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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.

AMERICAN CANCER

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

MEDICAL CENTER

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

(800) 469-9555.

RETIRED AND SENIOR

VOLUNTEER PROGRAM

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.

BURBANK

FARMERS MARKET

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

MEDICAL CENTER

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

847-3501.

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.

AMERICAN

CANCER SOCIETY

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

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.

* 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

241-1975.

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