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Thanks for volunteering with a Summit County organization ... they can really use your talents and time! Please look at the below table to find an opportunity that best meets your schedule. The table is primarly sorted by the time commitment required for the task - from the least amount of time at the top, to the most at the bottom.

Organization General Tasks Time Commitment Requirements Volunteers Needed Duration Contact Info.
The Summit Foundation Help at various special fundraising events including golf tournament, Parade of Homes, Rubber Duck races and Mountain Art Gathering As available No special requirements or training needed Open Ongoing Elisabeth Lawrence (970) 453-5970, or elisabeth@summitfoundation.org
Summit Mountain Meals Meal delivery to home bound people in Summit County 1 - 4 hours/month Auto insurance, valid drivers license, willingness to drive throughout Summit County in all weather conditions Open Ongoing Lorie Williams (970) 668-2945, loriew@co.summit.co.us
Breckenridge Outdoor Eductation Center/Keystone Adaptive Center Assist on adaptive ski and snowboard lessons 10 days/winter Intermediate skier/rider Open Winters, Nov-Apr Jen Schappert, volunteer@boec.org, 970-453-5633
Frisco Historic Park Brochure distribution, housekeeping, programs, guest services, docent, research Any volunteer commitments are welcome No special requirements needed Open Ongoing Caitlin Lewis (970)668-3428 or CaitlinL@townoffrisco.com
Bristlecone Foundation Volunteers needed for mailings and fundraising events to include:
the Legacy Forest, High Country Hike for Hospice and Tree of Memories
Varies with event and project No experience necessary Please send us your email address
you will be notified via email as volunteer opportunities arise
Ongoing Åsa Armstrong (970) 668-8444
AsaArmstrong@centura.org
American Red Cross Multiple opportunities, health & safety education, disaster services (shelter, mass care), preparedness education. 1 - 4 hours/quarter Volunteer application and background check. Open Ongoing Jody Acres (970)262-0530 or jacres@denver-redcross.org
DCC Food Bank Food distribution, Mon. & Wed. 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm, Fri. 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm 2 hrs/month Personal interview, training, compassionate people skills. Open Ongoing Jude (970) 468-2461
Summit County 4-H Youth Development Program Positive adult role model to kids ages 5 to 18 2 hrs/month, 1 year commitment Background check, leader training available, must enjoy working with kids Open Ongoing Kathy Kralik (970) 668-4142, kkralik@co.summit.co.us
Summit County Animal Shelter Walking & socializing dogs, socializing cats 1-2 hours weekly, or regularly as arranged Personal interview, 2 hour orientation & training, application form, parent must accompany if under age 14 Open Ongoing (970) 668-3230, ext. 4543
Habitat for Humanity Individual, group and team volunteers to help build homes in Summit County 2 to 20 hours/month Mimimum age 18 to work at construction site; other ages accepted for cleaning, organizing, landscaping Open Ongoing Nancy Shockey (970) 367-5127, execdirsummit@gmail.com
High Country Conservation Center Recycling Volunteers, Zero Waste Events, Board or Committee positions 1 to 8 hours/month Areas of expertise, general assistance Open Ongoing (970) 668-5703, info@highcountry conservation.org
FIRC Bag Project Help sew and embellish bags to benefit the FIRC emergency assistance programs 8 hours/month N/A 10+ Ongoing Anita (970) 262-3888, ext. 306
Summit County Open Space & Trails County department in charge of 14,000+ acres of open space, 39 miles of rec path & natural surface trails around the County. Varies by project Enjoy working outdoors, single volunteers and groups welcome (6 years & older) Open May thru October Katie Kent (970) 668-4092, KatieK@co.summit.co.us
FIRC Summit Thrift & Treasure Sorting, pricing & organizing donations in Dillon & Breckenridge 4 hrs./month Enjoy working "behind the scenes". Open Ongoing Anita (970) 262-3888, ext. 306
Mountain Mentors One-on-one youth mentoring 8 hrs./month for 6 month minimum Mentors must be 21 or older, background check, genuine interest in young people. 20-30 Ongoing Sarah Provino (970) 668-9184, sarahp@co.summit.co.us
Mind Springs Health Facilitates client participation in treatment programs available in the community. Helps maintain emotional stability throughout the detox process. Provides positive role model for the clients Flexible schedule, facility open 24/7, shifts are 6 to 8 hours in duration Desire to help individuals who are in need. Additional training will be provided as needed. Open Ongoing Mary Anne Avery (970)668-9067 or mavery@mindspringshealth.org
National Repertory Orchestra Serve wine & deserts at Frisco Art Show Summer No experience required Summer Ongoing Julie Chandler(970) 453-5825 or julie@nromusic.com
For Pet's Sake Thrift Shop Sorting, displaying and selling items 1 - 3 hrs./week Enjoy working with the public Open Ongoing (970) 453-4339
Alliance for Historical Preservation Historic Tours, building maintenance, signage, help with craft show fundraisers As available No special requirements Open April thru October Charlotte Clarke 970 370 5726 or charlottefrisco@yahoo.com
SOS Outreach Assisting staff with kids on the mountain in a SOS “Learn to Ride” session at Breckenridge or Keystone in the winter. Helping with outdoor recreation activities in the summer. Varies 18 years of age, responsible, positive attitude, good with kids, patient, and enthusiastic. For winter must have snowboarding or skiing experience. Open Ongoing 970.926.9292 X107 or cfitzpatrick@sosoutreach.org
Summit County Libraries Story Hours,shelving, processing new materials, checking materials in & out, working with the magazine collection, filing order slips, straightening and putting
shelves in order
1-4 hrs./week Organization, detail oriented. Open Ongoing Joyce, (970) 668-5555; Janet (970) 468-5887; (970) 453-6098
Advocates for Victims of Assault On-call Crisis Response and Support. Evenings and/or weekends 30 hours of training. Open Ongoing Amy Jackson (970) 485-0074
FIRC Food Bank Monitor the food bank during hours Tues. & Thus. 12:30-2:30 p.m. 2 hrs./month Typing skills. Open Ongoing Anita (970) 262-3888, ext. 306
Summit County Senior & Community Center Front desk assistance, Volunteer Program (meal delivery & medical transportation) 1-4 hrs./week Training provided, RSVP background check required for some jobs Open Ongoing Lorie (970) 668-2945, loriew@co.summit.co.us
Summit Community Care Clinic Patient assistance, office assistance. 3-6 hrs./week Volunteer application & background check required. Open Ongoing Shelly (970) 668-4059
Casa of the Continental Divide Court appointed special advocates for children of abuse and neglect. 3-10 hrs./week Volunteer application & background check required.30 hours of training is provided. Open Ongoing mtncasa@colorado.net
Advocates for Victims of Assault On call response to crisis calls. 12-24 hrs./week 30 hours training. Open Ongoing Amy Jackson (970) 485-0074
Friends of the Dillon Ranger District Forest Stewards, trail restoration & maintenance, trail building and Adopt-A- Trail As Available Enjoy working outdoors, training provided Open Summer Scott@fdrd.org or call (970) 262-3449
Swan Center Care & maintenance for 36 horses. 4 hours at least once a month 14 years of age or older unless accompanied by parent. Volunteer application downloaded online, one day training class to learn feeding routine. Love of animals, especially horses. Open Ongoing John Longhill (970) 468-0924, swancenter@mindspring.com