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Recently Posted Opportunities

ANIMAL ADVOCATES-YardSale2019-Clean-up

Help ANIMAL ADVOCATES turn gently-used items into support for homeless/needy animals and their families. Volunteers will assist with Yard Sale clean-up which includes packing up remaining merchandise and carrying it vehicles for subsequent delivery to local charities; transporting remaining merchandise to be donated to local charities; and policing the Yard Sale area. 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

4/27/19 2:00 PM

ANIMAL ADVOCATES-YardSale2019-SHIFT TWO

Help ANIMAL ADVOCATES turn gently-used items into support for homeless/needy animals and their families. Volunteers will be assigned to a specific sales department where they will assist customers, unpack remaining mechandise, tidy up the sales area, and/or assist customers as they carry their purchases to their vehicles. They will also assist with clean-up which includes packing up remaining merchandise and carrying it vehicles for subsequent delivery to local charities; transporting remaining merchandise to be donated to local charities; and policing the Yard Sale area. 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

4/27/19 11:00 AM

ANIMAL ADVOCATES-Yard Sale2019 - All Day

Help ANIMAL ADVOCATES turn gently-used items into support for homeless/needy animals and their families. Volunteers will help with Set-up during which they will unload vehicles, carry merchandise to appropriate locations, unpack merchandise and display it in the sales areas. They will also work during the Sale when they will be assigned to a specific sales department where they will assist customers, unpack remaining mechandise, tidy up the sales area, and/or assist customers as they carry their purchases to their vehicles. 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

4/27/19 6:00 AM

ANIMAL ADVOCATES-Yard Sale2019 - Shift One

Help ANIMAL ADVOCATES turn gently-used items into support for homeless/needy animals and their families. Volunteers will be assigned to a specific sales department where they will assist customers, unpack remaining mechandise, tidy up the sales area, and/or assist customers as they carry their purchases to their vehicles. 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

4/27/19 6:00 AM

ANIMAL ADVOCATES - Yard Sale2019 - Set-Up

Help ANIMAL ADVOCATES turn gently-used items into support for homeless/needy animals and their families. Volunteers will help unload merchandise from vehicles, carry merchandise to appropriate location, and unpack and display merchandise for sale. 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

4/27/19 6:00 AM

Grounds Maintenance & Beautification

Seeking volunteers to help maintain and beautify the grounds and gardens using basic lawn and horticultural skills.

Ellicott City, MD

Through 12/31/19

Grant Writer

Develop and write grant proposals to grant-making organizations. Communicate our mission and programs to potential funders. Assist with business development ideas and planning.

Columbia, MD

Through 12/31/19

Early Childhood Education - Front Desk Assistant

Community Action Council of Howard County's Early Childhood Education (Head Start & Pre-K) program is looking for volunteers to cover the front desk. Volunteers will greet visitors, assist them with sign in, answer phones and transfer calls. Volunteers must be comfortable using computer, transferring calls and other administrative duties. This opportunity takes place Monday - Friday. All volunteers must submit a CAC application (https://www.cac-hc.org/), attend orientation, and complete an interview with the Volunteer Coordinator before starting.

Columbia, MD

Through 3/20/20

CAC - Front Desk Coverage

Community Action Council of Howard County is looking for volunteers to cover the front desk during staff's lunch. Volunteers will greet clients, assist them with sign in, answer phones and transfer calls. Volunteers must be comfortable using computer, transferring calls and other administrative duties. This opportunity takes place Monday - Friday from 12-1pm. All volunteers must submit a CAC application (https://www.cac-hc.org/), attend orientation, and complete an interview with the Volunteer Coordinator before starting.

Columbia, MD

Through 3/20/20

Early Childhood Education - Parking Lot Attendant

Community Action Council of Howard County's Early Childhood Education (Head Start & Pre-K) program is looking for Parking Lot Attendants to keep the children safe as they get to and from the Center to the school buses. Volunteers will direct traffic, keep children and families safe and support Center staff. This is usually a 1 hour shift in the morning and afternoons. Specific times vary by location! All volunteers must submit a CAC application (https://www.cac-hc.org/), attend orientation, and complete an interview with the Volunteer Coordinator before starting.

