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Community Partners

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American Association of University Women 301-797-1192

Assist in setting up annual used book sale in the spring and at various other times during the year.

American Cancer Society 301-733-8272

ACS is looking for volunteers to assist with community awareness activities.

American Red Cross 301-739-9717, extension 206

Support blood services, health & safety, disaster relief and administration.

Antietam Creek Watershed Alliance, Inc.  

Occasional activities to promote, protect and restore Antietam Creek and its watershed. Activities will be announced.

Boys & Girls Clubs 301-733-6793

Help the youth of the community develop values and self-esteem while nurturing them to reach their full potential.

Broadmore Assisted Living


Volunteers can help with various programs and activities with the residents at Broadmore.

Children In Need


Assist in the clothing bank.

Children's Village of Washington County


Volunteers are needed to assist with fundraising events.

City of Hagerstown Code Administration Division

Paul Fulk at 301-739-8577, Ext. 181

Assist with a variety of activities that support public safety.

Civil Air Patrol - Hagerstown Squadron


Search and rescue, aerospace education and honor guard service. You must join the Civil Air Patrol to participate. Training provided.

Civitan International


Assist with projects supporting children and adults with disabilities.

Contemporary School of Art & Gallery


Students with artistic, computer and business skills can assist in conducting classes.

Comunidad Latino De Washington County


Spanish speaking students can assist this organization in improving Latinos' quality of life as they learn about Washington County.

C Safe

301-739-8577, extension 468

Help with this community-based crime prevention program by supporting youth activities, performing office duties, mentoring or tutoring.

Department of Social Services 240-420-1419 Students can assist staff with child care and interactive activities at various agency support groups and community events.

Discovery Station

Brittany Wedd at 301-790-0076 (Leave name and number and mention interest in service learning.)

Communicate to visitors about exhibits and assist in a unique science museum of history, science and technology.

Easter Seals Adult Day Services


Volunteers can assist in activities for the elderly.

Eden Pines


Volunteers can help with activities in this assisted living facility.

Fairview Outdoor Education Center


Volunteers will assist with indoor/outdoor maintenance, food service and work with students in the evenings.

Farmers & Hunters Feeding the Hungry


Farmers & Hunters transform deer, a renewable resource, into food for the hungry. Students may volunteer their time to properly field-dress a deer that has been harvested and then transport the animal to a participating FHFH butcher.

Fort Frederick Complex (incl. Fort Frederick State Park, Western MD Rail Trail and Woodmont Natural Resources Management Area)


Volunteers help with general park maintenance, including trails maintenance.

Girls Inc.


Volunteers can help with various after-school programs for girls.

Girl Scouts of the Nation's Capitol

301-662-5106 (Contact Darylle Smoot, Field Director)

Volunteers could serve as role models, and at the same time strengthen their own confidence and sense of self. Types of service could include clerical, inventory, and working with adults to develop programs for young girls.

Habitat For Humanity of Washington County


Students can assist with Habitat's fund raising events, or by assisting in age appropriate building projects.

Hagerstown Day Nursery


Volunteers can assist with day-to-day activities associated with child care.

Hagerstown Ice and Sports Complex


Help with Learn To Skate programs, office and clerical work, birthday parties and other activities around the rink.

Hagerstown YMCA


Many opportunities exist at the YMCA. Volunteer as a team coach or referee, assist with child care or help with office duties.

Hagerstown Area Police Athletic League

1-443-569-9778 (Contact Officer Guy McCartney.)

Assist coaches and serve as camp counselors.

Hagerstown Area Youth Soccer League (HAYSL); ;

Officiate at youth soccer games.

Homewood at Williamsport


Students can make a difference in someone's life by assisting with arts & crafts, games, seasonal parties and other activities.

Horizon Goodwill Industries


Volunteers assist us in collecting donations during the spring and fall partnership promotions with the Bon Ton stores.

Hospice of Washington County


Hospice provides end-of-life care to patients and loved ones, along with grief support for those coping with life-changing loss. Students may assist in the office, offer support to patients or assist with fundraisers.

