The Center for Service Learning
 
 
 

The Center for Service Learning
Community Site List

Children's Developmental Class, Essex Campus
Provides programs for working with children with disabilities in motor skills, academic skills, and social skills development

Service Activities
One on one interaction with children

Contact: Dr. Don Wagoner
Scholarship opportunities available for students that attend all sessions.
Website: www.ccbcmd.edu/cdc
Phone: 443.840.1387
Address: 7201 Rossville Boulevard/Essex: Wellness and Athletics Center (Gym), Saturdays only
Baltimore, Md. 21237

Jewish Family Services, Volunteer Services
Provides services for families and individual support that strengthen family life in central Maryland within the Jewish community

Contact: Carol Sandler
Phone: 410-542-6300 ext. 244
Fax: 410-843-7457
Website: jfs@.org
Address: 5750 Park Heights Ave.
Baltimore Md. 21215

Jewish Volunteer Connection-Offers volunteer/mitzvot opportunities for people of all ages,365 days a year. They help connect individuals and "Volunteams" to long-or short-term projects based upon volunteer interest location request.

Contact: Erica Bloom

Website: ebloom@associated.org

Phone: 410.369.9302

Address: 5708 Park Heights Avenue, Baltimore, MD.21215

Fax: 410.843.7485

Minimum Hours of Service Required:
Variable

Website: http://www.jfs.org/

Beans and Bread Center
Provides meals and programs in local communities

Service Activities:

  • Meal serving
  • Companion programs
  • Personal items program
  • Bag lunch program

Contact: Erin Shutt
Phone: 410-732-1892x111
Fax: 410-558-1675
Address: 402 South Bond Street
Baltimore, Md. 21231

Minimum Hours of Service Required:  
Variable, volunteer days include Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday from 9:30am-1:00pm.
Website: erin Shutt@vincentbaltimore.org.

Our Daily Bread
Provides meals in a local Baltimore community

Service Activities:
Meal serving and assistance with cooking

Contact:Kim Kahl
Phone: 443-986-9031
Address: 725 Fallsway
Baltimore, Md. 21202

Minimum Hours of Service Required:
Variable 

Website: http://www.catholiccharities-md.org/Community/ourdailybread.html

Gunpowder Valley Conservancy/Chesapeake Bay Trust
Planting Trees

Service Activities:
Planting trees

Contact: Peggy Perry
Phone: 410.668.0118
Website: pperry@gunpowderfalls.org.

Minimum Hours of Service Required:
No minimum required

Moveable Feast
Provides food services for local communities

Service Activities:

  • Preparing and packaging of food
  • Stock pantry
  • Bag groceries
  • Deliver meals
  • Sort snacks

Contact: Tom Patrick
Phone: 443-904-3313
Addresss: 901 North Milton Ave.
Baltimore, Md. 21205

Minimum Hours of Service Required:
Variable  

Website: www.mfeast.org

Sarah's Hope

Mission: Sara's Hope provides 24-hour emergency shelter , case management and other support services for homeless women and children at two locations.

One in Sandtown-Winchester area of Baltimore,City and the other on the Hannah More campus in Reisterstown in Baltimore County

Service Activities:

Administrative work

  • Talking with clients
  • Meal preparation
  • Youth/sports program

Contact: Doug Allen
Phone:410-396-2204
Email:vincentbaltimore.org
Address: 1114 Mount Street Baltimore, MD. 21217
For additional information and area locations, log on to The Salvation Army Website.

Minimum Hours of Service Required:
Variable

Website :http://www.vincentbaltimore.org/programs sararh's hope volunteer hanah%20more st vincent baltimore.html

Esperanza Center:

  • Mission: In 2013, Esperanza Center will celebrate 50 years of service providing a wide range of services, such as healthcare and immigration services, employment counseling, and classes.
  • Type of volunteer work: Administrative, English tutoring, legal assistance, marketing, client services.
  • Contact: Volunteer coordinator: 443-825-3423 or volunteeresp@cc-md.org; Website: http://www.catholiccharities-md.org/immigrants/vlounteer-at-the-esperanza.html
  • Volunteer Days: Flexible, most need Monday through Thursday, 10:00am-4:00pm, Friday 10:00am-3:00pm, Tuesday and Thursday from 7:00am-9:00pm, and Saturday from 10:00am-12:00pm.

