Local Outreach Agencies
The following community organizations are additional opportunities for you to get involved in Westminster. If you are aware of an organization that needs to be listed, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
- A Precious Child is a nonprofit organization dedicated to making a positive impact in the lives of disadvantaged and displaced children by improving their quality of life. For more information, view their website. To volunteer, contact them at email@example.com or 303-466-4274.
- The American Red Cross invites you to become part of their volunteer community where they bring like-minded individuals together to help make a difference. Whether it’s teaching life-saving skills, babysitting classes or wilderness survival, there are many opportunities to get involved in the community through the American Red Cross Mile High Chapter. For more information, view their website. To volunteer, email them at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Big Brother Big Sister of Colorado connects Bigs and Littles from two to four times a month to hang out through its community mentoring program. For more information, contact Michelle Cherniske at Michellec@biglittlecolorado.org or visit their website.
- Sports Buddy at Big Brother Big Sister of Colorado. You will meet one to three times a month to either play sports or attend a sporting event. To learn more, contact Michelle Cherniske at Michellec@biglittlecolorado.org or 303-433-6002, ext. 537 or visit their website.
- The Butterfly Pavilion seeks volunteers to assist in all areas. You can help for four hours at one of their fun public events, or give at least eight hours a month and learn about and share their exhibits, mission and animals with visitors. Help in the classrooms teaching children about insect lifecycles. Learn how to hold Rosie the tarantula and share their ambassador animals with kids and adults. Dig in the dirt to help keep their gardens beautiful, or delve into their behind-the-scenes office operations. If you are intrigued by invertebrate animals and want to learn more, contact them at email@example.com and visit their website.
- CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) of Adams and Broomfield counties provides specially selected and trained community volunteers to advocate for abused and neglected children in the pursuit of safe and permanent homes. For more information, visit their website and to volunteer email them at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- The Children’s Museum of Denver creates a community where children (newborn through 8 years old) and their grown-ups learn through play. Share your talents and your time by joining their team of volunteers. You can volunteer for special events, daily exhibits or be on-call as needed. For more information, visit their website and to volunteer email them at email@example.com.
- Educational Equity for All (EEA Adams 50 School District) promotes school access and school success for students that experience homelessness in Adams County School District 50. This program develops district and community partnerships to provide homeless families and students with educational and social support services. Contact Jamie Skaronea at 720-542-5302.
- Feline Alliance is dedicated to addressing the national crisis of overpopulation, abandonment and unnecessary euthanasia by creating a collaborative coalition for felines. For more information, visit their website , email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 303-459-2925.
- The Senior Hub Schools Where All Thrive Reading Tutor-Mentor Program is in need of volunteers for the 2014-2015 School term. This successful program was able to impact the lives of some 375 students last year in 23 different Adams County elementary schools. Adams Count School District 50’s new STEM ACADEMY is among several new schools that are interested and waiting for teams this Fall. New volunteers undergo two training sessions, then are placed in new and existing teams to work 2 hours, one day a week, helping Second and Third Grade students who are reading a year or more below grade-level. If you are interested in volunteering please call 303-993-3062 or contact Ron Ausmus directly for additional information and for a brief interview.
- The Senior Hub Meals on Wheels delivers meals to homebound seniors in Adams County. For more information, visit their website. To volunteer, contact Lindsey Wendt at email@example.com or 303-426-4408.
- Westminster FISH Food Bank is one of three locations affiliated with FISH offering a year-round food bank to support the Adams County community. Volunteer opportunities include stocking shelves, inventorying, bagging and carry groceries to vehicles for visitors. To volunteer, call 303-429-1569.
- Wildlands Restoration Volunteers is a volunteer-centered organization that conducts more than 30 high-quality ecological restoration projects on Colorado public lands each year. Visit their website or contact firstname.lastname@example.org