Acts4Youth: equipping at-risk boys with foundational character traits and life skills. Seeking tutors and mentors during a variety of courses like team building, conflict resolution, service projects, goal setting, writing projects and more. All volunteers receive orientation and ongoing support as they work one on one or with small groups of boys ages 9 - 13. When: One day a week - Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday during the semester (September - December and/or February - May). 3:15-4:00 PM for Tutoring & 4:00-5:00 PM for Mentoring Where: Guilford Elementary/Middle School, 4520 York Road, Baltimore, MD 21218 Contact: Kevin Good at 443-527-9982 or firstname.lastname@example.org
AHC Inc. Barclay Greenmount Apartments: addressing the need for more affordable housing in the Baltimore region. Seeking volunteers to tutor at Barclay Greenmount Apartments new after-school tutoring program for children grades K – 6. The children will receive a snack, assistance with homework and tutoring. When: Tuesdays, Wednesdays, & Thursdays from 3:30pm – 5:00 pm Where: 1735 Guilford Ave, Baltimore, MD 21202 Contact: Ava Laye at 443-226-2872 or email@example.com
Art with a Heart: enhancing the lives of people in need through visual art. Seeking teaching assistants to teach art skills and techniques to children from kindergarten to middle school. When: Wednesdays, 1:45-3:00pm (K -5th grade) and 4:30-5:30 (middle school) Where: Patterson Park Public Charter School at 27 N. Lakewood Avenue Contact: Jaime Kauffman at 410-366-8886 or firstname.lastname@example.org
AVID (Advancement via Individual Determination) Tutors: preparing all students for college readiness and success in a global society Seeking tutors. As students from colleges and universities, tutors receive formal training and also serve as role models. When: Tutorial sessions are scheduled twice a week during the AVID elective class in the high schools. Where: Locations vary at high schools throughout Baltimore City Contact: Brianna McMullen at email@example.com
Boys Hope Girls Hope of Baltimore: running a group-home style college access program for middle and high school students who are serious about their academics, but whose home environments are not conducive to them reaching their full potential.
Seeking tutors for middle and high school students in any subject. Chinese and Spanish tutors are needed the most! When: After school, flexible Where: 3700 E. Northern Parkway, Baltimore, MD 21206 Contact: Clare Elliott at firstname.lastname@example.org or 443-676-8948
Baltimore Supper Club Initiative: connecting adults with juveniles in the justice system. Seeking volunteers for this great opportunity to serve at-risk adolescents in the Baltimore area. Supper Club bridges adult volunteers from diverse backgrounds to youth 13 to 17 years of age involved in the justice system. It re-creates, within juvenile justice facilities, the meal-time ritual of family members sitting down to share supper and conversation around the dinner table on a regular basis. When: Supper Club starts at 5:30pm or 6pm. Four Options 1) one-hour once a week, for three months (12 hours total)
2) one-hour twice a week, for one month (8 hours total)
3) one-hour once a week, for two months (8 hours total)
4) we can work with a volunteer group (not individual volunteers) to customize a regular schedule while still maximizing interaction with the same youth Where: Baltimore City Juvenile Justice Center Contact: Vu Dang, Vu.Dang@baltimorecity.gov
Boys Hope Girls Hope of Baltimore: running a group-home style college access program for middle and high school students who are serious about their academics, but whose home environments are not conducive to them reaching their full potential. Seeking tutors for middle and high school students in any subject. Chinese and Spanish tutors are needed the most! When: After school, flexible Where: 3700 E. Northern Parkway, Baltimore, MD 21206 Contact: Denise Williams at email@example.com or 443-676-8948
C.C Jackson Boys and Girls Club:helping to shape the lives of thousands of young children and youth through development programs and services with an emphasis on educational and prevention programming. Seeking tutors and mentors for an afterschool program that runs for our youth; we are in need of volunteers to assist our members with their homework - we call this PowerHour! When: 2:45p-6:00pm, Monday-Friday Where: 4910 Park Heights Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21215 Contact: Teri L. Joyner-Johnson at firstname.lastname@example.org or 410-466-0142
Catonsville Mentoring Program for Children Seeking students interested in serving are asked to spend time with a special needs class of about 15 students. The tasks will include mentoring students, helping with homework, developing realistic goals for the future, and spending time with them as a big brother/big sister. When: Volunteers are asked to serve for one to two hours per week throughout the year. Where: Catonsville Elementary School Contact: Mike Keller, email@example.com
CHIP Mentoring Program: matches children whose parents are incarcerated with mentors from the community, to provide stability, support, and friendship. Seeking volunteers to mentor children whose parents are incarcerated. If you have a passion for helping children from a dysfunctional home or are planning on a career in criminal justice, social work, or psychology this is an ideal program to get involved with. When: Volunteers may serve at their convenience. Where: 2505 N. Charles St, Baltimore, MD Contact: Sarah Kennedy, firstname.lastname@example.org, 410-889-5072
ConneXions Tutoring:is a public charter school founded in 2002 with a mission to cultivate academic and artistic excellence, cultural identity and community awareness Seeking college students to mentor and tutor middle and high school students in the artistic and academic subjects as well as help prepare them for professional life. This program provides a great opportunity for teaching experience and will help college students get a feel for life as a teacher in an urban environment. If you're interested in being a role model and helping to promote a long-term relationship with ConneXions and Towson University this is a great program! When: At least 2 days a week from 3:30pm-5:30pm Where: ConneXions School for the Arts, 2801 North Dukeland St, Baltimore, MD Contact: Martrice Gandy, Volunteer Coordinator, email@example.com Cristo Rey Jesuit High School: tapping the promise and profound energy of our young people. Seeking tutors for academic support in math and science, writing and humanities, as well as volunteers for athletic, ceramics, choir and library assistants, and drivers. When: Any time between 11:00-3:30pm daily (library assistance)
3:30-4:30pm M, T, Th, F (math, science, writing, humanities tutors)
3:30-5:30pm daily (athletic assistants)
3:30-5:00pm Thursdays (ceramics assistant)
4:00-6:30pm Mondays or Tuesdays; Thursdays 5:00-7:30 pm (drivers) Where: 420 South Chester St., Baltimore MD 21231 Contact: Dawn M. Strickland at 410-727-3255 ext. 1014 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Digital Harbor High School:preparing students for technology careers, college and responsible citizenship Seeking Saturday School Tutors at Digital Harbor. We would love to have on-going volunteers come back each week in order to develop relationships with our students, but if you can only make it once or twice, we most certainly won't turn you away. Volunteers would work one-on-one with students to help improve their High School Assessment scores, which they need to graduate. When: Saturday School is held on Saturday mornings from 9am-12pm. Where: Digital Harbor High School 1100 Covington Street Baltimore, MD 21210 Contact: Marie McSweeney at email@example.com or (443) 984-1256.
