Volunteer opportunities abound

| July 29, 2017
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Many Volunteer positions are available through the Anne Arundel County Volunteer Center. If you do not see an opportunity below that fits your needs, contact the Volunteer Center at info@aacvc.org or 410-897-9207. Check our Website: www.aacvc.org. A few current volunteer opportunities are listed below.

Annapolis Maritime Museum

Are you a lover of the Bay and history buff? Then come join the crew at the Annapolis Maritime Museum. Volunteer guides are needed to lead tours of our historic waterfront facility in Eastport. The Museum is looking for outgoing and dedicated individuals to guide and inspire visitors, Wednesday-Sunday from 11 a.m.-3 p.m.  Extensive training and materials provided. Please call 410 295 0104 x 13, email museum@amaritime.org, or visit amaritime.org. 

Anne Arundel County Department of Social Services  

Are you looking for a new and meaningful volunteer opportunity? The Department’s Representative Payee Program is currently seeking a long-term volunteer to assist with administrative tasks. The ideal candidate would have administrative experience, strong organizational skills, strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to self-manage when necessary. You should expect to work 1-2 days a week, Monday through Thursday. Days and times are flexible. If you’d like to learn more, contact Janice Hicks, Program Coordinator at 410-421-8439 or janice.hicks@maryland.gov.

Anne Arundel Medical Center Auxiliary

The Auxiliary of Anne Arundel Medical Center, 2001 Medical Parkway, Annapolis, needs volunteers ages 18 and older, daytime and evening hours, weekdays and weekends. Positions include opportunities in patient interaction, customer service, and retail assistance.  The auxiliary has been serving the hospital since 1944.  Volunteers are an integral part of AAMC’s mission of providing patient-centered, high quality health care services.  Prospective volunteers are required to pre-register and attend a one-hour orientation. Volunteers at AAMC are asked to give one shift per week at a regular day and time. Accommodation is made for vacation or other leave. Shifts are typically 9am to 12:30pm or 12:30 to 4pm; however, there are opportunities for evening and weekend volunteer work. Volunteer assignments are based on the volunteer’s interest, schedule, and the hospital’s needs. For information and to register, contact the auxiliary office at 443-481-5050 or visit the website: www.askAAMC.org/volunteer.

 

Historic Annapolis Foundation

If you have a love of history and would enjoy sharing it with our visitors, join our dedicated team of volunteers as a docent. You’ll receive all the training you need to become a docent at the William Paca House, a founding father’s home. Docents are also needed at Hogshead, a middling home telling a story of early life in the colonies. Volunteers should be willing to work a minimum of 6 hours (3 shifts) per month during our tour season (March through December). We will happily work around vacations, seasonal residents, and other volunteer opportunities! Weekend docents are especially needed! Training sessions are available this August.Please email or call Volunteer Coordinator Janet Hall for any information on volunteering with Historic Annapolis at janet.hall@annapolis.org or 410.990.4514. Also see website at: http://www.annapolis.org/.

 

Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts

Maryland Hall is holding orientation sessions from 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. Tues., August 22, OR 6:00 – 7:30 p.m., Thurs., August 24, 2017, (attend only one session) in Room 205 for prospective volunteers who will usher at Maryland Hall performances or assist at special events. Ushering requires some standing and walking, excellent customer service, and attendance at an additional training session soon after the orientation training. Special events volunteers will assist with varied events including set up prior to and closing up; each one has different needs such as our upcoming fall Arts Alive Gala and our spring Art Auction. Express Interest at http://aacvc.org/OpportunityCalendar. Questions? Contact Reilly Kelbaugh at rkelbaugh@mdhallarts.org or 410-263-5544; extension 23. If you have not filled out a volunteer application previously, please do so from our web site at https://www.marylandhall.org/volunteers.

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Mt. Olive Community Life Center

This is a program designed to mentor youth within the Greater Parole community to help improve their academic achievement while fostering a positive attitude toward learning.  Mature student volunteers, ages 18 and older, are needed to teach basic skills in math, algebra, geometry, basic computer skills, homework assistance, reading, etc. In addition, volunteers are needed to provide office assistance during the day, and help with building and grounds maintenance. Also needed are individuals with background experience and/or educational training in marketing and grant-writing.  For more information and to volunteer call 410-571-9681 or E-mail moclc@verizon.net. See Facebook page at; https://www.facebook.com/MOCLC.

 

Museum of Maritime Pets, Inc.

The Museum documents and celebrates the role of seafaring animals from ancient times to the present, and promotes safe and humane treatment of animals who live or work on the world’s waterways; it fosters an appreciation of these animals, which include mascots, messengers, companions, pest controllers, hunters, rescuers and workers. There is a current need for volunteers to help with website maintenance, internet research, and fundraising. Most of these projects can be done from home on your computer and telephone. For more information, email info@museumofmaritimepets.org or call 410-829-6616. See web site at: www.museumofmaritimepets.org/.

 

My Brother’s Pantry

My Brother’s Pantry is a food relief organization founded in 1986 to aid the hungry on the Broadneck Peninsula of Anne Arundel County, MD. My Brother’s Pantry provides monthly food aid to more than 130 needy households, ranging from families with children to individual adults and senior citizens. My Brother’s Pantry is a current 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, staffed entirely by volunteers from area congregations. There are a number of areas where My Brother’s Pantry could use volunteer help, including packing and delivering grocery bags during our monthly distributions.  Call 410-757-5190, or apply online at:http://www.mybrotherspantry.org/volunteer.html

 

Success in Style

Success in Style is a nonprofit which helps disadvantaged men and women find employment by providing interview appropriate attire at no cost. Adult volunteer consultants are needed at two Glen Burnie locations (District Courthouse and Glen Burnie Mall) to help find appropriate well-fitting attire from our inventory. In addition, adult Volunteers are needed as retail support to help customers with selections, stock and merchandise inventory, and customer checks. Training will be provided. Teenage and up volunteers are needed for donation processing at our donation center. For more information contact: volunteers@successinstyle.org or 301-498-5035.  See website: www.successinstyle.org for more information and to apply.

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