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Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020 &
Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020

Oh My GOURD! Punkin Chunkin Colorado is Back!

The city of Aurora, Colorado and Colorado State Bank & Trust invites you to our annual Punkin Chunkin Colorado festival. Enjoy your favorite fall competition, pumpkin patch, pony rides, car show and so much more!

We are looking for volunteers to help with various positions such as the Pumpkin Patch, Merchandise Tent, Welcome Tent and much more!!

Volunteer shifts are available:
Saturday Sept 26
6:30 - 9:30 a.m.,

9:30 - 2:00 p.m. &
1:30 - 5:30 p.m.


Sunday Sept 27
9:30 to 3:30 p.m.

All Volunteers will receive an event t-shirt, free lunch, and are encouraged to enjoy the event before or after your shift!

Minimum Age Requirement of 17 years

Register today! Just click View Schedule in Calendar, scroll over to the month of the event on the calendar, double click the day of the event box and view each open position at the bottom of the page. Then just click Sign Up on the volunteer position and shift you'd like to volunteer for!


Location:

26000 E. Quincy Avenue
Aurora CO, 80016

Arapahoe Park Horse Track


Qualifications:

Minimum age: 17


Contact:

Chad Angell

prosvolunteers@auroragov.org

(303) 739-7889


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Work at designated Aurora Public Schools as a mentor. Be present within the school to monitor student activity, teacher assisting and referrals to necessary school staff. Must be willing to work in a youth environment and pass clearances and required interiew processes.


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Minimum age: 18


Contact:

Gloria Dawson

gldawson@auroragov.org

(303) 739-6704


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Danelle Carrel

dcarrel@auroragov.org

(303) 739-6016


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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.


Location:

15151 E. Alameda Pkwy
Aurora CO, 80012


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Contact:

Zach Versluis

zverslui@auroragov.org

(720) 859-4366


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Want to discover history first hand? We're building a core group of volunteers interested in conducting oral histories with members of our community and/or transcribing those interviews for online use.

Volunteers choose between conducting interviews, transcribing interviews, or both, and must be comfortable working independently and using computers. Training is provided.


Location:

15051 E. Alameda Parkway
Aurora CO, 80012


Qualifications:

Minimum age: 16


Contact:

Jessica Lira

jlira@auroragov.org

(303) 739-6663


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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.


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Jessica Lira

jlira@auroragov.org

(303) 739-6663


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Join the APL Central Branch's Teen Advisory Group (TAG)! TAG is a group of teens who meets monthly to help plan teen programs and events at the library! This is a great way to gain volunteer hours while having fun with your peers!

TAG members must be between the age of 12-18.

For more information, please contact Liz Williams at erwillia@auroragov.org


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Qualifications:

Minimum age: 12


Contact:

Liz Williams

erwillia@auroragov.org

(303) 739-6614


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The Youth Services department at the Central Library branch is looking for teen volunteers to help shelve, assist with crafts, and clean!

Volunteers must be between the age of 12-18, and must complete a short interview before being placed.

For more information, please contact Liz Williams at erwillia@auroragov.org.


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Minimum age: 12


Contact:

Liz Williams

erwillia@auroragov.org

(303) 739-6614


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A category for general teen library volunteers who have been scheduled to shelve, page, and assist with crafts and events. This also includes TAG (Teen Advisory Group) Members and Book Reviews.

Volunteers who are under the age of eighteen and/or have not graduated high school and volunteer at the Tallyn's Reach Library.

Position requires additional paper application and waiver that can be retreived from the Tallyn's Reach circulation desk. Teens must pass shelving test with a 100% accuracy grade.


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Minimum age: 14


Contact:

Julie Stephens

jmstephe@auroragov.org

(303) 627-3050


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Brandon Forman

bforman@auroragov.org


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The Office of Emergency Management within Aurora Fire Rescue is looking for volunteers to assist with reviewing and updating their resource book, which identifies community partners and contact information that may be utilized in the event of an emergency.


Location:

15151 E. Alameda Parkway
Aurora CO, 80012


Qualifications:

Minimum age: 16


Contact:

Patricia Mason

pmason@auroragov.org

(303) 326-8995


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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 Steward
Open 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, prarie dog counts, nest box monitoring, 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 events


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Qualifications:

Minimum age: 18


Contact:

Jennifer Brown

jlbrown@auroragov.org

(303) 326-8380


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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 Park
Serving 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.


Location:

15151 E. Alameda Ave.
Aurora CO, 80012


Qualifications:

Minimum age: 18


Contact:

Chad Angell

prosvolunteers@auroragov.org

(303) 739-7889


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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!


Location:


Aurora CO


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Contact:

Brea Bolks

bbolks@auroragov.org

(303) 326-8410


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The Plains Conservation Center (PCC) needs your help in combating one of its greatest ecological threats - the spread of invasive plants species! View the calendar to register for one of our stewardship work days and enjoy a couple of hours working out on the land and learning alongside site staff and fellow Volunteer Stewards, while immersing yourself in the beauty of the prairie and its resident wildlife at the PCC.

Receive training in the proper identification of the site's most troublesome weeds along with the best methods of control techniques for individual species including cutting seed heads, splicing tap roots, and/or hand pulling. Work gloves and hand tools will be provided. Please bring a water bottle and be sure to wear long pants, closed toed shoes, and sun protection. Looking forward to seeing you out on the prairie!

Prior to registering for this opportunity you must register to become an Open Space and Natural Resources Steward because of background check requirements.

Click on "View Schedule" to see the calendar and select which work days and times you are available.

If you are interested and would like more infromation please contact Jennifer Brown at jlbrown@auroragov.org or (303) 326-8380.


Location:

21901 E. Hampden Ave.
Aurora CO, 80013

Park in designated parking area at the Plains Conservation Center and check in at the Visitor Center.


Qualifications:

Minimum age: 16


Contact:

Jennifer Brown

jlbrown@auroragov.org

(303) 326-8380


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