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Welcome to Aurora Volunteer Center! Visit our volunteer resource to easily find volunteer opportunities that match your interests and availability. To begin searching for volunteer opportunities, select Date Specific or Ongoing Opportunities from the options below. Check back often to find out how you can make a difference in your community. For more information, contact Jamie LaDuke at volunteer@auroragov.org or 303.739.7228.

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Featured Volunteer Opportunities

2016 History Day volunteers
Be a judge or contest volunteer for National History Day
The National History Day Regional Contest for Aurora Public Schools is on March 19, and volunteers are needed to judge projects, conduct event check-in, supervise hallways and mail packets. National History Day is a literacy and social studies program for middle and high school students, and over 200 students make it to the regional contest. Students produce projects in one of five categories: website, paper, documentary, exhibit or performance. It takes over 50 judges to rank student projects. Judges must complete online training, and no experience is necessary. Volunteers must be 18 or older. For more information or to sign up, go to http://auroranhdc.weebly.com/judges--volunteers.html, or contact Jessica Lira at jlira@auroragov.org or 303.739.6663.

Snow Busters
Are you ready to join the Snow Busters team
If you enjoy helping out in your neighborhood, Snow Busters might be right for you. Every year, the city receives numerous requests from the elderly or people with disabilities with limited financial resources who need assistance shoveling their sidewalk when it snows. If you join the Snow Busters volunteer team, you’ll be matched with a resident in need who lives within two miles of your home. All you need to do is show up and shovel within 24 hours after a snowfall. You’ll provide peace of mind and a safe sidewalk. Get started now.

Boards and Commissions

Plan a park, build a road, support seniors or dabble in the arts. These rewarding opportunities and more are yours when you put your exciting ideas and insights to work on a city board or commission. Minimum age: 14-18. Apply online now or contact Karen Goldman at 303.739.7094 for more information.

Volunteer Spotlight - Sue Miller
Sue Miller
Volunteer Spotlight

Sue Miller, a retired Aurora Public Schools elementary P.E. teacher, began volunteering at the Aurora History Museum nearly 15 years ago. Her experiences as an educator and as a member of the Trolley Trailer 610 restoration team uniquely suit her for her current role at the museum. Sue interacts with visitors as a docent in the permanent exhibit on Aurora history and gives talks inside Trolley Trailer 610, explaining its history to school groups. Visitors consistently give the museum wonderful feedback about Sue.
Sue served on the Aurora Museum Foundation Board of Directors and continues to be an active member of the organization. She has also been president and treasurer of Delta Kappa Gamma. We're grateful for Sue's many dedicated hours of service in a wide range of jobs over the years!

To learn more about volunteering at the Aurora History Museum, contact Jennifer Cronk at 303.739.6664.
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