VOLUNTEER DIRECTORY

GLENDALE ADVENTIST MEDICAL CENTER

Glendale Adventist Medical Center is looking for responsible adults who are interested in helping patients and visitors at the medical center and newly opened West Tower. Volunteers assist in greeting visitors, working at information desks, escorting patients to various out-patient services, assisting at patient care units including the ER and SICU, helping customers at the gift shop and more. Volunteers receive monthly training, parking and meals. Flexible scheduling and free uniforms are available. No experience is required. For more information, call (818) 409-8057 or e-mail volunteers@ah.org.

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GLENDALE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL

Glendale Memorial Hospital especially needs volunteers from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Volunteer opportunities include the gift shop, emergency department, 50 Plus, Messenger office and patient care areas. Volunteers receive free meals and parking. Training, orientation and TB screening is provided free of charge. For more information, call Wanda Hoagland at (818) 502-2373.

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SALVATION ARMY GLENDALE

The Salvation Army is looking for volunteers who can deliver meals to homebound seniors during the weekday lunch hour. Volunteers are also needed for our after-school program between 3 and 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. Volunteers are also needed for Safe Place, a program for youth in crisis. For more information, call Rick White at (818) 246-5586 Ext. 133.

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YWCA OF GLENDALE

The YWCA of Glendale is looking for volunteers to help staff its “New to You” thrift shop at the YWCA, 735 E. Lexington Drive, Glendale. Adults and teenagers 16 years of age or older are needed between 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. The most urgent need is between 9 a.m. to noon daily. High school students may earn community service hours for their work. Duties include opening and closing the store, assisting customers, receiving and sorting donations and light housekeeping. Training sessions for prospective volunteers will be held at the YWCA from 4 to 6 p.m. on the fourth Thursday of the month. For more information, call Shakeh Ghazaryan, at (818) 242-4155, Ext. 227.

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AHEAD WITH HORSES INC.

Ahead with Horses Inc. is looking for volunteers to help disabled and disadvantaged children who receive developmental therapy lessons on horseback. High school students, this is an opportunity for you to earn your community service hours while helping others. A love for children and animals is appreciated. Ahead With Horses is at 9311 Del Arroyo Drive, Sun Valley. For more information, call Jennifer at (818) 767-6373.

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GLENDALE PUBLIC LIBRARY

Friends of the Glendale Public Library are seeking volunteers for the new Book Store at 222 E. Harvard St., Glendale. Training is provided. For more information, call (818) 546-2538 to leave your name and phone number.

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GLEN-PARK RETIREMENT COMMUNITIES

Four of the Glen-Park retirement communities are looking for volunteers to work in an atmosphere of love and understanding. Volunteers can spend their time writing a letter, or just sitting and talking to a resident. You can play games, dance, have sing-a-longs and be a friend. For more information, call Andie Stoll at (818) 246-9000. The Glen-Park Retirement Communities are at 1250 Boynton St., Glendale.

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THE ALEX THEATRE

The Alex is seeking volunteers to greet patrons, take tickets, answer questions, show people to their seats and create a welcoming environment for patrons. For more information about volunteering, call Karen Smith at (818) 243-7700, Ext. 218, or visit www.alextheatre.org. or write to Alex Theatre Volunteer Program, 216 N. Brand Blvd., Glendale, CA 91203.

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AMERICAN RED CROSS GLENDALE-CRESCENTA VALLEY CHAPTER

Volunteers are needed for teaching first aid, CPR and defibrillation classes. Prospective volunteers start by attending a New Volunteer Orientation class. For more information, call (818) 243-3121, Ext. 117. To enroll in the orientation class or obtain information about all other Red Cross volunteer work, such as reception at blood drives, call (818) 243-3121, Ext. 110, or visit www.arcglendale.org.

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DOCTORS' HOUSE MUSEUM

The Glendale Historical Society is seeking volunteer docents at the Doctors' House Museum, at 1601 W. Mountain Ave., Glendale. Volunteer docents sign up to give tours through the Victorian house for two hours once a month. Call (818) 242-4290.

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'EARLY BIRD' VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

Glendale Adventist Medical Center needs volunteers to work at the Information Desk, Emergency and Surgery waiting rooms and as escorts and messengers from 6 to 8 a.m. Monday through Friday. Other shifts in four-hour increments are available between 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Training, orientation, health screening and uniforms are also provided free of charge. To apply, call (818) 409-8057.

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BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB

The Boys and Girls Club needs volunteers to help with homework, reading, arts and crafts and athletics. Call (818) 482-1073.


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