Here's some upcoming volunteer opportunities to help you plan:
- Clean Up, Green Up, throughout Prince George’s County.
On Saturday, volunteers all over Prince George's County will work together on a beautification campaign. Students who work on projects for the event will receive Community Service Credit.
To find out how to help, contact Elizabeth F. Miller, deputy associate director, Office of Highway Maintenance with the Department of Public Works and Transportation at 301-449-8531.
- Quiet Waters Park, Hillsmere.
The Friends of Quiet Waters Park is a nonprofit organization that organizes volunteers to support the operation of the park. Volunteers are needed Oct. 24 to 28 to help with the installation of a Rainscaping Education Station (RES).
Two volunteers are needed to help with building the RES, two are needed to pave a walkway, and four are needed to help with plantings. Contact Nicki Fiocco at 410-222-1777, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Volunteers, age 15 and older, also are needed to help with seasonal events at Quiet Waters. For more information, contact Natalie Nucifora at email@example.com or 410-222-1777, ext. 206.
- Severna Park Community Center, Severna Park.
A large number of volunteers are needed to assist from Friday to Sunday at the annual Haunted Holy Grounds event. In addition, there are volunteer opportunities include working with youth as a tutor, serving on the board or a standing committee, helping with maintenance work, gardening or coordinating reservations and supervising open gym time for basketball or volleyball.
Call Chris Marsala at 410-647-5843, ext. 201, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ongoing Volunteer Opportunities
- Banneker-Douglas Museum, Annapolis.
Volunteers are needed to be tour guides and for upcoming events at the museum. Contact LeRonn Herbert at 410-216-6187 or email LHerbert@goci.state.md.us.
- Harvest for the Hungry Food Drive, throughout Anne Arundel County.
In addition to drop-off locations at public schools through Anne Arundel County, the Volunteer Center for Anne Arundel County in Annapolis is a drop-off site for collecting nonperishable food and plastic/paper items (no glass, please).
Food drive is ongoing through Nov. 4. Collected items are donated to the Anne Arundel County Food and Resource Bank. Cash donations also accepted. For more information, call 410-897-9207 or email email@example.com.
- USO Outreach Center, Fort Meade.
USO is a nonprofit organization that serves the military and their families and needs volunteer help in the following areas: administration, scheduling, decorating, event planning, outreach, photography, property, publicity and website.
For information, contact Charlynn Sunderland, Fort Meade USO outreach coordinator at 410-305-0660 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.