At the Main Office

Join us for an amazing evening at this year’s Celebration Gala on Saturday, October 12th. This year’s theme is Night at the Derby  and volunteers will help in a variety of ways including Set up and Decor, overseeing our Horse Race Table, selling race tickets and jewelry, facilitating our Whiskey Pull and more.  Learn more and Sign Up now!

Can’t volunteer but want to attend the event? Click here for more info.

Duties: Help set up for dinner, serve food, engage participants in conversation and help with clean up. Volunteers are welcome to enjoy dinner and the nutrition topic presentation.

Skills Needed: Willingness to engage with participants. Ability to speak & read Spanish is especially helpful but not required.

Minimum Age: 15 or at least 12 and in the company of an adult.

Time Commitment: Flexible, prefer 2.5 – 5 hours a month. Dinners typically run for 1.5 hours but volunteers arrive early for set up and stay late for tear down. Volunteer shift is 2-2.5 hours. Evening Hours.

Volunteers help stock & organize our Food Market shelves, process incoming food donations and/or accompany participants through the market, assisting our participants with food item selection according to family size and EFAA guidelines. Our volunteers serve ~300 families per week and we rely on an army of volunteers to help us accomplish this important work!

Skills Needed:
Ability and willingness to be physically active, have an interest in working with people and perform light to moderate lifting. Spanish speaking abilities are helpful but not required. Must be 15 years old or a min. of 12 and in the company of an adult.

Time Commitment:
Flexible, prefer 3 hours per week for at least three months. Available Shifts: Mondays, Tuesdays & Fridays – 9:00 – 12:00, 11:30 – 2:30 or 2:00 – 5:00 pm, Wednesdays – 11:30 – 2:30 or 2:00 – 5:00 pm, Thursdays – 9:00 – 12:00, 11:30 – 2:30, 2:00 – 5:00 or 3:30 – 6:30 pm. Training Provided.

Make a difference in a child’s life by leading activities, assisting with homework and providing children in our housing sites with a stable presence. The Children’s Program is an after school program and operates on weekdays from 3:30 – 5:30 pm during the school year and from 2:30 – 4:30 during summer. The program takes place at our housing sites throughout the county.

Boulder  Marine program is on Tuesdays & Thursdays and Boulder Yarmouth program is on Fridays. Lafayette program is on Tuesdays & Fridays, Longmont program is on Mondays & Wednesdays and Louisville program is on Wednesdays.  

Skills Needed:
Must be creative, flexible, responsible and enjoy kids of all ages. Must be at least 15 years old and those 18 years & older will be required to complete a background check.

Time Commitment:
2-4 hours per week for at least six months.

Coordinating groups to collect and deliver items needed for the food market.

Skills Needed:
Superior organizational skills, good communication and leadership.

Time Commitment:
Flexible hours, possibility of working from home.

Contact for more information.


Please complete our online Volunteer Application Form and then plan to attend an upcoming orientation. New Volunteer Orientations are on alternate Wednesdays from 4:00 – 5:00 pm at our main office, 1575 Yarmouth Ave. in Boulder. You will receive additional information about upcoming orientations, including dates and how to schedule yourself, after completing our volunteer application form. Orientations are on the following dates: 8/7, 8/21, 9/4, 9/18, 10/2, 10/16, 10/30, 11/13, 11/20, 12/4, 12/11, 1/8, 1/22, 2/5, 2/19, 3/4, 3/18.


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Current volunteers can log in here.