The Dream House: decreasing the negative acts that youth are exposed to after school. Seeking a Tutor/Mentor for High School Students. The college students should be available the same day(s) each week in order to provide consistency. College students will be paired one-to one to help high school students with homework, provide guidance with regards to applying for colleges, and much more! When: Mondays-Thursdays from 4:30pm to 5:30pm Where: 1430 Carswell St., Baltimore, MD 21218 Contact: Kristina Berdan at 410-952-7003 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Also seeking workshop leaders to teach a class on something they love to students during our after school programs. The students range in age from 6-18 years old; the workshop leader will be able to decide what they want to teach, which age they want to teach, how many students they want to teach, when they want to teach, and for how long they want to teach. Everyone interested in teaching a workshop will attend a training workshop where they'll get help in developing their ideas, planning the lessons, and managing the students. They will also be paired with a high school or middle school student who will help them teach the class and will take care of all the needed paperwork. This is a wonderful opportunity to develop teaching skills and share something you love with interested Baltimore city students. In the past we've had workshops on poetry, drama, cooking, and art--and they've all been incredibly popular! When: Workshops will be held after school, starting in Fall 2012. They will be up to an hour and a half long, between 4:30 and 8:00 pm. The Workshop leader will be able to decide on the time, date, and length of the workshop, as well as whether they want to teach one class or a series of classes. Where: 1430 Carswell St. in northeast Baltimore. Contact: Elizabeth Weber at email@example.com
Girl Scouts of Central Maryland: building girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place. Seeking a volunteer interested in the areas of the GSCM Store, volunteer Resource Center, and regular Council Duties – filing, etc. assisting the VP, data entry and filing. When: Monday-Friday 8:30-5:00pm, flexible Where: 4806 Seton Drive, Baltimore, MD 21215 Contact: Lauren Geskey at 410-358-9711 ext. 218 or firstname.lastname@example.org OR Meghan Laschinger at email@example.com or 410.358.9711 ext. 219
Seeking In-School Program Specialist When: School Day Where: Baltimore City and County About: 10 people for hour long in-school programs, 1 hour weekly for as many as 6 weeks or as little as 1. There is some travel, and we will train you.
Seeking In-School Survey Administrator Where: Baltimore City, Baltimore County, Anne Arundel County, Owings Mills, Harford County, & Howard County About: In school survey administrator: 1 person for every school program to gather info and feedback from the girls in the program. Grades K-5, needed for one hour the first and last week of the six week program. Will need to be an approved/screened volunteer. Contact: Candace Baker firstname.lastname@example.org, 410-358-9711 ext. 259
Seeking Troop Leaders When: Flexible Where: Baltimore City About: Volunteers needed for ALL GRADE levels in Baltimore City, troops have not yet formed so scheduling is flexible. Contact: Tiesha Maynor email@example.com, 410-358-9711 ext 236
Seeking Troop Leaders & Mentors When: Flexible Where: West view, Woodbridge, and Edmonson Heights areas (Western side of Baltimore County) and Dundalk, Turner's Station, Sparrow's Point, and Edgemere areas. (South eastern side of Baltimore County) About: Troop leaders/mentors needed for ALL GRADE levels in, West view, Woodbridge, and Edmonson Heights areas. (Western side of Baltimore County) Troop leaders/mentors needed for ALL GRADE levels in, Dundalk, Turner's Station, Sparrow's Point, and Edgemere areas. (South eastern side of Baltimore County) Troops have not yet formed so scheduling is flexible. Contact: Denise Bell firstname.lastname@example.org 410-358-9711 ext 212
Seeking volunteers to assist with the Girl Scouts Beyond Bars Program When: 1st and 3rd Saturday of every month 9:30a - 11a or 11a-1p Where: Jessup - Beyond Bars Program 7943 Brockbridge Road, Jessup, Maryland 20794 About: The goals of GSBB are to lessen the impact of parental separation due to incarceration, to foster the personal and social development of girls and their mothers, and to provide girls with the opportunity to participate with their parents in the Girl Scout Leadership Experience. We need a Troop Leader and Co-Troop Leader for 2 troops within the Beyond Bars Program 11a - 1p and Life skills trainers from 9:30am - 11am Contact: Emma Williams email@example.com 410-358-9711 ext 244
Seeking volunteers to help move furniture and other material and organize inventory. When: Monday to Saturday, 9am-5pm Where: 1) 505 Kane Street, Baltimore, MD 21224 2) 3741 Commerce Drive, Halethorpe, MD 21227 3) 8101 Ft. Smallwood Rd., Pasadena, MD 21226 About: The ReStores of Habitat for Humanity of the Chesapeake have been growing rapidly and we need more volunteers to help us maintain our expansion and influence in our community. Volunteers will help the ReStores organize inventory, clean and tidy up the sales floor, run the cash register, move furniture and other material, and greet and assist customers. Volunteers will also have the chance if they wish to take part in daily donation pickups with the donation pickup team. To do so, volunteers will have to be able to pick up and move at least 50 pounds. We like volunteers to help us out in 4 hour shifts. This way, volunteers are able to become familiar with how the ReStores work and are able to get significant and impactful tasks completed! Contact: Tyler Woodward, 410-633-0505, firstname.lastname@example.org, or Heather Cummings, 443-297-5141, email@example.com, http://www.chesapeakerestore.org/
