VOLUNTEER

WHY SHOULD YOU VOLUNTEER?

Thanks for your interest in volunteering with us to build a strong community in Denver. Helping the unhoused, refugees and immigrants is life-changing in their lives but you can benefit too:

  • Make a Tangible Difference: Volunteering provides an opportunity to impact the lives of vulnerable populations directly. Even small actions can lead to significant positive changes in someone’s life.
  • Promote Inclusivity and Diversity: Volunteers promote a more inclusive and diverse society by assisting unhoused community members. Refugees and Immigrants. They help bridge cultural gaps and foster mutual respect.
  • Strengthen Communities: Strong communities are built on mutual support and understanding. By assisting the most vulnerable members of our communities, volunteers contribute to building resilient, cohesive, and harmonious communities.
  • Challenge and growth: volunteering with CDP pushes individuals out of their comfort zones, leading to personal growth and a stronger sense of resilience because of the population we work with.

 

 

We’ve Served over 4,000 Meals

Every Saturday, we prepare and serve hot meals to our unhoused neighbors in Downtown Denver.

We’ve given out clothing and medical aid worth over $5,000

This would not be possible without the help of volunteers and donors like yourself

   VOLUNTEERING ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITY

FOOD DISTRIBUTION

Time Commitment: 1 – 2 hours on the the day of distribution. 

Training: New volunteer get partnered up with people with experience and just observe for 2 first sessions. 

Responsibility: You are responsible for getting to the distribution site; however, if you need a ride, CDP can provide a ride. You must sign a volunteering waiver to go out on the field. You are responsible for returning any CDP item to the site. 

 

                                HELPING WITH COOKING

Time commitment: 1-3 hours on the day of distribution.

Training: You will assist in the kitchen until you are cleared to prepare anything by a CDP staff.

Responsibility: You are responsible for getting to the cooking site; however, if you need a ride, CDP can provide a ride. You must sign a volunteering waiver. You are responsible for returning any CDP item to the site.