Public service announcement

Volunteer Opportunities – January 17


AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY seeks English-speaking and bilingual volunteers to drive patients to appointments and help with other tasks. Call (575) 751-8927.

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.

CIVIL AIR PATROL SQUADRON is looking for volunteers. Monthly meetings 5:30-7 p.m. every third Tuesday of the month at the large hangar at Taos Airport or call (281) 467-0506.

COMMUNITY AGAINST VIOLENCE seeks volunteers for office work, fundraising, events, landscaping, the thrift store and outreach efforts. Applications at or stop by 945 Salazar Road, Taos.

DRIVERS NEEDED by the Road to Recovery program for cancer patients. Volunteer to drive people to their doctor and chemotherapy appointments. You can donate your time and use of your car to help out in this worthy effort. All you need is a driver’s license and a stint in the American Cancer Society’s training program. Call 1(800) 227-2345.

EQUINE SPIRIT SANCTUARY seeks volunteers,13 Los Caballos Road, Ranchos de Taos. Call Ruth Bourgeois (575) 758-1212, or email

HABITAT FOR HUMANITY TAOS needs volunteers to work in its Habitat ReStore on a regular basis. Call (575) 758-7827.

HOLY CROSS HOSPITAL AUXILIARY is looking for volunteers. Call Darlene Vigil (575) 779-0230 or Chavi Guerra (575) 770-4098, or pick up an application at the hospital gift shop.

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

LIBRARY VOLUNTEERS NEEDED. Taos Children’s Library is looking for volunteers to help out with storytime and crafts Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. Call Annette Montoya (575) 737-2589 or email

MILLICENT ROGERS MUSEUM is looking for volunteers. Please contact Katie Ritter at (575) 758-2462 or by email at to apply.

SOMOS needs book lovers. Contact or call (575) 758-0081.

STRAY HEARTS ANIMAL SHELTER. Come volunteer at 1200 Saint Francis Lane, Taos. Call (575) 758-2981.

TAOS EDUCATION AND CAREER CENTER needs volunteer tutors in English, English Language Learning (ELL) and math. If you are interested or would like more information, please call us at (575) 737-3730 or stop by our office at 115 Civic Plaza Drive. Entrance and parking are on Bedford Street.

TAOS ELDERS AND NEIGHBORS TOGETHER. TENT is seeking volunteers to provide help to local elders in their homes as they age. Contact

TAOS LIONS CLUB is looking for new members and volunteers. Visit the website or call Paul White at (802) 779-5401.

TAOS RETIREMENT VILLAGE is looking for volunteers. Contact Kris Gallegos (575) 758-8248 ext. 112.

TAOS THRESHOLD CHOIR is looking for people who love to sing. Threshold Choir is a community of women singers who volunteer our voices to bring comfort at bedside to hospice clients. Call Annette at (575) 776-5426.

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