Higher Achievement: closing the opportunity gap for middle school youth Seeking volunteers to teach a small group of 5th or 6th graders in a core academic subject: Math, Literature, or Elective Seminar. You do not need to have any prior teaching experience to be a Mentor and the curriculum is pre-developed and highly-structured. All we ask of you is your time and your energy. You will be a role model to your scholars, and you will play an important part in their lives as you develop relationships with them. Mentors work with three scholars one evening per week during the school year. When: 6:00pm to 8:15 pm Where: Edgecombe Circle Elementary/ Middle School Contact: Emily Rafal at 410-752-7753
Hillcrest Elementary School Behavior Learning Support Program - teaching students the importance of leadership and citizenship while providing assistance with meeting the standards of a structured academic curriculum. Seeking volunteers to assist with mentoring students and teaching them positive behavioral skills When: Monday to Friday, 3:30-5:30 pm Where: Hillcrest Elementary School 1500 Frederick Road Catonsville, MD 21228 About: Through highly structured academic instruction and built-in opportunities for pro-social growth, the learners in the program are able to meet the requirements and standards of the core curriculum and general education population. In addition to the strong academic and proactive behavioral instruction, the Behavior and Learning Support program works to create events and opportunities for community involvement, teaching the children about perseverance, leadership, and citizenship. Contact: Tori Fonder at 410-887-0820
Marie G Farring Elementary-Middle School: caring about the whole child: academically, emotionally, and socially. Seeking volunteers to assist our elementary school students in grades 1-3 with reading and math skills. Tutoring will be conducted in partnership with the teachers, and there are opportunities available during the school day or directly after school. Volunteers may be assisting students one-on-one or in small groups of 4 to 5. When: At this point there is a lot of flexibility, and the school is willing to accommodate whatever time the volunteers have available. The school day is 7:45am - 2:45pm, Monday-Friday. During the school day is great, or after school between 3-4pm would be best. Where: 300 Pontiac Avenue Baltimore, MD 21225 Contact: Jennifer Loken at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 512-470-4777
Mentoring Young Musicians: providing an opportunity for musicians to make a difference in the lives of Baltimore City youth through music When: Mentors would work with students for 45 minutes to an hour on a weekly basis. Availability is needed either on any weekday afternoon between 3:45 and 6pm or Saturday morning between 10 am and 12pm. Where: Mother Seton Academy, 2215 Greenmount Ave., Baltimore 21218
About: We need mentors interested in teaching piano, violin, flute, clarinet, saxophone, trumpet, guitar, trombone, percussion or voice. This is an opportunity to share the values of good musicianship and the joys of being a musician. Mentors give basic instrumental instruction. Contact: Lisa M. Perkowski, at email@example.com or 410-563-2833 ext. 239.
National Guard Youth Foundation: giving America’s at-risk youth a second chance – the National Guard Youth ChalleNGe Program. Seeking a volunteer mentor to guide the ChalleNGe cadet on work environment/soft skills, including how to fill out a job application, etc. (All mentors will receive a guideline for mentoring a ChalleNGe cadet.) When: We recommend 2-3 mentor visits per residential phase, an ideal timeframe for both the mentor and the Maryland ChalleNGe Program (January-June and July-December). Where: Aberdeen Proving Grounds Contact: Kara Schutter at firstname.lastname@example.org or (703) 684-5437
Playworks: providing safe, healthy playtime at low-income schools to create a positive environment for teaching and learning Seeking interested volunteers to serve at recess. Volunteers must complete a 2.5 hour training to be eligible for this opportunity. All volunteers must pass the Baltimore City Schools and Playworks screening requirements, background check and National Sex Offender Check. When: Monday-Friday, Times vary based on volunteer opportunity Where: Volunteer opportunities are available throughout Baltimore. Contact: Amanda Gambill at email@example.com
Salvation Army Youth Program: works with inner city youth teaching music, dance, arts, and character development. Seeking volunteers to work with at-risk youth, so the majority of volunteering will be with mentoring and counseling to help prepare them for a better future. Volunteers who are interested must complete a short training session that is offered on site. Anyone interested in teaching or who loves kids, is most welcome to come and volunteer! When: Each Tuesday from 5:30pm-7:30pm Where: The Salvation Army 3401 Roland Ave. Baltimore MD 21211 Contact: Liz Blusiewicz (410)382-3671, Liz_Blusiewicz@uss.salvationarmy.org
The SEED School of Maryland: presenting deserving students from across the state with an extraordinary opportunity to receive a tuition-free education that prepares them for success in college and beyond. Seeking Administrative Support Assistants to answer phones, make copies, and perform basic data entry. The skills needed for this position are organizational skills and professionalism. When: The length of the commitment and schedule are flexible. Seeking mentors to create a one-on-one bond with a SEED student in need of a role model, emotional support, or just someone to talk to! These volunteers will report directly to Elizabeth Wulbrecht, one of SEED’s daytime school counselors. Mentors are also required to go through a brief training with Mrs. Wulbrecht and must complete a background check and be fingerprinted prior to meeting one-on-one with students. Mentors should be caring, fun, consistent, and a positive role model for students. When: Scheduling is flexible, but all meetings will occur Monday through Friday. Mentors are asked to commit to a minimum of one hour every other week for the entire school year.
