Ruth’s Miracle Group Home Foundation, needs new board members. Volunteers will help with fundraising, financial management, accounting and public relations. The board meets on first Tuesdays in Prince Frederick. 410-326-9170, or

Project Echo, a homeless shelter in Prince Frederick, needs volunteers to staff a shift or help serve a meal. Volunteers must commit to four hours per month. Call Lori Hony at 410-257-0003 from 10 a.m. to 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, 301-645-9387 or 301-645-8994.

Top Banana Home Delivered Groceries, a nonprofit group that delivers groceries to those unable to get to a store, needs volunteer drivers on Wednesdays to deliver to seniors and people with disabilities in Waldorf, La Plata, Indian Head and Hughesville. Call 301-372-3663 or e-mail

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

Charles County Meals on Wheels is looking for volunteers to help deliver meals to homebound seniors. Call 301-392-6325.

Historic Sotterley Plantation, a National Historic 1703 landmark on the Patuxent River, seeks volunteers for special events, to help in the museum shop, interpret history, assist the office staff and work with the Garden Guild to maintain and improve the historic gardens. Kim Tune, 301-373-2280 or

Charles County commissioners seek Charles residents to fill vacancies on boards, committees and commissions. Applications and a detailed list of openings are at, or contact 301-645-0691 or

Charles County Project Linus needs volunteers to make blankets for sick, injured and traumatized children. Blankets may be crocheted, knitted or quilted from fleece, flannel or cotton. Mary, 301-743-2114 or

Historic St. Mary’s City needs volunteers to help with the gardens, maintain and sail a tall ship, greet visitors and host special events. 240-895-4972 or

Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum needs volunteers for its Family Discovery Room, museum shop, education programs, the Louis L. Goldstein Gallery and garden restoration. Volunteers can also work with archaeologists and conservators at the Maryland Archaeological Conservation Laboratory. Jean Campbell, 410-586-8501.

St. Clement’s Island-Potomac River Museum at Coltons Point needs volunteers to assist with student and group tours, weekend visitors, special events and the museum store. 301-769-2222 or

Mattawoman Creek Art Center is seeking volunteers. Visit the center at Smallwood State Park 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Fridays through Sundays, or call 301-743-5159.

Calvert County fire/rescue and emergency medical service stations need volunteers. Kim Jones, 410-535-1600, Ext. 2668, or 443-532-5315.

Division of Rehabilitation Services seeks volunteers for clerical and telephone duties in the Waldorf office. Call 301-645-8882 or e-mail

St. Mary’s County Board of Commissioners is seeking residents to serve on boards, committees and commissions. For an application, go to or call 301-475-4200, Ext. 1700.

FLOW Mentoring in St. Mary’s County needs volunteers to mentor children in local elementary schools. 301-475-0242, Ext. 148, or

Calvert Hospice needs volunteers. Call the volunteer coordinator, at 410-535-0892 or go to

Calvert County Historical Society needs volunteers to develop, plan and prepare exhibits for Linden House, 70 Church St., Prince Frederick. Library and archival support is also needed. 410-535-2452.

Patuxent River Naval Air Museum needs volunteers to serve as docents and to help with administration, research and maintenance of aircraft and artifacts. Call 301-863-7418 or go to



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