ADULT EDUCATION, BALTIMORE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOL, 6901 Charles St., Towson 21204. Contact: 887-4064. For: Teaching to improve reading under Volunteers in Partnership program.
ADULT BASIC EDUCATION, OFFICE OF CONTINUING EDUCATION, .5,7.5 Howard Community College, Columbia 21044. Contact: 964-4919. For: One-to-one tutor in all basic skills (reading, writing, math) and English as a second language.
ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY, NORTH COUNTY EMERGENCY OUTREACH NETWORK, 502 5th Avenue, Glen Burnie, 21093. Contact: 768-1586. For: Telephone answerers, interviewers, clerical, fund raisers and many varied task.
ASSOCIATED BLACK CHARITIES, 2901 Druid Park Drive, Suite A-210, Baltimore, 21215. Contact: 669-7900. For: Office help in compiling a list of organizations for an information and referral service and for the membership campaign.
ASSOCIATED CATHOLIC CHARITIES, 320 Cathedral St., Baltimore 21201. Contact: 547-5483. Includes: Our Daily Bread, 17 W. Franklin St., Baltimore 21201. Contact: 539-2744. For: Serving hot lunch. My Sister's Place, 123 W. Mulberry St., Baltimore 21201. Contact: 727-3523. For: Women to help homeless women and children for day help and assistance with finding permanent shelter and other services and to interact with clients or assist with shelter duties. Christopher Place, 709 E. Eager St., Baltimore 21202. Contact: 576-0066. For: Volunteers assist with case work, providing food and other help at this overnight shelter for homeless men. Sarah's House, 2013 20th St., Fort Meade 20755. Contact: 551-7722 or 672-3700. For: Serving food, assisting residents, working with children and with office routine at this 24-hour shelter for homeless women and children.
ASSOCIATED JEWISH CHARITIES & WELFARE FUND, VOLUNTEER CLEARING HOUSE, 101 W. Mount Royal Ave., Baltimore 21201. Contact: 466-9200, Ext. 198. For: Well-organized, detail-oriented adults to serve as library assistants (a library degree is not necessary) plus other volunteer opportunities.
BALTIMORE CITY PUBLIC SCHOOLS, EXTERNAL DIPLOMA PROGRAM, HARFORD INSTITUTE, 2555 Harford Road, Baltimore, 21218. Contact: 396-6250. For: Helping adults obtain a high school diploma by sharing two to six hours a week, day or evening, to tutor in basic reading, writing and math.
BALTIMORE COUNTY VOLUNTEER FIREMEN'S ASSOCIATION, Includes 33 fire companies throughout the county. Contact: Chief Ralph Nelson, 887-4595 or Bernard J. Smith, 242-4014. For: Volunteer firemen and other help.
BALTIMORE COUNTY POLICE EXPLORERS, 7209 Belair Road, Baltimore, 21236. Contact: 887-5201. For: To participate in numerous details in areas of traffic direction, security and communications and more.
BALTIMORE COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY, 320 York Road, Towson 21204. Contact: 296-8500. For: All 22 branches including mini-libraries, where volunteers carry out all duties such as checking in and out and assisting patrons.
BALTIMORE GOODWILL INDUSTRIES INC., 4001 Southwestern Blvd. Contact: 247-3500. For: Clerical, typing, answering phones, salespersons in stores.
BALTIMORE JUNIOR CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, 7 E. Franklin St., 3rd floor, Baltimore 21202. Contact: 752-1325. For: Members, ages 25 to 40, volunteer their personal and professional talents to work on many projects and programs to benefit Baltimore and its residents.
BALTIMORE NEIGHBORHOODS INC., 319 E. 25th St., Baltimore 21218. Contact: 243-6007. For: Clerical work to be tenant landlord counselors and testers for housing discrimination and more. Training provided.
BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU, 401 N. Howard St., Baltimore 21201. Contact: 347-3977. For: Services to help monitor marketing practices and performances of business such as public information specialist, answering phones, preparing report summaries, gathering information, arbitrating coordinator, consumer complaint specialist.
CAREERSCOPE, 5485 Harper's Farm Road, #219, Columbia 21044. Contact: 992-5042. For: Career counselors, general office help.
CARROLL COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY, 50 E. Main St., Westminster 21157. Contact: 848-4250. For: Story-time aides, shelf reader, clipping clerk, clerical, circulation, genealogy and programming aides.
COUNCIL FOR CHILDREN AND YOUTH, HOWARD COUNTY, 3450 Courthouse Drive, Ellicott City 21043. Contact: 992-2052. For: Helping identify issues, resources, gaps in service, duplications. Need council membership, committee work.
