Courtesy of Watermelon Mountain Ranch

These agencies need volunteers. Call about opportunities and time commitment.

American Cancer Society — Transport cancer patients to treatment; 1-800-227-2345,

Care and Share Food Bank — Sort and pack food boxes. Individuals, families and groups welcome; 434-4677,,

Colorado Rangers Law Enforcement Shared Reserve — Volunteer statewide government and P.O.S.T. certified law enforcement agency seeks recruits;

Colorado Springs Sister Cities International — Help schools and nonprofits of Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, in Central Asia;

Community Advancing Public Safety — Colorado Springs police and fire departments need volunteers, 18 and older, internal operations and field locations;

Community Partnership for Child Development/Head Start — 635-1536, ext. 276,

Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of the Pikes Peak Region — Make a difference in the life of an abused or neglected child; 447-9898,

Crossfire Ministries — Volunteers needed to serve the needy with food, clothing, household and personal hygiene items; 650-4336,

The Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance of Colorado Springs — 477-1515.

Discover Goodwill — Volunteers needed to assist people with disabilities, seniors and in retail stores. Contact Grace, 785-9229,

First Visitor — Visits homes of families with newborns; English- and Spanish-speaking volunteers needed;

Greccio Housing — Volunteer painters, landscapers and more;

• KPC Kids’ Place — Crisis and respite nursery for children to age 5 at risk of abuse and neglect; 634-5439.

Pikes Peak Library

Salvation Army — Homeless Feeding Dinner Meal volunteer opportunity; 636-3891,

Sisters Thrift and Boutique — Sort clothing and household items to benefit Benet Hill Monastery; 282-0316.

Volunteers of America — People 60 and older to be foster grandparents;

Warm Hearts — Warm Babies — Sew, knit, crochet or quilt items for underserved newborns;

Western Museum of Mining and Industry — Needs docents and tour guides; Shelby, 488-0880,

Wild Forever Foundation — Wildlife rescue, rehabilitation and education group; 475-9453,

Women Build — Help Saturdays with Pikes Peak Habitat for Humanity Women Build homes; 475-7800.

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