Volunteer Opportunities

Our volunteers annually give over 9,500 hours to assist the Erie Parks and Recreation Department successfully host special events, coach youth sports, assist with Active Adult programs and help keep our Town parks and open spaces beautiful.

Erie Parks and Recreation's volunteer needs will only continue to grow in 2016 and beyond so volunteers for any of the events below are welcomed!


Active Adults


  • Special Events
  • Lunch Program
  • Drop-In Activity Leader
  • Class Instructor
  • Softball and Volleyball Team Captain
Contact Cindy Hickman at 303.926.2795. 


Special Events 

Contact Karinne Monn at 303.926.2558 if interested in volunteering for Parks & Recreation Special Events. 


Youth Sports Coaches

Head coaches must be 18 or older, assistant coaches must be 16+.
  • Basketball
  • Soccer
  • Softball/Baseball
  • Flag Football
  • Volleyball
Contact Mollie Gunter at 303.926.2794


Volunteer Incentive Program


As an incentive to volunteers and a big thank you to all of the dedicated volunteers, click here to view the Volunteer Incentive Program offerings.  


 Looking for Additional Opportunities? 


 Organization Address Phone Minimum Age Duties
Arts Coalition of Erie 625 Pierce Street
Erie, CO 80516
 303-828-1429  
  • Special Events
  • Ground/Property Maintenance
  • Front Desk 
Erie Chamber of Commerce*  235 Wells Street
Erie, CO 80516
 303-828-3440 14
  • Special Events
  • 18+ Needed to Serve Alcohol at Concerts 
Erie Community Food Bank 635 Pierce Street
Erie, CO 80516
720-3838-4865 Any
  • Shelving/Sorting Food Items
  • Unloading Donations
  • Stocking Items
  • Weighing Food
  • Record Keeping 
Erie Community Library 400 Powers
Street
Erie, CO 80516
 720-685-5200 16
Under 16 must be accompanied by an adult
  •  Returning Reading Material to Shelves
  • Assist with Summer Reading Program
  • Special Events
  • Craft Project Preparation
  • Computer Tasks
 Erie Uplink PO Box 1424
Erie, CO 80516
 erieuplink@earthlink.net  
  • Make seasonal crafts/notes
  • Pack Tiger Packs
  • Pick up food
  • Sort Donations
Good Samaritan Hospital 200 Exempla Circle
Lafayette, CO 80516
303-689-5800  14
  •  Floor Host
  • Visit Patients with Therapy Dogs
  • Clerical/Other Support Tasks 
  • Assist at Welcome Desk
  • Raise Funds in Gift Shop.
Longmont Humane Society 9595 Nelson Road
Longmont, CO 80501
 303-772-1232
  • 8-12 accompanied by adult
  • 13-18 (18 still in high school)
  •  Working in Dog TLC
  • Junior Animal Care Assistant
  • Variety of Promotional Programs
Luvin Arms 3470 County Road 7
Erie, CO 80516
720-515-8577  
  • Tour guide
  • Visitor Center Attendant
  • Property Maintenance
  • Outreach Events
  • Office/Special Projects
Sister Carmen Community Center 655 Aspen Ridge Drive
Lafayette, CO 80026
 303-665-4342 x 142
  • 14
  • Under 14 must be accompanied by adult

  • Food Bank: Sort Food and Stock Shelves
  • Thrift Store: Organize, Sort and Price
  • Community Garden: Maintain Organic Garden
  • Clerical Support: Front Desk Host and Data Entry