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 so volunteers for any of the activities/events below are welcomed!

Active Adults

  • Special Events
  • Lunch Program
  • Drop-In Activity Leader
  • Class Instructor
  • Softball and Volleyball Team Captain

Email Cindy Hickman or call 303.926.2795.

Boy and Girl Scout Projects

The Town of Erie welcomes the opportunity to work with local scouts who need to coordinate a service project to fulfill the requirements of their perspective organizations.

If you are interested in coordinating a service project within the Town of Erie, please contact Luke Bolinger, Community Partnership & Special Projects Manager at (303) 926-2796.

Be prepared to provide the following information:

  • General project description
  • Project timeline
  • Estimated project cost
  • Benefits of the project to the community and its residents

Special Events

Email Brandon Grasmick or call 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 or older.

  • Basketball
  • Soccer
  • Softball/Baseball
  • Flag Football
  • Volleyball

Email Mollie Gunter or call 303.926.2794

Volunteer Incentive Program

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

 Looking for Additional Opportunities? 
OrganizationAddressPhoneMinimum AgeDuties
Arts Coalition of Erie625 Pierce Street
Erie, CO 80516
  • Special Events
  • Ground/Property Maintenance
  • Front Desk
Erie Chamber of Commerce*235 Wells Street
Erie, CO 80516
  • Special Events
  • 18 and older Needed to Serve Alcohol at Concerts
Erie Community Food Bank635 Pierce Street
Erie, CO 80516
  • Shelving/Sorting Food Items
  • Unloading Donations
  • Stocking Items
  • Weighing Food
  • Record Keeping
Erie Community Library400 Powers
Stre et
Erie, CO 80516
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 UplinkPO Box 1424
Erie, CO 80516
Email Erie UplinkN/A
  • Make seasonal crafts/notes
  • Pack Tiger Packs
  • Pick up food
  • Sort Donations
Good Samaritan Hospital200 Exempla Circle
Lafayette, CO 80516
  • Floor Host
  • Visit Patients with Therapy Dogs
  • Clerical/Other Support Tasks
  • Assist at Welcome Desk
  • Raise Funds in Gift Shop.
Longmont Humane Society9595 Nelson Road
Longmont, CO 80501
  • 8 to 12 accompanied by adult
  • 13 to 18 (18 still in high school)
  • Working in Dog TLC
  • Junior Animal Care Assistant
  • Variety of Promotional Programs
Luvin Arms3470 County Road 7
Erie, CO 80516
  • Tour guide
  • Visitor Center Attendant
  • Property Maintenance
  • Outreach Events
  • Office/Special Projects
Sister Carmen Community Center655 Aspen Ridge Drive
Lafayette, CO 80026
303-665-4342, ext. 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