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Outdoor Stewardship Institute: Leadership Opportunities & Trainings Calendar
Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado (VOC) offers a wide variety of leadership training opportunities through our Outdoor Stewardship Institute (OSI). OSI training courses are open to the public, and are great for:Browse the calendar below to find upcoming trainings. Use the drop-down search options to narrow your search. Simply click on the title and follow directions to complete your registration. Questions? Contact us at 303-715-1010 or voc@voc.org.

Please note that training is not necessary to volunteer on a VOC project. Trained leaders will instruct volunteers regarding tools and techniques the day of the project.
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Grand Junction Switchback Training
Learn the steps for building a proper switchback turn for mountain bike trails.
03/25/2017-03/25/2017
Location: Northwest (NW)
Minimum Age: 16


OSI Grand Junction Crew Leadership for Trails Training
A two-day workshop to learn crew leading skills and trail construction techniques.
04/01/2017-04/02/2017
Location: Western Slope
Minimum Age: 18


Advanced Ecological Restoration Skills Training
Learn the value and practice of ecological restoration.
04/01/2017-04/02/2017
Location: Front Range North
Minimum Age: 18


VOC Crew Chef Webinar Training
Cook for hardworking volunteers in the great outdoors!
04/05/2017-04/05/2017
Location: Denver Metro Area (MET)
Minimum Age: 16


Working with Youth in Outdoor Stewardship Webinar
Learn fun and effective ways to engage and lead youth in outdoor stewardship.
04/06/2017-04/06/2017
Location: Denver Metro Area (MET)
Minimum Age: 16


VOC Tool Manager Orientation
No tools...no projects. Come learn what it takes to be a VOC tool manager!
04/08/2017-04/08/2017
Location: Greater Denver Area
Minimum Age: 18


Volunteer Project Management Webinar Series
Develop and improve your volunteer project management skills!
04/17/2017-05/11/2017
Location: Eastern Plains
Front Range North
Front Range South
Greater Denver Area
Northern & Central Mountains
Southern Mountains
Western Slope
Minimum Age: 18


OSI Durango Crew Leadership for Trails Training
Learn about volunteer crew management for the construction and maintenance of sustainable trails.
04/29/2017-04/30/2017
Location: South Central (SC)
Minimum Age: 18


VOC Spring Trail Skills Training
Calling all VOC leaders: Spend a weekend improving your trail building skills.
04/29/2017-04/30/2017
Location: Greater Denver Area
Minimum Age: 16


Introduction to Trail Design at Mt. Evans Outdoor Lab
Brush up and expand upon your technical trail skills in this two-day seminar.
05/13/2017-05/14/2017
Location: Greater Denver Area
Minimum Age: 18


OSI Golden Gate Canyon Crew Leadership for Trails Training
Don't miss this exciting chance to learn about volunteer crew management and leadership.
05/20/2017-05/21/2017
Location: Front Range (FR)
Minimum Age: 18


Front Range Crosscut Saw Skills Training and Certification Workshop
Learn basic sawing tasks, and how to identify common safety mistakes.
05/20/2017-05/21/2017
Location: Front Range (FR)
Minimum Age: 18


VOC Crew Leader Training
This exciting training is a must for anyone interested in leading VOC volunteers!
06/03/2017-06/04/2017
Location: Greater Denver Area
Minimum Age: 16


OSI Lathrop State Park Crew Leadership for Trails Training
Learn the basics of volunteer crew management for the construction and maintenance of sustainable trails.
06/10/2017-06/11/2017
Location: Southern Mountains
Minimum Age: 16


Herman Gulch Drainage Structures and Trail Maintenance Skills Workshop
Learn fundamental, yet important trail maintenance skills at this hands-on training!
06/24/2017-06/24/2017
Location: Greater Denver Area
Minimum Age: 16