Volunteer

Services Provided: 

This 400-acre preserve is located on the Tuckahoe Creek and includes portions of the region's most significant wetlands. Offers four miles of walks, education programs, art exhibits, lectures, workshops, garden tours, and Nursery Hours Thursday, Friday and Saturday's 10-4 April through October. Public amenities include a visitor's center with gift shop, library, and meeting room. Many volunteer opportunities available. Visitor's center open Guided Nature Walks 1st Saturday of every month 10:00am Meeting Rooms Gallery rental for Non-profit $100.00 for 4 hours and $150.00 over 4 hours. Corporate or individual $500.00 for 4 hours and $1000.00 for full day. Rentals are during normal hours of Tuesday - Friday 10:00 - 4:00. Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

Contact: 
Ginna Tiernan, Executive Director
410-634-2847 ext 27
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We provide twenty four hour emergency response when disaster strikes and to support local military families communicate in times of emergency. Additionally, contact us for training in first aid, CPR, babysitter safety and emergency preparedness.

Contact: 
Suzanne Farris
1-800-777-6620 or 410-202-3043
100 West 10th Street
Suite 501
Wilmington, DE 19801-6604
Services Provided: 

Mentoring and Youth Enrichment

National research has shown that positive relationships between Littles and Bigs have a direct and measurable impact on children's lives. By participating in our programs, Little Brothers and Sisters are more confident in their schoolwork performance and able to get along better with their families.

What can you do to help? Make a donation. Mentor a child. Start a program. Call us or email us to find out how!

Contact: 
Jessica Mimms, Eastern Shore Director
410-543-2447
Services Provided: 

The Boy Scouts of America is the Delmarva Peninsula's foremost youth program of character development and values based leadership training. In the future Scouting will continue to: Offer young people responsible fun and adventure; Instill in young people lifetime values and develop in them ethical character as expressed in the Scout Oath & Law; Train young people in citizenship, service, and leadership; Serve America's communities and families with its quality, values-based program.

Contact: 
Richard Johnson, Acting District Executive
302-622-3300
100 W. 10th Street
Suite 915
Wilmington, DE 19801
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A volunteer group that works independently to sew, crochet, knit, and quilt blankets size infant to teenager for donation to Maryland's Ronald McDonald House. There are no specific requirement as to size, color, material, etc. These blankets are for the smallest preemie to a toddler to a pre-teen to an older teen. Each blanket has a customized label 'Made with Tender Loving Care by Brianna's Blankets' sewn into it. The blankets provide comfort to seriously ill children receiving treatment in hospitals.

Contact: 
Marie Freeman
410-479-3073 & 410-562-0283
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We are a local, not-for profit community theatre group based in Caroline County. If you are interested in any aspect of theatre from lighting and sound, set design, acting, directing, script writing, stage managing, publicity, etc., then please contact us! We are always looking for new talent with any level of experience. Age requirements are based on the shows.

Contact: 
Chrissie Barr
410-829-9229
P.O. Box 232
Denton, MD 21629
Services Provided: 

Promotes the study and enjoyment of birds, knowledge about our natural resources and fosters its appreciation and conservation. Maintains a system of sanctuaries to encourage the conservation of birds and their habitats. Helps to record and publish observations of bird life. Volunteers accepted to help clean Pelot Sanctuary, go into schools and teach children about nature, and to lead bird walks. If you find an injured bird, please review the following document that explains how to care for it: www.mdbirds.org/conservation/rehab/rehab.html. To find a bird rehabilitator in your area, please go to the following website: www.mwra.org. For our Facebook page please visit: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Caroline-County-Bird-Club/138388266259687...

Contact: 
Danny Poet, President
c/o Danny Poet
P. O. Box 223
Queenstown, MD 21358
Services Provided: 

Presents a variety of programs throughout the year, see www.carolinearts.org for a complete listing and friend on facebook/carolinearts/ for updates. Administers The Foundry community arts gallery, the Fiber Arts Center of the Eastern Shore (see FiberArtsCenter.com), and maintains a local artist registry. Volunteers accepted.

Contact: 
Marina Dowdall, Executive Director
410-479-1009
P.O. Box 292
Denton, MD 21629
Services Provided: 

On-site services include parenting education classes and support groups, nutrition classes, developmental screening and education, child care for infants and toddlers while attending center classes, GED, Adult Basic Education, and English as a Second Language classes (Mon.-Thurs. 9:30 AM-12:30 PM & 1-3 PM). A family advocate is assigned to each family to be a case manager and work on their individual needs. Off-site services include home visits by a case manager. The Parents As Teachers program is a family education and support program that includes home visits and group meetings at the center. Call the center for more information or to enroll in any of the programs. Volunteers accepted.

Contact: 
Tearesa French, Director
410-479-3298
100 North Sixth Street
Denton, MD 21629
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Animal care and control, animal rescue and rehabilitation, enforcement of local animal welfare laws and prosecution of animal cruelty, animal adoption, humane education programs, promoting responsible pet ownership. Spay and neuter program for County residents. Acts as a resource for people finding injured wildlife, such as birds or other animals, who want to know about agencies that provide wildlife rehabilitation. We are always looking for volunteers. Volunteers 14 or older may volunteer without a guardian. 10-14 year olds may volunteer with adult supervision. All volunteers must go through our volunteer orientation which is 9am the second Saturday of the month.
Eligibility: There are eligibility requirements for the spay/neuter program and also for adopting an animal. Visit the website or call the shelter for more information.

Contact: 
Amanda Showell, Executive Director
410-820-1600
407 West Bell Street
Ridgely, MD 21660