With close to 1150 volunteers contributing in excess of 45,000 hours per year, City Volunteers perform a wide variety of tasks to enhance City services.  Some work full-time, some just a few hours a week or month, or during a particular season or for special events.

What Do Our Volunteers DO?

The following are examples of volunteer opportunities:
  • Administrative Work
  • Help with Special Events such as the
    Cherry Pie Festival or Ski & Sports Swap
  • Flood Cleanups
  • Environmental Education or Trail Hosting
  • Police Chaplains
  • Senior Services
  • Shelving Books at the Library
  • Snow Removal for those unable
  • Youth Athletics
  • Waterway Clean-Ups

What Opportunities Are Available Now?

If you are looking for an on-going opportunity, click on "Search for Service Projects"

If you are looking for one-time events, click on "Search for Events"

Are There Any Restrictions for Youth?

Volunteers age 13 and younger must be accompanied by an adult. Children under the age of 18 need a parent or guardian's signature.

Is Insurance Provided?

Registered volunteers are covered by an Accident Medical Insurance Policy.  For specific details, please call (970) 962-3314.  Volunteers are not City employees and are not covered by the City's Workers' Compensation Insurance policy.

Applicable City Administrative Regulations

Please call (970) 962-2675 if you have any questions related to any of these policies:

  • Background Investigations (PDF)
  • Drug-Free Workplace (PDF)
  • Harassment (PDF)
  • Monitoring and Use of Electronic Media (PDF)
  • Violence in the Workplace (PDF)

    New Hire Compliance Training Video

    The Human Resources Department is providing this training video for new regular employees who will be working less than 20 hours per week.


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