National Virtual Volunteer Week with Mile High United Way

Sunday, April 19th from 12:00am to Friday, April 24th, 2020 5:00pm

About

Over the course of the week we will bring together virtual volunteers across Metro Denver. Volunteers will participate in a virtual training, answering 211 calls, providing much needed supplies to the community, and spreading #volunteercheer. Our goal is that volunteers end their virtual volunteer experience with a better understanding of challenges facing our community and a new outlook on creative ways to make an impact. 

What To Expect 
Monday, April 20th: Virtual Trauma- Informed Care Training
Tuesday, April 21st: 211 Tuesday
Wednesday, April 22nd: Work (Volunteer) from home Wednesday
Thursday, April 23rd: Family Friendly Virtual Volunteer Opportunities 
Friday, April 24th: Virtual Volunteer Appreciation Happy Hour 


Questions: 
 Please contact us at volunteer@unitedwaydenver.org   

SHARE: Help us spread the word and get more volunteers! Don't forget to tag @unitedwaydenver and use hashtags #DoingMyPartCo and #LiveUnited on social media. If you would like to share your experience volunteering with us, please email cory.palencia@unitedwaydenver.org, and we will share our on channels. 

Positions
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Opens Mar 27, 2020 8:00am
Registration Closes
Any time before each shift ends or when space runs out.
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174 Positions Filled | 90 Impacts | 337 Hours

Shifts (17)

1 - 1 of 1 Shifts
ShiftStart TimeEnd TimeAddressDescriptionRegistrants Needed
 
 
Community Baby Shower-Virtual Donation Drive12:00am (MT)11:00am (MT)
Denver, CO 80205
A third of American families struggle to afford enough diapers for their children. Support new families with diapers and other essentials so that children get the care they need and families can thrive. Upon registration for this opportunity, you will receive a link to our Amazon Registry.12/∞Over

1 - 2 of 2 Shifts
ShiftStart TimeEnd TimeAddressDescriptionRegistrants Needed
 
 
Volunteer Training - Youth Edition!12:00pm (MT)1:00pm (MT)
Denver, CO 80205
For youth 16 and under, learn the importance of volunteerism and how to give back to your community.5/∞Over
Volunteer Training4:00pm (MT)5:00pm (MT)
711 Park Ave West
Denver, CO 80205
Mile High United Way will be hosting a trauma-informed care training for volunteers. Becoming trauma informed is important especially for individuals who volunteer directly with clients in our community. We believe that understanding the impact of trauma is a necessary first step in becoming a great volunteer.43/∞Over

1 - 6 of 6 Shifts
ShiftStart TimeEnd TimeAddressDescriptionRegistrants Needed
 
 
211 Tuesday - Answer Phone Calls8:00am (MT)10:00am (MT)
Denver, CO 80205
Mile High United Way’s 211 is a statewide community resource connecting individuals and families to critical resources including food, shelter, rental assistance, childcare, and more. We are looking for volunteers to help answer Child Care 211 calls. A one hour training will be required for this volunteer opportunity. That training...2/2Over
211 Tuesday - Answer Phone Calls10:00am (MT)12:00pm (MT)
Denver, CO 80205
Mile High United Way’s 211 is a statewide community resource connecting individuals and families to critical resources including food, shelter, rental assistance, childcare, and more. We are looking for volunteers to help answer Child Care 211 calls. A one hour training will be required for this volunteer opportunity. That training...2/2Over
211 Tuesday - Answer Phone Calls12:00pm (MT)1:00pm (MT)
Denver, CO 80205
Mile High United Way’s 211 is a statewide community resource connecting individuals and families to critical resources including food, shelter, rental assistance, childcare, and more. We are looking for volunteers to help answer 211 calls. A one hour training will be required for this volunteer opportunity. That training will take...2/2Over
211 Tuesday - Answer Phone Calls1:00pm (MT)3:00pm (MT)
Denver, CO 80205
Mile High United Way’s 211 is a statewide community resource connecting individuals and families to critical resources including food, shelter, rental assistance, childcare, and more. We are looking for volunteers to help answer 211 calls. A one hour training will be required for this volunteer opportunity. That training will take...2/2Over
211 Tuesday - Answer Phone Calls3:00pm (MT)5:00am (MT)
Denver, CO 80205
Mile High United Way’s 211 is a statewide community resource connecting individuals and families to critical resources including food, shelter, rental assistance, childcare, and more. We are looking for volunteers to help answer 211 calls. A one hour training will be required for this volunteer opportunity. That training will take...2/2Over
211 Tuesday- send messages of gratitude to our 211 staff members4:00pm (MT)5:00pm (MT)
Denver, CO 80205
Our Mile High United Way 211 staff members work tirelessly to provide help to thousands of callers every year. We will be using this time to gather virtually to show our 211 staff members how much we appreciate them by writing positive notes of encouragement. Supplies Needed- Volunteers will need...20/∞Over

