Southern Maryland volunteer opportunities

Ruth’s Miracle Group Home Foundation needs board members. Volunteers help with fundraising, financial management, accounting and public relations. The board meets first Tuesdays in Prince Frederick. 410-326-9170, ruthsmiralegh@gmail.com or www.ruthmiraclehome.com.

Project Echo, a shelter for the homeless in Prince Frederick, needs volunteers to staff a shift or help serve a meal. Volunteers must commit to four hours a month. Call Lori Hony at 410-257-0003 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. or leave a message noting the best time to be contacted.

Center for Abused Persons needs on-call volunteers 21 and older to assist and support victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. Training is provided. Alisa, 301-645-9387 or 301-645-8994.

Top Banana Home Delivered Groceries, a nonprofit group that delivers groceries to people unable to get to a store, needs volunteer drivers Wednesdays to deliver to senior citizens and people with disabilities in Waldorf, La Plata, Indian Head and Hughesville. Call 301-372-3663 or e-mail Info@topbananagroceries.org.

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

Charles County Meals on Wheels needs volunteers to help deliver meals to homebound seniors. Call 301-392-6325.

Historic Sotterley Plantation, a National Historic 1703 landmark on the Patuxent River, seeks volunteers to help with special events, the museum shop, tours and office work, and to work with the Garden Guild to maintain and improve the historic gardens. 301-373-2280 or coordinator@sotterley.org.

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

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. Mary, 301-743-2114, or charlescounty.md@projectlinus.org.

Historic St. Mary’s City needs volunteers to help with the 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 also work with archaeologists and conservators at the Maryland Archaeological Conservation Laboratory. 410-586-8501.

St. Clement’s Island-Potomac River Museum at Coltons 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 is seeking volunteers. Visit the center at Smallwood State Park 11 a.m.-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. Applications are at www.co.saintmarys.md.us/voluntr or call 301-475-4200, Ext. 1700.

Calvert Hospice is looking for volunteers. Call the volunteer coordinator at 410-535-0892 or go to www.calverthospice.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 as docents and for administration, research and maintenance of aircraft and artifacts. Call 301-863-7418 or go to www.paxmuseum.com.

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