Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) is looking for adults to provide a voice for abused and neglected children in Prince George's County. CASA volunteers meet with the children, families and foster families and collaborate with social workers and lawyers to provide recommendations to the court. A training session is scheduled for February. Call Ann Marie Binsner at 301-209-0491.

The Jwanzaa Youth Partnership, a nonprofit organization, is seeking people to mentor youths 7 to 17. A secretary with computer skills is also needed in the office. Call 301-805-8041.

The Literacy Council of Prince George's County needs volunteers to help adults learn to read and write. Training is required. The next training workshop will be 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Jan. 18, 25 and 27, at the offices for the Literacy Council of Prince George's County Inc., 6532 Adelphi Rd., Suite 101, Hyattsville. Tuition for the workshop is $25. Call 301-699-9770.

Meals on Wheels of College Park needs volunteers to help pack daily meals for seniors and those who cannot cook for themselves, 9 to 11:30 a.m. Monday through Friday. Delivery drivers and food runners are also needed. Call 301-474-1002.

Pets on Wheels seeks owners to take their pets to visit seniors in nursing homes, assisted-living homes and adult day-care centers, as well as to schools for disabled children throughout Prince George's County. Call 301-853-3330.

Safe Passages needs mentors and tutors for youths 13 to 17 in Cheverly. Training and support are provided. Call 301-772-5174 noon to 7 p.m. Mondays or 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Wednesdays, or leave a message anytime on the mentoring voice mail.

The Surratt House Museum in Clinton is looking for enthusiastic people interested in history to serve as docents, conducting tours related to the Civil War and Lincoln assassination, and to convey history and culture of the period. Volunteers must provide their own period costumes. Call 301-868-1121.

University of Maryland Terp Network seeks people to share their career experiences and wisdom with current students. Students search Terp Network to identify and contact a volunteer directly for information and advice. Time commitment is minimal and flexible. For more information or to volunteer, call Tamara Staten, 301-405-0598 or www.CareerCenter.umd.edu.

Volunteer Maryland is accepting applications from nonprofit and government agencies interested in becoming a service site. To be eligible, agencies must have been operating for at least a year and have at least one full-time paid or volunteer staff. A trained Volunteer Maryland coordinator will serve at each agency selected, working with the agency's staff to develop and manage its volunteer program. Call 410-514-7270.

-- Barbara Hinton

If you want to volunteer, contact the agencies directly. If you have an item for Volunteers, e-mail it to pgextra@washpost.com; fax to 301-952-1397; or write to Volunteers, Prince George's Extra, The Washington Post, 14402 Old Mill Rd., Suite 201, Upper Marlboro, Md. 20772.