Volunteer Opportunities: February 17-23, 2022 | Announcements


CIVILIAN AIR PATROL meets every Thursday at Taos Airport and accepts applications for membership in Cadet Programs (12-18) and Leadership/Emergency Services (18+). Cadets learn about aerospace, leadership and more with access to local and national activities. Adults support cadet learning and respond to emergency missions through the CAP. For more information, go to nm006.cap.gov or call Capt. Michael Anaya-Gorman at 505-870-8303.

RENEWABLE TAOS meets weekly via zoom to plan and execute projects such as defending solar and wind energy, improving electrical transmission, beneficial electrification of homes and businesses, additional charging stations for cars electricity and working with schools to introduce K-12 climate education. For more information, visit rwww.enewabletaos.orgemail [email protected] or call 575-770-3267.

DOCENT IT SOUND FUN work at the Millicent Rogers Museum? MRM is running its docent training program for those interested in educating the public about local history, culture and the Southwest starting Tuesday, February 1 from 3:30-5:00 p.m. for 8 consecutive weeks, with the program due to end on March 22. lessons are free. MRM is also looking for volunteers to help with collections and exhibitions. For more information, contact Karen Chertok at [email protected] or call 575-758-2462.

STRAY HEARTS ANIMAL SHELTER is looking for qualified potential candidates to serve on its Board of Directors. Ideal candidates will have some of the following qualifications: interest in community service, fundraising experience, previous board experience, ethnic/racial diversity, and the ability to attend regular meetings virtually or in person. anybody. To apply, send your contact information, resume or short biography with your background and qualifications to [email protected] with the board in the subject line. For more information, visit strayhearts.org.

ROTARY CLUB TAOS MILAGRO is looking for bookworms who want to help Taos children develop a lifelong affinity for books. A Taos Milagro Rotary Club program aims to foster a love of reading among students at Ranchos Elementary. If interested, contact Lucille at 575-779-4837 or email For the Love of Reading at [email protected].

WRITERS ON THE RANGE seeks writers of color, women and fresh voices; themes on the intermountain territory; authentic and unique perspectives on Western public lands, water, natural resources, agriculture, or economic institutions; word count 750. See writersontherange.orgor email [email protected].

TAOS SENIORS AND NEIGHBORS TOGETHER (TENT) is looking for drivers, technical support and housekeeping volunteers to support Taos seniors. Email [email protected], call 575-224-6335 or visit TaosElders.org.

ENCHANTED CIRCLE CORPS (ECC) is seeking individuals to serve as AmeriCorps service members beginning in December 2021. ECC members will help increase awareness and use of services and resources offered by a coalition of local organizations in nonprofit dealing with local issues, such as housing insecurity, education, literacy, and preservation. Visit dreamtreeproject.org/ecc for more information.

NEW MEXICO HISTORICAL PRESERVATION DIVISION SITE MONITORING trains volunteer citizens to monitor prehistoric and historic resources on public, private and tribal lands in their communities. Archaeological sites, historic buildings and places, trails, neon signs, bridges and structures are embraced by site stewards who regularly monitor them for signs of erosion, wear, vandalism and decay. looting. For information, see nmhistoricpreservation.org/programs/sitewatch.html.

TAOS CONNECTED is a free, non-profit website connecting Enchanted Circle volunteers and resources to neighbors in need. It features local projects from non-profit organizations, church groups, schools, businesses and individuals. To find out more, see taosconnects.org; to browse volunteer opportunities, go to app.vomo.org/org/taos-connects.

COURT-APPOINTED SPECIAL LAWYERS needed. Become a CASA volunteer working on behalf of foster children. Call 575-758-0106 or email [email protected].

HABITAT FOR HUMANITY TAOS needs more volunteers. Call Miriam Jones at 575-779-6232. For more information, visit taoshabitat.org.

HOSPICE VOLUNTEER TRAINING is available at Mountain Home Health Hospice, 630 Paseo del Pueblo Sur, Suite 180, Taos. To free. Dial 575-758-4786 ext. 121.

FREE SMALL PANTRY PROJECT of Taos Immigrant Allies is seeking volunteer stewards for Little Free Pantries located around Taos. Email t[email protected] or call Del Endres at 575-770-0133.

SOMOS needs book lovers to clean, sort, store and sell books. Call 575-758-0081.

TAOS ARTS CENTER is looking for volunteers interested in promoting arts and culture in Taos. Contact the TCA at [email protected] or 575-758-2052 or visit tcataos.org.


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