Seeking volunteer opportunities? These groups need volunteer help for a day, a week or on a regular basis.

Alexandria Community Services Board, serve on the Local Human Rights Committee. 703-838-4455.

Animal Welfare League of Arlington, foster kittens and puppies. 703-931-9241, Ext. 245 or www.awla.org.

World Heritage, host families for foreign exchange students. 800-888-9040 or www.world-heritage.org.

For information on the following volunteer opportunities, call the Arlington County Volunteer Office at 703-228-1760.

Arlington Department of Human Services, assist school nurses.

Arlington Pediatric Center, organize donated books.

Greenbrier Learning Center, tutors.

National Multiple Sclerosis Society, staff water stops for Marathon Strides Against MS team runners, Saturdays through October. Assistance is also needed for the MS Challenge Walk on Oct. 1-3.

Virginia Cooperative Extension Service, map, photograph and remove invasive plants.

-- Compiled by SARAH LANE

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