Volunteer, STAR Program Year-Round

    • Job Tracking ID: 513080-869039
    • Job Location: Littleton, CO
    • Job Type: Volunteer
    • Date Updated: November 29, 2023
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About this Opportunity!

Volunteer, STAR Program Year-Round

We want you to join our STAR Program to help people with disabilities realize their potential. Whether you are a high school or college student, a person seeking to boost their career credentials, or a retiree looking for a gainful activity, we have opportunities for you. STAR Program Year-Round volunteers assist participants with disabilities in a variety of on-going programs including Arts, Sports, Trips, Dances and Special Events. The hours for volunteers will vary and will required day, evening, and weekend hours.

Our Ideal Candidate
* Sixteen (16) years of age or older is preferred.
* Education and knowledge in field is preferred.
* Previous employment or volunteer work is preferred.
* CPR, First Aid and AED certifications are desired.
* Knowledge and desire to work with a variety of people with disabilities is a plus.
* General understanding of various disabilities.
* General knowledge of recreation programs.
* Has general knowledge of program organization and implementation.
* Ability to demonstrate teamwork, creativity and innovation.
* Strong interpersonal and customer service skills.
* Ability to follow oral, written and demonstrated instruction.
* Takes initiative and has a willingness to learn.
* Has knowledge of safety and the ability to anticipate safety awareness.

The job description above covers the main duties of this position. Please note, as a team member, there may be additional responsibilities that are required to meet ongoing needs of the department.

About Us
Our mission is to foster healthy living through stewardship of the environment, parks, trails, and open space by providing recreational services and programs.

We serve residents in Bow Mar, Columbine Valley, Centennial west of I-25, Littleton, Lone Tree and Sheridan and unincorporated portions of Douglas, Jefferson and Arapahoe counties. We operate four full-service recreation centers, golf courses, outdoor pools and restaurants, two ice centers and miniature golf courses, a botanical garden event center, a BMX track, a sports dome, batting cages, an entertainment center, a hotel and a nature center. In addition, we maintain nearly 3,800 acres of developed and open space land, including 119 multi-purpose athletic fields, more than 100 parks, nearly 80 miles of trails, 60 playgrounds, 56 tennis courts, and the 880-acre South Platte Park.