Winter Season

Winter Season: October through April

Winter Season Volunteer Positions:

Breakfast Cook
  • Work with a team of volunteers to prepare and serve breakfast for approximately 130 individuals.
  • 5:30 - 7:30am, Monday through Friday
  • This role is generally filled by volunteers who commit to coming in one time per week or once every other week.
  • This position can be filled by youth volunteers accompanied by a parent/guardian.
Dorm Supply
  • Support shelter staff by distributing items to residents that meet their basic needs (hygeine items, over the counter medications, linens) and assisting residents in making appointments with service providers (mental health therapist, medical staff, resource specialists, etc.). Additional tasks include answering the phone, recording wake up calls, distributing mail, and sorting donations.
  • There are three shifts a day: 6:00 - 8:00am, 5:00 - 7:00pm, 6:45 - 8:45pm, seven days a week
  • This role is generally filled by volunteers who commit to coming in one time per week or once every other week
  • This position can be filled by youth volunteers accompanied by a parent/guardian.
Staff Assistant
  • Support shelter staff during nightly resident intake by assisting new residents with demographic forms, giving tours of the building, answering phone calls, receiving donations, and other duties as needed.
  • 5:00 - 7:00pm, seven days a week
  • This role is generally filled by volunteers who commit to coming in one time per week or once every other week
Intake Assistant

● Support shelter staff during nightly resident intake by providing information about shelter services and resident access to the bathroom and locker room.

● This position is outside, in a covered location

● 5:00 - 7:00pm, seven days a week

● This role is generally filled by volunteers who commit to coming in one time per week or once every other week

Boulder County Cares

● Boulder County Cares (BCC) is the street outreach program of the Boulder Shelter. For more information, visit the BCC page.


Interested in Summer Season?

Summer Season runs May through September.

Summer Volunteer Positions

Click here for more information about volunteering at Boulder Shelter for the Homeless.