Alyssa Roberts

Alyssa Roberts
Grand Junction, CO

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Volunteer Opportunities in GJ

Catholic Outreach of Mesa County is looking for volunteers to help with three different programs that they offer, performing a variety of tasks:
  • Day Center - Receptionist, Laundry, shower and storage supervisor, mail and message deliver, cleaning and maintenance. Call 970-263-3658 for more information.
  • Outreach Center - Receptionist, Interviewers, clothes sorters, data entry, story readers, food sorting, administrative, cleaning and maintenance. Call 970-241-3658 for more information.
  • Soup Kitchen - Cooks, food prep, dishwashers, food sorters, servers, food pickups, recycling, cleaning and maintenance. Call 970-243-0091 for more information
Colorado National Monument is looking for volunteers to help work the visitor center desk as well as a few other opportunities. For more information, visit their website.
Community Hospital is looking for volunteers to assist the operation of the hospital in a variety of capacities. For more information, please contact Bev Stephens at 970-298-6260 or You can also visit their website.

Food Bank of the Rockies is looking for volunteers to working in the warehouse filing orders, performing light cleaning and completing occasional office work. For more information, please contact Betty Heath at 970-464-1138or You can also visit their website.
Grand Junction Police Department is looking for volunteers to help with two different programs.
  • Public Safety Volunteers help by performing clerical work, computer entry, statistical analysis, providing tours, extra patrol, investigation assistance, community presentations, neighborhood speed controls, graffiti, and vacation checks. For more information, contact Jeannie Lewis at 970-549-5130.
  • Victim's Advocates are available to provide support, information, and resources for victims during ongoing investigation. Serve 4, 12 hour on-call shifts a month. For more information, please contact Mary Harmeling at 970-549-5290.

Sunday, April 15, 2018


Discover These Hidden Gems
The landscape surrounding Grand Junction provides an ideal environment for year-round outdoor adventure. With plenty of sunshine and mild weather, almost any day is perfect for 18 holes of golf, an epic mountain bike ride, or a scenic hike in Colorado National Monument. But did you know Grand Junction has several lesser known activities worthy of checking off any bucket list. Here are five ideas for discovering some of Grand Junction's hidden gems.

1. Rock Climbing, Canyoneering, and Adventure Hiking
2. Unique River & Lake Adventures
3. Dinosaur Museum, Trails, and Digs
4. Tour The Little Book Cliffs Wild Horse Range
5. Agritourism in Action 

Monday, April 2, 2018


Friday-Sunday, April 13-15 | A weekend of fun and running on the beautiful trails near Fruita, Colorado, choose your length from a variety offered. See website for list of races and schedule of events.

April 13, 2018 - April 15, 2018
Kokopelli Trail System
Mack Trailhead 
Mack, CO 81525