Welcome to the University of Maryland’s volunteer opportunity website. 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.
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Pop! Farm Volunteer Day
September 7 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day First of the month, repeating until December 14, 2019
An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day Third of the month, repeating until November 24, 2018
Pop! Farm is a community garden and outdoor classroom in Poppleton, just 1 block away from the BioPark. Volunteers will join community members in improving and maintaining this formerly vacant lot. Many student volunteers have described tasks at Pop! Farm as therapeutic. Volunteer duties include:
• Weeding and mulching garden plots
• Planting flowers and maintaining flower beds
• Watering and mulching fruit trees
• Building, filling, planting and maintaining raised garden beds
• Mowing and trimming grassy areas
• Removing litter and debris
• Building or repairing garden amenities like benches, signs, and more