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Optimist welcomes volunteers of all
ages and listed below are a number
of ways you can participate. The list
is not all inclusive and we are always
open to new ideas and suggestions:


· Mentor a child (click here to learn more about our mentoring program)

· Wrap Christmas gifts for foster children and help with set-up, crafts and clean-up for 
  our Foster Family Holiday Party in December and/or our Foster Family Picnic in May.

· Offer your time as a guest speaker for our residential youth at our Main Campus or 
  Group Homes.

· Facilitate a class in a specialized field for our youth (art classes, poetry/creative 
  writing, music, jewelry making, etc.)

· Procure and prepare gift baskets for Thanksgiving and Christmas for the families of 
  our residential youth, foster children and/or foster families.

· Distribute information about our programs at local malls, businesses, churches and  
   schools.

· Tutor during school hours.

· Assist in our Auto Shop or in one of our computer classes.


To learn more about any of these opportunities or to sign-up as a volunteer, please contact:
Brenda Watts-Bell
Email: bwatts@oyhfs.org

Optimist Youth Homes
& Family Services

6957 N. Figueroa St. Box 41-1076 Los Angeles, CA 90041-1076
Telephone: (323) 443-3175
www.OYHFS.org

Website management:
Email:rmartinez@oyhfs.org
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