Volunteer opportunities with Boulder County Parks & Open Space
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Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities

One-time Opportunities

Native Seed Cleaning

Wednesday March 13, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Ron Stewart Parks & Open Space Building, 5201 St. Vrain Road, Longmont
Using a combination of screens, bowls, and good ole elbow grease we can get this done together! Good people, good seed, good conversations, good fun! Come join me for an evening seed cleaning party!

Ongoing Opportunities

Native Seed Garden Steward

Assist Parks & Open Space plant ecologists in maintaining the Native Seed Garden. Your efforts will help increase the amount of seed available for use in ecological restoration.

Volunteers regularly visit the garden for weeding, monitoring seed development, and reporting any needed maintenance such as irrigation repair, and major herbivory.

For more information please contact Carrie Cimo at or 303-678-6329.

Applications are accepted on a continuing basis. 
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Walker Ranch Living History Demonstrator

Help visitors travel back in time to an 1880s ranch in the mountains. Learn fun and easy living history demonstrations to share at special events and weekday school field trips.

It’s your chance to be a pioneer and give visitors an appreciation for the area’s past: dress in period costume, cook on a wood stove, give tours, chop wood, make shingles, churn butter, and do laundry with a washboard!

Application deadline is March 14. For more information, contact Sheryl Kippen at or 303-776-8848.
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Mining Museum Guide

Do you love sharing stories, talking with people, and have a passion for history? Volunteers are needed to help visitors explore and learn about mining history at the Nederland Mining Museum and the James F. Bailey Assay Office Museum.

Application deadline is March 28. For more information, contact Sheryl Kippen at or 303-776-8848.
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Soil Health Monitor

Volunteers assist Boulder County Parks & Open Space conducting in-field monitoring to assess the physical, chemical, and biological properties of the soil and report data to the county in a timely fashion.

Application deadline is April 12, 2019. For more information, contact Vanessa McCracken at or 303-678-6181.
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Seamstresses and Tailors

We are looking for experienced seamstresses and tailors to help create period clothing for our cultural history programs. Volunteer demonstrators wear these period-appropriate clothes during events at Walker Ranch Homestead where they demonstrate the chores and activities of a working ranch in the late 1800s.

Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis. For more information, contact Sheryl Kippen at or 303-776-8848.
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