RETIRED AND SENIOR VOLUNTEER PROGRAM
The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) seeks volunteers 55 and older to assist in various programs, including computer and Internet assistance, the Simple Will Program, and free electronic tax return assistance. Duties will include arranging and scheduling appointments, arranging reservations, selling gift certificates, collecting donations and mailing out paperwork. Volunteers 55 and older are also needed to provide companionship to terminally ill patients and their families at Verdugo Hospice, 4170 N. Verdugo Road, Burbank. For more information, call Dee Call at (818) 238-5370.
BURBANK FARMERS MARKET
Volunteers are needed from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturdays at the Burbank Farmers Market at Orange Grove Avenue and Third Street. Duties include checking on the farmers and stamping coupons. For more information, call Elaine Paonessa at (818) 845-6851.
NATURE DOCENT TRAINING
Volunteers are needed for the Burbank Nature Programs and the Stough Canyon Center to lead hikes and workshops, help with special events, design Nature Center displays and work as receptionists. Training consists of four three-hour sessions covering interpretive skills, plants, animals, Native American history and the habitats of Verdugo Mountains. Training sessions are Wednesday nights and Saturday afternoons. For more information, call (818) 238-5440.
PROVIDENCE ST. JOSEPH MEDICAL CENTER
Volunteers are needed at Providence St. Joseph Medical Center to assist in the emergency, marketing and foundation departments, and with customer service at the information desk. Volunteers must be older than 18. For more information, call the volunteer office at (818) 847-3501.
BURBANK FIRE DEPARTMENT
Dedicated volunteers are needed to perform a wide range of tasks within the Disaster Services Division of the Burbank Fire Department. No special skills or training is required. All that is needed is a willingness to help the community in the event of a disaster. Upon acceptance, you will be registered as a disaster services worker with the city of Burbank and will be issued a Community Disaster Volunteer card. Volunteers can choose to participate as part of an Emergency Response Team, attend monthly disaster training classes, and other special events. For more information, call Burbank’s personnel division at (818) 238-5021.
AMERICAN RED CROSS
Volunteers are needed for the American Red Cross of Greater Los Angeles to work the front desk at the Red Cross Service center, 101 S. 1st St, Burbank. The task requires excellent phone etiquette, customer service skills, typing skills and consistent daytime availability. For more information, call (818) 842-5295.