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Volunteers Make the Community Go Round

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Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has. Margaret Mead
As we enter the last day of National Volunteer Month 2012, a heartfelt thank you to all the volunteers who give their time to make the community a better place to live. A quick reminder of the ways you can help. Check out the list of volunteer opportunities in Brea.

Volunteer Opportunities in Brea

  • Volunteer Opportunities in the Community - There are a number of nonprofit agencies within the City of Brea that are working for the benefit of those who live in the city. These groups seek on-going volunteer help. You will find them listed along with their phone numbers. Please call them directly to volunteer.
    • Active Christians Today (714) 529-6776
    • Volunteers are needed to help pack food for area seniors and the needy on the first Monday of each month at St. Angela Merici Catholic Church.
    • Brea Historical Society (714) 256-2283
    • Brea's history is your heritage! Volunteer to work in the Historical Society's new building keeping the history of Brea alive.
    • Brea Branch Library (714) 671-1722
    • Volunteers 13 years and older are needed to reshelf books and perform other library duties
    • Friends of the Brea Library (714) 671-1722
    • Do you have a few hours available during the day, if so, the Friends of the Brea Library are in need of people to work mornings in the Library Bookstore or volunteeer to work in the library throughout the day registering patrons to use the computer and also keeping track of computer use.
    • Brea Senior Center (714) 990-7750
    • Use your time during the day to help others. Volunteers are needed to deliver meals to Brea's homebound elderly. Dependable, friendly volunteers are needed to pack food coolers and to deliver the food along the 4 different routes around Brea. Food delivery is Monday through Friday from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. We need your help! Training is provided
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    • Laurel Elementary School-Brea (714) 529-2520 ext. 191
    • Why not drop by our school before work and help us with our reading? Volunteers are needed to assist 3rd and 4th grade students with their reading from 7:30 a.m. to 8:00 a.m., Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday. We also have a Learn at Lunch Program on Monday through Friday. Spend your lunch time helping us with various types of schoolwork. Children in grades 1st through 6th are in need of assistance from 11:45 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. You can choose the time you would like to help us. No experience or special skills needed.
    • Historical Docent
    • Join the team of dedicated local history enthusiasts who work as docents at the Olinda Historical Museum and Park. Docents help research exhibit materials, give tours and staff the museum. They work closely with the Rangers from California State Parks and the City of Brea. Call (714) 671-4403 for details.
    • Volunteer Opportunities with Children
    • You can make a difference in a child's life. Won't you help a child by reading to him/her, participate in a craft project, take a troubled youth on an outing, play a sport, or sit with a child before he testifies in court about abuse? Children who would like your help in these and other activities are waiting for you. Look at this volunteer site to find out about these and other volunteer opportunities.
    • Brea Head Start (714) 990-4391
    • Caring volunteers are needed to help children ages 3 to 4 years with classroom activities such as reading in English or Spanish, arts and crafts, and to supervise playground activities.
    • Laurel Elementary School-Brea
    • On you way to work why not stop by and assist a child one-on-one with reading? Your help is needed on Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday from 7:30 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. Or, spend your lunch time with us helping children in grades 1st through 6th with their homework. Lunch time schedule varies-- call to find out what time fits into your lunch schedule
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    • Volunteer Opportunities with Seniors
    • Share your time with seniors by volunteering for one of the available volunteer opportunities. Check out the current listing of what is available.
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"Thank you" for visiting Beautiful Brea Old & New (BBON). First & foremost, I am a proud mother & wife. I am also a well-rounded freelance consultant. But you can call me an enthusiastic cheerleader, supporting and promoting the city of Brea and its historic iconic Charlie's Clock turned "Charlie the Clock cartoon character!" Click on the front page illustration to read about the beloved time traveling talking clock!!

  • Carolyn Campbell

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