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Volunteering for the Accessible Parking Program

About The Program

People interested in volunteering for the APP are encouraged to learn about the program, application process, and qualification requirements.

Purpose

  1. To prevent the unauthorized use of accessible parking spaces by promoting community awareness.
  2. Augment enforcement eorts of Denver Right of Way Enforcement (ROWE) and the Denver Police Department (DPD) in providing education and enforcement on laws pertaining to parking for persons with mobility issues.
  3. To enforce compliance with sec. 54-405 of the Denver Ordinance in o-street parking lots, through theCity of Denver, through the issuance of citations and educating the public on regulations governing parking for persons with mobility impairment.
     

Mission Statement

The Accessible Parking Program is dedicated to improving accessible parking to individuals with mobility impairments in the City & County of Denver through education and enforcement in a community partnership based program.
 

Volunteer Benefits

  • Enrich your life by protecting the rights to accessible parking
  • Advocate for the community
  • Learn and develop new skills
  • Career exploration
  • Network and meet new people
  • Build self-esteem and self-condence
  • Shake up your routine
  • Sense of achievement and motivation
  • See direct impact of your actions
  • Enhance your resume


How to Apply

To apply, please complete the forms, below:

Expectations & Qualifications

  • Be 21+ and a Denver resident
  • Have a completed application on file with the Program Administrator
  • Complete/pass a suitability interview − This is an informal interview, designed to make sure you are getting the return that will best benefit you and the program
  • Pass an initial screening, as well as background, criminal history, and motor vehicle check
  • Have an appointment as Code Enforcement Commissioner from the Manager of Safety
  • Must possess a valid Colorado driver’s license and access to a personal vehicle
  • Carry the minimum car insurance required by Colorado State Law
  • Must possess a mobile phone
  • Must serve without expectation of pay or reimbursement for any expenses incurred
  • Must successfully complete classroom and field training and any refresher classes that may be offered 
  • Dedicate a minimum of 12 hours of volunteer time per calendar year to include 1 special assignment
  • Maintain a detailed activity log during volunteer time for full 2-year commitment
 

 

 

Message From The Program Administrator

Everybody can be great. Because anybody can serve. You don't have to have a college degree to serve. You don't have to make your subject and your verb agree to serve.... You don't have to know the second theory of thermodynamics in physics to serve. You only need a heart full of grace. A soul generated by love.
~Martin Luther King, Jr.

Thanks for your interest in volunteering. To give one’s valuable time and talent for a good cause without seeking reward is an act of selessness. It gives you a special feeling undeniably and will enrich the overall quality of life to the disabled community and older adults living in and frequenting business establishments in Denver.

To all the volunteers who are or have given their time to the Accessible Parking Program your commitment, your quality of service to this great city of Denver is greatly appreciated and is invaluable. From the bottom of my heart I thank you for sharing your goodness and works and for being an inspiration to us all!

Sincerely,

Debra Gomez, Operations Coordinator

Contact Us

For questions and concerns:

Debra Gomez 
201 W. Colfax Avenue, Dept. 706 
Denver, CO 80202
accessibleparking@denvergov.org

Phone:(720) 913-8482
Fax: 720.913.1804
TTY: (720) 913-8475