Columbia, MD

Through 3/20/20

Bridges Chili Cook-off fundraising event

Please consider being a needed volunteer for our 9th annual "Hotter Than Thou" Chili Cook-off. We need many volunteers as greeters, food servers, registration, etc. Help Bridges to Housing Stability, a nonprofit whose mission is providing a path to self sufficienty to prevent and hend homelessness through affordable housing solutions and advocacy in Howard County, Maryland. Shifts to help in all areas are available. Service hours can be signed for. This event raises much needed funds for operating Howard County's largest provider of Case Management services for low income individuals and families. 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.

Savage, MD

4/7/19 10:30 AM

Choral Leader

Our residents are interested in starting a "Glee Club" or "Singing Circle." I am looking for a Music teacher or someone who has experience in leading a chorus or choir who can help take the lead on this program. The main purpose is to help the residents rehearse so that they are prepared to do a Summer and Fall concert for our facility. (Great opportunity for retired Music Teachers or Choir Teachers) Please contact Director of Life Enrichment if interested. Volunteer would need to be able to meet with the group at least 3 times a month.

Ellicott City, MD

Through 5/31/19

Coach/Mentor

Let Me Run is looking for a coach/mentor for a group of 4th and 5th grade boys. The program only meets for 14 sessions (twice a week). You can choose to volunteer once or twice a week. There is a coach training and curriculum materials are provided. You do not need to be a runner to help motivate and inspire.

Laurel, MD

Through 3/29/19

5th Annual Spring Into Summer 5k Packet Pick-Up

Be a part of the excitement before the big race! Race participants pick-up event information and race bib numbers so they are ready for race day. Volunteer activities include registering participants, distributing t-shirts and sponsor information, preparing refreshments, creating signs, accepting food donations, and more. By participating in this event as a volunteer, you will be helping to raise awareness for homelessness in Laurel. 100% of the race proceeds go directly to LARS whose mission is to enable homeless and low-income people in Laurel to achieve stability and long-term self-sufficiency.

Laurel, MD

5/17/19 2:30 PM

5th Annual Spring Into Summer 5k

As race participants from across the DMV come together on race day, LARS will be depending on volunteers like you to execute a fun and successful event. Volunteer activities include registering race participants, distributing sponsor information and t-shirts, serving refreshments, checking in volunteers, passing out water along the course, directing race participants along the course, and more. By participating in this event as a volunteer, you will be helping to raise awareness for homelessness in Laurel. 100% of the race proceeds go directly to LARS whose mission is to enable homeless and low-income people in Laurel to achieve stability and long-term self-sufficiency. 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.

Laurel, MD

5/18/19 6:30 AM

Maryland Science Olympiad- State Tournament 2019

Maryland Science Olympiad is hosting its annual State Finals at Johns Hopkins University on Saturday, March 30. Over 700 middle and high schoolers from around the state have competed in 23 events and have qualified to compete here. The winner from this tournament will advance to the National Science Olympiad tournament at Cornell University. We are seeking volunteers to help us run our multifaceted science and engineering tournament! The tournament runs all day, with setup at 7a and closing ceremonyies at 5p. There are two main volunteer shift slots, 830-1130a and 12-3p, with help needed in the 7-830a and 3-awards time slots as well. Volunteers of all backgrounds are needed to both help run events and help with logistics. We have a variety of roles we are seeking to fill, so if you have interest in helping, we have a space for you! The main roles are detailed under the Volunteer sign-up section of our website (www.marylandscienceolympiad.org), you can also volunteer as a general volunteer and we will find a fitting place for you. If you have any questions, please use the Contact link on the aforementioned website. We hope you will help us put on a world class tournament for some of the top young and budding minds in the state! 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

