The Baptist Senior Adult Care Centers, in Brentwood, Bowie and Greenbelt, seek volunteers to be friendly visitors, assist with lunch, lead an arts-and-crafts group and assist with special events. Volunteers are needed Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, call Daryl Pennington at 202-626-5782.
United Cerebral Palsy of Washington and Northern Virginia seeks volunteers with solid interpersonal skills and enthusiasm to work with individuals with disabilities. Some duties include helping individuals who use wheelchairs and those who have severe cognitive and physical disabilities to actively engage in and experience the community and providing limited personal-care assistance and more. For more information or to volunteer, call Rodney Savoy at 202-269-1500.
The Rev. Gerald Patterson's Food Ministry needs volunteers to help prepare food, to help take food to delivery sites and to help clean the distribution sites when meals are finished. For more information or to volunteer, call Patterson at 202-832-6911.
The Children's Rights Council seeks volunteer office assistants to answer phones, to fill mail orders and to help with data entry, filing, copying and faxing. For more information, call David Levy at 202-547-6227.
The Prince George's County Hotline and Suicide Prevention Center need volunteers to provide telephone counseling for issues including suicide, child abuse, domestic violence, homelessness, psychiatric emergencies and other related topics. The 36-hour initial training course begins Sept. 7. For more information or to volunteer, call Andrea Morris or Tim Jansen at 301-864-7095.
The Prince George's County SPCA/HS needs temporary foster homes for dogs and cats. Food and medical care will be provided. For more information, call 301-262-5625, press 2 and leave a message.
The National Multiple Sclerosis Society seeks volunteers to work at the MS Challenge on Sept. 19, to be an intern during the fall, to work in the office or to help at the Fall Health Fair. For more information, call 202-296-5363.
Pets on Wheels needs volunteers with temperamentally suited pets to visit long-term care facilities in southern Prince George's County for two to four hours a month, for a minimum of nine months. For more information, call 301-853-3330.
The House, a program of Metro TeenAIDS, seeks volunteers from Prince George's County to serve as board members, to help guide them and to provide links to the community. In addition, they need youth mentors to help out at the drop-in center by tutoring, playing games, hanging out and talking with children. For more information, call Keleigh Matthews at 301-270-7337.
The Capital Area Foodbank needs volunteers to help on a regular basis. Flexible hours are available from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Volunteers are needed to be a fill-in receptionist, to perform data entry, to handle clerical tasks and record keeping, to contact agencies by phone, to be teachers' assistants and to pick up and deliver food. For more information or to volunteer, call 202-526-5344, Ext. 235.
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 email@example.com or write to Volunteers, Prince George's Extra, The Washington Post, 14402 Old Mill Rd., Suite 201, Upper Marlboro, Md. 20772.