Charity's Closet & Success In Style — Success In Style provides free business wardrobes and coaching to disadvantaged individuals seeking employment. Weekday and weekend opportunities available. Volunteers may choose one Charity's Closet item for each four hour shift volunteered. Historic Savage Mill, 8600 Foundry St., Savage. 443-538-3843 or http://www.successinstyle.org.
The Columbia Orchestra — Seeking volunteers for concerts and/or light office duties. Duties would include ushering, handing out programs and answering general questions at the orchestra's eight concerts, running from October to June. Office volunteers would be need for two-four hours once or twice a month, dates and times are flexible. 8510 High Ridge Road, Ellicott City, MD 21043. 410-465-8777 or email@example.com.
The Cedar Lane School — Seeking volunteers to escort students between classes and assist students during class time. Volunteers may work partial or whole days during school hours, 7:50 a.m.-2:25 p.m., 11630 Scaggsville Road, Fulton. Mary Beth Yelen, 410-888-8800.
Deep Run Elementary School — Seeking volunteers to shelve books and assist with other organizational tasks in the media center. Volunteer one day per week, any time between 8:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. Contact Barbara Moyer at firstname.lastname@example.org or 410-313-5000.
Glenelg High School Front Office — Seeking volunteers to greet visitors, answer phones, take messages, make copies, and/or contact parents to verify early dismissals. Days and times flexible, between 7:15 a.m.-noon. 14025 Burntwoods Road, Glenelg. Michele Nethken, 410-313-5528 or Michele_Nethken@hcpss.org.
Glenelg High School Media Center — Seeking volunteers to lift and move sets of books; check the shelf; order of books; and reorder as needed. Volunteer for either or both jobs. Days and times are flexible, between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. 14025 Burntwoods Road, Glenelg. 410-313-5528 or Aimee_Chanhatasilpa@hcpss.org.
Glenelg High School Student Services — Seeking volunteers to occasionally help with junior interviews, prepare information packets, assist students or other special projects. 14025 Burntwoods Road, Glenelg. 410-313-5535 or Sandra_Miles@hcpss.org.
Hollifield Station Elementary — Seeking volunteers to support students in grades kindergarten-five with reinforcement activities in reading and/or math. Training will be provided. Volunteers are also needed to assist with organized physical activities and/or a walking initiative during recess. Dates and times are flexible, and will begin when school starts in the fall. Contact Gwen Jones, assistant principal, at email@example.com or 410-313-2550.
Hollifield Station Elementary Transport — Seeking a volunteer to transport print jobs between the school, 8701 Stonehouse Drive, Ellicott City, and the Howard County Public School System print shop, located at 10920 Route 108. One round trip per week at the volunteer's convenience; some lifting required. 410-313-2550.
Hospital Accompaniment Advocate — An on-call volunteer position responsible for responding to Howard County General Hospital within 30 minutes of receiving a call, to provide comfort, support and advocacy to survivors of sexual assault. Extensive training and tuberculosis testing required. Must be at least 21. http://www.dvcenter.org. 410-997-0304 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Howard County Commission on Aging — Seeking applicants to serve five-year terms and represent diverse professional backgrounds, various age and ethnic groups, and different geographic areas throughout the county. The commission works with the Office on Aging to plan activities, researches county and state legislation that would impact the health and well-being of older adults and their families, and provides testimony when appropriate. Candidates must be Howard County residents, age 18 or older, have an interest in promoting successful aging for older adults in the county and be able to attend the once-a-month meetings. Applicants should send a résumé and a brief letter explaining why they want to serve on the commission to: Howard County Government, Department of County Administration, Attn: Susan Smith-Bauk, 3430 Courthouse Drive, Ellicott City, MD 21043. The names of eligible applicants will be submitted to the county executive for approval and then to the County Council for confirmation. 410-313-6410 or http://www.howardcountymd.gov/ commissiononaging.htm.
Howard County Conservancy — Seeking Wednesday morning drop-in gardening volunteers to help maintain the plant gardens on the conservancy property. Gardening is Wednesdays, starting at 9:30 a.m.; weather dependent. Contact Tabby Fique at 410-465-8877, email@example.com or go to http://www.hcconservancy.org.