There are numerous ways to give back to the city of Aurora, including volunteering, donations and sponsorship opportunities. Every option helps improve the quality of life for all citizens.
Aurora Volunteer Center
While numerous volunteer opportunities are listed below, the Aurora Volunteer Center is the place to go if you don't know where to begin.
If volunteering isn't for you, there are many city programs that need your donations, from pet food for the shelter animals to canned food drives.
Several sponsorship opportunities exist in the city. By sponsoring an event, your company's name gains recognition with Aurora residents.
Spirit of Aurora
The Spirit of Aurora provides support to a wide variety of city programs that focus on animal care, immunization for kids, recreation and reading programs, adult day care, neighborhood improvement and homeownership, and a variety of other cultural services.
Take an active role in helping to keep our streets free of litter.
| Animal Shelter Volunteers
Do like working with animals? Your help is needed for professional grooming, or foster care to immature or injured pets in your home.
Aurora's community television station relies on many interns and volunteers to make its productions possible.
| Boards & 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.
| Event Volunteers
Aurora hosts many special events throughout the year. Volunteers are needed to assist at city events including historic event celebrations.
| Municipal Court Opportunities
The youth of Aurora are our future. These programs rely heavily on the caring and devotion of people like you to help guide our young people. Explore opportunities in Court Administration or Teen Court.
| Nature Volunteers
If you love the outdoors, nature and wildlife, there are many opportunities waiting for you through the Volunteer Steward program.
| Neighborhood Services Volunteers
Offer your time to help out with Community Relations efforts, including translator and interpreter positions, or connect with the Original Aurora community through events, art projects and neighborhood improvement activities.
| Police Volunteers
The Aurora Police Department depends on the help of its valuable volunteers who assist officers and staff with programs such as fingerprinting and computer skills or serve as a victim advocate. Be a part of this dynamic team.
| Recreation Volunteers
There are plenty of opportunities to help with Aurora's many recreation programs, including working with youth through the Office of Youth Development and Youth Sports or serving at Morning Star Adult Day Center or the Aurora Center for Active Adults.
| Water Volunteers
Do your part to prevent water pollution by assisting with Clean Water Program activities or help maintain the Aurora Municipal Center Xeriscape Demonstration Garden.