Seeking Recruitment Assistants to assist with requests for information about the school, review student applications, and prepare recruitment mailings. They will report directly to Nedra Davis. Recruitment Volunteers should be consistent and have good organizational and communications skills. When: The schedule for this opportunity is flexible.
Seeking a tutor to work with students on a one-on-one basis to help them complete their homework assignments, prepare for exams, and develop study skills. Tutors will report directly to Dara Goldberg. Tutors are also required to go through a brief training with Ms. Goldberg and must complete a background and be fingerprinted check prior to meeting one-on-one with students. No experience teaching or tutoring is required. Tutors should be patient, creative, supportive, and a positive role model for students. When: Scheduling is flexible, but all sessions will occur Monday through Thursday, preferably after 4:00pm. Tutors are asked to commit to a minimum of one hour every other week for the entire school year. Where: 200 Font Hill Avenue Baltimore, MD 21223 Contact: Dara Goldberg at DGoldberg@seedschoolmd.org or (410) 843-9477 ext. 530
SquashWise: providing long-term academic and social support to underserved students in Baltimore City, combining intensive tutoring with coaching in the sport of squash as the incentive for academic success Seeking Academic Volunteers: You will receive direction from our academic director, Matt Skarzynski, and work with a group of 1-2 students at a time on homework assignments, test prep, and supplemental educational projects from SquashWise. No prior tutoring experience is required. Seeking Squash Coaches: As a squash volunteer, you will receive direction from our squash director, Hope Blinkoff, and will be on a court with 1-4 students at a time working on basic racquet skills, fitness, and match play with more advanced students. A basic knowledge of the game is required. When: Mondays 1:30pm-3:30pm, Wednesdays 12:30pm-2:30pm and/or 3:30pm-6:00pm, Fridays 3:30pm-6:00pm Where: Meadow Mill Athletic Club, 3600 Clipper Mill Rd. Ste. 107, Baltimore, MD 21211
(Light Rail Accessible--Woodberry stop) Contact: Ayana Harlee at 443-682-7126 or firstname.lastname@example.org
St. Vincent de Paul of Baltimore: Growing Minds, a program of St. Vincent de Paul of Baltimore, is an after-school academic and enrichment program in the Park Heights community of Baltimore that prepares youth for college and career readiness. Seeking: After-School Classroom Helpers to assist students, individually or in small groups, with lesson assignments (i.e. listen to students read, homework help, enrichment exercises) for the purpose of practicing and/or reinforcing learning concepts from their daily academic routines, assist the teacher in implementing the curriculum, assist the teacher in creating a positive learning environment, assist the teacher in other areas as needed. When: Monday through Thursday, 3:00pm – 6:00pm Where: St. Vincent de Paul of Baltimore: Growing Minds
MLK Elementary/Middle School
3750 Greenspring Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21211 Contact: Douglas Allers at 410.225.0870, ext. 106 or email@example.com
U.S. Dream Academy's Baltimore Learning Center: helping our nation's children reach for their dreams. Through academic, social, and values enrichment, we empower those children most at risk of incarceration to believe in themselves and to succeed. Seeking volunteers for one-on-one tutoring, homework help, and office work. We are also interested in introducing our DreamKids and their families to new professions and skill sets, so we welcome your participation at a Fulfilled Family Initiative event. When: One hour a week, and a one year commitment. However, we are also in need of volunteers to assist with homework a few hours a week, for a three month commitment as well. Where: Pimlico Elementary/Middle School, 4849 Pimlico Road Baltimore, MD 21215 Contact: Alyssa Brumis at firstname.lastname@example.org or (410) 610-1428.
