Heritage Culturalist Volunteer Training


Cause Areas


Thu May 17, 2018 08:00 AM - Sat May 19, 2018 05:00 PM


3745 E. Prospect Rd. #205Fort Collins, CO 80525
Group photo of volunteers at one of the 2016 historical site visits


  • Pursue your interest in the history of Northern Colorado!
  • Learn how to document historic sites!
  • Share your knowledge and expertise with others!
What is the Heritage Culturalist Program?

The Heritage Culturalist Program (HCP) is a FREE ambassador training program that educates volunteers in the rich history and recreation opportunities of the Cache la Poudre River National Heritage Area (CALA). Once trained, volunteers provide interpretation and expertise to the public at Poudre Heritage Alliance (PHA) programs and events.

What does a Heritage Culturalist Volunteer do?

During the training, HCP Volunteers visit historical sites and participate in interactive discussions to develop deeper knowledge of the CALA. Once the training program is completed, HCP volunteers use their expertise to educate the public and increase awareness of the National Heritage Area by:

  • Leading community events, teacher workshops, seminars, guided tours, and other activities.
  • Participate in additional training opportunities and educational events through PHA and its partner organizations.
  • Creating professional documentation of Heritage Area resources that enhance heritage tourism opportunities.
Go here to apply today before April 20th: https://poudreheritage.org/heritage-culturalist-volunteers/


  • Program Management
  • Adult Education
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Social Media / Blogging
  • Administrative Support
  • Community Outreach

Good Match For

Teens People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 14
  • Orientation or Training
  • Approximately 18 hours of training
  • A passion for the Cache la Poudre River, with a two year commitment of forty hours

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