WANT TO IMPROVE THE COMMUNITY? JOIN THE ROTARY TAOS MILAGRO. This civic organization manages a number of community improvement programs and projects that promote literacy, health, education, sustainability and more. To apply, visit taosrotary.org.

YOU LIKE ANIMALS ? VOLUNTEER AT STRAY HEARTS. The Stray Hearts Animal Shelter can always use an extra set of helping hands for a variety of projects, from walking the dog to cleaning and building. To apply, visit strayhearts.org/volunteer.

WRITERS ON THE RANGE is looking for writers of color, women and fresh voices; subjects on the intermontane territory; authentic and unique perspectives on western public lands, water, natural resources, agriculture or economic institutions; number of words 750. See writersontherange.org, or send an email to [email protected]

TAOS SENIORS AND NEIGHBORS ENSEMBLE (TENT) is looking for drivers, tech support, and house maintenance volunteers to support Taos elders. Email [email protected], call 575-224-6335 or visit TaosElders.org.

The MILLICENT ROGERS MUSEUM is looking for volunteers to help with collections and exhibitions. Anyone interested in arts, culture and community projects in the Southwest should call the MRM at 575-758-2462 or email [email protected]

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 the services and resources offered by a coalition of local non-profit organizations dealing with local issues, such as housing insecurity, education, literacy and conservation. Visit dreamtreeproject.org/ecc for more information.

TAOS IMMIGRANT ALLIES is looking for bilingual volunteers to help clients register for COVID vaccination and other opportunities. Email [email protected] or call Del Endres at 575-770-0133.

NEW MEXICO’S HISTORIC PRESERVATION DIVISION SITEWATCH program trains citizen volunteers 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 adopted by site stewards who monitor them regularly for signs of erosion, wear and tear, vandalism and looting. For more information see nmhistoricpreservation.org/programs/sitewatch.html.

TAOS CONNECTS is a free, non-profit website that connects Magic Circle volunteers and resources with neighbors in need. We feature local projects from non-profit organizations, religious groups, schools, businesses and individuals. For more information, see taosconnects.org; or to browse volunteer opportunities, go to app.vomo.org/org/taos-connects.

COURT APPOINTED SPECIAL LAWYER required. Become a CASA volunteer serving foster children. Call 575-758-0106 or email [email protected]

HABITAT FOR HUMANITY TAOS needs volunteers. Call Miriam Jones at 575-779-6232.

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

Taos’ LITTLE FREE PANTRY PROJECT Immigrant Allies is looking for volunteer Stewards for Little Free Pantries located in the Taos community. Email [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.

The TAOS CENTER FOR THE ARTS is looking for volunteers interested in promoting arts and culture in the community. Contact the TCA and respond to a brief survey at [email protected] or 575-758-2052.

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