Columbia Pike Branch Library needs volunteers for the library service desk, to show films and/or repair DVDs and CDs. firstname.lastname@example.org or 703-228-7688.
Senior Services of Alexandria seeks volunteers to visit elderly people. Training provided. email@example.com or 703-836-4414, Ext. 20.
Stop Child Abuse Now (SCAN) volunteers are needed for a children’s program (ages 0-12 years) while parents participate in a parenting class, Sept. 12-Nov. 14. Must pass a background check. firstname.lastname@example.org or 703-820-9001.
Travelers Aid seeks volunteers to staff airport information desks and provide tourism information. Must commit to six months. Training, parking provided. email@example.com 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 below or contact Volunteer Alexandria at 703-836-2176, firstname.lastname@example.org or www.volunteeralexandria.org for information on the following opportunities:
Alexandria Department of Community and Human Services seeks volunteers to help with Holiday Sharing Registration from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 12, 19 and 26; noon to 4 p.m. Oct. 13 and 20. Training provided. Must be 17. Bilingual Spanish-speakers encouraged. email@example.com or 703-746-5663.
Alexandria Sheriff’s Office offers volunteer opportunities. firstname.lastname@example.org or 703-746-5079.
Alexandria Visitors Center at Ramsay House needs tour volunteers. email@example.com or 703-746-3313.
Community Lodgings needs property maintenance assistants, summer camp interns and budget mentors for homeless families. 703-739-5856.
Computer Core seeks career development coaches. firstname.lastname@example.org or 703-931-7346, Ext. 104.
Gadsby’s Tavern Museum needs tour guides. 703-746-4242.
K.I. Services seeks a receptionist. email@example.com or 703-823-4401.
Lee-Fendall House Museum offers volunteer opportunities. firstname.lastname@example.org or 703-548-1789.
The Lyceum needs visitor services and museum shop volunteers. 703-746-4994.
National Organization for Victim Assistance needs advocate certification volunteers. LizHariton@trynova.org or 703-535-6683.
Ten Thousand Villages offers volunteer opportunities. Orientation is from 6-7 p.m. Sept. 22. Fair-trade rug event volunteers are also needed. 301-520-5886.
Wright To Read needs literacy tutors/mentors for elementary students. Must attend orientation and training sessions and pass a criminal background screening. www.wrighttoread.org or email@example.com.
Volunteer Arlington: Call the numbers listed below, or contact Volunteer Arlington by calling 703-228-1760 or visit www.arlingtonva.us/volunteer for information about the following opportunities:
American Heart Association has volunteer opportunities for the 2013 Greater Washington Heart Walk on Nov. 9. Must be 16. To register: www.greaterwashingtonheartwalk.org, firstname.lastname@example.org or 703-248-1784.
Arlington Public Library system seeks circulation support at Westover Library. 703-228-7688.
Opera NOVA seeks a schools coordinator for children’s opera, a publicist, a historian/archivist, grant writers, fundraiser, a financial and budget records assistant, and an administrative assistant. email@example.com.
Rock Recovery’s Community Empowerment Team needs volunteers for the Grub for Good Fun Run event Nov. 23 To apply, visit https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?formkey=dHRQREgtTF9LNnpSSE5peGdCUVBpd0E6MQ and submit a résumé to firstname.lastname@example.org.
RSVP-Northern Virginia volunteer orientation is at 11 a.m. Sept. 12, Arlington Central Library, 1015 W. Quincy St.; and 11 a.m. Sept. 25, Volunteer Alexandria, 123 N. Alfred St. To register, visit http://www.volunteerfairfax.org/individuals/rsvp.php or call 703-403-5460.
Mail: Volunteer Opportunities, The Washington Post, Alexandria-Arlington Local Living, 526 King St., Suite 515, Alexandria, Va. 22314.
Details: Announcements are accepted on a space-available basis from public and nonprofit organizations only and must be received at least 14 days before the Thursday publication date. Include event name, dates, times, exact address, prices and a publishable contact phone number.