CHIMES:
  • Mission: Chimes International, Limited will lead, support and promote the efforts of each business component within the Chimes Family of Services. Recognizing the uniqueness of each customer and market, we will ensure individually and collectively the highest quality and cost effective community supports and employment opportunities to help people have better lives.
  • Type of volunteer work: Help clients with daily activities, educational activities
  • Contact: Phone 410-585-2068; Website: http://www.chimesmd.org/index.php/chimes_md/md_home/
Skate Park Baltimore:
  • Mission: The Skatepark of Baltimore, Inc. (SOB) is a grassroots 501 c 3 non-profit organization whose mission is to facilitate the construction of a public, custom, concrete, destination Skatepark in the City of Baltimore. We are moving towards our mission by actively working on our most important objectives: planning, fundraising, educating and advocating. We are a grassroots volunteer driven initiative.
  • Type of volunteer work: Marketing, administrative tasks
  • Contact: Phone 410-916-5570; website: http://www.skateparkofbaltimore.com/

The Salvation Army Boys and Girls Club of America
Working together with families, schools, and outside agencies to provide at-risk youth, ages 6-18, with a safe, positive, and nurturing after-school environment

Service Activities:
Tutoring
Promote teamwork
Mentoring

Contact: Dexter Harriss
Phone: 410-682-2450
Address: 1400 Fuselage Ave.
Baltimore, Md. 21220

Minimum Hours of Service Required:
Variable

My Sisters Place Women's Center

Service Activities:

My Sister's Place is a day shelter for homeless women and children

Help with meals or present workshops to the women.

Contact: Jackie Reid
Phone: 410.659. 3763
Address: 17 W. Franklin Street
Baltimore, MD. 21201
Website: www.Catholiccharities-md.org/my-sisters-place

Minimum Hours of Service Required:
Variable

Manna House,Inc.
Soup kitchen

Contact : Saleem Gauhar
Phone: 410.889.3001
Address: 435 East 25th Street
Baltimore, MD.21218
Email: Mannahouseinc.reaves@verizon.net

Description: Manna House is a non-profit organization that serves meals to homeless men, women, and children.

Website: www.mannahouseinc.org

Minimum Hours of service required:
Variable, Everyday volunteer needs from 8:15am-10:15am

Baltimore County P. A. L. Centers ( Police athletic league )
Provides a safe and constructive site for after-school activities for students 8-17 years of age

Service Activities:

  • Assistance for homework
  • Playing games
  • Monitoring boys' and girls' activities

Cockeysville P.A.L. Site
Address: 9835 Greenside Dr.
Cockeysville, Md. 21030
Phone: 410-887-7708
or 410-887-7709

Dundalk P.A.L. Site
Address: 7701 Dunmanway
Baltimore, Md.21222
Contact: Officer Patricia Smith or Officer Gene Bertoni
Phone: 410-887-7229 or 7230

Hillendale P.A.L. Site
Address: 111 Halstead Rd.
Baltimore, Md. 21234
Contact: Lenni Camphor or Mrs. Brown
Phone: 410-887-5561

Mars Estates P.A.L. Site
Address: 1498 E.Homberg Ave.
Baltimore, Md. 21221
Contact: Officer Gary Brown or officer Tony Eckhardt
Phone: 410-887-6422

Shady Springs P.A.L. Site
Address: 8876 Goldenwood Rd.
Baltimore, Md. 21237
Contact: Officer John Stankowski
Phone: 410-887-0505

Woodmoor P.A.L. Site
Address: 7111 Croydon Rd.
Baltimore, Md. 21207
Contact: Iris Bailey
Phone: 410-887-6806
or 410-887-6807

Scotts Branch
Address: 3651 Rolling Road
Baltimore, Md. 21207
Contact: Officer Evers Burns
Phone: 410-887-4710
or 410-922-1823

Epiphany House
Provides support services for seniors

Service Activities:
Visiting with seniors
Recreational activities aide
Meals assistant

Contact: Valerie Walker
Phone: 410-323-3040
Address: 5610 York Rd.
Baltimore, Md. 21212

Minimum Hours of Service Required:
Variable:Tuesday,Wednesday,and Thursday...11:00-3:00

Project Plase
Provides meals and programs in local communities

Service Activies:

  • Meal preparation for residents
  • Companionship with clients
  • Benefit drives/donations

Contact : Faith Savill
Phone: 410.837.1400 ext. 136
Email: fsavill@projectplase.org
Address: 1814 Maryland Ave.
Baltimore, Md. 21201

Minimum Hours of Service Required:
Variable

Education Based Latino Outreach, Inc.
Provides tutoring in order to help with the transition to the English language

Service Activities:
Tutors
Mentoring

Contact: Kelly Crawford
Phone: 410-563-3160
Email: volunteer@eblo.org
Address: 606 S. Ann Street, Baltimore MD. 21231

Minimum Hours of Service Required:
Variable
Website: www.eblo.org

Community Assistance Network, Inc. (C.A.N.)
Working Together, improving lives--in your community

Service Activities:

  • Receptionist
  • Greeter
  • Kitchen aides
  • Clothing distributor

Fontana Village Community Center Contact: Roberta Mosby Phone:410.682.6607

Email: rmosby@cancanconnect.org Address: 20 Serpens Ct. Baltimore, Md. 21237

Young Parent Support Center Contact: Nick Balesanbrl Phone: 410.853.3872

Address: 201 Back River Neck Rd. Essex, MD. 21221

Minimum Hours of Service Required: Variable

BARCS

Homeless and unwanted animals

301 Stockholm Street
Baltimore, MD 21230
Phone: (410) 396-4695
Contact: Joe Meletti Email:jmeletti@BARCSanimalshelter.org

