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Special Events

Volunteering at special events with the National Sports Center for the Disabled (NSCD) is a fantastic way to get involved! Volunteers are needed for fundraising events and ability clinics. Click HERE to see all of our upcoming special events!   Special Event Volunteer Application

Shuttle Driver

Volunteers shuttle the NSCD van for various programming. Programs may be in the Denver area or the Fraser Valley. Rafting is in Kremmling, CO. Volunteers are needed to drive NSCD vehicles for the following programs: Military Camps River Rafting Group Programs Others as needed Requirements: Must be 21+ years Motor vehicle records (paid for by… read more

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Program Photographer

These volunteers participate in programs alongside volunteers, staff and participants, capturing their epic journeys on the slopes, water or wherever the program takes them. General Program Photographer Schedule: Flexible. Volunteers typically shoot photos at an NSCD program, then edit and label accordingly from their home computer before sending to the NSCD Volunteer Office. Location: Various… read more

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Administrative/Office

General Administrative Volunteer Volunteers assist with short-term administrative projects, on an as-needed basis. These opportunities are varied, and examples include calling volunteers, updating spreadsheets, creating files and much more. Schedule: Flexible. Opportunities can be sporadic, and the Volunteer Office will email all Administrative Volunteers when a specific opportunity arises. Location: Most projects can be accomplished at… read more

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Equipment Shop

Equipment Shop Volunteers help during the ski and snowboard program season. They distribute participant equipment in the morning and afternoon while working on an outgoing and energetic team! The NSCD has a high-volume rental shop specializing in adaptive ski and snowboard equipment. Commitment: 12 volunteer days and 1 training day to earn a free winter… read more

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Junior Volunteer: Age 14-17

This program is a fantastic way for the next generation of volunteers to get involved and it helps high school students investigate the professional world of teaching, recreation or therapeutic recreation, rehabilitation services, volunteer management or special education! Junior Volunteer Application Therapeutic Horseback Riding Join us at the Therapeutic Horseback Riding Program this summer to… read more

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Alpine Ski and Snowboard Program

Ski and snowboard instructors work with students who have a range of cognitive and/or physical disabilities. Ski and snowboard instructors spend their days on the slopes creating lifelong memories with participants. We train you to work with adaptive students and equipment. Training begins in November and continues through December. Volunteers start working with participants in… read more

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Therapeutic Horseback Riding

Join us at the Therapeutic Horseback Riding Program this summer to assist with horseback rides, ranch duties, and/or feeding shifts. We’ll teach you everything you need to know! We offer a variety of lessons from beginner to advanced with arena work or trail rides. If you volunteer 50+ hours throughout the summer, you can be… read more

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