Southern Maryland volunteer opportunities

December 12, 2012

Birthright of Prince Frederick needs volunteers to work with pregnant women at its center on Steeple Chase Drive, Prince Frederick. Bari-tennette McKinley, 410-257-1402.

Charles County Children’s Aid Society needs volunteers to perform general office duties. Maria Bryan at 301-645-1561, www.childrens-aid-society.org or childrensaid@verizon.net.

Three Oaks Center, a shelter for homeless men, needs volunteer monitors 8 a.m.-noon or noon-4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Volunteers are asked to commit to at least one shift a month at the Lexington Park shelter. Training is provided. Ruben Berry at 301-863-9535.

Court-Appointed Special Advocate volunteers are needed in St. Mary’s and Charles counties to help provide a voice for abused or neglected juveniles in court proceedings. CASA volunteers work 10 to 15 hours per month and are screened and trained. Sharon Groves at 301-609-9887, Ext. 134, or groves@centerforchildren.org.

Sotterley Plantation needs museum shop help and interpreters for the guided tour season. Call 301-373-2280 or volunteer@sotterley.org.

St. Mary’s Hospital needs high school-age and adults volunteers for programs at the hospital. Call 301-475-6453 or www.stmaryshospitalmd.org.

Calvert Memorial Hospital needs volunteers to help in many areas, including the patient information desk, gift shop, emergency department, urgent-care centers and patient shuttle. Susan Stevens at 410-414-4523.

Civista Medical Center needs volunteers to help throughout the week, including evenings, in many areas of the hospital and at off-site facilities in Waldorf and La Plata. Training provided. 301-609-4129.

Leonardtown Volunteer Rescue Squad needs volunteers for patient care, ambulance drivers and auxiliary. No experience needed. Training provided. 301-475-8509 or www.LVRS.org.

Bay Community Support Services needs volunteers. Information: Rachel McDermott, 301-863-8870.

Accokeek Foundation seeks volunteers for its museum garden program April through November. 301-283-2113 or volunteers@accokeek.org.

American Cancer Society offers volunteer training in all three Southern Maryland counties. 301-261-6000 or 888-603-4304.

Calvert Healthcare Solutions needs help with fundraising activities and events. Raymon Noble at 410-414-5628 or rnoble@chesapeake.net.

Alternatives for Youth and Families needs foster parents in Southern Maryland. Sarah at 301-884-0312, Ext. 122.

Best Buddies-Southern Maryland seeks volunteers, 18 or older, to create one-on-one friendships with people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. 301-374-2450.

Boys & Girls Club of Southern Maryland needs parent volunteers to support the programs and activities, committee members and board members. E-mail Shefa Nola Benoit at info@bgcsm.net.

Calvert Meals on Wheels needs volunteer drivers to help deliver meals to the homebound. 410-535-4606 or 301-855-1170.

Project Echo, a shelter for homeless people in Prince Frederick, needs volunteers to staff a shift or help serve a meal. Volunteers must commit to four hours a month. Call Lori Hony at 410-257-0003 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. or leave a message noting the best time to be contacted.

Center for Abused Persons needs on-call volunteers 21 and older to assist and support victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. Training is provided. Alisa at 301-645-9387 or 301-645-8994.

Spring Dell Center needs volunteers to assist developmentally disabled people during lunch. Debbie at 301-870-3758 or 301-932-1601.

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