Volunteer Opportunities

Looking for a place to volunteer? Volunteer opportunities are available across the Towson University campus and throughout the greater Baltimore region.

The following opportunities are offered through various campus departments and community organizations. Please contact the organization directly for more information.

For the most up to date information, view our Volunteer Opportunities Bulletin in the documents section of our Involved@TU page.

Not sure how to get started? Contact Lisa Hill, , to set up a community service consultation.

On Campus Opportunities

Student Organizations

Towson University is home to over 200 student organizations, many of which are service-oriented. To connect with one of these groups, browse their profile on Invovled@TU or meet them at Student Activities’ twice annual Involvement Fair.

Off Campus Opportunities

Tutoring And Mentoring Youth

Acts4Youth

Acts4Youth nurtures personal, social and spiritual growth through their mentoring programs to city youth

Opportunities:

Leadership Coaches-Mentor a group of 3 high school students two-three times a month on Saturdays from 10:30-1:30 PM at Central Presbyterian Church just minutes from campus.

Foundations Assistants-Assist our teacher during the school day between 10-12 noon or 1-3 PM to instruct students in grades 4-8 in social and emotional learning at Walter P Carter or Cardinal Shehan School (both school are 15 minutes from campus)

3-D Athlete Coaches- Assist our staff to coach, referee, supervise and transport students (we have a van to use and will provide training). Middle School Males meet on Thursday and Friday afternoons from 3-5 PM at Walter P Carter School. They play basketball and football.

Middle School Girls meet on Tuesday and Thursdays from 3-5 PM and typically do dance, volleyball and other sports.

Youth Group Assistants- Acts4youth is a Christian Organization and has a once a week youth group on Tuesday night from 4-7 PM for middle school males where the focus on fun and building faith. It is held at a local church called only 15 minutes from campus.

If interested please go to our website www.acts4youth.org and fill out the volunteer interest form to get the process started. If you have any questions please contact Kevin Good at kgood@acts4youth.org

 BCCC's Refugee Youth Project

Seeks to improve the lives of Baltimore's youngest refugees by supporting their academic needs and making their acculturation simple and meaningful.Seeking after-school volunteers to work with small groups of newly-arrived refugee youth to ensure their homework is accurate and complete, help increase students’ vocabulary and basic math skills, and provide social support by building meaningful relationships with students. Volunteers do not need any previous tutoring experience, but we look for candidates who are enthusiastic, patient, willing to learn about refugee-related issues, behavior management, and tutoring techniques. Volunteers are required to attend a training and complete a background check prior to meeting with students.

When: Monday - Thursday, mostly between the hours of 3-6 p.m. Tutors are asked to commit to at least two hours per week, one day per week.

Where: sites vary depending on school needs Also seeking youth mentors to be matched with young refugee children to provide additional academic, social, or emotional support in a one-on-one setting. Mentors are required to attend a training and complete a background check prior to meeting with students.

When: Times and dates are flexible but we require at least 2 hours a week for 6 months.

Where: You must have your own transportation because you will be meeting with your mentee at their home

Contact: Amber Hengen at amber@refugeeyouthproject.org or call 410-327-1885 ex 258

 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.

When: After school, flexible
Where: 3700 E. Northern Parkway, Baltimore, MD 21206
Contact: Crystal Harvey,  charvey@bhgh.org,  443-503-3463 ext. 502.

Cool Kids Campaign

All Cool Kids Campaign programs focus on direct services for the children and their families affected by a cancer diagnosis and develop programs that will have a positive outcome on their life.

 Seeking event volunteers for our dozens of events throughout the year ranging from outdoor fun runs, to parties, movie nights, and other social events.

 Contact Janet Robinson janet@coolkidscampaign.org

 Cristo Rey Jesuit High School

Tapping the promise and profound energy of our young people.

Seeking tutors for academic support in our after-school program. 

When: Monday – Friday 3:30-4:30, tutoring support for all subjects.  Volunteers work individually with students.

Contact: Chauntay Smith csmith@cristoreybalt.org

 Girls in the Game

 Provides and promotes sports and fitness opportunities, nutrition and health education, and leadership development to enhance the overall health and well-being of girls ages 7-18. 

