Southern Maryland volunteer opportunities

August 14, 2013

Melwood Recreation Center in Charles County seeks volunteers for 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 also 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.

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 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 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.

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 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.

Calvert Marine Museum is seeking volunteers to help in every area of the museum. Sherry Reid at 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.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southern Maryland needs mentors, board members and event sponsors. 301-290-0501 or www.biglittle.org.

Crisis Intervention Center of Calvert County needs volunteers for the Domestic Violence Assistance Program, Sexual Assault Victim Service and court advocacy. Tara Pavao, 410-535-5400, Ext. 432, or tpavao@dhmh.state.md.us.

Charles County Literacy Council needs volunteers to tutor in reading, writing, spelling, basic math and English as a second language. The council is also seeking students who need help with reading, writing and basic math. 301-934-6488 or www.charlescountyliteracy.org.

Tri-County Animal Shelter needs volunteers 14 and older to help clean kennels, wash bowls and toys, do laundry, sweep, take photos of dogs and cats and spend time with animals at the Hughesville shelter. 800-903-1992 or 301-932-1713.

Humane Society of Charles County needs volunteers daily to clean cages and runs, feed animals, 8-11 a.m. and do other jobs. Help is also needed with the PetSmart-Petco adoption programs, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays. Leigha Messick, 301-645-8181, lmessick@humanesocietycc.org, or www.humanesocietycc.org.

Golden Retriever Rescue of Southern Maryland needs foster families to take dogs into their homes. All costs will be paid. Dogs must be kept inside the home. www.goldenretrieverrescueofsouthernmaryland.org or 855-477-3728.

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