Description: BARCS takes over the operations of the city shelter and works directly with the Baltimore City Animal Control. BARCS takes in homeless and unwanted animals and provides a sanctuary for all animals and to promote a more humane community. (BARCS does euthanize)

Website: baltimoreanimalshelter.org

MUST SHOW PROOF OF INSURANCE/Call early morning

BALTIMORE HUMANE SOCIETY

Animal shelter

1601 Nicodemus Road
Reisterstown, MD 21136
Volunteer & Foster Coordinator: Melissa McClelland
Email:mmcclelland@bmorehumane.org
Phone: (410) 833-8848 ex223

Description: Baltimore Humane Society is an education and animal center. BHS recognizes that interaction with animals is both good for the pets and educational for the people; it is not without its risks. Their motto is simple... safety first! If you want to work hands-on with the pets, they are going to ask you to go through some training. If you're not interested in hands-on work, no problem... they have a lot of other activities that might be a good fit for you. PLEASE FILL OUT VOLUNTEER APPLICATION ON LINE. THEN CALL TO FOLLOW UP IN TWO DAYS.

Website: www.bmorehumane.org

BCCC’s Refugee Youth Project

Office: 3516 Eastern Ave.
Baltimore, MD. 21224
Phone: (410) 558-3258
Volunteer Coordinator: Brittany DeNovellis
E-mail: rypvolunteerspecialist@gmail.com

Description: 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. The RYP serves over 300 refugees between the ages of 4 and 21 from over 17 countries, including Burma, Bhutan, Iraq, Eritrea, and Congo. They are seeking after-school program tutors to work with refugee students to ensure their homework is accurate and complete, help increase students’ vocabulary and basic math skills, and provide social support by playing games, assisting with art projects, and building meaningful relationships with students.

Website: www.refugeeyouthproject.org

Volunteer Days: To work with elementary or high school students in NE Baltimore, you must be available on Tuesdays or Thursdays from 3:35-5:45 pm. To work with middle/high school students in Catonsville, you must be available on Mondays or Thursdays from 3:15-5:15 pm.
Requirements: Volunteers must submit an application, pass a background check, and attend an orientation prior to volunteering. Please contact the Volunteer Coordinator to apply.

Baltimore County Headstart

Volunteer Coordinator: Yvonne Bellamy

Phone: 443-621-9152

website: http://ymaryland.org/locations/head-start/headstart.aspx

Volunteer Activities: Mainly for nursing students who can do hearing and vision screening.

BLUE WATER BALTIMORE
3534 Belair Road
Baltimore, Maryland
Phone: (410)254-1577
Contact: Debra Lenik (Volunteer Maryland Coordinator)
Web Link: volunteer@bluewaterbaltimore.org
Description: Blue Water Baltimore’s purpose is to use community based restoration, education, and advocacy to achieve clean water in Baltimore’s rivers, streams, and harbor, so that citizens of the Baltimore region will enjoy a vibrant natural environment, livable neighborhoods, and a healthy, thriving Inner Harbor and Chesapeake Bay. They work towards a future when our neighborhood streams are safe for fishing and swimming and our clean harbor is the pride of our city.
To achieve their purpose, they mobilize volunteers to patrol our streams for pollution. They organize trash cleanups, and provide a helping hand to property owners who want to do their part to reduce polluted runoff from their properties.
Volunteer Days: Contact Debra Lenik
BOOK THING
3001 Vineyard Lane
Baltimore, MD 21213
Phone: (410) 662-5631
Volunteer Coordinator: Russell Wattenberg
E-Mail: bookthing@bookthing.org
Website: www.bookthing.org
Description: The Book Thing collects and sorts books during the week and gives them away on Saturdays and Sundays. It is a free book store that gives books to the community, on the sole condition that those who take them do not resell them for profit.
Volunteer Days: Wednesdays after 3:00pm, as well as Saturdays and Sundays from 9:00 am to 6:00p
CATONSVILLE EMERGENCY FOOD MINISTRIES
25 Bloomsbury Ave.
Catonsville, Maryland 21228
Phone: (410) 747-4357
Volunteer Coordinator: Megan L. Murduck or Deb Henkel
E-Mail: cefmnetwork@gmail.com
Website: http://catonsvillehelp.org
Description: CEFM is a non-profit organization located in Baltimore County that provides food to homeless or needy citizens in the area. It also helps with utilities payment and eviction prevention. Volunteer duties may include picking up food donations, sorting and stacking food, preparing basic food assistance packages, and managing the store room as well as data entry and other clerical duties.
Volunteer Days: Monday thru Thursday 9-1. YOU MUST GO INTO THE CEFM BETWEEN 9AM TO-1PM MONDAY THRU THURSDAY TO SECURE YOUR VOLUNTEER POSITION
C.O.R.E. PROGRAM (Located on CCBC Catonsville Campus)
800 South Rolling Road
Baltimore, Maryland 21228
Phone: (443) 840-4454
Coordinator/Teacher: Michelle Braxton
E-Mail: mbraxton@ccbcmd.edu
Description: College Out-Reach Experience is an organization that helps students work on developing skills and becoming more independent. Students tutor and work with C.O.R.E. program members to help them engage in meaningful learning experiences.
Volunteer Days: Students must contact the volunteer coordinator to volunteer at the C.O.R.E Program.
EBLO (Education Based Latino Outreach)
606 South Ann Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21231
Phone: (410) 563-3160
Website: www.eblo.org
Volunteer Coordinator: Erika Smith E-Mail: Ericka.eblo@gmail.com
Description: EBLO is a non-profit organization that offers educational assistance to the Latino community in the Baltimore-metropolitan area. EBLO offers tutorial services to school-age children and case management services.
Volunteer Days: Contact as days and times vary. Students should visit EBLO’s website for current information.
GATHER BALTIMORE
5500 Harford Road
Baltimore, Maryland 21214
Website: gatherbaltimore.org
Volunteer: volunteer@gatherbaltimore.org
Volunteers are the backbone of Gather Baltimore, without generous people willing to lend a hand, all of that food just couldn’t get to those in need. They regularly have between 4 and 20 volunteer opportunities per month and that is where you come in. Gather Baltimore needs help picking up food from wholesalers, supermarkets, and farmer’s markets. Primary need is in gleaning: volunteers go to local farms to harvest the fields after the farmers have completed their harvest. Additional need is helping unload sort, and loading food on their truck for delivery. Harvest Baltimore also needs help manning the pop up farm stands.
GAY, LESBIAN, BISEXUAL & TRANSGENDER COMMUNITY CENTER OF
BALTIMORE AND CENTRAL MARYLAND
241 W. Chase Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
Phone: (410) 837-5445
Email: info@glccb.org
Website: www.glccb.org
Description: This agency is the center for Baltimore’s GLBT community. The agency seeks volunteers to help with activities, events and programs. Volunteers must attend orientation, which takes place on the first Friday of every month from 6:00pm to 8:00pm (training time is considered part of your Service Learning hours)
Volunteer Days: Please call or e-mail the center for specific dates and times.
CHRISTOPHER PLACE EMPLOYMENT ACADEMY
725 Fallsway
Baltimore, Maryland 21202
Phone: (443) 986-9031
Volunteer Coordinator: Kim Kahl
E-Mail: kkahl@cc-md.org
Website: www.cc-md.org
Description: Christopher Place is a residential program that promotes the transformation of formerly homeless men. The program offers counseling, education and vocational training, life management skills and case management. Volunteers have the opportunity to work with counselors or with clients on a variety of programs.
Volunteer Days: Monday-Saturday
GIRL SCOUTS OF CENTRAL MARYLAND
4806 Seton Drive
Baltimore, MD 21215 Toll-Free: 800-492-2521
Phone: 410-358-9711 TDD: 410-358-9919
Fax: 410-358-9918 E-Mail: kperterson@gscm.org
Volunteer Coordinator: Katie Peterson
Description: Opportunities range from working directing with the girl scouts to behind-the-scenes support with event planning and fundraising. Volunteers must pass a background check.
Volunteer Days: Contact volunteer coordinator as days and times vary significantly.
HABITAT FOR HUMANITY RESTORE
505 Kane Street Baltimore, MD 21224 Phone: (410) 633-0505
3741 Commerce Dr. #311, Halthorpe, MD 21227 Phone:
8101 Ft. Smallwood Rd., Pasadena, md 21226 Phone: (410) 437-7755
8909 McGaw Ct. Columbia, MD. 21045 Phone: (410) 290-3700
Website: chesapeakerestore.org
Volunteer: All volunteer opportunities are listed on the website
Description: ReStores help local affiliates fund the construction of Habitat houses. Materials sold by Habitat ReStores are donated by building supply stores, contractors, manufacturers, and individuals. In addition to raising funds, ReStores help the environment by putting useable materials into use instead of into landfills.
