The Girl Scout Council of the Nation's Capital seeks volunteers in Prince George's County to work as troop leaders, trainers and volunteer administrators. Free basic training and support are available. For more information or to volunteer, call 1-800-834-1702.
The Washington Adventist Hospital seeks volunteers to work in its gift shop, at its information desk and in the linen services department. For more information, call Bonnie Boyd at 301-891-5444.
Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind seeks volunteers to assist visually impaired and blind individuals by reading mail and helping with shopping and transportation. For more information, call Kevin Drummond at 202-462-2900.
UKIMWI Orphans Assistance, whose mission is to provide orphans and children in need with the basic necessities of life for normal growth and development, seeks volunteers to work from home on grants and proposal writing. For more information, call Martha or John at 202-723-7003.
The Students on Suspension Program needs volunteer tutors, site coordinators, counselors and receptionists. For more information, call Alva Amaker at 301-914-4049.
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.
Greenbelt Park seeks volunteers to answer telephones and greet visitors on Mondays and Fridays. Trail Blazers also are needed to walk, patrol and enjoy the numerous scenic trails. For more information, call Kevin P. Barry at 301-344-3944.
The Woodland Job Corps Center in Laurel seeks volunteers to tutor people ages 16 through 24 in reading, math and/or GED preparation. For more information or to volunteer, call Ted Pratt at 301-497-3945 or Ouida Cooper-Rodriguez at 301-497-3933.
Davis Memorial Goodwill Industries seeks volunteers to accept and sort clothes and other donations at its retail outlets and donation centers, to clean and wax cars, to accompany consumers on monthly outings, to serve as an executive volunteer committee representative, to dictate texts for blind consumers, to serve as a teacher's aide to visually and mentally impaired individuals and to organize a donation drive to distribute vouchers to those in need. For more information or to volunteer, call Chris Falk at 202-636-4225, Ext. 1220.
The Crescent Cities Center, in Riverdale Park, seeks volunteers to provide friendly visits, one-on-one sessions and exercise groups, read to residents, deliver mail and run the gift shop. For more information, call Monica Greene at 301-209-6421.
Food & Friends, a nonprofit AIDS service organization, needs volunteers to deliver meals in Oxon Hill, Lanham, Landover, Capitol Heights and District Heights. Each delivery usually can be completed in 90 minutes, and volunteers are needed one day a week, Monday through Saturday. For more information, call Michelle at 202-863-1824.
The Arc of Prince George's County, a nonprofit organization that serves adults and children with mental retardation, seeks volunteers to work in its medical day-care program, infants and toddlers program, employment and residential programs, administration and support services. For more information, call the volunteer coordinator at 301-925-7050, Ext. 233.
Alley Cat Allies seeks to place healthy, sterilized cats with the owners of homes with large yards. The cats are semi-wild and need to live on a farm or in a large back yard; they make excellent stable cats, which can protect stored grain and food from rodents. Full veterinarian care is provided. For more information, call 202-667-3630, Ext. 112.
The Prince George's County Fair needs student volunteers to assist with set up during the day Monday and in the evenings on Tuesday and Sept. 8. Student volunteers also will be needed Sept. 9 through 12. Prince George's public school students will receive service hours toward graduation. For more information or to volunteer, call 301-749-4130.
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.