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Rocky Mountain Field Institute Alpine Restoration Projects, multi-day volunteer environmental service programs available to work at Crestone Needle and South Colony Lakes Basin in the Sangre de Cristo Wilderness. The work focuses on repairs, restoring social trails and trail closures. Programs begin July 9 and Sept. 3. Call 471-7736 for more.

Aiken Canyon Trail Maintenance Day, 3350 Turkey Canyon Ranch Rd. Volunteer with the Nature Conservancy to pull invasive plant species and maintain the hiking trail. Sat., June 18, 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Call 576-4336 for more.

Suicide Prevention Partnership, volunteers needed to work on their hotline that makes a difference to people in crisis. Training is provided and starts in July. Call 573-7447 for more.

One Nation Walking Together, 45A Commerce St. Seeking holiday gifts like watches, pocket radios, table games, sports equipment, books, socks, flashlights and playing cards. Volunteers also needed to sort and pack donated items. Nonperishable food also needed. Call 329-0251 for more.

Pikes Peak Library District, volunteers needed to tutor adults in reading, writing, GED preparation and English language. All training and materials provided. Training sessions begin in August, Thursdays from 5:30-9 p.m. or on Fridays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call 531-6333 extx. 2224 for more.

First Visitor, a program aimed at visiting to supply families of newborns with information, resources and support is searching for volunteers to visit these families. Call Nancy at 228-6639 for more.

Intemann Trail Workdays, meeting at Manitou Springs City Hall, 606 Manitou Ave. Work to connect old jeep roads to the Intemann Trail. Enjoy a potluck supper after the workday is finished. Workdays on Sat., June 25, July 16, Aug. 14, Sept. 17, Oct. 8, 8:30 a.m. Call 473-4143 for more.

Starsmore Discovery Center, 2120 S. Cheyenne Canon Rd. Searching for volunteers to assist with children's programming and help the site to serve the community. Many opportunities available with duties and hours flexible to fit your schedule. Call 578-6146 for more.

Silver Key Senior Services, searching for volunteers to assist the elderly. Drivers also needed for Meals on Wheels, commitment of about 2.5 hours a week. Call 632-1521 to set up an appointment to find out more.

EurAupair Cultural Exchange, volunteers needed to provide guidance for au pair exchange visitors as they adjust to their new family, community and country. Call Silvia at 800/713-2002 or visit euraupair.com for more.

Garden of the Gods Spring Workdays, volunteers needed to work on building check damns, form bucket brigades to move material, reseeding and water restored areas. The work is dirty and strenuous. June 26. Call Liz at 471-7736 to register.

Wild Forever Foundation, volunteers needed to rescue and rehabilitate sick, orphaned and injured wildlife and return them to their proper habitat. They also promote the humane treatment of wildlife through public education. Call Linda at 499-7977 or visit wildforever.org for more.

Looking for more Volunteer opportunities? Check out our full online version of the community calendar at csindy.com, click on "Calendar" on the left hand side of the page!

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