Looking for volunteer opportunities? The following organizations need volunteer help for a day, a week or on a regular basis.
Bethesda Big Train Baseball needs adults and young people 12 and older to work during evening home games next month and in July at Shirley Povich Field in Cabin John Regional Park. Duties will include ticket and souvenir sales, ushering, announcing and scoring. Volunteers may work at one or more of the 26 games. Call 301-424-6314 or go to www.bigtrain.org.
Interages, a nonprofit agency that works with Montgomery County public school students in a tutoring and mentoring capacity, needs volunteers to assist students for summer and fall programs. Call Sharon Gobel, 301-949-3551, Ext. 16.
Croydon Creek Nature Center seeks volunteers to serve as front-desk greeters, answer phones and work as program assistants to naturalists. Applications are available at www.rockvillemd.gov/employment or call 240-314-8770.
Literacy Council of Montgomery County needs volunteers to teach adults to read, write and speak English. Hours are flexible. Orientation for literacy tutors is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Monday at the Wheaton Library. For information and registration, call 301-942-9292.
Montgomery County Association for Family and Community Education, which promotes educational programs and community outreach projects, needs volunteers to make blankets for sick and needy children from 10 to 3 p.m. May 24 at the Agricultural History Farm Park, 18400 Muncaster Rd., Derwood. Materials will be provided. For more information, call Pat Kenney at 301-460-5451.
Hospice Caring offers caregiving training for hospice volunteers. The session is scheduled from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. June 8-10 at the Gaithersburg office. For more information and registration, call 301-869-4673.
Friends of the Library Board of Trustees needs a 10th-grader in public or private school to fill a two-year, nonvoting position. The application deadline is tomorrow. For more information, call 240-777-0020.
Montgomery County Executive Douglas M. Duncan is seeking applicants for the following vacancies:
Community Development Advisory Committee has five vacancies. Members serve three-year terms. The deadline is tomorrow.
The deadline for the following vacancies is May 26:
Taxicab Services Advisory Committee has a partial-term vacancy for a taxicab operator who is a non-owner. Members serve without compensation.
Mid-County Citizens Advisory Board has seven vacancies: Five incumbents are eligible to apply for reappointment, and two vacancies are for partial terms. Members serve three-year terms without compensation.
Regional Recreation Advisory Boards have several vacancies in the following areas: Upcounty, five vacancies, with three incumbents eligible to reapply; Mid-County, three vacancies, with one incumbent eligible to apply; Silver Spring, four vacancies, with three incumbents eligible to apply; East County, four vacancies, with three incumbents eligible to apply; and Western, three vacancies, with one incumbent eligible to apply. Some of the positions are for alternates or for partial terms. Members serve three-year terms without compensation.
Countywide Recreation Advisory Board has nine vacancies: Four are for alternate representatives. Three incumbents are eligible to apply for reappointment. Members serve three-year terms without compensation.
Commission on Juvenile Justice has 10 vacancies. Seven incumbents are eligible to apply for reappointment. Members serve three-year terms without compensation.
Workforce Investment Board has eight vacancies, six business and two community-based positions. Five business and two community-based representatives are eligible to apply for reappointment. Members serve three-year terms without compensation.
Housing Opportunities Commission has two vacancies. One incumbent is eligible and intends to apply for reappointment. Members serve five-year terms without compensation.
A brief resume that includes home and work phone numbers should be mailed to County Executive Douglas M. Duncan, Executive Office Building, 101 Monroe St., Rockville, Md. 20850; or send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information, call 240-777-2528.
Downtown Frederick Partnership seeks volunteers to help plan the First Saturday Gallery Walk and to assist with the Facade Improvement Program and other projects. For more information, call Kara Norman, 301-698-8118.
-- Compiled by RIA MANGLAPUS
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