As a non-profit organization, Rocky Mountain Youth Clinics depends on volunteers like you to support our work, especially as demand and patient-loads increase. We appreciate your interest in volunteering.
Below are volunteer opportunities that we are looking to fill:
Become a volunteer reader!
Do you have afternoons free and want to do some good for the children of Colorado? Rocky Mountain Youth Clinics would like volunteer readers to come to our clinics and read to our young patients while they wait for their appointments. Relive your favorite childhood stories while helping the children of Colorado fall in love with reading. Clinics are located in Denver, Aurora and Thornton. Must be 18 or older.
Summary of Position: Volunteer readers are an important part of the Reach Out and Read program. Readers engage children in clinic waiting rooms by reading aloud and model effective read aloud techniques for parents.
Reports to: Clinic Manager
Duties and Responsibilities: Encourage children to participate in read aloud activities • Read aloud in a way that illustrates effective techniques for parents • Assist clinics in maintaining a literacy-rich waiting area • May be asked to help with administrative duties if there are no children present • Encourage other activities such as arts and crafts or writing when not reading.
Skills and Qualifications • Experience with children is a plus! • Expected to maintain confidentiality of patients and families • Ability to work independently once trained • Spanish speakers and Spanish learners are encouraged! • Required to pass a background check • Must be at least 16 yrs old
Time Commitment: We require a time commitment of at least a two hour period twice a month.
Training: You will receive an orientation about RMYC and about Reach Out and Read.
Benefits • Bring the love, joy and fun of books to children • Option to gain experience coordinating book drives for clinics • Students can gain contact hours with children required by education programs
To Apply: Contact Amber Kelusky at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Helping with
- Picking up food from Food Bank of the Rockies and delivering to our Thornton Clinic
- Bagging food from the food bank for distribution to patients
- Volunteering at the Food Bank of the Rockies on behalf of Rocky Mountain Youth Clinics. (This can be done any time if you call the food bank directly at 303-371-9250).
- Event Coordination and fundraising support
If any of these opportunities interest you, please contact Amber Kelusky, Development Coordinator, at email@example.com or call 303.962.1517. All potential volunteers will be subject to a screening process including an interview, background check and orientation. Click here to download our
Volunteer Application to get started!
Thank you for your time and consideration!