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AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY DISCOVERY WORKSHOP Volunteer opportunities...

AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY DISCOVERY WORKSHOP

Volunteer opportunities at the American Cancer Society’s Discovery

Shop, 500 N. Victory Blvd., includes donations, sales, cashiering,

pickup and delivery, and serving on special committees. The shop is

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looking for bright and enthusiastic people willing to donate a few

hours per month to help assist in the society’s efforts to fight

cancer. For more information, call Garrett Hooper at 841-2969.

BURBANK FARMERS MARKET

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Volunteers are needed to assist at the Burbank Farmer’s Market

from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays at the intersection of Orange

Grove Avenue and Third Street. Anyone who is interested in

volunteering for the weekly event or becoming a member of SERVE, a

support group of the Providence St. Joseph Medical Foundation that

benefits from the proceeds, should contact Elaine Paonessa at

845-6851.

BURBANK POLICE DEPARTMENT

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Volunteers are needed for Burbank Police Department Community

Outreach and Personnel Services. The program is seeking

community-oriented individuals who are willing to volunteer 3 to 4

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.

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THE MEDIA CITY BALLET

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

and production. Assistance with clerical administration, school

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

is also needed. For 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.

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, call 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.

JOHN BURROUGHS HIGH SCHOOL

John Burroughs High School is looking for experienced, friendly

and hard-working volunteers to make copies for teachers and staff.

Run single, double-sided, stapled and sorted copies on a new copy

machine. Hours can be arranged around the volunteers’ schedules. If

interested, call Dee at 238-5370.

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 846-2330.

SERVICE CORPS

OF RETIRED EXECUTIVES

SCORE helps small businesses solve their daily problems and

operate profitably with counsel and advice. Counselors are retired

executives who work with people of all races. SCORE needs

experienced, retired business counselors willing to devote a few

hours per week. For more information, call 552-3206.

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. Call 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.

* 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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