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VISIT DENVER would love to help you find the right voluntourism opportunity during your stay in the Mile High City.

From keeping the city clean and beautiful to working with seniors or youth in need, the Convention & Visitors Bureau looks forward to helping you determine what will work with your schedule and interests. Please read on to discover the many volunteer and donation opportunities available.

Your help will not only enrich the community and environment of Denver, it will also enhance your visit to the Mile High City with memories that will last a lifetime.

Areas of Interest Domestic Violence Educational Enviornmental Health Homeless Seniors Youth Takes Donations
Organization Group or individual Time Free?
American Red Cross - - - - - - Yes

The American Red Cross, a humanitarian organization led by volunteers and guided by its Congressional Charter and the Fundamental Principles of the International Red Cross Movement, will provide relief to victims of disaster and help people prevent, prepare for and respond to emergencies.

Apple Ridge - - - - - - Group and individual 1 Day ½ Day Yes

Apple Ridge is passionately committed to making a difference in people’s lives by providing service of the highest quality and value in a supportive environment, promoting the heath, independence and social interaction of seniors.

Bonfils Blood Center - - - - - - Group and individual Yes

Partnering with our community to save and enhance lives through transfusion medicine excellence.

Cancer League of Colorado - - - - Group and individual 1 Day ½ Day Yes

Cancer League of Colorado’s mission is to secure the cure or control of cancer by raising funds to support innovative cancer research and cancer-related services in the state of Colorado.

Colorado Convention Center and Denver Parks & Recreation - - - - - - - Group ½ Day Yes

In 2009, the CCC staff adopted 8 acres of land along the Platte River. We are committed to maintaining this area multiple times a year. Located a 20 min. walk along a path, this activity is accessible and simple to organize. Groups who wish to participate in a community program are invited to contact the CCC Sustainable Program Manager for more information.

Concert For Kids - - - - - Group and individual 1 Day Yes

The fundamental purpose of Concerts For Kids is to raise funds for and awareness of children’s charities through annual events and community service projects. Our mission is to enrich the lives of children by providing access to the best healthcare and education available. Through both monetary and in-kind donations, we strive to help children faced with life-threatening illnesses live better lives and to provide all students with the opportunity to participate in educational programs in a safe environment that will help them grow.

Continental Divide Trail Alliance - - - - - - - Group and individual Yes

To promote, construct, and manage a primitive trail along the Continental Divide and to link and protect significant resources along the trail by the support of volunteers and public and private partnerships. To promote the appreciation, preservation, and enjoyment of America’s natural lands through education and by preserving the opportunity to experience the Continental Divide National Scenic Trail.

Denver Parks & Recreation - - - - - - - Group and individual ½ Day Yes

The Volunteer Program's mission is to provide the opportunity for people to take pride in their community, to actively contribute and to enhance the character and quality of Denver Parks.

Denver Urban Gardens - Group and individual 1 Day ½ Day Yes

Denver Urban Gardens builds and supports food-producing community gardens throughout the Metro Denver area, in addition to providing education opportunities for residents of all ages and backgrounds.

Denver's Road Home - - - - Group and individual 1 Day ½ Day Yes

Denver’s Road Home is our city’s 10-year plan to end homelessness. We partner with our community to ensure homeless men, women and children have an alternative to living on the streets.

Dress for Success - - - - - Group and individual 1 Day ½ Day Yes

The mission of Dress for Success is to promote the economic independence of disadvantaged women by providing professional attire, a network of support and the career development tools to help women thrive in work and in life.

Emeritus at Denver - - - - - - Group and individual 1 Day ½ Day Yes

Emeritus at Denver is passionately committed to making a difference in people’s lives by providing service of the highest quality and value in a supportive environment, promoting the heath, independence and social interaction of seniors.

Food Bank of the Rockies - - - - - - Group and individual 1 Day ½ Day Yes

We will end hunger by efficiently procuring and distributing food and essentials to people in need through our partner agencies in Northern Colorado and Wyoming.

Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver - - - Group 1 Day Yes

Seeking to put God's love into action, Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, communities and hope.

Love Hope Strength - - - - Group and individual ½ Day Yes

Love Hope Strength Foundation is an international, music-centric cancer charity dedicated to saving lives, one concert at a time. The mission is to save lives, right now, with the advances that have already been made in cancer care. We do not fund cancer research, rather we use our funds to: -Build and support cancer centers round the globe. -Build awareness of global cancer needs. -Build international marrow databases through the "GET ON THE LIST" campaign. (Working with our partners DKMS to get people registered to the national and international bone marrow database.)

Mile High United Way - - - - Group 1 Day ½ Day Yes

Uniting people, ideas and resources to advance the common good.

Mission Wear - - - - - Group and individual ½ Day Yes

Our mission is to employ women who have a history that prevents them from becoming employed: addiction, felony or incarceration. We employ them to make reusable bags out of recycled fabrics.

Project Safeguard - - - - - - Individual Yes

Project Safeguard, a Colorado nonprofit organization, is dedicated to providing legal advocacy and direct court support to victims of domestic violence, ensuring their safety and survival. Project Safeguard believes that the epidemic of domestic violence is a social problem that can only be resolved through social change at all levels. We are committed to helping end this violence by increasing safety and survival options for battered persons and their children and holding society responsible for developing and enforcing sanctions against batterers.

Raft Colorado - - - - Group and individual Yes

RAFT Colorado’s mission is to help teachers build their students’ minds through hands-on, interactive learning.

Rebuilding Denver - - - - Group and individual 1 Day ½ Day

RTMD believes that everyone deserves a safe and healthy home.

Sunrise Senior Living at Cherry Creek - - - - - - Group and individual 1 Day ½ Day Yes

To champion quality of life for all seniors

The Delores Project - - - - - - Group and individual 1 Day ½ Day Yes

The Delores Project provides, safe, comfortable shleter and individualized services to unaccompanied women experiencing homelessness.

The Salvation Army - Group and individual 1 Day ½ Day Yes

The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.

Urban Peak Denver - - - - - Group and individual 1 Day ½ Day Yes

Urban Peak helps homeless youth and youth at risk of becoming homeless overcome real life challenges by providing essential services and a supportive community, empowering them to become self-sufficient adults

Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado - - - Group and individual 1 Day ½ Day Yes

Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado (VOC) is a statewide nonprofit volunteer organization whose mission is to: motivate and enable citizens to be active stewards of Colorado’s natural resources. VOC provides hands-on opportunities for people to enhance, protect, and sustain the state’s natural heritage. This is accomplished through partnerships with many state and federal agencies, and urban and county parks. Each year, over 3000 volunteers-individuals, groups, and families-participate on VOC projects and help steward Colorado’s natural resources.

Volunteers of America - - - Group and individual 1 Day Yes

The mission of the Volunteers of America Colorado Branch is to identify and serve the basic needs of the most vulnerable individuals and families in the community.

We Don't Waste - - -

We Don’t Waste resources surplus food from venues, events, caterers, restaurants and other major food providers and delivers the products to community-based non-profits agencies serving vulnerable populations to increase food security within those populations. We enable community agencies to feed the needy, serving as the link between food sources and the underserved.

Women's Bean Project - - - - - - - Yes

Women’s Bean Project is a nonprofit social enterprise that helps women break the cycle of poverty and unemployment. Women earn a steady paycheck, stabilize their lives and develop solid, transferable work skills while producing our products.