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CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates), volunteers needed to supervise court-ordered visits between children and parents. Training begins Sept. 12. Call 447-9898 for more info.

North Cheyenne Cañon Park, volunteers needed to maintain the trails. Adults and their children over 14 should bring water, gloves, hats, sunscreen and insect repellent, and should wear sturdy boots and long pants. Meet at the Starsmore Discovery Center, 2120 S. Cheyenne Cañon Road on Sat., Sept. 10, 8 a.m. Call Phyllis at 578-6146 to reserve a spot.

Commonwheel Artists Co-op, looking for community-minded volunteers who would like to support the arts while having fun for the 31st annual Labor Day Art Festival. Receive free food, drink and T-shirt. Volunteers needed for Sept. 3-5. Call 577-7700 for more.

Venetucci Farm Restoration Project. The Pikes Peak Community Foundation is looking for adults to complete the Farm Project 400, to repair and improve the Venetucci Farm. Sat., Sept. 24, 7:30 a.m. Call 389-1251 to register by Sept. 9.

Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum, 215 S. Tejon St. Volunteers needed to assist in the Zebulon Pike Expedition bicentennial program in 2006. Volunteer job descriptions, training requirements, schedule and more will be discussed at the informational sessions on Sept. 10, 10 a.m. Call Carol at 385-5631 for more.

Pikes Peak Library District, volunteers needed to work on landscaping in the 1905 Carnegie Library garden; assist in the print shop; assist in patron requests; tutor adults in literacy; teach English to adults; process inter-library loans; work in maintenance; staff the return center; assist in computer labs; act as holds searchers; be fiscal clerks; clean computers; do outreach for new members; transfer videotapes to DVD; and catalog photographs. Call 531-6333 for more.

S-CAP, volunteers needed to organize drives to stock food pantries, join the "Red Ribbon" e-mail network or donate tax-deductible vehicles to fund their mission to provide support to men, women and children infected with or affected by HIV/AIDS. Call 578-9092 or visit s-cap.org for more.

Big Brothers Big Sisters, volunteers needed to donate as little as an hour and a half a week to mentor an elementary school-aged child during the school year. Call Amber at 633-2443 ext. 213 for more.

Rocky Mountain Field Institute Alpine Restoration Projects, multi-day volunteer environmental service programs available to work at Crestone Needle and South Colony Lakes Basin in the Sangre de Cristo Wilderness. The work focuses on repairs, restoring social trails and trail closures. Programs begin Sept. 3 and Sept. 10. Call 471-7736 for more.

Exotic Animal Shelter, volunteers and wealth contributors needed to start up a shelter caring for homeless/injured reptiles, amphibians and wildlife. Call 965-7826 for more.

One Nation Walking Together, 45A Commerce St. Seeking school supplies like crayons, paper, markers, pens, calculators, scissors, backpacks and large shoelaces. Call 329-0251 for more.

Intemann Trail Workdays, meeting at Manitou Springs City Hall, 606 Manitou Ave. Work to connect old jeep roads to the Intemann Trail. Enjoy a potluck supper after the workday is finished. Workdays on Sat., Sept. 17, Oct. 8, 8:30 a.m. Call 473-4143 for more.

Silver Key Senior Services, searching for volunteers to assist the elderly. Drivers also needed for Meals on Wheels, commitment of about 2.5 hours a week. Call 632-1521 to set up an appointment to find out more.

Colorado Springs Balloon Classic, looking for strong individuals to help before and during the event over Labor Day weekend, Sept. 3-5. Call Patsy or Sheila at 471-4833.

Looking for more Volunteer opportunities? Check out our full online version of the community calendar at csindy.com. Click on "Calendar" on the left-hand side of the page!

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