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Provide in-home care for dogs, cats, puppies and kittens. Many animals are recovering from minor medical issues, or are too young for adoptions. Foster parents take these animals into their homes and provide care until they recover or are old enough for adoptions. Foster parents can also provide round the clock care for neo-natal kittens (bottle babies).Foster Parents need to be 18 years of age or older, or have a parent co-sign. Foster Parents are also required to have an annual home inspection. Orientation and hands on training also required.
15750 E. 32nd Ave.
Aurora CO, 8001
A seasonal volunteer opportunity exists in the Aurora Water-wise Garden located on the east side of city hall. Volunteers assist in general maintenance of the garden.
15151 E. Alameda Pkwy
Aurora CO, 80012
Correct text of the Aurora History Museum's digitized newspapers at www.coloradohistoricnewspapers.org. This work helps both museum staff and other researchers look up information in the Aurora Democrat and Aurora Advocate newspapers. Volunteers can work from home on this project (will need a computer and internet access) or can work at the museum.
Minimum age: 15
Open space volunteers provide essential support for Aurora's true nature through trail patrols, steward work projects, resource monitoring, event staffing, and educational programs.Become an Open Space Volunteer StewardOpen Space volunteer stewards support the mission of the Parks, Recreation and Open Space Department in many ways, including:- Perform trail steward duties such as trail monitoring and bike patrol- Restore native habitats by helping to remove noxious weeds during our Weed Warrior Work Days- Help with planting and maintaining native landscaped gardens around our Nature Centers as a Wildflower Ambassador- Monitor resources through bird counts, butterfly monitoring, insect collecting, and other resource surveys- Staff the information desk at any of our three Nature Centers- Share unique talents like art, design and writing through special projects- Assist with public or school program presentations on natural, scientific and historical topics- Provide support at special eventsIf you are interested in becoming an OSNR Steward please fill out the volunteer application at AuroraGov.org/Volunteer, click on "Find an Opportunity" scroll down to "Open Space and Natural Resources (OSNR) Stewards" and click on sign up!If you have questions or need assistance becoming an OSNR volunteer please contact Fendi Despres at email@example.com or call 303.326.8380
Minimum age: 18
Make a positive difference in your neighborhood by becoming a volunteer steward of Aurora's city Parks. Enjoy the outdoors and connect with your neighbors and area wildlife as you work to improve the quality of life in Aurora creating healthy environments for people, nature and community. We provide training, supplies and ongoing support. No experience required - you just need to sign up and pass a background check (that we pay for) and you're good to go! Adopt a Neighborhood ParkServing as a volunteer Park Steward is a great way to connect with your neighbors, promote community pride and improve park aesthetics and safety. Park Stewards participate in graffiti busting, trash pick-up, tree and flower bed care, playground safety monitoring and trail upkeep in parks throughout the city.If you are part of a business or community organization that would like to adopt a park as a group, please sign up here as an individual. You will then work with the volunteer coordinator to organize the details of your group park adoption!
15151 E. Alameda Ave.
Aurora CO, 80012
Snow Busters is a volunteer-driven program designed to help community members in need with snow removal. The goals of this program are to remove snow from the public sidewalk within 24 hours from the end of snowfall of 2+ inches to help prevent falls, create a safe environment, and create a pathway for vulnerable community members to comply with snow removal regulations.Make a difference in your neighborhood by becoming a Snow Buster today!
Location and Parking Information:
Volunteers recieve a resident's address who lives within a three mile radius.
Minimum age: 16
Love sports and want to get involved in Special Olympics? The city of Aurora's Therapeutic Recreation program is looking for volunteer coaches and unified partners. 1 practice a week for 8 weeks with a chance to compete in weekend area and state competitions. Sign Up today to learn more!
DESCRIPTION: As a volunteer youth sports coach, you will work with young athletes between the ages of 3-18. You will be considered a role model for 10-15 young athletes assigned to your team and will model sportsmanship, fair-play, and active participation. Coaches choose their practice days and times. All games take place on Saturdays. RESPONSIBILITIES: *Plan and supervise games, practices, and events. *Supervise assistant coaches, managers, or team parents. *Teach the young athlete the fundamentals of team sports. *Encourage the involvement of the parents in the sport. *Schedule and conduct parent and other necessary meetings. *Provide a safe and fun environment for the children. *Learn and follow all league rules, policies, and procedures. *Give each player equal playing time.*Put the feelings of players ahead of your desire to win. *Attend all league functions and participate in league activities. QUALIFICATIONS: *Successfully complete the application procedure and pass a background check. *Attend any scheduled coaching interviews or meetings. *Successfully complete the National Youth Sports Coaches Association (NYSCA) Certification Program prior to the beginning of the season. *Be enthusiastic. *Be willing to prioritize a positive experience over winning*Must be patient, especially with children. *Be organized and dependable.Available Sports: Soccer: Ages 3-15Volleyball: Ages 7-18Softball/Baseball/T-Ball: Ages 5-17Soccer: Ages 3-15Volleyball: Ages 7-18Softball/Baseball/T-Ball: Ages 5-17INFORMATION: As a volunteer coach, you are treated by local, state, and federal law as being an unpaid employee of the agency in which you are associated with; therefore, you must conduct yourself in the same manner as you would your own job. In the same respect, you will receive the same treatment, aside from compensation and benefits, as the employees of the City of Aurora.
15151 E. Alameda Parkway
Aurora CO, 80012
The Aurora City Council and city management are committed to ending violence among youth by strategically incorporating youth-led, community-informed, city-supported programming and opportunities and merging the many efforts and resources currently available across the city. The Youth Violence Prevention Advisory Council offers youth a volunteer opportunity that aims to help curb youth violence in Aurora by advising city officials on and implementing youth-led strategies such as community engagement activities, public awareness campaigns and more. The council is made up of up to 15 youth between the ages of 14 and 24 and will meet monthly, starting in July 2021. Criteria to join:· 14-24 years of age· Live or attend school in Aurora· Looking for volunteer opportunities· Want to make a difference in your communityUpcoming Virtual Information Session · Tuesday, June 29· 3:30-4:30 p.m. · E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to registerImportant Dates:· Application opens and posted on this page: June 14, 2021· Virtual Information Session: June 29, 2021· Applications will be accepted through August 2, 2021
Minimum age: 14
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