The Maryland Veteran Memorial Museum in Charles County seeks volunteers for projects and administrative duties. Call Larry Abell or Cindy Keesee at 301-932-1900.

St. Mary’s County Historical Society is looking for help in the office, library, archives, bookstore, Old Jail Museum and gardens, as well as with lectures, school programs and special events. No experience is necessary. Susan Wolfe, 301-475-2467.

Hospice of St. Mary’s needs volunteers to help with patient care, administrative work, cooking at Hospice House, bereavement services and fundraising. Training is required. Katy Crowell, 301-994-3075, or

Annmarie Sculpture Garden and Arts Center needs help with its gift shop, welcome desk and special events. Crystal Seay, 410-326-4640, or

Charles County Children’s Aid Society seeks volunteers for office duties. 301-645-1561 or

Calvert County Historical Society needs volunteers to help plan events and to inventory and transcribe records at 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 activities, the gardens and the museum store. 301-994-1471 or

Port Tobacco River Conservancy needs volunteers for restoration projects. Jerry Forbes, 301-392-9362 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 adult volunteers. Call 301-475-6453 or go to

Calvert Memorial Hospital needs help with the patient information desk, the gift shop, the emergency department, urgent-care centers and the patient shuttle. 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 facilities in Waldorf and La Plata. Training provided. 301-609-4129.

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

Bay Community Support Services needs volunteers. Call Rachel McDermott at 301-863-8870.

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

American Cancer Society offers volunteer training in Southern Maryland. 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, seeks volunteers in Southern Maryland. Go to to review volunteer requirements or to submit an application. Contact Vicki Rummel, executive director, at or 410-913-5569.

St. Mary’s County Emergency Services is seeking volunteer first responders. For information, call 301-475-4200, Ext. 2114, o e-mail

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. 877-632-8339.

Boys & Girls Club of Southern Maryland needs parent volunteers to support programs and activities, committee members, committee leaders and board members. E-mail

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



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