Southern Maryland volunteer opportunities

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.

Special Olympics of St. Mary’s County needs help with sports training programs. Mary Lu Bucci, 301-373-3469.

Charles County Literacy Council needs volunteers to tutor students 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 and do other jobs. Help is also needed with the PetSmart-Petco adoption programs, 10 a.m. to 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 take dogs into their homes. All costs will be paid. Dogs must be kept inside. Call 855-477-3728 or go to 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 weekdays to deliver meals to homebound seniors. Call Bridget Maddox, 301-475-4200, Ext. 1060.

St. Mary’s County Historical Society seeks 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. Contact Katy Crowell, 301-994-3075 or mary_crowell@smhwecare.com.

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

Calvert County Historical Society needs volunteers to help inventory and transcribe 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 at 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. www.stmarysmd.com or 301-994-1471.

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

St. Mary’s Hospital needs high school student and adult volunteers for programs. Call 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 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.

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