Welcome to the University of Maryland’s volunteer opportunities. Our goal is to connect students, faculty, and staff at the University of Maryland, Baltimore and employees at the University of Maryland Medical Center with volunteer projects in our area. It’s a place for you to sign up for service activities, and a place to post service activities that need volunteers.
By creating an account on this site, you can also indicate your areas of interest and your availability to volunteer, and someone from the Community Engagement team will contact you when opportunities arise that fit your profile. If you have questions about this website, please contact us.
With our nationally ranked schools, leading centers, and acclaimed programs, the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is on the move. Take advantage of this exciting time to become one of our key stakeholders and help UMB catalyze global advances in health and human services.
The Cash Campaign at the UMB Community Engagement Center (CEC) is looking for volunteer greeters. The CASH Campaign of Maryland promotes economic advancement for low-to moderate income individuals and families in Baltimore and across the state. They will again offer free tax preparation services at the Community Engagement Center, so working families can avoid costly tax prep fees and maximize their refund. The main responsibilities of volunteer greeters are to welcome families when they arrive, help them navigate the process…Find out more »
The digital divide has magnified gaps in educational equity for local students. You can help children feel more confident about their learning experience by writing letters of encouragement or making inspirational posters for kids that may be struggling with virtual learning.Find out more »
Help bring literature to local students by reading a story and submitting it to us! We will have a YouTube playlist for all videos. To complete this project, you only need a book suitable for children and a way to record video. When you register, you’ll receive additional information, including how to submit your video. (It’s easy!) *2 story limit per readerFind out more »
Join the St. Gabriel AID Food Pantry in unloading food donations, packing boxes for distribution, dividing large stable bags/containers into smaller containers, taking phone requests (bilingual Spanish/English), grant writing, and fundraising. This volunteer activity requires an orientation prior to beginning work which covers COVID-19 Health and Safety procedures, food handling, and Child and Vulnerable Population procedures. Please be sure to wear comfortable clothing and closed-toed shoes when volunteering. Please note that UWCM (United Way of Central Maryland) has required all…Find out more »
The UMB Community Engagement Center (CEC) is looking for volunteers to support its twice monthly Community Meals. Our Community Meals bring neighbors together with University students and employees. We use a local restaurant to provide grab and go meals for anybody that wants to stop by and learn about our opportunities at the CEC. The time commitment is just under 2 hours. Volunteers provide support with setting up the food tables, signing people in, passing out food, and breaking down…Find out more »
Thousands of families and unaccompanied children have come to Maryland seeking safety and refuge from violence in their home countries. Many have valid legal claims to stay in the US but require assistance to navigate the complexity of their case. A vital part of that assistance requires access to legal services in a language they can easily understand. PLEASE VOLUNTEER TODAY! Who can join? Spanish-speaking students, professionals or others who are fluent in both Spanish and English. What do volunteers…Find out more »