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​Featured Oppor​​tunity: Colorado Park​s and Wildlife is now recruiting Camp Hosts for the 2023 season!​


What you do: 
  • Greet Arriving Campers and Visitors
  • Perform Light Maintenance
  • Promote Educational Opportunities
  • Help at Visitor Centers
  • Answer Questions
What YOU get:
  • Free Campsite for Duration of Your Stay
  • Annual State Park Pass After 48 Hours of Service
  • Opportunities to meet new people
  • Beautiful Scenery
  • Enjoyable Outdoor Recreation
Positions are available statewide at state parks, wildlife areas, and hatcheries. Site accommodations, responsibilities, time commitments, and start dates vary by location. See current openings and search for VOLUNTEER HOST under Interest Categories. Contact us at cpw.volunteer@state.co.us​ with questions.​


Love Colorado's Outdoors? Connect with Us!​ 

When you volunteer with CPW, you can give back, get outside, meet people, and make friends. Volunteers serve in a variety of roles, such as camp hosting, education and outreach, community science, habitat and trail work, maintenance and construction, wildlife projects, customer service, and much more!

Opportunities at state parks, wildlife areas, fish hatcheries, offices, and with educational programs vary by season and by region.

Explore our programs and current opportunities, create an account, or login to your account on cpwconnect.state.co.us.





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Volunteer Impact

  • 4,000-6,000 volunteers engage with our agency each year - some who connect for one day, and some who engage daily.

  • Volunteers contribute over 320,000 hours per year with an annual economic impact of $9.4 million.


Read more about volunteer experiences and feedback from our 2020 Volunteer Survey!





Contact Us

​Contact one of our volunteer coordinators with questions or concerns.

Statewide Volunteer Program Coordinator
Becky Mares
Email: cpw.volunteer@state.co.us​

​Northeast Region Volunteer Coordinator
Lori Morgan
Email: cpw.nevolunteer@state.co.us

​Northwest Region Volunteer Coordinator
Trina Romero
Email: cpw.nwvolunteer@state.co.us

Southeast Region Volunteer Coordinator
Jeanette Lara
Email: cpw.sevolunteer@state.co.us

Southwest Region Volunteer Coordinator
Catherine ​Brons



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