Requirements: Volunteers must be at least sixteen years of age and able to be on their feet for extended periods of time, and to do light lifting (25 pounds). Additionally, General Store Assistant volunteers must be able to lift 50 pounds. Housewares Clerks must be able to stand, sit, squat, and bend for extended periods of time.
HABITAT FOR HUMANITY SANDTOWN
1300 N. Fulton Avenue Baltimore, MD 21217
Phone: 410.669.3309
Fax: 410.523.3015
Website:
sandtownhabitat.org
Volunteer: volunteer@sandtownhabitat.org.
Description: Sandtown Habitat for Humanity is a nonprofit Christian housing organization in the Sandtown-Winchester neighborhood of West Baltimore with the purpose of rebuilding the vacant housing in Sandtown, increasing homeownership and improving the health of the community. By having affluent and poor, black, white and Asian, urban and suburban working together in partnership, Habitat serves to build new relationships and an increased sense of community as well as new homes.Requirements: Sandtown Habitat for Humanity has a variety of opportunities for volunteer involvement. You do not need to be skilled in construction to have an impact – only a willingness to learn!
Volunteers must commit to a full day of volunteering which is 7:45 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. (Tuesday through Saturday). We are unable to accept individuals and groups that are unable to participate for the entire day. You must go on line to volunteer@sandtownhabitat.org to fill out an application to volunteer
HELPING UP MISSION
1029 East Baltimore Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21202
Phone: (410) 675-HELP (4357)
Contact: Kris Sharra Ex. 130
E-Mail: outreach@helpingup.org.
Website: www.helpingupmission.org
Description: Helping Up Mission is a faith based non-profit organization that serves homeless men in Baltimore City. The agency offers homeless men addiction counseling, transitional housing, health care services as well as GED classes and vocational training.
Volunteer Days: Vary review website and then e-mail for days and times
THE INTERNATIONAL RESCUE COMMITTEE
3516 Eastern Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21224
Contact: Kafiya Ismail X182
Phone: (410) 327-1885
E-Mail: kafiya.ismail@rescue.org
Website: rescue.org
Description: The International Rescue Committee relies on support from volunteers to aid refugees from other countries adjust to a new life in the U.S. Some duties may include assisting IRC employees with orientation and accompanying refugees to various appointments. Students who wish to volunteer should visit the IRC’s website to fill out an application. A background check and references are required.
Volunteer Days: Days and time vary please contact Kafiya Ismail
JEWISH MUSEUM OF MARYLAND
15 Lloyd Street
Baltimore, MD 21202
Phone: (410) 732-6400 ex.217
Website: jewishmuseummd.org
Volunteer Coordinator: Ilene Cohen
E-Mail: icohen@jewishmuseummd.org
Description: Volunteering is a great way to get involved at the Jewish Museum of Maryland. Volunteers at the Museum help to carry out the mission while enjoying opportunities for growth and community service. The Jewish Museum relies heavily on its many volunteers. The Museum has more than 60 regular volunteers who serve as receptionists, docents (guides), shop assistants, archival, curatorial, and office assistants. Volunteers also help to staff the Museum for special events. Please refer to the website for volunteer opportunities
JEWISH VOLUNTEER CONNECTION
5708 Park Heights Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21215
Phone: (410) 369-9302
Fax: 410 843 7485
Contact: Erica Bloom
E-Mail: ericabloom@associated.org
Website: www.jvcbaltimore.org
Description: If you are looking for either a one-time project or an ongoing opportunity, JVC offers a variety of ways for young adults to mix and mingle while participating in meaningful, hands-on volunteer experiences.
Volunteer Days: Review volunteer opportunities on the website then contact the volunteer coordinator for dates and times.
JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT OF CENTRAL MARYLAND
10711 Red Run Boulevard, Suite 110
Owings Mills, Maryland 21117 E-Mail: lkirby@jamaryland.org
Phone: (443) 394-7211, ext. 225 Website:www.jamaryland.org
Volunteer Coordinator: Lori Kirby
Description: Junior Achievement is an organization that works with over 80 schools in Baltimore city and county to help young boys and girls understand business management and economics. Volunteers would work in “Exchange City” where you will assist EC managers with several duties including monitoring children and collecting information about the information presented.
Volunteer Days: Contact for dates and times.
LEAGUE OF DREAMS
Founder/CEO Frank Kolarek
Phone: (410) 719-1691
E-Mail: fkolarek@leagueofdreams.org
Website: leagueofdreams.org
Description: Provides Baseball and Softball opportunities to individuals who would otherwise be incapable of playing in "traditional" leagues. Increase physical fitness levels of individuals who lead a low-impact lifestyle.
Volunteer Days: Contact Frank Kolareck
LIGHTHOUSE
60 Mellor Avenue
Catonsville, MD 21228-5Website: www.lighthouse-md.org
Contact: Linda Lombardo
Description: Lighthouse, Inc. is a private non-profit youth and family services center located in Catonsville, Maryland. Since 1971, Lighthouse has helped thousands of people who live, work, and attend school in southwest Baltimore County. As a member of the Maryland Association of Youth Services Bureaus, Lighthouse provides counseling for children, youth, and their families. We sponsor workshops and distribute informational "tip sheets" on a variety of family-and-child-related topics and we serve as an information and referral agency for our community. Lighthouse is also a training center for professionals who work with youth and families.
Volunteer Days: Contact Linda Lombardo104
Phone: (410) 788-5483 FAX: (410) 788-5486
LITTLE SISTERS OF THE POOR/ST. MARTINS HOME
St. Martin’s Home
601 Maiden Choice Lane
Catonsville, MD 21228-3698
Phone: (410) 744-9367
Volunteer Coordinator: Sister Lawrence Mary E-Mail: volbaltimore@littlesistersofthepoor.org
Website: littlesistersofthepoor.org
