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 and how to sign up!
In order to find the perfect volunteer opportunity for you, navigate to VolunteerMatch. To register with VolunteerMatch, click “Sign-Up”. Here, you can sign up with your Facebook, LinkedIn, or email. After you’re registered, begin browsing the volunteer opportunities available. Notably, there are 867 volunteer opportunities in Waldorf alone!
Next, 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, 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, as well as spending time with family or friends makes for a delightful experience.
Below, we list some of the volunteer opportunities below to pique your interest.
Last Chance Animal Rescue
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.
Bay Community Support Services
The Bay Community Support Services (BAYCSS) help improve the quality of life for people with disabilities and their families. Volunteer opportunities include cleaning vehicles used to transport individuals with disabilities, garden and yard work, and serving on the service committee or the Board of Directors.
Prince George’s County Memorial Library System
The Prince George’s County Memorial Library System promotes literacy and makes library resources available to local individuals and families. Additionally, several volunteer opportunities are available with the library. Opportunities include 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, then there are plenty of options here in Waldorf. Share in the comments below how you plan to volunteer your time this year!
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