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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Sunday, February 3,2002


Aloha Grandmothers Club of Hawai'i seeks grandmothers to help the cause fighting children's diseases. 488-4144.

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

Angels On Wheels, a project of the American Cancer Society, needs drivers to take patients to and from medical appointments. Windward O'ahu: 262-5124. Leeward O'ahu: 486-8420. Honolulu: 432-9158.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Honolulu seeks volunteers 17 and older; couples and seniors welcome; various positions. 521-3811.

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

Child and Family Service seeks foster and adoptive parents for troubled children. 543-8402.

Coast Guard Auxiliary District 14, the civilian volunteer component of the Coast Guard, seeks volunteers to become members and help educate the public on boating safety. Training provided. 541-2087.

Council For Educational Travel USA, a national, nonprofit educational and cultural organization, seeks host families to provide home stays for high school exchange students. E-mail cnkawasaki@cs.com or call 533-4769.

Family Literacy Program of Hawai'i seeks volunteers to provide literacy services to the Kalihi/Palama public housing residents. Training provided. 842-0303.

Fellowship and Lifelong Learning Opportunities at Wai'alae School (FELLOWS) program seeks volunteer tutors and mentors ages 55 and older to work with children. 226-6992.

Friendly Hospital Visitors and Talk Story Time Facilitators, state health programs, seek volunteers to spend time with adults with developmental disabilities and mental retardation. Six-month commitment required. 733-9191.

Friends of Hanauma Bay seeks volunteers to give information to bay visitors on safe water activities. Shifts are four hours, once a week. 395-4242.

Friends of He'eia State Park seeks volunteers to help beautify the state park grounds on third and fourth Saturdays of each month. 247-3156.

Friends of 'Iolani Palace seeks docents, greeters and guardians. 522-0821.

Friends of the Pearl Harbor Tug Hoga, a nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving the tugboat Hoga, seeks volunteers to update its Web site. 373-2970.

Friendship Force of Honolulu, a program that fosters world peace through cultural exchanges and home stays, seeks volunteers to take part in its program. 262-0485 or 949-1295.

Hanauma Bay Education Program seeks volunteers to staff beach desk and visitors center. 397-5840.

Hawai'i Convention Center seeks docents to help encourage local community interest. 943-3500.

Hawaii Intergenerational Network seeks senior volunteers for preschool programs in Honolulu, Waikiki, Kailua, Wai'alae and Kahala. 235-0880 or 261-5834.

Hawaii Lupus Foundation seeks volunteers to assist with office duties, health fairs, fund-raisers and special events, including Lupus Alert Day on April 1 at the Capitol. Training provided. 538-1522.

Hawaiian Quilting at the Bishop Museum seeks volunteers to help baste or quilt. 842-6541.

Ho'omaluhia Botanical Garden seeks volunteers to assist with fishing program, lead nature tours, help with security and distribute information at the visitor reception desk. 233-7323.

Institute for Human Services, O'ahu's only emergency homeless shelter, seeks volunteers. 537-2724, ext. 107.

International Hospitality Center seeks host families to provide home stays for high school exchange students. 521-3554.

Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii seeks long-term, on-call and seasonal volunteers as gallery greeters, guides, historians, translators and interpreters, receptionists and other positions. Training provided. Visit jcch.com, e-mail jcch@lava.net or call 945-7633.

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation seeks volunteers for various duties. 988-1000.

KCAA Pre-Schools of Hawai'i seeks volunteers for its thrift shop in Mo'ili'ili. 941-9414, ext. 16.

KHON-TV Action Line seeks volunteers 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Mondays-Fridays. 591-4295.

Kuakini Health System seeks volunteer historians to organize, catalog and store artifacts, books and documents for Kuakini's Health Discovery Center artifacts room, as well as volunteers to provide services in patient care and non-patient-care areas, including the gift shop and information desks. 547-9184.

Lanakila Meals on Wheels seeks drivers to deliver meals to the elderly. 531-0555.

Leeward Community College Theatre seeks volunteers for ushering, concession sales, artist receptions and more. 455-0386.

Legal Aid Society of Hawai'i seeks volunteers to serve as clerks, legal assistants, legal secretaries, paralegals and accountant assistants. 536-4302.

Life Foundation seeks volunteers to help people with HIV/AIDS: to serve as client buddies, transportation aides, meals-program assistants, receptionists and homemakers. Licensed hairstylists, acupuncturists and massage therapists also sought to volunteer services. 521-2437.

Lyon Arboretum seeks volunteers to assist with garden maintenance, children's programs, office support and more. 988-0464 or 988-0471.

Memorial Society of Hawaii, a nonprofit educational organization, seeks volunteers for office, phone and computer tasks, and more. Training provided. E-mail MemSoc Hawaii@yahoo.com or call 589-2884.

Mission Houses Museum seeks greeters and docents to conduct tours of the mission houses and print shop; needed Tuesdays through Saturdays. E-mail mhm@lava.net or call 531-0481.

National Multiple Sclerosis Society needs volunteers for programs, services and clerical functions, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Mondays-Fridays. 532-0811.

Project Kako'o seeks volunteers to provide home visits and assistance to parents with developmental disabilities who are raising infants and toddlers. Training provided. 955-7273.

Retired and Senior Volunteer Program seeks volunteers ages 55 and older to provide various services to nonprofit organizations and public service agencies. 536-6543.

River of Life Mission seeks volunteers, primarily clerks and licensed drivers. 524-7656, ext. 228.

Senior Kupuna in the Preschool Program, a program of Seagull Preschool and the Hawai'i Intergenerational Network, seeks senior volunteers to help preschoolers enhance their learning skills. 235-0880, 261-8534 or 533-0004.

St. Francis Medical Center seeks volunteers to assist with gardening, patient visitation and office help. 547-6245.

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

USS Missouri Memorial Association seeks volunteer tour guides for the Battleship Missouri Memorial. Training provided. 455-1600, ext. 226.

Visitor Aloha Society of Hawai'i seeks volunteers to spread the aloha spirit to visitors hurt by crime and adversity. E-mail vashmail@lava.net or call 926-8274.

Waimanalo Health Center seeks volunteers for various positions. 259-7948, ext. 137.

Winners' Camp Foundation seeks volunteers for clerical and computer duties. 263-4741.

World Heritage, a student exchange program, seeks representatives to provide foreign high school students with program support. Training provided. Visit world-heritage.org or call (888) 386-7260.

YWCA of O'ahu, Laniakea Center, seeks volunteers to staff the Clothes Closet Store. 538-7061, ext. 223 or 235.