Southern Maryland volunteer opportunities

May 8, 2013

Boys & Girls Club of Southern Maryland needs parent volunteers to support programs and activities, plus volunteer committee members, committee leaders and board members. Contact 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 the homeless 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 between 10 a.m. and 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.

Charles County Cooperative Ministry on Aging needs volunteers to help with its Meals on Wheels and Telephone Reassurance programs. Volunteers are also needed to serve on the board. 301-392-6325.

Historic Sotterley Plantation, a National Historic 1703 landmark on the Patuxent River, seeks volunteers to help with special events and in the museum shop, interpret history, assist the office staff, and work with the Garden Guild on the historic gardens. 301-373-2280 or coordinator@sotterley.org.

Charles County commissioners seek Charles residents to fill vacancies on boards, committees and commissions. Applications and a list of openings are at www.charlescountymd.gov, or call 301-645-0691 or e-mail DesotoC@CharlesCounty.org.

Charles County Project Linus needs volunteers to make blankets for sick, injured or traumatized children. Blankets may be crocheted, knitted or quilted and made from fleece, flannel or cotton. Call Mary at 301-743-2114 or CharlesCounty.MD@projectlinus.org.

Historic St. Mary’s City needs volunteers to help with the gardens, maintain and sail a tall ship, greet visitors and host special events. 240-895-4972 or volunteer@stmarycity.org.

Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum needs volunteers for its Family Discovery Room, museum shop, education programs, the Louis L. Goldstein Gallery and garden restoration. Volunteers can also work with archaeologists and conservators at the Maryland Archaeological Conservation Laboratory. Jean Campbell, 410-586-8501.

St. Clement’s Island-Potomac River Museum at Coltons Point needs volunteers to assist with student and group tours and weekend visitors, and to help with special events and the museum store. 301-769-2222 or www.stmarysmd.com/recreate/museums.

Mattawoman Creek Art Center is seeking volunteers. Visit the center at Smallwood State Park 11 a.m.-
4 p.m. Fridays through Sundays, or call 301-743-5159.

Calvert County fire/rescue and emergency medical service stations need volunteers. Kim Jones, 410-535-1600, Ext. 2668, or 443-532-5315.

Division of Rehabilitation Services seeks volunteers for clerical and telephone duties in the Waldorf office. Call 301-645-8882 or waldorf@dors.state.md.us

St. Mary’s County Board of Commissioners is seeking residents to serve on boards, committees and commissions. Applications are available at www.stmarysmd.com or by calling 301-475-4200, Ext. 1320.

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

Calvert Hospice needs volunteers. Call the volunteer coordinator at 410-535-0892 or go to www.calverthospice.org.

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