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Recently Posted Opportunities

Mentors/Tutors Information Session

A-OK Mentoring-Tutoring, Inc is actively seeking volunteers! We welcome people from all backgrounds and experiences to participate in the organization! A-OK Volunteers serve as mentors and tutors for elementary school children and middle school youth in Howard County schools and in community afterschool programs. Information Sessions are held regularly to learn more about A-OK Mentoring-Tutoring and available volunteer opportunities. Upcoming Information Sessions Wednesday, July 25th at 11am Hawthorn Center 6175 Sunny Spring, Columbia or Tuesday, August 21st at 3pm Howard County Library Central Branch Warfield Meeting Room 10375 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia ​​​​​​​ Please register at www.aokmentor.org NeighborRide available upon request. *Volunteer work with A-OK requires weekday, daytime hours. Volunteers must be at least 21 years of age.

Columbia, MD

8/21/18 3:00 PM +more

Event Volunteers

Volunteers needed to distribute flyers for future events.

Laurel, MD

7/19/18 6:30 PM

Mentors/Tutors

A-OK Mentoring-Tutoring provides opportunities for people to volunteer to serve as mentors/tutors for Howard County children. Volunteers can serve as a mentor or tutor for an individual child providing one-on-one time, once a week, during the school day, at a designated school, for the school year. Volunteers can also serve in community afterschool programs. Attendance at a Volunteer Information Session provides more detailed information and begins the application process. Upcoming Information Sessions Wednesday, July 25th at 11am Hawthorn Center 6175 Sunny Spring, Columbia or Tuesday, August 21st at 3pm Howard County Library Central Branch Warfield Meeting Room 10375 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia *Volunteer work with A-OK requires weekday, daytime hours. Volunteers must be at least 21 years of age. For more information contact susan@aokmentor.org

Columbia, MD

Through 8/20/18

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

8/29/18 3:00 PM +more

Volunteer Docent (Tour Guide)

The National Museum of Health and Medicine seeks volunteer docents to lead tours of the permanent exhibits, Innovations in Military Medicine; Anatomy and Pathology; Civil War Medicine. Visiting groups typically consist of students from grades k-highschool, adult and professional interest groups.

Silver Spring, MD

Through 1/31/19

Communications and Social Media Intern

We are seeking a highly motivated, passionate individual to help us coordinate our social media and web communications. The individual must possess a deep understanding on how to use various social media tools to help organizations create buzz and build community. The intern will assist staff in a broad range of projects while gaining real world experience. He or she will support our integrated communications efforts and will work to build brand awareness, generate leads, and advance the pipeline for our programs.

Maryland City, MD

Through 7/26/18

Culinary Runner

What is a culinary runner, you ask? A volunteer who takes rejected meals back to the kitchen and gets a replacement meal to deliver to a dining room. This volunteer position is a huge help to the kitchen and nursing staff, who can’t stop what they’re doing to pick-up and deliver these special requests. This volunteer role is needed at the times shown below, under Dining Room Aides.

Sandy Spring, MD

Through 7/1/20

Laundry Room Organizer

Brooke Grove's assisted living houses (7 of them) need volunteers to sort out torn or stained clothing, fold towels, and organize the laundry rooms on a regular basis. Obsessed with neat and orderly? This position will give you great satisfaction.

Sandy Spring, MD

Through 7/1/20

Grant Reseacher/Writer

Need a Grant researcher/Writter to help our organization secure grants for operational and programming expenses. Prospects are allowed to work remotely or virtually. If you need more information about our organization, you can please visit us at www.pacafricancultures.org or call 240-483-9260.

Maryland City, MD

Through 7/31/18

HCAS 12th Annual On Step Closer Walk/5K Run - Clean Up

Help us run our Walk/5K by helping to clean up after the event. Need 8 volunteers. Once volunteers sign up, they will receive an email from the volunteer lead. Please follow the instructions on the email/contact the office or we will assume you cannot make the event. This opportunity is eligible for service hours.

