American Legion Eber Duclo Post 39
Post members will place American flags on the veterans’ graves in Crystal Valley Cemetery, 502 Plainview Place, on Saturday, May 28. Meet at the post, 634 Manitou Ave., for coffee and donuts between 8 and 9 a.m., then proceed to the cemetery at 9 a.m. Volunteers are appreciated; sign up at tinyurl.com/Post39Facebook or call 685-4724.
Community Congregational Church
People to help with the office, worship services and pantry are all needed and welcomed. 103 Pawnee Ave. Information: 685-5255.
Chamber of Commerce
People who are familiar with the area and like helping others are needed to assist at the chamber. Information: 685-5089.
Manitou boards and commissions
The Historic Preservation Commission needs two regular members and one alternate; the Housing Advisory Board needs two regular members and two alternates; the Open Space Advisory Committee needs one alternate; the Park and Recreation Advisory Board needs one alternate; the Mobility and Parking Board needs three alternates; and the Manitou Arts, Culture, and Heritage board needs two alternates. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Information: tinyurl.com/Manitou-boards-commissions.
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.
Trails and Open Space Coalition
After a two-year respite, TOSC will bring back the Starlight Spectacular, its summer fundraising event. Dedicated volunteers are needed for the event committee, which will collaborate with TOSC staff to oversee event plans and execution. Information: email@example.com.
Friends of the Peak
The FotP group is accepting applications for those interested in volunteering as a board member or field staff. FotP has opportunities throughout the year to work on Pikes Peak trails. Information: friendsofthepeak.org.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org, www.manitouspringsheritagecenter.org or 685-1454.