CIVIL DEFENSE, HOWARD COUNTY, eg,7.5,7.5 George Howard Building, 3430 Courthouse Drive, Ellicott City 21043. Contact: 992-2300. For: Radiological training, civil defense exercise, shelter management, Red Cross training.
DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES, 1510 Guilford Ave., Baltimore 21202. Contact: 361-2555. For: Assisting staff in delivering services to clientele, work in public relations, fiscal operations, office assistants, transportation aides and child abuse intake aides, help families in need of food, shelter and clothing.
DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES, BALTIMORE COUNTY, 620 York Road, Towson 21204. Contact: 887-3024. For: Adolescent/parent aide, be a friend and role model, clerical, transportation (use agency cars), casework (experience necessary), shopping companion and running errands for elderly and disabled.
DIVISION OF CORRECTION, 66776 Reisterstown Road, Suite 309, Baltimore 21215. Contact: 764-4121 or TTY, 486-0677. For: Teaching sign language to hearing-impaired inmates and other services.
DIVISION OF PAROLE AND PROBATION, REGIONAL OPERATIONS, 231 East Baltimore St., Suite 400, Baltimore 21202. Contact: 333-4101. For: Caseload aides, public relations, clerical aides, telephone receptionist, research analysis, graphics and design, journalist. Volunteers must have crime-free backgrounds.
DIVISION OF PAROLE AND PROBATION, HOWARD COUNTY, 3451 Courthouse Drive, Ellicott City 21043. Contact: 461-0420. For: Coordinator. Matching minor offenders with community service project and monitor progress on that project.
EXCHANGE CLUB CENTER FOR THE PREVENTION OF CHILD ABUSE OF MARYLAND INC., 1310 S. Charles St., Baltimore 21230. Contact: 576-2414. For: Helping families solve problems, offering parents experiences they never had in childhood, listening, caring, encouragement and outings, visiting the home frequently over an extended period of time.
FIRN (FOREIGN-BORN INFORMATION AND REFERRAL NETWORK), 10451 Twin Rivers Road, Columbia 21044. Contact: or 596-4316 (evenings). For: Tutor -- teach newcomers English as a second language, friendly resource, develop cross-cultural friendships, interpreter/translator if possible, transportation, computer programming, legal adviser, accounting, grantsmanship.
FIRST STEP YOUTH SERVICES CENTER INC., 8303 Liberty Road Baltimore 21207, or 725-A Main St., Reisterstown 21136. Contact: 521-3800. For: Clerical work and other office work around center, which offers counseling for youth and family and a drug abuse program.
FISH OF HOWARD COUNTY, Trinity School, Ilchester and Landing roads, Ellicott City, 21043. Contact: 730-5480. For: Telephone duty, 12 hours each month at volunteer's home via answering service. Food sorting, delivery of food to "cupboards" around the county.
FORWARD STEP INC., P.O. Box 1005, 107 Edgewood Road, Edgewood 21040. Contact: 679-8186 or 679-8146. For: Counselors, tutors, legal advisers, errand assistants, general maintenance, public speakers, career and unemployment advisers, computer and accounting assistants, household helpers, clerical.
FRANCISCAN CENTER, 2212 Maryland Ave., Baltimore 21218. Contact: 467-5340. For: Handyman, tutors (October through ,X May), dining room aide, clothing floor volunteer to sort and distribute clothing donations.
FRIENDSHIP EXCHANGE OF THE SERVICE COORDINATION SYSTEMS, 711 West 40th St., Suite 429, Baltimore 21211. Contact: 235-8110. Includes: Anne Arundel County office, 7310 Ritchie Highway, Suite 306, Glen Burnie 21061. 766-2882. Administrative Office and Frederick Office, 431 Carrollton Drive, Frederick 21701, 663-0909; and Myersville Office at 293-1880. For: Advocates and companions, provide varied services and spend time with an individual that is developmentally disabled. Need own transportation or ability to use public transportation, respect of disabled people's rights and to engage in activities in the community with a disabled person.
GOVANS PARENT-INFANT CENTER INC., 5824 York Road, Baltimore 21212. Contact: 435-2528. For: Work with toddlers while their parents are in discussion groups, 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Tuesdays; with infants ages 6 to 12 months from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. on Wednesdays and to serve on the board of the center.
GRANITE HOUSE INC., P.O. Box 2072 (98 N. Court St.), Westminster 21157. Contact: 857-0299 or 876-3007. For: Transportation, accompany to recreational and social outings, teach meal planning and cooking skills for family services, mental health and counseling.
