Volunteer Opportunities

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The City of Littleton encourages citizens to get involved and participate in the development and enhancement of the city and the community in which they live and work. Participation as a volunteer will not only enhance your knowledge about the city, but also enrich your life and greatly benefit our community.

If you are interested in a volunteer opportunity through which you can make a difference in your community, develop new skills, and have fun, consider the following options.

City Board, Commission, Authority, or Committee

Residents can apply for vacancies on any city board, commission, authority, or committee. Applications for vacancies open in early December each year and are accepted until January 31. City council reviews the applications and conducts interviews in February. Appointments are made in March and terms begin April 1. Service on a city board, commission or authority is limited to residents of the city, except the Transportation Mobility Board. Questions may be directed to the city clerk at 303-795-3753.

Bemis Library

Bemis Public LibraryAt any given time, there are approximately 40 volunteers who provide vital support to the operations of Bemis Library. Opportunities which may be available include:

  • General clerical and reception.
  • Check in books and shelve materials.
  • Receive and process new books.

Also at Bemis Library:

For more information, call Bemis Library at 303-795-3961.

Littleton Municipal Court

Littleton Municipal Courthouse

Enhance your knowledge about judicial services and enrich your life when you volunteer with the Littleton Municipal Court. Develop new skills, have fun, and participate in meaningful innovation. Opportunities include:

  • Littleton Defensive Driving School Administrator
  • Reception and court check-in (Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays)
  • Jury Trial Bailiff (Fridays)
  • General Clerical (Monday - Friday, 8am-4pm)

For more information, contact the court administrator at 303-75-3837

Littleton Museum

Littleton Museum entranceFor more than 40 years, the Littleton Museum has served as the primary repository for the history, art, and culture of Littleton. Volunteers serve as the Museum’s ambassadors to our visitors. Volunteers fill front line positions such as front desk receptions, school group greeters, and living history interpreters. They also work behind the scenes in collections and research.

For more information about volunteer opportunities, please call 303-795-3950.

Littleton Immigrant Resources Center

LIRC LogoLittleton's Immigrant Resources Center at Bemis Library is an award-winning, nationally-recognized program helping immigrants with health questions, mentoring, and language and citizenship assistance. Here are just a few of the opportunities, which may be available to you: 

  • Serve as support staff for the Center.
  • Be a mentor to help an immigrant prepare for their naturalization examination.
  • Tutor immigrants one-on-one who are learning English as a Second Language.
  • Assist with workshops & events.
  • Grant writing support.

For more information, call the Immigrant Resources Center at 303-795-3968.

Littleton Police Citizens Academy

The Littleton Police Citizen’s Academy is a series of classes designed to give community members a peek into the inner workings of the Littleton Police Department. A diverse selection of topics is covered in an effort to give attendees an idea of what, why, and how the police operate.

The goal of the Citizen Academy is to promote a better relationship between the police department and the community it serves and to foster a clearer understanding of a police officer's duties, how the officer carries out those duties, and the end results of the officer's actions. The Citizen Academy is not being held to train citizens as police officers or to exercise police authority of any kind.

For more volunteer opportunities in the police department, visit the Volunteers in Police Service (VIPS) page. For more information, contact the Littleton Police Dept. at 303-795-3875.

Snow Squad

Snow Squad volunteerThe City of Littleton’s Snow Squad provides snow removal for residents over the age of 60 and who are physically unable to shovel their sidewalks themselves. If you can spare an hour to help a fellow resident whenever there is measurable snow, and are looking for a way to give back to your community, this is a great opportunity!

To start the process, complete the Snow Squad Volunteer Form. For more information contact the Aging Well Resource Center at 303-795-3980.

Western Welcome Week

Western Welcome WeekVolunteer for a WWW event! Volunteerism and sup­port from the com­mu­nity make Western Welcome Week a suc­cess year after year. There are a variety of vol­un­teer oppor­tu­ni­ties with WWW: from office work, BBQ's, pan­cake break­fast, silent auc­tion, arts and crafts fes­tival, and MORE! Become a vol­un­teer — com­plete Volunteer Participation Form at Western Welcome Week.