American Heart Association | American Stroke Association
Health Promotion Educator/Speaker
Location: 1777 S. Harrison St. Suite 500, Denver CO 80210
Organization Description: The American Heart Association and American Stroke Association (AHA/ASA) is the nation’s oldest and largest voluntary organization dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke. Founded by six cardiologists in 1924, our organization now includes more than 22.5 million volunteers and supporters. We fund innovative research, fight for stronger public health policies, and provide critical tools and information to save and improve the lives of all Americans.
Project Description: Facilitate cardiovascular and stroke health promotion as a health ambassador delivering information to target audiences in an engaging and professional manner that is consistent with the recommendations and guidelines of the AHA. Topic description below:
What is a Lunch and Learn?
The American Heart Association offers a series of health and wellness Lunch & Learn presentations for organizations. These interactive sessions inspire, teach and encourage employees to lead healthier lifestyles at home and in the workplace.
What are the topics?
Service Days/Times: Lunch and learn seminars and health fairs typically take place Monday – Friday between 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. or4:30-5:30 p.m. Seminar content development can be completed on a more flexible schedule. Time commitment and total number or hours can be discussed with site supervisor following sign up.
Mandatory Orientation/Training: To be determined with the site supervisor following sign up.
Guidelines and Compliance Requirements: To be address at orientation by the site supervisor.
Tri County Health Department and Community Gardens
When: Mid May- End of September
The Senior Hub's (ongoing)
The Senior Hub's Meals on Wheels program provides a hot, nutritious meal to people in North Metro Denver who are unable to prepare one.
2360 W. 90th Avenue,Federal Heights,CO80260
It's Flexible! We'll work with your schedule
Meals on Wheels
Route Delivery Driver – We are in desperate need of drivers! Choose the number of weekdays you deliver meals to clients. You can drive one day, two days, three or four days, or even five days. Meals are delivered Monday through Friday around the Noon hour, with pickup of meals generally beginning at The Senior Hub main office at 11:30 a.m. Drivers are especially needed to deliver routes in parts of Unincorporated Adams County and Westminster. Contact April Lopez at 303-426-4408 ext. 210 or send email to email@example.com.
Homecare Program In-Home Volunteer Caregivers
Respite Assistance – Companion to care-receiver while the caregiver is provided respite (relief); 2-4 hours weekly or as needed.
Business Help – Sort mail, invoices, payments, Medicare forms, supplemental insurance forms, paperwork; weekly/monthly.
Chore Service – Small home repairs, assignment usually completed in 1-2 visits.
Friendly Visiting – 1-2 hour visits; weekly or every other week.
Light Housekeeping – Dusting, vacuuming, organizing, laundry; weekly or every other week.
Meal Preparation – Light meals in caregiver’s absence or in between Meals on Wheels service; as needed.
Pet Care – Walking, brushing, bathing, playing, cleaning pet areas, litterbox, and/or emergency pet food distribution.
Shopping – Grocery, drugstore, etc.; weekly/every other week.
Telephone Reassurance – 10-15 minute telephone conversations; weekly schedule.
Yard Work/Snow Shoveling – Rake leaves, weed gardens, mow lawn, shovel snow; as needed.
Support Group Volunteer – Stay with care-receiver to enable caregiver to attend monthly caregiver support group; one afternoon or evening per month.
Homecare Program Special Project Volunteers
Spring and Fall Cleanup (usually coincides with Make a Difference Day)
Special Chore Assignments
Contact Jessica Gonzalez for all Homecare Program Volunteer Caregiving opportunities at 720-859-2248 or send email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Volunteer caregivers may be individuals or groups. The Volunteer Caregivers Program provides training and continuous support to volunteers. Volunteer caregivers on average provide 2-3 hours of service either weekly or bi-monthly. Special group projects are available throughout the year.
Afternoon Receptionist – Main office in Federal Heights. Answer and transfer incoming telephone calls on a four-line system, greet clients and guests as they enter, etc. Currently need a regular Wednesday afternoon receptionist and occasional relief receptionists to work on an as-needed, emergency basis. Contact Renee Dees at 303-426-4408, or send email to email@example.com.
Volunteers Of America (ongoing)
Volunteers are needed as Kitchen Helpers at the Bright Stars Head Start/Early Childhood Education Center programs for 3-5 year olds. Duties include heating and serving pre-cooked breakfasts, lunches, and snacks delivered daily from VOA’s main kitchen, and after meal clean up. Volunteers are also responsible for and will be trained by Head Start staff in State of CO requirements for food storage, food temperatures, and sanitation. Experience in commercial kitchens, a liking for young kids, and Spanish speaking skills a plus. Morning and afternoon shifts available Monday through Thursday between 8 am and 4 pm.
321 South Yates St.Denver,CO80219
Cooking Matters at the StoreWhen: Ongoing
Where: Denver Metro Grocery Stores
Event Details: Shopping Matters, a program of Cooking Matters and Share Our Strength, is a program built to teach families how to shop and eat healthy while on a budget. During Shopping Matters tours, participants practice key food shopping skills like buying fruits and vegetables on a budget, comparing unit prices, reading food labels, and identifying whole grain foods.
To volunteer, contact Alex Bergland.
Volunteer at a 9Health FairWith the sole mission of advancing health awareness and providing people with the tools they need to take responsibility for their own health, and because of the support of 16,000 statewide volunteers, 9Health Fair has helped save thousands of lives by providing free and low cost health awareness and educational screenings. Looking for RDs, DTRs, interns and students to conduct nutrition screenings.
To view the schedule and sign up to volunteer, click here.
Walk with a Doc
When: Once per month (Saturdays)
Are You Or Your Organization Looking For Volunteers?
Please email our Volunteer Coordinator with the following information: