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Upcoming Opportunities

Community Dinner (Hosts, Servers & Clean-up)

Come join the "Make a Memory that Matters" movement by helping feed the marginalized citizens of Maryland a meal. Volunteers are needed to help serve food, work in the dish room and maintain the dining room. Volunteers are asked to arrive at 5pm, no later than 5:15pm, to help serve from 5-7pm, and wrap up from 7-7:15pm. Each dinner (weekly on Tuesday & Wednesday) has 15 available volunteer slots. The age requirement to serve food is 16 years old; 14 years old to help in the other areas.

Baltimore, MD

10/15/19 5:00 PM + more

transit assistance

Greetings and thank you for your interest! Students at Cedar Lane School need your help! Each day students who have independent mobility challenges are in need of assistance getting from their classrooms to the cafeteria and back again. Cedar Lane School is in need of caring volunteers who can push students in wheelchairs daily a distance of 30 yards. A strong belief in human connection is a must and a short training is required.

Fulton, MD

10/16/19 10:00 AM + more

Math Lunch Help @ Wilde Lake HS

We are looking for volunteers to provide academic math help during the lunch shifts at Wilde Lake High School. Lunch runs from 10:15am - 12:15pm which spans four 30-minute lunch shifts. Help could be in any math course, but the majority of the students that come in need help with Algebra 1, Geometry, Algebra 2 or Pre-Calculus. Individuals with teaching experience are highly encouraged, but we will happily take anyone who is willing to give of their time, talent, energy, and patience. Expected committment is one day per week. Please contact me with additional questions!! Jennieve_Hill@hcpss.org

Columbia, MD

10/17/19 10:00 AM + more

Client Festivals Volunteer

Setup, direct games and activities, and breakdown a variety of activities and food stations at client festivals for Community Integration activities for Humanim's Psychiatric Rehabilitation clients. Note: Several events are held throughout the year. Check regularly for upcoming opportunities, including our biggest hit with the clients – the Summer Fun Fest!

Ellicott City, MD

10/18/19 10:00 AM

Columbia Archives Back Stage Merriweather Event Support

Columbia Archives is seeking volunteers to serve as event support for a one evening program "Music and Memories: Recording the Community’s Legacy" which is being held on Friday Ocotber 18, 2019 within the backstage areas of Merriweather Post Pavilion. The duties of the volunteers include directing event attendees to appropriate parking areas as well as assisting attendees with navigating to the various areas within the program that evening. The program is from 4:00 pm -8:00 pm. We are asking that our volunteers arrive no later than 3:30 pm and stay until 8:00 pm. We are very excited about this event for this is the first time the archives has hosted an event like this. We truly hope you are able to assist us.

Columbia, MD

10/18/19 3:30 PM

Meadow Restoration Workday

Registration is required. Register by clicking HERE. Date: Saturday, October 19, 2019 Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm Meeting Location: Old Port of Bladensburg, located at 4418 Baltimore Avenue, Bladensburg, MD 20710. We will meet in the parking lot. (Map) The Old Port of Bladensburg (sometimes referred to as Old Bladensburg Port by GPS) can be accessed by car or bus (Metrobus: F8, about a 0.2 mile walk). There is some parking available, but we recommend carpooling to the event. If the GPS leads you to an Auto Parts or Scanlan Fleet Service, keep driving straight until you can take the first left on Tanglewood Drive. Once you take a left you will have to turn left again onto Baltimore Avenue, which is a one way road. Follow this road and look for a sign on the right labeled Old Port of Bladensburg. That is where you will find parking and where we will meet. Description: Volunteers will help with a Meadow Restoration Workday at the confluence of the Anacostia River to help maintain meadow grassland habitat for pollinators. This could involve removing invasive plant species and/or seeding in the meadow. We will provide all necessary tools and training for this event. Physical Requirements: This event will likely involve digging, lifting, bending, and walking for fair distances. Participants will be expected to wear closed-toed shoes for the duration of the event. The event is not suitable for children or those with health issues. If you think any of the physical requirements will be problematic, please let us know. Registration is required. Please register at least 2 days prior to the event date you chose to volunteer in order to receive additional information regarding proper clothing, etc. Register HERE. If you have any questions prior to the event, please contact Emily Castelli at ecastelli2@anacostiaws.org or 301-699-6204 ext. 103.

