Is your New Year’s resolution volunteer related? While going on a mission trip or service adventure abroad is exciting and admirable, there are plenty of organizations and causes right here in our backyard that need volunteers. In this article, we’ll take a look at volunteer opportunities in Waldorf, MD and how to sign up!
To start looking for the perfect volunteer opportunity for you, navigate to VolunteerMatch. Click “Sign-Up” if you aren’t already registered with VolunteerMatch. There’s an option to sign up with your Facebook, LinkedIn, or email. Once you’re registered, start browsing the volunteer opportunities available. In Waldorf alone, there are 867 volunteer opportunities!
Check the boxes along the left sidebar to filter options according to the cause areas that most interest you. Whether you’re an animal lover, have a heart for the homeless, or enjoy working with kids and youth, there’s a volunteer opportunity for you.
Sign up with a buddy for an extra fun time volunteering. The satisfaction of knowing you’re helping someone or something in need paired with spending time with a friend, family member, or significant other makes for a delightful experience.
We’ve highlighted some of the volunteer opportunities below to pique your interest.
This no-kill animal shelter helps reduce the number of dogs euthanized in the Waldorf area by providing veterinary care and re-homing services. Get involved with this organization by fostering an animal or as a “Puppy Wrangler.” Puppy Wranglers are paired with a puppy for the day to help him or her find their fur-ever home at Petsmart.
The Bay Community Support Services (BAYCSS) help improve the quality of life for people with disabilities and their families. Volunteer opportunities with BAYCSS include cleaning vehicles used to transport individuals with disabilities, garden and yard work, serving on the service committee, and serving on the Board of Directors.
The Prince George’s County Memorial Library System promotes literacy and makes library resources available to local individuals and families. Several volunteer opportunities are available with the library, including Kids’ Club Attendants, Mentors, and Assistant English Conversation Club Facilitators.
If you’re willing to start giving your valuable time to an organization or cause in 2018, there are plenty of options to make an impact on your local community. Share in the comments below how you plan to volunteer your time this year!
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