Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum seeks volunteers to give guided tours forschool groups. Program requirements, training schedule, and other details will be discussed at an orientation on Wed., Sept. 3, 10 a.m. Training is required and provided free and will be held in four three-hour classroom sessions in Sept. For more, call Carol 385-5631.
Naturalist Training Course for new volunteers who will who will assist staff at Bear Creek and Fountain Creek Nature Centers. $30. Thurs., Aug. 21, 8 a.m. to noon or Thurs., Aug. 28, 12:30-4:30 p.m. Other dates available. Applications due Aug. 15. Contact Paula Megorden at Bear Creek Nature Center, 520-6387.
One Nation Walking Together accepts slightly used furniture, clothing and household items and distributes to American Indian reservations in need. Volunteers are needed to pack, sort, load boxes, pick up donations or provide office assistance. Call 329-0251 for details.
Rebuilding Together needs skilled and unskilled volunteers to install safety devices, perform minor repairs and work on building projects for elderly, disabled and low-income homeowners. Hours and commitment are flexible. Contact Karen Weber at, 634-4115 or email@example.com to learn how you can help your neighbors stay in homes that are safe, warm and dry.
Starsmore Discovery Center in Cheyenne Cañon is looking for volunteers to lead school programs in September and October. Work with kids preschool through 2nd grade. Call Bette at 578-6146.
Colorado Springs All Breed Rescue needs volunteers as foster parents, event workers, and administrative work. Call 264-6460 for more information.
Spaceship Earth Foundation, an international environmental education and global non-profit needs volunteers. Work from home, e-mail, phone or do school programs with kids. See
www.spaceship-earth.com Flexible hours Call Mark 636-3637 or 964-3935.
The Business of Art Center in Manitou seeks cultural enthusiasts to help coordinate events that include performance and visual art. Volunteer needs are gallery sitting, food preparation and ushering. This is an opportunity to meet local artists and musicians while contributing to the art community. For more call 685-1861.
YouthLink: Connecting Kids with Caring Adults, is looking for adult volunteers to build a positive, regular friendship with a child or teen. Orientation, ongoing training and support are provided. Call Scoti Domeij, YouthLink Mentor Coordinator at 444-5404.
Volunteer Chefs needed to teach a nutrition education and cooking program to low income children. Share Our Strength's Operation Frontline is a non-profit organization that addresses the root causes of hunger and mal nutrition by mobilizing volunteers to help teach our classes. For information please contact
Silver Key Senior Services seeking people to help drive local elderly persons to the grocery store, bank, doctor, etc. Invest just four hours a week or month and don't pay a penny for your gas! Call Diane, 632-1521.
Southern Colorado CURE, a prison reform group, P. O. Box 7474 Colorado Springs, needs volunteers to act as a liaison for inmates families. 749-2145.
CASA seeking volunteers. Child victims of abuse and neglect in El Paso and Teller counties need your help. Supervised parenting and exchange volunteers are thoroughly trained and receive ongoing support. Call Amber Cote at 447-9898 Ext. 1008 for more.
First Visitor provides literature, gifts, support and information to young parents raising children without anyone to support or advise them. You could be a big help to those families by donating just a couple of hours a month by being a mentor. Call Nancy at 444-4504 to become a volunteer.
Meals-on-Wheels seeking volunteers to help deliver hot meals to lonely, isolated area seniors for two hours each week. Call Diane or Mikki at Silver Key Senior Services, 632-1521.
PILLAR, the Peak Institute of Living, Learning and Rejuvenation, has volunteer opportunities for retirees including data entry, reception, proof reading, marketing and advertising. Call 633-4991 for more information.
Pikes Peak Family Connections seeking volunteers for the Nurturing Program, a series of parenting classes. A commitment of four hours per week for four months is requested. For more information, call Linda, 444-4517.
The Probation Victim Assistance Program seeks caring volunteers to assist in victim notifications, victims' rights education and the victim/offender mediation process. Call Stephanie, 329-7006.
Workout Ltd., a restorative justice program, seeks volunteers to facilitate conferences between victims and offenders. Training provided. Call Denise Mantano, 471-4200, or visit