Southern Maryland volunteer opportunities

October 2, 2013

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 help with student and group tours, weekend visitors, special events and the museum store. 301-769-2222 or www.stmarysmd.com/recreate/museums

Mattawoman Creek Art Center seeks volunteers. Visit the center at Smallwood State Park 11 a.m. to 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 seeks 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 elementary schools. 301-475-0242, Ext. 148, www.smcps.org/ccr/mentor

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

Charles County Project Linus needs volunteers to make crocheted, knitted or quilted blankets for sick, injured and traumatized children. Fleece, flannel or cotton material may be used. Call Mary, 301-743-2114 or e-mail charlescounty.md@projectlinus.org.

Calvert County Historical Society needs volunteers to develop, plan and prepare exhibits 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 and for 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 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.

The Division of Rehabilitation Services, needs volunteers for clerical and telephone duties at the Waldorf office to support adults with disabilities gain employment. For information and applications, call 301-645-8882 or e-mail waldorf@dors.state.md.us.

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. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays, Thursdays and 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.

Calvert County 4-H needs volunteers to teach robotics and other life skills to children. All training and teaching materials are provided. Elaine Bailey at 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 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.

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