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Contra Costa Seniors for Children -- Seniors share their talents, skills and experiences with one student, one hour a week. Help elementary school children with academic, social needs. Training and placement provided. Contact: Cleo Day, 925-427-1123. Sutter Visiting Nurses Association (VNA) & Hospice -- Seeking volunteers to provide companionship and comfort in the homes of Contra Costa and Solano County patients. No special skills required; training provided. Contact: Elizabeth Peek, 925-677-4251. Meals on Wheels: Is seeking volunteer drivers to deliver meals to homebound seniors in Antioch and Pittsburg for one hour a week, Monday through Friday. Sharon, 925-937-8607, 925-778-4379, or email@example.com. Hospice of the East Bay -- Volunteers needed include: patient support volunteer providing companionship by reading, playing music, board games, providing caregiver relief, transportation and running errands; massage therapy volunteer certified in therapeutic touch to enhance relaxation and deliver comfort. Special service volunteers: licensed hair stylist to provide in-home hair cuts, handyman for light home maintenance, mobile notary, light gardening and more. For information, call 925-887-5678, firstname.lastname@example.org. Hospice of the East Bay: Anna's Program -- A specialized program of Hospice of the East Bay seeking dedicated, caring volunteers to provide in-home companionship and practical support for women with recurrent breast cancer living in Central or East Contra Costa County. For information, call 925-887-5675 or e-mail email@example.com. Hospice Foundation of the East Bay -- Looking for creative, fun and positive people to help plan and host fundraising events for the benefit of hospice patients. Peggy Hernandez, 925-887-5678. Sutter Delta seeks retirees to volunteer -- Sutter Delta Medical Center is looking for retirees to fill volunteer positions. Those with extra time on their hands or looking for a rewarding experience are encouraged to apply. Tasks include delivering files, lab specimens and kitchen trays, helping patients with dietary needs, and working at the hospital gift shop. Kitt a, 925-779-3575 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Theater volunteers: El Campanil Theatre is seeking volunteers throughout the year for special events and in-house productions. Must be 15 or older to participate. Volunteers are required to fill out a volunteer application and participate in one training session. Training sessions will be held throughout the year. Physical requirements: Must be able to stand for long periods of time, have the ability to bend over to retrieve items from the floor, and help patrons as needed. 925-757-9500 or www.elcampaniltheatre.com.