Prince George's County volunteer opportunities

Thursday, March 10, 2011

Fort Washington Little League seeks energetic volunteer coaches and umpires to work with the baseball and softball programs. The season runs from March to July. Must pass a sexual offenders registry background check. Training is provided. Call 301-567-9799 or e-mail, fwllcommissioner@aol.com.

Greenbelt Arts Center needs a board treasurer and a technical director. Treasurer's duties include preparing periodic reports, proposals for ticket pricing, budgets, prepare tax forms, maintain accounts, planning, fundraising and more. A technical director oversees all technical needs including set construction, lighting and sound and coordinating productions. For information, contact Betsy Marks Delaney at 301-441-8770, info@greenbeltartscenter.org.

ReSET, a non-profit organization, seeks working and retired scientists, engineers and technicians to lead county elementary school students in hands-on science and math experiments in order to spark enthusiasm for science. No teaching or educational background required. Training provided, expenses covered. Contact John Meagher at 703-250-0236 or johnmeagher@cox.net, www.resetonline.org.

Laurel Regional Hospital seeks dependable and friendly volunteers to assist at the main information desk and in the gift shop on evenings and weekends. Commitment: 3-hour shifts from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Training provided. Call 240-456-4764 or apply online at www.dimensionshealth.org.

Hospice of the Chesapeake hosts a volunteer information day from 10 a.m. to noon March 19. Opportunities include patient care, bereavement support, general office duties and community outreach. Refreshments served. Contact Julie Medlin at 301-499-4500, jmedlin@hospicechesapeake.org.

The Accokeek Foundation seeks volunteers for its museum garden program. Commitment: 16 to 20 hours per week Mondays to Fridays between April and November. 301-283-2113, volunteers@accokeek.org.

The Partnership for Animal Welfare needs volunteers to foster dogs and cats, provide transportation to vet appointments and handle animals at adoption shows. www.paw-rescue.orgwww.paw-rescue.org , 301-572-4729.

- Compiled by Jillian S. Sowah

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