High Plains Environmental Center
Volunteer With Us
Are you interested in making a difference in your local community? Would you like to gain or improve your gardening skills? Do you have a passion for sustainability? If you answered yes to any of these questions, HPEC might be perfect for you!
As an environmental nonprofit, we need your help to continue our commitment to environmental stewardship and sustainable living in Northern Colorado. Come out and meet new friends, learn about plants, and help us grow! Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This year we have decided to change up our volunteer registration system. Volunteers will now be asked to register through TrackItForward, an easy to use platform where you can sign up for volunteer projects, record the number of hours you worked, and track your progress towards earning some gifts of appreciation! Registration is quick and easy, as is signing up for an upcoming volunteer project- just click “Events” or sign up below!
New Site Instructions
- Click this link: https://www.trackitforward.com/site/high-plains-environmental-center
- Register on Track it Forward
- Visit the “Events” section
- Click on an Opportunity & Sign up
- Don’t Forget to Log your Hours Afterwards through the website or app!
Our New Gratitude Program:
- Bronze, 20 hours- seed packets from the HPEC seed bank + sticker
- Silver, 40 hours- free plug + gardening gloves
- Gold, 60 hours – t-shirt
- SuperStar, 75 hours- tote bag
HPEC is what it is because of dedicated individuals like yourself, and we couldn’t be more grateful for your stewardship. We look forward to seeing you out there this season!
WE LOVE OUR VOLUNTEERS!
In 2019, 192 one-time volunteers, 18 recurring volunteers, and 4 interns contributed 1,022 total hours of volunteer time to HPEC, the equivalent of $25,989.46!
Volunteer projects this year included expanding the community garden with Constant Contact, CSUnity Cleanup, Earth Day Medicine Wheel Garden Planting with Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado, Transplanting with the Foundations Church Youth Group, weeding with Nutrien, and public Native Plant Nursery volunteer days! Thank you to all of our individual and volunteer groups- you are the Sun that helps HPEC grow!
Thank You to these amazing groups that generously volunteered their time in 2019:
- Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado
- CSUnity- Sigma Nu
- Foundations Church
- Front Range Community College Interns
- Constant Contact
- ABDC City of Loveland Camp
- Taiwan School
- Individual Community Members in Centerra and along the Front Range
A HUGE THANK YOU to all of our volunteers and supporters – we would not be able to do the work we do without you!
Get In Touch
For more information on Volunteering at HPEC reach out below!