Walker Ranch Living History Demonstrator
|Application or Registration Deadline:||12/01/2022|
|Opportunity Type:||Ongoing Volunteer Opportunity|
|Department:||Parks & Open Space|
|Category:||Open Space, Environment, and Gardening|
|Time Commitment & Minimum Age:||Volunteer a minimum of three special events or field trip programs per year. Must be at least 9 years old.|
Events take place at Walker Ranch Homestead, 7701 Flagstaff Mountain Road, approximately 7 miles west of Boulder.
Share the history of Boulder County at events hosted by Parks & Open Space. Visitors love to talk to volunteers and learn about what life was like on a working ranch in the late 1800s.
Volunteers dress in period costume to demonstrate daily chores of a working western ranch for school programs and special events at the Walker Ranch Homestead.
Training and costumes are provided.
|Duties and Responsibilities:||
Some of the activities you could demonstrate are cooking on a wood-burning stove, churning butter, making roof shingles, assisting the blacksmith, doing laundry the old-fashioned way, and historical games.
Must attend at least three Heritage Days and/or School Days events per year.
|Qualifications and Requirements:||
Volunteers ages 9 and older are welcome at Walker Ranch. Volunteers under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult parent/guardian during training and volunteer events.
New volunteers must attend trainings.
|Training Dates and Information:||
Two days of training are required. Dates are to be determined.
Volunteers over age 18 must pass a background check.
For more information, contact Sheryl Kippen at email@example.com or 303-776-8848
Application deadline is Dec. 1, 2022.
If you are an existing Parks & Open Space volunteer, please let Sheryl Kippen know that you would like to apply for the volunteer opportunity.