VOLUNTEER DIRECTORY

GLENDALE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL

Glendale Memorial Hospital is accepting new volunteers from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Volunteer opportunities include the gift shop, emergency department, Messenger office and patient care areas. Volunteers receive free meals and parking. Training, orientation and TB screening is provided free of charge. Call Bonnie Butler 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 weekdays between 3 and 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. Volunteers are also needed for Safe Place, a program for youth in crisis. Call Rick White at (818) 246-5586 Ext. 133.

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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. Call Michelle at (818) 767-6373.

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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.

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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. Call (818) 546-2538 to leave your name and phone number.

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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 to teach first aid, CPR and defibrillation classes. Call (818) 243-3121, Ext. 117. For all other volunteer work, such as disaster services or reception at blood drives, call (818) 243-3121, Ext. 110, or visit www.arcglendale.org to enroll in a volunteer orientation class. The Red Cross is located at 1501 S. Brand Blvd., Glendale.

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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. For more information, call Anna Ayala, membership director (818) 842-9333.

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GLENDALE ADVENTIST MEDICAL CENTER

Glendale Adventist Medical Center has launched the Protective Companion Volunteer Program and is looking for volunteers, under the direction of a registered nurse, who will provide beside visits with patients who are at risk for falls or other safety hazards. Volunteers will sit beside, talk to and engage patients in various activities. Volunteers can be retired patient care personnel, pre-nursing students, pre-med students and many other individuals interested in health care or service to the community, including service clubs and church groups who can participate collectively or individually. Call Liz Mirzaian (818) 409-8057 or e-mail mirzaiep@ah.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. For more information, call (818) 242-4290.


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