The City of Seat Pleasant needs volunteers for various public works programs this summer, beginning June 21. County high school students can earn service learning hours by volunteering. For more information, call Darlinda Sanders or Ed Gabay at 301-336-2600.
BCW Enterprises, which provides job training to welfare recipients, abused and battered individuals and divorced people in Prince George's County and Washington, seeks a volunteer fund-raiser. For more information, call Blossom Winfree at 301-540-2975.
The Girl Scouts of the Nation's Capital need adult volunteers to perform duties such as training adults and serving in administrative capacities. Free training will be provided. For more information or to volunteer, call 301-893-1819 or 1-800-934-1702.
The Holiday Project needs volunteers to visit people in nursing homes, hospitals and other institutions during the holidays and throughout the year. For more information, call 202-628-5858.
Brotherly Love International, a community tutoring and reading program for youth, needs volunteer tutors and readers. On-the-job training will be provided. For more information, call Gloria Yancey at 301-577-5858.
The International Rescue Committee seeks volunteer translators who speak English and either Farsi, Arabic, Somali, Bosnian or Vietnamese to help communicate with newly resettled refugees. IRC also welcomes volunteers to assist refugee families with donation pickup and delivery, office work or to teach a class on job skills. For more information, call Sharon Wretzel at 202-822-0043, Ext. 21.
The Jwanzaa Youth Partnership seeks mentors to help tutor and participate in outdoor activities with children ages 7 to 17. Volunteers with knowledge of legal aid or fund-raising are needed for some of the workshops. For more information, call Clarence Godfrey at 301-805-8041.
Food & Friends needs volunteers to help deliver freshly prepared meals to the more than 250 people living with AIDS in Prince George's County, to help them live longer and healthier lives. Meals would be picked up in Camp Springs and delivered in the Lanham, Landover, Suitland and Oxon Hill areas. For more information or to volunteer, call Michelle at 202-863-1824.
CHADD, an organization whose mission is to improve the lives of people with attention deficit and hyperactivity disorders through education, advocacy and support, needs volunteers for fund-raising, data entry, receptionist responsibilities, accounting and general office work. For more information, call Stacy Ramos at 301-306-7070, Ext. 114.
The Spanish Education Development Center needs volunteers to work as teacher aides in English classes for adults from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday. In addition, SED needs volunteers to work as group leaders with school-age children at the Before and After School programs at two Silver Spring locations from 7 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. or 3 to 6:30 p.m., with a commitment of three to four hours weekly requested. For more information, call 202-462-8848.
If you would like to volunteer, please contact the agencies directly. If you would like to submit a notice for Volunteers, fax to 301-952-1397; e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or write to Volunteers, Prince George's Extra, The Washington Post, 14402 Old Mill Rd., Suite 201, Upper Marlboro, Md. 20772.