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Parks and Recreation Volunteer Opportunities

Prep the Rez volunteer project

Upcoming Opportunities

Invasive Species Removal With Can'd Aid

Volunteers can choose between two project opportunities - helping remove invasive teasel from the natural area surrounding the Boulder Reservoir or helping with landscaping maintenance tasks at the Boulder Reservoir. Social distancing and masking will be enforced at this event and registration for this event is required.

Learn more about Can'd Aid!


Park Champs: Give Back To Your Local Park!

We need your help now more than ever to keep community parks and public spaces beautiful and clean for recreation: Become a Park Champ and care for a site you adopt.

The tasks for each site differ but may include weeding, invasive species removal, trail maintenance, graffiti removal, etc. Park Champ FAQs pdf

Natural Lands Outreach Volunteer Program

The Natural Lands Outreach Volunteer Program is a NEW this year. Participants in this program volunteer to host an outreach table to welcome and educate visitors at the 55th Street Trailhead and Coot Lake Trailhead. Or, volunteers can walk the path that runs from Coot Lake to the north shores of the Boulder Reservoir and record the use at these natural areas. These positions will both inform our management decisions and teach visitors about this location. 

Interested volunteers must fill out an application to be interviewed for this position. Virtual training will be provided for anyone who is accepted into this volunteer program.

Group Volunteer Projects

If you would like us to design a project for your group of 25 or less, please compelte the Group Volunteer Application. 





More volunteer opportunities during the COVID-19 crisis

Become a Park Partner

BPR Park Partners are businesses, clubs, schools, scout groups and religious organizations that commit to volunteer for at least one Boulder Parks and Recreation project annually.

By becoming, a Park Partner your group can choose from projects that require manual labor or ones that connect directly with community members.

Thank you to our Park Partners!

Current Park Partners

Volunteer with the PLAY Boulder Foundation

The PLAY Boulder Foundation supports excellence in parks and recreation by mobilizing community support through education, philanthropy and advocacy. Volunteers are needed to help support their mission. Sign Up to Volunteer. Visit PLAY Boulder Foundation to learn more about their impact.