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Involvement Opportunities

May 16, 2000

Assn. of Korean Adoptees, a nonprofit support and volunteer group of adults adopted from Korea, seeks participants. The next meeting will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at Centenary United Methodist Church in Little Tokyo. Information: David Um Nakase, (626) 441-4568.

* Getty Center in Los Angeles needs volunteers for its docent program and visitor services volunteer program. Interviews will be conducted this month. Information: (310) 440-7231.

* Executive Service Corps of Southern California needs retired executives and professionals, especially in human resources, public relations and marketing, to provide management expertise to nonprofit organizations. Information: Barrie Segall, (213) 381-2891.

* Child Advocates Office of Los Angeles Superior Court needs volunteers to investigate the circumstances of children who have been removed from their homes due to abuse or neglect and advocate in court on their behalf. Volunteers must be 25 years or older. A two-year commitment and 36 hours of training are required. Information: Christine O'Rourke, (323) 526-6666.

* Anaheim Public Library Literacy Program needs adult tutors to assist other adults with reading, writing and spelling. A 12-hour training workshop is provided. Information: (714) 229-0435.

* Hollywood Bowl Society needs volunteers for the summer season at the Bowl store, museum and information center, and the children's open house. Information: (323) 850-2165.

* Volunteer Vital English needs volunteers to help non-English-speaking adults learn conversational English in Azusa, Chino, Chino Hills, Diamond Bar, La Verne, Pomona, Rancho Cucamonga, Montclair, Ontario, San Dimas, Upland, Walnut and West Covina. Information: (909) 622-2453.

* Fulfillment Fund needs mentors for promising but economically disadvantaged seventh-graders in Los Angeles. Training is provided. Mentors must be 25 or older, be insured drivers and be available on occasional Saturdays. Information: (310) 788-9700.

Information for this column should be submitted typed and double-spaced to Involvement Opportunities, SoCal Living, Los Angeles Times, Times Mirror Square, Los Angeles, CA 90053.

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