Opportunities for Volunteering
The Volunteer Center Assistance League of Southern California is looking for people to maintain a thrift store in the West Valley. Duties include keeping inventory, maintaining the store and operating the cash register.
The center is also looking for volunteers to stock shelves, bag groceries and perform other duties for a food pantry in the West Valley. Volunteers are required to lift 20 pounds. For more information, contact the center, 8134 Van Nuys Blvd., Suite 200, Panorama City, at (818) 908-5146 or visit the Web site at www. volunteers.org
The Center for Individual and Family Counseling, 5445 Laurel Canyon Blvd., North Hollywood, is looking for volunteers to answer phones, greet clients at the reception window, set appointments, run errands and handle light clerical duties. For more information, contact the center at (818) 761-2227.
English- and Spanish-speaking volunteers are needed to serve as aides for therapists at the San Fernando Valley Child Guidance Clinic, 9650 Zelzah Ave., Northridge. Volunteers are also needed for clerical duties and to work as classroom aides. For more information, contact the clinic at (818) 993-9311, Ext. 319.
The Valley Trauma Center, which provides sexual assault crisis services for the Valley, is seeking volunteers to staff its 24-hour crisis hotline. The center provides a 60-hour training program for all volunteers. For more information, contact the center at (818) 772-0196.