Southern Maryland volunteer opportunities

June 11

Calvert Hospice needs volunteers for its Shoppe for Hospice, a gently used brand-name clothing store for women. The shop is at 4130 Old Town Rd., Huntingtown. Contact Susan Lloyd, 410-535-0892 or slloyd@calverthospice.org.

The Greenwell Foundation needs veterans to volunteer with the Vets Helping Vets program to help Charlotte Hall Veterans Home residents visit the park. E-mail volunteer@greenwellfoundation.org.

Charles County Children’s Aid Society needs volunteers to sort clothes for yard sales and perform office duties. 301-645-1561 or Info@childrens-aid-society.org.

Calvert County Historical Society needs volunteers to help keep records and to plan events at historic 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 assistance with group tours, weekend visitors, special events, children activities, the gardens and the museum store. 301-994-1471 or www.stmarysmd.com.

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

Court-Appointed Special Advocate volunteers are needed in St. Mary’s and Charles counties to 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.

MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital needs high school students and adults to volunteer for programs at the hospital. 301-475-6453 or www.stmaryshospitalmd.org.

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

University of Maryland Charles Regional Medical Center needs volunteers to 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, ambulance drivers and auxiliary. No experience needed. Training provided. 301-475-8509 or www.lvrs.org.

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

Accokeek Foundation seeks volunteers for its museum garden program. 301-283-2113 or volunteers@accokeek.org.

American Cancer Society offers volunteer training in Calvert, Charles and St. Mary’s counties. 301-261-6000 or 888-603-4304.

Calvert Healthcare Solutions needs help with fundraising activities and events. Raymon Noble,410-414-5628 or rnoble@chesapeake.net.

Pets on Wheels, a nonprofit therapy animal organization that visits nursing homes, hospitals and assisted-living facilities, seeks volunteers in Southern Maryland. Go to www.petsonwheels.org to review volunteer requirements or to submit an application. For information, contact Vicki Rummel, executive director, at vicki@petsonwheels.org or 410-913-5569.

St. Mary’s County Emergency Services is seeking volunteer first responders. For, information, call 301-475-4200, Ext. 2114, or e-mail emergencyservices@stmarysmd.com.

Alternatives for Youth and Families needs foster parents. Call Sarah, 301-884-0312, Ext. 122.

Best Buddies Southern Maryland seeks volunteers 18 and older to create one-on-one friendships with people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. 877-632-8339.

Boys & Girls Club of Southern Maryland needs parent volunteers to support the programs and activities; committee members; committee leaders; and board members. E-mail info@bgcsm.net

Calvert Meals on Wheels needs volunteer drivers to help deliver meals to the homebound. 410-535-4606 or 301-855-1170.

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