Volunteer

Foster Grandparent Classroom Volunteer Brings Lifetime of Experiences to Her Students

Carole Bechtol, or “Grandma Carole”, is a member of the Volunteers of America (VOA) Foster Grandparent Program. This program matches volunteers with at-risk children and youth where they can build relationships with students, teachers, and parents while acting as a role model in the classroom. Grandma Carole learned about Foster Grandparents in 2009 when someone […]

Finding Meaning Volunteering Overseas

By Kimberly Troggio ~ It’s a bustling day in the small town of San Martin Jilotepeque, situated at 7,000ft in the Mayan Highlands of Guatemala. Sunday is market day – and also the first day of a six day volunteer dental clinic orchestrated by Global Dental Relief (GDR). 

The Holiday Project – Colorado

By Marilyn Halpern, Holiday Project Team Leader in South Denver ~ The scene is familiar every year. In a matter of moments, from the first chorus of “Jingle Bells,” we watch in awe as older folks transform from nearly unresponsive to attentive.  The power of music invigorates people to become animated: toes tapping, lips moving, […]

Boulder Valley Spellbinders ® Oral Storytellers workshops

Parents and grandparents will have a unique opportunity to learn the art of oral storytelling by attending Boulder Valley Spellbinders ® Oral Storytellers workshop at Frasier in Boulder in January. For the 2018-2019-year Spellbinders ® visited 22 schools in the BVSD visited 131 classrooms and had a total audience of 34,133 listeners.

Become a Volunteer Jefferson Center Senior Peer Counselor!

Make a difference by providing caring contact to an older adult who needs it. Senior peer counselors must be age 50+ and need no specific education, but use their life experience, compassion, and listening skills to help others. Want to learn more? Contact Valerie Cattany at 303-432-5182 or valeriec@jcmh.org

Statewide campaign launches to recruit 2,020 CASA volunteers by the end of 2020

Colorado has launched the “Change a Child’s Story” campaign in an effort to recruit 2,020 additional CASA volunteers by the end of 2020. Last year — with only 2,179 CASA volunteers in Colorado — 4,857 children were assigned a CASA volunteer to walk beside them, representing approximately 37% of all children served through an open child welfare involvement in […]

Spellbinders Oral Storytelling Celebrates 30th Anniversary

COLORADO – October 16,November, 2019 – Through the art of oral storytelling, Spellbinders® enhances literacy, encourages character development, and builds intergenerational community.

Paws For A Cause

Senior Care Authority, in collaboration with our partners: the Senior Hub, Meals on Wheels, Arvada Fire Protection District, K9 First Aid and CPR, and Westminster Fire Department and Community Table invite you to join us for our 1st Annual Paws For A Cause Pet Food Pantry Food Drive, October 1 – November 15.

Volunteer with the Senior Hub Outreach for Volunteers (SHOUT) Program – Oct. 2019

Studies prove people who volunteer tend to live happier, longer, more fulfilling lives. They feel healthier, are less depressed and isolated, and volunteering provides access, structure, and support. High priority: Delivering Meals on Wheels for Senior Hub. There are several open routes in Federal Heights, Northglenn, Thornton and Westminster and we need drivers for them. […]

Volunteer with the Senior Hub Outreach for Volunteers (SHOUT) Program – Sept. 2019

Studies prove people who volunteer tend to live happier, longer, more fulfilling lives. They feel healthier, are less depressed and isolated, and volunteering provides access, structure, and support.

Give away your time to keep your brain cells

Want to find a way to keep all of your brain cells working for you long-term? Researchers at the University of Calgary have found that retired people who donate their time as volunteers have a significantly lower risk of developing dementia than those who don’t.

Volunteer with the Senior Hub Outreach for Volunteers (SHOUT) Program – Aug. 2019

Studies have repeatedly shown that people who volunteer in their communities tend to live happier, longer, and more fulfilling lives. Highlights from the recent report sponsored by the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS): Volunteers feel healthier, are less depressed, less isolated, and their volunteering provides access, structure, and support for their lives.

Active Volunteers Needed

St. Anthony Hospital and OrthoColorado hospital has a robust Volunteer Services Department. Our mission is to provide meaningful volunteer opportunities and experiences that provide warmth, comfort, and support to our patients, their families, associates, visitors and our dedicated volunteers.

Volunteers Create Win-Win Support for Students

Reading Tutor Volunteers Needed ~ For the last 27 years a special group of dedicated, senior community members throughout the Jefferson County School District have taken strides to “do something” to change the lives of Kindergarten through third grade students who come to school unprepared or unable to succeed in meeting the challenges in today’s […]

Volunteer with the Senior Hub Outreach for Volunteers (SHOUT) Program

Studies have repeatedly shown that people who volunteer in their communities tend to live happier, longer, and more fulfilling lives. Highlights from the recent report sponsored by the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS): Volunteers feel healthier, are less depressed, less isolated, and their volunteering provides access, structure, and support for their lives.


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