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. 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. Call Bonnie Butler at (818) 502-2373.

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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. 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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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

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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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. Call Liz Mirzaian (818) 409-8057 or e-mail mirzaiep@ah.org.


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