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Volunteer Directory runs periodically. To list volunteeropportunities,...

Volunteer Directory runs periodically. To list volunteer

opportunities, mail information to Volunteer Directory, Burbank

Leader, 220 N. Glenoaks Blvd., Suite B, Burbank, CA 91502, or fax to

954-9439.

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BURBANK POLICE DEPARTMENT

Volunteers are needed for Burbank Police Department Community

Outreach and Personnel Services. The program is seeking

community-oriented individuals who are willing to volunteer three to

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four hours a week. The requirements are that those interested must

live or work in Burbank, have no felony convictions, be a current

U.S. citizen, have medical insurance, pass a background check and

graduate from the Burbank Police Department Community Academy Class.

For more information, call 238-5370.

THE MEDIA CITY BALLET

Needs help with fund-raising, membership drives, event planning

and production. Assistance with clerical administration, school

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outreach, mailing, database input, sewing, painting and poster layout

is also needed. For more information, call Lou LaCasse at 547-6697 or

Cindy Pease at 768-2886.

PROVIDENCIA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Volunteer assistance is needed with everything from reading a book

to a child, to running off and counting out copies to go home with

students. Time is flexible. For more information, call Dee Call at

238-5370.

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BURBANK CHORALE

The Burbank Chorale seeks volunteers to help at concerts twice a

year -- two in December, and two in May. Help is needed ushering,

handing out programs, selling raffle tickets and serving

refreshments. If interested, call Pat Gafford in the evenings at

848-5416.

HOME-DELIVERED MEALS PROGRAM

Volunteer drivers are needed for the daily Burbank home-delivered

meals program, which supplies food to elderly residents who are

homebound. If you are available to deliver meals between 10:30 a.m.

and 12:30 p.m. any weekday, contact Dee Call at 238-5370. Volunteers

must have their own cars.

JOSLYN CENTER’S STAY-AT-HOME PROJECT

Volunteers are needed for the Joslyn Center’s Stay-at-Home

project. The goal of the project is to provide information to

seniors, their family and the community to prepare for successful

aging. Volunteers will be educated on issues of aging, available

resources and the necessity for planning for the future. Call Dee

Call at 238-53780.

AUTRY MUSEUM OF WESTERN HERITAGE

The Autry Museum is seeking enthusiastic individuals interested in

history to join its group of tour guides. The museum is at 4700

Western Heritage Way in Griffith Park. For more information, call

(323) 667-2000, ext. 242.

BURBANK ANIMAL SHELTER

Volunteers are needed to help care for and find homes for animals

at the shelter, which is open 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday

and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. For information, call 238-3340.

BURBANK TEMPORARY AID CENTER

Burbank Temporary Aid Center, which helps more than 2,000 poor and

homeless people each month with food, clothes and other emergency

assistance, is in need of volunteers to work one half-shift per week

in the following areas: Pantry; sorting and distributing food;

intake; and interviewing clients and assessing their needs.

Burbank Temporary Aid Center is at 1304 W. Burbank Blvd. To

volunteer, or for more information, call Pat Smola at 846-2330.

BURBANK DISTRICT OF THE AMERICAN RED CROSS

Volunteers are needed to serve as coordinators of disaster

volunteers. CDVs gain experience in public speaking, management of

personnel and various projects, group dynamics and interpersonal

communication. No experience is necessary. Disaster volunteers are

also needed. Contact the Office of Volunteer Personnel at (213)

739-5200.

Volunteers are needed at the Burbank District of the American Red

Cross-Los Angeles Chapter, 1001 W. Magnolia Blvd., to assist with

front-desk operations and blood services. Front-desk duties include

greeting clients and answering inquiries. Clerical experience is a

plus. Blood donors are at fixed sites and on bloodmobiles. Volunteers

are needed to work in the reception and canteen areas. Training is

provided. Call the Office of Volunteer Personnel at (213) 739-5200,

or the Burbank District at 842-5295.

BURBANK FIRE DEPARTMENT, DISASTER SERVICES

Volunteers are needed to perform a wide range of tasks.

Assignments will vary according to interests and abilities. No

special skills or training is required. All that is needed is the

willingness to help the community in the event of a disaster.

Upon acceptance, you will be registered with the city and issued a

community disaster volunteer card. You may choose to participate in

monthly disaster training programs and other special events. Call the

city of Burbank’s Personnel Division, 238-5021.

VALLEY INTERFAITH COUNCIL, MEALS ON WHEELS

The Valley Interfaith Council needs drivers for Meals on Wheels.

Volunteers will deliver meals to homebound people of all ages in the

San Fernando Valley. Meals are picked up at Valley Presbyterian

Hospital in Van Nuys and delivered between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. A

California driver’s license and proof of valid insurance are

required. Call 374-5350.

BURBANK RETIRED SENIOR VOLUNTEER PROGRAM

Volunteers 55 and older are needed for the organization’s

Discovery Shops. The American Cancer Society Shop in Toluca Lake

needs volunteers to work as salespeople, cashiers, and price and

merchandise screeners. No minimum hours required. Discovery Shops

sell upscale resale and gently used merchandise, ranging from

designer clothing to antiques and collectibles to household items.

Call Dee Call at 238-5353


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