THE COLONY THEATRE
The Colony Theatre in Burbank is looking for a volunteer
coordinator. The person must be friendly, accommodating and organized
with excellent communication skills and plenty of free time to help.
For more information, email us at boxoffice@colony theatre.org.
SOCIETY DISCOVERY SHOP
The American Cancer Society Discovery Shop and offices, 500 N.
Victory Blvd., need volunteer assistance for various duties. For more
information, call 841-3800.
THE GREATER LOS
ANGELES ZOO ASSN.
The Greater Los Angeles Zoo Assn. (GLAZA), as part of its docent
and volunteer programs, offers hands-on, behind-the- scenes
opportunities for adults and students. General volunteer
opportunities include helping at special events, working at the
children's zoo and helping staff feed the animals. For more
information, call (323) 644-4703.
BURBANK TEMPORARY AID CENTER
Burbank Temporary Aid Center, 1304 W. Burbank Blvd., needs
kindhearted people to interview clients or to work in the pantry
sorting food and preparing food packages for clients. Training is
provided. For more information, call Stacy or Edward at 846-2330.
PROVIDENCE ST. JOSEPH
The Ralph M. Parsons Blood Donor Center at Providence St. Joseph
Medical Center needs blood donors. All blood donations will be used
to help patients in the San Fernando Valley. Donation hours are 8
a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday; and 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Friday through Saturday. For an appointment or more information, call
RETIRED AND SENIOR
The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) seeks volunteers
55 and older to assist in various programs, including computer and
Internet assistance, the Simple Will Program and free electronic tax
return assistance. Duties will include arranging and scheduling
appointments, arranging reservations, selling gift certificates,
collecting donations and mailing out paperwork. For more information,
call Dee at 238-5370.
Volunteers are needed from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays at the
Burbank Farmers Market at Orange Grove Avenue and Third Street.
Duties include checking on the farmers and stamping coupons. For more
information, call Elaine Paonessa at 845-6851.
NATURE DOCENT TRAINING
Volunteers are needed for the Burbank Nature Programs and the
Stough Canyon Center to lead hikes and workshops, help with special
events, design Nature Center displays and work as receptionists.
Training consists of four three-hour sessions covering interpretive
skills, plants, animals, Native American history and the habitats of
Verdugo Mountains. Training sessions are Wednesday nights and
Saturday afternoons. For more information, call 238-5440.
PROVIDENCE ST. JOSEPH
Volunteers are needed at Providence St. Joseph Medical Center to
assist in the emergency, marketing and foundation departments, and
with customer service at the information desk. Volunteers must be
older than 18. For more information, call the volunteer office at
BURBANK FIRE DEPARTMENT
Dedicated volunteers are needed to perform a wide range of tasks
within the Disaster Services Division of the Burbank Fire Department.
No special skills or training is required. All that is needed is a
willingness to help the community in the event of a disaster. Upon
acceptance, you will be registered as a disaster services worker with
the city of Burbank and will be issued a Community Disaster Volunteer
card. Volunteers can choose to participate as part of an Emergency
Response Team, attend monthly disaster training classes and other
special events. For more information, call Burbank's personnel
division at 238-5021.
AMERICAN RED CROSS
Volunteers are needed for the American Red Cross of Greater Los
Angeles, to work the front desk at the Red Cross Service center, 1001
W. Magnolia Blvd. The task requires excellent phone etiquette,
customer service skills, typing skills and consistent daytime
availability. For more information, call 376-1724.
Volunteers are needed for the American Cancer Society Discover
Shop. Positions include visual merchandising, sales, cashiering,
pricing, sorting, steaming, back room organization, accounting,
administration, donation pickup and delivery, marketing, donation
procurement, event planning and implementation, training and
development. For more information, call Amanda Thayer at 841-2969.
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 for students to
take home. Time is flexible. For more information, call Dee Call at
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
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.
* Volunteer Directory runs periodically. To list volunteer
opportunities, mail information to Volunteer Directory, Burbank
Leader, 111. W. Wilson Ave, Suite 200, Glendale, CA 91203, or fax