Volunteer Opportunities

FANS of Washington Park

FANS (Friends And Neighbors of Washington Park) is an advocacy group that is working to keep Washington Park beautiful.

FANS meets on the second Wednesday of every month at 6:00 p.m. in the VOC Bathhouse on the north side of the north lake.

Visit their website or call 303-733-6570 for more information.

Washington Park Cares

Washington Park Cares is a nonprofit organization that enhances the lives of people 55 and over in the greater Washington Park area of Denver. WPC was founded by residents of the community.

The mission of Washington Park Cares is to help neighborhood seniors connect with services and resources to continue life on their own terms, with dignity and independence, in their own homes.

We serve the greater Washington Park neighborhood, with flexible boundaries roughly from Broadway to Colorado Boulevard and from Evans to Speer Boulevard.

Volunteers are needed to help with running errands, reading, snow shoveling, light cleaning, etc.

720-381-2470, http://www.washingtonparkcares.net

Washington Street Community Center

Volunteer opportunities at the Washington Street Community Center (WSCC) include set-up, staffing and tear-down of various events: No Cook Nights, Chuckwagon Breakfasts, Senior Lunches, Attic-to-Basement Garage Sales, 9Health Fair, etc.

The Washington Street Community Center (WSCC) is a not-for-profit organization that unites the neighbors and neighborhoods of the south central Denver. It is an intergenerational gathering place for the community and a center providing services to meet the needs of families, seniors, children and adults.

WSCC provides programs for Seniors (luncheons, trips, friendly visitor, exercise classes, respite care), Preschoolers, Before/After School Kids, and children's summer and holiday camps. Other services include income tax preparation assistance, weekly health clinics, and information and referral services. In addition, the building serves as an official election polling place and 9Health Fair site.

WSCC is located at 809 South Washington Street at Ohio, 303-733-4643 www.wscc-denver.org

Requirements for posting Volunteer Opportunities

This page is designed to list opportunites to volunteer in the West Washington Park area. To have an item listed here, there are a few simple requirements:

1. The organization must be non-profit.

2. Membership is not a requirement in order to volunteer.

3. Requests for monetary donations will not be accepted. If there is a finaincial component to the volunteer opportunity, we will be happy to create a link to your site where donations can be made.

Please email requests/information for posts to newsletter@wwpna.org. Please include contact information.

Membership meeting: Bring DSST to Byers

Nov 11 2010 - 7:00pm
Nov 11 2010 - 9:00pm

The fall membership meeting for WWPNA will be held on Nov. 11th. It will focus on the discussion of bringing DSST to Byers. Guest speakers will be Bill Kurtz of DSST and Councilman Chris Nevitt.

Location: South Broadway Christian Church - on Lincoln between Ellsworth and 1st Ave. Starts at 7PM.