3/30/19 7:00 AM

Bereavement Volunteers for Grieving Families

Bereavement Volunteers are called and trained to provide outreach to caregivers and family members who have recently experienced the loss of their loved one through death. Outreach involves making phone calls and/or supportive visits to those in grief, whom our hospice follows for at least thirteen months after their loss has occurred. Working closely with the Bereavement Coordinator, volunteers can also assist with a variety of other tasks and projects, including assembly of bereavement mailings and designing and facilitating major events, such as our annual Grief Camp & Celebration of Life Ceremony, and participating in community-based programs, such as grief & loss support groups and workshops. These opportunities are available throughout Baltimore City/County and Howard, Harford & Anne Arundel Counties. A Background Check, 2 References, Tuberculosis Testing (TB) and Opportunity-specific training are required for this role and are provided by our hospice agency. For more information, please visit the Heartland Hospice website at https://www.heartlandhospice.com/find-an-agency/heartland-hospice-services-of-baltimore/?contentIdString=14460&contentNameString=Volunteering

Catonsville, MD

Through 3/11/22

Vigil Volunteer for Hospice Patients

Hospice's Vigil Volunteer Program is designed to provide a compassionate, loving presence to hospice patients who are actively dying. As patients begin to draw closer to death and make their final Transition, Vigil Volunteers comfort patients emotionally and spiritually, ensuring that they do not die alone. Vigil Volunteers receive specialized training to familiarize themselves with the signs and symptoms of approaching death and how to provide support to patients, in addition to loved ones and caregivers, if present at the time. Volunteers can sit with patients for varying lengths of time, including day, evening or overnight, as available. Vigil Opportunities are available throughout Baltimore City/County and Howard, Harford & Anne Arundel Counties and invite volunteers to offer the following in the way of presence and care: ~ reading poetry, prayers and devotions that have meaning for the patient ~ providing soothing music and peaceful sounds of nature through voice, instrument or electronic device ~ storytelling with family and loved ones present during vigil visit ~ ensuring patients are comfortable and pain-free ~ sitting quietly while holding a patient's hand A Background Check, 2 References, Tuberculosis Testing (TB) and Opportunity-specific training are required for this role and are provided by our hospice agency. For more information, please visit the Heartland Hospice website at https://www.heartlandhospice.com/find-an-agency/heartland-hospice-services-of-baltimore/?contentIdString=14460&contentNameString=Volunteering

Catonsville, MD

Through 3/11/22

Veteran to Veteran Hospice Volunteer

Volunteer Opportunities for our Service Women and Men in the Army! Navy! Coast Guard! Air Force! Marines!! Are you a Veteran searching for a way in which you can honor those brave women and men who served before or alongside you? At Heartland Hospice, we are always in need of Veterans from each branch of military service to visit with patients and families who are on the hospice journey. We have an increasing number of patients who are veterans, who desire the companionship of fellow veterans for connection and with whom they can share stories. Veteran volunteers serve a vital role because of their shared experience and mutual understanding. Various opportunities for involvement include: extending socialization and emotional support to patients and families in need sitting vigil at the bedside of actively dying individuals to ensure that they do not die alone offering assistance with veteran recognition ceremonies , which celebrate the sacrifice and commitment of the service women and men we provide care for administrative assistance in our office setting These opportunities are available throughout Baltimore City/County and Howard & Anne Arundel Counties. A Background Check, 2 References, Tuberculosis Testing (TB) and Opportunity-specific training are required for this role and are provided by our hospice agency. For more information, please visit the Heartland Hospice website at https://www.heartlandhospice.com/find-an-agency/heartland-hospice-services-of-baltimore/?contentIdString=14460&contentNameString=Volunteering

Catonsville, MD

Through 3/11/22

Friendly Visitor Companion for Hospice Patients

Enriching the lives of our patients and their loved ones is our primary goal at Heartland Hospice. To achieve this mission, we seek the compassionate assistance of volunteers and invite them to join us on the journey of a lifetime! Because they are the heart of our organization, we welcome volunteers with various skills/talents and availability to provide the following to our patients and families during regular visits: companionship and socialization, emotional & spiritual support, reading of materials (sacred scriptures, literature, magazines, mail), music enrichment, arts & crafts, grief support, relief sitting for caregivers, running errands and patient legacy projects. These opportunities are available throughout Baltimore City/County and Howard & Anne Arundel Counties. A Background Check, 2 References, Tuberculosis Testing (TB) and Opportunity-specific training are required for this role and are provided by our hospice agency. For more information, please visit the Heartland Hospice website at https://www.heartlandhospice.com/find-an-agency/heartland-hospice-services-of-baltimore/?contentIdString=14460&contentNameString=Volunteering

Catonsville, MD

Through 3/11/22

Cataloging Children Books - data entry into our system

We are looking for someone with some light data entry experience helping us cataloging childrens books and entering them into our system for review.

