The Anacostia Watershed Society needs volunteers for tree planting from 9 a.m. to noon Oct. 15. Shovels and gloves will be provided. Call 301-699-6204 or send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The National Park Service, Greenbelt Park and the REI company need volunteers 14 and older to resurface and repair trails in the park using shovels, rakes and wheelbarrows. The event will be 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday; the rain date is Nov. 5. Volunteers younger than 18 must be accompanied by an adult. High school students are eligible to receive certification for community service hours. Participants should wear heavy shoes and dress for the weather. Gloves will be provided. Lunch will be served. Registration is required. The park is at 6565 Greenbelt Rd., Greenbelt. Call Mal Fordham at 301-982-9681.
Meals on Wheels of College Park needs volunteer drivers, visitors, kitchen assistants and substitutes to help prepare and deliver meals to elderly and disabled residents of Adelphi, Riverdale, College Park, Beltsville and Greenbelt. The time commitment is a minimum of two hours each week, and volunteers must be 16 or older. Students can earn community service hours. Call 301-474-1002.
Bladensburg Waterfront Park will conduct a cleanup of the Anacostia River and shoreline from 9 a.m. to noon Oct. 22. Gloves, trash bags, canoes and refreshments will be provided. Those younger than 16 must be accompanied by an adult. High school volunteers are eligible for certification for community service hours. Participants should wear clothing and shoes that can get muddy. Volunteers should meet at the boat ramp at 4601 Annapolis Rd., Bladensburg. Call 301-779-0371.
The Laurel Museum seeks a volunteer to work four to six hours a week managing the merchandising activities of the museum shop. Retail experience desired. The museum is at 817 Main St., Laurel. Call Elsie Klumpner at 301-725-7975 or send an e-mail to email@example.com.
The American Red Cross, Greater Chesapeake and Potomac Blood Services Region, needs volunteers 14 and older to greet donors and serve refreshments at blood drives and donor centers. Training is provided. The time commitment is four to six hours, two days a month. Call 800-272-0094, Ext. 1.
The Maryland Crime Victims' Resource Center needs volunteers to call victims, witnesses and survivors to let them know about available services and referrals. Volunteers also might perform office and administrative duties. Mail a resume to 14750 Main St., Suite 1-B, Upper Marlboro, Md. 20772; send by fax to 301-952-2319; or e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Prince George's Volunteer Center seeks a full-time (40 hours a week) AmeriCorps VISTA volunteer center development coordinator to work in the Hyattsville office. The position requires proficiency in Microsoft Office and Internet research, and telephone and organizational skills. A stipend and health care benefits are provided, along with a $4,700 educational award. Contact Nancie Park at 301-699-2800 or apply at www.americorps.org.
-- Compiled by LISA MARTIN
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