Description: Little Sisters of the Poor is an organization dedicated to the care of senior citizens. Volunteers are needed to help with activity and event planning or to simply spend time talking with residents.
Volunteer Days: Vary, review website for more info then contact for days and times.
MARSHY POINT NATURE CENTER
Baltimore, MD 21220
Phone: (410) 887-2817
Contact: Kirk Dreier E-Mail: kdrier@baltimorecountymd.gov
Website: www.marshypoint.org
Description: Marshy Point provides a wealth of volunteer opportunities for those interested in wildlife and the outdoors. Some of the volunteer opportunities include assisting with programs, promoting events, and maintaining animal exhibits.
Volunteer Days: Contact volunteer coordinator as days and times are negotiable.
MARYLAND COUNCIL FOR SPECIAL EQUESTRIANS
2501 Fredrick Road
Catonsville, MD 21228
Phone: 410-418-430
Volunteer Contact: Angie Schwartz
Description: MCSPE is a non-profit organization promoting riding for individuals with disabilities. Responsibilities may include mucking stalls, feeding, grooming, tacking horses and assisting instructors with classes.
Volunteers Days: Contact Angie Schwartz
MARYLAND FOOD BANK
2200 Halethorpe Farms Road
Baltimore MD, 21227
PhoneGroup) Volunteer Coordinator: Jill Rowlett x232
E-Mail: jkusner@mdfoodbank.org
(Individual)Volunteer Assistant: Candace Dozier x240
E-Mail: cdozier@mdfoodbank.org
Website: www.mdfoodbank.org
Description: The Maryland Food Bank packs and sorts food for delivery to other soup kitchens in Baltimore. Volunteers will organize meals for organizations and homebound individuals.
Volunteer Days: Monday through Friday 9-4pm, Wednesday evenings 5:30-8pm, Sat. mornings 8:30-12noon & 12-3
MARYLAND SCHOOL FOR THE BLIND
3501 Taylor Avenue
Baltimore, Maryland 21236
Phone: (410) 444-5000, ext. 469
Volunteer Coordinator: Lauren Pappas
E-Mail: mailto:laurenp@mdschblind.org
Website: www.mdschblind.org
Description: Maryland School for the Blind is a non-profit organization that assists those who are blind.
Volunteer Days: Minimum 4 hours a week for a 3 month commitment. Contact Lauren Pappas for dates and times.
MCKIM CENTER
1120 East Baltimore Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21202-4708
Phone: (410) 276-5519
Volunteer Coordinator: Debra Coates
E-Mail: McKimctr@aol.com
Website: www.mckimcenter.org
Description: The McKim Center houses an after-school program for children and teenagers between the ages of 6 and 18. Volunteers help the children with homework and assist with various other activities at the center.
Volunteer Days: Contact coordinator.
MY BROTHER’S KEEPER
4207 Frederick Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21229
Phone: (410) 644-3194
Contact: Ms. Danise Jones-Dorsey
E-Mail: danise1@verizon.net
Website: www.mybrotherskeeperbaltimore.org
Description: “My Brother’s Keeper” provides meals, counseling, and health-screenings for the homeless and needy citizens of the Irvington area.
Volunteer Days: Meal Service: Monday-Sunday 10:30am-12:30pm. Call for volunteer opportunities.
NEW LENS
2412 Madison Ave.
Baltimore, MD. 21217
Phone: (410) 383-7200
Volunteer Coordinator: Zoë Reznick Gewanter
E-Mail: zoe@newlensonfo
Phone: (410) 383-7200
Website: www.newlens.info
Description: New Lens is a youth driven social justice organization that makes art and media about issues where a youth perspective can inspire change. New Lens works on a variety of social issues including employment, justice, health and education issues. New Lens produces art and media on commission, teach youth in schools and communities and advocate for issues that impact young people’s lives. New Lens employ youth as leaders and through their efforts impact over 200 youth throughout the year. Various projects are available for volunteers interested in art and media.
PATAPSCO VALLEY HERITAGE GREENWAY
P.O. Box 96
Ellicott City, Maryland 21041
Phone: 410-480-0824.
E-Mail: patapscofriend@gmail.com
Website:
patpatapscoheritagegreenway.org
De
scription: The Patapsco Valley and Heritage Greenway is an organization devoted to environmental preservation through stream clean-up projects and tree planting. Events take place in a variety of locations close to the Catonsville campus. (PRIMARILY WEEKENDS)
Volunteer Days: Please contact volunteer coordinator or check website for scheduled clean-up dates and times.
PAUL’S PLACE OUTREACH CENTER
3651 Rolling Road
Baltimore, Maryland 21207
Contact: Evers Burns
Phone: (410) 887-4710 or (410) 922-1843
E-Mail: palscottsbranch@baltimorecountymd.gov
Description: This PAL recreation center provides a safe and constructive alternative for young school-age children. The PAL center offers crafts, tutorial programs, athletic programs and alcohol and substance abuse prevention. Students may be expected to work one-on-one with children in these areas.
Volunteer Days: Monday-Friday 3:00 pm-8:00 pm
(NOTE: All students must have a valid Maryland State ID to volunteer at any PAL center
PROJECT PLASE
1814 Maryland Avenue 3549-3601 Old Fredrick Road
Baltimore, MD 21201 Baltimore, Maryland 21229
Phone: (410) 837-1400 ex136 Phone: (410) 837-1400
E-Mail: volunteer@projectplase.org E-Mail: info@projectplase.org
Website: projectplase.org Fax: 410-837-6130
Description: Project PLASE serves approximately 450 individuals in our Transitional and Permanent Housing programs each year and thousands over the past 36 years. They bring hope, restore dignity and end the cycle of homelessness for clients and their families. Their work is a communal effort. Project PLASE relies on dedicated volunteers and supporters to make their work possible. Please refer to the Project Plase website projectplase.org for volunteer opportunities.
REAL FOOD FARMS/CIVIC WORKS
2801 St. Lo Drive
Baltimore, MD.21213
Volunteer Coordinator: Zach Chissell
Phone: 410 366- 8533 ext. 203
E-Mail: zchissell@civicworks.com
Website: realfoodfarm.org
Description: Real Food Farm is Civic Works’ innovative urban agricultural enterprise engaged in growing fresh produce on six acres of land in Clifton Park in northeast Baltimore. Real Food Farm broke ground in October 2009 and since then have been busy growing food, educating youth, partnering with community organizations, and bringing more real food to Northeast Baltimore.
Volunteer Days: Every Wednesday and Friday, first and third Saturdays from 9-12
RICA BALTIMORE
605 S. Chapel Gate Lane
