Volunteer opportunities Feb. 22-28


AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY seeks English-speaking and bilingual volunteers. Call (575) 751-8927.

ANGEL FIRE'S MILITARY WINTERFEST needs volunteers to work as greeters and at the registration table. Feb. 22-25. If you can help, email Lysa Hopson at lysahopson@gmail.com.

BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS provides mentoring relationships for boys and girls ages 5-18. Call Oralia González, (575) 779-0003, or Karen Koyote, (575) 770-5751.

COMMUNITY AGAINST VIOLENCE seeks volunteers for office work, fundraising, events, landscaping, the CAV Thrift Store and community outreach efforts. Download applications at taoscav.org or stop by 945 Salazar Road, Taos.

EQUINE SPIRIT SANCTUARY seeks volunteers for horse rescue, with equine-assisted learning and therapeutic programs for people. 13 Los Caballos Road, Ranchos de Taos. Call Ruth Bourgeois, (575) 758-1212, or email ruth@equinespiritsanctuary.org.

HABITAT FOR HUMANITY OF TAOS is looking for someone with grant writing experience. Call Kevin Miller (575) 758-7827.

HEART OF TAOS helps homeless and imminently homeless women. It seeks volunteers to help with transportation. HEART also seeks Smith's gift cards of $25-50. Contact Ama at (575) 776-4245 or visit heartoftaos.org.

HOLY CROSS HOSPITAL AUXILIARY seeks adults to work in the gift shop, day surgery and as patient advocates. Teens are needed, too. Call Judy Rebholtz, (575) 751-1188, or pick up an application at the hospital.

HOSPICE VOLUNTEER TRAINING with Mountain Home Health Hospice, 630 Paseo del Pueblo Sur, Suite 180, Taos. Free. Call (575) 758-4786, ext. 121.

NONPROFIT CENTER: To start a nonprofit center for those suffering from life crisis or chemical deficiency. Christians called to serve their community call Dawan at (575) 224-7178 to organize a meeting.

NORTH CENTRAL NEW MEXICO VETERANS' TRANSPORTATION NETWORK transports disabled veterans to approved medical facilities. The organization seeks dedicated working board members, volunteer drivers and grant writers. Call (575) 770-0163 or email ncnmvtn@kitcarson.net.

PLANNED PETHOOD TAOS seeks volunteers to help with outdoor cat spaying/neutering (S/N) and related services. Call or text (575) 613-4110.

READING TO END RACISM seeks individuals as readers and mentors. See facebook.com/TaosRER or call Daniel Escalante (720) 987-8148.

SOMOS, the literary society of Taos, seeks volunteers for its Young Writers Program and also needs help in its used bookstore, Tuesday-Friday 10-4 and Saturday 10-2. Call (575) 758-008.

STRAY HEARTS VOLUNTEERS: Needed are dog socializers and walkers, cat petters and drivers to transport animals. Call (575) 758-2981.

TAOS EDUCATION AND CAREER CENTER seeks volunteers to work with adult students in literacy, English language learning and math. Call (575) 737-3730 or visit the TECC office, 115 Civic Plaza Drive.

TAOS THRESHOLD CHOIR is open to new members. The choir is a community of women singers who volunteer our voices to bring comfort at an important threshold of life. We sing a cappella at bedside to hospice clients. For more information, call Annette (575) 776-5426 or (802) 734-8691.

TFAF BOARD VOLUNTEERS. Taos Fall Arts Festival needs volunteers to serve as a TFAF board member or committee member. Call Paul Figueroa, (575) 779-8579, or Rikki Pass, (719) 492-1264.

VOICES FOR BIODIVERSITY is seeking a volunteer video editor to work on one short video project each month. Most projects will entail editing short videos but may also offer an opportunity to create video about biodiversity. Please contact us at hr@voicesforbiodiversity.org.

YOUTH HEARTLINE seeks CASA and SmART house volunteers, advocates for foster kids. Training provided. Contact Yasmin Haque. Call (575) 758-0106.

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