Southern Maryland volunteer opportunities

July 2

Tri-County Animal Shelter needs volunteers 14 and older to help clean kennels, wash bowls and toys, do laundry, sweep, take photos of dogs and cats, and spend time with animals at the Hughesville shelter. 800-903-1992 or 301-932-1713.

Humane Society of Charles County needs volunteers daily to clean cages and runs, feed animals and do other jobs. Help is also needed Saturdays with the PetSmart-Petco adoption programs. Contact Leigha Messick, 301-645-8181 or lmessick@humanesocietycc.org, or go to www.humanesocietycc.org.

Golden Retriever Rescue of Southern Maryland needs foster families to take dogs into their homes. All costs will be paid. Dogs must be kept inside. 855-477-3728 or www.goldenretrieverrescueofsouthernmaryland.org.

Maryland Veteran Memorial Museum, seeks volunteers for administrative duties. Larry Abell or Cindy Keesee at 301-932-1900.

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

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

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

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

Calvert County Historical Society needs volunteers to help keep records and 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 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. Call Jerry Forbes, 301-392-9362 or jforptrc@comcast.net.

Three Oaks Center, a shelter for homeless men, needs volunteer monitors from 8 a.m.-noon or noon-4 p.m. weekends. 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, 301-609-9887, Ext. 134, or groves@centerforchildren.org.

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

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

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