Spring/Summer Volunteer Opportunities

Click on the link below to open the volunteer application. Note - there are two seperate applications. One for metro-Denver volunteer opportunities and one for Winter Park based volunteer opportunities.

Therapeutic Horseback Riding Volunteers

Catch, groom, tack, play recreational games or, take your participant on the ride of his/her life! Our volunteers play an integral role for our participants, providing support, encouragement and enthusiasm throughout the lesson.

Dates: June-September

Locations: YMCA of the Rockies and Snow Mountain Ranch

Resort Activities

Spend a day exploring the base area activities at Winter Park Resort. You and your participant will have the opportunity to ride the longest alpine slide in Colorado, get lost in the giant human maze, spring to the sky with the leaps and bounds bungee and more!

Dates: June-September

Location: Winter Park Resort


Spend your morning riding tandem, or alongside a hand crank bicycle. In the afternoon take a hike, stop and relax on a rock, identify birds and wildflowers with your participant and enjoy the fresh mountain air.

Dates: June-September

Locations: Winter Park area

White Water Rafting/Kayaking/Canoeing

White Water Rafting/Kayaking
There’s no greater metaphor for life than being on the river. Grab a paddle and join the team! Volunteers get the full river experience, from water fights to paddling through rapids.

Dates: May-September

Location: Upper Colorado River

Let your cares float away as you and your participant enjoy a peaceful afternoon on a serene mountain lake. Test your paddles, explore the water and let the beauty of nature engulf you.

Dates: June-September

Locations: Various Front Range Lakes/Reservoirs, Grand County

Rock Climbing

Our adaptive rock climbing program provides something for everyone. Our certified instructors make it happen any way possible. You will be amazed at what takes place during these lessons.

Dates: April through October
Call the Volunteer Office for specific dates.

Location: Eldorado Canyon State Park and Clear Creek Canyon


Spend one or all days and nights with our diverse group of campers. You will gain new appreciation for all of the doing and learning that will take place outdoors. During our experiential camps you will be busy cooking, prepping, horseback riding, rafting, canoeing and tending to the campfire with our participants. Besides, everything tastes better when you are camping.

Dates: Call the Volunteer Office for specific dates.

Location: Winter Park

Ability Clinic Volunteers

Colorado Avalanche Hockey Clinic
Colorado Mammoth Lacrosse Clinic
Colorado Rapids Soccer Clinic
Denver Broncos Football Clinic
Colorado Rockies Baseball Clinic