High Impact Volunteer Opportunties

Consistency builds Trust from which Relationships are Born

Restoration Outreach Programs (ROP) offers a priceless opportunity to serve Christ by joining a team and making a commitment of a few hours, one day a week for one year serving in urban ministry in Northeast Denver and Northwest Aurora, CO, as a high impact volunteer.  There are many exciting ministries to choose from:


Training is provided and a one-year commitment is required for all high impact volunteer opportunities.  For a full Ministry Description or to ask questions or for a volunteer application packet, please contact:

ROP Resource Ministries: email Vicki Bryant or call 720-859-2513

Weekly Food Bank VolunteerFood Bank Volunteers seek to make an eternal impact on marginalized individuals and families living along East Colfax in Aurora, CO, by providing compassion, encouragement, respect, and food at our weekly food banks:

  • Monday food collection & setup from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday setup and food bank ministry from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

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Work Readiness Tutors desire to represent Christ as we build redemptive relationships with students within the context of GED tutoring. Tutors work one on one with students, building their knowledge and skill base as they build relationships by creating a supportive, encouraging and safe learning environment.

  • Commitment of one day a week, for a 2-hour tutoring session any Monday through Friday, 1:00 to 3:00 p.m or Tuesday nights 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

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ESL Teachers (English as a Second Language) are not required to speak any foreign languages.  Christian volunteers will receive curriculum, training and guidance throughout the school year with summers off.  Trainers will have the opportunity for relational ministry as they build friendships with our eager refugee and immigrant students in the community.  Choose either:

  • A commitment of two days a week, for a one and a half hour class, any Monday through Friday, 9 am to 10:30 am or 10:30 am to 12 pm course.

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Childcare for StudentsChild Care Volunteers are passionate about kids and desire the chance to be Christ with skin on to those who need child care while involved in one of ROP’s programs. Child Care volunteers build relationships with both the children and their parents by creating a supportive, encouraging and safe

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Adult Mentoring and CouncelingVolunteer Mentors and Counselors for adults seek to bring restoration and healing to individuals and families who otherwise would not be able to obtain these services through the facilitation of Biblically based counseling services.  Counselors and clients matched based on leadership assessment of counselor experience and client need.

      • 1-2 counseling sessions per week or as needed

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Community Outreach Coordinators ROP is also seeking experienced planners to conduct one or more of the ROP large community outreaches. The Outreach Coordinator will work alongside our Community Outreach Director in planning an entire event(s) which includes:

      • Date Setting
      • Event Planning
      • Networking with churches/individuals/groups and other non-profit agencies
      • Recruiting volunteers, worship teams and/or speakers
      • Raising funds/donations and other resources needed for the event(s)
      • Administrative tasks such as producing flyers, name badges, event agenda(s), etc.

Email Vicki Bryant or call 303-898-0649
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ROP Youth Ministries: email Matt Smith or Ashley Leopold call 720-859-2513

After School TutoringAfter School Tutoring (2nd -6th grades) – The tutoring program provides academic and homework help for elementary students at Crawford Elementary. During the program, the students work with a tutor building their knowledge and skill base (including reading) as they build relationships in a supportive, encouraging, and safe learning environment.

      • Tuesday afternoons with elementary students 3:15 – 4:30 p.m.
      • Volunteers commit to coming from 3:00-4:45 one day a week.

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Spark NiteSelah Mentor (K-5th)  – During these nights our kids are exposed to the gospel of Jesus Christ through lessons, crafts, skits, and relationships with loving adult mentors.  We also offer the children opportunities to challenge themselves, to try new things, and to trust in others and in God.

      • Monday evening from 4:00 – 6:30 p.m.
      • Volunteers commit to coming from 4:00-7:00 one night a week.

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Teen Mentor (6th-8th) – The teen ministry is a night of presence for middle and high school kids where volunteers prayerfully pursue redemptive friendships in a team atmosphere allowing long-term relationships to grow organically.  We accomplish this by consistently being there for them on our scheduled night, ready to listen or play a game, and developing a strong sense of safety and family for the teens.

      • Wednesday evening from 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
      • Volunteers commit to coming from 6:00-8:00 p.m.

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Restoration Outreach Programs: email  Kent Scroggs or call 303-525-2255

ROP Office Volunteers play a critical role as they serve as the first point of contact for many contacting ROP and assist the staff and ministry by performing a variety of administrative functions, including reception, mailings, and phone coverage.

          • Weekly 2 – 4 hr. periods

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ROP Computer Technician Volunteers provide behind the scenes direction and support to our ministry and staff by providing technical support as needed for our network and computers.

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Restoration Outreach Programs (ROP) thrives because high impact volunteers act as a catalyst to the individuals taking part in our ministry programs and the community being built along East Colfax in Aurora, CO. They not only help serve the needs of those taking advantage of the benefits ROP offers, but also bring home the blessings and experiences learned to share with family, friends and their church of God in action through tough times and over issues that take time.

Serving on ColfaxThough we have volunteers of all ages, most of our long-term volunteers are either recent college graduates engaged in post-graduate volunteering or retirees who want to continue to make a difference.  Because of the greater time commitment, they are making, long-term volunteers are able to take on mission-critical service positions that require someone willing to give the time and energy needed to address our urban community’s most persistent challenges.

Being a high impact volunteer is a unique experience, one that allows the volunteer to see the growth of individuals and families through friendship and community.  Relational ministry illuminates problems in the areas of social justice to live simply in a marginalized community.   Volunteers and staff have a crucial impact on the tone and atmosphere of our programs at ROP through their participation while living out their faith as everyday Christians in service to God’s kingdom.

Benefits of Long-term Volunteering

Long-term volunteers receive a multitude of benefits from their service time, including, but not limited to, the following:

          • Immersion in an urban multicultural community set on rebuilding itself
          • Living in an intentional community made up of oversea refugees from Africa to the Middle and Eastern countries
          • Valuable experience in building and maintaining healthy relationships
          • Etc….

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