The following organizations need volunteer help for a day, a week or on a regular basis.

Greater Loudoun Babe Ruth World Series Committee: Volunteer coordinator for baseball tournament in Purcellville Aug. 14-21 and help with ticket, program and concession sales. The group is also holding auditions for local singers to perform the national anthem. 540-338-0012 or www.loudounbrws.com.

Blossom and Bloom Thrift Shop: Sort, price, hang and bag clothes 7-9 p.m. Mondays, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Thursdays and 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays. 703-777-3286.

Loudoun Community Corrections: Interview defendants to determine financial needs, process offender intakes, attend court hearings and perform data entry for court agency. Knowledge of criminal justice helpful, but training provided. Must be at least 18 and clear a criminal background check. 703-737-8519.

Loudoun County Animal Shelter: Dog groomer, "pet to vet" driver, shelter aide and Web photographer needed. Must be at least 16, attend training sessions and commit to at least two hours a week. 703-737-8097.

Loudoun County Fire and Rescue: Firefighters, emergency medical personnel and administrative workers needed. 703-777-0333.

Clock Tower Thrift Shops: Northern Virginia Family Service needs help taking inventory, pricing and tagging donations at its Sterling store and other locations. 703-845-8023 or bbalsavage@nvfs.org.

Loudoun Academy of the Arts: Update Web site with current class schedules and other information, and instruct others how to do so. 703-777-8043.

Loudoun County: Serve on the following county advisory boards, commissions and committees. 703-771-5034.

Advisory Commission on Youth: Leesburg District representative

Animal Advisory Committee: Potomac District representative

Art Advisory Committee: Two at-large representatives

Building Code and Appeals Board: At-large representative

Cable TV Advisory Committee: Sugarland Run District representative

Citizens Technical Committee on Telecommunications: At-large representatives

Commission on Aging: Sterling District representative

Commission on Women: Catoctin, Dulles, Potomac and Sterling District representatives

Community Criminal Justice Board: At-large representative

Commuter Bus Advisory Board: Blue Ridge, Broad Run, Catoctin, Sugarland Run, Potomac, Sterling Districts and the chairman' s representative

Disability Services Board: Four at-large business representatives or representatives who have a physical disability or a relative with a physical disability

Dulles Area Transportation Association: One citizen representative

Equal Employment Opportunity Plan Committee: At-large representatives

Fire and Rescue Commission: At-large representatives who are fire and rescue volunteers

Open Space Advisory Committee: Blue Ridge, Broad Run, Potomac, Sugarland Run Districts and the chairman's representative

Parks and Recreation Advisory Board: Sugarland Run District representative

Road Viewers Board: At-large representatives

Rural Economic Development Council: At-large representative

Woods Road Special Exception Oversight Committee: At-large representatives

LEC (Loisirs Culturels a l'Etranger): Cultural exchange program seeks Northern Virginia families to host French students ages 14 to 19 and mostly boys for three weeks in August. Ability to speak French not required. 703-392-6234.

Loudoun County Mentoring Program: Mentors for youth needed two hours per week. Background check required. 703-777-0697.

Loudoun Literacy Council: Tutors to help teach basic literacy and English as a second language. Training session June 19. 703-777-2205.

-- Compiled by LILA ARZUA

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