Volunteer Opportunities in the Community

Good Shepherd Center in Los Angeles offers core programs of shelter, food, case management and employment services to Women and Children who are homeless. Volunteer Opportunities: Help in the Children’s Program; tutor for GED Program; organize the Donation Room; fund-raising; facilitate an employment related seminar. Contact Information: contact Annemarie at ahowse@gschomeless.org. Telephone 213-235-1962

Alexandria House in Los Angeles is a non-profit transitional residence and house of hospitality providing supportive housing for single women with children in the process of moving from emergency shelter to permanent housing. Volunteer Opportunities: help provide Childcare for the younger Children; help in the after-school and teen programs; cook dinner for the residents one night; drive residents to appointments or job interviews. Contact Information: e-mail to volunteer@alexandriahouse.org. Telephone 213-381-2649

East Los Angeles Pregnancy Center in Los Angeles is a non-profit organization offering women in unplanned pregnancies the resources and education needed to make an informed decision regarding pregnancy and parenthood. Volunteer Opportunities: be trained as a ELAPC Counselor; serve as an instructor in a Birthing or Parenting Group; provide help in the office; assist with planning and coordinating special events. Contact Information: www.ELAPC.com. Telephone 323-728-1292

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Los Angeles matches adult volunteers with Kids ages 6 to 16 who are facing adversity to provide professionally supported one-to-one mentoring relationships that have a measurable and transformative impact on the lives of the Youth, Mentor and Community. Volunteer Opportunities: community-based mentoring program (meeting twice a month for 3-5 hours); school-based mentoring program (meeting one hour once a week during the school year); workplace mentoring program (meeting 2 hours one time a month during the school year); Women in Entertainment mentoring program. Contact Information: e-mail to Sofia.Varona@BBBSLA.org. Telephone 213-213-2426.

Beverly Hills Public Library Literacy Program helps adult learners improve their reading, writing and comprehension skills. Volunteer Opportunity: complete the 2 hour Tutor Training Workshop and after being matched with an Adult learner – Tutor once a week for a minimum of 6 months. Contact Information: Call 310-288-2207.

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