AmeriCorps, the domestic Peace Corps, offers part-time and full-time opportunities. A one-year commitment begins Sept. 22. Extensive training, a $13,000 living allowance, health care and a post-service education award of $4,725 are included. The ideal candidate will have basic computer skills and transportation. Call 410-514-7270.

The Greater Baden-Aquasco Citizens Association needs volunteers with a variety of skills for its first Brandywine Multicultural Music and Arts Festival on June 26. The event will take place from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. at Wilmer's Park in Brandywine and offer live entertainment, ethnic food, craftspeople displaying and demonstrating their wares, and children's activities. Call 301-579-6140, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily.

Darnall's Chance House Museum in Upper Marlboro is seeking garden design and upkeep volunteers for up to 10 hours per week through October. The greenhouses are at Randall Farm and the Old Maryland Farm, both in Upper Marlboro; Patuxent River Park in the Croom area of Upper Marlboro; and Clearwater Nature Center in Clinton. Call 301-249-7208.

Henderson House, an assisted living facility in Bowie, is seeking volunteer leaders, companions, musicians, gardeners and a grass cutter. Call Dusti Hayes, 301-218-6973.

The Maryland Network Against Domestic Violence seeks volunteers with good office and clerical skills to work from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in its Bowie office. Volunteers are also needed to coordinate efforts in the immigrant and non-English-speaking communities. Call Michelle Mueller, 301-352-4574.

Kids on the Block Program on Children's Mental Health, an educational program for elementary school and community group audiences, will train volunteers in the art of bunraku puppetry for use in educating children on problem solving, dealing with feelings and bullying. Call Dotti Seitz, 301-927-0503.

Community Support Systems needs volunteers at its Brandywine site. Helpers will set up and supervise food tables at food pantry Wednesday and/or Friday mornings. Call Ms. Neale, 301-372-1491.

The Circle for Life Foundation is holding a national "Care For Kids" walk-a-thon Aug. 14 to raise awareness of child abuse. Volunteers are needed for the event's planning stages. Call Carletta Marrow, 301-617-0396, or send e-mail to

The Prince George's American Red Cross needs volunteers for administrative and customer service support in its office. Call Diane Minor, 301-559-8500, Ext. 120, or send e-mail to

The 15th annual Christmas in April golf tournament will be held Sept.13 at Tantallon Country Club in Fort Washington. Volunteers, golfers and sponsors are needed. Tournament profits will fund the 2005 program to renovate the homes of low-income elderly and handicapped residents of Prince George's County. Call Mary Kurcharski, 301-868-0937.

The Sexual Assault Center needs volunteers to provide services to victims of sexual assault and sexual abuse. Volunteers help with hospital escort and intake and remain with victims through exams and procedures. They also provide crisis intervention for victims and their families. Call Cheryl Banks, 301-618-3155.

Christmas in April seeks donations of used mobile phones to help raise funds for Christmas in April, Prince George's County. Phones may be dropped off at 7915 Malcolm Rd., Clinton. Call Mary Kurcharski, 301-868-0937.

The Food and Nutrition Information Center needs two volunteers. Call Gwendolyn Baker, 301-504-5414, or send e-mail to

The D.C. Children's Hospital Futures Golf Classic will be held from July 29 through Aug. 1 at Cross Creek Golf Club, 12800 Bay Hill Dr., Beltsville. Volunteers are needed to organize and operate the fundraiser. Knowledge of the game is helpful but not required. Call Chris Osche, 301-595-8901, or visit the Web site,

The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program of Prince George's County invites adults 55 and older to teach reading to children and adults, prepare meals for the homebound, provide support to nonprofit agencies and assume other duties. Call Ivin Myles, 301-265-8486.

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