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COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

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Volunteer Center Staff is on temporary furlough with no access to email or voicemail due to Columbia Association's closure. 

Mission & Vision

The Volunteer Center Serving Howard County (VCSHC), founded in November 2001 as a clearinghouse, recruits and connects potential volunteers to registered local non-profit and governmental agencies seeking volunteers.  Additionally, the VCSHC provides:

  • capacity building opportunities
  • best practices trainings & resources and consultations to local nonprofit and governmental agencies
  • orientations and information sessions to both community members and partner organization staff
  • volunteer recognition possibilities for individuals, agencies, groups, and businesses

Our Mission

The mission of the Volunteer Center Serving Howard County is to stimulate and expand volunteerism in our community by connecting people to non-profit and public agencies in order to improve the quality of life for all people in Howard County.

Volunteer Center

6310 Hillside Ct.
Columbia, MD 21046