AFS Intercultural Program needs host families for high school exchange students for the 2013-2014 school year., or 800-876-2376, Ext. 3310.

Arlington County Civic Leadership Program seeks recruits for the Neighborhood College program from April 24 to May 23. Applications are due March 4., or 703-575-8152.

Benjamin Banneker Park Cleanup join members of Arlingtonians for a Clean Environment and Arlington Remove Invasive Plants Volunteer Program to remove invasive plants from 10 a.m.-noon Saturday. To register, visit

EurAuPair Intercultural Child Care Program seeks community counselors. or

Fenwick Foundation needs a volunteer to help plan and schedule program-related events and activities in the metropolitan area. or 703-740-0777.

Four Mile Run Watershed Cleanup join members of Arlingtonians for a Clean Environment and Arlington County Park Rangers from 9 a.m.-noon March 9. Sites include Barcroft Park and Shirlington Park. or 703-228-6406.

Greenbrier Learning Center needs volunteers to help with the afterschool program. Must be 15; background check for age 18 and older. or 703-379-6488, Ext. 104.

Mount Vernon Community School PTA seeks donations for the Mount Vernon Big Flea fundraiser May 4. Drop off donations and shop from 2-4 p.m. this Saturday, and Saturdays in March and April, at the storefront space of 3815 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria. For a donation guide, visit To schedule a pickup of donations,

ReSET needs volunteers to lead children in science and math experiments. Information session is March 6., or 703-250-0236.

Travelers Aid seeks volunteers to staff airport information desks and provide travel and tourist information. Must commit to six months. Training and parking provided. or 703-417-3975.

Virginia Hospital Center needs volunteers to assist patients and visitors and help in the nonprofit gift shops. 703-558-6401.

Volunteer Alexandria: Call the numbers listed below or contact Volunteer Alexandria at 703-836-2176, or for information on the following opportunities:

ALIVE needs food distribution volunteers from 8:30 a.m.-noon Saturday at Cora Kelly Recreational Center, 25 West Reed Ave.; Ladrey Senior Residence, 300 Wythe St.; and Church of the Resurrection, 2280 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria., or 703-683-4634.

Child & Family Network Centers needs a classroom volunteer from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. weekdays. or 703-836-0214, Ext. 238.

Islamic Relief USA needs a data entry volunteer. or 703-370-7202.

Senior Services of Alexandria needs volunteers for the Friendly Visitor Program., or 703-836-4414, Ext. 13.

T.C. Williams International Network needs tutors to help students during classes (8:35 a.m.-3:15 p.m.) Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Must be 21 or older. A background check is required.

Virginia Insurance Counseling and Assistance Program needs volunteer counselors for Medicare beneficiaries and their caregivers in the City of Alexandria and Arlington County. Training provided. or 703-228-1700 or 703-228-1726.

Volunteer Alexandria needs community-service-day coordinators and fundraisers for Spring for Alexandria, on May 3.

Volunteer Arlington: Call the numbers listed below, or contact Volunteer Arlington by calling 703-228-1760 or visiting for information about the following opportunities:

Arlington-Alexandria Coalition for the Homeless seeks child-care volunteers from 1-2:30 p.m. Saturdays, through March 9. 703-525-7177, Ext. 23.

Arlington County Department of Parks and Recreation needs a Web designer. 703-228-4730.

Offender Aid and Restoration seeks tutors and mentors for the Post-release Education Program. Group facilitators are also needed for programs at the Arlington County Detention Facility. 703-228-7031.

Arlington Public Library system seeks volunteers to send books to requesting libraries. 703-228-7688.

— Compiled by Ria Manglapus



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