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

AARP Tax-Aide, prepare taxes electronically for low- to moderate-income taxpayers. Training provided. 703-207-0056, 888-227-7669 or

American Council for International Education, evaluate scholarship applications of students from November through March. Training provided. 202-833-7522.

Potomac Overlook Regional Park, assist with indoor and outdoor projects, 10 a.m.-noon Nov. 5; meet at the nature center. 703-528-5406.

Unitarian Universalist Church of Arlington, help with community service projects. Friday, Saturday and Oct. 22. 703-892-2565.

For information on the following opportunities, call the number listed or contact the Alexandria Volunteer Bureau at 703-836-2176, send an e-mail to or visit

King Street Cats needs foster homes. Volunteers can also feed and care for cats at the shelter in Alexandria. 703-836-6686.

Marine Corps Marathon needs help Oct. 30 with water stations, hospitality areas, the baggage tent, medical stations and the information area. Ham radio operators are also needed. 703-432-8190 or

Walk to Fight Breast Cancer, assist in setup, manage food stations or clean up; four shifts between 5:30 a.m. and noon Oct. 22. 703-838-5030 or

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

American Red Cross blood drive, volunteers 14 and older are needed to help staff members at blood drives and donor centers. Training available; registration required. 800-272-0094, Ext. 1.

Arlington public schools need French tutors for high school students. 703-228-6003.

-- Compiled by RIA MANGLAPUS

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