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

Rockville Arts Place seeks volunteers for the gallery assistant program to work as greeters, schedule school groups and senior citizens, mount exhibits and help in the gallery shop. For more information and an application, call Shelly Brunner at 301-309-6900.

Montgomery County Child Welfare Services needs foster parents who are married or single and living in a house or apartment to provide a loving and stable environment for children needing temporary and permanent homes. Financial assistance is available for qualified residents. For more information, call 240-777-1664.

Jewish Social Service Agency seeks volunteers to teach English to immigrants from the former Soviet Union. Training and materials are provided. For more information, call Nina Sznurman at 301-770-5120.

Great Strides Therapeutic Riding Inc. needs community leaders such as lawyers, accountants, medical/health practitioners, public relations experts and business managers to serve as volunteer members on its board of directors. For more information, call 301-253-1166 or visit www.greatstrides.org.

Montgomery County Executive Douglas M. Duncan is seeking applicants for the following vacancies:

Regional Recreation Advisory Boards have several vacancies in the following areas: Upcounty, five vacancies, three incumbents are eligible to reapply; Mid-County, three vacancies, one incumbent is eligible to apply; Silver Spring, four vacancies, three incumbents are eligible to apply; East County, four vacancies, three incumbents are eligible to apply; and Western, three vacancies, one incumbent is eligible to apply. Some of the positions are for alternates or for partial-term positions. Members must reside in one of the five regions of Montgomery County and serve three-year terms without compensation.

Countywide Recreation Advisory Board has nine vacancies, with four alternate representatives; three incumbents are eligible to apply. Some vacancies are for partial terms. Members serve three-year terms without compensation.

Board of Social Services has four vacancies. Members serve three-year terms without compensation.

A brief resume, including 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 douglas.duncan@montgomerycountymd.gov. The deadline is tomorrow. For more information, call 240-777-2528.

-- Compiled by RIA MANGLAPUS

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Details: Volunteer listings for nonprofit organizations are printed on a space-available basis. Deadline is 14 days before publication.