experience!

What is your volunteer experience? A Douglas County volunteer who loves working with kids shares her story. “I observed children being excited about learning and reading which has really stuck with me. I learned responsibility and leadership. It was a very ...
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April is Nat’l Volunteer Month

April is National Volunteer Appreciation Month and we celebrate those who dedicate their time to be stewards and leaders of our community through volunteerism. National Volunteer Appreciation Month also encompasses National Volunteer Week. This year, National Volunteer Week is celebrated April ...
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HRCA Volunteer of the Month

Krishna N. is the February Volunteer of the Month at Highlands Ranch Community Association. Krishna attends Rock Canyon High School and has been volunteering with the Therapeutic Recreation Dept. for over a year. He helps with soccer, sports camps, and unified ...
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Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service – Jan 21

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, hard ...
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Thank you HRMD volunteers!

There is no typical volunteer, there is no one volunteer like another, but they do have one thing in common – an interest in their community and desire to make a difference. The Highlands Ranch Metro District is lucky to have ...
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Welcome Renew Respite!

Renew Respite recently joined Volunteer Connect Douglas County and is actively posting volunteer opportunities. Renew Respite is a free, monthly, respite program for families with children with cognitive, communication, emotional, and physical challenges and their siblings. One Friday night a ...
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HRCA Volunteer of the Month

Debbie is the December Volunteer of the Month at Highlands Ranch Community Association. Debbie has been volunteering with the Therapeutic Recreation Dept. for almost a year and her caring and sensitivity have made her a favorite of the athletes. She helps ...
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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 Saturday ...
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