VisionWorkshops, an Annapolis-based mentoring program, needs volunteers 16 and older, from 2:45 to 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays to teach photography and writing skills to low-income and ESL middle-school students at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts. Contact Kirsten Elstner at 410-295-0101, or e-mail

Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) of the Anne Arundel County Department of Aging needs senior volunteers for various programs throughout the county. Food Link Drivers are needed once a week to transport day-old bakery goods or surplus food from local stores to nearby food rescue sites. Use your own truck or van. Telephone reassurance volunteers are needed two to three hours a month to make early morning calls from an office in Glen Burnie to elderly residents who live alone. Call 410-222-4464.

Volunteer Center for Anne Arundel County has many opportunities available throughout the county. For information, call 410-897-9207; e-mail; or stop by the center, in Suite 130 at 2666 Riva Rd. in Annapolis.

Partners in Care helps elderly and disabled adults remain independent in their own homes. Adult volunteers are needed to chaperon Arundel High School public service students from 8:30 a.m. to noon Nov. 4, 6, 7 and 8 at 60 homes in Glen Burnie, Ferndale, Linthicum and Brooklyn Park areas, and from 8:30 a.m. to noon Nov. 12 and 13 at 30 homes in the Odenton, Gambrills and Crofton areas. The students will rake leaves, weed flowers and pick up trash at the homes of elderly or disabled adults. Contact Barbara Huston at 410-544-4800 or e-mail

-- Compiled by Sharon Fanning

To volunteer, please contact the agencies directly. To submit an item seeking volunteers for your organization, please e-mail; fax to 410-267-6972; or send mail to Volunteers, Anne Arundel Extra, The Washington Post, 3 Church Cir., Annapolis, Md. 21401.