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Involvement Opportunities

March 07, 2001

Rebuilding Together Pasadena, a nonprofit group that rebuilds and repairs the homes of seniors, the disabled and low-income people and community buildings, needs house captains to lead a crew of volunteers for rehabilitation projects in April and May. Construction background is helpful and organizational skills are a plus. Information: (626) 798-6176.

* Los Angeles County Museum of Art's Docent Council needs volunteers, especially those who speak English and Spanish, to lead tours. Accepted applicants are required to complete a one-year training course in art history and touring techniques. Applications are due Wednesday. Information: (323) 857-6119.

* Anaheim Public Library Literacy Program needs tutors to assist adults with reading, writing and spelling skills. Training classes will be held Thursday and March 13, 15, 20 and 22 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Anaheim Central Library. Information: (714) 229-0435.

* West Hollywood Orchestra needs volunteers for ushering, box office, production and in other areas. Information: (866) 946-2255.

* San Fernando Valley Counseling Center in Northridge, a low-fee mental-health agency, needs volunteer counselors. A meeting about its training program will be held Wednesday at 1 p.m. Information: (818) 341-1111.

* Madrona Marsh in Torrance needs volunteers to plant, weed and keep an up-to-date inventory of the birds and wildlife that inhabit the marsh. Information: Volunteer Center, South Bay-Harbor-Long Beach, (310) 212-5009.

* Happy Hats for Kids in Rolling Hills Estates, which makes funny hats for hospitalized children, needs people experienced in sewing and donations of sewing machines. Information: Sheri Schrier, (310) 326-8409.

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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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