Humane Society of Washington County

301-733-2060, Ext. 212

Volunteers may work directly with the animals by walking and bathing dogs, socializing cats, and showing animals to prospective adopters. Help is also needed with cleaning and laundry. Volunteers must be at least 12 years old and accompanied by a qualified adult if under the age of 16.

Interfaith Service Coalition


Volunteers help provide educational, nutritional and esteem building programs for adults and literacy tutoring for all ages.

Mason-Dixon Boy Scouts


Volunteers help with the program goals of character building, citizenship and personal fitness.

Maugansville Little League


Assist with baseball activities.

Meritus Medical Center Hospital Auxiliary, Inc.


Students become members of the Volunteens and may serve in the Coffee Shop, Gift Shop, Flower Room, Escort Service, Nursing Unit Support and other areas, depending on their age. Students are expected to serve throughout the year, committing to 16 hours of training and 50 hours of service.

Monocacy National Battlefield


Assist with activities and events at the battlefield.

Potomac Center


Activities vary from physical activities with the clients to clerical support.

REACH Caregivers


REACH's purpose is to respond, out of compassion, to people in need. REACH's volunteers perform a variety of tasks to assist individuals and families in need.

Salvation Army


Volunteers help with various activities which help to eliminate human suffering and distress.

Service Coordination


Projects support people with developmental disabilities. Students could share special talents in a 1 on 1 experience. Students can assist with Sunshine and Rainbow groups.

Somerford Assisted Living

301-791-9221 (Contact Marianne Walsh or Caroline Dunning)

Volunteers can help with activities in the assisted living building and/or Alzheimer's care.

Star Equestrian Center


The STAR Community provides services for mentally disabled adults. Students can assist in the office, feed stock, barn maintenance, help in theraputic riding classes and special events. Students must be 13 years old and attend an orientation session, which is offered monthly.

Trego Mountain Sanctuary


Assist in the rescue, rehabilitation and release of Maryland wildlife into its natural habitat.

The Tri-State Reuse Center


The Reuse Center collects new and used salvaged building materials which are provided to low income families or non-profit organizations. Volunteers provide labor, computer skills and artistic talents to help the organization.

United Way of Washington County


Raises funds for health and human service programs. These programs serve numerous community youth, elderly, disabled and disadvantaged persons in many ways. United Way can provide information about, and contacts with, these agencies for students seeking to earn their SSL hours.

Washington County Agricultural Education Center


Opportunities for service throughout the year, focusing on animal, environmental and human science topics.

Washington County Arts Council


Assist with annual Children's Art Festival in the fall and/or share artistic talents on an individual basis.

Washington County Commission on Aging

301-790-0275, extension. 236

Assist in activities at senior sites and with fundraising activities that benefit the aging population throughout the county, from Keedysville to Hancock.

Washington County Community Mediation Center


Assist with intake services, mediation outreach activities and office work.

Washington County Free Library

301-739-3250, extension 128

Volunteers help provide personal, educational and professional information services and library materials in a variety of formats; placement available only during days in the summer.

Washington County Historical Society


Activities available for students include participating in an oral history project, guiding tours of the Miller House Museum or special history projects developed to suit the students' specific interests.

Washington County Judy Center


Located at Bester Elementary, students are welcome to provide child care for parent activities, and some assistance with program goals.

Washington County Museum of Fine Arts

301-739-5727, extension 10

Assist with annual family art festivals, events, and art classes, and support museum operation, both indoors and out, throughout the year.

Washington County Recreation Department


Help people of all ages by promoting a healthy lifestyle, and providing the community with activities that are fun, energetic and educational.

Washington County Special Olympics

301-766-8214; 301-733-8129

Assist with the year round training and annual Special Olympics providing physical fitness and activity for adults and children with mental retardation.

Western Maryland Hospital Center


Volunteers can experience the meaning of a "Healing Environment" on residents, families, visitors, employees and other volunteers. Training is available.

Williamsport Food Bank


Assisting customers, stocking shelves, cleaning, unloading trucks and bagging groceries.