Baltimore, MD 21229
Phone: (410) 368-7947
Reading Specialist: Donna Wasserman
E-Mail: julen925@gmail.com
Description: RICA-Baltimore is a mental health residential treatment facility of the Maryland State Department of Health and Mental Hygiene located in Baltimore City. This facility serves adolescents and their families from the central Maryland region, the Eastern Shore, and parts of Western Maryland. RICA-Baltimore is staffed by qualified multidisciplinary treatment teams, providing treatment and educational programs for adolescent boys and girls aged 12 to 18 who are experiencing emotional, behavioral and learning difficulties
RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE OF BALTIMORE, INC.
635 West Lexington St.
Baltimore, MD 21201
Phone: (410) 528-1010, ext. 106
Volunteer Coordinator: Amber Rose
E-Mail: arose@rmhcbaltimore.org
Website: www.rmhbaltimore.com
Description: Ronald McDonald House Charities of Baltimore, Inc. provides a home away from home for seriously ill children and their families and helps to fund programs in the state of Maryland that directly improve the well-being of children.
Volunteer Days: Multiple opportunities, review website then contact the volunteer coordinator.
SAMARITAN WOMEN
602 S. Chapel Gate Lane
Baltimore, MD 21229
Phone: (443) 858-7796
Executive Director: Jeanne Allert
E-mail: jallert@thesamaritanwomen.org
Description: A non-profit organization committed to promoting Health, Healing and Hope for women that have been victims of Human Trafficking. Providing a Farm & Food Ministry, Vocational and, Residential Programs as well as Fellowship and Social Justice Initiative. Students will work in the organic garden and farming area as well as minor house repairs.
Volunteer Days: Days vary please contact Jeanne Allert
ST. AMBROSE FAMILY OUTREACH CENTER (LEARN TO EARN / YOUTH PLACE)
3445 Park Heights Ave.
Baltimore, Maryland 21215
Phone: (410) 225-0870 Ex106
Volunteer Coordinator: Douglas Allers
E-Mail: douglas.allers@vincentbaltimore.org
Website: www.vincentbaltimore.org
Description: St. Ambrose offers several services in the community including adult literacy programs, transitional housing, youth tutoring, and meal programs.
Volunteer Days: Contact as days and times vary
STORYVILLE/WOODLAWN PUBLIC LIBRARY
118 Woodlawn Drive
Baltimore, Maryland
Phone: (410) 887-1336 Ex. #8
Contact: Christine Kamt
E-Mail: cwhisena@bcpl.net
Website: bcplstoryville.org
Description: Assist in a variety of activities with children from infant age to toddlers.
Volunteer Days: Monday-Thursday ( between the hours of) 9am-9pm, Friday-Saturday( between the hours
of) 9am-5:30pm, Sunday( between the hours of) 1-5pm
THE 6TH BRANCH
2400 Boston Street, Suite 102
Baltimore, Maryland 21224
Phone: (443) 543-8003
Executive Director: Dave Landymore
E-Mail: davelandymore@gmail.com or davelanymore@the6thbranch.org
Website: the6thbranch.org
Description: The 6th Branch is a nonprofit organization utilizing the leadership and organizational skills of military veterans to execute aggressive community service initiatives at the local level. At any time, The 6th Branch (T6B) is working on a host of initiatives to improve their shared community. There are numerous ways you can be part of this work. Whether you're looking for a one-time project or regular volunteer opportunities there are many areas that you are needed. The 6th Branch is currently beginning a new urban garden and help is needed. Please go to the website to see other 6th Branch projects that may be of interest
THE FARM AT PEARLSTONE
5425 Mt. Gilead Road
Reisterstown, Maryland 21136
Phone: (410) 429-4400 EX232
Volunteer Coordinator: Teri Jedeikin,
E-Mail: tjedeinkin@pearlstonecenter.org
Website: www.pearlstonecenter.org
Description: A variety of opportunities are available for students. Contact or visit Pearlstone’s website for more information.
Volunteer Days: Three-hour blocks of time are available for individuals or groups. Contact coordinator for days and times.
WEINBERG HOUSING AND RESOURCE CENTER
620 Fallsway
Baltimore, MD 21202
Phone: 443-478-3777 x407
Volunteer Coordinator: Beth Awalt
E-Mail: volunteerwhrc@cc-md.org
Website: http://www.catholiccharities-md.org/weinberg-housing-resource-center/
Description: The WHRC, managed by Catholic Charities as of July 1, 2013, provides temporary overnight shelter, case management, and resource referrals to people living in poverty in Baltimore City to help clients transition to permanent housing and self-reliance. Breakfast and dinner are served to overnight guests. A hot lunch is served daily at Our Daily Bread, directly across the street.
YMCA FAMILY DAY CARE AT UMBC
1000 Hilltop Circle
Baltimore, Maryland 21250
Phone: (410) 455-6830
Volunteer Coordinator: Jennifer Woodard
E-Mail: jwoodard@ymaryland.org
Description: UMBC – YMCA is a learning center located on the UMBC campus. For students who are looking to interact with children and participate in learning activities, this is the perfect site. Students will have the opportunity to read to children as well as assist teachers.
Volunteer Days: Monday-Friday 7:30am-6:00pm
(NOTE: Children take naps between 12:00pm and 2:30pm)
YMCA CATONSVILLE FAMILY CENTER
50 S. Rolling Road
Catonsville, Maryland 21228
Phone: (410)747-4951
Contact: Betty Sterner Regional Director
Assistant Director: Emily Taylor emilytaylor@ymaryland.org
E-Mail: bettysterner@ymaryland.org
Description: Y Journeys in Early Childhood Development focuses on the developmental and educational needs of the young child – with an emphasis on school-readiness and fun! Using the Core Knowledge Preschool Sequence, Y staff teaches skills related to school-readiness as measured by the Maryland State Department of Education. Plus, the Y’s character development values of caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility are infused into everything they do.
YMCA M.S. PROGRAM
850 S. Rolling Road
Baltimore, Maryland 212128
Phone: (410) 747-9622, ext. 302
Volunteer Coordinator: Joan Peters
Description: The MS program is a therapeutic program designed to help patients suffering with Multiple Sclerosis with enhancing their physical capabilities. Students will work one on one with patients in the water and offer other supportive service Volunteer Days: Friday & Sunday 1:00pm-3:30pmes.
CATONSVILLE EMERGENCY FOOD MINISTRIES

