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Below are some of the most current, up-and-coming volunteering opportunities in the Roaring Fork Valley. Follow the links to get started.

Taste of basalt BENEFITING the basalt education foundation

November 5th from 6-11 pm at the Roaring Fork Club
The Basalt Education Foundation (BEF) raises funds to enhance education in the Basalt public schools. BEF seeks to maximize community investment in the Basalt schools to deliver innovative, creative programming and experiences for every student, removing all school budgetary constraints, to provide students with the highest quality education possible.

Taste of Basalt will take place Saturday, November 5, 2016, 6-11pm at the Roaring Fork Club. This beloved annual autumn event held at the Roaring Fork Club will feature food samples from some of the area’s best restaurants, plus cocktail, wine and beer tasting from local distributors, DJ dancing, an on-site silent auction and a raffle.

Volunteers needed for the following positions on November 5th:
  • One coat check - 5:30 pm-11:30 pm
  • Two people to pour wine - 5:30 pm-11:00 pm
  • Five people to bus tables - 5:30 pm-11:30 pm
  • Four people to assist with silent auction check-out - 8:00 pm-11:30 pm
  • One beverage runner – 6:00pm -9:30pm
  • Two people to pour beer – 5:30pm-9:30pm
What better way to use one of your paid volunteer days than this fun, local event to benefit the children of Basalt Schools! Contact Alyson Gish to sign up. Please commit by Friday, October 28th if you are able to help with this wonderful event!

Farm to table free community meal hosted by aspen tree

Shifts available November 18th to 21st 10 am - 4 pm and November 22nd from 10 am -9 pm at the Hotel Jerome
With fall underway, it is time for Aspen T.R.E.E. to start planning their ninth annual Community Meal. Every year, the event brings together around 1,000 people to enjoy this free, locally sourced, organic feast and celebrate the community before the start of the busy winter season. Shift details below.If interested email Catherine Lutz to sign up.

  • Food prep (no experience necessary): November 18 to November 21 -10am - 4pm
  • Setup and prep: November 22 - 10 am - 3 pm
  • Clean up and leftover packaging: November 22 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm
All shift below are 4:30pm - 8pm with an all volunteer dinner at 4pm. If you cannot volunteer a full shift Aspen TREE would still like your help!

  • Greeters / silent auction
  • Parking staff
  • Food platers
  • Dining room servers
  • Table ambassadors
Table ambassadors described: A new volunteer opportunity this year is a table ambassador for each of the 30 tables. Ambassadors will host and greet guests as they arrive, answer any questions about how the event works, and give them insight into the depths of quality in the food they are eating and where it comes from, as well as let them know some basics about Aspen TREE over the hour they are enjoying the meal.