Being a friend to new visitors

Volunteers/Where good neighbors get together

March 24, 1992|By Ellen Hawks | Ellen Hawks,Staff Writer

Current volunteers' news and needs:

Baltimore Area Visitors Centers want information guides at both FTC downtown locations, 300 W. Pratt St. (across from Oriole Park at Camden Yards) and at the Harborplace Information Kiosk. Volunteers will greet visitors, help them plan activities, give directions, answer questions and pass out literature. Call (410) 659-7066.

Friends of Crittenton, associated with the Florence Crittenton Services of Baltimore, Inc., a non-profit residential and non-residential service to adolescent girls, wants volunteers to help with recreational activities, act as Big Sisters, tutors, study-hall monitors and more. For more information call Carolyn Costa or Lynda Ames at (410) 366-4333.

Maryland Science Center wants volunteers to serve as science store clerks, bus greeters, explainers, K.I.D.S. room assistants and more. Call (410) 685-2370, Ext. 345.

Harbor Hospital Center needs junior volunteers for the summer. Opportunities are available in patient and non-patient areas and include patient transportation, feeding, menu distribution and office help. Students must be at least age 15 and have completed the 9th grade. Orientation for all junior volunteers will take place at 9:30 a.m. to noon, June 13. Call Ann Heil, (410) 347-3478.

The 1992 Columbia Festival of the Arts wants volunteers for help with ushering, production, hospitality, parking, baking and office work for June 24 to July 3. Apply by May 22 by calling Leslie Landsman, (410) 381-0520, or write to the festival, 9861 Broken Land Parkway, Suite 300, Columbia, 21046.

ARCOM, Associated Roofing Contractors of Maryland, seeks volunteers and participants for its annual Charity Golf Tournament, June 15 at Wakefield Valley Golf Club in Westminster, to benefit United Way of Central Maryland. For information call (410) 931-8105.

B&O Railroad Museum wants volunteer who can restore, research, act as guides, greeters, gardeners, carpenters and those with computer abilities. Call Jack Proph, (410) 752-2395.

Noxzema Extraordinary Teen Contest will award money prizes to a top teen volunteer and to his or her charity. Students ages 12 to 19 are eligible to enter; entry deadline is April 21. For application and details, write to the Noxzema Extraordinary Teen contest in care of Teen magazine, 437 Madison Ave., New York, N.Y. 10022. Or ask for an application by calling (800) 488-7288.

Pets on Wheels wants pet owners who will take their pets to visit nursing home residents. A pet screening and volunteer training session will be held at 10 a.m. April 4 at Hunting Ridge Presbyterian Church, U.S. 40 and Winans Way. For more information call (410) 366-7387.

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