Bladensburg, MD

10/19/19 9:00 AM

Lutherville-Timonium Fall Festival at Yorkridge

There Goes My Hero will be conducting a bone marrow drive during the Lutherville-Timonium Fall Festival at the Yorkridge Shopping Center on Saturday October 19th from 11:00am until 2:00pm. It's a great opportunity for us to do a drive close to home. We could definitely use help signing up potential donors and engaging people about our mission.

Lutherville-Timonium, MD

10/19/19 11:00 AM

Happy Helpers Sandwich-Making

On this day, we gather at the 7-Eleven and travel to the Happy Helpers Headquarters, where we prepare sandwiches and goodies for the homeless. You can meet at Happy Helpers headquarters located at 1550 Catons Center Drive Halethorpe, MD 21227 at 11:30am. Note: To signup a volunteer that does not meet the minimum age only the minimum age with adult age, parents/adults need to create a team which includes themselves and the volunteer(s) that are under age. The parent/adult can then “sign up with a team” for the opportunity selecting the team members who will volunteer. Click here for more information related to Family & Youth Group Volunteers.

Glen Burnie, MD

10/19/19 11:00 AM + more

Special Event Volunteers

Volunteers needed to assist Athelas throughout the year at special events and fundraisers. Qualifications: Willingness to help and also have some fun. Time Requirements: To be available on event day(s) Orientation/Training: Specific to each event Location: Various Agency Contact: Pat Owens 410-964-1241 Ext. 128 or plowens@athelasinstitute.org Other Athelas events Sep 7 – Paint and Sip Event , 11 AM to 3:30PM (3 volunteers) Oct 5 - "A Mile in My Shoes!" 5k Run and 1 mile Walk (6 volunteers) Oct 19 – Trunk or Treat, Noon to 3:30PM (Raindate Oct. 26) (10 volunteers) *Oct 26 – Raindate for Trunk or Treat

Columbia, MD

10/19/19 12:00 PM + more

Happy Helpers Food & Clothing Distribution

On this day, we distribute all the food, clothes, and love we have to the homeless, in person. We meet at the 7-Eleven, located at: 7701 Quarterfield Road, Glen Burnie, MD 21061 around 12:45pm then head to the distibution center. The distribution center is located at Our Daily Bread: 725 Fallsway, Baltimore, MD 21202. You can meet here at 1:30pm. Note: To signup a volunteer that does not meet the minimum age only the minimum age with adult age, parents/adults need to create a team which includes themselves and the volunteer(s) that are under age. The parent/adult can then “sign up with a team” for the opportunity selecting the team members who will volunteer. Click here for more information related to Family & Youth Group Volunteers.

Baltimore, MD

10/20/19 1:00 PM + more

Conservation Stewardship Project

The Conservation Stewardship Project, a joint program of the Howard County Master Gardeners and the Howard County Recreation & Parks, targets the problem of controlling invasive exotic plant species in the Middle Patuxent Environmental Area (MPEA). Volunteer work dates occur monthly from March through November, skipping July and August. Each date includes an educational component concerning the target invasive species or work area for the day. The meeting location varies by month. Contact adupre@howardcountymd.gov for details. Note: To signup a volunteer that does not meet the minimum age only the minimum age with adult age, parents/adults need to create a team which includes themselves and the volunteer(s) that are under age. The parent/adult can then “sign up with a team” for the opportunity selecting the team members who will volunteer. Click here for more information related to Family & Youth Group Volunteers.

Columbia, MD

10/22/19 9:00 AM + more

Give Seniors a Lift - Volunteer Orientation

Learn more about how you can make a difference in the lives of local seniors by providing rides for medical appointments, shopping, social outings and other needs. No set schedule is required. Simply provide the rides that are convenient to your home, office, and daily routines. Volunteers are welcome to bring their children along when volunteering for a fantastic family service experience. Contact Patrice or Holly at volunteer@neighborride.org / 410-884-7433 for more information. You can also view a video about volunteering at: http://neighborride.org/wordpress/volunteer/.

