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Volunteer Opportunities

All current Volunteer Opportunities can be found here! If you don’t see an opportunity listed that you would like to volunteer for, or if you have any questions, please contact the Volunteer Coordinator at 303-370-2712.

Keep in mind that any DDS activities require the Becoming a Community Advocate training.

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Sign up here for any of the below opportunities!

Virtual/At Home Opportunities:

  • Administrative: DMV Appreciation Month is in September! Did you know that 99% of the people who say Yes to organ, eye and tissue donation in Colorado and Wyoming do so at their local driver license office? We need your help to say THANK YOU to the DMV staff who ask the donation question every day and register people to give the gift of life. Help us show our appreciation in September for National DMV Appreciation Month! Consider signing up for this opportunity to write a “thank you” card, share your story in a short letter or ever a colored picture from kids or grandkids! The DMV staff love hearing from you! Once you sign up, instructions for participation will be e-mailed to you.

Metropolitan Denver Opportunities:

  • DDS: 500th Heart Transplant Celebration by Children’s Hospital Colorado. We are looking for two Advocates to help celebrate this amazing milestone with Children’s Hospital Colorado! We’ll have a table set up at the celebration to educate and inspire participants to join the donor registry. This event takes place at the Denver Zoo, 2300 Steele Street in Denver.
    • Saturday, August 27, 9:45am-1:15pm
  • DDS: PH in the Park. 2022 marks the 13th year of the pulmonary hypertension collaborative fundraiser with the University of Colorado Denver, Children’s Hospital Colorado and PHA. This event, a 5k run/walk for community awareness, will take place in City Park in Denver. We are looking for two Advocates to help staff a DDS table.
    • Sunday, August 28th, 7:45am-12:00pm
  • DDS: Denver Kidney Walk. The National Kidney Foundation is hosting the Denver Kidney Walk in City Park on Sunday, October 2nd. We are looking for a few Advocates to help us staff a DDS table to educate and inspire the community to sign up as organ, eye and tissue donors. This event will take in City Park in Denver, CO.
    • Sunday, October 2, 7:00am-12:00pm

Southern Colorado Opportunities:

  • DDS: Rocky Mountain Vibes Baseball Game. We are sponsoring the Rocky Mountain Vibes Baseball Night on Saturday, September 10th. We are looking for two Advocates to help staff a DDS at the game to educate and inspire the community to join the donor registry. This event will take place in Colorado Springs, CO.
    • Saturday, September 10th, 5:00pm-8:00pm (we will close the DDS after the 2nd inning & then you’re free to enjoy the game!)
  • DDS: Southern Colorado Kidney Walk. The National Kidney Foundation is hosting one of their kidney walks in Southern Colorado on the morning of Sunday, September 25th at Memorial Park in Colorado Springs. We are looking for two Advocates to help staff a DDS table and educate and inspire the community to sign up as organ, eye and tissue donors.
    • Sunday, September 25, 7:00am-12:00pm
  • DDS: Cool Science Carnival. Join us for Cool Science Carnival Day at UCCS! This is a whole day for kids (primarily K-8th, but lots of fun for all ages), featuring a wide variety of demonstration shows, performances, lab tours and hands on exhibits and activities spotlighting all aspects of STEAM. This event takes place at UCCS, 1420 Austin Bluffs Parkway, Colorado Springs, CO 80918.
    • Shift 1: Saturday, October 1, 9:30am-1:00pm
    • Shift 2: Saturday, October 1, 1:00pm-4:30pm
  • DDS: 2022 Colorado Springs Walk Like MADD. Walk Like MADD is MADD’s fundraising event to help them raise both awareness and funds to eliminate drunk and drugged driving. This event attracts a broad audience and this year they expect many people. Donate Life Colorado is excited to be able to have a booth to educate walkers about organ, eye and tissue donation and transplantation. This event will take place at UCCS, 1420 Austin Bluffs Parkway, Colorado Springs, CO 80918.
    • Saturday, October 8th, approximately 8am-12pm (shift time may vary a little as the event details are sent out, but no more than 30 minutes or so).

Northern Colorado Opportunities:

  • DDS: Northern Colorado Walk Like MADD. Walk Like MADD will take place on Saturday, August 27th at Boardwalk Park at Windsor Lake in Windsor. The Walk Like MADD event is their fundraising event to help them raise awareness and funds to eliminate drunk and drugged driving. This event attracts a broad audience and this year they expect many people! Donate Life Colorado is excited to be able to have a booth to educate walkers about organ, eye and tissue donation and transplantation.
    • Saturday, August 27, 8:00am-12:00pm

Western Slope/Grand Junction:

  • No current opportunities. Call Mandy to initiate an event!

Wyoming Opportunities:

  • Administrative: Storage & Inventory Help. Do you have great organizational skills? Good with inventory and storage? We need your help with our Casper office event supplies. Our storage unit is in the basement of our office building. From community event supplies, to Driver Services supplies for Donor Alliance programs in Wyoming, we have it all! We are looking for an Advocate who would like to help us be more efficient by organizing our supplies and storage. We also need to inventory supplies as organization takes place. Although this administrative task is behind the scenes, helping in this way helps us in a large way. The dates and times of this opportunity are flexible.
  • DDS: UW v. San Jose State University Football Game. This year, as part of our partnership with UW, we will have a DDS table in the Pepsi Pre-Game Zone. We are looking for 1-2 Advocates to staff our DDS table and share their stories with game attendees, register those interested (on provided iPad or on attendees personal smartphone) and educate the public on the facts of donation. Game kickoff is at 5:30pm. Join us for this fun event to connect with thousands of Cowboy fans from around the state! This event will take place at Jonah Field at War Memorial Stadium in Laramie, WY.
    • Saturday, October 1, 3:00pm-6:00pm

To sign up for any of the above activities, please click here!

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