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


American Healing Arts Alliance, Inc.

AHAA is a non-profit educational alliance of healing arts and sciences organizations, educators, practitioners, students and supportive individuals.  AHAA sponsors regional healing arts events and international inner peace building educational programs.  Volunteers, age 18 and up, are needed to help with our on-going programs and special events.  Coordinators and assistants are needed for the following areas:  Membership development, volunteer recruitment, event planning, Peace Nouvella Players™ ensemble  development, fundraising, sponsorships, press releases, publicity, publications, resources directory and website updates.  Contact Alice Yeager at 410-956-0055, E-mail info@americanhealingarts.org, or visit the website at: www.americanhealingarts.org for more information.


Annapolis Opera

Volunteers ages 16 and older are needed to help with publicity, school outreach, ad sales, performance support, bookkeeping, computer work, receptions, support for the vocal competition and auditions, and much more. Call 410-267-8135 or email admin@annapolisopera.org for more information. Web site: www.annapolisopera.org


Anne Arundel County Fair, September 11-15, 2013

The Fair is an all-volunteer nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization bringing family entertainment, competition and education to people of all ages in Anne Arundel County and surrounding areas. See web site at: www.aacountyfair.org. Volunteers, age 21 and up, are needed for a variety of positions during the Fair and year round. Contact 410-923-3400 or info@aacountyfair.org to volunteer and visit web site at www.aacountyfair.org.


Anne Arundel County Literacy Council

Literacy tutors are needed for combating adult illiteracy; after completing training, you make your own schedule and locations with your assigned student or you can tutor at local detention centers. For information call the office at 410-269-4419. Hours are flexible and most work can be done at home. Call 410-269-4419 or email: programdirector@aaclc.org. See website: www.icanread.org.

  • 9:00 AM– 3:00 PM, Sat., Sept. 14, OR 9:00 AM– 3:00 PM, Sat., Sept. 28, 2013, AND required 9:00 AM– 12 PM, Oct. 26, 2013, Tutor Training: The tutor training sessions will be held at Woods Memorial Presbyterian Church in Severna Park. Registrants must attend one of the Sept. sessions and the follow-on Oct. session. There will be a $45 donation request which covers the cost of books and materials the tutors receive. If interested, individuals should either email: programdirector@aaclc.org or call (410) 269-4419 to sign up.


Asbury Church Assistance Network (ACAN)

ACAN is a non-profit organization providing food/toiletries, and/or financial assistance toward court-ordered eviction notices or utility cut-off notices in AA County. Volunteer Claims Analysts and Intake Personnel are needed who are high school graduates with at least 2 years of customer service experience. Volunteer Inventory Personnel with at least 2 years of high school education are also needed. Candidates must be computer literate and have excellent communication and customer service skills. Hours are flexible, 10am–2:00pm, Mon.–Wed., but extension of hours is possible. Training is available. For information, contact asbury.acan@gmail.com or 410-647-7667.



Earleigh Heights Volunteer Fire Company

The volunteer fire company seeks volunteers, age 16 and up, to serve as fire fighters and EMTs, to help with fundraising, event planning, safety education, facilities supervision and planning, website design and maintenance, clerical support, long range and strategic planning, public relations and marketing, grant writing, and business administration.  No experience is needed for volunteers desiring to serve as firefighters and EMTs as firefighting/EMS training will be furnished.  In addition, ladies auxiliary members are being sought to help with fund raising, public relations, catering for events such as weddings, parties, and company events.  For more information, contact 410-647-3119 or E-mail info12@ehvfc.org.  Web site: www.ehvfc.org


Lilly Pond Foal Rescue

Our mission is to rescue, rehabilitate and find homes for neglected, abused, unwanted, and orphaned foals and other equines that are at risk of going to slaughter. Volunteers are needed to complete special projects as well as general type barn work at our Dunkirk, MD location. Volunteers may offer a few hours of time just for a day or sign up for a spot on our weekly /monthly schedules. Work includes feeding horses, cleaning stalls, picking up fields, fence repairs etc. Contact Sharon Hancock at shrnhncck@aol.com or 240-299-0021 for more information. See website: http://www.lillypond.info/.


Mane Event at Andover Equestrian Center

Mane Event is a non-profit corporation that gives lessons in horsemanship and horseback riding to children and adults with a wide range of emotional, cognitive and physical disabilities. These therapeutic riding lessons are conducted under the supervision of a PATH International certified instructor at our Linthicum location. In addition to therapeutic riding, The Center also offers hippotherapy, equine facilitated therapy for riders with specific and prescribed therapy goals. Hippotherapy sessions are led by a licensed physical, occupational or speech therapist. Volunteers are used in certain capacities in both therapeutic riding and hippotherapy to provide assistance to the rider/client and to manage/control the horse. Volunteers are also needed to care for the horses, assist with barn chores, special events and fund-raising. For more information contact Amy Wilcox at hgwilcox2@yahoo.com or 410-662-7858. See website: www.maneeventride.org.


Maryland Attorney General’s Consumer Protection Division

Are you interested in learning about your rights as a consumer? Would you like to help other Maryland consumers resolve their complaints with retail businesses, landlords or health care providers? Volunteers and interns are trained and work 8 – 10 hours per week at the Consumer Protection Division at 200 St. Paul Place, Baltimore, as complaint mediators and to provide information over the Division’s consumer hotline. For more information, e-mail volunteer@oag.state.md.us, call 410-576-6355 or visit website: www.oag.state.md.us/Consumer/volunteer.htm.


Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts

Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts has openings in several volunteer positions.  Currently the opportunities include performing arts ushering, assisting at special events, and occasional help with visual arts. We will be holding two new volunteer orientations. At our orientations we will discuss details of these volunteer positions, and they will be held:

  • 5:30 – 7:00pm, Thurs., Sept. 19, or Tues., Sept. 24, 2013, Volunteer Orientations: Training will be held at Maryland Hall, 801 Chase St., Annapolis. There will be additional training dates for those interested in volunteer ushering for performances.  Reply to Louise White, Volunteer Manager at lwhite@mdhallarts.org or 410-263-5544, extension 23.


The Little Things for Cancer

The Little Things for Cancer is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization located in Columbia, MD dedicated to improving the quality of life for cancer patients and their caregivers. We serve patients and their caregivers who live and/or are being treated in Maryland. We offer support to each family based upon their particular needs at that time. Our goal is to improve the quality of life by reducing stress and anxiety for the person affected by cancer and those closest to them. We are looking for compassionate individuals to help our organization by doing various activities including, but not limited to, clerical work, running errands (grocery shopping, picking up prescriptions, picking up and dropping off items to patients/caregivers), helping with fundraising events, etc. For more information and to volunteer, contact wletow@thelittlethings4cancer.org or 443-228-8584. Website: http://www.tlt4c.org/.