Columbia, MD

10/22/19 9:30 AM + more

Volunteer Leader Training

Audience: Community members interested in learning how to plan volunteer projects for themselves, for others, or for local nonprofits Cost: Free, but registration is required Join us to discover the intricacies of planning and leading a volunteer project! We'll discuss the process from start to finish and consider strategies for organizing and implementing effective and successful projects, perfect for families, friends, community groups, social groups and more. You'll also learn what agencies need from volunteer projects and how to incorporate their needs into the process. Please contact Pam via email or 410-715-3179 with questions or for additional information. Hope to see you there! If no dates indicated below please check back or give us a call.

Columbia, MD

10/22/19 6:30 PM

Dog Day Volunteers

Want to be around cute dogs for a couple of hours? Come volunteer at Columbia Association’s annual Dog Day event — which will be held on Saturday, October 26 from 10am-2pm at Columbia DogPark. Volunteers shifts available are 8am to 10am, 10am to 12pm and 12pm to 2:30pm. Volunteers will assist with pre-event setup, the welcome tent, assisting at the caricature artist booth (don’t worry, you won’t be doing the drawing!), open play areas and more. Note: To signup a volunteer that does not meet the minimum age only the minimum age with adult age, parents/adults need to create a team which includes themselves and the volunteer(s) that are under age. The parent/adult can then “sign up with a team” for the opportunity selecting the team members who will volunteer. Click here for more information related to Family & Youth Group Volunteers.

Columbia, MD

10/26/19 8:00 AM + more

Parking Attendant

Parking attendants for Dog Day, at the Columbia Dog Park. Note: To signup a volunteer that does not meet the minimum age only the minimum age with adult age, parents/adults need to create a team which includes themselves and the volunteer(s) that are under age. The parent/adult can then “sign up with a team” for the opportunity selecting the team members who will volunteer. Click here for more information related to Family & Youth Group Volunteers.

Columbia, MD

10/26/19 10:00 AM + more

Fitness First Night - Fall 2019

Help set up, check in participants, assist them with filling out waiver forms and HCAS membership forms, serve a light snack (pizza, chips, water), and clean up at our Fall Fitness First event at Lifetime Fitness from 6:30-8:30pm on Saturday, Oct 27. Participants will spend the first hour in the large gym and the second hour in the indoor pool. Spanish speakers are needed. Thank you for your interest and for your support of individuals with autism and their families in Howard County. NOTE: Your volunteer sign up will be confirmed when you receive an email with instructions from the HCAS office AND submit a signed HCAS Volunteer Application Form (available at http://www.howard-autism.org/about-us/volunteers/). If HCAS does not receive your Volunteer Application Form, we will assume you cannot make the event. This opportunity is eligible for service hours. Bring your form for a signature.. Need 8 volunteers. Note: To signup a volunteer that does not meet the minimum age only the minimum age with adult age, parents/adults need to create a team which includes themselves and the volunteer(s) that are under age. The parent/adult can then “sign up with a team” for the opportunity selecting the team members who will volunteer. Click here for more information related to Family & Youth Group Volunteers.

Columbia, MD

10/27/19 5:30 PM

Mentors/Tutors Information Session

A-OK Mentoring-Tutoring , Inc. is actively seeking volunteers and welcomes people from all background and experiences to participate in the organization! Volunteers serve as mentors and tutors for preschool, elementary and middle school students in Howard County and community programs. To begin the process of becoming a volunteer, learn more about A-OK Mentoring-Tutoring and/or available volunteer opportunities; join us for one of our upcoming Information Sessions: Wednesday, November 6 at 1pm Hawthorn Center 6175 Sunny Spring Columbia, MD 21044 Monday, December 16 at 11am Hawthorn Center 6175 Sunny Spring Columbia, MD 21044 ​​​​​​​To register, please send email to: susan@aokmentor.org or call 443-895-2457. NeighborRide available upon request. Please Note: The volunteer opportunities require that you be at least 21 years of age and have availability on weekdays, during daytime hours during the school year.

