Southern Maryland volunteer opportunities

October 17, 2012

Chesapeake Beach Railway Museum, is looking for a volunteer coordinator for a winter lecture series. Contact Hilary Dailey at 301-855-4028 or hilarydailey@gmail.com.

The Board of County Commissioners for St. Mary’s County is seeking residents for committees, boards and commissions. Download an application at www.stmarysmd.com or call 301-475-4200, Ext. 1320. All applications must include a résumé and must be submitted by Nov. 26 to be considered.

St. Mary’s County Teen Court Program is seeking youths in grades 7 through 12 to serve as volunteer attorneys and jurors. Sessions are from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. second and fourth Mondays in the District Court building in Leonardtown. The next training session will be Oct. 22. To sign up or for additional information, go to www.stmarysmd.com or call 301-475-4200, Ext. 1852.

FLOW Mentoring in St. Mary’s County schools need volunteers to mentor elementary school students. 301-475-5511, Ext. 145, srtyson@smcps.org or www.smcps.org/mentor.

Calvert Hospice needs volunteers. Contact Ann Lavezzo, 410-535-0892, or www.calverthospice.org.

Charles County Project Linus needs volunteers to make crocheted, knitted or quilted blankets for sick, injured or traumatized children. Fleece, flannel or cotton may be used. Contact Mary, 301-743-2114, or CharlesCounty.MD@projectlinus.org.

Calvert County Historical Society needs volunteers to develop, plan and prepare exhibits for Linden House, 70 Church St., Prince Frederick. Library and archival support is also needed. 410-535-2452.

Patuxent River Naval Air Museum needs volunteers as docents and for administration, research and maintenance of aircraft and artifacts. Call 301-863-7418 or go to www.paxmuseum.com.

Patuxent Habitat needs volunteers at its ReStore in Lexington Park. Cashiers and customer service volunteers are needed. The ReStore receives new and used furniture, appliances, building materials and supply donations, which are sold to build affordable housing in Calvert and St. Mary’s counties. Store hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Fridays and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays. 301-737-6273.

Hollywood Volunteer Rescue Squad needs volunteers to perform patient care, drive an ambulance or join the auxiliary. No experience is needed; training is provided. Olivia Lenahan, 301-373-3131.

Newtowne Players at Three Notch Theatre need volunteers to help with daily operations and main-stage productions. Linda, 301-997-0853.

Calvert County 4-H needs volunteers to teach robotics skills to children. All training and teaching materials are provided. Contact Elaine Bailey at 410-535-3662, 301-855-1150 or elbailey@umd.edu.

St. Mary’s County Health Department needs volunteers for two or three hours a week to scan records. Training is provided. Volunteers are also needed to take residents to doctors’ appointments. A valid driver’s license and a good driving record are required. Cindy Spalding, 301-475-4328.

Calvert County Board of Commissioners is seeking residents for committees. Applications can be picked up at the Commissioners Office, 175 Main St., Room 205, Prince Frederick; at any public library, by calling 410-535-1600, Ext. 2214; or by going to www.co.cal.md.us/references/getinvolved.

Southern Maryland Chapter of the American Red Cross needs volunteers for disaster services and health, safety, administrative and special events. Contact Bob Gretton, 888-276-2767 or bobg@somdredcross.org.

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