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

Germantown HELP needs volunteers to deliver emergency food throughout the year. Shifts can be after work or during the day, once or twice a month. Sponsors are also sought for Germantown families needing holiday help as part of the Montgomery County Holiday Giving Project. Call 301-482-1320, Ext. 5, and leave message.

The Maryland Alliance for Dogs Deserve Better needs volunteers to lobby legislators to pass laws concerning the protection of dogs. For more information, visit www.mdaddb.org or call 301-897-0871.

The American Councils for International Education seeks volunteers to help screen applications from students in Afghanistan, Serbia, Montenegro and the republics of the former Soviet Union. The students are applying to spend a year living with an American family and attending a U.S. high school. Volunteers will be trained on how to evaluate the applications. Evaluation of the applications will take place at Dupont Circle from November through March. For more information, call 202-833-7522.

The Bethesda-Chevy Chase Rescue Squad seeks men and women ages 16 and older to become volunteer emergency medical technicians, paramedics and firefighters. Applicants need no previous experience and receive free training at the Montgomery County Public Safety Training Academy as well as annual physicals. Volunteers are required to stand duty one night a week at the station, 5020 Battery Lane, Bethesda. For more information, call 301-657-5557.

The Western Montgomery County Citizens Advisory Board has one vacancy on the Bethesda Transportation Management District Advisory Committee. The nominee must reside within the Bethesda Transportation Management District and south of East West Highway and Old Georgetown Road. Members serve three-year terms without compensation and meet in the morning on the third Friday of each month in Bethesda. Applicants should send a brief resume detailing pertinent experience, interests and community activities (including work and home telephone numbers) no later than tomorrow to the Western Montgomery County Citizens Advisory Board, 4805 Edgemoor Lane, Bethesda, Md. 20814. For more information, call 240-777-8200.

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