Want to learn more about Denver Rescue Mission?
Want to learn more about Fort Collins Rescue Mission?
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If you would like to learn more about Denver Rescue Mission’s programs, facilities and volunteer opportunities, please attend one of our Information & Tour Sessions held weekly at either Lawrence Street Shelter or The Crossing. These sessions will help you become more aware of how Denver Rescue Mission is making a difference across the Metro area and will give you the chance to get involved!
Get started by visiting our Find Other Opportunities Page and searching for the keyword: "tour".
Q: Who do I contact if I have questions?
A: If you have questions or would like to report feedback about the volunteer website, please send an email to VolSupport@denrescue.org. If you have a question about an opportunity or scheduling, please contact Volunteer Services at 303-953-3955 or the contact person associated with the volunteer position.
Q: How do I use this volunteer site?
Opportunities: Our registration system is opportunity-driven. First, use our Home Page search icons to find an opportunity you are interested in signing up for or learning more about. Click on the opportunity for details to learn more. After you’ve selected to sign up, the site will take you to a page to register.
Registering: Once you have selected to sign up for an opportunity, you will be taken to a registration page. Once you have filled out this form, you will see a Thank You page which tells you if you have been scheduled or referred. If you are scheduled, you are automatically signed up, and will receive a confirmation email with details about the shift. If you are referred, and meet the qualifications for the position, you will be contacted by one of our staff with next steps.
My Opportunities: You are able to view both the opportunities you have been scheduled with, and those you have been referred to, using the Main Menu link.
Q: What type of volunteering is best for me?
A: We have 3 main categories of serving:
- Short-Term: Serving meals, projects, special events, court-ordered community service
- Long-Term: Serving on a regular basis; mentoring, tutoring, internships
- Service Trip: Multiple-day trips for groups
Q: What opportunities are there for groups?
A: There are a variety of ways that groups can get involved:
- Meal shifts and Special Projects: You will find these listed on our calendars by selecting "Serving Meals" or "Other Opportunities" from our Volunteer Homepage
- Short-Term Service Trips: Please see the "Other Opportunities" page to fill out the Short-Term Serve Trip form
- Plan a serving day with us: please contact our Short-Term Volunteers Coordinator at STV@denrescue.org
Q: Can I complete court-ordered community service?
A: Court-ordered community service is available at our Lawrence Street Shelter and Fort Collins Rescue Mission. These opportunities are different than our regular meal shifts and do not include school service hours. Please search specifically for court-ordered community service on our "Other Opportunities" page.
Q: What browsers does this website support?
A: Denver Rescue Mission's Serve Volunteer System supports several commonly used web browsers, such as Internet Explorer 8 and above, Firefox, Safari 6 and above, and Google Chrome. If you are experiencing problems viewing the website for the Serve Volunteer System, please verify that you are using the most up-to-date supported web browser. If you are using the most up-to-date web browser and continue to experience issues, please send a support request to VolSupport@denrescue.org for additional help.