Looking for volunteer opportunities? The following groups need help for a day, a week or on a regular basis. Nonprofit groups in need of volunteers should send notices to Volunteers, The Washington Post, 4020 University Dr., Suite 220, Fairfax, Va. 22030. Notices may also be faxed to 703-273-2836 or e-mailed to fxextra@washpost.com. The list will be published on a space available basis on the second and fourth Thursdays of each month.

* LINK, a nonprofit consortium of 15 churches, needs volunteers to help with a holiday program to help feed more than 800 low-income families in the Herndon and Sterling areas at Thanksgiving and Christmas. For more information, call 703-437-1776.

* Zero to Three, a nonprofit organization promoting the healthy development of infants and toddlers, needs a human resources volunteer for data entry, preparing personnel files and updating forms. Days and times are flexible. For more information, call Deanna at 202-857-2670.

* The Fannie Mae Foundation needs volunteers to help with the 15th annual Help the Homeless Walkathon on Nov. 23 on the National Mall. For more information, call 301-515-9135 or visit www.helpthehomelessdc.org.

* The EurAupair Intercultural Child Care Program needs community volunteers to provide guidance for au pair exchange visitors as they adjust to their new language, family, community and country. For more information, call Jette Hansen at 703-426-2658 or visit www.euraupair.com.

* The board of directors for Residential Youth Services Inc., a nonprofit agency serving abused, neglected and homeless youth, is seeking candidates who have demonstrated a commitment to youth; who live in Fairfax County, Arlington County or the District; and who desire to promote the goals of Residential Youth Services through fundraising and public relations activities. Submit a cover letter and re{acute}sume{acute} to board of directors, Residential Youth Services Inc., 2701 Cameron Mills Rd., Alexandria, Va. 22302 or fax to 703-548-3417.

* The Lupus Foundation of Greater Washington needs volunteers to help answer questions, hand out materials and assist administrators at several Lupus awareness and fundraising events. People who speak Spanish and other languages are also needed to help with the telephone and e-mail buddy program. For more information, call 703-644-0058 or visit www.lupusgw.org.

* The American Councils for International Education need volunteers to evaluate the scholarship applications of high school students from the republics of the former Soviet Union, including Central Asia. Recipients will spend a year living with an American family and attending a U.S. high school. Evaluation of applications will take place in January, February and March. Training will be provided on how to evaluate the applications. For more information, call the FLEX department at American Councils at 202-833-7522.

-- Compiled by Jean Mack