St. Petersburg Free Clinic needs volunteers: Volunteer orientation is the second Tuesday of the month at 10 a.m. and again on the third Tuesday of the month at 3:30 p.m. There is an immediate need for intake and medical records volunteers in the Health Center. The We Help Services also needs volunteers to do client interviews, pack and stock food. The Food Bank needs USDA interviewers. The Free Clinic's Community Kitchen needs cooks and servers. Volunteer assignments can be short-term or long-term. The clinic is at 863 Third Ave. N. For information, call (727) 821-1200, ext. 114.
Gift wrapping benefits hospice: Tyrone Square Mall and Suncoast Hospice are teaming up to assist shoppers with gift wrapping. Through Christmas Eve, shoppers can leave the mall with their packages wrapped and ready to give. The wrapping station is near Dillard's and will be open 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. The mall is at 6901 22nd Ave. N, St. Petersburg. (727) 345-0126.
Senior dining network: Enjoy a hot, nutritious lunch, socialize and take part in activities at 10 dining sites. Programs include information on insurance issues, hurricane preparedness, senior rights and current events. Seniors must be a registered diner with Neighborly Care Network, 60 or older and live in the county. Free transportation is offered. Register 72 hours in advance to participate. For information, call (727) 573-9444.
Hospital helpers: St. Petersburg General Hospital needs volunteers for the information desk from 4 to 8 p.m. daily. Call Anita Brown at (727) 341-4848 or stop by the hospital at 6500 38th Ave. N and visit the information desk.