Activities available throughout greater Williamsburg

Chippokes Plantation State Park—In Surry needs volunteers to work in the gift shop or as a mansion tour guide. 1-5 p.m. Saturdays or Sundays. 757 294-3625.

Colonial CASA—Are trained volunteers appointed by the court to advocate for children who have been victimized by abuse, neglect or abandonment. Must be at least 21 and willing to commit to one year of service. 229-3306.

Consulate Health Care of Williamsburg—Needs volunteers to assist in the activity department and to visit with residents. 229-9991.

Dream Catchers—At the Cori Sikich Therapeutic Riding Center needs volunteers to assist in the therapeutic horseback riding program. 566-1775.

First Night Williamsburg—Volunteers need for the New Year's Eve program. Work one shift and receive an admission button. Mary Carneal, 218-8086.

Fish—Volunteers needed 9 a.m.-4 p.m. one day a month to assist in the operation by packing food orders, assisting clients to select clothing, stock shelves, answer phones. 220-9379.

Gallery at York Hall—Needs volunteers interested in being a part of the gallery. 890-4490.

Girl Scouts—Volunteer as mentors, advisers or short-term. or 757 547-4405.

Grove Christian Outreach Center—Volunteer coordinator to work from home, clothes closet attendant, food pick-up subs, cleaners.

Habitat for Humanity—Those interested in volunteering to help the organization build houses can call 596-5553.

Heritage Humane Society—Needs volunteers to serve as foster parents for adult cats. 221-0150.

Historic Triangle Senior Center—Needs volunteer receptionists. 259-4187.

HOPE Tutorial Program—Williamsburg-James City Community Action Agency offers tutoring at Powhatan Apartments, Bethel Restoration Center and Lafayette Square Apartments. 229-9332.

Hospice House—Volunteers who are experienced gardeners are needed. 253-1220. 

Hospice Teen Outreach—Provides area teens with volunteer opportunities at Hospice House. 253-1220.

Housing Partnerships Inc.—Brandie Weiler,

James City-Bruton Volunteer Fire Department—And Rescue Squad seeks volunteer personnel interested in participating in fundraising events. 565-1725.

Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation—Volunteer as a museum docent at Jamestown Settlement or Yorktown Victory Center. Other opportunities as well. 253-4302.

Lackey Free Clinic—Needs volunteer nurses, data input processors and desktop publishing people. Also, Spanish-speaking volunteers in all capacities. Kim Spencer, 886-0608 or fill out an application at

Lazarus Project—Volunteers needed in a home setting to assist women recovering from substance abuse. 564-0033.