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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 (Full Day or Half Day) Free?
American Red Cross - - - - - - Group and individual Both 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.

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

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

Cancer League of Colorado - - - - Group and individual Both 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.

Clean The World - - - - - Group 1 Day ½ Day No

Clean the World has a two-part mission: Collect and recycle soap and hygiene products discarded every day by the hospitality industry and other sectors that generate environmental waste. Through the distribution of these and other donated products to impoverished people, prevent millions of hygiene-related deaths each year, reduce the morbidity rate for hygiene-related illnesses, and encourage vigorous childhood development.

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.

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 Both 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 Both Yes

Denver’s Road Home partners with our community service providers to ensure homeless men, women and children have an alternative to living on the streets.

Dress for Success - - - - - Group and individual 1 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.

Food Bank of the Rockies - - - - - Group and individual Both 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 and individual Both 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 around 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.)

Metro Volunteers Group and individual 1 Day ½ Day Yes

Our mission is to mobilize and cultivate volunteers as a vital force in our communities.

Mile High United Way - - - - Group and individual Both No

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.

Raft Colorado - - - - Group and individual Yes

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

Sunrise Senior Living at Cherry Creek - - - - - - Group and individual Both Yes

To champion quality of life for all seniors

The Delores Project - - - - - - Group and individual Both Yes

The Delores Project provides, safe, comfortable shelter and individualized services to unaccompanied women and transgender individuals experiencing homelessness and advocates for housing solutions.

The Salvation Army - Group and individual Both 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 Yes

Urban Peak ignites the potential in youth to exit homelessness and create self-determined, fulfilled lives.

Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado - - - Group and individual Both Yes

Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado (VOC) is a statewide nonprofit organization dedicated to motivating and enabling people to become active stewards of Colorado’s natural resources. Founded 30 years ago, VOC is a nationally recognized leader in outdoor stewardship volunteerism, having helped more than 96,000 people of all ages get involved in and become inspired to care for Colorado’s outdoors. Working in partnership with land managers and agencies across the state, VOC organizes and manages a wide array of outdoor stewardship volunteer opportunities each year, designed to engage a variety of audiences, while at the same time addressing critical stewardship needs across the state. Under VOC’s leadership, volunteers are able to make a rewarding impact on Colorado’s outdoors through hands-on work in wildfire and flood restoration, trail building and maintenance, tree planting and re-forestation, and much more.

Volunteers of America - - - Group and individual Both 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 - - - Yes

We Don't Waste increases food security and reduces waste by rescuing food from venues, caterers, distributors, and restaurants, then delivering it free of charge to hunger-fighting agencies in our community.

Wish For Wheels - - - - Group ½ Day Yes

Our mission, through the gift of a new bicycle, is to transform the lives of kids from low-income families, broadening their scope for personal growth and a healthy lifestyle.

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.

Youth on Record - - - - - Group and individual 1 Day ½ Day No
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At Youth on Record, we believe that young people – those who are both at-risk and written-off – have the potential to turn their lives around. We are committed to bringing our proven methods of empowerment and behavioral modification through music education to youth in Colorado who need it the most.