Circle 8 Ranch and Rescue 

Circle 8 Ranch and Rescue, a nonprofit group that cares for neglected horses, needs volunteers, members and sponsors. There are openings for committee members and directors to organize day camps for students. Call 826-5657. 

Girl Scouts 

Girl Scouts of North-Central Alabama, a United Way community partner, serves more than 15,000 girls ages 5-17, and 5,000 volunteers in programs across 36 counties. Volunteers are needed for programs, leading troops and event committees. Call 759-5421 or visit www.girlscoutsnca.org.

Scouts of America 

The Black Warrior Council, Scouts of America seeks businesses to sponsor monthly Career Exploring programs for co-eds ages 14 to 21. The most sought after programs (according to student interest) include sports medicine, law and legal, and skilled trades. For more information, call 554-1680. 

Turning Point 

Turning Point needs sponsors to help families starting over after abuse. Groups or individuals can buy items from a family’s wish list, donate money that will be used to buy items from a wish list, or donate nonperishable foods. Also volunteers to help children in the community overcome domestic violence and/or sexual assault. Call 758-0808 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.