The Youth Dreamers: decreasing the negative acts that youth are exposed to after school. Seeking mentors to help to create a new mentoring program for middle and high school students. The students are part of The Youth Dreamers Inc., a youth-founded and led non-profit which runs after school programs at The Dream House. Our students tutor and mentor elementary school students, volunteer in the community, and develop leadership skills through operating the youth center, but they also need help with their schoolwork and navigating the college search and admissions process. Mentors and students will work together over the course of a semester to meet goals that they decide on together, and the mentors will give the students support and guidance and serve as a positive role model. We will ask mentors to commit to mentoring sessions twice a week. When: Mentoring sessions will be held after school Monday through Thursday between 4:30 and 6:00--mentors and students will decide together which days of the week work best for both of their schedules. We are recruiting mentors for next fall, so students who may be interested but aren't sure of their schedules or availability should still get in touch so we can keep them updated! Where: 1430 Carswell St, in northeast Baltimore. Contact: Elizabeth Weber at email@example.com or 774-757-7582
4K for Cancer: enhancing lives by supporting, educating and connecting young adults, and their loved ones, affected by cancer Seeking cyclists. We just completed our tenth summer of running cross country (Baltimore to San Francisco) rides. Each ride typically has 30 college-aged cyclists. We added two additional cross country rides - Baltimore to Seattle and Baltimore to Portland with a total of between 90 and 120 riders. During the ride we visit cancer patients, cancer centers, hospices, churches, community centers, and colleges with the goal of uniting communities in the fight against cancer. Find out more on their websites - www.4kforcancer.org and cycleinspireunite.org. When: Dates vary based on trips Where: Cross-Country Contact: David Conover at firstname.lastname@example.org
Alternative Directions: serving people in prison and individuals returning home after incarceration Seeking volunteers on an ongoing basis. Most of the work is administrative in nature, but others are specifically oriented toward helping us plan and run the annual fundraising celebration that occurs in September. The tasks would include: scheduling appointments, assisting the Executive Director, assisting Board Members, assisting the event planning committee, contacting funders, assisting with the website, and following up with former clients. When: 8:30am-5pm Monday through Friday Where: 2505 N. Charles St. Baltimore, MD 21218 Contact: Michelle Kelly at 410-889-5072
Baltimore Humane Society: providing a temporary home, a safe refuge, and care for unwanted and homeless animals Seeking Adoption Event Volunteers who enjoy talking to people, have a strong desire to help homeless dogs and cats find a home, and can give at least one weekend day each month. The Baltimore Humane Society attends adoption events at all sorts of venues including pet stores, Wal-Mart, farmer's markets, fairs, and festivals. These are great opportunities for us to make the public aware of our work and to find potential homes for our homeless dogs and cats. Requirements: willing to give up your day; have a car; take two dog handling classes and one event training class. When: flexible Where: flexible Contact: Wendy at 410-833-8834 ext.202 or email email@example.com.
Domestic Violence Center:reducing the harm and effects of domestic violence while working toward its elimination in Howard County Seeking a volunteer for responding to Howard County General Hospital to provide comfort, support, and advocacy for recent victims of sexual assault. Volunteer opportunities consist of childcare assistants, special event assistants, and program assistants. When: Weekdays, 9-5pm (times may vary depending on volunteer opportunity) Where: 5457 Twin Knolls Rd, Suite 310, Columbia, MD 21045. Contact: Susan Badra at 410-997-0304 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Eat Healthy Live Healthy Urban Garden: aiming to provide fresh produce and educational opportunities to the Cherry Hill community of south Baltimore Seeking volunteers to perform hands-on tasks such as weeding, planting, and landscaping. Volunteer work will be performed outside, in the garden, under the guidance of the program director and resident farmers. No prior knowledge required; just a willingness to learn and work! Come for all or part of the shift. This opportunity is ongoing, but one-time volunteers are welcome. Don’t see anything that’s right for you? Let us know what your skills and interests are, and we will figure out how to put you to work. All are welcome to volunteer at this site, regardless of age or ability. Children should be accompanied by an adult. Training and equipment will be provided for all volunteers. Please wear closed toe shoes, long pants, and sunscreen and a hat to protect from the sun. When: Saturdays, 9am – 1pm | Weekdays as scheduled (contact Juanita) Where: 900 Cherry Hill Road (at Veronica Avenue) Contact: Juanita Ewell at 410-355-1020
Futuro Latino Learning Center: providing educational opportunities to the Hispanic community of northern Baltimore County
Seeking volunteers to instruct and/or assist in a free English as a Second Language, computer literacy, conversation, and children’s cultural classes to Latino immigrants in Baltimore County. When: Saturdays from 11am-5pm Where: Goucher College, 1021 Dulaney Valley Road, Baltimore, MD 21204, 4th floor Athenaeum Contact: Emily Dowdell at (410) 337-3013 or email@example.com
Hearing & Speech Agency:providing hearing and speech services, offers an information resource center and advocates for people of all ages with communication disorders/disabilities. Seeking an HR Volunteer or Intern proficient in Word 7 and Excel with accurate data entry and attention to detail. Update Employee Handbook, Policies & Procedures, I-9s, Welcome packets, Open Enrollment of Health Benefits (month of June), HR personnel file set-up/filing, credentialing tracking, and the occasional STD and Workers Comp cases. Work with teaching staff, clinical professionals (SLP, OT, PT, and Audiologists), Independent contractual ASL interpreters, and support staff. Must have a criminal background check for child care through MD CJIS and FBI plus a negative PPD (TB) Test documentation within last 12 months. When: Ongoing: Working with HR Manager in a 1-person nonprofit HR Dept.
