The 16th Annual Japan-America Grassroots Summit is seeking host families to lodge Japanese visitors from Sept. 5-11. Call 685-5089 for more.
The Safe Teen Speakers Bureau Training will take place at the Police Operations Center at 705 S. Nevada Ave. from Aug. 4-5, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The free, two-day training will teach suicide prevention speaking training. Call 573-7447 for more.
The Pikes Peak Blues Community Birthday Bash is seeking volunteers to staff a daylong music event at Classics Bar on Aug. 20. Visit pikespeakblues.org or call 685-1861, ext. 42 for more.
The Colorado Balloon Classic is seeking volunteers to be members of balloon crews that assist the pilots with various tasks. Event takes place Sept. 2-4. Call 471-4833 for more.
Colorado Cares Day, Red Rock Canyon Open Space. Assist with elm tree removal, trail restoration and more. Sat., July 29, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call 385-6520 for more or visit redrockcanyonopenspace.org.
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance of Colorado Springs is seeking volunteers to staff its Resource Center and Lending Library at St. Francis Health Center. Call 477-1515 or visit dbsacoloradosprings.org for more.
One Nation Walking Together, an organization that distributes assistance to Native Americans, is seeking volunteers to answer phones, work in the warehouse and pick up local donations. Call 329-0251 for more information or visit onenationwt.org.
SET Medical Clinic at the Marian House needs volunteer doctors to commit a single shift per month to care for the homeless and low-income. Call 776-8850, ext. 1000 or visit setofcs.org for more.
Dreampower Animal Rescue is seeking volunteers to give pets temporary homes until adopted. All food and veterinary care provided. Call 390-7838 or visit dreampower-arf.com for more.
The American Cancer Society is seeking volunteers for a variety of services. Training is provided. Shifts are from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. or 1-5 p.m., Mon.-Fri., one day per week or more. Call 636-5101, option 3 for more.
Another Life Foundation is seeking volunteers with depression experience to help others battling with depression and suicidal behaviors. Training is provided. Call 573-7846 for more.
The Salvation Army has a variety of volunteer opportunities available. Call 636-5266 or visit tsacs.org for more information.
Colorado Reptile Humane Society needs volunteers to help homeless reptiles. Call 303/776-2070 or visit corhs.com for more information.
Colorado Springs Urban Peak is seeking volunteers to help feed homeless youth from 7-9 a.m. Call 630-3223, ext. 22 for more.
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, ext. 1251, or visit ppld.org.
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 earthseeds.net for more.
World Heritage is seeking host families for international high school students for the 2006-2007 season. Call 573-9740 for more.
ERDT/Share! is seeking host families for students age 15-18 for the 2006-2007 season. Call 392-6236 for more.
NW Services is seeking host families for international high school students for the 2006-2007 season. Call 866/846-3977 for more.
International Student Exchange is seeking host families for the 2006-2007 school year. Call Annie at 638-8378 for more.
Council for Educational Travel, USA, is seeking host families for high school students. Contact Karin at 633-8444 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. Training available Aug. 18, 6:30-9:30 p.m. and Aug. 19, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Call 573-4166 for more.
Colorado Springs Fine Arts & Conference Center, 30 W. Dale St. Seeking volunteers in various areas. Call Daniella at 477-4351 or 634-5581 for more.
The Sangre de Cristo Arts & Conference Center, 210 N. Santa Fe Ave. Seeking volunteers in various capacities. Call 719/295-7200 for more.
Wild Forever Foundation, 1524 N. Hancock Ave. Volunteers needed to staff a wildlife rescue and rehabilitation center. Duties include feeding and caring for baby birds, injured adult birds, and baby animals. Volunteers must be 18 or older. Staff needed through September. Call 477-9453 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. Caring volunteers needed to support patients with life-limiting illnesses and their families. Administrative and bereavement volunteers also needed. Call 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.
Rocky Mountain Field Institute Wilderness Environmental Service Project, volunteers needed to spend four days camping and working on trails in the Sangre de Cristo Wilderness Area. Camp and food provided. Call 471-7736 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: 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 is seeking volunteers to assist with administrative duties, victim advocacy, counseling, crisis management and more. Call 785-6809 for more.
Ellicott Wildlife Rehabilitation Center, seeking tax-deductible contributions to help feed and provide medical care for wildlife in rehabilitation. Call 683-8152 or visit ellicottwildlife.com for more.