Volunteering in Anne Arundel

Community Boating

Volunteers are needed at Annapolis Community Boating for positions in office work, marketing, maintenance, and helping to facilitate boating opportunities. Information: 410-703-8248 or email Lorie Stout at info@annapolisboating.org.


Summer Garden Theatre

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

Wildlife sanctuary

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

Cultural arts center

Volunteer opportunities at the Downtown Cultural Arts Center include administrative support, assistance with special events planning and set-up, facilitation of children's programming, and marketing promotions. For more information, call Adrian Bobb at 410-837-2787 or email dculturalartcenter@gmail.com.


A large number of volunteers 18 and older are needed to role play as airplane crash victims for the Emergency Plan Exercise (EPLEX) being held Saturday, May 3, at BWI Marshall Airport. The exact timeline is to be determined. The exercise is to test the initial emergency response to a commercial airline incident. To volunteer and for more information, email leslie.fries@redcross.org with "EPLEX" in the subject line.

Footworks ensemble

Volunteer opportunities are available in photography, tech support, filing and office work, fundraising, archiving and arts administration for the Footworks Percussive Dance Ensemble. Information: Marsha Searle at 410-897-9299 or office@footworks.org.

Special Olympics

Volunteers 16 and older are needed as coaches in the evenings, to assist with special events, regional competitions, fundraising and more. Contact Kyle Hines at 410-923-0383 or email khinessoaamd@gmail.com.


Volunteers 18 and older are needed to walk dogs, socialize cats, provide foster care, help with adoption shows, bathe and brush dogs and other duties. Training sessions are held once a month. Information: 410-268-4388 or email volunteer@aacspca.org.