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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. 

Interested in using your skills when volunteering?

Complete the Volunteer Skills Profile in you Account and indicate you will accept invitations. Organizations can request a Skilled Volunteer Search be done to invite volunteers (thru the system) with the desired skills to view their opportunities.

  1. If you have not already done so, Register as a Volunteer with

  2. Complete your skills profile:

  • Log In at (upper right)

  • Go to For Volunteers (in the blue menu bar) > My Account > Overview > Skills

  • Check “Yes” will ACCEPT INVITATIONS and indicate the MAXIMUM DISTANCE you are willing to travel for a volunteer opportunity.

  • Indicate your skills:

    • Skills are grouped in categories

    • Click the + to expand each category to view specific skills

    • Indicate your skill level

    • Save entries by clicking on “Update” at the bottom of the screen


Partner Organizations are encouraged to reach out to volunteers that have completed Skill Profiles to recruit Skilled Volunteers.  Organizations will not be able to view your specific profile, just search for volunteers with required/requested skills. Organizations can then send you an invitation to view their volunteer opportunity in anticipation that you will respond.

Please be advised that this is a referral process, and further steps may be required prior to being accepted for any position.



Volunteer Center

6310 Hillside Ct.
Columbia, MD 21046