Calverton Elementary School in Beltsville needs volunteers to tutor students in reading and math during school hours, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday. Flexible teaching schedules are available, and orientation and training will be provided. No prior teaching experience is required. For more information, call Laura Tyler at 301-572-0640.
Christmas in April of Prince George's County needs skilled trade volunteers, especially carpenters, contractors, painters and plumbers, to help repair 100 homes on April 29. For more information or to volunteer, call 301-868-0957.
Hospice of Prince George's County seeks volunteers to work Monday through Friday with terminally ill people in southern Prince George's County. Volunteers with HTML programming experience also are needed to update the hospice's Web site. Finally, faith community volunteers are needed to act as liaisons between the hospice and the county. For more information, call 301-499-0550.
The Retired Volunteer Service Corps of the University of Maryland--College Park seeks volunteers with accounting backgrounds and clerical experience to work in the Family Studies, Communications and Criminology departments; the College of Education; the Athletic Department; the Environmental Safety Department; and the Engineering and Environmental departments. In addition, a volunteer host or hostess is needed for the International Coffee Hour each Wednesday afternoon, as well as speaking partners for foreign students. For more information, call Jed Collard at 301-226-4750.
The Holiday Project, a visitation and gift-giving project, needs volunteers to wrap gifts at Barnes & Noble, to assemble artificial flowers and to work from home to respond to incoming telephone calls. For more information, call Bobby at 703-370-1156.
The Salvation Army seeks volunteers to work as food sorters and basket packers today, as toy shop helpers Friday and as toy and food distributors Tuesday through Dec. 23. For more information, call Bette Joe at 301-277-2256.
Neurofibromatosis Inc., a voluntary nonprofit dedicated to individuals and families affected by all forms of neurofibromatosis, needs volunteers to assist a few hours a week in the preparation of information packets, newsletters and other materials for mailings at its Lanham office. Lunch will be provided. For more information or to volunteer, call Mary Ann Wilson at 301-577-8984.
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.