Southern Maryland volunteer opportunities

July 23

Calvert County 4-H is seeking adults to assist children with projects such as robotics. Training and materials are provided. Contact University of Maryland Extension-Calvert County 4-H at 410-535-3662, 301-855-1150 or elbailey@umd.edu.

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

Calvert County Board of Commissioners seeks 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.

Project Healing Waters fly fishing, a nonprofit provider of physical and mental rehabilitation therapy for disabled veterans, needs volunteer office workers in Waldorf. 866-251-7252, Ext. 126.

Health Partners Free Clinic in Waldorf needs volunteer dentists, dental hygienists, dental assistants, physicians and receptionists. Malpractice insurance is provided. Retired providers welcome. 301-645-3556 or tbrown@healthpartnersinc.org

Southern Maryland Pets-on-Wheels needs volunteers and their pets to visit residents in nursing-care and assisted-living facilities. Volunteers receive orientation and mentoring. 301-392-0155 or www.ccpetsonwheels.com.

Calvert County senior centers need volunteers to teach arts and crafts. Ideas for classes are welcome. Keri Lipperini at 410-535-4606 or 301-855-1170.

St. Mary’s County Board of Commissioners is seeking residents to serve on boards, committees and commissions. Applications are available at www.stmarysmd.com or by calling 301-475-4200, Ext. 1320.

Calvert Marine Museum is seeking volunteers to help in every area of the museum. Sherry Reid at 410-326-2042, Ext. 19, reidsd@co.cal.md.us or www.calvertmarinemuseum.com.

Calvert Animal Welfare League needs volunteers 18 and older to help with dogs and cats mornings and evenings at the adoption center. Training is provided. The center is at 1040 Theater Dr., Prince Frederick. 410-535-9300 or www.cawl.us.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southern Maryland needs volunteer mentors, board members and event sponsors. 301-290-0501 or www.biglittle.org.

Accokeek Foundation is seeking volunteers for events and special projects. Julie Nguyen, 301-283-2113, Ext. 20, or outreach@accokeek.org.

Charles County Freedom Landing a mental health program for adults, needs volunteers to assist with group activities, crafts, gardening and computer and clerical tasks. 301-932-2737.

Charles County Literacy Council needs volunteers to tutor in reading, writing, spelling, basic math and English as a second language. The council is also seeking students who need help with reading, writing and basic math. 301-934-6488 or www.charlescountyliteracy.org.

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 from 8 to 11 a.m. and do other jobs. Help is also needed with the PetSmart-Petco adoption programs, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays. Leigha Messick, 301-645-8181, lmessick@humanesocietycc.org, or www.humanesocietycc.org.

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

Maryland Veteran Memorial Museum, seeks volunteers for administrative duties. Larry Abell or Cindy Keesee, 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 is 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 the gift shop, the welcome desk and special events. Crystal Seay, 410-326-4640, or info@annmariegarden.org.

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