Public Notice

Public Notice asks not what it can do for its community but what *you* can. This week features the second of a three-part list of Austin area Volunteer opportunities.


Volunteer Opportunities, Part Two, G -- S

Last week we ran Part One, A -- F.

Green Corn Self-Sufficiency Project Grow free, organic food gardens. PO Box 8544, 78713-8544. 833-7446.

HIV Wellness Center Peer support for Hep C and HIV clients and other volunteers needed. 4301-B N. I-35, 78722. 888/381-7050 or 467-0088.

Habitat for Humanity Site managers with people and construction skills appreciated. 310 Comal #100, 78702. 472-8788.

Hands On Housing Providing free home repair for elderly, disabled, and low-income homeowners. 2026 Guadalupe #226, 78705. 472-7627.

HEART Line/Parents' Anonymous Crisis line and support group regarding family issues. 7801 N. Lamar Ste. E-180, 78752. 459-5490.

Interfaith Care Alliance Provide support for people living with serious illness. icare@ texas.net or PO Box 650211, 78765. 459-5883.

International Dyslexia Foundation Work to educate folks about dyslexia. 452-7658.

International Socialist Organization Socialist activist types needed for all sorts of work to change the world. 494-0667.

Juvenile Diabetes Foundation Local chapter needs folks with a variety of skills. 3307 Northland Dr. #475, 78731. 450-1965.

Keep Austin Beautiful Why not? PO Box 1088, 78767. 499-3577.

KOOP Radio Community radio. PO Box 2116, 78768-2116. 472-1369.

La Cocina Alegre (The Happy Kitchen) Cook up some tasty nutritional awareness. PO Box 13323, 78711. 385-0080.

Legal Aid of Central Texas Free civil legal advocacy service for low-income Central Texans. 2201 Post Rd. #104, 78704. 447-7707x338.

Lesbian/Gay Rights Lobby of Texas Learn a lot about the Lege and social justice. Make lobbying your hobby. PO Box 2579, 78701. 474-5475.

Lifeworks Young people can find their way with a little help from friends. 2525 Wallingwood, 78746. 327-8018.

Literacy Council of Williamson Co. Call for tutor training classes. PO Box 1977, Round Rock, 78680. 244-6647.

Meals on Wheels Deliver meals and meds to some very appreciative Austinites. PO Box 6248, 78762. 476-MEAL.

National Domestic Violence Hotline Counselors from all walks of life needed for crisis counseling. PO Box 161810, 78716. 453-8117.

National Wildlife Federation Habitat Stewards Local office looking to train communities to create and preserve wildlife habitat. www.nwf.org or 476-9805.

Out Youth Celebrate 10-plus years of support for local youth questioning sexual identity and dealing with coming-out issues. 909 E. 491é2, 78751. 419-1233.

Parents' & Childrens' Engagement Project Maintain continuity in the relationship between parents and children during and after a divorce. 3710 Cedar #268, Box 20, 78705. 467-0803.

Pebble Project Child-abuse prevention educators from all walks of life needed. 3000 S. I-35 #200, 78704. 462-1771x107.

Planned Parenthood Reproduction issues counselors needed. 1209 Rosewood, 78702. 472-0868.

Political Asylum Project of Austin (PAPA) Help promote justice for Central Texas immigrants. 1715 E. Sixth #200, 78702. 478-0546.

Project PHASE Transitional and permanent assistance for area homeless youth. 1800 Lavaca #110, 78701. 474-5606.

Project Transitions Hospice care and supportive living services for those living with AIDS. Upcoming orientations throughout the summer. Call for info. PO Box 4826, 78765. 454-8646.

Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic Dulcet tones needed to translate written materials. 1314 W. 45th, 78756. 323-9390.

Retired & Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) Recruiting grownups 55 years and older to fill fulfilling volunteer positions throughout Travis County. 473-4130.

SafePlace Volunteer for domestic violence programs. PO Box 19454, 78760. 385-5181.

SIMS Foundation Affordable mental health care for musicians and artists. PO Box 1622, 78767-1622. 494-1007.

South Austin Greenway Alliance needs you. www.batstobluebonnets.com or 482-8537.

Special Olympics Texas Assist with awards, be a statistician, or be a "hugger." 11442 N. I-35, 78753. 707-3777.

Sustainable Food Center Tackle health, hunger, and sustenance issues. Bilingual especially needed. PO Box 13323, 78711. 385-0080.


Next week, we'll run the remainder of the alphabet and any last-minute entries.

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