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

Alexandria Commission for the Arts, serve on resource panels to review grant applications. 703-838-6348.

Alexandria Neighborhood Health Services, baby-sit small children while mothers attend exercise or nutrition classes. 703-836-2176.

CrisisLink, assist with suicide and crisis hotline. 703-527-6016 or

Friends of Guest House, help women recently released from incarceration. Training provided. 703-549-8072 or

Greenbrier Learning Center, assist elementary and middle school students with homework. 703-379-6488 or

Inova HealthSource, applications are being accepted to help at flu clinics, through December. Training provided. 703-916-2885.

King Street Cats, feed and care for cats at shelter in Alexandria. 703-836-6686.

Little Theatre of Alexandria, help with mailings and other clerical duties. 703-836-2176 or

Senior Services of Alexandria, assist with food delivery for Meals on Wheels program. 703-836-4414, Ext. 4.

SPCA of Northern Virginia, foster homes for dogs and cats. 703-799-9390 or

For information on the following volunteer opportunities, call the number listed or the Arlington County Volunteer Office at 703-228-1760, or visit

Arlington County Department of Human Services, hotline and crisis counseling for domestic and sexual abuse victims. Training provided. 703-228-1514.

Arlingtonians Meeting Emergency Needs, help move furniture and donated items. 703-237-5118.

Arlington Street People's Assistance Network, assist with food delivery. 703-820-4357, Ext.17.

-- Compiled by MIYA WISEMAN

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