Volunteer opportunities: June 7-13


AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY seeks English-speaking and bilingual volunteers. 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.

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

EQUINE SPIRIT SANCTUARY seeks volunteers for horse rescue, 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.

GREENHOUSE VOLUNTEERS NEEDED at Wumaniti Earth Native Sanctuary. Call (575) 776-2856.

HABITAT FOR HUMANITY OF TAOS is looking for volunteers to help build homes and work in the Habitat Restore shop. Call (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.

NEW MEXICO WILDERNESS ALLIANCE is looking for hikers in the greater Taos area. New Mexico Wild is partnering with the Forest Service to complete solitude monitoring in the Carson National Forest. If you enjoy hiking in the wilderness and are willing to document how many people you see on the trail, then you're the perfect fit for this project. Training will be provided. Contact Rhett Spencer at rhett@nmwild.org.

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