Share Your Love of Colorado as a Volunteer at the Colorado State Capitol!

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Colorado State Capitol

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Capitol Dome in Autumn
Photo by Theresa Holst

We are now recruiting volunteers to join our team at the Capitol!

Seeking SUBSTITUTE volunteer tour guides (to fill in with shifts as needed or to be "on call" when others are absent) and TUESDAY AFTERNOON tour guides to work weekly 1-4 (or longer).


Enthusiastic and friendly volunteers with an interest in Colorado history and state government and who enjoy working with people of all ages and from all walks of life are encouraged to apply!

Capitol guides are responsible for leading historical tours throughout the building, including the Capitol museum and dome observation area, and providing visitors with concierge type services at satelite visitor information desks.

The Colorado State Capitol welcomes about 300,000 visitors annually, with nearly 70,000 visitors taking tours of our beautiful and historic Statehouse, including many student groups, senior groups, and professionals. For more information about the Capitol, please visit our website at http://leg.colorado.gov/visit-learn.

We are open Monday-Friday and are not able to offer weekend shifts.

Contact Erika at erika.osterberg@state.co.us with questions about this volunteer opportunity.

We look forward to working with YOU!

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About Colorado State Capitol

Location:

200 East Colfax Avenue, Denver, CO 80203, US

Mission Statement

Colorado State Capitol Visitor Services staff provides assistance to 70,000 people annually. We conduct tours and provide information and concierge-type services for the public, including many international and domestic tourists, student groups, and government affiliates.

Description

We are seeking enthusiastic volunteers with an interest in Colorado history and state goverment who enjoy working with the public. Capitol guides are responsible for leading tours, staffing the gift desk, Capitol museum and dome observation area, and providing visitors with concierge-type services.

The Capitol is open Monday thru Friday - we do not offer volunteers hours on weekends or evenings.

Our volunteers also have the opportunity to participate in fun events like our annual Colorado Day celebration. In the fall, we welcome our volunteer staff to join us for monthly field trips and get-togethers.

Parking is provided for volunteers during their shifts.

Erika

erika.osterberg@state.co.us

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Colorado State Capitol200 East Colfax AvenueDenver, CO 80203

(39.73952,-104.98479)
 

SKILLS

  • History
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Customer Service
  • People Skills
  • Public Speaking
  • General Education

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • 6 hours per month
  • Must love working with the public and people from all walks of life, including children. Note that Capitol tours involve walking throughout the building, including up and down the stairs.

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