25 Bloomsbury Ave.
Catonsville, Maryland 21228
Phone: (410) 747-4357
Volunteer Coordinator: Megan L. Murduck or Deb Henkel
E-Mail: cefmnetwork@gmail.com
Web site: http://catonsvillehelp.org
Description: CEFM is a non-profit organization located in Baltimore County that provides food to homeless or needy citizens in the area. It also helps with utilities payment and eviction prevention. Volunteer duties may include picking up food donations, sorting and stacking food, preparing basic food assistance packages, and managing the store room as well as data entry and other clerical duties.
Volunteer Days: Monday thru Thursday 9-1. YOU MUST GO INTO THE CEFM BETWEEN 9AM TO-1PM MONDAY THRU THURSDAY TO SECURE YOUR VOLUNTEER POSITION

THE BALTIMORE STATION
140 West Street
Baltimore, MD 21217
Phone: (410) 462-2585

1611 Baker Street
Baltimore, MD 21217
Phone: (410) 752-4454
Web site: www.baltimorestation.org
Volunteer Coordinator: Greg Hartman
Description: The Baltimore station is a therapeutic residential treatment program supporting veterans and others who are transitioning through the cycle of poverty, addiction, and homelessness to self-sufficiency.
Volunteer needs: Assist in resident program. Organize fundraisers; donate skills in carpentry, painting, etc.
GAY LESIAN BISEXUAL TRANSGENDER COMMUNITY CENTER OF BALTIMORE & CENTRAL MARYLAND
1000 Cathedral Street, 3rd floor
Baltimore, MD 21201
Phone: (410) 777-8145
Web site: www.glccb.org
Description: The mission is "to be a catalyst for uniting and empowering sexual and gender minorities in Baltimore and Maryland, and to advacate for a better quality of life for the entire community".
Volunteer needs: Help plan pride, join a committe/group, offer special skills,and office work.
HOUSE OF DAVID
House of David provides a network of community and external family support resources to enhance parenting skills and to enrich the lives of both FATHERS AND CHILDREN.

200 E. Lexington Street, Suite 400

Baltimore, MD. 21202

Phone:443.571.2726

Web site: www.House-of-David.net

Volunteer Coordinator: David Clements

Description: Founded on Father's Day, 2011, House of David Advocates for Fathers, Inc. is a non-profit organization that seeks to assist Fathers during a time of family transition and change, to connect, strenghten, and continue to care for their children. House of David enpowers Fathers and strenghtens the parenting skills that lead to a lifetime relationship.

Volunteer needs:Support network....Legal services, Children's clothing Exchange, Partenting Skills, and external family support, etc.

 
 
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