Southern Maryland volunteer opportunities

January 22

St. Mary’s County Board of Commissioners is seeking residents to serve on boards, committees and commissions. For an application, go to www.co.saintmarys.md.us/voluntr or call 301-475-4200, Ext. 1700.

FLOW Mentoring in St. Mary’s County schools needs volunteers to mentor elementary school students. Call 301-475-0242, Ext. 148, or go to 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 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, 70 Church St., Prince Frederick. Library and archival support is also needed. 410-535-2452.

Patuxent River Naval Air Museum needs volunteers to serve as docents and to 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 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 equestrian 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 help adults with disabilities gain employment. For information and applications, call 301-645-8882 or go to 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 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 skills to children. All 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 to scan records for two or three hours a week. Training is provided. Volunteers are also needed to take residents to doctors’ appointments. A driver’s license and good driving record are required. Cindy Spalding, 301-475-4328.

Crisis Intervention Center of Calvert County needs volunteers for the Domestic Violence Assistance Program, Sexual Assault Victim Service and court advocacy. Corrita Myers, 410-535-5400, Ext. 398, or corrita.myers@maryland.gov.

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

Calvert County Board of Commissioners is seeking residents for committees. Applications can be picked up at the commissioners’ office, 175 Main St., Room 205, Prince Frederick; at any public library; by calling 410-535-1600, Ext. 2214; or at www.co.cal.md.us/references/getinvolved.

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