Columbia, MD

11/6/19 1:00 PM + more

Partner Staff Orientation

Are you or your organization new to the Volunteer Center or do you want to learn about the new updated HandsOn Connect system? Join us for an introductory session to learn how to effectively utilize the system to recruit and manage your volunteers including a discussion of things to consider when creating and entering opportunities. We'd also like to hear what you'd like to get out of the session in order to better meet your needs. When you register, answer two brief questions to help us better serve you.

Columbia, MD

11/14/19 3:00 PM + more

Volunteering Made Easy

Volunteering Made Easy Audience: Community members interested in learning how to identify and participate in volunteer opportunities that meet their schedule and interests. Cost: Free, but registration is required Discover how to connect with local and regional organizations that are recruiting volunteers for general opportunities as well as skilled project specialists. If you've wondered if volunteering was right for you or if you always wanted to volunteer but weren't quite sure how to begin, this one-hour session is for you. For questions, contact Pam at pam@volunteerhoward.org or call 410-715-3179. Hope to see you there! In the event of inclement weather, check here for cancellations or delays.

Columbia, MD

11/19/19 5:30 PM + more

National Family Volunteer Day

Hundreds of sandwiches will be prepared at St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church 308 Oak Manor Drive, Glen Burnie, MD 21061, as hundreds of Christmas presents are wrapped simultaneously at Happy Helpers Headquarters (1550 Caton Center Dr. Halethrope, Md). Please reach out to determine which location we need volunteers at since we are working in two different locations on this day. Note: To signup a volunteer that does not meet the minimum age only the minimum age with adult age, parents/adults need to create a team which includes themselves and the volunteer(s) that are under age. The parent/adult can then “sign up with a team” for the opportunity selecting the team members who will volunteer. Click here for more information related to Family & Youth Group Volunteers.

Glen Burnie, MD

11/23/19 10:00 AM

Holiday Basket Deliverers

Deliver food and/or gift baskets to individuals and families currently in a Bridges’ program prior to Thanksgiving Day and during the December holiday season, as our clients do not always have reliable transportation to pick up the items they need. The hours for deliveries are flexible and will be discussed in detail with the Bridges' volunteer coordinator. Note: To signup a volunteer that does not meet the minimum age only the minimum age with adult age, parents/adults need to create a team which includes themselves and the volunteer(s) that are under age. The parent/adult can then “sign up with a team” for the opportunity selecting the team members who will volunteer. Click here for more information related to Family & Youth Group Volunteers.

Ellicott City, MD

11/25/19 10:00 AM + more

Holiday Help

Maryland Horse Rescue needs volunteers for all shifts to help cover holiday vacancies, from November 28th 2019 - Jan 1 2020. Morning and late afternnon/evening hours available. Other non holiday opportunities also available. Please email mdhorserescue@gmail.com

Mount Airy, MD

11/28/19 9:00 AM

Thanksgiving Meal Helpers

Visit with Winter Growth's residents and assist with serving the holiday meal on Thanksgiving Day, November 28, from 12-2pm. To volunteer at Winter Growth, please do the following: Express interest on this site (below). Please contact our Volunteer Coordinator at (410)964-9616. We look forward to talking with you. Please note: Volunteers will need to possess the ability to work independently and follow detailed instructions.

Columbia, MD

11/28/19 12:00 PM

Holiday Gift Wrapping

Come out and help us wrap the gifts (qty. 2,000) that we will be distributing at various parties/events this holiday season. Note: To signup a volunteer that does not meet the minimum age only the minimum age with adult age, parents/adults need to create a team which includes themselves and the volunteer(s) that are under age. The parent/adult can then “sign up with a team” for the opportunity selecting the team members who will volunteer. Click here for more information related to Family & Youth Group Volunteers.

