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Volunteer for OSMP

Volunteer for OSMP

City of Boulder, Open Space and Mountain Parks Volunteer Program

Open Space and Mountain Parks (OSMP) Volunteer Services provides programs, projects, and events to community members and organizations year-round. OSMP connects with the community through offering many opportunities for people to give back to the land in meaningful ways. In recognition of the benefits of community involvement and engagement, and in coordination with the City of Boulder’s broader volunteer initiatives, Open Space and Mountain Parks is a member of the City of Boulder Volunteer Cooperative and offers several year-round volunteer opportunities to community members and organizations looking to give back in meaningful ways.

Become a Project Volunteer

Project volunteers participate in one-day or multi-day, on-the-ground service learning projects. Volunteer opportunities are available to corporations, schools, organizations, youth groups and colleges. Developed from work group priorities, OSMP offers: restoration, trail building, agriculture, ditch maintenance, vegetation management, forestry projects, seed collections. We look forward to working with you!

Register for One-Day Projects.

Become a Program Volunteer

Program volunteers assist the department annually in carrying out its mission and goals by committing to seasonal and long term assignments. Program volunteers are Trail Guides/Park Patrollers, Raptor and Bat Wildlife Monitors, Rare Plant Monitors, Volunteer Naturalists who lead interpretative hikes, Flagstaff Nature Center Hosts, and more. Become a program volunteer today and join an esteemed team of volunteers that are essential to the success of these programs.

View the programs we are offering and fill out an application.


OSMP’s Volunteer Coordinators appreciate your dedication and commitment from the community. Thank you for becoming a volunteer!

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