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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 HISTORICAL SOCIETY

Burbank Historical Society needs docent volunteers to lead Sunday

tours of the organization’s museum, 1015 W. Olive Ave. Extensive

knowledge of Burbank history is not required of prospective

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volunteers. The museum is open from 1 to 4 p.m. Sundays. For more

information, call 841-6333.

AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY DISCOVERY WORKSHOP

Volunteer opportunities at the American Cancer Society’s Discovery

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

pick up and delivery, and serving on special committees. The shop is

looking for bright and enthusiastic people willing to donate a few

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

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

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

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

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graduate from the Burbank Police Department Community Academy Class.

For more information, call 238-5370.

BURBANK FARMER’S MARKET

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

between the hours of 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays at the

intersection of Orange Grove Avenue and Third Street. Hours are

flexible. 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.

THE MEDIA CITY BALLET

Needs help with fundraising, membership drives, event planning and

production. Assistance with clerical administration, school 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.

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. Contact Dee

Call at 238-5370.

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, contact 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.


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