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Placerita Canyon Nature Center
19152 Placerita Canyon, Santa Clarita, CA 91321
 Organization Description Placerita Canyon is one of the eight Natural Area Parks in Los Angeles County that supports a variety of hiking trails, a state historic landmark, historic cabin, and a Nature Education Center. Our facility maintains live animal exhibits, historic displays, and specialized outdoor programming for the entire family.
Volunteer Duties - (Light) grounds maintenance, building maintenance, animal care, dissemination of information to calling and visiting public.  
Telephone Number 661.259-7721
Office Hours - Tuesday - Sunday 9am - 5pm; 
Best time to contact - Friday - Tuesday from 9am - 5pm; Frank is usually off on Wednesdays and Thursdays
Contact Person - Frank Hoffman
Website - http://www.placerita.org/
Additional Comments - Volunteers cannot be allergic to animal fur or birds and should not be afraid of snakes or spiders. An initial orientation is required to familiarize students with park protocol, etc. Orientation is case-by-case and will be performed during the first session. Fingerprinting and background checks will likely not be required for volunteers as they will only be working with staff during work hours.
Closed toe shoes and light, comfortable clothes are recommended.​
 
 

  
 
 
 
ProCare Hospice
10200 Sepulveda Blvd, Mission Hills, CA 90345
Organization Description - Hospice and palliative care.
Volunteer Opportunities - Assist with elder care at senior living facilities in the San Fernando Valley.  
Hours of Operation - Mon - Fri, 8 am - 5 pm; some evenings/weekends
Minimum Hours Required - 60
Contact Person – William Love, PhD
Telephone Number 818.895-8000
Email Address wlove@procarenet.com
Website - www.procarenet.com

  

 Currently not accepting new volunteers.
Providence Holy Cross Tattoo Removal Clinic
6801 Coldwater Canyon Avenue, Suite #1A, North Hollywood, CA 91605
 
Organization Description - PCH provide tattoo removal services for ex-gang members and others for whom the tattoo is a barrier from securing employment and/or pose a threat to their safety.
Volunteer Duties - Provide pre and post care for patients, filing, directing patient flow, taking pictures, data entry and may perform other types of duties as assigned or requested.
Providence Tattoo Removal Program Eligibility and Requirements - Volunteers not associated with a nursing school program are required a commitment of 50 hrs of service throughout a period of 12 months.
Nursing students must have proper documentation from school attending that states number of service learning hours required.
All volunteers not associated with a nursing program are obligated to notify Volunteer Services of any prior criminal offense convictions. Applicants must consent to a background screening which will include criminal history.
Volunteers are to be dressed in proper clinical attire (Scrubs are a must). Simple watches and simple ear rings and rings may be worn. Large hoops, dangling jewelry, heavy necklaces or chains, and hats, caps, or bandanas not permitted.
Volunteers must understand that we do not place individuals in volunteer service positions as training for paid positions, nor should they expect compensation or future employment.
Volunteers must understand and sign the "Patient Confidentiality Agreement" form, and attend a 2 hour orientation.
Volunteers must demonstrate initiative and willingness to help when attending clinics; take direction with understanding; use proper judgment in unusual circumstances; communicate properly, cautiously, and clearly.
Volunteers must be reliable and attend clinics they have been confirmed to assist with. If unable to be present, please call and inform us as soon as possible.
Volunteers may not accept any form of compensation or gift from any patient or client. They are to work directly under the supervision of staff and do not earn or collect salary.
Volunteers must have TB screening clearance prior to the start of service. Proof of a negative TB skin test or chest x-ray completed within 6 months of service is required and must be turned in to Volunteer Services staff.
The volunteer must abide by and meet these requirements in order to participate in the volunteer program at Providence Tattoo Removal Program.
Any volunteer status may be terminated at any time if these requirements are not maintained, if the volunteer fails to follow the policies and procedures, or for any other circumstances that could be detrimental to the best interest of the center, or volunteer program.
Volunteer Hours - Saturday 6:30am-12:00pm
Contact Person - Kimberly Hibdon
Email – Kimberly.hibdon@providence.org
Best Way to Contact - EMAIL
When sending emails please include:
•Student’s full name
•Class course
•Hours needed
•Due date
•On subject line “COC Service Learning Student”
 Website - www.providence.org/tattooremoval
 

 
 
 

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