Some current needs of local volunteer organizations and agencies



Every Tuesday, The Evening Sun features volunteers, those who give their time to worthy causes. Different volunteers are featured, along with the groups they serve. There's a calendar of current volunteer needs.

To be listed or to update your present listing, mail information to Ellen Hawks, Volunteers, Accent Section, The Evening Sun, 501 N. Calvert St., P. O. Box 1377. Baltimore, 21278-0001.


St. Agnes Hospital wants men and women as volunteers foassignments in several areas of the hospital. Needs are for 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday. 368-2815.

Baltimore City Life Museums offers a wide range of volunteer opportunities for those interested in theater, marketing, fund raising, collections management, tour guides and archaeology. Details: 396-3523.

Multiple Sclerosis Society wants volunteers for several areas of help. Call the Society at 821-8626.

SusquehannockEnvironmental Center needs volunteers to help unload recyclable items from vehicles plus other tasks. Call 836-9371.

Commission on Aging and Retirement Ombudsman program wants volunteers to advocate on behalf of Baltimore City nursing home residents to investigate and attempt to resolve complaints. Call 396-3144.

Cloisters Children's Museum wants volunteers to greet the public as host and receptionist, assist with public relations or development programs, office help and as docents. Must be age 14 or older and willing to work on regular basis. Call, 823-2551.

American Red Cross wants volunteers to help schedule blood-drive volunteers, making sure there is adequate help in registering donors, preparing blood containers, serving refreshments and more. Call 764-7602.

Florence Crittenton Services needs volunteers who are interested in becoming a ''Friend'' with 13 to 17 year old adolescent girls who are pregnant or who have been sexually or physically abused and cannot live in their own homes. Call 366-4333.

Liberty Medical Center, wants volunteers for jobs as patient aides, information desk receptionists and clerical workers as well as in the gift shop, library and more. Lunch and free parking are provided. Call Paula Blackwell, 383-4691.

Parents Anonymous of Maryland wants compassionate individuals to train as group facilitators or child care providers for its weekly parent self-help group sessions. Call Mindy Amor, 728-7021.

Springfield Hospital Center, Sykesville. Volunteers are needed as visitors, for gardening, tutoring, working in the Patients' Canteen and some clerical work. Call Betty Jean Maus, 795-2100, 3218.

Department of Social Services, Baltimore City. Volunteers are needed for clerical work, direct client services and special projects. Training is available and travel and lunch expenses are reimbursed. Apply from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at 1510 Guilford Ave. Details: 361-3764 or 361-3948.

Senior Buddy Call. A telephone contact program for elderly and handicapped seniors of Southeast Baltimore. Free training. 327-2022.

Home Team. Baltimore County Department of Aging wants one hour of your time each week to help a homebound senior citizen by visiting on the telephone, escorting to shop and for physicians appointments. Call 887-4141.

Baltimore Neighborhoods, Inc. wants volunteers as tenant landlord counselors. Training and orientation given. Call George Laurent, 243-6007.

Governor's Office on Volunteerism wants volunteers for its CompuTeer program in which individuals who are computer experts will volunteer a few hours each week to a non-profit or government agency to help improve the computer systems in such areas as training, application development, software assistance and other support services. Call, 1-974-3594 or 974-5156. Or write to Maryland CompuTeer, Room H-8, State House, Annapolis, 21401.

Church Hospital wants volunteers to escort patients to physical therapy and to work on the nursing units. Also for clerical work. Call 522-8395.

Santa Claus Anonymous wants your help before and after Christmas to defray the costs of providing gift certificates to 55,000 children. Send your contribution to: Santa Claus Anonymous, c/o Carrollton Bank, 2 Charles Plaza, Baltimore 21201.

Johns Hopkins AIDS Service wants volunteers, men or women ages 18 or older who have been diagnosed with AIDS and have T-cell counts of less than 200. It is for a two-year study of the drug Rifabutin which fights a mycobacterial infection of the blood which is common in AIDS patients. Monthly visits are requested and $15 will be paid per visit. Call Saralyn Lichter, 955-1169. Also, the Hopkins Division of Clinical Pharmacology wants volunteers for an AZT study. Call Lynda Nerhood, 955-7703.

Harbor Hospital Center wants volunteers in several areas of need. Call, 347-3441.

Greater Laurel Beltsville Hospital wants volunteers for information desk to greet visitors, in patient care units and for clerical work. Call Carolyn Carchedi, 497-7950.

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