Prince George’s County volunteer opportunities
The Prince George’s County SPCA/Humane Society will host a volunteer orientation session at noon Nov. 24 at PetSmart , 4500 Mitchellville Rd., Bowie. 301-262-5625 or visit www.pgspca.org.
The Accokeek Foundation is in need of an assistant for its Winter Farm Series, which teaches about successful winter farming models. Duties include helping with lectures, farm tours, preparing vegetables and marketing for the Friday Winter Farm Market in January and February. Contact 301-283-2113, firstname.lastname@example.org, or www.accokeekfoundation.org.
Hospice of the Chesapeake seeks volunteers with four-wheel drive vehicles to assist staff during inclement weather. Volunteers must provide proof of auto insurance and pass a criminal background check. Call 301-499-4500, 443-837-1549 or toll free 800-745-6132.
The Hyattsville Community Development Corporation seeks mural artists age 18 and older to decorate the Route 1 Corridor as part of its Street Art Initiative. Visual artists are invited to submit portfolio materials via e-mail or CD/DVD to www.hyattsvillecdc.org/content/view/235/197/. Applications are due Dec. 21. 301-683-8267, email@example.com.
Greenbelt Arts Center is in need of a sound board operator for the upcoming production of “Frost/Nixon.” Techs are needed for rehearsals and performances through Dec. 2. Contact Donald Cook at 301-441-8770 or firstname.lastname@example.org or greenbeltartscenter.org.
Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) Prince George’s County will host an information session for prospective volunteers, age 21 and older, from 6-7:30 p.m. Dec. 10 at the Hyattsville Municipal Building, 4310 Gallatin St. Volunteers must spend at least 10 hours per month visiting children living in foster care and helping to ensure their needs are met. Call 301-209-0491 or email@example.com, www.pgcasa.org.
The Civil Air Patrol Cadet Program seeks youths 12 to 18 interested in aviation and emergency services for its leadership training program. Includes search-and-rescue missions, flying, first-aid training and international Aviation Cadet Exchange activities. Bowie Squadron meets 7-9 p.m. Thursdays at Grace Baptist Church, 7210 Race Track Rd., Bowie. College Park Squadron meets 7-9 p.m. the first four Wednesdays of each month. Hap Arnold Center, 1985 Cpl. Frank Scott Dr. at College Park Airport. 800-359-2338 or www.mdcap.org.
Community Support Systems is in need of a volunteer nurse to conduct blood pressure and blood sugar screenings on Fridays at the Accokeek Food Pantry. Call 301-372-1491 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Meals on Wheels of College Park needs volunteers to help in preparing, delivering and administering food to clients in College Park, Greenbelt, Berwyn and part of Beltsville. Drivers may receive reimbursement for gasoline. Call 301-474-1002 Monday-Friday from 8:30 a.m.-noon.
Hospice of the Chesapeake is seeking volunteers for the Tuck-In Team. Volunteers will call in-home hospice patients and caregivers on Thursdays to make sure they have medications and supplies to last through the weekend. A morning and afternoon shift are available and training is provided. Contact Kathy Bourgard, director of volunteers, at 443-837-1549 or email@example.com.
Hospice of the Chesapeake seeks volunteers to staff the Maryland Green Designer Show Home in Gambrills. Commitment: 2-4 hour shifts from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday-Sunday through Nov. 17 at 1760 Holladay Park Rd. Proceeds from the tour ticket sales will benefit Hospice of the Chesapeake and Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic. If interested, contact Janet Evans at 240-395-4342 or visit www.signupgenius.com/go/4090845A5A62EA20-tour or www.mdgreenshowhome.com.
Greenbelt Arts Center seeks local artists to display their work in the lobby gallery. Submit samples in JPG format or a link to your online portfolio to firstname.lastname@example.org. 301-441-8770.
Laurel Mill Playhouse seeks volunteers to be involved in costuming, light/sound design and operation, stage management, set construction and design, and publicity. Contact Maureen Rogers at 301-452-2557 or email@example.com.
The American Red Cross Greater Chesapeake and Potomac Blood Services Region is seeking friendly volunteers to assist blood collections staff members at blood drives in Prince George’s County and the Washington area. Duties include greeting donors and offering refreshments. Must have own transportation. Training provided. Contact Terry Ann Karloff at 800-272-0094, Ext. 1, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Salvation Army National Capital Area seeks a community engagement intern to organize, expand and promote volunteer opportunities and donation drives throughout the Washington area. Commitment: 10-15 hours per week during the school year and full time in the summer for one semester, with the possibility of extension. Must complete application and consent to background check. 2626 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington. 202-756-3906, email@example.com.
The Salvation Army National Capital Area seeks a grant-writing intern to research and write grant applications to local and national corporations and foundations. Commitment: 10-15 hours per week during the school year and full time in the summer for one semester, with the possibility of extension. Must complete application and consent to background check. 2626 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington. 202-756-3906, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Community Support Systems seeks a volunteer typist to do data entry monthly. Call 301-372-1491 or e-mail email@example.com.
Greenbelt Arts Center is seeking a membership chair. A technical director is also needed to oversee set construction, lighting and sound, coordinating productions, and other related duties. Betsy Marks Delaney, 301-441-8770, Ext. 7, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Progressive Equestrian Therapeutic Services, an accredited therapeutic horseback-riding group, seeks volunteers 14 and older to serve as side walkers and horse leaders for riders with disabilities. Help also sought with horse care. No experience needed. Training provided. 301-627-4308 or www.pets-inc.org.
Branch Avenue in Bloom is a program of the Maryland Small Business Development Center that is seeking volunteers interested in gardening, marketing or economic development projects to be part of its community revitalization efforts. 301-403-2080 or email@example.com.
— Compiled by Jillian S. Sowah
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