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Opportunities for Volunteering

January 20, 1998|EDWARD M. YOON

The East Valley and West Valley Animal Service Centers are looking for volunteers to reunite owners with their lost pets. The centers are looking for detail-oriented, organized volunteers with good phone and people skills.

For more information, contact the East Valley shelter, 13131 Sherman Way in North Hollywood, at (818) 764-7061. The West Valley shelter, 20655 Plummer St. in Chatsworth, can be reached at (818) 882-8800.

Volunteers are sought for the Mounted Patrol Unit of the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area. Volunteers are required to take 16 hours of classes, including "Orientation to the National Parks," "Visitor Contact Skills" and "Proper Use of the National Park Service Radio."

Volunteers must commit to patrolling 96 hours a year at various park sites within the Santa Monica Mountains. For more information, contact Vince Curtis, horse patrol coordinator, at (818) 735-0939.

Volunteers with good communication skills are needed at Glendale Memorial Hospital, 1420 S. Central Ave. A minimum commitment of four hours a week for six months is required. For more information, contact the hospital's volunteer coordinator at (818) 502-2373.

Tender Loving Care Home Hospice is looking for volunteers throughout the San Fernando and Conejo valleys to care for terminally ill patients.

For more information, call (800) TLC-9887.

The American Cancer Society needs volunteers to assist with this spring's "Daffodil Days" campaign. Interested Valley residents can contact the Sherman Oaks office of the American Cancer Society at (818) 905-7766.

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