Get involved: Routt County volunteer opportunities |

Get involved: Routt County volunteer opportunities

Teen Director Meghan Barrett, left, plays a game of Clue with Kendall Gibson, Molly Teachout and Kelbi Schwartz inside the new Teen Center at the Boys & Girls Club of Steamboat located on Eighth Street between Pine and Aspen streets. The Steamboat club celebrates its 10th birthday this summer.
Frances Hohl

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

  • Boys and Girls Club of Steamboat needs volunteers to read with children. Contact Kristen at or call 970-871-3185 for more information.

Time-sensitive volunteer opportunities

  • Opera Steamboat is looking for volunteers on Aug. 20 to help with the end of its Summer Festival. Contact or call 704-996-2518 if interested.
  • Northwest Colorado Center for Independence is looking for volunteers to help with its annual fundraising event, Hungry For Independence, on Aug. 24. Various volunteer roles are available, including event set-up, clean-up, kitchen help and servers. Contact Collette at or call 970-620-1195 to get involved.
  • Northwest Colorado Health is looking for volunteers to help with the Emerald Mountain Running Series Race the morning of Sept. 21. Call Kyleigh at 970-871-7609 or email

Ongoing volunteer opportunities

  • Partners in Routt County needs volunteer Senior Partners for its Youth Mentoring Program. Contact or call 970-879-6141 for more information.
  • Horizons in Routt County is seeking volunteers. People who receive services from Horizons are looking to spend more time in the community. Whether it be a cup of coffee or cheering on the home team, weekly one-hour outings will impact their lives and the lives of volunteers. Activities are structured around volunteers’ availability and shared interests. Call Tommy at 970-879-4466 for more information.

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