Southern Maryland volunteer opportunities

October 8, 2013

Calvert County Crisis Intervention Center is seeking volunteers and victim advocates. Training will be held 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 2 and Nov. 3 at Calvert County Health Department, 975 Solomons Island Rd., Prince Frederick. Corrita Myers, 410-535-1121, Ext. 398.

Greenwell Foundation is seeking volunterers for its equestrian program. Must be 14 or older. No experience needed. E-mail volunteer@greenwellfoundation.org or www.greenwellfoundation.org.

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.

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

Calvert Marine Museum is seeking volunteers to help in every area of the museum. 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 volunteer mentors, board members and event sponsors. 301-290-0501 or www.biglittle.org.

Accokeek Foundation is seeking volunteers for events and special projects. Julie Nguyen, 301-283-2113, Ext. 20, or outreach@accokeek.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 Freedom Landing a mental health program for adults, needs volunteers to assist with group activities, crafts, gardening and computer and clerical tasks. 301-932-2737.

Special Olympics of St. Mary’s County needs volunteers to help with sports training programs. Mary Lu Bucci at 301-373-3469.

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.-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 goldens into their homes. All costs will be paid. Dogs must be kept inside of the residence. Call 855-477-3728 or www.goldenretrieverrescueofsouthernmaryland.org.

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