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Southern Maryland volunteer opportunities

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@

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

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 or by calling 301-475-4200, Ext. 1320.

Girl Scouts of America needs volunteers for a variety of positions. 800-834-1702, 301-638-5373 or

Calvert Marine Museum is seeking volunteers to help in every area. Sherry Reid at 410-326-2042, Ext. 19, or

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

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southern Maryland needs mentors, board members and event sponsors. 301-290-0501 or

Accokeek Foundation is seeking help with events and special projects. Julie Nguyen, 301-283-2113, Ext. 20, or

Crisis Intervention Center of Calvert County needs volunteers for the Domestic Violence Assistance Program, Sexual Assault Victim Service and court advocacy. Tara Pavao, 410-535-5400, Ext. 432, or

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 volunteers to help with sports training programs. Mary Lu Bucci at 301-373-3469.

Charles County Literacy Council needs volunteers to tutor 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

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 for tasking that include cleaning cages and runs and feeding animals, 8-11 a.m. Help is also needed with the PetSmart-Petco adoption programs, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays. Leigha Messick, 301-645-8181,, or

Golden Retriever Rescue of Southern Maryland needs foster families to take goldens into their homes. All costs will be paid. Dogs must be kept inside of the residence. Call 855-477-3728 or www.

St. Mary’s County Meals on Wheels needs drivers and substitutes to deliver meals to homebound seniors Monday through Friday. Call Bridget Maddox, 301-475-4200,Ext. 1060.

St. Mary’s County Historical Society is looking for volunteers to 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 Hourse, bereavement and fundraising. Training is required. Katy Crowell, 301-994-3075, or

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



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