Needs vary from birds of prey to wheelchair-bound patients


CURRENT volunteers' news and needs:

Carrie Murray Outdoor Education Campus wants volunteers 18 and older to work with injured birds of prey and assist with nature classes and workshops between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. daily. Training will be offered. Call 396-0808.

Saint Vincent's Center for child and family care needs volunteers at its Chara House in Baltimore. It is a group home for infants and toddlers with AIDS. Call Janet Weisman, 252-4000.

Howard County Department of Citizen Services wants volunteers to teach or help in ceramic classes, in the Rumsey Road office, wellness tests, senior information and assistance at the Florence Bain Center and Homebound Support program. Senior volunteers are wanted for several programs. Call Arleen Kvech at 313-7213.

Carroll County Farm Museum wants volunteer teachers in the new Hands On exhibit room. Help may include writing with a quill pen, using an apple peeler, grinding corn and other jobs. Help is wanted Tuesdays through Fridays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., but days and hours are flexible. Call 848-7775 or 876-2667.

Child Study Association of Maryland Inc. wants volunteers. Call Andrea Burgoyne, 667-9633.

Children's Hospital and Center for Reconstructive Surgery and the Bennett Institute volunteer needs include assisting and transporting adult patients in wheelchairs, host and hostess in hospitality room, sales in gift shop, clerical assistance. Call Donna Wilson, 462-6800, Ext. 3330.

Volunteers Move Maryland is a display trailer staffed by the Governor's Office on Volunteerism and designed to encourage people to volunteer in their communities. The trailer will be taken to events all over Maryland through Chesapeake Bay Appreciation Day at Sandy Point Park on Oct. 26. Details: 225-4496.

The Sheppard and Enoch Pratt Hospital wants volunteers 18 or over to conduct tours of the hospital's historic buildings. Daytime scheduling is flexible and training is provided. Call 938-4850.

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