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Opportunities for Volunteering

April 29, 1998|EDWARD M. YOON

Encino Lodge of B'nai B'rith needs volunteers to pick up and deliver food to needy and homeless people in the Valley, public and private schools, lunch programs and food banks. Volunteers pick up food at bagel shops, bakeries and groceries stores between 6 and 8 a.m. For information, call (818) 893-3565.

The Los Angeles Police Department's Jeopardy Program, which aims to deter at-risk youths from engaging in gang activities, needs volunteer coaches for boxing, basketball, hockey, dance and martial arts. For more information, contact the Jeopardy Family Center, 11844 Glenoaks Blvd., San Fernando, at (818) 837-1167.

The Valley Trauma Center is seeking volunteers to staff its 24-hour crisis hotline, which provides sexual assault crisis services in the San Fernando and Santa Clarita valleys. Training is provided. For information, call (818) 772-0196.

The Volunteer Center Assistance League of Southern California needs bilingual volunteers who are proficient in Spanish and English to help at a clinic for emotionally disturbed youths. Hours are flexible. For information, call (818) 908-5146 or contact the Web site at www.volunteers.org

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