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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 Environmental 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.

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 Coalition - - - - - - - Group and individual Other Yes

The Continental Divide Trail Coalition's mission is to complete, promote and protect the Continental Divide National Scenic Trail. The CDTC will do this by building a strong and diverse trail community, providing up-to-date information to the public, and encouraging conservation and stewardship of the Trail, its corridor, and surrounding landscapes.

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.

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'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.

Denver Urban Gardens - Group and individual Both Yes

Denver Urban Garden's mission is to cultivate gardeners, grow food and nourish community.

Dress for Success Denver - - - - - Group and individual Both 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.

Feeding Children Everywhere - - Group Both No

Activating people for a hunger-free world.

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

At Love Hope Strength (LHS), our mission is to save lives, one concert at a time.We believe that all people deserve quality cancer care, a marrow donor if needed, and most importantly, hope.

Mile High United Way - - - - Group and individual Both 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.

Raft Colorado - - - - Group and individual Both Yes

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

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.

Spark the Change Group and individual 1 Day ½ Day Yes

We SPARK CHANGE and INSPIRE A MOVEMENT OF GOOD through the power of volunteerism, service and engagement.

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

To champion quality of life for all seniors

Urban Peak Denver - - - - - Group and individual Yes

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

Vitalant - - - - Group and individual Both Yes

Having served the community since 1943, Bonfils Blood Center is now Vitalant, partnering with volunteer blood donors to transform patients’ lives at nearly 1,000 hospitals in Colorado and across the U.S.

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

Motivating and enabling people to become active stewards of Colorado's natural resources.

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 - - - Group and individual Both 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 2nd-grade students from Title 1 schools, broadening their scope for personal growth and a healthy lifestyle.

Women's Bean Project - - - - - - - Group and individual ½ Day Yes

To change women’s lives by providing stepping stones to self-sufficiency through social enterprise. We believe all women have the power to transform their lives through employment. So we hire chronically unemployed women and teach them to make nourishing products that we sell across the US through some of the largest retailers. Through their work, they learn to stand tall, find purpose, and break the cycle of poverty. Because, when you change a woman's life you change her family’s life.

Youth on Record - - - - - Group and individual 1 Day ½ Day No

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.