GRASS ROOTS CRISIS INTERVENTION AND PEER COUNSELING CENTER INC., 8045 Guilford Road, Columbia 21044-4014. Contact: 531-6006 or 6677. TTY 531-6080. For: Counselors, late evening and weekend help, for walk-in appointments for everyone in need, food and supplies.
GROWTH CENTER, HOWARD COUNTY, 10760 Hickory Ridge Road, Columbia 21043. Contact: 997-0646. For: Psychosocial rehabilitation for chronically mentally ill. Assist with daily living skills, be a friend in social or recreational activities, visiting friend, sponsor class in long- or short-term sharing of skill or interest.
HARPER'S CHOICE COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION (Kahler Hall), 5440 Old Tucker Row, Columbia 21044. Contact: 730-3888. For: Receptionist for lobby/front desk.
HARBEL COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION INC., 5807 Harford Road, Baltimore 21214. Contact: 444-2100. For: Serving residents of northeast Baltimore. Needs volunteers in any of five programs: Alcoholism services, drug abuse prevention for youth, youth diversion, mayor's station and community services. Present need is for tutors, two hours per week, to help junior or senior high school students in reading and math skills, and for clerical assistance of light typing and answering telephones.
HEAD START, BALTIMORE, HARFORD AND CECIL COUNTIES, 7701 Dunmanway, Baltimore 21222. Contact: 285-7030. For: Providing educational, social and physical activities for pre-school children of low-income families. Need classroom assistants, field trip chaperones, clerical, speech therapist assistants and drivers.
HOWARD COUNTY LIBRARY, 10375 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia 21044-3499. Contact: 997-8000. For: Visiting residents of the county's two nursing homes, Lorien and Bon Secours and other work in all branches.
HUMAN RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT AGENCY OF BALTIMORE COUNTY, 7701 Dunmanway, Baltimore 21222. Contact: 285-4674. For: Work in food pantry and with welfare recipients. Needs teachers and those with writing, public relations, public speaking and coordinating clerical skills and more.
HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION, HOWARD COUNTY, 3450 Courthouse Drive, Ellicott City 21043. Contact: 992-2162. For: Enforcement of human rights in Howard County. Clerical assistant, Martin Luther King Celebration assisting with mailings and phone, network of neighbors.
INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE, 31 Hopkins Plaza, Baltimore 21201. Contact: 962-2402. For: VITA, which has provided free assistance for 17 years to taxpayers with simple returns, particularly the lower-income, non-English-speaking and the handicapped, offered in libraries, churches, schools, etc. Also, TCE, which offers free tax service for the elderly.
JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTERS, 5700 Park Heights (542-4900); 3506 Gwynnbrook Ave., Owings Mills and Milldale Camps, 5425 Mount Gilead Road, Reisterstown (356-5200). Contact: 542-4900, Ext. 146. For: Eating together program, help elderly, in mail room, nursery, club advisers for senior adults and planners for family programming. In summer and carnival programs want ages 12 and up to work.
JUSTICE RESOURCES, INC., 528-30 St. Paul Place, Baltimore, 21202. Contact: 837-9660. For: foster care homes for troubled children who have come to the attension of the Juvenile Court.
LEGAL AID, HOWARD COUNTY, 3525 Ellicott Mills Drive, Suite A, Ellicott City 21043. Contact: 992-0660. For: Secretarial support, legal research, law student intern preferred.
LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS OF CARROLL COUNTY, 2113 Don Ave., Westminster 21157. Contact: 848-5997. For: Clerical, receptionist, public speaking, accounting, baby-sitting, advocacy on aging, education, civil/human rights issues.
LITERACY COUNCIL OF CARROLL COUNTY, Carroll County Public Library, 50 E. Main St., Westminster 21157. Contact: 848-6506. For: Tutoring adults who cannot read or have great difficulty in reading.
MARYLAND FOOD COMMITTEE, 204 East 25th Street, Baltimore Contact: 366-0600. For: Help as organizers of networks around the state, help with fund-raising, office help and more.
MARYLAND PAROLE AND PROBATION, 5111 Berwyn Road, College Park 21740. Contact: 345-3787. For: Interviewing clients, assign clients to service projects, follow-up with clients, refer back to court if necessary.
MARYLAND STATE BAR ASSOCIATION, HOMELESS PERSONS REPRESENTATION PROJECT, 520 W. Fayette Street, Baltimore, 21201. Contact: 685-7878. For: Volunteer lawyers to visit homeless shelters across the state to offer free legal services to the needy.
NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People), 8 W. 26th St., Baltimore 21218. Contact: 366-3340. For: Clerical work to supplement office staff, mailings, janitorial, for 23 standing committees that focus on community concerns.
