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

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 its shelter in Alexandria. 703-836-6686.

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.

Dyke Marsh and Belle Haven Park and Marina, 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, shore cleanup, gloves, bags and tools are provided; wear long pants and sturdy shoes. Sponsored by Campagna Center's Retired and Senior Volunteer Program and the National Park Service. 703-549-1607, Ext. 141, or

Alexandria Health Department, serve as mock patients for an emergency preparedness exercise, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Nov. 12. Participants will be transported by bus to exercise site; park at First Baptist Church, 2932 King St., Alexandria. 703-706-3940, Ext. 284.

-- Compiled by RIA MANGLAPUS

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