Seeking: volunteer coaches to lead a Health, Sports and Leadership After School Program for third through fifth grade girls at a Baltimore public school. As a volunteer coach, you would be expected to complete the necessary training and commit to coaching once a week for ten weeks throughout the semester at a local elementary school. A background in coaching or participation in sports is not required. Both men and women are encouraged to apply. Volunteers are provided with all required equipment and curriculum packets. 

 When: Monday through Thursday; 90-minute weekly sessions between the times of 2:30 PM and 5:15PM, depending on the school

 Where: Various elementary schools in Baltimore City

Contact: Ashley Pilgrim at apilgrim@girlsinthegame.org or (410) 704-3824

 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 a.m.-5:00 p.m., flexible

Where: 4806 Seton Drive, Baltimore, MD 21215

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.

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.

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.

Seeking volunteers to assist with the Girl Scouts Beyond Bars Program

When: 1st and 3rd Saturday of every month 9:30 a.m. - 11 a.m. or 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

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 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. and Life skills trainers from 9:30 a.m. - 11 a.m.

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.

Contact: volunteerservices@gscm.org

 Habitat for Humanity of the Chesapeake ReStores

Selling new and gently-used home improvement goods, furniture, home accessories, building materials and appliances to the public at a fraction of the retail price.

Seeking volunteers to help move furniture and other material and organize inventory.
When: Monday to Saturday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
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, twoodward@habitatchesapeake.org

 Hampden Family Center 

Seeking Afterschool Program Volunteers to provide support to afterschool program activities and initiatives and assist in creating a healthy and safe afterschool environment for all participants.

Responsibilities include: Provide homework assistance, assist staff with enrichment activities including: art, music, computers, indoor/outdoor games, etc., provide a positive mentoring relationship, create a safe and respectful environment for youth to grow and learn.

Qualifications: Must be at least 18 years of age, Experience and/or desire to work with young people,

Must be able to pass a background check (if necessary).

When: 3:30-5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. Afterschool Program volunteers may participate as many days per week as their schedule will allow.

Where: 1104 W 36th St, Baltimore, MD 21211

Contact: Adam Destefano, info@hampdenfamilycenter.org

Higher Achievement:

Closing the opportunity gap for middle school youth

Seeking committed academic mentors to work with a small group of 5th-8th grade students, referred to as “scholars,” with homework and supplemental work. Higher Achievement has ongoing support and training for its volunteers. Mentors bring their enthusiasm and commitment, and serve as positive role models to the scholars. In return for giving their time and effort, mentors receive the rewarding experience of making a lasting impact on a young person’s life.

When: Mentors commit to one evening per week during the school year, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Where: TBA

Contact: Email volunteerbaltimore@higherachievement.org, call 410-752-7753, or visit our website. 

Junior Achievement of Central Maryland

Volunteer in JA BizTown

Junior Achievement is empowering young people to own their economic success. Their volunteer-based K-12 programs foster work-readiness, entrepreneurship, and financial literacy skills, and use experiential learning to inspire kids to dream big and reach their potential.

After participating in a comprehensive, in-school curriculum, 4th – 6th grade students come to JA BizTown to get a taste of the real world of work through applied, hands-on learning. As a volunteer, you guide students through the day, offering your first-hand knowledge and expertise to enhance their experiences. JA staff are also on-site to lead the simulation.

Seeking: A team of 15-20 volunteers helps students have a meaningful JA BizTown experience. 

When: BizTown runs every weekday from late October through mid-June.

Location: 10711 Red Run Blvd. Suite 110 Owings Mills, MD 21117

Contact: Lene McCollum lmccollum@jamaryland.org  www.jamaryland.org  410-753-3286

 Reading Partners

An educational non-profit organization that matches volunteers with struggling young readers using an easy to follow, evidence-based curriculum.

Literacy Tutor with Reading Partner's Reading Center. Work with kids K- 5th grade who need reading intervention. No previous experience is required. Will be provided an easy curriculum and support staff. *Before tutoring begins, you may complete a shadow session to see if you would like to volunteer

Flexible hours: Monday through Thursday between 9AM to 4PM at over 14 Baltimore City Elementary Schools

 Contact: volunteerbalt@readingpartners.org or visit our website www.readingpartners.org/location/baltimore

 
Safe Alternative Foundation for Education, Inc

SAFE’s mission is to inform students about the importance of obtaining an education as well as having an alternate career plan in anticipation for life's deviations. The students we serve are in middle school and are at the point in their life in which they can put themselves on a path to both academic and life success. For this reason, having the right assistance in this period of their lives is incredibly beneficial.