Ellicott City, MD

10/6/18 9:00 AM

HCAS 12th Annual On Step Closer Walk/5K Run - Kids Arena

Help us run our Walk/5K by supervising the kids area (including inflatables). Need 8 volunteers. Once volunteers sign up, they will receive an email from the volunteer lead. Please follow the instructions on the email/contact the office or we will assume you cannot make the event. This opportunity is eligible for service hours.

Ellicott City, MD

10/6/18 9:00 AM

HCAS 12th Annual On Step Closer Walk/5K Run - Water Stop

Help us run our Walk/5K by providing water at different points on the course. Need 4 volunteers. Once volunteers sign up, they will receive an email from the volunteer lead. Please follow the instructions on the email/contact the office or we will assume you cannot make the event. This opportunity is eligible for service hours.

Ellicott City, MD

10/6/18 9:00 AM

HCAS 12th Annual On Step Closer Walk/5K Run - Race Course

Help us run our Walk/5K by cheering runners on, bringing back signs from the course, and setting up the direction and sponsor signs along the track of the walk/run. This opportunity requires the ability to stand for at least 1 hour while walkers and runners finish the course. Need 20 volunteers. Once volunteers sign up, they will receive an email from the volunteer lead. Please follow the instructions on the email/contact the office or we will assume you cannot make the event. This opportunity is eligible for service hours.

Ellicott City, MD

10/6/18 9:00 AM

HCAS 12th Annual On Step Closer Walk/5K Run - Refreshments

Help us run our Walk/5K by supervising the refreshments table. Need 4 volunteers Once volunteers sign up, they will receive an email from the volunteer lead. Please follow the instructions on the email/contact the office or we will assume you cannot make the event. This opportunity is eligible for service hours.

Ellicott City, MD

10/6/18 9:00 AM

HCAS 12th Annual On Step Closer Walk/5K Run - Parking

Help us run our Walk/5K by directing cars on where to park. Need 8 volunteers. Volunteers MUST attend a volunteer orientation at our offices in the Nonprofit Center Building, 9770 Patuxent Woods Drive, Suite 308, Columbia, MD 21046 either Wednesday, September 26th from 5:00pm-5:45pm or Saturday, September 29th from 11:00am-11:45am. If you cannot attend an orientation you MUST schedule a meeting with the office. This opportunity is eligible for service hours.

Ellicott City, MD

10/6/18 9:00 AM

HCAS 12th Annual On Step Closer Walk/5K Run - Set-Up

Help us run our Walk/5K by helping to set up. Need 8 volunteers. Once volunteers sign up, they will receive an email from the volunteer lead. Please follow the instructions on the email/contact the office or we will assume you cannot make the event. This opportunity is eligible for service hours.

Ellicott City, MD

10/6/18 9:00 AM

HCAS 12th Annual On Step Closer Walk/5K Run - On-Site Registration

Help us run our Walk/5K by registering people on-site. Need 6 volunteers. Once volunteers sign up, they will receive an email from the volunteer lead. Please follow the instructions on the email/contact the office or we will assume you cannot make the event. This opportunity is eligible for service hours.

Ellicott City, MD

10/6/18 9:00 AM

HCAS 12th Annual On Step Closer Walk/5K Run - Pre-Registration

Help us run our Autism Walk/5K Run by helping out with pre-registration packet pick-up on Wednesday, October 3 from 5 to 8 pm at Road Runner Sports, 6630 Marie Curie Drive, Elkridge, MD. Need 3 volunteers. Once volunteers sign up, they will receive an email from the volunteer lead. Please follow the instructions on the email/contact the office or we will assume you cannot make the event. This opportunity is eligible for service hours.

