Opportunities for Volunteering

Los Angeles Family Housing Corp., a nonprofit organization in North Hollywood that provides housing and support services to homeless families and individuals, needs volunteers to assist in upcoming events, food drives and community projects. For more information, call (818) 982-4091.

The Volunteer Center Assistance League of Southern California is seeking individuals interested in working with runaway and homeless youths. For more information, contact the center, 8134 Van Nuys Blvd., Suite 200, Panorama City, at (818) 908-5040 or visit the Web site at www.volunteers.org.

Penny Lane, a nonprofit organization serving emotionally disturbed teens, is seeking volunteers to help students with homework in either a one-on-one or group setting. For more information, call Penny Lane, 15317 Rayen St., North Hills, at (818) 892-3423.

The Organization for the Needs of the Elderly is seeking volunteers to assist in activities with preschool children in child-care programs. Volunteers support the staff in providing a safe and healthy learning environment. For more information and other volunteer opportunities, call Carol Danziger, director of volunteers, at (818) 705-2345.

The Autry Museum of Western Heritage is seeking history buffs interested in serving as volunteer tour guides. Prospective volunteers will take part in a training program that includes a course in Western history and learning about the museum's artifacts. The training program begins Friday, 8:30 a.m. to noon at the museum, 4700 Western Heritage Way, Los Angeles. For more information, call Donna Tuggle Dickerson, volunteer administrator, at (213) 667-2000, Ext. 242.

Copyright © 2019, Los Angeles Times
EDITION: California | U.S. & World