Glen Burnie, MD

Through 6/28/19

Secretary - Board of Directors

The Secretary provides administrative and clerical support to the Board, through the timely and accurate collection and sharing of information directly related to its activities. The Secretary ensures that the Board is well informed and that its activities are well documented. Responsibilities of the Board Secretary: Serves on the Executive Committee. Keeps copies of the organization’s bylaws and the Board’s policy statements. Keeps lists of officers, Board Members, committees and General Membership. Notifies Board Members of meetings. Keeps record of Board attendance. Makes sure that there is a quorum at Board meetings. Helps preapre agenda for Board and Committe meetings. Keeps accurate Minutes of meetings. Records all motions and decisions of meetings. Signs Board Minutes to attest to their accuracy. Records all corrections to Minutes. Keeps copies of Minutes of both Board and committee meetings. Keeps accurate record of Executive Committee meetings. Distributes copies of Board Minutes and actions to Board Members promptly after meetings. Distribute copies of Executive Committee Minutes and actions to Executive Committee Members promptly after meetings. Conducts general Board correspondence. Keeps records of all Board correspondence. Signs official documents of the organization as required. Orients the new Secretary as needed. Makes sure members are notified of Annual General Meetings. In the absence of the Chairperson and Vice-Chairperson, chairs Board meetings until the election of an alternate Chairperson.

Through 6/30/20

Social Media - Marketing Interns

This internship is about engaging our existing fans—and creating lasting relationships with new ones—through creative content on our social media channels. We need you to work with influencers and create content that is attractive and makes people excited to volunteer. What We Need You to Do: Create content, marketing, and campaigns and develop organic content to create quality engagement on our social platforms (Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, etc.). Brainstorm and execute unique strategies to work with celebrities/influencers to drive press and get their fans involved in campaigns. Create compelling social media plans for sponsored campaigns that include social copy for marketing partners and influencers. Create content to promote our ongoing campaigns, both stand-alone and relevant to the influencer who is the face of the campaign. Serve as a social trend spotter for the marketing team, giving us daily insights on what is trending and relevant. Recommend and cultivate relationships with digital influencers and get them involved in our campaigns and become Brand Ambassadors for ChangingDestinationsjte.org. Help develop strategies to help engage members, tell our story better or drive to action. Create pitch materials for talent and outlets. Engage with our current fans and create new ones on Instagram, Snapchat, Facebook, Twitter. We are looking for: Someone incredibly passionate about social change and the organization. Someone who is creative but can also take direction. Excellent communication skills; solid grammar, ability to convey message clearly. Self-starter, ability to work well alone or with others. Someone who is self-motivated and can multi-task. Someone who understands the internet and how young people consume media. Someone who can manage their time in order to hit tight deadlines.

Through 9/9/19

Fundraising Committee for local and International Youth Programs

We are seeking volunteers for our Fundraising Committee to lead the board in efforts that attract money and services needed to carry out the mission of the organization. The Fundraising Committee shall have these duties and responsibilities: Work with the administrator or fiscal sponsor to define the short-term and long-term funding needs of the organization. Plan funding activities for the full board. Review the funding plan to ensure progress toward annual and long-range funding goals. Contribute financial support and encourage others to do so. Identify and recruit community leaders to serve with board members on fundraising committees. Educate the full board on the techniques of planned giving, marketing, seeking grants, and soliciting corporations and individuals. Encourage the participation of the full board in fundraising. Work closely with staff or fiscal sponsor to identify and solicit funds from external sources of support

Through 6/30/20

 


Volunteer Center Serving Howard County is a program of ColumbiaAssociation.