The Park People
Friday, December 8, 2023
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Volunteer with Us

The Park People offers many opportunities to get involved. Help plant trees.  Take on a leadership role or serve as support. Shape our efforts as part of a strategic committee. And more...

  • Listed below you will also find some of our on-going and one of a kind opportunities. We invite you to bring your talents, skills, and creativity - we likely have a role for you, and we'd love to help you find a match for your interests!
  • Need community service hours? Contact us, noting the number of hours you need and by when.
  • Looking for a group volunteer opportunity? Consider our Mile High Tree Champions program or contact us to discuss!

To get involved, complete and submit our Volunteer Application. If listed, review, sign and submit the volunteer role description for the position(s) that interest you. Email completed and signed materials to

We look forward to having you join our wonderful team of volunteers who make our work possible!

Common Volunteer Opportunities

Administrative Assistant (Office or Home) - Help with administrative and program tasks in The Park People office or at home.  Play a critical role in serving the interests of Denver residents.  Click to view the Administrative Assistant Role Description.

Community Forester - Become a knowledgeable steward of Denver's urban forest. You'll learn proper tree care from Denver's experts and hone your skills in stewardship projects throughout the city. Click here to learn more about the Community Forester training program.

Event/Development Volunteer - Help prepare for events hosted by The Park People and expand sponsor and vendor relationships.  Help us take good care of our volunteers! Click to view the Event/Development Volunteer Role Description.

Grant Researcher (remote) - Support the foundation of our work... Help find the essential funding that makes our work possible!  Research grant opportunities to support the programs, activities, and capacity of The Park People.  Help update our spreadsheet of funding opportunities, find new ones, and identify well-matched opportunities and prospective sponsors/funders.  This remote work consists of online research.  We looking for a thoughtful, organized, and detail-oriented volunteer who can help with this critical work.  Experience with grants/grant research is helpful but not required. 

Neighborhood Ambassador - Share your excitement about trees with your neighbors or other Denver residents. Canvass the neighborhood to alert residents about our free and low-cost yard and street trees. Table at fairs and festivals or speak at neighborhood meetings to teach others the many benefits offered by trees.

Photographer/Videographer - Capture compelling images and footage that show the impact of our work. This is a volunteer position or internship. Click here to view the Photographer/Videographer Associate Role Description.

Social Media / Digital Marketing Associate - Help us keep our social fun, fresh, and informative. The Park People currently uses Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. This is a volunteer position or internship. Click here to view the Social Media / Digital Marketing Associate Role Description.





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