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    Prince Georges Volunteer Center

    P.O Box 187, Hyattsville, MD 20781

    (301)699-2800    Fax (301)699-2806 

    Volunteer Opportunities 

    Open To All Ages 

    Prince Georges County Feral Friends- Bowie, MD (301)262-6452

    Helps reduce Prince Georges County Pet Overpopulation 

    SPIN (Silk Painters International) - Lanham, MD (301)474-7347

    Promotes silk painting to the general public through education and publications and to inspire new as well as established artists through public events and professional recognition 

    Neighborhood Design Center- Mount Rainier, MD (301)474-7347

    The neighborhood Design Center (NDC) mobilizes volunteers who develop conceptual design solutions in response to community needs revitalization needs 

    UM Cooperative Extension Service-Clinton, MD (301)868-9410

    Provides basic financial management education to individuals and families 

    Aaron Parker Foundation- Lanham, MD (301)459-5240

    Dedicated to extending the circle of caring to patients with leukemia and their families 

    SHARE- Hyattsville, MD (301)864-3115

    Provides wholesome and nutritious food to families and individuals at a reduced cost, promotes volunteer service in our communities. Builds partnerships with community organizations 

    Mission of Love, Inc. - Capitol Heights, MD (301)

    Provides services to low income and homeless individuals and families, troubled and pregnant teens, and individuals at risk in an effort to prevent poverty, incarceration, and homelessness 

    Virtuous Enterprizes, Inc-Fort Washington, MD (301)203-4888

    Enriches the quality of life of undeserved women and girls in the Washington Metropolitan Area with spiritual, personal, and career enrichment services 

    Meals on Wheels- Takoma Park, MD (301)434-1922

    Delivers meals to elderly and/or housebound individuals 

    Friendship Terrace Retirement Home- Washington, DC (202)244-7400

    Promotes harmony, health, and happiness for seniors who live independently 

    Washington Center for Aging Services- Washington, DC (202)541-6269

    Concerned with long-term care 

    PFLAG of Metropolitan DC- Washington, DC (202)638-3852

    Parents, families, and friends of lesbian and gays promotes the equality and well-being of gay, lesbian, and transgendered persons, their families and friends

    Through:

    Support to cope with an adverse society

    Education to enlighten an ill-informed public

    Advocacy to end discrimination and secure equal civil rights 

    SCORE- Washington, DC (202)606-4000

    Counselors to America’s small businesses

    Provides one-on-one free counseling, workshops, and team visits to sites 

    Holiday Project- Alexandria, VA (703)370-0370

    Visits people confined to hospitals, nursing homes, and shelters, as well as local prisons on Thanksgiving, Hanukah, Christmas, and other Holidays 

    Open to Ages 7 and Older 

    Jwanzaa Youth Partnership, Inc. - Mitchellville, MD 301)-805-1984

    A youth partnership program targeting African American males and females

    One-on-one and group mentoring is offered as well as behavioral modification programs

    Academics and career planning stressed 

    USNPS Oxon Hill Farm-Oxon Hill, MD (301)839-1176

    A park representing a turn of the century farm, programs and activities are performed on a daily basis; milking cows by hand 

    Christian Community Group Homes-Washington, DC (202)635-9384

    Provides community support intergenerational housing programs 

    Open to Ages 10 and Older 

    Greenbelt Adult Care Center- Greenbelt, MD (301)785-0359

    The University Fellowship Club opened in 1975 and was the first adult care program on PG County 

    MD Forest Services-Annapolis, MD (410)260-8510

    Department of Natural Resources National Parks program 

    Open To Ages 12 and Older 

    Joe’s Movement Emporium/ World Arts Focus- Mount Rainier, MD (301)669-1819

    World Arts at Joe’s Movement Emporium promotes participation and practice in dance, movement, and diverse performance traditions while using the as a tool for community revitalization. 

    Crystal Lighthouse Pregnancy Center-Camp Springs, MD (301)449-8601

    Christian counseling for pregnant teens and adults 

    MD State Highway Association- Upper Marlboro, MD (301)952-0555

    Adopt-a- Highway Program 

    Accokeek Foundation-Accokeek, MD (301)283-2113

    A recreational and educational model of a colonial farm, maintained by the Accokeek Foundation in alliance with the National Park Service 

    Adelphi/Langley Park Family Support Center-Adelphi, MD (301)431`-6210

    To strengthen and support families with children 0-48 months 

    College Park Youth and Family Services- College Park, MD (301)474-1210

    To promote positive youth development and to prevent juvenile delinquency and family disruption through family counseling and community outreach 

    First Night of Annapolis, Inc.-Washington, DC (410)268-8553

    Maryland’s celebration of Lively (performing) Arts on New Year’s Eve 

    DC Central Kitchen, Inc. - Washington, DC (202)234-0707

    Picks up surplus food from restaurants, hotels, and catered event, combines and re-prepares it into meals and delivers to area shelters and feeding program 

