Get Involved: Routt County volunteer opportunities |

Get Involved: Routt County volunteer opportunities

Matt Geraci and Tim won the Best Sportsmanship Award at the Partners Amazing Race event.

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

  • Partners in Routt County needs volunteers for the fourth annual Steamboat Amazing Race on Saturday, June 22. This fundraising event, features teams of two racing around the mountain and town tackling Steamboat-themed challenges. The event concludes with a post-race party at Slopeside. Volunteers are needed to lend a hand at race central or to help run one of the challenge sites. Contact Maura at or 970-879-6141, ext 300.

Time-sensitive volunteer opportunities

  • Volunteers are needed at the Steamboat Lake Triathlon on July 28. Volunteers will be placed on the swim, bike or run course, helping in the transition area or at the finish line. Shifts will last no more than 4 to 5 hours. Reach out to to volunteer. 
  • Yampa Valley Autism Program needs volunteers for their GrowDome community cultivation project. This program is led by program youth, and they would love some volunteers for the summer. Call Lisa at 970-846-1519 to get involved.
  • Integrated Community needs volunteer once per week for one hour working with someone who wants to improve their English. Pairs typically meet at Bud Werner Memorial Library each week. Contact Jerry at
  • Routt County Humane Society needs volunteers to help clean shelter kennels, morning and weekend hours available. Visit to apply for volunteer openings or call 970-879-7247 for details.

Ongoing volunteer opportunities

  • Advocates of Routt County is in need of agency volunteers to help support office staff and support duties, including organizing, filing and computer work. Contact Marnie at or 970-879-2034.
  • Routt County Council on Aging needs volunteers one day per month to help senior citizens with home projects. Projects may include things such as changing light bulbs, moving items to lower shelves, changing smoke detector batteries and tasks involving staying safe in one’s home. Tasks are fairly light in nature and should take about one hour to complete. Contact April at or stop by the office at the Steamboat Community Center, 1597 Lincoln Ave., for more details.

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