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Southern Maryland volunteer opportunities

Calvert County Historical Society needs volunteers to help inventory and transcribe records and plan events at historic Linden House, 70 Church Cir., Prince Frederick. 410-535-2452 or

St. Mary’s Animal Welfare League needs foster homes, board members and volunteers to help with socializing animals, publicity, fundraisers and adoption events. 301-373-5659.

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

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

Three Oaks Center, a shelter for homeless men, needs volunteer monitors 8 a.m.-noon or noon-4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Volunteers are asked to commit to at least one shift a month at the Lexington Park shelter. Training is provided. 301-863-9535.

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

Sotterley Plantation needs museum shop help and interpreters for guided tours. 301-373-2280 or

St. Mary’s Hospital needs high school-age and adults volunteers for hospital programs. 301-475-6453 or

Calvert Memorial Hospital needs volunteers to help with the patient information desk, gift shop, emergency department, urgent-care centers, patient shuttle and other areas. Susan Stevens, 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 is 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

Bay Community Support Services needs volunteers. For information, call Rachel McDermott, 301-863-8870.

Accokeek Foundation seeks volunteers for its museum garden program, which runs through November. 301-283-2113 or

American Cancer Society offers volunteer training in Calvert, Charles and St. Mary’s counties. 301-261-6000 or 888-603-4304.

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

Pets on Wheels, a nonprofit therapy animal organization that visits nursing homes, hospitals and assisted-living facilities, is seeking volunteers in the Southern Maryland area. Go to to review volunteer requirements or to submit an application. For information, contact Vicki Rummel, executive director, at or 410-913-5569.

St. Mary’s County Emergency Services seeks volunteer first responders. 301-475-4200, Ext. 2114, or

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

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



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