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Denver Employees Volunteer Opportunities (DEVO)

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  • Are you a Denver City Employee wanting to make a difference in our community?
  • Do you want to feel a greater sense of value and personal satisfaction?
  • Are you looking for ways you can help make Denver a better place to live?
  • Would you like to team up with co-workers, family members, and friends to get involved?

If you answered "yes" to any of these questions, then DEVO WANTS YOU!

DEVO offers city employees a unique opportunity to work on non-government, community based activities and projects.  DEVO is a GREAT way to give back to our community!  To our knowledge, no other city or county has anything like it.  Our mission is to establish and organize charitable volunteer opportunities for Denver City Employees and their families by promoting employee engagement while strengthening our community.  If you'd like to get involved and participate in one of our events please e-mail us at DEVO@DenverGov.org and follow us on Facebook for the latest information on upcoming events.

 

Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities

September 19th, 2017: Project Homeless Connect needs volunteers for this one-day event which offers families experiencing homelessness access to vital services such as housing services, resume workshops, clothing banks, veterens services, vision and health services.

September 23rd, 2017: The annual Graffiti Brush Off and Litter Clean Up needs volunteers of all ages to help pick up litter and paint out graffiti vandalism along the Federal Blvd corridor.

September 23rd - October 14th, 2017: Every Saturday morning volunteers will plant trees and flowers for Westwood residents for The Park People non-profit organization.  These trees will provide over $200,000 in community benefits including energy savings, carbon offsets, cleaner air and water, flood reduction, and enhanced property value.

October 1st - October 31st, 2017: Complete one pet-related Random Act of Kindness during the month of October and post about it on social media using the tags #ProjectPetRAK and #SavingDobermankind.  Every act of kindness will earn this local 501c(3) rescue much needed dog food!  Some ideas include buying an item for the person behind you in line at the store, donating blankets or towels to a local shelter, have a ball drive at your office to collect tennis balls for a local shelter, offer to walk your neighbor's dog, play with kittens or puppies at the local shelter.  

October 4th-9th and October 12th-15th: The U.S. Department of Energy challenges collegiate teams during the Energy Solar Decathlon to design and build full size, energy efficient, solar powered homes.  They are looking for greeters, visitor liaisons, docents, water delivery assistants, and registration volunteers to help in showcasing this unique competition.

October 5th-7th: Great American Beer Festival - Volunteer by wristbanding attendees and directing them through the Festival.  Two tickets to the 2018 GABF will be provided to each volunteer.  Please contact us early on at DEVO@denvergov.org to secure a volunteer spot as they do fill up quickly!