Send information for this listing 10 days in advance to: Volunteers, Lifestyle Department, The Sun, 491 Dutton St., Lowell, MA 01854.

ADULT SOCIAL DAY PROGRAM: "The Club" Roudenbush, 65 Main St., Westford, is looking for volunteers to assist in their 5-day/week elder program. Join us for lots of fun and friendship. Call 978-692-0803.

ALLEGIANCE HOSPICE & PALLIATIVE CARE: Seeking volunteers to provide support to patients and their families in the Lowell area. Call Laurie Gomm, Volunteer Coordinator, 877-255-4623.

BIG BROTHERS, BIG SISTERS OF GREATER LOWELL: Seeking volunteers to be mentors for children ages 7-15. Supervision and training provided; a one-year commitment is requested. Call 978-453-9339.

COMMUNITY OUTREACH CIRCLE OF FRIENDS: A small non-profit group that meets each month to service people in the need in the Greater Lowell area. Seeking new committed community-oriented members. Write to: Community Outreach Circle of Friends, P.O. Box 775, Dracut, MA 01826.

COMMUNITY TEAMWORK INC. LITERACY PROGRAM: Seeking older volunteers (55-plus) who want to help support literacy organizations in Lowell (writing grants, book drives, recruiting volunteers) or through direct service (tutoring, reading aloud). Meets at 169 Merrimack St., third floor, Lowell. Call Joan Aseltine, 978-654-5682.

CTI SENIOR CORPS FOSTER GRANDPARENT PROGRAM: Seeking income-eligible people aged 55 and over to volunteer 15-40 hours per week in schools, day care facilities, after-school programs and Head Start centers.


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Benefits include small tax-free stipend and transportation reimbursement. Call Joan, 978-654-5682.

DISASTER VOLUNTEERS: The Upper Merrimack Valley Medical Reserve Corps. seeks both medical and non-medical members to be trained for public health initiatives and emergency service in their community. See www.UMVMRC.org for examples of activities. Call Nancy at 978-399-2549 for information.

FRIENDS OF TYLER PARK: Seeking volunteers of all ages and skills in organic gardening, landscaping or outdoor work for routine maintenance and special projects. Scouts and students welcome. Call Denise, 978-454-6121.

GIRL SCOUTS OF EASTERN MASS.: Consider volunteering your time and talent with Girl Scouts and make a lasting positive impact on your community. Visit www.hergirlscouts.org or call 888-9-GIRL-SCOUT.

HEALTH CENTER VOLUNTEERS: Lowell Community Health Center, 585 Merrimack St., Lowell seeks volunteers to interpret Spanish, Khmer, Laotian and Vietnamese. Also needed are teen chaperones, clerical workers, and other volunteers. Call 978-937-6045, ext. 288.

HOSPITAL VOLUNTEERS: Nashoba Valley Medical Center in Ayer seeks clerical help. Hours/days flexible and include a free lunch. Call 978-784-9200.

IRONSTONE FARM: Andover farm is seeking volunteers (age 13-adults) to lead horses or walk alongside clients receiving therapy on horseback. No experience required. Volunteers needed Monday-Saturday, yearround. Contact Carolyn Burt, Volunteer Coordinator, at 978-465-4056 or at volunteer@challengeunlimited.org.

LOWELL PARKS & CONSERVATION TRUST: Seeking volunteers to help with a variety of projects: lock tending for the Concord River, land stewardship and office help. Flexible time. Call 978-934-0030.

MOBILE PANTRY: The Mobile Pantry Program of the Merrimack Valley Food Bank is seeking drivers to deliver groceries to Greater Lowell homebound elderly and disabled residents. Day and time scheduled according to availability, Mon.-Fri. Call Suellen, 978-454-7174.