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

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.

Areas of Interest Domestic Violence Educational Employment 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 prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.

A Precious Child - Group and individual Both Yes

Mission: A Precious Child provides children in need with opportunities and resources to empower them to achieve their full potential. Vision: A Precious Child envisions a future where every child grows up to be a secure, self-reliant, contributing member of their community.

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 Both No

Clean The World is a dual sided mission that focuses on sustainability by recycling soap and bottled amenities from hospitality partners and mobilizes and empowers volunteers to package kits for homeless shelters, food banks, emergency response efforts and other local and national charities. A Clean the World activity is an assembly line model where teams work together to package hygiene kits and backpacks to support community resiliency.

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.

Colorado Feeding Kids - Meal Pack - - - - - - - Group ½ Day No

To significantly reduce the number of hungry children in Colorado & feed starving children throughout the world.

Colorado Fourteeners Initiative - - - - - - Group and individual Full Day Yes

Colorado Fourteeners Initiative protects and preserves the natural integrity of Colorado's 54 14,000--foot peaks -- the "Fourteeners" -- through active stewardship and public education.

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 ½ Day 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 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.

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.

High Line Canal Conservancy - - - - Group and individual ½ Day Yes

The Conservancy's mission is to preserve, protect and enhance the 71-mile-long High Line Canal, in partnership with the public.

Kynd Kits - Group and individual Both No

Our mission is to improve mental wellness through accessible experiences that create purpose and connection. In addition to hosting over 700 volunteer experiences per year, you can access Kyndfulness through our Kynd Kits. Kynd Kits are volunteer projects in a box delivered right to your door. Everything you need to do a meaningful project for somebody in need is delivered right to your front door. We have about 30 different Kynd Kits that go to multiple different organizations!

Little Free Library - - - - - - Group Other Yes

The mission of Little Free Library is to be a catalyst for building community, inspiring readers, and expanding book access for all through a global network of volunteer-led Little Free Library book-exchange boxes. Our vision is a Little Free Library in every community and a book for every reader. We believe all people are empowered when the opportunity to discover a personally relevant book to read is not limited by time, space, or privilege.

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

Working side-by-side with the community, Mile High United Way takes on critical human services issues facing our seven-county footprint including the Metro Denver, Boulder and Broomfield communities.

Project C.U.R.E. - - - - - - - - Group and individual Yes

Project C.U.R.E’s mission is to identify, solicit, collect, sort and deliver medical supplies and services to under-resourced hospitals/clinics in the developing world.

Project Helping Group and individual Both Yes

Our mission is to improve mental wellness through accessible experiences that create purpose and connection.

Rebuilding Together Metro Denver - - - - - - - - Group and individual Both Yes

Together we transform the lives of low-income homeowners by improving the safety and health of their homes and revitalizing our communities.

Rocky Mountain Village/Easter Seals - - - - Group and individual Both Yes

Leading the way to full equity, inclusion, and access for people with disabilities, their families, and caregivers across Colorado by enhancing wellbeing, expanding employment, and elevating community.

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 Both 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 Both Yes

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

U.S. Hunger - - - Group Both No

Activating people for a hunger-free world.

Venture Road - - Group and individual Both No

To activate and engage people to help others near and far.

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 Full Day Yes

Our mission is to motivate and enable people to become active stewards of Colorado's natural resources.

Volunteers of America Colorado - - - 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 No

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 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 Both Yes

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.