Kuakini Medical Center: Help at the information desk. Flexible shifts are available from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily. Call 547-9184.
Shriners Hospital: Help therapists with recreational activities for young patients one shift a week, July through October. Applications accepted beginning June 1. Call 951-3606.
Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii: Help needed in office, galleries, gift shop, research, committees, oral history work and special projects. Greeters work three-hour shifts; guides lead at least two tours a month. Call 945-7633.
Aloha Preservation Association: Japanese speakers can help preserve the aloha spirit in Waikiki. Call 923-1058.
Alzheimer's Association: Help with projects, office tasks, respite care, public speaking or support groups. Training provided. Call 591-2771. Caregiver experience preferred for coordinator and HELPLINE volunteers.
American Cancer Society: Answer phones and help in the Honolulu office for two to three hours, one to two days a week. Call 522-0333.
"Toppers" help fit cancer patients at home for free wigs.
Breast cancer survivors can help others "Reach to Recovery." Training provided.
American Civil Liberties Union: Record complaints four hours a week. Call 545-1722.
American Heart Association: Call 538-7021.
American Institute for Foreign Study: Coordinate student-exchange program. Call 800-322-4678.
American Lung Association: Work in health programs or with children in a self-help summer program. Call 537-5966.
Angels on Wheels: Drive patients to and from treatment centers. Call the American Cancer Society at 522-0333.
Bishop Museum: Lead school tours and conduct programs in Hawaiian Hall one morning a week. No experience necessary; training provided. Call 848-4180.
Blood Bank of Hawaii: Call donors. Call 848-4725.
Boy Scouts: Teach scouting skills in Leeward Oahu. Call 595-6366.
Central Oahu Community Mental Health Center: Provide clerical support in typing, filing and photocopying. Computer experience a plus. Call Margaret Sagaysay at 456-4224.
Child & Family Service: Retired social workers, nurses and other health professionals needed for occasional home assessment visits with seniors. Call 521-2377 or 538-3400.
Help with health support groups for older adults in Honolulu, Aiea, Kailua, Kaneohe, Waianae, Waialua and Waipahu, two mornings a week. Call Abby Brown at 538-3400.
Clean Air Team: Cheerful people needed to lead the Diamond Head hike 8:30 a.m. Saturdays. Call Scott at 528-0528.
Comfort, Security and Independence: Help seniors and disabled manage their money through legal and financial matters, or help with visits, phone calls, grocery shopping and office tasks. Call 538-0353.
Contemporary Museum: Art background a plus, but not necessary to help out at front desk, museum shop, children's art program and other jobs. Call Sheryl Kramer at 526-1322.
Department of Health: Provide companionship to developmentally disabled adults confined to health care facilities. Training provided. Call Gail at 733-8345.
Department of Human Services: Care for abused and neglected children. Call Foster Home Certification Unit at 832-5105.
Epilepsy Foundation: Fund-raising and clerical work. Call 951-7705.
Foster Botanical Garden: Help in reception, herb garden, pruning or other duties for a few hours each week. Training provided. Call 522-7063.
Friends of Honolulu Hale: City and County program matches volunteers with activities to help Honolulu and community groups. Call Henry Hekekia at 523-4487.
Friends of 'Iolani Palace: Tour aides and other help needed. Call 522-0831 or 522-0832.
Gerontology program: Seniors can help frail or isolated elders keep their independence. The Child & Family Service sponsors weekly group programs of exercise, education and social interaction in Aiea, Kaneohe, Waialua, Waianae, Waipahu and Honolulu. Call 538-3400.
GIFTSX2: Clerks wanted for four-hour shifts at not-for-profit Aloha Tower Marketplace store (pronounced "Gifts Times Two") benefiting HIV/AIDS services. Call 524-4186.
Girl Scouts: Work with scout troops. Call 595-8400.
Global Children's Organization: Collect and ship supplies, or work in office, program or fund-raising. Organization seeks American families for orphans in other nations, delivers donations and brings in children who need surgery. Call 545-2823.
Governor's Office: State Volunteer Services and Special Projects supports citizen participation within state government and the community. Call 586-7200.
Hale Kako'o Respite Center: Spend time with elders who have early and mid-stage dementia. Orientation and training provided. Call Pam at 595-0556.
Hanauma Bay: Lead tours to educate visitors about the fragile coral reef and coastal environment. Call 956-2870 or 956-9661.
Hawaii Alliance for Arts Education: Advocate arts in the schools or help in speakers' bureau or office. Call 545-5872.
Hawaii Bone Marrow Donor Registry: Office and community work. Call 524-6619.
Hawaii CAN: The Community Action Network promotes volunteer programs of state and community groups and works with the Voluntary Action Center to form a database of volunteers. Call 536-5006. To ask for promotional help, call 586-7200.
