Southern Maryland volunteer opportunities

February 19

Spring Dell Center needs volunteers to assist developmentally disabled people during lunch. Debbie at 301-870-3758 or 301-932-1601.

Charles County Cooperative Ministry on Aging needs volunteers to help with its Meals on Wheels and Telephone Reassurance programs. Volunteers are also needed to serve on the board. Mildred Barnes, 301-392-6325.

Historic Sotterley Plantation, a National Historic 1703 landmark on the Patuxent River, seeks volunteers for special events, the museum shop, as history interpreters, to assist the office staff and work with the Garden Guild to maintain and improve the historic gardens. Kim Tune, 301-373-2280 or coordinator@sotterley.org.

Charles County commissioners seek Charles residents to fill vacancies on boards, committees and commissions. Applications and a list are at www.charlescountymd.gov, or contact 301-645-0691 or desotoc@charlescounty.org.

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

Historic St. Mary’s City needs volunteers to help with its gardens, maintain and sail a tall ship, greet visitors and host special events. 240-895-4972 or volunteer@stmarycity.org.

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 Colton’s Point needs volunteers to assist 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 is seeking residents to serve on boards, committees and commissions. For applications, 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 children in elementary schools. 301-475-0242, Ext. 148, or www.smcps.org/ccr/mentor.

Calvert Hospice needs volunteers. Call the volunteer coordinator at 410-535-0892 or go to the Web site, www.calverthospice.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, administration, research and maintenance of aircraft and artifacts. Call 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.

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 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.

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