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Get involved: Routt County volunteer opportunities

UCHealth Yampa Valley Medical Center is in need of volunteers to help in their emergency department. (File photo)

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 routtcountyunitedway.org.

Featured volunteer opportunity

  • UCHealth Yampa Valley Medical Center needs Help at Hand volunteers in the emergency department to support staff, patients and families who are admitted. Volunteers are needed during ski season, mid-December through March. Contact pegg.bowers@uchealth.org or 970-870-1146 if interested.

Time-sensitive volunteer opportunities

  • Routt County United Way needs volunteers and gift donations for the Holiday Exchange Market, which provides winter clothes and gifts to families in need. Sign up at routtcountyunitedway.org or call 970-879-5605 to learn how to get involved. Bell tringers are needed over the holidays to raise money for health and crisis services for programs in Routt County. This a great opportunity for families or groups to spread cheer and raise money for the community. Call 970-879-5605 or email amber@routtcountyunitedway.org to get involved.
  • Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club needs volunteers for the Nordic Combined Continental Cup at Howelsen Hill Dec. 14 to 16. Go to sswsc.org to register to volunteer or email Kevin Sankey at ksanksswsc@gmail.com or Jill Brabec, Continental Cup volunteer coordinator, at jill@brabeclaw.com with questions.
  • Yampatika needs volunteers to support the naturalist outdoor education programs. No experience or environmental credentials are required. Volunteer training is provided, and volunteer sign ups can be found on yampatika.org.
  • Yampa Valley Sustainability Council and a graduate student from Western State Colorado University are seeking households in Routt County to participate in a food waste study to help guide feasibility of an industrial compost facility. Participants are asked to track their food waste for one week. Each residential participant will receive a City Market gift card. Email cameron.poole@western.edu if interested or call 970-871-9299.

Ongoing volunteer opportunities

  • Advocates of Routt County is in need of skilled volunteer help for repairs and handy work around the shelter. Volunteers must pass a background check. Contact Marnie at 970-879-2034 or marnie@advocatesrc.org.
  • Sk8 Church needs volunteers for the worship team. Call 970-879-2222, email amber@steamboatsk8church.com or stop by Sk8 Church to get involved. The volunteer application is also online at steamboatsk8church.com.
  • Integrated Community needs volunteer study friends and English tutors for English learners of all ages. Contact Jerry at educate@ciiccolorado.org or stop by 443 Oak St.
  • LiftUp needs Grocery Rescue volunteers to pick up food from grocery stores and bring it to the food bank. Volunteer shifts for this position are scheduled with the volunteer coordinator, fill out an application online or contact 970-870-0727 or email volunteer@liftuprc.org.

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