Colorado Springs area volunteer opportunities starting Oct. 13, 2017

By Carlotta Olson Published: October 12, 2017 0

These agencies need volunteer help. Call about specific opportunities and time commitment.

- Pikes Peak Therapeutic Riding Center New Volunteer Orientation - For ages 14 and older, 9-11 a.m. Saturday, 13620 Halleluiah Trail, Elbert. Registration: mersman@pptrc.org.

- Aspect Foundation - Coordinators needed to find families to mentor and supervise high school foreign exchange students at local high schools during the 2018-19 school year. Host families also needed; Susan, 1-303-410-7142.

- Cerebral Palsy Association of Colorado Springs - 638-0808.

- Diabetes Community Center - Helping those touched by diabetes through education and support; 473-7808, dcccolorado.org.

- El Paso County Parks - Volunteer needed to assist with a QR Code project to enhance recreational experiences in regional parks; Christine: 520-6996.

- Fort Carson Red Cross Therapy Dog Program - Certified therapy dog teams needed to visit Evans Army Hospital; Amy Sorrels-Mourabit, 526-7144.

- Habitat for Humanity - Pikespeakhabitat.org/volunteer.

- Indigenous Ministries International - Volunteer clerical support needed; 302-3028, indigenousministries.org.

- The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation - Lynn, Elise, 633-8110.

- Kids Crossing Child Placement Agency - Amy, 667-7040, kidscrossing.com.

- Leading with Love - Volunteers needed to love and nurture a puppy who will become a guide dog for the blind; haluta4@hotmail.com.

- MADD - Mothers Against Drunk Driving - For a list of opportunities, go to tinyurl.com/jce2gk2.

- National Alliance on Mental Illness - 473-8477.

- Pikes Peak Area Council of Governments\Area Agency on Aging - 471-2096, ext. 114.

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Submit items at least two weeks in advance: email carlotta.olson@gazette.com.

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