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April 16, 2002

San Fernando Valley Literacy Council needs computer-literate volunteers for its new computer literacy center in North Hills. Information: (818) 360-8643.

* El Pueblo de Los Angeles needs docents to lead free tours of El Pueblo and Olvera Street, the historic center of Los Angeles. Training runs April 23-May 28 from 10 a.m. to noon. Information: Jeanne Conklin, (310) 398-0269.

* doingsomething, a Los Angeles volunteer network, brings together volunteers and nonprofit organizations. Information: (310) 391-3907, or www.doingsomething

* Jonathan Bailey House in Whittier is offering docent training for those interested in leading tours. Information: (562) 693-4708.

* KUSC-FM (91.5), the classical music public radio station, needs people to answer phones during its spring membership drive, May 6-11. Information: (213) 225-7411.

* Marine Mammal Care Center in San Pedro, which cares for sick sea lions and returns them to their natural habitat, needs strong volunteers capable of lifting the animals, and other volunteers to assist with clerical duties and education outreach programs. Information: Volunteer Center, South Bay-Harbor-Long Beach, (310) 212-5009.

* Grandmother Program needs grandmothers to hold babies and play with children while their mothers receive counseling one morning a week. Information: Volunteer Center, South Bay-Harbor-Long Beach, (310) 212-5009.

Alzheimer's Assn. of Los Angeles, Riverside and San Bernardino Counties needs volunteers to assist with clerical and data entry tasks and to staff the telephone help line. Training is provided. Volunteers are asked to give at least four hours a week. The office is in the Mid-Wilshire area. Information: Judy Wunsch, (323) 938-3379.

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