Volunteering in Anne Arundel

July 18, 2014

Community action

A variety of volunteer opportunities are available in association with the wide array of programs offered by the Community Action Partnership. Information: 410-626-1800 or ghuntley@aaccaa.org.

Wildlife sanctuary

The nonprofit Davidsonville Wildlife Sanctuary needs volunteers 18 and older who can commit to at least one morning per week for animal care, including watering, feeding and cleaning for a wide variety of animals. Information: 410-798-0193 or go to wildlifesanctuary.us/dws.

Maritime Museum

The Annapolis Maritime Museum needs volunteers on a continuing basis to maintain and expand its environmental education program, conduct tours of the Thomas Point Shoal Lighthouse, restore wooden boats, interpret the museum's exhibits to the public and help with the winter seminar series, the summer concert series and events such as the Annapolis Oyster Roast and Sock Burning in March and the Boatyard Beach Bash in September. For more information, call Suzanne Mead at 410-990-4514 or email her at suzanne.mead@annapolis.org.  The website is amartime.org.

Medical center

The Anne Arundel Medical Center needs volunteers, 18 and older, daytime and evening hours, weekdays and weekends. Positions include patient interaction, customer service, and retail assistance. Information: 443-481-5050.

Police reserve

Volunteers are needed for the Anne Arundel County Police Department Reserve Officer program, a uniformed position to assist officers in traffic control, administrative duties, community relations, etc. Volunteers must be older than 21 and undergo a criminal background check. Hours of availability are flexible. A minimum of 16 service hours per month is required, and volunteers can be placed at any of the four district stations. Information: 410-222-0042 or aacounty.org/police.

Summer Garden Theatre

Numerous opportunities are available at Annapolis Summer Garden Theatre in production support, concierge and general volunteering, backstage and technical work, artistic involvement and more. Information: 410-268-9212 or go to summergarden.com/opportunities.html.

Quiet Waters Park

Volunteers 15 and older are needed for a variety of tasks to support the operation of the park and events throughout the year. Information: friendsofquietwaterspark.org.

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