National Volunteer Week with Mile High United Way

Monday, March 8th from 12:00am to Saturday, April 24th, 2021 4:30pm
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Join us for Mile High United Way's 3rd annual celebration of National Volunteer Week taking place April 19th - 23rd. Over the course of the week we will bring together volunteers across Metro Denver. Volunteer opportunities will include a variety of in-person, virtual, and remote options with Mile High United Way and our partners. Our goal is that volunteers end their volunteer experience with a better understanding of challenges facing our community and a new outlook on creative ways to make an impact. 

DRIVE OPPORTUNITY - We are looking for volunteers to purchase an item from our Amazon Wishlist which will help provide essential home supplies and wellness items to our youth and their families. Home and wellness items included in our list are basic necessities such as cleaning supplies, hygiene items, stationary, and home decor to brighten the space for spring and summer. You can also donate directly via our Donation Pay site for BTG Home and Wellness Items

National Volunteer Week is a great opporutnity for corporate groups and individuals. For more information on how to volunteer or sponsor this event, please email Caitlin.Henkel@unitedwaydenver.org 

Share pictures of you volunteering on social media and tag @unitedwaydenver 

We look forward to seeing you in April!
Positions
0 Remaining
Registration
Opens Mar 16, 2021 12:00am
Registration Closes
24 hours before each shift ends or when space runs out.
Age Limit
18 and up
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Requirement Details
Requirements for In-Person Opportunities: 
Wondering if you should register to volunteer? Based on the CDC guidelines, we are asking you the following questions:
  1. Have you been exposed to someone who has been diagnosed with COVID-19? See the CDC’s risk assessment guidance.

  2. Do you have symptoms consistent with COVID-19? Symptoms can include a cough or shortness of breath or at least two of the following: Fever, Chills, Repeated shaking with chills, Muscle pain, Headache, Sore throat, New loss of taste or smell. See the CDC’s symptom information.

If you answered "yes" to any of those questions, we ask you not to register. We are doing all we can to align with best practices and keep our community healthy.
Parking Details
Parking details vary by location and are included in the specific project details.
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Shifts (19)

1 - 1 of 1 Shifts
ShiftStart TimeEnd TimeAddressDescriptionRegistrants Needed
 
 
DONATE - Bridging the Gap - Spring Home and Wellness Kit12:00am (MT)12:00am (MT) Support Mile High United Way's Bridging the Gap program which provides wraparound support for youth exiting the foster care system. We are looking for volunteers to purchase an item from our Amazon Wishlist which will help provide essential home supplies and wellness items to our youth and their families. Home...3/∞Over

1 - 3 of 3 Shifts
ShiftStart TimeEnd TimeAddressDescriptionRegistrants Needed
 
 
REMOTE - Bridging the Gap - At Home Learning Videos (Family Friendly)12:00am (MT)5:00pm (MT) 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 BTG...3/∞Over
REMOTE- Mother's Day Gift Tags and Cards Supporting the Community Baby Shower12:00am (MT)5:00pm (MT) Mile High United Way’s Women United hosts an annual Community Baby Shower to educate our community about the challenges faced by young families to provide basic essentials for their new babies, creating a challenging cycle that affects a family's ability to access childcare and the overall stability of the home. ...6/∞Over
REMOTE - Celebrate Earth Day and Make a Senior Smile (Family Friendly)8:00am (MT)5:00pm (MT)Thursday, 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 donate to.22/∞Over

1 - 2 of 2 Shifts
ShiftStart TimeEnd TimeAddressDescriptionRegistrants Needed
 
 
Trauma Informed Care Training12:00pm (MT)1:00pm (MT) Mile High United Way will be hosting a virtual 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.Join this virtual...0/∞Over
Volunteer Training - Youth Edition!3:30pm (MT)4:30pm (MT)For youth 16 and under, learn the importance of volunteerism and how to give back to your community.

Join this virtual event via this link: https://teams.microsoft.com/l/meetup-join/19%3ameeting_NjI0ZTQxODYtMDVhYS00ZDk4LTlhNDItY2Y0M2VhMTJjNjdm%40thread.v2/0?context=%7b%22Tid%22%3a%224fce4209-3488-4695-9774-a0925e5af954%22%2c%22Oid%22%3a%22666aaa3a-3db4-4063-997c-532fdf2449be%22%7d
The link will also be sent out to all participants 24 hours in advance.  
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1 - 3 of 3 Shifts
ShiftStart TimeEnd TimeAddressDescriptionRegistrants Needed
 
 
Read with Me9:30am (MT)10:00am (MT) Read with Me brings together businesses, individuals, and schools to help students develop a love of reading through one-on-one, virtual 30-minute reading sessions. • Improved attitude toward reading • Early career exposure • Develop positive relationship with adults • Increased opportunity for turn of conversationRead one-on-one virtually with a 2nd...5/5Over
Skill Based Volunteer Recognition - Virtual Lunch12:00pm (MT)1:00pm (MT) Thank you for volunteering with Mile High United this past year! As a volunteer who goes above and beyond to support one of our Mile High United Way internal programs, we want to take a moment to show our appreciation and celebrate you! Join us for our Virtual Skill-Based Volunteer Appreciation Lunch. Virtual lunch...33/∞Over
211 Tuesday - Letters of Appreciation3:30pm (MT)4:30pm (MT) 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 have their...2/∞Over

