VOLUNTEER DIRECTORY

GLENDALE COMMUNITY CENTER

The Glendale Community Center, a program of Catholic Charities of Los Angeles, is looking for volunteers to help staff its food pantry, Loaves and Fishes at 4322 San Fernando Road, Glendale. Adults and teenagers, 16 years of age or older, are needed between 9 a.m. to noon, and 1 to 4 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday. Loaves and Fishes is a human service provider to low-income families, homeless people and homeless-at-risk youth regardless of race, gender, or religious belief. Loaves and Fishes provides food, utility, and rental assistance. For more information, contact Lora Young at (818) 409-3080.

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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. 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 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. For more information, 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. 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 Michelle 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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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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