Southern Maryland volunteer opportunities

February 12, 2013

FLOW Mentoring in St. Mary’s County elementary schools needs volunteers to mentor children. 301-475-0242, Ext. 148, or www.smcps.org/ccr/mentor.

Calvert Hospice needs volunteers. Call the volunteer coordinator at 410-535-0892 or e-mail 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 exhibitions for Linden House, at 70 Church St., Prince Frederick. Library and archival support is also needed. 410-535-2452.

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

Trico Corp. needs volunteers in its Lexington Park and Waldorf offices. Donated art supplies are also needed. Trico is an outpatient mental health and psychiatric rehabilitation clinic that provides care regardless of a client’s ability to pay. Joe Ashworth, 301-862-4966.

Melwood Recreation Center in Charles County is seeking volunteers for a variety of programs for children and adults with and without special needs. Volunteers are needed for the center’s camp, travel, special events and horseback riding programs. E-mail dfleisher@melwood.org, call 301-870-3226, Ext. 2291, or go to www.melwoodrecreation.org.

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.-5 p.m. Wednesdays-Fridays and 8 a.m.-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. Call Linda, 301-997-0853.

Calvert County 4-H needs volunteers to teach robotics and other skills to children. All training and teaching materials are provided. Elaine Bailey, 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 provided. Volunteers are needed to take residents to doctors’ appointments. A valid driver’s license and good driving record required. Cindy Spalding at 301-475-4328.

Calvert County Board of Commissioners seeks residents for committees. Applications can be picked up at the commissioners’ office at 175 Main St., Room 205, Prince Frederick; any public library; by calling 410-535-1600, Ext. 2214; or at 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. Bob Gretton, 888-276-2767 or bobg@somdredcross.org.

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