The Riversdale House Museum is seeking docents for its guided history tours program. The time commitment will be one shift each month from noon to 3:30 p.m. Fridays or Sundays. From time to time, special docent-led group tours will be planned, including some for school groups during the school year. Training will be provided. The museum is at 4811 Riverdale Rd., Riverdale Park. Call Ann Wass, 301-864-0420.

The Excellence in Education Foundation, affiliated with the county's public schools, needs office workers who can help with telephone follow-ups, mailings, filing, proposal writing and data entry. A clerical, education or fundraising background would be helpful but is not required. Call Joslyn Cooper, 301-925-2880, or send e-mail to

The Foster Grandparent Program of Prince George's County is recruiting people 60 and older to serve as mentors and tutors for children with special needs for 20 hours a week. The program offers a monthly stipend and transportation to and from the school. Call Lisa Jenkins, 301-985-3534.

The Compassion Center needs gardeners to landscape and build a two-acre garden sanctuary in College Park. Call Daniel Guetzkow, 301-699-0100, or visit

The Circle for Life Foundation's "Care for Kids" walk-a-thon is looking for volunteers to work on the pre-walk activities as well as at the Aug. 14 event on the Mall in the District. The walk seeks to raise awareness about child abuse. Call event director Carletta Marrow, 301-617-0396, or e-mail or visit the Web site at

The Prince George's Volunteer Center, in Hyattsville, needs office workers with excellent computer and telephone skills. Call N. Park or B. LaCour, 301-699-2800.

Maryland Network Against Domestic Violence needs office help from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays in the Bowie office. People also are needed to help coordinate efforts concerning immigrant and non-English-speaking communities. Call Michelle Mueller, 301-352-4574.

The National Multiple Sclerosis Society, National Capital Chapter, will need several volunteers to act as rest-stop hosts, support vehicle drivers, overnight location managers and more. Lodging, meals and T-shirts will be provided for the three-day MS Challenge Walk on Oct. 1, 2 and 3. Call 202-296-5363.

The Food and Nutrition Information Center at the National Agricultural Library in Beltsville is inviting senior citizens to assist with clerical tasks in a library office environment. If you would like to acquire some computer skills and help the library at the same time, call Gwendolyn Baker, 301-504-5414, or send e-mail to

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

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

The Children's Hospital Futures Golf Classic needs volunteers to organize and operate the tournament July 29 to Aug. 1. The tournament will be at the Cross Creek Golf Club, 12800 Bay Hill Dr., Beltsville. Golf knowledge is helpful but not mandatory. Call Chris Osche, 301-595-8901.

-- Compiled by GERRI MARMER

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