Historic Sotterley Plantation, needs volunteers to help with events, the museum shop and office work, and to work with the garden guild on the historic grounds. For information, contact volunteer coordinator Kim Tune at 301-373-2280 or coordinator@sotterley.org.

St. Mary’s County Department of Aging and Human Services seeks volunteers, sponsors and vendors for its upcoming health fair, “The Way to Wellness,” which will be from 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Oct. 26 at the Hollywood Volunteer Fire Department, 24801 Three Notch Rd., Hollywood. For information, call 301-475-4200, Ext. 1073.

Charles County commissioners are seeking county residents to fill vacancies on a variety of boards, committees and commissions. For applications and current vacancies, go to www.charlescountymd.gov, ca;; 301-645-0691 or e-mail DesotoC@

Birthright of Prince Frederick needs volunteers to work with pregnant clients at its center on Steeple Chase Drive, Prince Frederick. Bari-tennette McKinley, 410-257-1402.

Charles County Children’s Aid Society needs volunteers for general office duties. Maria Bryan at 301-645-1561, www.childrens-aid-society.org or childrensaid@

Piney Point Lighthouse Museum and Historic Park needs volunteers to assist with group tours, weekend visitors, special events, children’s activities, the gardens and the museum store. 301-994-1471 or www.stmarysmd.com.

Court-Appointed Special Advocate volunteers are needed in St. Mary’s and Charles counties to help provide a voice for abused or neglected juveniles in court proceedings. CASA volunteers work 10 to 15 hours per month and are screened and trained. Sharon Groves at 301-609-9887, Ext. 134, or groves@centerforchildren.

Sotterley Plantation needs museum shop help and interpreters. Call 301-373-2280 or e-mail volunteer@sotterley.org.

St. Mary’s Hospital needs high school-age and adult volunteers to help with programs. 301-475-6453 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.

Civista 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.

Leonardtown Volunteer Rescue Squad needs volunteers for patient care, ambulance drivers and auxiliary. No experience needed. Training provided. 301-475-8509 or www.LVRS.org.

American Cancer Society offers volunteer training in all three Southern Maryland counties. 301-261-6000 or 888-603-4304.

Calvert Healthcare Solutions needs help with fundraising activities and events. Raymon Noble at 410-414-5628 or rnoble@

Alternatives for Youth and Families needs foster parents in Southern Maryland. Sarah at 301-884-0312, Ext. 122.

Best Buddies-Southern Maryland needs volunteers 18 and older, to create one-on-one friendships with people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. 301-374-2450.

Calvert Meals on Wheels needs drivers to help deliver meals to the homebound. 410-535-4606 or 301-855-1170.

Project Echo, a shelter for homeless people in Prince Frederick, needs volunteers to staff a shift or help serve a meal. Volunteers must commit to four hours a month. Call Lori Hony at 410-257-0003 between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. or leave a message noting the best time to be contacted.

Center for Abused Persons needs on-call volunteers 21 and older to assist and support victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. Training is provided. Alisa at 301-645-9387 or 301-645-8994.

Spring Dell Center needs volunteers to assist developmentally disabled people during lunch. Debbie at 301-870-3758 or 301-932-1601.

Charles County Cooperative Ministry on Aging needs volunteers to help with its Meals on Wheels and Telephone Reassurance programs. Volunteers are also needed to serve on the board. Mildred Barnes at 301-392-6325.


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