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.
Have your family and friends create thank-you cards for our nurses, doctors, nurse's aides, techs, cafeteria workers, therapists, and everyone else working every day to keep the University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC) running and to help save lives during the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis. They are the true heroes who are worried about not having protective gear to wear, not having enough blood for people who need it and leaving their families at home while they headed into work.…Find out more »
At the Maryland Food Bank, we’re working to ensure there is an adequate supply of food available at pantries and community organizations across the state for the remainder of this public health crisis. But we can’t do it without you! We desperately need help packing “Back Up Boxes” containing 30 pounds of shelf-stable, nutritious foods. You can register as a volunteer or donate at https://mdfoodbank.fenly.org/drive/backup-box/ or by calling 410-737-8282Find out more »
The Red Cross is asking people to make an appointment to donate blood at a center by going to RedCrossBlood.org or calling 1-900-RED-CROSSFind out more »
The Maryland Health Department needs health care professionals for the Maryland Responds Medical Reserves Corps to provide services during a disaster or emergency situations. For more information and to register, visit https://mdresponds.health.maryland.gov/index.phpFind out more »
The COVID-19 DIY Masks initiative is a way for our communities to assist during these unprecedented times. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently issued guidance approving the use of cloth masks in certain settings, to employees not providing care and by patients and visitors. A link to Step By Step Instructions are provided at https://www.umms.org/coronavirus/what-to-know/masks Once completed, you can put the masks in a plastic bag and drop off the masks at the registration desks at any…Find out more »