VOC Blog & News


Welcome to VOC's Blog and Newsroom, where you'll find the latest on VOC events and accomplishments, volunteer stewardship tips, behind-the-scenes stories, features on VOC staff and volunteers, industry insights and more!

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On Friday, November 11, VOC welcomed over 100 leadership volunteers to The Posner Center for its 2016 Appreciation & Awards Night. The event honored a number of dedicated volunteer leaders and organizational partners, and highlighted individuals who made significant contributions to VOC this season with a dinner and special presentation of awards.


Colorado Springs, Colo. – On Friday, October 7, 32 volunteers led by the statewide nonprofit, Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado (VOC), took part in an important trail restoration effort at Cheyenne Mountain Park.

Volunteers were with Lockheed Martin and The Mission Continues, who are working together to expand opportunities for veterans to continue serving their communities.


Four outstanding nonprofit organizations throughout Colorado were honored on October 2 as part of El Pomar Foundation's Awards for Excellence presentation ceremony in Black Hawk, including VOC. VOC received the Award for Excellence for the Metro Region in 2016. The award includes a $25,000 grant.


107 volunteers with Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado and Colorado Native Brew Crew donated 583 hours to restore trails, close social trails, haul away debris, and more

Denver, Colorado – 107 volunteers led by the statewide nonprofit, Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado (VOC), gathered at Hentzel Park Natural Area on Saturday, September 24 to restore and protect trails on one of the last known parks with undeveloped sand prairie in Denver.