Glen Burnie, MD

11/30/19 1:00 PM + more

Christmas in Marydel

Volunteers will be giving out Christmas presents, groceries, refreshments, clothing, blankets, and other necessities to over 200 children who live in extreme poverty. Volunteers can also help the children make crafts. Meeting/Carpooling Location: 7-Eleven Store, 7701 Quarterfield Rd., Glen Burnie, MD 21061 Party Location: Immaculate Conception Church, 508 Main Street, Marydel, MD 21649 This is any all day event. There will be an opportunity to buy lunch from one of the local places or you can bring your lunch. Note: To signup a volunteer that does not meet the minimum age only the minimum age with adult age, parents/adults need to create a team which includes themselves and the volunteer(s) that are under age. The parent/adult can then “sign up with a team” for the opportunity selecting the team members who will volunteer. Click here for more information related to Family & Youth Group Volunteers.

Marydel, MD

12/7/19 9:00 AM

Holiday Mart Helpers

Volunteers will be manning a booth where Animal Advocates will be selling hand-made animal-related items at the Howard County Holiday Mart at the Gary C. Arthur Community Center in Glenwood, MD. Shift One: 9:30am to 1:30pm (includes helping with set-up) Shift Two: 1:30pm to 5:30pm (includes helping with pack-out)

Cooksville, MD

12/7/19 9:30 AM + more

Happy Helpers Sandwich-Making & Distribution

On this day, we first gather to prepare sandwiches and goodies for the homeless. Then we distribute all the food, clothes, and love we have to the homeless, in person. We meet at the 7-Eleven, located at: 7701 Quarterfield Road, Glen Burnie, MD 21061 travel to the Happy Helpers Headquarters. Or you can meet us at headquarters, located at 1550 Catons Center Drive Halethorpe, MD 21227. The distribution center is located at Our Daily Bread: 725 Fallsway, Baltimore, MD 21202. Note: To signup a volunteer that does not meet the minimum age only the minimum age with adult age, parents/adults need to create a team which includes themselves and the volunteer(s) that are under age. The parent/adult can then “sign up with a team” for the opportunity selecting the team members who will volunteer. Click here for more information related to Family & Youth Group Volunteers.

Glen Burnie, MD

12/7/19 11:00 AM + more

Santa Claws Photo Shoot

Seeking Santas and helpers to assist our photographer in getting that perfect photo of Fido with Santa! Photo Shoot will take place outside the entrance of Loyal Companion, a pet store located at 5805 Clarksville Square Dr, Clarksville, MD 21029. Volunteers are needed on both days (Saturday, December 14 & Sunday, December 15) as shown below: Shift One: 12:00pm - 2:00pm Shift Two: 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Clarksville, MD

12/14/19 12:00 PM + more

Anne Arundel County Christmas Party for the Homeless

Our 27th Annual Christmas Party for the Homeless is an event is for the people we serve in Anne Arundel County. We will be passing out Christmas presents. Some volunteers will aslo perform a talent. There will also be opportunities to sit with some of the people we serve and get to know them. If you have a special talent that you'd like to display/perform, please reach out to Bobbi Coffman at 443-433-2413. Note: To signup a volunteer that does not meet the minimum age only the minimum age with adult age, parents/adults need to create a team which includes themselves and the volunteer(s) that are under age. The parent/adult can then “sign up with a team” for the opportunity selecting the team members who will volunteer. Click here for more information related to Family & Youth Group Volunteers.

Glen Burnie, MD

12/14/19 1:00 PM

Holiday Gift Wrappers

Volunteers are needed to work 2-3 hour shifts wrapping shoppers' last minute gift purchases at the Barnes & Noble in the Long Gate Shopping Center, Ellicott City, MD. Volunteers are needed on both days as shown below: Friday, December 20 10am to 8pm Tuesday, December 24 9am to 5pm

Ellicott City, MD

12/20/19 10:00 AM + more

Christmas in Baltimore

We will handing out over 2,000 presents to those we server in Baltimore. We will be outside under the I-83 bridge across from Our Daily Bread Employment center. The day will start at Happy Helpers Headquarters located at 1550 Caton Center Dr., Halethorpe, Md with loading Christmas presents into vehicles at 10am. From there we will head to Baltimore to hand out the presents and food. Note: To signup a volunteer that does not meet the minimum age only the minimum age with adult age, parents/adults need to create a team which includes themselves and the volunteer(s) that are under age. The parent/adult can then “sign up with a team” for the opportunity selecting the team members who will volunteer. Click here for more information related to Family & Youth Group Volunteers.

