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LARC Ranch
29890 N. Bouquet Canyon Road, Saugus, CA 91390
Organization Description- The Los Angeles Residential Community Foundation helps develop mentally disabled adults thrive. To achieve this goal, they provide the following services:
•14 Residential Care Homes, including 3 homes for the elderly
•An Adult Developmental Center specializing in accommodating more challenged adults
•A day training activity center specializing in work related training and opportunities
Volunteer Opportunities
·         Education
·         Recreation
·         Socialization
·          Students will work with the residents in the day programs: 
§  Daily living skills
§  Games
§  Current events
§  Sports activities
§  Fundraising events
§  Special Olympics
Hours of Operation- Monday-Thursday; 8am - 5 pm (Best time to contact is 10am)
Minimum Hours Required- 5 hours
Contact Person(s)-Steve Bratzel
                        Kathleen Sturkey 
Telephone Number- 661-296-8636 x 262 (Steve Bratzel)
661-296-8636 x232 (Kathleen Sturkey)
Additional Comments- TB test is required in order to volunteer.

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
4929 Wilshire Blvd, ste 800, Los Angeles, CA 90010
Organization Description - The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society is dedicated to funding blood cancer research, education, and patient services.
Our mission is to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, while improving the quality of life of patients and their families.
Volunteer Opportunities
  • In-office volunteering
  • Day of event volunteering
  • Pre-event volunteering
Such duties include:
·         Fundraising
·         Educational outreach
·         Data entry
·         Assist with mailings and service/support events on campus and in the community
Hours of Operation - Monday-Friday; 9am - 5pm
Contact Person(s) - Jake Robinson, Campaign Manager

Los Angeles County Sheriff's
Youth Activity League
(formerly Boys and Girls Club of SCV - Val Verde)
30300 Arlington, Val Verde, CA
Organization Description
After school youth organization offering programs and activities in:
  • Sports
  • Fitness
  • Recreation
  • The arts
  • Education and career development
  • Health and life skills
  • Leadership development

Volunteer Opportunities

  • Homework Tutor
  • Event coordinating
  • Mentoring
Volunteer Hours- Monday-Thursday; 2:30pm-5:30pm (best time to contact is 11am-2pm)
Summer Hours: 10am-6pm Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
Wednesday: Field trips
Office Hours- Monday-Friday; 10am-7pm
Summer Hours: 10am-6pm
Contact Person(s)-Deputy Rooney
                                     Jaime Briano                                                                                                 
Telephone Number-661.257-4021
Email Address- bjrooney@lasd.org
Additional Comments- Each volunteer must complete a background check before starting any volunteer work. There is no charge for this requirement. (This is only required if the volunteer will be working by themselves.  If the volunteer is helping assist the staff, the background check is not necessary.)
A 15 minute orientation with site manager or deputy to explain what is needed and expected.  This is done any day prior to starting your volunteer hours.
Clothing must be appropriate for working with children.  No sexually suggestive clothing or sagging pants.
Volunteers should have an interest in working with youth.