          Open to Ages 13 and Older 

    MDNR Merkle Wildlife Sanctuary- Upper Marlboro, MD (301)888-1410

    Visitors center open to public

    Sanctuary is intended to provide educational opportunities to a wide variety of audiences concerning reptile and amphibian care 

    Heartland Hospice-Landover, MD (301)731-4900

    Provides palliative care to terminally ill patients and emotional support to their families

    Monthly volunteer training 

    Bowie Community Media Corp-Bowie, MD (301)809-3057

    Nonprofit organization that promotes the awareness and use of a community access channel (Channel 6A) for Bowie 

    Bradford Oaks Nursing and Rehabilitation Center-Clinton, MD (301)856-1660

    Bradford Oaks Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Clinton provides residential care for elderly care 

    United Way of Calvert County –Prince Fredrick, MD (410)286-0100

    Fundraising Organization 

    Veterans Administration Medical Center-Washington, DC (202)745-8320

    Acute care teachings facility providing general and specialized services in surgery, neurology and psychology for area veterans 

    Open to Ages 14 and Older 

    Maryland National Capital Park and Planning Commission-Various Locations

    (301)248-7208

    A variety of volunteer positions in numerous locations throughout the county

    Please visit http://www.pgcparks.com/things/volunteer.html 

    PGC Animal Shelter- Forestville, MD (301)499-8305

    To use volunteers to help with licensing, dog shows, dog and cat socializing, and

    Humane education 

    Christmas in April of Prince George’s County-Clinton, MD (301)868-0937

    Annual Projects in April repairs and renews homes and yards of those unable to do these tasks or to hire professional help 

    Prince George’s County Memorial Library System- Hyattsville, MD (301)925-9610

    Countywide Library System 

    Collington Episcopal Life Care Community-Mitchellville, MD (301)925-9610

    Provides a safe therapeutic environment with specialize care 

    Crescent Cities Jaycees Foundation- Oxon Hill, MD (301)567-7076

    Provides programs and services to senior citizens throughout the County 

    Doctors Community Hospital-Lanham, MD (301)552-8001

    An acute care hospital providing full services 

    PGC Health Department- Largo, MD (301)883-7802

    Protecting, promoting, and improving the health of Prince George’s County 

    Laurel Regional Hospital- Laurel, MD (301)497-7950

    Full care hospital 

    PGHC/Prince George’s Hospital Center- Cheverly, MD (301)618-2000

    Trauma Center: Volunteer Orientation Information

    3 times a year request 4 hours a week

    School required community service hours is 100 

    Heartland Health Care Center Hyattsville- Hyattsville, MD (301)559-0300

    Nursing Home 

    Malta House Assisted Living-Hyattsville, MD (301)699-8600

    Provides decent, affordable housing, open to all people, especially those with low income and serves those with special needs with appropriate services in a loving and caring manner at low costs 

    Community Support Systems- Aquasco, MD (301)372-1491

    Provides low and moderate-income families and senior citizens access to services in the Southern PG and Northern Charles County 

    PGC Dept. Social Services Vol. Recruitment- Hyattsville, MD (301)209-5021

    County office for provision of social services to the population; assistance to low- income households/families 

    Advocates for Children and Youth- Baltimore, MD (410)547-9200

    Ensures that Maryland’s Children and youth are healthy, safe, and economically secure 

    Open Hands Christian Academy- Temple Hills, MD (301)894-4087 

    Saint Ann’s Infant/ Maternity Home-Hyattsville, MD (301)559-5500

    Residential Children’s emergency care facility 

    Affiliated Sante Group- Silver Spring, MD (301)589-8303

    Initiates and supports the achievement of personal vision that our clients hold for themselves by providing psychiatric, rehabilitive, career and residential treatment and support 

    National Center for Children and Families-Bethesda, MD (301)365-4480

    To nurture and support vulnerable children, youth, and families toward self-worth, dignity, stability and unity through advocacy, outreach prevention and treatment 

    Food and Friends- Washington, DC (202)269-2277

    Provides nutritious meals to homebound people with AIDS and other life challenging illnesses in the Metro area 

    Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults- Elliot City, MD (410)964-0202

    Provides Support programs, education and resources 

    Washington Hospital Center-Washington, DC (202)877-2105

    A full service, acute care and training hospital 

    Threshold Service, Inc.-Silver Spring, MD (301)754-1102

    Helping people with mental illnesses lead fulfilling lives 

    Prince George’s County Habitat for Humanities-Brentwood, MD (301)779-1912

    DC Habitat for Humanity seeks to eliminate poverty housing and homelessness in the nation's capital by building affordable, energy efficient homes with God's people in need 
     
     
     

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