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8 - Items for Discussion/Information, Volunteer Program Report 2000~ VOLUNTEER PROGRAM REPORT 2000 CITY OF BOULDER PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT The volunteer program enhances the services provided by the Pazks and Recreahon Department m many ways. Pnmanly, ttus program creates a connechon between the department and the commumty members who enjoy our sites and facihhes, vtsrt our natural azeas, and panc~ipate m our recreahonal offenngs These commiuuty relarionslups aze the hallmazk of our volunteer program. During the year 2000, Parks and Recreahon Department volunteers participated m a variety of acriviries• • Momtonng raptors that mhabit the Mountam Pazks and Reservoir • Assisring at the Great Rubber Duck Race and the Fazry Tale Trazl fund raisers • Pulhng knapweed, tlustle and myrtle spurge from natural lands m Boulder • Removing htter from the Boulder Creek, Ctty Pazks and Boulder Reservotr • Panc~ipahng m work days and complehng special pro~ects m City Pazks • Workmg with youth, people wtth disabilihes and other visrtors to our facihhes A total of 41,530 volunteer hours were contnbuted to the department m 2000, as compazed to 37,240 volunteer hours m 1999 Components of the program repornng mcreased participahon include: Adopt- a- Pazk, Adopt- a- Stream, City Parks Work Days, Commucuty Service, EXPAND Program Aides and Duck Race Fundrazser, Interns, Mountazn Pazks, and Youth ~ Recreation Program Aides. In the year 2000, Pazks and Recreahon Department volunteers were recoguzed for their efforts m a vanety of ways. The department awazded outstandmg volunteers with plaques recogmzmg many yeazs of dedicated service to the commiuuty. Adopt- a- Stream volunteers' efforts were recoguzed with s~gns along Boulder Creek Path acknowledgmg their contnbuhons. The department made a concerted effort to demonstrate its appreciation for the many mdividual and groups of volunteers who donated theu hme and efForts dunng the year 2000 Outhned in the chart below aze the reports of volunteer hours and their eshmated dollaz value by program and program component. This value is based on the skill level reqiured for each~ob. For example, the Pazks and Recrearion Advisory Board sets pohcy direchon for the department, and their volunteer hours aze eshmated to be worth $17 00 per hour A volunteer in the Boulder Mountain parks receives considerable trauung and their hme is esUmated at $10 00 per hour Many of the parks work day pro~ects and commumty servtce pro~ects mvolve basic manual labor and these volunteer hours aze eshmated at $8.00 per hour Using an average valuarion of $11 25 per hour worked, the 2000 volunteer program had an dollar value of $467,212 50, wluch is equivalent to 19 FTE (full-hme employees). ~ v.. PROJECT HOITRLY HOURS ESTIMATEII ~ WAGES VALUE -~" I. Volunteer Services Total $8 OQ 2Q $160.~0 II. EXPAND Program aides $8 00 2,260 $18,080 00 Intems $9.00 3,920 $35,280.00 Duck Race fund raiser $8 00 350 $2,800 00 Pro-Leisure Golf fund razser $8.00 100 $800 00 Fazry Tale Trail fund razser $8.00 4,260 $34.080.00 Total $91,064.00 III. Youth Recreation Program Program azdes Total $9.00 600 $5,400 00 IV. Adopt-a-Park Orgazuzahons/Individuals Total $8.00 730 $5,840 00 ~ ~~ V. Adopt-a-Stream Orgazuzahons Total $8.00 750 $6,000.00 VI. Park workdays Orgazuzarions/Individuals Total $8.00 1,160 $9,280.00 '""'-, 2 ~--` f.„.,, ~, aa~v~ua.i .........~...~ WAGES ~...~..~~... ~..._~._____ VALiTE VII. Mountain Parks Total $10 00 7,400 $74,000.00 VIII. Community Service Volunteers Reservoir $8.00 1,320 $10,560 00 Recreahon Centers $8.00 2,500 $20,000.00 Ctty Pazks $8.00 200 $1,600 00 Total $32,160 00 IX. Athletics Football coaches $9.00 3,000 $27,000 00 Basketball coaches $9.00 360 $3,240 00 In-line skahng $9.00 540 $4,860.00 ~ Volleyball coaches $9.00 108 $972.00 Misc. $9 00 300 $2,700 00 Total 4,708 $42,372.00 X. Columbia Cemetery Volunteers Volunteers Total $9 00 1,000 $9,000 00 X. Other PotteryLab $10.00 850 $8,500.00 Parks & Recreahon Intems $9.00 1,800 $16,200.00 Total $24,700 00 , ~ ,,,r, 3 PItOJECT HOURLY WAGES HOURS ESTIMATED VALUE XI. AdvisoryBoard Total $17.00 500 $8,500.00 XII. Boulder Creek Fesrival Total $8.00 7,500 $6Q000.00 Sum Total 41,530 $467,212.50 19 F"TE (Full Time Equivalent @ 2080/hrs per year x$11.25 per hour average dollar value) ~ .._.+ '"'*, ~ ..r 4