Southern Maryland volunteer opportunities

May 15, 2013

Annmarie Garden seeks volunteers to help with face painting, crafts, parking and other activities during the “Fairy and Gnome Home Festival and Tour,” 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Annmarie Garden, 13480 Dowell Rd., Solomons. E-mail volunteers@annmariegarden.org or call 410-326-4640.

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. Mary, 301-743-2114, or charlescounty.md@projectlinus.org.

Calvert County Historical Society needs volunteers to plan and prepare exhibits for Linden House in Prince Frederick. Library and archive support is also needed. 410-535-2452.

Patuxent River Naval Air Museum needs docents and help with administration, research and maintenance of aircraft and artifacts. 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 ability to pay. Joe Ashworth, 301-862-4966.

Melwood Recreation Center in Charles County seeks volunteers to help with programs for children and adults with and without special needs. Volunteers are also 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 cashiers and customer service volunteers at its ReStore in Lexington Park. 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 and 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 and other life skills to children. 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 also needed to take county residents to medical appointments. 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, 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.

Health Partners Free Clinic in Waldorf needs volunteer dentists, dental hygienists, dental assistants, physicians and receptionists. Malpractice insurance provided. Retired providers welcome. 301-645-3556 or tbrown@healthpartnersinc.org

Southern Maryland Pets-on-Wheels needs volunteers and their pets to visit residents in nursing-care and assisted-living facilities. Volunteers receive orientation and mentoring. 301-392-0155 or www.ccpetsonwheels.com.

Calvert County senior centers need volunteers to teach arts and crafts. Ideas for classes are welcome. Keri Lipperini at 410-535-4606 or 301-855-1170.

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

Girl Scouts of America seeks volunteers for a variety of positions. 800-834-1702, 301-638-5373 or ldavis@gscnc.org.

Calvert Marine Museum seeks volunteers to help in every area of the museum. Sherry Reid, 410-326-2042, Ext. 19, reidsd@co.cal.md.us or www.calvertmarinemuseum.com.

Calvert Animal Welfare League needs volunteers 18 and older to help with dogs and cats mornings and evenings at the adoption center. Training is provided. The center is at 1040 Theater Dr., Prince Frederick. 410-535-9300 or www.cawl.us.

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