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About Us

The Volunteer Center Serving Howard County (VCSHC) is a program of the Columbia Association, created in November 2001 through the collaborative efforts of the Association of Community Services of Howard County, Columbia Association, The Columbia Foundation, Maryland Governor’s Office for Service and Volunteerism, The Horizon Foundation, Howard County Association of Volunteer Administrators, Howard County Department of Citizen Services Community Service Partnerships program, and the United Way of Central Maryland's Community Partnership Program.

VCSHC supports community volunteerism by connecting those who wish serve with registered nonprofits and governmental organizations recruiting volunteers.

Mission & Vision


Advisory Board


Volunteer Center

6310 Hillside Ct.
Columbia, MD 21046