1 - 3 of 3 Shifts
ShiftStart TimeEnd TimeAddressDescriptionRegistrants Needed
 
 
Nonprofit Governance & Employment Law Webinar Hosted by Davis, Graham & Stubbs LLP9:00am (MT)10:30am (MT) To kick off Mile High United Way's Social Justice Fund - Capacity Building series, attorneys from Davis Graham & Stubbs will share insights about key employment law issues, fiduciary duties, and needed governing documents. Please sign up for one or both sessions below.Join this virtual event via this link: The link...2/3Over
Brown Bag Decoration1:00pm (MT)4:00pm (MT)
711 Park Ave West
Denver, CO 80205
Decorate a brown lunch bags while socially distancing at Mile High United Way!  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...3/10Over
Community Baby Shower - No Sew Blanket Making1:00pm (MT)4:00pm (MT)
711 Park Ave West
Denver, CO 80205
Help make no-sew blankets for Mile High United Way's annual Community Baby Shower.  This event provides basic essentials for new babies and these no-sew blankets will be given to families throughout the community.  Please wear comfortable clothing, closed toed shoes, and a mask.There is free one- and two-hour street parking available...9/10Over

1 - 6 of 6 Shifts
ShiftStart TimeEnd TimeAddressDescriptionRegistrants Needed
 
 
Aurora Parks and Recreation Project9:00am (MT)12:00pm (MT)
Coal Creek Open Space
N Valdai Street/E Bayaud Pl.
Aurora, Co 80018
Parking in Open Space just inside border fence
April 22nd is Earth Day!  Celebrate by volunteering with Aurora Parks and Recreation. Project: Removal of 10-20 tires partially buried next to Coal Creek to prevent leaching & pollution of creek water. What to Bring: Long pants, closed toed shoes, water, sunscreen, a snack (if desired), gloves (we will have...12/12Over
Denver Parks and Recreation Project at Argo Park9:00am (MT)12:00pm (MT)
4700 Logan St
Denver, CO 80216
April 22nd is Earth Day!  Celebrate by volunteering with Denver Parks and Recreation at Argo Park.  Description: Mulch tress and debris removal.Requirements: Volunteers are responsible for bringing signed liability waiver(s) on the day of the event. Waivers will be sent one week prior to volunteers. Volunteers should bring their own gloves,...12/20Over
Denver Parks and Recreation Project at Bear Creek Park9:00am (MT)12:00pm (MT)
Bear Creek Park
285 Underpass & S. Raleigh St
Denver, CO 80236
Parking: in the parking lot, or along the roadway. “No Parking” where signs are posted.
April 22nd is Earth Day!  Celebrate by volunteering with Denver Parks and Recreation at Bear Creek Park.  Description: Mulch tress and debris removal.Requirements: Volunteers are responsible for bringing signed liability waiver(s) on the day of the event. Waivers will be sent one week prior to volunteers. Volunteers should bring their own gloves,...11/20Over
Foothills Art Center10:00am (MT)2:00pm (MT)
809 15th St.
Golden, Co 80401
April 22nd is Earth Day!  Celebrate by volunteering with Foothills Art Center in Golden.Description: Volunteers are needed to help to assist with maintaining the Foothills Art Center grounds. Dependent on the season this might include snow removal, raking leaves, or beautifying the gardens.Requirements: Please wear comfortable clothing, closed toed shoes,...8/20Over
Denver Metro Chamber Leadership Foundation and Denver Parks and Recreation Project11:00am (MT)2:00pm (MT)
600 S. Marion Parkway
Denver, CO 80210
Meet in the front of the VOC Building
April 22nd is Earth Day!  Celebrate by volunteering with Denver Parks and Recreation at Washington Park.  Description: Mulching trees, debris removal, and painting.Requirements: Volunteers are responsible for bringing signed liability waiver(s) on the day of the event. Waivers will be sent one week prior to volunteers. Volunteers should bring their own gloves,...12/20Over
Project with Scholars Unlimited1:00pm (MT)3:30pm (MT)
3705 E 40th Ave
Denver, CO 80205
April 22nd is Earth Day!  Celebrate by volunteering with Project with Scholars Unlimited.Description: Volunteers are needed to add warmth and brighten up the building, including adding barrels with flowers, shade structures, etc.  Volunteers will also help with tasks for the inside of the building including, drying and cleaning the storage...8/10Over

1 - 1 of 1 Shifts
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Volunteer Happy Hour/Appreciation3:30pm (MT)4:30pm (MT)
CO
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 volunteerism.
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Cheryl McCain wrote on April 6th, 2021

If a volunteer opportunity is locked, and asking for a code, does that mean that you have enough volunteers?