AFS Intercultural Program needs host families for high school exchange students for the 2013-14 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.

Arlingtonians for a Clean Environment seeks volunteers for the Green Living Expo Planning Committee. 703-228-6406.

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 seeks volunteers to 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 help with the after-school 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. 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,

Northern Virginia Long-Term Care Ombudsdman Program discusses volunteer opportunities at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aurora Hills Senior Center, 735 S. 18th St., Arlington. Must have 55+ Pass. 703-228-5722.

ReSET needs volunteers to lead children in science and math experiments. Information session is Wednesday., 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:

Alexandria Childhood Obesity Action Network needs volunteers to work with children, ages 5 to 9, in a vegetable garden on Tuesdays from March 15-Oct. 15.

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

Community Lodgings needs tutors for at-risk middle and high school students from 4:30-6 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays. To apply, visit or 703-739-5856.

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. to 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 the Spring for Alexandria event, 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 Historical Society offers volunteer positions for public relations, event and program planning, database management, writing and editing, and curatorial skills. 978-807-0134.

Arlington Historical Society needs docents for the Ball-Sellers House and for the Arlington Historical Museum. 978-807-0134.

Art For Humanity needs a graphic designer.

Communities In Schools needs volunteers in human resources and administration offices. 703-518-2587.

Edu-Futuro needs a photographer and a bartender for the 2nd Annual Gala & Talent Show from 6-9 p.m. May 8. 703-228-2560.

Edu-Futuro needs mentors for Latino youth on the college application process, college life, career paths and academics. For an application, visit; the deadline is March 8. 703-228-2560.

— Compiled by Ria Manglapus



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