CPW Connect Banner Photo
 Opportunities Map

Get Involved: Staunton State Park

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

Image is organization set image

Angler Outreach


Description:

Assist anglers with their fishing skills. Clinics are offered multiple times a year, and sometime specifically requested by groups coming to the park.

Time Commitment:

Regular commitment for scheduling purposes!

Volunteer Benefits:

Help pass on your passion for fishing! The feeling of seeing and helping someone catch their very first fish is something you will never forget!

Ready to get involved?

Contact Dale Specht, dale.specht@state.co.us, (303) 816-5183 or apply online to become a volunteer.


Image is organization set image

Climbing Volunteers


Description:

Permits must be obtained from the Park Manager before joining this group. These volunteers receive permission to develop specific climbing routes within the park.

Time Commitment:

Varies

Ready to get involved?

Contact Zach Taylor, zach.taylor@state.co.us, (303) 816-5180 or apply online to become a volunteer.


Image is organization set image

Friends of Staunton State Park


Description:

Friends of Staunton support fundraising and special projects for the state park.

Time Commitment:

Annual committment to be on the board, attend monthly meetings, and other time as needed to assist with fundraising, events, and projects.

Ready to get involved?

Contact Zach Taylor, zach.taylor@state.co.us, (303) 816-5180 or apply online to become a volunteer.


Image is placeholder to represent that no image is available

Mountain Bike Team


Description:

Trail host, assist visitors, report trail conditions, and be a good example on the trails! Essential Duties & Responsibilities • Riding trails / Trail hosting • On-Trail bike mechanical assistance • Inform visitors of Park rules • Report visitor / trail issues • Minor trail maintenance / repair • Trail condition reporting (All Seasons) • Trail etiquette & safety education • Other duties specifically around coordination of special events, or as assigned • Ability to provide minor first aid (or CPR) is NOT required, but desired Requirements • Ability to ride mountain bike on Park multi-use trails for 2-5 hours • Eagerness to assist and interact with park visitors! • Must be dependable and punctual • Be courteous & personable when dealing with Park visitors • Follow Park rules and represent the Park and CPW in a professional manner • Complete initial and recurring State Park volunteer training sessions • Wear CPW volunteer patch and nametag when volunteering • Ability to ride fat bikes (4”+ wide tires) when trails experience winter conditions is not required but desired Training & Supervision • General volunteer orientation and ride with team leader / group Evaluation • All State Park volunteers must complete a background check before volunteering

Time Commitment:

At least 5 hours a month on weekends

Ready to get involved?

Contact Dale Specht, dale.specht@state.co.us, (303) 816-5183 or apply online to become a volunteer.


Image is organization set image

Special Projects


Description:

This category includes all volunteer tasks not listed in another category, including assisting with maintenance tasks, our chipping team, assisting with landscaping, working with our parking team on busy weekends, and trail hosting.

Time Commitment:

Varies-Preferably at least 2 times a month

Ready to get involved?

Contact Dale Specht, dale.specht@state.co.us, (303) 816-5183 or apply online to become a volunteer.


Image is organization set image

Track Chair Program


Description:
Colorado Parks and Wildlife values the right of every visitor to experience our state's natural beauty. To provide this opportunity to the disabled community, Staunton State Park offers the use of the Action Track Chair, which allows visitors to explore designated trails in the park. The chair allows access to gorgeous park features, including high grassy meadows, a wide variety of fauna, geological and water features and spectacular views of Pikes Peak, Lions Head & Mount Rosalie. As a volunteer your responsibilities will be to hike alongside Track Chair participants and insure they have a safe and educational trip! Trainings usually occur in late spring, and trips run end of May through November on Fridays-Sundays. Please contact us for more information.
Time Commitment:
Trainings usually occur in late spring, and trips run end of May through November on Fridays-Sundays. Able to volunteer for multiple trips throughout the season.

Ready to get involved?

Contact Track Chair Program Manager, staunton.trackchair@state.co.us, (303) 816-5182 or apply online to become a volunteer.


Image is organization set image

Visitor Services


Description:

As a Visitor Services Technician, you will help staff the Visitor Center at Staunton State Park. You will greet visitors, answer questions and provide maps. It also includes selling annual and day park passes, retail items and OHV/Boat/Snowmobile registrations. Our Visitor Center/Entrance Window are combined in our new Visitor Center that opened in May of 2019. It is the hub of the park, and the staff who work it are critical! We try to staff the Visitor Center 8-4 Friday-Monday through the winter, but if we get enough volunteers we will keep it open every day of the week. During the summer we still need help on days we are low on staff.

Time Commitment:

At least twice a month

Ready to get involved?

Contact Dale Specht, dale.specht@state.co.us, (303) 816-5183 or apply online to become a volunteer.


Image is organization set image

Weed Management


Description:

Help rid the park of invasive weeds! Please never pull weeds on your own without permission from park staff. This group hosts work days to work on specific areas within the park.

Time Commitment:

At least twice a month during the summer

Ready to get involved?

Contact Dale Specht, dale.specht@state.co.us, (303) 816-5183 or apply online to become a volunteer.


 Loading...