The Salvation Army in Hyattsville will interview volunteers for holiday assistance. Interviews will be conducted from 10 a.m. to noon and from 1 to 3 p.m. throughout the month of September. For more information, call Renee Dawson at 301-277-6104.
Davis Memorial Goodwill Industries needs volunteers to work at its annual Used Book Sale Oct. 21 to 26. More than 200 volunteers are needed, and training will be provided. Experience will be helpful but is not required. For more information, call Judy Sklar at 202-636-4225, Ext. 1257.
Friends of the National Zoo needs volunteers to assist in the zoo's new children's interactive exhibit by being facilitators and helping with school groups during the week and with families on weekends. Training will be provided in September. For more information or to volunteer, call Lois Phoebus at 202-673-4671.
The United Way of Prince George's County seeks volunteers to add new business prospects to its database by looking through newspapers, directories and listings and making telephone calls to verify information. Hours are flexible, and volunteers are asked to work a minimum of four hours a week. For more information, call Marian Young at 301-731-8329, Ext. 223.
SHARE Food Network needs volunteers to help pack food boxes for needy families. For more information or to volunteer, call 301-864-3115.
The Jwanzaa Youth Partnership seeks mentors to help tutor and participate in outdoor activities with youths ages 7 to 17. Volunteers with knowledge of legal aid and/or fund-raising are needed for some of the workshops. For more information, call Clarence Godfrey at 301-805-8041.
Making Connections, a singles group for adults with cognitive disabilities, needs volunteers to help members with being independent when using public transportation and/or interacting and mingling with members at activities and discussion groups. For more information or to volunteer, call Laura Abdelaziz at 301-656-9140.
The Heartland Health Care Center in Adelphi needs adult volunteers to assist with transportation to and from activities every afternoon and volunteers to be chaperons on shopping and leisure outings. For more information, call 301-434-0500, Ext. 2257.
Vocational Services needs volunteers to sew for and/or teach individuals with developmental disabilities to use a sewing machine. All volunteers must be able to stitch in a straight line. For more information, call Carol Bookman at 301-249-0206.
The Whitman-Walker Clinic of Suburban Maryland seeks volunteers to assist people living with HIV and AIDS. Volunteers are needed to work with the Buddy Program, to be nursing home visitors, to work with the Speakers Bureau, to be food delivery drivers, to work with legal services and to work in reception and administration. For more information, call the volunteer coordinator at 301-439-0731.
The International Rescue Committee seeks volunteer translators who speak English and either Farsi, Arabic, Somali, Bosnian or Vietnamese to help with translations for newly resettled refugees. Volunteer opportunities also are available for people who want to help with donation pickup and delivery, help with office work or teach a class on job skills for refugees. For more information, call Sharon Wretzel at 202-822-0043, Ext. 21.
PhoneFriend, a telephone support service program for children in the metropolitan area who are home without adult supervision, seeks volunteers to listen and offer support via the telephone. Children call the support line for various reasons, from being lonely or scared to needing help with homework. PhoneFriend operates 3 to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday and 1 to 5 p.m. Saturdays. Volunteer listeners are trained in reflective listening and child development issues to respond to calls in a caring and nonjudgmental manner. The next training session will begin Sept. 13. For more information or to volunteer, call 202-223-0020.
The Crisis and Family Stress Hotline needs volunteers to work four-hour shifts any time of the day or night. The hot line provides volunteers with extensive training in basic counseling and crisis intervention skills. The next training session begins Sept. 14. For more information, call 202-223-0020.
Boys and Girls Homes and Community Services needs donations of vehicles, boats or motorcycles. All donations will benefit abused and neglected children. Towing is free, and all contributions are tax deductible. For more information or to offer a donation, call 301-587-9750.
The Silver Hill Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad Inc. is accepting applications for people interested in becoming volunteer firefighters and/or emergency medical service personnel. Training and uniforms are provided, and numerous other benefits are available. Monthly meetings are held on the third Monday of each month. For more information, call 202-310-3904.
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.