Southern Maryland volunteer opportunities

January 7

St. Mary’s County Meals on Wheels needs drivers and substitutes to deliver meals to homebound seniors on weekdays. Call Bridget Maddox, 301-475-4200, Ext. 1060.

St. Mary’s County Historical Society is looking for help in the office, library, archives, bookstore, Old Jail Museum and gardens, as well as with lectures, school programs and special events. No experience is necessary. Susan Wolfe, 301-475-2467.

Hospice of St. Mary’s needs help with patient care, administrative work, cooking at Hospice House, bereavement and fundraising. Training is required. Katy Crowell, 301-994-3075, or mary_crowell@smhwecare.com.

Annmarie Sculpture Garden and Arts Center needs volunteers for the gift shop, welcome desk and special events. Call Crystal Seay, 410-326-4640, or e-mail info@annmariegarden.org.

Charles County Children’s Aid Society in Waldorf needs help with office duties, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays. 301-645-1561 or info@childrens-aid-society.org.

Calvert County Historical Society needs volunteers to help inventory and transcribe records and plan events at Linden House, 70 Church Cir., Prince Frederick. 410-535-2452 or cchsadmin@calverthistory.org.

St. Mary’s Animal Welfare League needs foster homes, board members and volunteers to help with socializing animals, publicity, fundraisers and adoption events. 301-373-5659.

Birthright of Prince Frederick needs volunteers to work with pregnant women at its center on Steeple Chase Drive, Prince Frederick. Bari-tennette McKinley, 410-257-1402.

Piney Point Lighthouse Museum and Historic Park needs volunteers to assist with group tours, weekend visitors, special events, children activities, the gardens and museum store. 301-994-1471 or www.stmarysmd.com.

Port Tobacco River Conservancy needs volunteers for restoration projects. Jerry Forbes, 301-392-9362 or jforptrc@comcast.net.

Three Oaks Center, a shelter for homeless men, needs volunteer monitors, 8 a.m. to noon or noon to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Volunteers are asked to commit to at least one shift a month at the Lexington Park shelter. Training is provided. Ruben Berry, 301-863-9535.

Court-Appointed Special Advocate volunteers are needed in St. Mary’s and Charles counties to help provide a voice for abused or neglected juveniles in court proceedings. CASA volunteers work 10 to 15 hours per month and are screened and trained. Sharon Groves at 301-609-9887, Ext. 134, or groves@centerforchildren.org.

Sotterley Plantation needs museum shop help and interpreters for guided tours. 301-373-2280 or volunteer@sotterley.org.

St. Mary’s Hospital needs high school-age and adult volunteers for various programs. 301-475-6453 or www.stmaryshospitalmd.org.

Calvert Memorial Hospital needs help in many areas, including the patient information desk, gift shop, the emergency department, urgent-care centers and the patient shuttle. Susan Stevens, 410-414-4523.

Civista Medical Center needs help throughout the week, including evenings, in many areas of the hospital and at off-site facilities in Waldorf and La Plata. Training provided. 301-609-4129.

Leonardtown Volunteer Rescue Squad needs volunteers for patient care, to work as ambulance drivers and for the auxiliary. No experience needed. training is provided. 301-475-8509 or www.lvrs.org.

Bay Community Support Services needs volunteers. For information, call Rachel McDermott at 301-863-8870.

St. Mary’s County AARP Tax-Aide program needs volunteer counselors to provide free federal and state tax preparation help to residents with low to moderate incomes. AARP Tax-Aide is administered by the AARP Foundation in cooperation with the IRS. Training is provided. Training sessions, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Jan. 6 to 24. For information, e-mail the St. Mary’s County district coordinator, Dana Davis, at djdavis@md.metrocast.net.

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