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

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 the ...
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Escape Room at DCL

Volunteers are a key ingredient to the success of the Escape Room at DCL! The Castle Rock library will be hosting an Escape Room for the community called “Make Your Escape!” Gold lies at the altar of the Temple of the ...
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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 manner ...
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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 a ...
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Colo Agricultural Leadership Foundation

Do you love gardening and caring for livestock? Do you have a passion for connecting people to agriculture? Are you a retired teacher? Colorado Agricultural Leadership Foundation (CALF) conducts educational programs for more than 3000 elementary school students each year and ...
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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 visit ...
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American Cancer Society – Relay for Life Event

Relay For Life is the signature fundraiser for the American Cancer Society. Love marketing and social media? Like to help distribute flyers throughout the community, recruit teams, assist with marketing, and work with cancer survivors? Volunteering as part of the Event ...
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Animal Care at Zoology Foundation

Is caring for animals one of your passions? Zoology Foundation offers volunteer roles in animal care, education, and special events. Search volunteer opportunities by organization name or area(s) of interest to find animal care opportunities in your community ...
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Welcome Douglas County Spellbinders!

Douglas County Spellbinders joins Volunteer Connect Douglas County. Are you a storyteller or would you like to become one? Spellbinders® trains individuals in the art of oral storytelling, and places these individuals as volunteer storytellers in the local school(s) of their ...
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HRCA Volunteers of the Month

December Volunteers of the Month are the Race Packet Pickup Volunteers! Many thanks to the volunteers who helped pass out race packets at the Back Country Half-Marathon for Highlands Ranch Community Association-Therapeutic Recreation. Two shifts of parents and supporters handed out ...
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The Grinch is a Success!

The Grinch Storybook holiday program is a huge success! A group of teen volunteers make it a special event for everyone. The Grinch did not steal Christmas from the Lone Tree Library! Thanks to all the volunteers that make a positive ...
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Spotlight on Christopher Scheck

Storytime comes alive when Christopher is in the room! Christopher brings his best each and every week when he volunteers at the Highlands Ranch library. He shows unlimited kindness toward all participants. He is a mentor to each new family that ...
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Castle of Terror Comes to Life!

Volunteers help “Castle of Terror” come to life! Teen and adult volunteers contribute their time and skills for the annual Castle Rock signature event. http://castlerockmagazine.com/the-castle-of-terror/ ...
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Engage with Seniors

Would you like to engage with seniors in your community? Volunteer with Neighbor Network and help with transportation, handyman/homemaker needs, companionship, and other services. You can make a friend and make a difference! Find Volunteer Opportunities Here ...
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Coding Class by Etash & Abhinav

When the library needed volunteer technology aides, Etash and Abhinav jumped right in. They both wanted to partner with the Parker branch library so they could teach computer coding to elementary school kids. This past spring, Etash and Abhinav came together ...
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Family Volunteer Day is November 18, 2017

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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Welcome to our new website!

We’re excited to announce that VolunteerConnectDC.org has a fresh new look and is now mobile friendly. The new site is easy to navigate and includes volunteer highlights, a gallery, and an organization directory, along with latest news and blog postings. Enjoy ...
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Volunteer Connect was recently featured

Volunteer Connect was recently featured in the Douglas County News Press for their outstanding work in the community. Read the full article Here. ...
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National Make a Difference Day is October 28, 2017

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 28 with a common mission to improve the lives of others through community ...
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Teen Trio

Together, this teen trio has created countless puppets, story-board characters made from felt, and art projects for the Castle Pines youth librarians.  They work independently, create their own patterns, and create beautiful works of art. They are truly creative and make ...
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Mary Ellen and Kate Thurston

Metro Volunteers’ “Heart of Volunteerism” award goes to volunteers Mary Ellen and Kate Thurston! The award seeks to honor exceptional volunteers, celebrating the power of the individual to change our communities. Mother Mary Ellen and daughter Kate have volunteered at Douglas County ...
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