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Involvement Opportunities

September 05, 2000

Project Sister in Pomona needs volunteers for its 24-hour sexual assault crisis hotline. A 40-hour training session begins Sept. 21. Information: (909) 623-1619.

* Anaheim Public Library needs adult tutors to assist other adults with reading, writing and spelling. A 15-hour training session is provided. Classes will be held Sept. 14, 19, 21, 26 and 28 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Anaheim Central Library. Information: (714) 229-0435.

* KUSC-FM Radio (91.5), a public classical music station, needs volunteers to answer phones during its membership drive Sept. 27 through Oct. 7. No experience is necessary. Information: (213) 514-1411.

* Long Beach Area Literacy Council offers training for adult tutors in reading and writing Sept. 16 and 24 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Information: (562) 951-3637.

* Theodore Payne Foundation, a nonprofit California native plant nursery in Sun Valley, is holding an information meeting Sept. 23 at 11 a.m. for those interested in joining its sales yard and customer assistance volunteer training program. Information: (818) 768-1802.

* Vista Del Mar Child and Family Services in Los Angeles offers an orientation for those interested in becoming a foster or adoptive parent Sept. 20 at 7:30 p.m. and an orientation for those interested in adopting a child from another country Sept. 21 at 7:30 p.m. Information: Clemie Love, (310) 836-1223, Ext. 286.

* California Emergency Mobile Patrol needs volunteers to provide first aid and search and rescue services for community events and aid for law enforcement agencies. Training is provided. An orientation meeting will be held Sept. 13. Information: (818) 998-6791.

* Pet Adoption Fund, a dog and cat rescue and adoption group, needs volunteers to assist at its Canoga Park shelter with walking, grooming and playing with the animals and driving them to and from the veterinarian. Foster homes and dog trainers are also needed. Information: Barbara Magnusson, (818) 716-7937.

* Long Beach Heritage needs docents to conduct historical walking tours of downtown Long Beach. Training classes begin in September. Information: (562) 493-7019.

Information for this column should be submitted typed and double-spaced to Involvement Opportunities, SoCal Living, Los Angeles Times, 202 W. 1st St., Los Angeles, CA 90012.

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