volunteer opportunities

Southern Maryland volunteer opportunities

Thursday, October 28, 2010

Newtowne Players at Three Notch Theatre need volunteers to help with daily operations and main-stage productions. Linda, 301-997-0853.

Calvert County 4-H needs volunteers to teach robotics skills to children. All training and teaching materials are provided. Elaine Bailey at 410-535-3662, 301-855-1150 or elbailey@umd.edu.

St. Mary's County Health Department needs volunteers for two or three hours a week to scan records. Training is provided. Volunteers are needed to take residents to medical appointments. A valid driver's license and good driving record are required. Cindy Spalding at 301-475-4328.

Calvert County Board of Commissioners is seeking residents for committees. Applications can be picked up at the commissioners' office at 175 Main St., Room 205, Prince Frederick; any public library; by calling 410-535-1600, Ext. 2214; or at www.co.cal.md.us/references/getinvolved.

American Red Cross needs volunteers to become instructors. Training is provided. 888-276-2767 or MikeZ@SoMDRedCross.org.

Southern Maryland Chapter of the American Red Cross needs volunteers for disaster services and health, safety, administrative and special events. Bob Gretton, 888-276-2767 or bobg@somdredcross.org.

Maryland Division of Rehabilitation Services needs volunteers to help with clerical and telephone duties at its offices in Prince Frederick and Waldorf. The division supports adults with disabilities seeking employment. Prince Frederick, 443-550-6880; Waldorf, 301-645-8882.

Health Partners Free Clinic in Waldorf needs volunteer dentists, dental hygienists, dental assistants, physicians and receptionists. Malpractice insurance 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 http://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 the third-floor public information office in the Potomac Building, at http://www.co.saint-marys.md.us/voluntr, by calling 301-475-4200, Ext. 1341, or faxing 301-475-8491.

Girl Scouts of America need volunteers for a variety of positions. 800-834-1702, 301-638-5373 or ldavis@gscnc.org.

Calvert Marine Museum is seeking volunteers to help in every area of the museum. Sherry Reid at 410-326-2042, Ext. 19, or http://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 http://www.cawl.us.

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

-- Compiled by Bonnie Smith To submit an item E-mail: smithbs@washpost.com Fax: 301-934-1088 Mail: Volunteers, Southern Maryland Extra, The Washington Post, 100 N. Oak Ave., La Plata, Md. 20646.

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