Volunteer Corner: If your agency wants to be highlighted, e-mail a paragraph describing your organization, location, volunteer needs and contact information to vac@hscct.org.

Mid-Fairfield AIDS Project in Norwalk is committed to providing quality services in its efforts to bring much needed care, information and assistance to those living with and affected by HIV/AIDS. Volunteers are needed as receptionists and greeters. Duties include answering phones and light office work. Interested volunteers can call 203-855-9535.

Circle of Care in Wilton assists families of children with cancer. Volunteers are needed to assist with mailings, make regular post office runs, basic administrative tasks and work from home. Call 203-663-6893 or visit www.theCirleofCare.org.

The Connecticut Hospice is in need of volunteers to provide care and support to patients and their families (weekdays, evenings or weekends) in an administrative capacity or offering direct care as a friendly visitor, bereavement care, help in the arts or meet transportation needs. For more information, contact director of volunteer services at 1-800-8- HOSPICE, ext. 510.

Keep Norwalk Beautiful needs volunteers for its annual city-wide clean-up on April 24. After a snowy winter, garbage and debris have accumulated everywhere. Gloves, bags and litter grabbers will be provided. All litter bags will be picked up by City of Norwalk. For more information, contact David at dshockley@norwalkct.org or 203-854-7810, ext. 46782.

Malta House of Good Counsel, 5 Prowitt St., Norwalk, home to homeless, pregnant women and their newborns is in need of women to volunteer for baby sitting, tutoring or mother-mentoring weekdays between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Call 203-857-0088.

Lockwood Mathews Mansion, a historical landmark in Norwalk, needs volunteers for its upcoming 2011 season. Special volunteer trainings and free behind-the-scenes tours are offered Saturdays in March. Youths are also encouraged to apply. Contact Joy Romeo, volunteer coordinator, 203-838-9799, ext. 14, or Jromeo@lockwoodmathewsmansion.com to sign up.

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Still not sure what to do? For more information on VAC, volunteer opportunities or any HSC programs, visit www.hscct.org. At bottom of page click on "Volunteer Now" button. Then click on "Volunteer Corner." There are additional links for youth volunteer opportunities, "Volunteer Match" and "Volunteer Solutions." VAC is a partnership of The Human Services Council and United Way of Coastal Fairfield County.