Baltimore, MD

12/22/19 10:00 AM

2020 Celebration of the Arts Gala

The Howard County Arts Council is seeking volunteers to assist with the 23rd annual Celebration of the Arts on March 28, 2020 at Howard Community College's Horowitz Visual & Performing Arts Center. Volunteers are needed for a variety of roles including: Event Set-up & Break-down Event Host/Hostesses Box Office Ticket Sales Silent Auction Assistants (including gallery installation, data entry, auction check-out, gift wrapping, etc.) Performance Ushers Reception Busers This is a great opportunity to get involved and support one of the signature art events in Howard County while having fun at the same time! The Celebration is a multifaceted event, showcasing and promoting the arts and raising funds in support of the arts, artists, and arts organizations in Howard County. Note: To signup a volunteer that does not meet the minimum age only the minimum age with adult age, parents/adults need to create a team which includes themselves and the volunteer(s) that are under age. The parent/adult can then “sign up with a team” for the opportunity selecting the team members who will volunteer. Click here for more information related to Family & Youth Group Volunteers.

Columbia, MD

3/28/20 5:00 PM

Save Lives! Deliver blood products to local hospitals

Volunteer Transportation Specialists deliver life-saving blood products from American Red Cross distribution facilities to hospitals. When you deliver blood, platelets or other blood products to a hospital, you’re delivering hope to a person when they need it most. Deliver Blood. Save Lives. Reach out or visit www.redcross.org/deliver to learn more and apply!

Baltimore, MD

Through 1/15/20

Support Military and Veterans - Volunteer with the Red Cross!

The Red Cross has supported our military and veteran communities for more than 100 years! Volunteers work with military families through various services including ermergency casework, briefings at the MEPS, resiliency workshops, and VA programs. Serve those who serve - join us today! Visit www.redcross.org/volunteer or contact Julia Brown for more information: julia.brown@redcross.org | 443-472-9735

Baltimore, MD

Through 1/15/20

Assist those affected by disaster - be a Red Cross Responder!

Red Cross Volunteers help people affected by disasters ranging from local home fires and floods to hurricanes, forrest fires, and tornados. We assist by providing food, shelter, essential relief supplies, comfort, and hope. Be on the front lines as a responder, or serve behind the scenes as preparedness or recovery team member. Either way, you will make an impact in your community and in the lives of your neighbors! All training provided by the American Red Cross. Schedules are somewhat flexible. Basic computer/smartphone skills required. Visit www.redcross.org/volunteer or contact Julia Brown for more information: julia.brown@redcross.org | 443-472-9735

Columbia, MD

Through 1/15/20

Radio/Dial-in News Readers

Radio/Dial-in readers needed every day to read The Washington Post, USA Today, Time and Washingtonian magazines and other current local and national publications. In addition, volunteers read grocery and shopping ads, magazines, TV listings and audio described theater listings. Minimum 2 hour a week commitment. A short audition is required of all applicants.The Washington Ear studios are located in Silver Spring. Office help and data entry people also needed.

Silver Spring, MD

Through 10/31/20

Grounds Help

Brooke Grove’s landscape includes a large number of gardens and extensive grounds. Assistance is needed to help weed garden areas and pick up trash and debris on the grounds, walkways and roadways. If you like being outdoors, this is the perfect volunteer job for you! Note: To signup a volunteer that does not meet the minimum age only the minimum age with adult age, parents/adults need to create a team which includes themselves and the volunteer(s) that are under age. The parent/adult can then “sign up with a team” for the opportunity selecting the team members who will volunteer. Click here for more information related to Family & Youth Group Volunteers.

