Colorado Animal Welfare Conference Session

One of Us: Establishing Volunteer Culture Throughout Your Organization


1:30-2:45pm • Day 3 – September 22, 2023

White Pine Ballroom

Shelter Operations

Volunteers are integral to many organizations; their knowledge, skillsets, and willingness to support our mission is vital. Learn how to set up volunteers for success, engage all levels of staff in supporting your volunteer program, and set up robust appreciation methods to ensure all volunteers contribute generously and become lifelong advocates of your organization.

Robyn Levy

Lauren Rolfe

Lauren Rolfe is the volunteer coordinator at Denver Animal Shelter in Denver, Colorado. She has worked there for nine years and has been the coordinator for over five of those years. Rolfe loves the work that she does in supporting volunteers and her fellow co-workers. She has two dogs that she adopted from the shelter- Jato and Luna. In her free time, she enjoys reading and hiking.