RSVP really needs you! The San Diego Police Department is seeking applicants for the Retired Senior Volunteer Patrol (RSVP). You must be 50 years of age or older and have a driver's license. Members are given classroom instruction and field training. Members patrol about three times a month in our area with another member. For more information, please call Les Brandon at 538-8120.

Volunteers are urgently needed to help sort and price used books for Grace's Book Nook, the used bookstore at the Scripps Ranch Library. Please contact Kathi Busch at 271-4479.

Scripps Ranch needs you! In a major disaster, professional emergency services will not be available to help for 72 hours or more. Join the Scripps Ranch Community Emergency Response Team (SRCERT) and learn skills that will help your family, friends, and community. For more information, please contact us at [[email protected]], 863-0364, or [www.scrippsranchcert.org].

The Scripps Ranch Theatre (SRT) needs a volunteer marketing director to design and implement a comprehensive marketing plan and budget. Can you help? The SRT is an award winning theatre staffed totally by volunteers. We take great pride in improving our theatre in Scripps Ranch, and we are looking for a volunteer to direct our marketing efforts. If you have experience in this area and would like to help, please contact Joe Casali at 619-884-0570.

Plan Scripps Ranch! The Miramar Ranch North Planning Committee (MRNPC) needs members. This group is one of two in Scripps Ranch that are responsible for advising the city on all land-use decisions in and around our community. To become a member, please contact Bill Crooks at 653-3753.

Help local military families by volunteering at the Navy Marine Corps Relief Society Thrift Shop at MCAS Miramar. This is a perfect opportunity for retirees or stay-at-home parents looking to help others and meet new people. Transportation and child care costs are reimbursed. To volunteer, please contact Roberta at 549-1885 or [[email protected]].

Landscape your neighborhood! The Scripps Ranch Landscape Maintenance Assessment District (SRMAD) needs residents who have an eye for improving their area. You raise the issue and help define the desired result. The SRMAD Committee can make it happen. Call Marc Sorensen at 578-4766.

The Scripps Ranch Library needs volunteers to assist staff with processing of new DVDs, CDs, audiocassettes, and videocassettes. Contact our branch librarian, Nancy Assaf, at 538-8158.


Speak up now for a child--help stop child abuse. San Diego's abandoned and neglected children desperately need you. Volunteer to become a child advocate. We will hold information sessions on Wednesday, June 18, July 9, and July 30. Please call Voices for Children at 569-2019 or visit [www.speakupnow.org].

Enjoy learning about different cultures? AFS, the 57-year-old exchange program for high school students, seeks volunteers to serve as student/host liaisons, hosts for foreign students, event coordinators, and more. Please contact Nick Felfe, AFS volunteer coordinator, at 619-284-5195 or [[email protected]]. Visit [www.afssd.org] for more details.

Do you love theatre? The Scripps Ranch Theatre seeks dedicated volunteers to help with lighting, design, set construction, and more. There are other positions that need your help. To find out more about helping the Scripps Ranch Theatre, please call 578-7728.

The Flying Leatherneck Historical Foundation (FLHF) provides volunteers to support the only museum in the world dedicated to preserving the historic achievements of those who flew and maintained U.S. Marine Corps aircraft. The museum is at MCAS Miramar. To volunteer, please call 693-1723 or visit [www.flyingleathernecks.org].


Volunteer at Project Wildlife and help orphaned and injured animals. Project Wildlife's mission is to "care for injured, orphaned, and sick native wildlife of San Diego County, and release rehabilitated animals back into their natural habitats." If you would like volunteer information, please call 866-0557 or visit our website at [www.projectwildlife.org].