Hiawatha Gardens mural

Help K8e Orr and Joel Newmiller as they work on a temporary mural for the west side of the historic building on Old Man’s Trail. Information and to sign up: manitouspringscd.org/openstreets-openarts.

Manitou boards and commissions

The Historic Preservation Commission needs two regular members and two alternates; the Housing Advisory Board needs three regular members and two alternates; the Park and Recreation Advisory Board needs one alternate; the Planning Commission needs one alternate; and the Manitou Arts, Culture, and Heritage board needs one alternate. To apply, submit an application form (available at tinyurl.com/jb9fyz9e), a letter of interest and a resume and/or statement of qualifications to City Clerk, 606 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs 80829 or to cityclerk@manitouspringsco.gov.
Information: tinyurl.com/Manitou-boards-commissions.

Red Rock Canyon

The Friends of Red Rock Canyon advocacy group is seeking volunteer experts to present RRC-related topics during Talk and Walk programs. Email friends@redrockcanyonopenspace.org or call David at 719-685-4792. Also, the city of Colorado Springs is organizing volunteer work days on second Saturdays through October. They start at 8 a.m. and last four to six hours. Sign up to receive news about volunteer activities at redrockcanyonopenspace.org/volunteer.

Chamber of Commerce

People who are familiar with the area and like helping others are needed to assist at the chamber. Information: 685-5089.

Heritage Center

The Manitou Springs Heritage Center needs volunteers to greet visitors at the front desk and assist working in the collections of historic photos and artifacts; training is provided. The museum has other volunteer opportunities that don’t require being on-site or scheduling regular hours, such as helping with the website, producing videos and creating audio tours. Anyone with some time to donate who is curious about Manitou’s history is encouraged to apply. Information: manitouheritage@gmail.com, www.manitouspringsheritagecenter.org or 685-1454.

Old Colorado City History Center

People with computer skills, history re-enactors (actors), bookstore help and general help at events are needed. Stop by 1 S. 24th St. or call 719-636-1225 and leave a message for Director Barb Sweat. Information: occhs.org.

Manitou Springs Carnegie Library

Interested in serving on a citizen’s group to collaborate with Manitou Springs City Council and the Pikes Peak Library District to help ensure the Manitou library stays a Carnegie library for next 100 years? If so, please send your name and contact information to preserveMScarnegie@gmail.com.

Trail Ambassador Program

The Trails and Open Space Coalition is managing this effort to enhance experiences in local parks by providing environmental education, promoting safety and acting as the “eyes and ears”
about what happens there. Training is provided. Information:
www.trailsandopenspaces.org/get-involved/programs.

Community Congregational Church

People to help with the office, worship services and pantry are all needed and welcomed. 103 Pawnee Ave. Information: 685-5255.

 

Send complete information about volunteer needs to editor@pikespeakbulletin.com.

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