Community Service and Volunteer Opportunities

CVMA has many ways to get involved in the community and engage with your colleagues and we know how rewarding and important volunteer opportunities can be for our veterinarians and their staff. There are a variety of ways you can connect with your community in a volunteer capacity, from career fairs to community outreach to helping at CVMA events and educational offerings like convention. You will find a list below of many opportunities held throughout the year. Exact dates may still need to be determined on some events, but if you see a volunteer opportunity you would like to know more about, please contact the appropriate staff person listed in the table below for more information or to sign up.

We have included PetAid Colorado volunteer opportunities since PetAid is the philanthropic partner of CVMA. Each year, volunteer veterinarians or technicians are needed to help those that have barriers to receiving veterinary care for their pet in a traditional setting. PetAid Community Outreach seeks to remedy the issues of access to veterinary care for those pets of people with scarce financial resources and personal barriers to receiving care in a veterinary clinic setting. Personal barriers can include (but are not limited to) mobility, age, culture, language, poor health, homelessness, and people with disabilities.

CVMA currently has the following volunteer opportunities available. Please contact the appropriate CVMA staff member listed to volunteer.

Event

Date

Time

Location

City

Staff Contact

PetAid Wellness & Vaccine Clinic (DVM help needed)

August 22, 2016

9:30 AM – 4:00 PM

Olin Hotel

Denver

Tara McChesney – TaraMcChesney@colovma.org

PetAid Wellness & Vaccine Clinic (DVM and tech help needed)

August 31, 2016

9:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Walsh Manor

Denver

Tara McChesney – TaraMcChesney@colovma.org

PetAid Wellness & Vaccine Clinic (Tech help needed)

September 12, 2016

1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Lawrence Street Community Center

Denver

Tara McChesney – TaraMcChesney@colovma.org

CVMA Convention 2016 Student Roundtable Breakfast Facilitator

September 24, 2016

6:30 AM – 7:20 AM

Embassy Suites Hotel, Spa, and Conference Center

Loveland

Nancy Cross – NancyCross@colovma.org

CVMA Convention 2016 Education Session Host

September 23-25, 2016

Time Varies

Embassy Suites Hotel, Spa, and Conference Center

Loveland

Nancy Cross – NancyCross@colovma.org

PetAid Wellness & Vaccine Clinic (DVM and tech help needed)

October 7, 2016

1:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Crawford Elementary

Aurora

Tara McChesney – TaraMcChesney@colovma.org

CVMA Booth at Denver Public Schools 8th Grade Career Fair

November 2, 2016

9:30 AM – 1:30 PM

National Western Complex

Denver

Lauren Gladu – LaurenGladu@colovma.org

CVMA Booth at Douglas County Schools 8th Grade Career Fair

November 9, 2016

7:30 AM – 2:30 PM

Douglas County Events Center

Castle Rock

Lauren Gladu – LaurenGladu@colovma.org

Planning CVMA Convention 2017

October 2016 – September 2017 (2 in person meetings)

Time Varies

Email and two meetings at each CVMA BIG Ideas Forums

Breckenridge, TBD

Nancy Cross – NancyCross@colovma.org

CVMA Colorado Science & Engineering Fair (judges needed)

April 2017

12:30 PM – 5:00 PM

TBD

TBD

Tara McChesney – TaraMcChesney@colovma.org

CVMA 9PetCheck (DVM and tech help needed for PetAid Animal Hospital mobile unit and clinic)

April 8-9, 2017

Time Varies

PetAid Animal Hospital and 9News Studios

Denver

Katherine Wiley – KatherineWiley@petaidcolorado.org

CVMA Furry Scurry

May 2017

7:30 AM – 12:00 PM

Washington Park

Denver

Lauren Gladu – LaurenGladu@colovma.org