Hawaii Children's Museum: Call 592-5437.
Hawai'i Community Foundation: Call 537-6333.
Hawaii Foodbank: Call 836-3600.
Hawaii Habitat for Humanity: Housing projects, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays. Call 988-9339.
Hawaii Heritage Center: Learn the history of Hawaii and Chinatown and lead walking tours of Chinatown once a month. Call 521-2749 or visit the center at 1128 Smith St., second floor.
Hawaii Jaycees: Looking for people ages 21 to 39 interested in volunteering, improving professional and personal skills and attending social and sports programs. Call 537-6686.
Hawaii Literacy Inc.: Call 537-6706.
Hawaii Lupus Foundation: Office work, fund-raising, helping patients and families. Call 538-1522.
Hawai'i Maritime Center: Help at admissions counter or in gift shop. Ask for Karla at 526-0906.
Hawaii Mothers' Milk Inc.: Clerical and other nonpatient help needed. Call Gloria at 947-6920.
Hawai'i Nature Center: Help with hands-on, outdoor education programs for elementary students. Center provides naturalist, teaching and first aid training. Call 955-0100.
Hawaii Osteoporosis Foundation: Help nonprofit research organization with mailers, phone calls and fund-raising. Training provided; those with medical backgrounds can help with projects. Call 592-2643.
Hawaii State Alliance for the Mentally Ill: Office work, fund-raising, teaching. Call 737-2778.
Hawaii Theatre Center: Training provided for ushers and ticket-takers. Call 528-5535.
Hawaiian Humane Society: Provide foster care for baby animals; help elderly, disabled or ill people care for pets; or reunite lost pets with owners. Training provided. Foster "parents" and Lost & Found workers may call 946-2187 ext. 216; pet care assistants, ext. 217.
Hawaiian Railway Society: Railroad track workers and fine wood refinishers needed. Call 681-5461.
Heeia State Park: Greet visitors. Call 247-3156.
Historic Hawai'i Foundation: Help with special events, archives, community relations and other jobs. Foundation seeks to restore and preserve sites and buildings that reflect Hawaii's culture. Training provided. Call Keri Sison at 523-2900.
Honolulu Academy of Arts: Assist with various tasks. Call 532-8737. Or help in Garden Cafe, Academy Theatre, shop and library.
Honolulu Botanical Gardens: Help in the daily operation of Foster, Liliuokalani, Ho'omaluhia, Koko Crater and Wahiawa gardens. Or prepare an inventory of art in the archives, three to four hours a week. Call Hilly at 522-7063.
Honolulu Nutrition Program: Deliver meals to homebound seniors. Call 531-0555 ext. 23.
Honolulu Theatre for Youth: Ushers needed. Call 839-9885.
Honolulu Zoo: Be a tour guide in the African Savanna. Training provided. Call 971-7188.
Ho'omaluhia Botanical Garden: Lead interpretive walks or greet visitors. Training runs six Saturdays from 9 to 11 a.m. Call 233-7323. Share plant information and work on floral arrangements, displays, photographs and special events.
Hospice Hawaii: Help terminally ill people and their families with companionship, homemaking services, errands and patient care. Call 924-9255.
HUGS: Provide Help, Understanding & Group Support to families with children who have life-threatening illnesses. Call 521-4847. Special events and office help needed also.
Institute for Human Services: Share what you know and help others fulfill their potential at the Education Center 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Mondays and Fridays. Teaching experience not needed. Call Katie Doyle at 537-4944. Or help in social work department, kitchen, office and at front desk.
International Hospitality Center: Call 521-3554.
Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii: Help in office, gallery or gift shop or with special projects, oral history interviews or other research. Call 945-7633.
Joint Action in Community Service: Advise youth returning from Job Corps training. Call 1-800-521-5227.
Judiciary: Volunteers in Public Service to the courts include court clerk aides, guides, messengers, bailiffs, others. Writers, photographers, researchers and job coaches also needed. Call 539-4880.
Judiciary Foster Parenting Program: Foster homes needed for Family Court teenagers; stipend provided. Call 539-5910.
Judiciary History Center: Guides for center needed. Call 539-4999.
Junior Achievement of Hawaii: Help students learn economics (training and materials supplied). Or help with special events and fund-raising. Call 484-0114.
Kalihi-Palama Immigrant Service Center: Help immigrant youth learn English. Call 845-3918.
Kuakini Medical Center: Help in acute or geriatric patient care or with clerical, nonpatient-related duties. Weekday and weekend shifts. Call 547-9184.
Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped: Produce the Radio Reading Service 7 to 9 a.m. one day a week, Monday through Friday. Training provided. Call Bob Krehl at 732-7767.
Life Foundation and Pacificare: Help someone with HIV/AIDS. Call 971-2437 or 971-3600.
