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Volunteers of America, 3140 Mallard Drive, is seeking donations for their annual appreciation day on Wed., April 12. Items such as toys, books and gift cards will be distributed to children and troubled teens. Call 576-7910 to have items picked up, or call 632-1448 for more information or to arrange drop-off.

The Salvation Army has a variety of volunteer opportunities available. Call 636-5266 or visit for more information.

Colorado Reptile Humane Society needs volunteers to help homeless reptiles. Call 303/776-2070 or visit for more information.

Pikes Peak Library District, various locations need volunteers for oral history interviewers, shelvers, adult literacy tutors and many more positions. To apply, call 531-6333, x1251, or visit

Earthseeds Project, volunteers needed to assist with office work and in communications, fundraising, online research, local events, Web site/e-mail and more. Call 636-3637 or visit for more.

International Student Exchange is seeking host families for the 2006-2007 school year. Call Annie at 638-8378 for more information.

Pro-Choice Coalition needs volunteers to organize educational programs and help build membership for two to ten hours per month. Call 473-8537 for more.

The Military Officers Association of America invites all active, retired, National Guard, Reserve and local military officers to join in fostering fellowship and supporting various civic organizations. Call James at 591-9622 for more information.

Women's Resource Agency, 2220 E. Bijou St., Suite 2E. Volunteers needed in several areas, including workshop facilitation, computer class instruction, event planning and more. Call 471-3170 for more.

Odyssey Healthcare Hospice, 4465 Northpark Drive. Seeking volunteers for friendly visiting, office support, special projects and more. Trainings to be held Fri., April 7, 6:30-9:30 p.m. and Sat, April 8, 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call 573-4166 for more.

Springs in Bloom, the city is growing over 130,000 plants for flower beds in the street medians, and volunteers are needed to pick up and plant the flowers, keep the beds weed-free and clean them out at the end of the season. Registration ends April 1. Visit for more or call Annelle at 578-6649.

Bear Creek Nature Center, 245 Bear Creek Rd. Bear Creek & Fountain Creek Nature Centers will be holding a volunteer orientation on Sat., April 22, 9-11:30 a.m. at the Bear Creek location. Call 520-6388 for more.

Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St. Seeking volunteers in various areas. Call Daniella at 477-4351 or 634-5581 for more.

Air Service Museum, 425 E. Fillmore Ave. Seeking volunteers to build displays, assemble models and more. Call Cathy at 633-1323 for more information.

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Team in Training is seeking volunteers to help raise funds by competing in marathons, triathlons and more. Informational meetings to be held on: Thurs., April 20, 7 p.m. at the Colorado Running Company, 833 N. Tejon. Tues., May 2, 6:30 p.m. at the Olympic Training Center, 1750 E. Boulder St. Tues., May 16, 6 p.m. in the Penrose Cancer Center, Room B, 110 E. Monroe St. Call Ashley at 303/984-2110 or register at

March of Dimes WalkAmerica Event is seeking volunteers to perform a variety of tasks on Sat., April 29, 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. Call 473-9981 for more information.

Wild Forever Foundation, 1524 N. Hancock Ave. Volunteers needed to staff their center. Duties include feeding and caring for baby birds, injured adult bids, and baby animals. Volunteers must be 18 or older. Staff needed for April through September. Call Amy at 332-2555 for more.

Starsmore Discovery Center, volunteers needed at the North Cheyenne Cañon Park. Hours are flexible and the work is fun. Call 578-6146 for more.

Evercare Hospice and Palliative Care, 5450 Tech Center Drive, Suite 120. Volunteers needed to provide support for patients with life-limiting illnesses and their families. Administrative volunteers also needed. Call Nancy at 265-1109 for more.

Pikes Peak Hospice and Palliative Care, 825 E. Pikes Peak Ave., Suite 600. Volunteers needed to support patients and families in their homes and long care facilities. Call 633-3400 ext. 603 for more.

Garden of the Gods Community Restoration Program, volunteers needed to construct small check dams to slow storm water and trap sediment. Be prepared to get dirty. Various dates between: April 15-30, May 6-14, June 10-18, Sept. 16-24, Oct. 21-29, Nov. 4-19 and Dec. 2-10. Always 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call Liz at 471-7736 to register one week in advance.

CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates), volunteers needed to speak for children in court or supervise visits between children and separated parents. No legal or specialized experience is necessary, training is provided. Call Jerri at 447-9898 ext. 1008 for more.

TESSA, accepting cell phone donations to help victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. Drop station located at the management office at the Promenade Shops at Briargate, 1885 Briargate Pkwy., Suite 503 (between Coldwater Creek and Pottery Barn). For more information, call 633-1462.

Ellicott Wildlife Rehabilitation Center, seeking tax-deductible contributions to help feed and provide medical care for wildlife in rehabilitation. Call 683-8152 or visit for more.

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