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.

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March 2020
Thank you

Want to Help Health Care Workers on the Front Lines Without Leaving the House?

March 26, 2020 - April 26, 2020

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.…

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Volunteers and Donations Needed for Meals on Wheels of Central Maryland

March 27, 2020 - April 27, 2020

Meals on Wheels of Central Maryland delivers two fresh mails daily to residents in need. The organization is looking for financial assistance and volunteers. All volunteer orientations have been converted to webinars. Interested persons can find details at https://www.mealsonwheelsmd.org/volunteer/ or by calling 410-558-0827

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Red Cross Needs Volunteers to Donate Blood

March 27, 2020 - April 27, 2020

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-CROSS

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Volunteer Medical Professionals Needed

March 27, 2020 - April 27, 2020

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.php

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University of Maryland Medical System Seeks Volunteers to Construct Protective Masks

March 27, 2020 - April 27, 2020

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…

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July 2020

Health Profession Job Shadowing

July 1, 2020

The UMB Office of Community Engagement invites faculty and post docs to host a local k-12 student with an interest in healthcare career for the Summer BioScience Internship Program (SBIP). SBIP is coordinated by the UMB Office of Community Engagement and the School of Medicine's Department of Family Medicine in partnership with the Baltimore City Mayor's Office of Employment Development to offer paid summer experiences to learn about careers in healthcare. Participating students will shadow a UMB faculty member or…

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