As a volunteer mentor you have the opportunity to have a helpful direct influence on our students. The volunteer will empower our students to make the right decisions in life that enable them to maximize their success, serve as tutors in various subjects, and assist in developing and executing programs for our students.

When: The program is from 3pm-6pm on weekdays. We expect volunteer mentors to be contributing 1-3 hours a week.

Where: 1501 W. Lexington Street, Baltimore, MD 21223

Contact: Ethan Thompson @ 443-635-0231, or ethompson@safealternative.org

 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: Zach Bradley at 443-682-7126 or volunteer@baltimoresquashwise.org

 Tuttie's Place

A foster care service for boys 14 - 21 years old.

Seeking volunteers to help with group activities and tutoring for our after school program. Our Will of Wisdom Wellness Centers' after school programs starts September 22nd. We will be introducing kids to a variety of Arts and wellness groups. These groups will not only serve our kids, but the community at large.

Where: 3013 Chelsea Terrace Baltimore, Maryland 21216

Contact: Devon Howard at 410.466.5373 or dhoward@tuttiesplace.org

U.S. Dream Academy's Baltimore Learning Center

Our aim is for our youth to be personally matched with a mentor who will spend one hour per week with them for at least one year. There is lots of flexibility as to how that time can look, and we like that to be directed by the mentee and mentor's mutual interests and relationship. You may be working with your mentee one on one with their academic efforts, participating alongside them during one of our enrichment activities (i.e. nutrition, financial literacy, meditaation, etc), or engaging in recreation on our "Fun Fridays"!

Our mentors complete a written application, are interviewed, provide references, get a criminal history check, and complete a 4 hour initial training. There will also be supplemental training every 8 weeks for our mentors, to ensure they and their mentees are having a positive experience. We believe in the "It Takes a Village approach and the mentors are definitely a valued part of the Dream Academy family!
Where: 3910 Barrington Road Baltimore, MD 21207
Contact: Renee Angelo (o) 443-203-4993 (c) 410-937-2595 rangelo@usdreamacademy.org 

Health and Wellness

4K for Cancer

The 4K For Cancer is a program of the Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults (UCF), a non-profit organization whose mission is to change lives by creating a community of support for young adults, and their loved ones, impacted by cancer.

The 4K has 6 teams of 18-25 year olds who run or cycle across the country every summer, uniting communities along the way who have been impacted by cancer. 4K participants fundraise a minimum of $4,500 for UCF before embarking on this journey of a lifetime.

During the trip, individuals gain personal and professional skills including but not limited to writing, conflict management, leading amongst peers, advertising, young adult cancer education, public speaking, etc. There are various leadership positions available with the opportunity to receive internship credit or community service hours. 

When: Early to Mid June to Early August (Specific dates vary every year)

Where: Cross-Country

Contact: http://4kforcancer.org/4kforcancer@ulmanfund.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 or mkelly@alternativedirectionsinc.org

Seeking volunteers to mentor children whose parents are incarcerated.  If you have a passion for mentoring children from challenging situations or are planning on a career in criminal justice, social work, or psychology, this is an ideal program to get involved with

Contact: Visit http://alternativedirectionsinc.org and complete the Contact Us form.

American Red Cross Blood Drives

Seeking volunteers to provide excellent customer service as they greet donors and serve refreshments to blood donors at area blood drives. There is an application to complete and a training to attend. Volunteers over 18 years of age must pass a background check.

Where: Glen Burnie or Timonium

Contact:  Kristi Giles, kristy.giles@redcross.org

 Baltimore Humane Society

Providing a temporary home, a safe refuge, and care for unwanted and homeless animals
Seeking volunteers to work one-on-one with animals in shelters and 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 Goldband at 410-833-8848 ext. 202 or goldband@bmorehumane.org

 Also seeking videographers to film and produce short adoption videos for individual dogs and cats up for adoption. This is a volunteer position. No compensation. However your name will be credited on all the videos which are sent out to 1000's of people and posted on our YouTube channel, Facebook page, etc.
When: Preferably available Monday thru Friday afternoons. Volunteers will need to provide their own transportation.
Where: 1601 Nicodemus Rd., Reisterstown, MD 21136

Contact:  volunteer@bmorehumane.org

 Domestic Violence Center

Reducing the harm and effects of domestic violence while working toward its elimination in Howard County.

