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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August 2021

VIRTUAL OPPORTUNITY – Letters of encouragement for students

August 2, 2021 @ August 2 - June 1, 2022 @ June 1, 2022

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.

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VIRTUAL OPPORTUNITY – Record a Reading for Kids

August 3, 2021 @ August 3 - June 3, 2022 @ June 3, 2022
MD United States + Google Map

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 reader

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October 2021

Volunteer Bus Monitors needed for CURE Scholars

October 11, 2021 - June 1, 2022
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One event on December 4, 2021 at 2:00pm

One event on December 4, 2021 at 5:00am

One event on December 4, 2021 at 8:30am

One event on December 4, 2021 at 1:00pm

MD United States + Google Map

Bus monitors have a high level of responsibility as they ensure scholars arrive to campus in a timely manner for programming, have a safe experience while riding CURE transportation, and return safely to their partner school for dismissal home. Monitors will also be responsible to administering a COVID well-check questionnaire to scholars as they board buses to campus. Shifts are Tuesdays (time commitment 2-4 pm; then 5:15-6:15pm), Thursdays (time commitment 2:00-4:00 pm; then 5:15-6:30 pm), or Saturdays (8:30-9:30 am then…

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Pack Food with the St. Gabriel AID Food Pantry

October 23, 2021 @ October 23 - October 23, 2022 @ October 23, 2022
St. Gabriel Church, 6950 Dogwood Road
Windsor Mill, Maryland, 21224
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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…

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November 2021

Volunteer(s) to assist in Community Lunch/Dinner

November 3, 2021 @ November 3 - November 3, 2022 @ November 3, 2022
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An event every month that begins at 11:30am on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

An event every month that begins at 5:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

MD United States

The Community Engagement Center, located at 16 S. Poppleton Street, is looking for volunteers to assist in the distribution of our Community Lunch and Dinner. At the CEC, lunch is distributed at noon on the first Wednesday of the month, and dinner distributed at 5pm on the third Wednesday of the month. Volunteers need to arrive on half hour before the beginning of the event.

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“Holiday Helper” – Amazon Registry

November 8 - December 17
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Choose a toy from the Amazon registry to help support a family in one of our 3 neighborhood zones. Parents in our programming will be invited to choose some of these toys to bring joy to their kids during the holiday season. Visit the Amazon registry here: https://umpartnershipwithwestbaltimore.org/opportunity/#:~:text=https%3A//docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfVSEn0iXVc-o1k_Grgo2JpkIFVHTTFX8HLm4xIXnzS_4J2cw/viewform

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