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Posted on: Sunday, January 7, 2001


Aloha Grandmothers Club of Hawaii needs volunteer grandmothers to help in the cause to fight children’s diseases. 488-4144.

American Cancer Society seeks volunteers to staff library and telephone information line. Training provided. 595-7500, ext. 201 or ext. 202.

Angels on Wheels, a project of the American Cancer Society, needs drivers to take patients to and from medical appointments. Windward Oahu: 262-5124 . Leeward Oahu: 486-8420. Honolulu: 595-7544.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Honolulu seeks volunteers ages 17 and up; couples and seniors welcome; choose from a variety of volunteer options. 521-3811

Bishop Museum seeks docents and volunteer cultural guides. Training required for volunteer cultural educators. Twelve classes, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Jan. 20-April 7; $300 tuition; assistance may be available. 848-4180.

Castle Medical Center needs volunteers to help in the gift shop, information desk, pastoral care, physical therapy, emergency room, companion services and other areas. 263-5252.

"Friendly Hospital Visitors" and "Talk Story Time Facilitators," programs of the state Department of Health, seeks volunteers to spend time with adults with developmental disabilities and mental retardation. Six-month commitment required. 733-9191.

Friends of Iolani Palace seeks volunteer greeters and guardians. Training provided. 522-0821.

Friendship Force of Honolulu, a nonprofit organization that provides person-to-person contact with visitors from other nations, seeks volunteers to take part in its international cultural exchange program. 949-1295.

Goodwill Industries of Hawaii seeks volunteers to assist in its annual fund-raiser Feb. 13 in various positions, including soliciting and organizing items to be auctioned. Phone communication skills necessary. 836-0313, ext. 247.

Hawaii Opera Theatre seeks volunteers for its 2001 season for various positions including wig and makeup assistants, note-takers, hosts and more; help needed through mid-March. 596-7372, ext. 34.

Hoomaluhia Botanical Garden needs volunteers to lead nature tours, help with garden security and distribute information at the visitor reception desk. 233-7323.

Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii seeks long-term and on-call volunteers in the following areas: data entry/computer support, receptionist, collections, resource center, translators/interpreters, oral history interviewers/transcribers, gallery greeters/guides, manpower, and cultural and special projects/events. Orientation meeting, 2 p.m. Jan. 29, Cultural Center office. 945-7633, e-mail or visit

King Kamehameha Celebration Commission seeks volunteers to assist in the following events: parade lineup and starting, equestrian unit control and lineup, pa¬ dressing, parking control, lei stringing, and monitoring for the Folklife Festival. Training provided. June 8-9. 586-0333.

Legal Aid Society of Hawaii seeks volunteers for various positions: clerical, legal assistants, legal secretaries, paralegals and accountant assistants. 536-4302.

Life Foundation seeks volunteers to help people with HIV/AIDS. Various workers needed: client buddies, transportation aides, meals program assistants, recreation assistants, child care providers, receptionists and prevention volunteers. Training provided. The foundation also seeks licensed hairstylists, acupuncturists and massage therapists to volunteer their professional skills. 521-2437, ext. 239.

Mission Houses Museum seeks docents and other volunteers to assist with the information booth, gardening, clerical duties and more. 531-0481.

National Multiple Sclerosis Society needs volunteers to help with programs, services and clerical functions. Needed 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Friday. 532-0811.

Project Kakoo, a project of the state Department of Health, seeks volunteers to provide home visits and assistance to parents with developmental disabilities who are raising infants and toddlers. Training provided. 955-7273.

Shriners Hospital for Children seeks volunteers for its physical therapy and recreation therapy departments and for clerical positions. Help needed through February. 951-3646.

Suicide and Crisis Center seeks volunteers to staff 24-hour phone lines. Training provided. 521-4555.

"Sunny Buddies," a joint project of University of Hawaii medical students and the state Department of Health, is designed to pair volunteers and people with mental retardation; ages 16 and up. 373-5157.

Visitor Aloha Society of Hawaii seeks volunteers to spread the aloha spirit to visitors victimized by crime and adversity. 926-8274 or e-mail

World Heritage, a non-profit student exchange program, seeks local representatives to provide high school students from several countries, including Germany, France, Spain, Japan, Thailand, Mexico and the former Soviet Union, with local program support. Training provided. 1-800-888-9040 or visit

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