Opportunities for Volunteering

The Getty Center needs volunteers to welcome and help visitors and participate in museum programs. Training is provided and hours are flexible. Weekday shifts are three hours a week and weekend assignments are three hours every other week. Volunteers receive free parking and discounts at the cafe and bookstore. For an application, call (310) 440-7303. Deadline is Dec. 31.

The Volunteer Center of Los Angeles needs volunteers to tutor high school students belonging to the California Conservation Corps in Camarillo. The group also needs help running its library and computer lab.

People also are needed to teach workshops on hobbies weekday evenings to young people at the Children of the Night office in Van Nuys and Juvenile Hall in Sylmar.

The nonprofit organization Penny Lane in North Hills needs a volunteer with computer skills to provide clerical help. People are also needed to do guest relations duties at the West Valley Municipal Building in Reseda. Call Joan Kagan at (818) 908-5128.

The Organization for the Needs of the Elderly needs volunteers to deliver meals for about 2 1/2 hours one morning a week. Call Joyce Megna at (818) 705-2345, or for more information, log on to http://www.one4seniors.org.

Learning Crew needs volunteers to help students with their reading and writing at Lankershim Elementary School in North Hollywood from 2 to 4 p.m. Wednesdays. Call (818) 763-3495.

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