NATIONAL COMMITTEE FOR CITIZENS IN EDUCATION (NCCE), 10840 Little Patuxent Parkway, Suite 301, Columbia 21044. Contact: 997-9300. For: Hot line staff, talk with parents about problems, research issues and send materials to callers.
NEW WINDSOR SERVICE CENTER, Box 188, New Windsor 21776. Contact: 635-6464. For: Tutors, clerical, switchboard relief operators, tour guides, lawn work, salespeople, warehouse.
OFFENDER AID AND RESTORATION (OAR), 401 E. Eager St., Baltimore 21202. Contact: 396-8066. For: Adults and students interested in the criminal justice process to work with pre-trial defendants at City Jail and those released to the custody of OAR.
ORGANIZATION FOR THE ENFORCEMENT Of CHILD SUPPORT, 119 Nicodemus Road, Reisterstown 21136. Contact: 833-2458. For: Clerical work, fund-raising, membership recruitment and information service.
PEOPLES HOMESTEADING GROUP, INC. 4100 E. North Ave., Baltimore 21202. Call: 889-0071. For: To help restore home for low income families. Workathons for people help provide funds to continue the work.
S.E.R.V., Society of Executive Retired Volunteers, Suite 800, Inner Harbor Center, 400 E. Pratt St., Baltimore, 21202. Contact: 625-5811. For: The leadership skills of private and public senior executives who have retired or are approaching retirement to match them with the needs of non-profit organizations for general or administrative management, planning, marketing, communications and more.
SEXUAL ASSAULT CENTER OF HOWARD COUNTY, 7.5 8950 Route 108, Columbia. Contact: 964-0504. For: Crisis hot line answering in three shifts each month from the volunteer's home via call forwarding, accompanying to hospital or police
department, court, speakers bureau.
SOIL CONSERVATION SERVICE, USDA, THE EARTH TEAM, 9025 Chevrolet Drive, Suite J, Ellicott City 21043. Contact: 465-3180. For: Engineering aide, assist as rod men, record keepers, draftsmen, map measurer and technical tasks associated with layout, installation and construction checking of conservation practice installations on farms.
UNITED WAY, 22 Light St., Baltimore 21202. Contact: 659-0050. For: Information regarding 350 agencies in central Maryland and the volunteer opportunities in your community. The Management
Resources Center of United Way offers a free 2 1/2 -hour board leadership workshop for all Central Maryland voluntary boards of directors of health and human services organizations, and it is not limited to United Way-supported agencies. Contact: 547-8000, Ext. 289.
UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND COOPERATIVE EXTENSION SERVICE, Includes: ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY, 101 Crain Highway, Glen Burnie 21061. Contact: 787-6757. For: Master gardeners for urban agriculture and 4-H leaders. BALTIMORE CITY, 17 S. Gay St., Baltimore 21202. Contact: 396-1753. For: Variety of help with 4-H clubs. Master gardeners for community gardens, nutrition programs, will train financial counselors. BALTIMORE COUNTY, Agriculture building, 9811 Van Buren Lane, Cockeysville 21030. Contact: 666-1022. For: Master gardeners for urban agriculture and 4-H leaders. CARROLL COUNTY, Agricultural Lane, Westminster 21157. Contact: 875-2801 or 1-848-4611. For: 4-H and homemakers clubs. HARFORD COUNTY, 220 S. Main St., Bel Air 21014. Contact: 838-6000, Ext. 255. For: 4-H programs and will train financial counselors. HOWARD COUNTY, 3525 L, Ellicott Mills Drive, Ellicott City 21043. Contact: 992-2030. For: Various 4-H programs, clerical help and nutrition education programs.
URBAN SERVICES AGENCY, 227 St. Paul Place, Baltimore 21202. Contact: 396-3186. For: Help in neighborhood centers, classroom aides for Baltimore City Head Start, general maintenance, ushers for cultural arts program, tutors, Eubie Blake Cultural Museum guides, volunteer coordinator and to package and distribute federal food commodities.
VOLUNTEER & SELF-HELP HOUSING COALITION OF HOWARD COUNTY, Oliver's Carriage House, 5410 Leaf Treader Way, Columbia 21044. Contact: 730-8753. For: work teams to perform minor home repairs, clerical typing and filing, and computer programing, for providing services to low-income, elderly and disabled residents of Howard County.
WAVERLY FAMILY CENTER, 901 Montpelier St., Baltimore 21218. Contact: 235-0555. For: Tutors for adults who can't read or want to prepare for GED and for children, office work and general help.
WISH INC. (WOMEN IN SELF HELP), P.O. Box 11076, Baltimore 21212. Contact: 433-9400. For: Volunteer counseling. An anonymous peer counseling service operated for women by women.