Volunteer Opportunities

NEW MEXICO 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 routinely monitor them for signs of erosion, wear and tear, vandalism and looting. For information, see nmhistoricpreservation.org/programs/sitewatch.html.

TAOS COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE Taos Ambassador Volunteer Program for staffing the Visitor Information Kiosk on Taos Plaza will continue through September. If interested in volunteering, visit taosconnects.org to sign up or taoschamber.com

TAOS CONNECTS is a free nonprofit website linking volunteers and resources in the Enchanted Circle to neighbors in need. It features local projects from nonprofits, religious groups, schools, businesses and individuals. To learn more, check out taosconnects.org or to browse volunteer opportunities go to app.vomo.org/org/taos-connects.

TAOS IMMIGRANT ALLIES seeks bilingual volunteers to help clients register for the COVID vaccination and other opportunities. Email taosimmigrantallies@gmail.com or call Del Endres at 575-770-0133.

COURT-APPOINTED SPECIAL ADVOCATES needed. Become a CASA volunteer working on behalf of children in foster care. Call 575-758-0106 or write taosoutreach@youthheartline.org.

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

HOSPICE VOLUNTEER TRAINING with Mountain Home Health Hospice, 630 Paseo del Pueblo Sur, Suite 180, Taos. Free. Call 575-758-4786, ext. 121.

LITTLE FREE PANTRY PROJECT of Taos Immigrant Allies seeking volunteer stewards for Little Free Pantries located around Taos community. Email taosimmigrantallies@gmail.com or call Del Endres at 575-770-0133.

SOMOS needs book lovers to clean, sort, shelve and sell books. Call 575-758-0081.

TAOS CENTER FOR THE ARTS If you’ve ever thought about being involved in Taos Center for the Arts, now is the time. Contact the TCA and take a brief survey, email info@tcataos.org or call 575-758-2052.

– Compiled by Virginia Clark

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