9 AM -- 4:30 M-F (flexible with class hours and demands) Where: Seton Business Park 5900 Metro Drive, Baltimore, MD 21215 Contact: Dianne McCullen at 410-318-6780 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Lorien-Mays Chapel Health Center: nursing and rehabilitation facility Seeking a volunteer in the Activity/Recreation Department to work with the senior population performing activities with staff, clerical and general opportunities. When: 10-5pm, Monday through Sunday Where: 12230 Roundwood Road, Timonium, MD 21093 Contact: Katie Shade at 410-252-0880 x1309 or email@example.com
Maryland Children’s Alliance, Inc.: the non-profit coalition of child advocacy centers Seeking volunteers for administrative work, development and fundraising, marketing, fundraising, mailing lists, identifying corporate sponsors, conference volunteers, dinner/dance volunteers, grant writing, legislative watch, newsletter, and research. When: Monday-Friday, 8:00-5:00, flexible hours Where: Bel Air, MD Contact: Laurie Meyers at 410-877-5376 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Planned Parenthood of Maryland:providing comprehensive reproductive and complementary health care services in settings which preserve and protect the essential privacy and rights of each individual Seeking an Administrative Volunteer. Come support PPM for a night of socializing with fellow volunteers and PPM supporters while completing administrative projects including anything from compiling packets to assembling bags of take-aways for Health Center clients! Your participation in these Volunteer Nights will help the PPM staff working directly with clients in our Health Centers, the Educators teaching middle and high schoolers in Baltimore, and staff throughout the organization! There will also be a fun and educational component such as a film. Groups and individuals are welcome and encouraged to participate! When: The first Wednesday of each month at 5:30 pm. There are also non-regularly scheduled Administrative Volunteer needs that arise. Where: 330 N. Howard St., Baltimore, MD 21201 Contact: If you are interested in becoming a PPM Volunteer, please apply on our website at plannedparenthood.org/maryland, click on the Volunteer tab, and apply for the PPM Administrative Volunteer position. If you have any questions or concerns, contact the Volunteer Coordinator: Jordan Silverman at 410-576-2171 or Jordan.Silverman@ppmaryland.org
Ruth’s Closet - House of Ruth: helping thousands of battered women and their children find the safety and security that so many of us take for granted Seeking volunteers at Ruth’s Closet -a resale boutique selling upscale, gently used and new women’s clothing and accessories. Sales revenue from Ruth’s Closet will support House of Ruth Maryland’s programs and services for battered women and their children, as well as create work experience opportunities for domestic violence survivors. When: 11-2pm or 1:30-5:30pm Where: Valley Village Shopping Center, 9131 Reisterstown Road, Owings Mills, MD 21117 Contact: Terri Wurmser at email@example.com or 410-261-3027
Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care of Maryland: engendering hope in the lives of its patients and their family members Seeking volunteers to journey with individuals facing an end-of-life illness. Our volunteers provide friendly visits for companionship with clients in nursing homes, assisted living centers or the client's home. The role of the volunteer is what the volunteer is comfortable with. There is a volunteer training that must be completed, along with paperwork required for a volunteer file. A PPD test (TB) will be administered at the beginning of training. Training can be flexible to accommodate schedules. When: This is an on-going volunteer opportunity arranged around the schedule of the volunteer. Where: Seasons provides hospice services throughout most of the state of Maryland, so your volunteer service will be close to your own home, serving clients in your own community. Contact: Carol Small at 410-689-7400 or firstname.lastname@example.org
United Cerebral Palsy of Central Maryland:supporting individuals with disabilities in achieving independence, productivity, and the quality of life they seek
Seeking a long-term volunteer to assist with administrative tasks in the human resources department at the United Cerebral Palsy of Central Maryland. Help organize and streamline electronic information. When: 8:30am - 4pm, flexible Where: 11350 McCormick Road, Hunt Valley, MD Contact: Cathy Bradley at 410-484-4540 ex.2468 or email@example.com
Weinberg Senior Living: providing quality, affordable apartments for seniors and younger residents with disabilities Seeking Computer Tutors – to assist English speaking or Russian speaking seniors with basic computer skills; Seeking Arts and Crafts Leaders - Lead a small group of senior residents in meaningful Arts and Crafts projects that provide socialization opportunities and creative expression; Seeking Chess Instructors - Support a small chess club by teaching strategies and encouraging participation; Seeking Eating Club Organizer - Help a small group of residents maintain an eating together program in their community room; Seeking Multi-Media Presentation Designer - To assist us in our goal to promote volunteerism, Weinberg Senior Living is looking for a volunteer who would like to produce a multimedia presentation that captures our resident volunteers at work in their communities. The final product will be shown to residents in thirteen Weinberg Buildings to encourage seniors to become active and giving members of their communities. When: Times vary based on volunteer opportunity Where: Weinberg Senior Living has 13 communities throughout North West Baltimore City & County Contact: Cindy Zonies at 410-363-8655 or firstname.lastname@example.org
CASA Program to assist Maryland Dreamers: organizes and advocates with its thousands of individual members and provides direct services in the areas of employment placement, workforce development and training, financial literacy, adult ESOL and Spanish literacy instruction, citizenship and legal services, health education, and human services navigation at its 5 welcome centers, three training centers Seeking volunteers to assist in preparing youth from deportation as a result of President Obama's announcement regarding Deferred Action This is a program initiated by President Obama to assist eligible students and their parents for deferred action and work requirements. Informational workshops will be conducted in schools, churches, and other community centers to inform students of the necessary paperwork and requirements.. The volunteers will assist legal staffs who are preparing the applications for students across Maryland as well as assisting students in preparing their application packages. When: A training session will be held weekly, weekday sessions and on Saturdays. Where: CASA Multicultural Center Langley Park, MD Contact: Elizabeth Alex, (410) 732-7777, www.casademaryland.org