Literacy Program: Help others learn to read. Training at Leeward Community College to work at Pearl City and Waianae campuses and in the community. Call 455-0307 or 455-0477.
Lyon Arboretum: Native Forest Restoration Project workdays 8:30 a.m. to noon the third Saturday each month. Call 988-7378. Training for guides 9:30 a.m. the first three Thursdays of the month; arboretum workdays the first Saturday each month; or help in Ethnobotanical Garden.
Makiki Library: Call 522-7076.
March of Dimes: Help in "Babies and You" prenatal education program. Call 536-1045.
Memorial Society of Hawaii: Help with office duties for an organization that helps families plan for a loved one's death and funeral services. Call 946-6822.
Mid-Pacific Road Runners: Work as course marshals and at aid station and finish line. Call Joan Davis at 955-0902.
Mission Houses Museum: Guide walking tours. Call 531-0481.
Moanalua Gardens Foundation: Lead informative weekend hikes on the second and fourth Sundays of each month. Call 839-5334.
Moiliili Community Center: Work with seniors or children or in thrift shop. Call 955-1555.
Multiple Sclerosis Society: Call 531-4127; on the Big Island, 935-7616; or for the national office, 1-800-FIGHT MS.
Muscular Dystrophy Association: Call 486-2697.
Office of Consumer Protection: Learn the law and assist the public in landlord-tenant questions and problems. Call 586-2630.
Organ Donor Center of Hawaii: Public relations. Call 599-7630.
PACE Institute International: Nonprofit group seeks representatives to serve as liaisons for local schools, host families and students. Call 800-548-7223.
Pacific Aerospace Museum: Conduct tours. Call 839-0777.
Pacific Home and Community Care: Care for HIV patients. Call 971-3600.
Palolo Chinese Home: Attend to elderly residents. Call 737-2555.
Peace Corps: Volunteer opportunities overseas. Call 800-424-8580.
Pearl Harbor Family Service Center: Help service personnel and their families. Call 474-2220.
People Attentive to Children: Clerical work. Call 842-3874.
PREVENT Child Abuse Hawaii: Help with office projects, two hours a month. Call 951-0200.
Protection and Advocacy Agency: Organization advocating rights of people with developmental or mental disabilities needs librarian. Call 949-2922.
Quest for Partners: Handle clerical work and other duties for affordable housing program. Call 941-2234 or 941-2231.
Rehabilitation Hospital of the Pacific: Help in day treatment program or gift shop. Call 531-3511.
Respite Connection: Reassure caregivers working with elderly. Call 847-3295.
RESULTS: International lobby Responsibility for Ending Starvation Using Legislation, Trim-tabbing and Support seeks to end hunger, eliminate infectious disease and promote self- sufficiency. Call 921-9955.
River of Life Mission: Organization provides meals, food boxes, clothing and medical care to homeless and needy. Help with office and telephone tasks, food service, pickups and more. Call 524-7656.
Ronald McDonald House: Work with families of critically ill children. Call 942-8183.
Save Outdoor Sculpture: Call 523-4674 on Oahu; 935-5021 on the Big Island; 572-6560 on Maui; and 822-3373 on Kauai.
Senior volunteers: Help frail or isolated elders keep their independence. The Child & Family Service sponsors weekly group programs of exercise, education and social interaction in Aiea, Kailua, Kaneohe, Waialua, Waianae, Waipahu and Honolulu. Call 538-3400.
Shelters for Abused Spouses and Children: Child & Family Service's 24-hour emergency shelter needs volunteers 18 and older who can give at least four to eight hours a week for six months. Duties range from preparing meals and distributing donations to answering hot line calls and organizing children's activities. Call Dora at 543-8471.
Shriners Hospital: Help with activities to improve socialization among patients. Volunteers 16 and older are asked to work one shift a week. To apply, call 951-3606.
Straub Hospital: Help in wards and gift shop. Call 522-3299.
Symphony Thrift Shop: Call 593-0597.
Top Gun Hydrofest: Plan the hydroplane races in Pearl Harbor. Call 471-0818.
Very Special Arts Hawaii: Help with art programs. Call 735-4325.
Voluntary Action Center: Learn about volunteer positions in the community. Call 536-7234.
Waikiki Aquarium: Help in Natural Selection gift shop. Weekend positions available. Call 923-9741.
Waikiki Friendly Neighbors Program: Visit isolated seniors. Call 926-8032.
Waikiki Health Center: Answer phones for STD/AIDS hotline. Call 922-1313.
Waikiki Lifelong Learning Center: Tutor employees from hotels and small businesses in workplace literacy, preparation for a high-school diploma and English. Call 924-7505.
Winners at Work: Organize fun events. Not-for-profit service brings together employers and job seekers with physical challenges. Call Carol at 532-2100.