Get involved: Routt County volunteer opportunities |

Get involved: Routt County volunteer opportunities

LiftUp Routt County is seeking volunteers for their food bank. (Photo by John F. Russell)

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Steamboat Pilot & Today partnered with the 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

  • LiftUp of Routt County has urgent opportunities to volunteer in the food bank, donation center and thrift store. The tasks range from organizing products, assisting customers, sorting donations and picking produce. Email

Time-sensitive volunteer opportunities

  • Yampatika needs volunteers to support the naturalist outdoor education programs. No experience or environmental credentials required. Volunteer training is provided on Dec. 3rd or 5th, and volunteer sign-ups can be found at
  • Northwest Colorado Health needs volunteers to donate soups and baked goods for the Celebration of Light event from 5 to 7p.m. Dec. 6 at the Rollingstone Respite House. Please contact Kyleigh Lawyer at 970-871-7609 or
  • Routt County United Way is organizing bell ringing over the holidays to raise money for health and crisis services for programs in Routt County.. It’s a great opportunity for families or groups to spread cheer and raise money for the community. Call 970-879-5605 or email to get involved. Volunteers and gift donations are needed for the Holiday Exchange Market, whihc provides winter clothes and gifts to families in need. Call 970-879-5605 to learn how to get involved.
  • Steamboat Creates needs volunteers to do outreach for Colorado Gives Day Dec.r 3 and 4. Volunteers will do outreach to ensure all arts flourish in Steamboat Springs. Email Sylvie at or call 970-879-9008 to volunteer.

Ongoing Opportunities

  • Sk8 Church needs friendly volunteers to work at the front desk during after school hours. Call 970-879-2222, email or stop by Sk8 Church to get involved.
  • Integrated Community needs volunteer study friends and English tutors for English learners of all ages. Contact Jerry at or stop by 443 Oak St.
  • Routt County Humane Society has urgent needs for dog walkers and kennel cleaners, morning and weekend hours. Visit to apply for volunteer openings.
  • Young Tracks Preschool and Childcare Center needs volunteers to help with interior facility cleaning. Quarterly deep cleanings will include scrubbing walls, chairs and tables. This can be a group project for up to 6 people and is suitable for youth and adult volunteers. Call Kim at 970-879-5790.

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