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Volunteer Opportunities, Longmont Recreation Services

Longmont Recreation Services is seeking volunteers for up-coming events! Great opportunities for families, adults and teens seeking volunteer or community service hours. Buddy requests will be honored, so volunteer with a friend today!

Click here to use our web-form to sign up for volunteering.

Underwater Easter Egg Hunt

Saturday, April 19, 2014

Centennial Pool, 1201 Alpine St

Volunteer Check-in: 12pm

Time Requested: 12-5pm

Position:

Face Painters/ In-Water Egg Dispensers (bring a swim suit!)/ Craft Assistants

Age requirements: without an adult, 13 years or older. Younger ages accepted with accompanying, supervising individual 16 years or older.

Responsibilities: varies by positions. Face Painters paint small designs on faces/hands of attending children (paint provided). The In-Water Egg Dispensers are in the pool (generally in the shallow or 3-4 foot deep water) and take the eggs gathered by children and pour them out so they can be retrieved again and again. Craft Assistants help engage children in the arts and crafts available in the multipurpose room overlooking the pool; helping children and refilling supplies as needed.

What to bring: for dry-land work - dress in layers for your comfort. In-water volunteers: please bring a swim suit and towel.

Sign up for volunteering by contacting Sara at (303) 774-4771 or e-mail.

Longmont Kids Only Triathlon and Try-a-Tri

Saturday, May 31, 2014

Centennial Pool, 1201 Alpine St

Volunteer Check-in: 7am

Time requested: 7am to approximately 12pm

Position:

Course Marshals

Age requirement: without an adult, 16 years and older. Younger ages accepted with accompanying, supervising individual 16 years or older.

Responsibilities: Cheer, provide directional guidance, and Encourage participants in race.

Location: Will be on race course in the vicinity of Centennial Pool and the greater area of Centennial/Clark Park.

What to Bring: Come prepared for Colorado weather (can be hot or cool), wear sun screen and bring water bottle. If you desire hours counted towards community service or volunteer hours, please bring sheet to be signed.
Volunteers Provided: Volunteer/event T-shirt, coffee and breakfast treats sponsored by the Egg and I, frozen yogurt sponsored by The Wandering Cow!

Look for the Volunteer Check In Sign in the grass area outside Centennial Pool.

Sign up for volunteering by contacting Sara at (303) 774-4771 or e-mail.

34th Annual Longmont Triathlon

Be part of the longest running triathlon in the Continental United States!!!

Sunday, June 1, 2014

Centennial Pool, 1201 Alpine St

Volunteer Check-in: 6am

Time requested: 6am to approximately 12pm

Position:

Course Marshals

Age requirement: without an adult, 16 years and older. Younger ages accepted with accompanying, supervising individual 16 years or older.

Responsibilities: Cheer, provide directional guidance, and Encourage participants in race.

Location: Will be on race course. Download course map. Transportation to reach stations a huge plus.

What to Bring: Come prepared for Colorado weather (can be hot or cool), wear sun screen and bring water bottle. If you desire hours counted towards community service or volunteer hours, please bring sheet to be signed.
Volunteers Provided: Bagels, lunch, and a volunteer/event t-shirt at Check-In.

Look for the Volunteer Check In Sign in the grass area outside Centennial Pool.

Sign up for volunteering by contacting Sara at (303) 774-4771 or e-mail.

Longmont Kinetic Sculpture Race and Solstice Festival at Union Reservoir

Be part of one of Boulder County’s wackiest events!


Saturday June 21 2014
Union Reservoir, 0461 Weld County Rd 26
Volunteer Check-in: 9am
Time requested: 9am– 12pm, 11am– 2pm, or Noon – 3pm

Age requirement: without an adult, 16 years and older. Younger ages accepted with accompanying, supervising individual 16 years or older.

Positions:

Vehicle Wranglers

Help guide spectators, participants and vendors to their proper parking place. Two shifts available, 9am– 12pm and 12–3pm

Directional Supervisors

Cheer, help teams find their way along the race course and encourage participants in race. 11am– 2pm

Pirate Prompters

Assist youth teams be in the right place at the right time. Noon – 3 pm

What to Bring: Come prepared for Colorado weather (can be hot or cool), wear sun screen, bring water bottle and a portable chair. If you desire hours counted towards community service or volunteer hours, please bring sheet to be signed.


Volunteers provided: Besides the satisfaction of giving back to your community, you will be fed and will receive a cool event t-shirt!
Sign up for volunteering by contacting Karen via e-mail.

Longmont Turkey Trot

Saturday, November 8, 2014

Altona Middle School, 4600 Clover Basin Drive

Volunteer Check-in: 8am

Time Requested: 8am - 12pm noon

Positions:

All positions have the following age requirement: 16 without an adult, 14 and younger ages accepted with accompanying, supervising individual 16 years or older.

Water Tables

Responsibilities: Give out water to the runners.

Registration Table

Responsibilities: take day-of registrations, check-in pre-registered participants, give out tee-shirts and packets to race participants.

Course Marshals

Responsibilities: Cheer, provide directional guidance, and Encourage participants in race.

Location: Will be on race course in the vicinity of Altona Middle School and the greater area of south west Longmont.

What to Bring: Come prepared for Colorado weather (can be hot or cool), wear sun screen and bring water bottle. If you desire hours counted towards community service or volunteer hours, please bring sheet to be signed.


Volunteers receive:

Besides the satisfaction of giving back to your community by motivating and keeping the racers safe, you will be fed and will receive a cool event tee!

Look for the Volunteer Check-In Sign at Altona Middle School.

For further information and volunteer sign-up, contact Sara, (303) 774-4771, or e-mail.

Longmont Lights- Santa’s WorkshopLongmont Lights volunteers helping with Santa's Workshop

Friday, December 12, 2014

St Vrain Memorial Building, 700 Longs Peak Ave

Volunteer Check-in:4:30pm
Time Requested: 5pm-8:30pm
Positions Available: Lead and assist kids and parents with fun crafts and activities.
Contact: Terri (303) 774-4694 or e-mail.

CARA Swim Meet

Sunday, December TBA

Centennial Pool, 1201 Alpine St
Time Requested
: 7:30am- 11:30am
Positions Available: Timer- time the swim events; Runner- move the swim event cards from the timers the to ribbon table; Heater- organize the swim event cards into heats and lanes; Seater- give the kids their swim event cards and put them in their respective lanes.
Contact: Sara (303) 774-4771 or e-mail.

Sandstone Ranch Visitors Center Volunteers

Have passion for the preservation of our natural open spaces?
Have passion for and/or knowledge of early Longmont and Colorado history?
Enjoy sharing your knowledge of settler's life, including farming, ranching, Mining, home life and social activities?
Enjoy a quiet, serene natural work area?
Appreciate the natural beauty of rock formations and natural vegetation?
Delight in seeing eagles, foxes, deer and other wildlife in their natural habitat right outside the window?
Interacting with the public?
Desire to become more involved in the community?
If you answered yes to any of the above questions and are 16 years or older, being a Sandstone Ranch volunteer ambassador may be just right for you.

Contact: Sue (303) 774-4757 or e-mail

 

Last updated 4/21/14 by S. Dabney (303) 774-4827

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