1 - 3 of 3 Shifts
ShiftStart TimeEnd TimeAddressDescriptionRegistrants Needed
 
 
Celebrate Earth Day and Make a Senior Smile8:00am (MT)5:00pm (MT)
Denver, CO 80205
Wednesday, April 22nd is Earth Day! Register to create a small potted plant to donate to a local senior center. Upon registration you will be sent instructions on how to make a potted plant and different locations that you can doante too.15/∞Over
Virtual Group Volunteer Opportunity12:00pm (MT)1:00pm (MT)
Denver, CO 80205
We are looking for volunteers to help spread virtual cheer! Do you have a story of how you’ve been supported by a front line worker during this time? Do you want to send a positive message to families and individuals experiencing homelessness? Then join us in sharing messages of hope!...10/∞Over
Making Masks1:00pm (MT)2:00pm (MT)
Denver, CO 80205
Join our Mile High United Way team in making our own masks. DESCRIPTION: Many organizations directly serving clients (shelters, food banks, health care providers) are in need of home made mask to protect their staff, volunteers, and clients. INSTRUCTIONS : There are several different ways to make homemade masks, we...6/∞Over

1 - 4 of 4 Shifts
ShiftStart TimeEnd TimeAddressDescriptionRegistrants Needed
 
 
Birdhouse Painting for the Birds and Blooms Fesitival12:00am (MT)11:00pm (MT)
Denver, CO 80205
Wild Plum Center has been in operation for over 55 years. All of our families are below federal poverty lines and all of our services are offered at no cost to them. We provide students with comprehensive education, play therapy, 2/3 of their nutritional needs each day they are in...10/∞Over
Bridging the Gap - Virtual Play and Learn12:00am (MT)11:00pm (MT)
Denver, CO 80205
Mile High United Way’s Bridging the Gap (BTG) program works one-on-one with young people ages 18-24 who have exited the child welfare system, many of the Bridging the Gap participants are parents themselves. We are looking for volunteers to submit one of the following videos that will be shared with...7/∞Over
Food at Home Virtual Recipe Book12:00am (MT)11:00pm (MT)
Denver, CO 80205
Contribute your favorite recipe to the FloCrit Food at Home virtual recipe book! For most of us, this is the most eating at home we’ve done in a long time, if not ever. Provide inspiration with basic recipes that the young moms at Florence Crittenton can prepare with and for...8/∞Over
Brown Bag Decoration8:00am (MT)5:00pm (MT)
Denver, CO 80205
Decorate a brown lunch bags with your family at home. This is an important volunteer project because these brown bags will be donated to nonprofits who are serving our most vulnerable community members. Just seeing a positive and uplifting drawing or message can uplift someone's spirits and make them feel...9/∞Over

1 - 1 of 1 Shifts
ShiftStart TimeEnd TimeAddressDescriptionRegistrants Needed
 
 
Volunteer Appreciation Happy Hour4:00pm (MT)5:00pm (MT)
Denver, CO 80205
Thank you for continuing to give back to your community and making an impact through our Virtual Volunteer Week! We would love to celebrate your efforts with a virtual happy hour and take some time to discuss what you think about virtual volunteerism. Upon registration, you will receive a calendar...19/∞Over