Esperanza Center: providing Immigration Legal Services Seeking Immigration Legal Services volunteer: Volunteer attorneys with or without immigration law experience; Clerical volunteers to assist with client communication duties such as helping clients complete consult questionnaires, writing notification letters, greet and response to client inquires, etc.; Translators and interpreters (English/Spanish) to interpret at USCIS interviews, translate documents, etc.; Receptionist to assist with data collection, creation of flyers, answers phones, etc; Seeking Health Services volunteer: Physicians, nurse practitioners, and other health care professionals; Dental Assistant, Dental Hygienist; Interpreters –Spanish/English; Health Services Receptionist Spanish and English; Seeking Community Services volunteer: General volunteers to welcome clients to the Center, input data into our ETO system, etc.; Receptionists to provide additional customer service assistance, such as returning calls, interpreting, etc.; General volunteers to assist clients in filling out forms, create letters, and create resumes; Seeking English as a Second Language volunteer: Teach conversational English to mostly Hispanic students - one-on-one, small group & media lab; Create teaching materials to supplement curriculum; Help with data entry and other administrative tasks as assign. *Bilingual (Spanish/English) Required; When: Monday - Friday from 8:30 - 4:30 p.m. We also have evening volunteer opportunities on Tuesdays and Thursday from 6:30 - 9:00 p.m. All volunteers must be at the Center by 6:15 p.m. Where: 430 S. Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21231 (Fells Point) Contact: Francisco Plasencia at 443-825-3423 or email@example.com
Franciscan Center: providing emergency assistance and supportive outreach to persons who are economically disenfranchised in an effort to assist them in realizing their self-worth and dignity as people of God. Seeking committed volunteers to work in direct service in our lunch and food pantry programs and in support services for our administrative offices, reception desk and Technology Resource Center. When: Monday through Thursday- 10am to 1pm, and occasional weekend volunteers for special projects. Where: 101 W. 23 Street, Baltimore, MD 21218 Contact: Marian Lewis at 410-467-5340 ext. 104 or facebook.com/fcbmore.
Habitat for Humanity of the Chesapeake (HFHC): bringing people together to build decent, affordable homes that change lives, empower families, and strengthen communities Seeking volunteers for Building on Site, Youth Service Saturday (YSS), Youth Groups, Youth United, New Partnership/Club Formation When: Times vary based on the volunteer opportunity Where: Site locations vary based on the project Contact: Matt Herzberg at 410-366-1250 x111 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Haircuts and Healthcare for the Homeless: Health Care for the Homeless (HCH) works to prevent and end homelessness for vulnerable individuals and families by providing quality, integrated health care and promoting access to affordable housing and sustainable incomes through direct service, advocacy, and community engagement. Seeking volunteers to make Health Care for the Homeless clients feel good and look great by providing barber services at the Monday Men's Group! Description of duties: provide trims, haircuts, shape-ups in a positive, supportive atmosphere. This is an excellent opportunity to help homeless clients' looks their best as they try to get back on their feet by going for job interviews. Volunteers interested in this position must have a registered barber's license. When: Weekdays all year round. Where: 421 Fallsway Baltimore, MD 21202 Contact: Bilqis Rock, at 410-837-5533or www.hchmd.org/
Homeless Resource Center: serving homeless individuals of Baltimore by providing life-sustaining services and offering jobs, housing and recovery from addiction. Seeking (When): Volunteer Peace- Keeper (Anytime); Volunteer Translator (Anytime); Legal Assistant Volunteer (Anytime); Resume Building Volunteer (once a week for 1hr); Job Search Volunteer (once a week for 1hr); Volunteer Laundry Assistant (3:00pm-5:00pm Sun-Sat); Volunteer Bedding Assistant (3:00pm-5:00pm Sun-Sat); Volunteer Grievance Investigator (M-F anytime); Intake Volunteer (3:00pm-5:00pm Sun-Sat); Dinner Servers (5:00pm-7:00pm Sun-Sat); Breakfast Servers (5:00am-6:00am Sun-Sat) Where: 620 Fallsway, Baltimore, MD 21202 Contact: Ashlee Philyaw at email@example.com or (410) 947-7900 x201 (call Wednesdays & Fridays 10am-12pm)
Maryland Food Bank: coordinating the procurement and distribution of food donations from manufacturers, wholesalers, retailers and government agencies to organizations providing free food to the state's hungry. Seeking Kitchen Volunteers. We have a very crucial need for groups of 3-8 people to come work in the Community Kitchen to sort and pack prepared food. When: Monday through Friday, 9am-12 noon or 12 noon- 3pm.
Seeking a Warehouse Volunteer. We need groups of 12-25 people to sort and pack donated food items that will then go out to our agencies who serve those in need. When: Monday through Friday, 9am - 12 noon or 1pm - 4pm Where: 2200 Halethorpe Farms Road, Baltimore, MD 21227 Contact: Jill Kusner at 410.737.8282 ext. 232 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Moveable Feast: bringing healthy food to Marylanders living with HIV/AIDS, breast cancer, and other life-threatening conditions. Seeking a kitchen assistant to help prepare and package meals. They will be working in an industrial kitchen, but no experience is necessary. Volunteers should make sure to wear closed-toe shoes and tops with sleeves. Volunteers can come in groups of up to fifteen at a time. When: Our kitchens are open every weekday from 9am to 3pm at the latest and every weekend from 10am to 1pm. On weekdays, volunteers are asked to start shifts at 9am or 12 noon, but can stay as long as they want. General volunteer orientations are Mondays at 10am, but other times can be arranged. Where: 901 N. Milton Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21205 Contact: Jon Law at 410-327-3420 ext. 35 or email@example.com
Seeking a Delivery Driver who will work with Moveable Feast to determine when and where they want to deliver. They will then be assigned a route with typically two to four stops to which they are to deliver meals that they pick up from our location in Baltimore that morning.
