VOL­UN­TEER OP­POR­TU­NI­TIES

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AMER­I­CAN CAN­CER SO­CI­ETY seeks English-speak­ing and bilin­gual vol­un­teers to drive pa­tients to ap­point­ments and help with other tasks. 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.

CIVIL AIR PA­TROL SQUADRON is look­ing for vol­un­teers in Taos. You can join this group that helps in search and res­cue ef­forts, does aero­space ed­u­ca­tion and runs a cadet pro­gram for young peo­ple at the monthly meet­ings at 5:30 – 7 p.m. ev­ery third Tues­day at the large hangar at Taos Air­port or call Michael at (281) 467-0506.

COM­MU­NITY AGAINST VI­O­LENCE seeks vol­un­teers for of­fice work, fundrais­ing, events, land­scap­ing, the CAV Thrift Store and com­mu­nity out­reach ef­forts. Ap­pli­ca­tions at 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 peo­ple to help re­form the Taos Habi­tat for Hu­man­ity Re­store Com­mit­tee. This com­mit­tee will be re­spon­si­ble for the cre­ation of the Re­store 20192021 strate­gic plan, re­fin­ing and up­grad­ing the store op­er­at­ing guide­lines and will act as the li­ai­son be­tween store man­age­ment and the board of di­rec­tors. Did you know that the Re­store is now our No. 1 rev­enue source? We need to en­sure we are max­i­miz­ing the po­ten­tial of this im­por­tant as­set to our or­ga­ni­za­tion. Meet­ing is set for Mon­day, Nov. 26 at 3 p.m. Please email us with any ques­tions, or let us know of your in­ter­est at hfht@taos­net. com.

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.

MIL­LI­CENT ROGERS MU­SEUM is look­ing for in­ter­ested and hard­work­ing in­di­vid­u­als ready to jump in and help where needed. Please con­tact Katie Rit­ter at (575) 758-2462 or by email at co­or­di­na­tor@ mil­li­cen­trogers.org to ap­ply.

SOMOS needs book lovers. If you love books, be­come a

SOMOS vol­un­teer and help your­self to our huge se­lec­tion of used books. Vol­un­teers sell books, greet cus­tomers and straighten genre sec­tions. Also in­cluded is a com­pli­men­tary mem­ber­ship to SOMOS and free tick­ets to some SOMOS events. Con­tact somos@so­mostaos.net or call (575) 758-0081 for more in­for­ma­tion.

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 ED­U­CA­TION AND CA­REER CEN­TER needs vol­un­teer tu­tors. We serve adult stu­dents who have a wide range of skill lev­els, all below col­lege level. We need ded­i­cated vol­un­teers to work with our stu­dents in th­ese sub­ject ar­eas: lit­er­acy, 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 be part of the TENT sup­port team that pro­vides the re­sources needed to help lo­cal el­ders re­main in their homes as they age. Con­tact the TENT vol­un­teer co­or­di­na­tor at vol­un­teers@taoselders.org 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 taoslions.org or con­tact Paul White at (802) 779-5401 or pmw1199@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.

TAOS THRESH­OLD CHOIR is look­ing for peo­ple who love to sing. Can you com­mu­ni­cate kind­ness with your voice? The Taos Thresh­old choir may have a lovely op­por­tu­nity for you. Thresh­old Choir is a com­mu­nity of women singers who vol­un­teer our voices to bring com­fort at bed­side to Hos­pice clients. Please call An­nette to learn how to join us at (575)

776-5426.

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