Lakewood Firehouse AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM needs volunteers to tutor second- and third-graders after school, 3-5 p.m., one or more days each week, Monday through Thursday. Call Laura Rothe for details, 214.823.9623.

The Agape Clinic recently celebrated 25 years of serving Dallas’ poor and uninsured in the historic Grace United Methodist Church near the Baylor Campus. Find out more about the Agape Clinic and how to help by contacting Kay Dial at 214.460.5938.

Dallas CASA is seeking volunteers to train as advocates for abused and neglected children. CASA empowers everyday citizens to speak up in court for the best interest of children who have been removed from their homes because of abuse or neglect. Volunteers gather information for the court and work with the child welfare system and others to quickly find a safe, permanent home for each child. For information or to register for an upcoming information session, call 214.827.9603, ext. 273, or visit dallascasa.org.

Robert E. Lee Elementary’s award-winning garden needs volunteers to help maintain the grounds, from the courtyard butterfly garden to the newly landscaped areas. For information, call 972.749.7400.

Meals on Wheels, a program run by The Visiting Nurses Association, seeks volunteer drivers in our neighborhood. Drivers make weekday deliveries a few mornings a week or month, picking up meals at White Rock Methodist Church, 1450 Oldgate Lane. 214.689.0639.

The Wilkinson Center, a neighborhood non-profit agency, offers a free after-school tutoring and mentoring program, CLIMB (Changing Lives Improving Minds and Bodies) at seven sites. The program runs Mondays through Thursdays from 3-6 p.m. Share your knowledge and compassion by volunteering as a tutor/mentor. For information contact Jane Waters at 214.821.6380, ext. 202, or jane_waters@wilkinsoncenter.org.

Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) at the Senior Source is looking for volunteers age 55+ to volunteer with more than 230 non-profit agencies in Dallas and Collin counties. RSVP matches your skills, needs and desires with a volunteer job. Volunteers are generally needed for three hours, one to two days a week, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. at 1215 Skiles. 214.823.5700 or rsvpd@TheSeniorSource.org.

The Child Abuse Prevention Center needs volunteers to work with children of divorcing parents one Saturday morning a month during its Families First seminars. The CAP Center also has opening for volunteers in the Parents Aide Program. Volunteers work in the home with parents and families at risk for child abuse and neglect. Training is provided. 2902 Swiss. Contact Ashly, 214.370.9810.

Globe Aware, a nonprofit organization promoting cultural awareness and sustainability by conducting humanitarian assistance programs in Latin America and Asia, needs volunteers who can translate Spanish and conduct Internet research to prepare various projects that will be implemented abroad. 214.823.0083 or info@globalaware.org

The Boys & Girls Club is looking for alumni to join the BGCDallas Chapter. Alumni meet monthly to brainstorm new and creative ways to contribute to their clubs. For information call Carolyn Jordan at 214.821.2950.

Heart House Dallas, a free after-school program for low-income children, has a variety of volunteer opportunities for groups and individuals. Work as a mentor, homework tutor, coach, office helper or in other available capacities. For information contact Meredith Lubenau at 214.750.7637 or mlubenau@hearthouse.org, or visit hearthousedallas.org.

Charities Home Center is in need of volunteers to help operate the resale store and also seeks gently used donations for families in the community. Donations can be picked up. Hours of operation are Mondays through Saturdays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. 10677 E. Northwest Highway, Suite 240, 214.342.8231.

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