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Get Involved: Lory State Park

Become part of an enthusiastic community that shares your passion. Volunteers are critical in all parts of Lory State Park. Volunteer today!

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Butterfly Monitoring


Description:
Since 2013 Lory State Park has participated in a long-term community science project that monitors butterfly populations in various locations throughout Colorado. Lory State Park has two trails certified by the Butterfly Pavilion in Denver. Join our butterfly monitoring team and learn how to Identify local butterflies, learn about them and collect data. This volunteer opportunity is only available from May through September or October, depending on the first freeze. This opportunity requires a six month commitment with a weekly schedule. Training is provided to all monitors. Monitor Requirements: - Willing to follow a Lead Monitor. - Able to commit to a weekly or bi-monthly monitoring schedule. - Able to hike 2 miles in 2 hours.
Time Commitment:
May - September or October. A 6-month commitment with a weekly schedule is required.

Ready to get involved?

Contact Volunteer Coordinator, lory.park@state.co.us, (970) 493-1623 or apply online to become a volunteer.


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Butterfly Monitoring Lead


Description:
Since 2013 Lory State Park has participated in a long-term community science project that monitors butterfly populations in various locations throughout Colorado. Lory State Park has two trails certified by the Butterfly Pavilion in Denver. Join our butterfly monitoring team and learn how to Identify local butterflies, learn about them and collect data. This volunteer opportunity is only available from May through September or October, depending on the first freeze. This opportunity requires a six month commitment with a weekly schedule. Training is provided to all monitors. Lead Monitor Requirements: - Willing to lead the weekly monitoring survey and other volunteers. - Able to identify local butterflies quickly. - Able to record collected data. - Able to monitor on a weekly schedule. - Able to hike 2 miles in 2 hours.
Time Commitment:
May - September or October. A 6-month commitment with a weekly schedule is required.

Ready to get involved?

Contact Dylan Jandreau, dylan.jandreau@state.co.us, (970) 493-1623 or apply online to become a volunteer.


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Naturalist


Description:
Present park interpretive programs, such as: campfire talks, nature walks, multi-media shows, living history programs, evening programs and others. Lead school group programs on-site. Visit local students in their classrooms or other groups and conduct interpretive programs off-site. Conduct public workshops or classes. Conduct roving interpretive on park trails, at park facilities, or in the back country. These programs are typically done between April and October, and very little is done between November and March. There may be long delays in staff communication during these winter months.

Ready to get involved?

Contact Dylan Jandreau, dylan.jandreau@state.co.us, (970) 493-1623 or apply online to become a volunteer.


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Resident Volunteer


Description:

Lory State Park is located in the beautiful foothills just west of Fort Collins. This park does not have campgrounds, but offers spring and summer volunteer host positions to assist staff with various duties. The host stays in their own RV at the park's maintenance shop with a full hook up and access to a washer and dryer and a full private bathroom with a shower. Hosts are asked to work closely with the full time and seasonal staff to accomplish the goals of the park. These tasks may include, but are not limited to, general maintenance including Visitor Center and restroom cleaning, special projects, operation of the Visitor Center (with duties including selling permits and merchandise, distributing information to visitors, and answering phones) and more.

Time Commitment:

Needs for 2022 are full, but feel free to apply in case there are last-minute changes.

Volunteer Benefits:

Full hook up to use while you volunteer!

Ready to get involved?

Contact Dylan Jandreau, dylan.jandreau@state.co.us, (970) 493-1623 or apply online to become a volunteer.


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Special Projects


Description:
Lory State Park is always looking for volunteers to help with the many needs of the park. This opportunity covers all areas of the park and will receive emails when a opportunity is active and we need assistance. Activities can include invasive plant management, trail maintenance, general upkeep, event prep and many others.
Time Commitment:
Varies

Ready to get involved?

Contact Dylan Jandreau, dylan.jandreau@state.co.us, (970) 493-1623 or apply online to become a volunteer.


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Trail Work


Description:
This opportunity is to help with trail building and maintenance at Lory State Park.
Time Commitment:
Varies

Ready to get involved?

Contact Dylan Jandreau, dylan.jandreau@state.co.us, (970) 493-1623 or apply online to become a volunteer.


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Visitor Services


Description:
Serve in our visitor center selling park passes, merchandise, answering phone calls, and costumer service. This opportunity requires training on using the IPAWS system for selling park passes or licenses. Good costumer service skills, basic knowledge of computers, and cash handling skill are encouraged but not required.
Time Commitment:
We ask that you have a fairly consistent schedule or be able to commit to volunteering on a consistent basis.

Ready to get involved?

Contact Dylan Jandreau, dylan.jandreau@state.co.us, (970) 493-1623 or apply online to become a volunteer.


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