Get Involved: Routt County volunteer opportunities |

Get Involved: Routt County volunteer opportunities

Katie Henderson checks out a sunflower in one of the beds for the Community Cultivation Project. Community Cultivation, a program of the Yampa Valley Autism Program, is a horticulture program for youths with disabilities or a part of at-risk populations.
John F. Russell

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — The Steamboat Pilot & Today has partnered with Routt County United Way to offer a listing of volunteer opportunities across Routt County. For a complete list of volunteer opportunities and more information, visit

Featured volunteer opportunity

  • Yampa Valley Autism Program needs volunteers for their GrowDome community cultivation project. The project is led by the program’s youth. Call Lisa at 970-846-1519 to volunteer

Time-sensitive volunteer opportunities

  • Partners in Routt County needs volunteers for the fourth annual Steamboat Amazing Race on Saturday, June 22. The fundraising event features teams racing around Steamboat to complete challenges and concludes with a post-race party at Slopeside Grill. Volunteers are needed at race central and one of the challenge sites. Contact Maura at or 970-879-6141, ext 300. 
  • Casey’s Pond Senior Living is in need of used smartphones to use as individualized music players for residents. Drop off phones at the concierge desk. Contact Cathy at or 970-457-4874 for questions.
  • Northwest Colorado Health needs special event and fundraising volunteers for upcoming events such as the Hospice Rubber Ducky Race in August and the Running Series race in September. Contact Kyleigh Lawler at 970-871-7609 or
  • Young Tracks Preschool needs quarterly help deep cleaning the inside of their building. Cleaning takes 2 to 4 hours. Contact Kim at or 970-879-5790.

Ongoing volunteer opportunities

  • Boys & Girls Club of Steamboat Springs is in need of volunteers to read to and with children. If interested, contact Kristen at or 970-871-3185.
  • Horizons Specialized Services in Routt County is seeking volunteers to spend time with gregarious people who receive services from Horizons in our community. Four activities are structured around availability and shared interests. Call 879-4466 to find out more.

Support Local Journalism

Support Local Journalism

Readers around Steamboat and Routt County make the Steamboat Pilot & Today’s work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.

Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.

Each donation will be used exclusively for the development and creation of increased news coverage.


Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.

User Legend: iconModerator iconTrusted User