Becoming a foster family

Volunteers/Where good neighbors get together

June 23, 1992|By Ellen Hawks | Ellen Hawks,Staff Writer

Kennedy Krieger Institute needs foster families, with parenting experience, for children and teen-agers with physical, mental and/or emotional disabilities. An orientation will be held tonight from 7 to 9 p.m. at the institute, 707 N. Broadway, Room 510. Those interested may call 550-9649.

State Forest and Park Service welcomes those interested in being a volunteer park ranger. Volunteer rangers must be age 18 or over and enjoy the outdoors. Volunteers must work in the park for 40 hours before being considered for the title of ranger. Work includes answering public inquiries, working at festivals and special events and assisting with the park programs. Training and uniforms will be provided. Call (410) 974-3771.

The Francis Scott Key Medical Center is recruiting volunteers for its Candy Stripe Summer Program which begins tomorrow. Volunteers, who must be at least 14, are asked to commit to a minimum of 12 hours each week to work in almost every area of the Medical Center. To volunteer, call (410) 550-0627.

The League for the Handicapped needs volunteers in its Adult Medical Day Care to help with activities, crafts, cooking class, group discussions, recreation and field trips. The program operates from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday. Call Arlene McClary, (410) 323-0500.

Baltimore Neighborhoods Inc. needs volunteers to train as tenant counselors for its tenant-landlord hot line and as testers for housing discrimination. Call George Laurent at (410) 243-6007.

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