Seeking volunteers who wish to be engaged in learning and helping to better communities by preventing violence, helping with supply drives, etc.

Contact: Mya Carey, mcarey@wearehopeworks.org

 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 a.m.--4:30 p.m. M-F (flexible with class hours and demands)

Where: Seton Business Park 5900 Metro Drive, Baltimore, MD 21215

Visit our website (http://hasa.org/getinvolved/volunteer/) for up to date volunteer opportunities.

Contact: Lauren Albers for more information lalbers@hasa.org

Heartland Hospice

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. We also have opportunities for administrative assistance in our office setting.

These opportunities are available throughout Baltimore City/County and Howard, Harford & Anne Arundel Counties.

For more information, please visit the Heartland Hospice website.

For questions or to apply to be a volunteer, please contact Gordon Creamer at # 240.205.5872 or via email at 4678officestaff10@hcr-manorcare.com

Team Fight  

Team Fight is a community of athletes who walk, run, swim, bike and move to raise awareness & support for the 70,000 young adults who are diagnosed with cancer every year. Whether you're male or female, young or old, and of all athletic backgrounds - join us in playing an active role in the fight against cancer!Over the years members of Team Fight have helped raise over a million dollars to help change the lives of those affected by cancer through the many direct services offered by the Ulman Cancer Fund, including its national scholarship program, nationwide Cancer to 5K survivor training program, Patient Navigation services, the UCF House, and much more. Cancer changes lives... and so can you!

When: Team Fight events take place throughout the year.  Participants choose their own race, competition or other activity to represent Team Fight and help raise awareness and support for the Ulman Cancer Fund.

Where:  Various locations throughout the Baltimore-Metro region and throughout the country.   Specific locations depend on the event selected by the participants.

Contact: 410-964-0202 (x116), teamfight@ulmanfund.org, or http://ulmanfund.org/teamfight/

The Arc of Baltimore

Volunteers develop a friendship with an individual with a developmental disability.  Volunteers commit to communicate once a week, by phone, a note, a visit to their home, and eventually out into the community.

Contact Debbie Staigerwald at 443-722-9012

There Goes My Hero

Save lives. Provide hope. Help those impacted by blood cancer.

Seeking passionate volunteers to help with bone marrow drives, special events, or general office work.

Where: Greater Baltimore area

Contact: Stephanie Cupp stephanie.cupp@theregoesmyhero.org 

Poverty and Homelessness

Beans & Bread

Volunteers prepare and serve meals, sort and distribute donations, and assist with administrative tasks at the center. 

Contact Sierra Jackson, sierra.jackson@vincentbaltimore.org

CASH (Creating Assets, Savings & Hope) Campaign of Maryland

Increasing the financial security of low-income individuals and families by providing direct services and leading a coalition of partners.

Seeking Tax Volunteers to meet individually with clients at one of 15 sites across the city & review
tax documents, Prepare tax returns using TaxWise® software, Connect clients to empowering savings opportunities like U.S. savings bonds, CDs and credit union accounts
Qualifications: Must successfully complete free tax preparation training & pass IRS certification test Must be willing to maintain client confidentiality Abilityto build rapport & discuss sensitive financial information with care Basic computer skills No prior tax experience is required, but an ability to prepare a basic tax return or basic numeracy skills are helpful
Time Requirement: A minimum of three 4-6 hour volunteer shifts during tax season
(January to April) Our greatest need is Saturdays in February when our tax sites are busiest

Contact: Evan Leiter-Mason evan@cashmd.org

Center of Help (Centro de Ayuda)

Promoting self-sufficiency and the successful integration of the immigrant Hispanic population into the greater community of Anne Arundel County.

