Arlington Commission on Long-Term Care Residences needs advocates. or 703-228-1700.

Arlington County Invasive Plant Program needs volunteers to remove invasive plants. First Saturdays, Haley Park; second Saturdays, Lacey Woods Park; second Sundays, Gulf Branch Nature Center; third Saturdays, Tuckahoe Park; third Saturdays, Barcroft Park; third Sundays, Long Branch Nature Center; and fourth Saturdays, Benjamin Banneker Park. For information, visit To register, e-mail or call 703-228-1862.

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

Velocity Bicycle Cooperative seeks volunteers to refurbish donated bicycles and organize charity events. Training provided. or 703-863-4464.

Virginia Hospital Center Auxiliary in Arlington County offers opportunities to help on information desks, the surgical center and in gift shops. 703-558-6401.

Volunteer Services Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors seeks volunteers for the annual National Military Survivor Seminar from 6 a.m.-10 p.m. May 21-26. or 571-385-2512.

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

Alexandria Redevelopment and Housing Authority needs help with the annual Alexandria Youth Arts Festival on June 7. Sign up at

Alexandria Sheriff’s Office seeks teachers, mentors and facilitators. or 703-746-5079.

Alexandria Visitors Center at Ramsay House needs tour volunteers. or 703-746-3313.

American Cancer Society needs drivers for cancer patients.

The Campagna Center needs an intern or part-time volunteer for the Building Better Futures program. or 703-224-2344.

Casa Chirilagua needs after-school and evening/weekend tutors and mentors. or 703-933-3688.

Center for Alexandria’s Children needs play-group volunteers. or 703-746-6043.

The Scholarship Fund of Alexandria needs help for a scholarship fund of T.C. Williams High School. Volunteers read student applications from 8 a.m.-noon Saturday. To sign up, visit or call 703-824-6730.

RSVP Northern Virginia offers volunteer opportunities at orientation workshops. They are 2 p.m. March 18, April 8, May 14 and June 11 at Charles E. Beatley Central Library in Alexandria. To register, visit

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

AHC seeks tutors for after-school program children. 703-486-0626, Ext. 154.

Arlington County Department of Parks & Recreation needs volunteers for Family Skate Night, from 5:30-9 p.m. March 21. 703-228-4730.

Arlington Public Library system needs an Arabic conversation group leader, a help desk staffer, and an audio-visual circulation support at the central library and a volunteer to dust and clean glass surfaces and shelving support for children’s books at Columbia Pike Branch Library. To apply, go to 703-228-7688.

Arlington-Alexandria Coalition for the Homeless seeks homework helpers for children ages 5-13, living in the Sullivan House shelter. 703-525-7177.

Bikes For The World needs E-CARE bike donation assistants for Arlington County’s recycling event April 19. 703-740-7856.

Communities in Schools of Northern Virginia seeks Spanish-speaking math tutors at Wakefield High School. 703-228-2384.

Meals on Wheels Arlington seeks meal deliverers to the homebound. 703-300-6885.

Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association seeks art gallery docents in the Athenaeum galleries. Must be 18; training provided. 703-548-0035.

RSVP Northern Virginia will hold an orientation at 2 p.m. next Thursday, Arlington Central Library . 703-403-5360.

— Compiled by Ria Manglapus



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