Olney, MD

Through 5/11/20

Board Member

Neighbor Ride is a 14 year-old nonprofit dedicated to enhancing the health and quality of life for Howard County’s older residents by providing low-cost, volunteer-driven transportation for health care appointments, cultural and social activities, faith services, shopping and other personal needs. Neighbor Ride offers this service so seniors, age 60 and over, can remain active, independent and connected to the community. We are currently seeking individuals to aid in actively carrying out our mission by serving on our Board of Directors. Board members serve a minimum two year term engaged in providing strategic direction around development, marketing, and financial governance for the organization. Interested individuals are asked to submit their resumes via email to:director@neighborride.org. To learn more about Neighbor Ride, visit us online at www.neighborride.org. Video: Neighbor Ride - Connecting Our Community

Columbia, MD

Through 5/11/20

Volunteer Community Companion

If helping those in need is your passion, then being a Community Companion is an ideal volunteer opportunity for you! Community Companions provide compassionate non-medical support services (e.g. transportation and companionship) to the members of HCGH’s Member Care Support Network, who are recovering from a health crisis such as a hospitalization. Ideal volunteer qualities include: Following through with commitments Respect for privacy Comfortable with providing compassionate support Trusted and accountable character The Member Care Support Network provides free emotional and social support services to care for individuals with a health condition. Individuals must be 18 years or older and live or worship in Howard County to receive assistance from the network. Learn more and apply online or call 410-720-8781

Columbia, MD

Through 5/11/20

Activities Assistant

This position is perfect for students! You'll be helping our Life Enrichment team in the nursing center or one of 7 different assisted living houses with activities for residents ranging from playing games to doing crafts, making jewelry, leading (minimal) exercise sessions, going on walks, gathering together for musical performances, readings and more. These activities typically take place from 10am - noon and from 12noon - 2pm, seven days a week. If you want to do volunteer for both times, we can train you to be a dining & hospitality aide so that you can fill the time from 12noon - 2pm, thereby putting in 6 hours in one day - a quick way to earn SSL hours!

Olney, MD

Through 5/11/20

Onsite Salon Transport

Volunteers are needed to help transport residents from their rooms to in-house salons in the nursing center, rehab center, and assisted living houses. Days are Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday and there are morning and afternoon shifts: 10am – 1pm and 1pm -4pm. Requires being on your feet most of the time and the ability to push a wheelchair. Note: To signup a volunteer that does not meet the minimum age only the minimum age with adult age, parents/adults need to create a team which includes themselves and the volunteer(s) that are under age. The parent/adult can then “sign up with a team” for the opportunity selecting the team members who will volunteer. Click here for more information related to Family & Youth Group Volunteers.

Olney, MD

Through 5/15/20

Outings Assistant

Brooke Grove's Assisted Living staff frequently take residents on outings, and need assistance helping them to get on and off the bus as well as accompanying them to lunch, on a shopping trip, or on a field trip to a baseball game or bowling, for example. Volunteers are scheduled for outings as needed; they take place on any given weekday, typically between the hours of 10am - 12:30pm, 11am - 1:30pm, or 10am - 4pm.

Sandy Spring, MD

Through 5/15/20

 

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  • Looking for a way to volunteer? You're in the right place. Click on the Search button above to view our current volunteer opportunities. From that page you can filter the search results based on location, key word (including disaster), issue, skills, age range, availability or other criteria. Click on the Opportunity Calendar link to view date & times specific opportunities in a calendar view.

  • Identify all the ways you can volunteer: attend Volunteering Made Easy. Learn how to use VolunteerHoward.org to explore the possibilities. Sessions are held monthly and are free, but registration is required. View the opportunity for details and to register.

  • Looking to lead? Join us for a Volunteer Leader Training to learn about organizing and implementing great volunteer projects from start to finish! The session is free, but registration is required. View the opportunity for details and to register.

  • Help those impacted by disasters by donating funds to established nonprofits. Be aware that volunteers and donation items, such as food and clothing, may NOT be what's needed most.  Give Wisely.
     

 

We're glad you've stopped by to discover how you can make a difference by volunteering here in Howard County, Maryland!

 


Volunteer Center

6310 Hillside Ct.
Columbia, MD 21046 
410-715-3172