Seeking volunteers for their Homework Club and assist students of the ESOL program (English for Speakers of Other Languages) with their homework in English, Math, Science and other subjects. The Homework Club takes place at Bates Middle School on Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00pm and at Center of Help offices on Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. You do not need to speak or understand Spanish (although that’s a big plus).

Contact: Janeth Crooks Janeth.crooks@centerofhelp.org

Esperanza Center

Our diverse programs include community services and referrals, English language instruction, preventative and primary health and dental services and immigration legal services.

 

When: Mondays 9 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., Tuesdays - Fridays from 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Time commitment varies based on program. We also have evening volunteer opportunities in our ESL program on Tuesdays and Thursday from 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. All volunteers must be at the Center by 5:45 p.m.

Where: 430 S. Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21231 (Fells Point)

Contact: Volunteer Coordinator at volunteeresp@cc-md.org or 443-825-3433

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: Angela Hall ahall@fcbmore.org

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: volunteer@chesapeakerestore.org

HOPE for All

Non-profit Christian ministry serving families in need in the north Anne Arundel County, Baltimore City areas and also the Appalachian region by collecting and distributing donated school supplies, household goods and furniture, and clothing.

Seeking volunteers on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 9:30am to 3pm to sort donated clothing, furniture, and yard sale items as well as to help with warehouse cleanup.

Contact: Hope for All at 410-766-0372 or hopeforall72@gmail.com. The phones are only staffed on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays but you can leave a message and they will get back to you. Website: www.hopeforall.us.

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, 9 a.m.-noon or noon-3 p.m.

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, 9 a.m.-noon or 1-4 p.m.
Where: 2200 Halethorpe Farms Road, Baltimore, MD 21227
Contact: Volunteer Programs at 410-297-5332 or volunteer@mdfoodbank.org 

To volunteer, please click on  the volunteer registration button at www.mdfoodbank.org/volunteer. Note that “youth” refers to volunteers under 18 years of age.

 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 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the latest and every weekend from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. On weekdays, volunteers are asked to start shifts at 9 a.m. or noon, but can stay as long as they want. General volunteer orientations are Mondays at 10 a.m., but other times can be arranged.
Where: 901 N. Milton Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21205

Also 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, 9 a.m.-noon or 1 p.m. 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.

Volunteer registration and more information can be found on our website (www.mfeast.org)

 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: Kim Kahl, Volunteer Manager, at 443-986-9031 or kkahl@cc-md.org

 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 p.m. - 6 p.m.

Where: 2405 Linden Ave Baltimore, MD 21217

Contact: Dorlene dorlene@stfranciscenter.org

Environmental

Bello Machre

Enriching the lives of people with developmental disabilities through loving care, guidance, and opportunity.

Seeking groups or individuals that are able to spruce up some yards at homes by raking leaves.

When: Flexible

Where: Anne Arundel County
Contact: Michelle Marshall michelle.marshall@bellomarche.org

Bread & Cheese Creek

We are dedicated to restoring the natural beauty and improving the environmental quality of the historic Bread and Cheese Creek through education, and by mobilizing volunteers for monitoring, restoration, and advocacy.

 Contact: Email info@BreadAndCheeseCreek.org and visit our website (http://breadandcheesecreek.org) for information on upcoming events.

EduCycle Computer Reconditioning Program

The Office of Technology Services takes campus computers and reconditions them to make them usable again. They can take volunteers Monday - Friday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. at Cook Library to file, update spreadsheets, and organize the computers. Students can email Julie Leary at .

Gunpowder Valley Conservancy

Volunteering with the Gunpowder Valley Conservancy is a great way to improve your local community and the environment. Whether planting trees, installing rain barrels, developing conservation gardens or helping with paperwork, there are plenty of ways you can contribute. Sign up today to learn about our upcoming volunteer opportunities.

Contact: View the calendar of events on our website for details on upcoming opportunities. (https://gunpowdervalleyconservancy.org/volunteer/)

Irvine Nature Center

Nature Preschool Volunteer. Help as a teaching aid assisting kids in outdoor exploration, hikes, and cleanup. Volunteers must be physically active (able to hike at least 2 miles). As mandated, volunteers must attend an orientation and some staff meetings. 

TUES. and/ or THURS: 8:30am to 12:00pm *must provide own transportation

 Contact for more information or interest: Ben Fertik, fertikb@explorenature.org

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