Find the Volunteer Opportunity Right for You
Baltimore County has launched a partnership with Volunteer Solutions and the United Way to make finding volunteer opportunities even easier. Make a difference in your community by giving of your time, talents and experience. For many nonprofit and government agencies, the presence of volunteers is vital to successfully meeting their goals. Volunteering helps not just others but yourself as well by leading to new discoveries, new friends, and new interests.
- Volunteers: Register or Search Volunteer Opportunities – Prospective volunteers are now able to search volunteer opportunities on line. Use a search engine to find volunteer opportunities that match your skills and interests.
- Agencies: Register or Update your Information – Nonprofit and government agencies can register their agency and list their own opportunities for prospective volunteers.
2015 Volunteer Awards
The following awards were given out at the 2015 Annual RSVP Volunteer Recognition Luncheon:
- 2015 RSVP Volunteer of the Year Award – John and May Polley were honored for their work with the Hereford Food Pantry and the Baltimore County Christian Work Camp.
- 2015 Nonprofit of the Year Award – Community Assistance Network (CAN) provides a Food Pantry, Outreach Programs, Budget Counseling and Homeless Shelters.
- 2015 RSVP Economic Opportunity Champion Award – Narendra Shah was honored for his work as an AARP Tax Aide, SHIP Medicare Counselor, and Senior Craft Gallery tax assistant.
- 2015 RSVP Educational Services Champion Award – Thelma Mack was honored for her work as a volunteer with Glyndon Elementary School and with Reisterstown Senior Center.
- 2015 RSVP Health and Wellness Champion Award – Shirley Waclawski was honored as a volunteer at the Seven Oaks Fitness Center.
RSVP Hunger Corps Volunteers Needed
RSVP Hunger Corps provides senior volunteers, aged 55 or older, an opportunity to join the fight against hunger in their community. Through unique partnerships with non-profit organizations and government agencies, volunteers are paired with local sites to support local anti-hunger initiatives and hunger service programs.
RSVP Hunger Corps volunteers serve in a variety of capacities including:
- Providing nutrition education for at-risk communities
- Serving free meals to children in afterschool and summer programs
- Stocking and sorting food at local food pantries
- Sustaining and supporting community gardens
- Providing outreach and enrollment assistance for SNAP (formally Food Stamps)
- Serving meals at local soup kitchens and emergency shelters
- Volunteers make their own schedules, deciding how often and for how long they would like to volunteer, at one of the many volunteer sites located throughout Baltimore County.
If you are age 55 or older, and are interested in pursuing a fulfilling volunteer position to end hunger in Baltimore County, call RSVP at 410-887-3101 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information about volunteer opportunities throughout Baltimore County, call 410-887-2715 or email email@example.com today.
Volunteer Opportunities Sponsored by the Baltimore County Government
- Home Team - Help for homebound seniors.
- RSVP - Retired and Senior Volunteer Program.
- Long Term Care Ombudsman - Advocate for assisted living and nursing home residents.
- Baltimore County Public Schools - Volunteer opportunities.
- Baltimore County Public Library - Volunteer opportunities.
- Local Watershed Associations - Volunteering for the environment.
Senior Centers - Volunteer at BCDA senior centers
Revised October 21, 2015