and comfort measures. Each applicant will receive 16 hours of
orientation and training. Information: (714) 560-8177 or
COMMUNITY ANIMAL NETWORK
The network needs volunteers to help control the rising population
of wild cats in local neighborhoods. Volunteers would trap and
deliver cats to local veterinarians for spaying or neutering, and
then release them back to the property where they were found. The
goal of the program is to save the lives of stray cats. Information:
COSTA MESA CIVIC PLAYHOUSE
The playhouse needs volunteers for ushering, backstage work,
mailings, typing, controlling lights and many other duties.
Information: (949) 650-5269.
COSTA MESA HISTORICAL SOCIETY
The society preserves and promotes the history of Costa Mesa and
the harbor area. Volunteers are needed for the archives, library,
museum, docent and public-outreach programs. Information: (949)
COSTA MESA LITERACY COUNCIL
The Costa Mesa Literacy Center needs volunteer tutors to teach
English as a second language. People who want to learn English as a
second language are also encouraged to call. Call to register.
Information: (714) 435-3310 or (714) 545-3445.
COSTA MESA MS SELF-HELP GROUP
The Orange County chapter of the national Multiple Sclerosis
Society has started a new self-help group in Costa Mesa for people
newly diagnosed or with minimal symptoms of multiple sclerosis, or
both. The group meets at 11 a.m. the second Tuesday of every month.
Information: (949) 650-7659.
COSTA MESA POLICE DEPARTMENT
The Costa Mesa Police Department is seeking volunteers 21 and
older to work at least 16 hours per month at the main station at 99
Fair Drive or at the Westside substation at 567 W. 18th St. Duties
include answering phones, making appointments, registering bicycles,
entering data, fingerprinting and helping with citywide projects.
Computer skills are not required. Information: (714) 754-5020.
COSTA MESA SENIOR CENTER
The multipurpose senior services facility at the corner of 19th
Street and Pomona Avenue seeks volunteers who can greet members and
the public at the front desk and volunteers for the Resource
Department with Excel computer experience and sharp telephone skills.
The Senior Meals program also needs people to deliver meals to homes.
Information: (949) 645-2356.