The actual delivery route normally takes no more than an hour of a volunteer's time. When: Deliveries are picked up from Moveable Feast Monday through Friday, 9am to 12pm or 1pm at the latest. Where: 901 N. Milton Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21205 - This is where the orientation will be and where deliveries will be picked up, but the volunteer can determine where they want to deliver to, such as the Towson area in Baltimore County, etc. Contact: Jonathan Law at 410-327-3420 ext. 35 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Seeking a Team Captain to serve as the liaison between volunteers and chef who will coordinate volunteers for the day. Team Captain reports to the chef each day and coordinates volunteers. Team Captain must be mature and able to lead a diverse group of volunteers. When: Monday-Friday 8:30a-1:30p, Sat-Sun: 9:30a-2:00p Volunteers expected to serve regularly, 1 - 4 times per month. Where: 901 N. Milton Ave. Baltimore, MD 21203 Contact: HopeSprings Office at 410-323-0005 or email@example.com
My Sister’s Place Women’s Center: offering numerous resources for the women in the community as a day shelter and soup kitchen Seeking volunteers to work at the Meal Service Program. Our biggest need is for breakfast’ volunteers are also needed for dinner. You will be serving the meal to our clients, which can be between 60-100 people per meal. Volunteers are asked to set the dining area up, serve the food and clean up before leaving. When: Breakfast from 7-9am, lunch 11-1pm or dinner 4-6pm; seven days a week. Where: 17 W. Franklin St. Baltimore, MD. Contact: Audra DiStefano at firstname.lastname@example.org or 410-659-3746.
Our Daily Bread: serving the needy in Baltimore for over 30 years Seeking volunteers in the soup kitchen, employment center, or GED tutoring sessions. When: flexible Where: 725 Fallsway, Baltimore, MD 21202 Contact: Greg Morris at 443-986-9031 or email@example.com
St. Francis Neighborhood Center: striving to give people hope for a better tomorrow by providing them with the tools they need for a better today! Seeking volunteers for a youth development program called The Power Project in order to increase the academic performance and motivation of young people in the neighborhood. St. Francis also has several other volunteer opportunities available for students looking for hands on experience putting their skills and talents to use, making positive changes in our city. When: Monday-Thursday from 3:00-6:00pm Where: 2405 Linden Ave Baltimore, MD 21217 Contact: Abby Becker at firstname.lastname@example.org or 410-669-2612
Herring Run Nursery: specializing in trees, shrubs, and perennial plants that are native to Maryland and the Mid-Atlantic region Seeking a volunteer for some weekly plant maintenance. Activities may include weeding, repotting, fertilizing, moving and sorting plants, and other odds and ends that keep our stock healthy and happy for restoration projects across Baltimore. RSVP required! When: Every Wednesday from 9am-1pm Where: 6131 Hillen Rd, Baltimore, MD, 21234 Contact: Debra Lenik at email@example.com or 410-254-1577 x100.
The Pearlstone Center: Farm, Education, Retreat Center embodies and inspires vibrant, healthy, and sustainable living through experiential education grounded in Judaism, agriculture, and ecology.
Seeking volunteers to serve on the Kayam Farm. This program inspires ecological sustainability through cultivating organically grown vegetables, fruits, medicinal herbs, as well as vineyards and small grains. In addition there are 100 chickens and goats that need to be taken care of. This is an excellent opportunity to take care of a local farm and keep it clean and sanitary. Where: Reisterstown, MD When: Dates vary based on season. April to Oct: M-Th 7a-1p; Sun 2-5p or at other time you arrange. It is requested that regular volunteers serve for 12 hours or 3 days a week. Other dates are available for special projects or one-time opportunities as well. Contact: Laura Menyuk, firstname.lastname@example.org, 410-429-4400 x232
West Towson Neighborhood Association: bringing together local homeowners Seeking a volunteer to help with maintaining the West Towson Neighborhood Association website. This could lead to additional responsibilities and would be a great opportunity for anyone interested in understanding the dynamics of a large neighborhood. Gained skill set goes beyond computer (if desired) to social, political, economical, architectural, ecological and organizational responsibilities of a community 800+ residents strong. When: Flexible Where: The West Towson Neighborhood located directly north of Towson University Contact: Josh Glikin at email@example.com or Mike Ertel at firstname.lastname@example.org
Theater Project: connects the artists and audiences of Baltimore with a global community of performers Seeking volunteer ushers for productions throughout the year. Volunteers help with selling tickets, selling concessions, and ticket-taking at the door. All volunteers receive free admission to the show. Other volunteer opportunities include distributing posters and postcards, light administrative work, and painting. When: Ushers should arrive 1 hour prior to the performance and stay for the show. Times and dates vary based on performances. Where: 45 West Preston Street, Baltimore, MD 21201 Contact: Chris Pfingsten at 410-539-3091 or email@example.com