Starting Jan. 1, the minimum wage in unincorporated Boulder County is $15.69/hour.

A partir del 1 de enero, el salario mínimo local en la zona no incorporada del condado de Boulder será de $15.69/hora.

Volunteer Opportunity

Left Hand Outdoor Challenge Program Leader

Opportunity Type: Ongoing Volunteer Opportunity
Department: Parks & Open Space
Category: Open Space, Environment, and Gardening
Time Commitment & Minimum Age: Attend at least 50 percent of all activities from September through May. Must be at least 21 years of age.
Program Summary:

The Left Hand Outdoor Challenge encourages young adults to become stewards of our public lands. Innovative monthly challenges hosted by Boulder County Parks & Open Space staff and volunteer program leaders will expose participants to a variety of outdoor careers and resource management issues.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Build strong mentor relationships with participants; limited to Left hand Outdoor Challenge events, meetings and activities.
  • Teach and monitor participant involvement in a variety of natural and cultural resource management topics relating to Boulder County Parks & Open Space.
  • Assist in monthly challenges that explore resource management concepts, stewardship skills, outdoor ethics, service learning and leadership.
  • Support Boulder County Parks & Open Space staff in the direction and implementation of program responsibilities.
Qualifications and Requirements:
  • Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Pass a criminal background check.
  • Show a willingness to be involved in outdoor activities, volunteer service and environmental stewardship.
  • Complete an interview process and pass a background check.
  • Be open to building professional mentor relationships with teen participants that support a positive team environment and contribute to the healthy development of the participants.
  • Must agree to limit their contact with participants to sanctioned program events, meetings and activities.
  • Attend at least 50 percent of all activities from September through May each year, including an orientation and program graduation.
  • Must adhere to Boulder County Parks & Open Space policies and procedures and submit to the direction of Boulder County Parks & Open Space staff.
Contact:

Sully Tun-Ake

Application Process:

This position is not accepting applications at this time. Please sign up for our monthly newsletter to receive information about upcoming volunteer opportunities at boco.org/VolunteerEmails.