Elkridge, MD

10/3/18 5:00 PM

Virtual Volunteer - Stipends included

We are a non profit organization hosting a Fundraising Hepatitis Event in September 29, 2018 and we are looking to raise money to host this event. We need volunteers who can make calls and request for donations. Volunteers will work from home, virtual capabilities! Time is of the essence here! Stipends offered!! Interested persons should call Bunmi at 240-304-6476

COLUMBIA

Through 9/28/18

BikeAbout Traffic Volunteer

Volunteers are needed for Columbia Association’s (CA) annual Columbia BikeAbout, a free event being held this year on Saturday, September 29, 2018 organized by CA and the Columbia Archives. Volunteers will assist with traffic control and directions, and they will act as guides along the 12-mile route. Flexible shifts are available between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. Training — and a free T-shirt — will be provided for those volunteering to help. Traffic volunteers will be stationed along our 12 mile route throughout the pathway system. Traffic assistance consists of asking bike riders to stop and wait for car traffic to pass. Please do not stop traffic. Knowledge of pathways in the villages of Wilde Lake, Harper's Choice, Hickory Ridge and Town Center, or ability to identify locations using pathway map is a plus. To learn more about the BikeAbout visit our web page here.

Columbia, MD

9/29/18 8:30 AM

BikeAbout History Buff

Volunteers are needed for Columbia Association’s (CA) annual Columbia BikeAbout, a free event being held this year on Saturday, September 29, 2018 organized by CA and the Columbia Archives. Volunteers will be outgoing and interested in learning about Columbia's history. Several historical sites are located along the 12-mile route. Flexible shifts are available between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. Training — and a free T-shirt — will be provided for those volunteering to help. History site volunteers will be provided a script about their site. During the event volunteers will answer questions from BikeAbout participants about the site. We will provide volunteers with information to answer questions. Some sites work better with two history volunteers - please let me know if you have a friend you'd like to volunteer with. Knowledge of pathways in the villages of Oakland Mills and Long Reach, or ability to identify locations using pathway map is a plus. To learn more about the BikeAbout visit our web page here.

Columbia, MD

9/29/18 9:00 AM

Time is of the Essence!!

We are West Africa Health Assistant Initiative, a non profit organization hosting a Fundraising Embassy Party in Washington DC. We need four volunteers who can make calls to businesses requesting for financial donations to host this health event. Volunteers work from home. Volunteers with good communications skills, experience in excel/numbers spreasheets and/or power point will be appreciated. Great community, volunteer service and internship. **100% of money raised on the day of event will be used to buy hepatitis testings and vaccinations to save the lives of poor people in Nigeria"

COLUMBIA

Through 7/31/18

Opportunities To Remember !!

We need volunteers for assistance with preparing for a Fundraising Embassy Party. The positions are needed prior to the event day. The committments are flexible in scheduling and mostly virtual. The event is in September 29, 2018 at 7pm at the Nigerian Embassy in Washington DC. There will be opportunity to attend the party. FUNDRAISING GROUP: Raise funds needed to plan and host the party, and request for product donation. Volunteers with some fundraising experiences are appreciated, but anyone interested in learning and has good interpersonal skills and speaking abilities is welcome.(10) THEME GROUP : Responsible for designing the event flier which will be posted on the ticket medium, social media and all advertisement media. Voulnteers who are creative and artsy will be appreciated. (3) MARKETING GROUP: Responsible for creating buzz, build anticipation and guarantees turnout. Volunteers to include those with good communication, writing, research and didtal marketing skills. (3+) These will be great community/volunteer services and internships. Applicants must be at least 18, complete application and background check.

COLUMBIA

Through 9/30/18

Event To Remember!!

We are hosting a Fundraising Embassy Party where we showcase our organization. The event is on Saturday September 29, 2018 at 7pm.  We need volunteers in photography with idk capabilities. Responsible for taking pictures of the event and also taking backdrop pictures of guests and emails to guests. This is an opportunity of traveling to Nigeria without leaving the United States. Applicants must be at least 18, complete application and background check.

Washington, DC

9/29/18 6:00 PM

 


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