INVOLVEMENT OPPORTUNITIES

School on Wheels needs volunteers to tutor children in kindergarten through 12th grade living in shelters, motels, cars or on the street in Los Angeles County. A one-hour-a-week commitment is required. Training is provided. Information: (310) 589-2642.

* Burbank Public Library Literary Services needs tutors to teach adults to read and write English. The first session of a 12-hour workshop begins Thursday from 6 to 8:30 p.m. in the Burbank Public Library Auditorium. No experience is needed. Information: (818) 238-5577.

* American Cancer Society needs volunteers for its Beach Cities Relay for Life event July 14 at Aviation Park in Redondo Beach. Help is needed to set up, register participants, staff the food and beverage booths, assist in traffic control and clean up on July 15. Information: Volunteer Center, South Bay-Harbor-Long Beach, (310) 212-5009.

* Brigantine Boat Works in San Pedro needs volunteers to lead tours on weekends of the two tall ships that are being built next to the Los Angeles Maritime Museum. Training is provided. Information: Volunteer Center, South Bay-Harbor-Long Beach, (310) 212-5009.

* Hawaiian Avenue Elementary School in Wilmington needs tutors to work with students weekdays. Information: Volunteer Center, South Bay-Harbor-Long Beach, (310) 212-5009.

* 61st Annual Nisei Week Japanese Festival, the longest-running ethnic festival in Southern California, needs volunteers to help with festivities Aug. 4-12 in Little Tokyo in downtown Los Angeles. Information: (213) 687-7193.

* Arts & Services for the Disabled, which provides care and emotional support to adults with developmental disabilities, needs volunteers 16 and older to work as assistants in recreational classes. Information: Volunteer Center, South Bay-Harbor-Long Beach, (310) 212-5009.

* Kidreach, a program that places adults with students needing extra attention and support, needs volunteers to assist teachers in the classroom, provide academic support in reading, writing and math and participate in field trips. Schools in South Los Angeles are most in need. Information: Volunteer Center, South Bay-Harbor-Long Beach, (310) 212-5009.

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