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Get involved: Routt County volunteer opportunities

Holidays in the Rockies market
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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

  • Holidays in the Rockies, to be held Saturday, Dec. 7 at Strawberry Park Elementary School, is in need of volunteers to help with setup, kids’ craft area, lunch deliveries to vendors and more at the holiday market. Contact or call 970-879-9008 with interest.

Time-sensitive volunteer opportunities

  • Community Thanksgiving Dinner is looking for food donations of mashed potatoes, cooked turkeys, mashed sweet potatoes and green bean casserole to be delivered cooked and hot between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. at the Steamboat Springs Community Center. Sign up at or call 970-879-5605.
  • Holiday Exchange Market is searching for volunteers to help set up on Dec. 13 and work the market on Dec. 14. Sign up at or call Amy at 970-879-5605.
  • Volunteers are needed to ring bells at City Market or Safeway on weekends between Black Friday and Christmas, as well as the week before Christmas. All of the money raised will be allocated to health and crisis services in Routt County. One-hour time slots are available starting at 10:30 a.m. Great for groups to block out the whole day. Go to to sign up or call 970-879-5605 for more information.

Ongoing volunteer opportunities

  • The Community Ag Alliance Market is seeking volunteers for help with pre-orders, walk-in traffic, keeping displays attractive and learning simple market software to take orders and collect payments. Market days are on Fridays and all-day hours are available. Contact Shirl Cox at 970-879-4370 or
  • Volunteering with STARS is a fun and rewarding experience that is a great way to give back to the community. Volunteers will work one-on-one with individuals with disabilities, helping them participate in the outdoors. Volunteers teach adaptive ski, snowboard, snow bike lessons during the winter and assist with summer camps and therapeutic horseback riding in the summer. To fill out an application for volunteering, go to the “Get Involved” tab at

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