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We believe in the ability to transform communities through the power of volunteers.

Volunteering can be a deeply rewarding experience and can provide lasting change for a stronger community.

Our volunteer opportunities are as unique as our volunteers and community.  Find your opportunity today and make a meaningful difference in Metro Denver. 

Last year 2,400 volunteers provided 34,000 hours to help improve Metro Denver.

Signature Events

In 2017, we hosted 1,658 volunteers at our annual events: Project Homeless Connect, Turkey Trot, and the Children's Holiday Party.

Corporate Service

We organized 80 Days of Service to help corporate partners give back while enhancing their corporate visibility, team building, and engaging employees in causes meaningful to them.

Power Lunch

We engaged 455 volunteers to read with students in 12 elementary classrooms through Power Lunch.

Featured Volunteer Opportunities

Project Homeless Connect

A free resource fair for homeless and at-risk individuals and families to access a wide array of services. Volunteers are paired one-on-one with individuals to guide them through the event.

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Turkey Trot

Give back to the community on Thanksgiving day! Our annual 4-mile run/walk has become a Colorado Thanksgiving tradition for many, and our volunteers help make this event possible.

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Children's Holiday Party

Bring the spirit of the holidays to families and neighbors in our community. Whether it's face painting, reading stories, or helping families find gifts, you're sure to leave filled with joy and gratitude.

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Power Lunch

Power Lunch brings together volunteers and students from second- and third-grade classes in the Denver Metro area to read one-on-one, once a week, each week during the school year.

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Corporate Volunteer Opportunities

A robust volunteer program is a great way to give back to the community while enhancing your corporate visibility, building skills, team building and engaging employees in causes that are meaningful to them. It's also a ton of fun.

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Yun Hui's Journey to Giving Back

"I believe education is the key to getting out of poverty." Her experience as a young student inspired Yun Hui to volunteer.

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Jodi and Gerald form a bond

"I love that we've built a relationship based on education and reading, but also on laughter and fun."

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Jeff finds purpose at Project Homeless Connect

“To see their strength, faith, and hope, just shattered so many perceptions about what it means to be homeless.”

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Ready to volunteer with us?

Visit Volunteer United to learn more about our volunteer opportunities and other exciting ways to get involved in your community. Not registered yet? Follow these simple steps and you're on your way.

1. Visit: volunteer.unitedway.org.

2. Click Sign Up at the top right.

3. Provide your name, email address and zip code

4. Click the button under Mile High United Way that says "Become Member" to see all our most up-to-date opportunities!

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Have questions?

Haley Shelley

Manager, Volunteer Engagement

303.561.2151 | haley.shelley@unitedwaydenver.org