VOL­UN­TEER OP­POR­TU­NI­TIES

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

(575) 751-8927.

AMP PRO­DUC­TIONS is seek­ing vol­un­teers to work up­com­ing shows here in Taos. Var­i­ous po­si­tions are still avail­able. Shifts are four hours and get you into that show for the day. Email: de­v­erani@taos­net.com or mar­tinezseby@ya­hoo.com. Come have some fun!

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) 7581212, 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) 7764245 or visit

HIK­ERS NEEDED BY NEW MEX­ICO WILDER­NESS AL­LIANCE. 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.

HOLY CROSS HOSPI­TAL AUX­IL­IARY seeks adults to work in the gift shop, day surgery and as pa­tient ad­vo­cates. Teens are needed, too. Call Darlene Vigil (575) 779-0230, 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. For fur­ther in­for­ma­tion con­tact An­nette Mon­toya (575) 7372589 or email amon­toya@taos­gov.com.

STRAY HEARTS AN­I­MAL SHEL­TER is look­ing for dog walk­ers, cat pet­ters, trans­port driv­ers, of­fice help, handyper­son ser­vices, etc. Want to make a dif­fer­ence in an an­i­mals life, and yours too? Come vol­un­teer at

1200 Saint Fran­cis Lane, Taos. Call (575)758-2981 for more in­for­ma­tion.

TAOS LI­ONS CLUB is look­ing for new mem­bers and vol­un­teers to help with any of our pro­grams: KidSight, Adult Vi­sion, Schol­ar­ships, Scout­ing, Tio Vivo Carousel, Christ­mas Stock­ing Project and Flags on the Plaza. The Club is a di­ver­si­fied group of fun peo­ple, fo­cus­ing on pro­grams that help make Taos a bet­ter place to live. For more in­for­ma­tion, visit our web­site

or con­tact Paul White at (802)779-5401 or

pmw1199@gmail.com.

2018 TAOS FALL ARTS FES­TI­VAL opens Fri­day, Sept. 21 and runs through Sun­day, Sept.

30. For over 40 years the fes­ti­val has been suc­cess­ful, thanks to the artists and vol­un­teers. If you would like to vol­un­teer in var­i­ous ca­pac­i­ties from tak­ing in art on Sept. 14 to greet­ing vis­i­tors dur­ing the fes­ti­val, please con­tact taos­faf@gmail.com.

TAOS RE­TIRE­MENT VIL­LAGE is look­ing for vol­un­teers to as­sist with ac­tiv­i­ties, re­cep­tion and a wide va­ri­ety of tasks based on your ex­pe­ri­ence and in­ter­ests. If you are de­pend­able, good lis­ten­ers, com­pas­sion­ate, cheer­ful, pa­tient, re­spect­ful and demon­strate good judg­ment con­cern­ing the dig­nity and rights of our res­i­dents, you will en­joy this work. We wel­come you to con­sider giv­ing your time and tal­ents where and when pos­si­ble. Please con­tact Kris Gal­le­gos, life en­rich­ment di­rec­tor at

(575) 758-8248 ext. 112, or at Krisg@taos­re­tire­mentvil­lage.com.

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