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To participate in a day of service with other HCC students:
Looking for something to do after graduation? How about changing the world? Learn more about volunteering with AmeriCorps at http://www.americorps.gov/
Building Futures is a new YMCA program which pairs young people ages 6-18 who have been identified as in need of a caring, supportive adult to help guide them with volunteer mentors. Mentors must be at least 23 years of age and available to meet with their mentees 2 hours per week for one year - a small commitment for a big change. For more information, contact Colby Peters, Regional Coordinator, at 443-852-4021 or email@example.com
The Esperanza Center is seeking interns/volunteers majoring in Business Administration, Advertising, Public Relations, Marketing, Communications, English and Spanish. With the guidance and support of Esperanza Center Staff, interns will aid in executing marketing and communication tactics while gaining real-world experience. For more information, contact Francisco Plasencia, Volunteer Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org
Are you enthusiastic about working with Howard County youth? Leadership U mentors work with a team of high school students to design and implement a community service project relating to issues facing our teens today. Help students to hone their leadership and presentation skills, and make connections with community leaders. Learn more about the program at http://www.leadershiphc.org/LHC/Leadership_U.aspx
The University of Maryalnd Extension Howard County Master Gardeners are seeking volunteers for various dates this year. For more information, visit http://mastergardener.umd.edu/local/howard/index.cfm or contact Georgia Eacker at email@example.com.
Muscular Dystrophy Association
The Muscular Dystrophy Association is seeking volunteers for its 2013 Summer Camp. The camp will be held from June 16-22nd at Camp Maria in Leonardtown, MD. The camp promotes a great sense of self-esteem and achievement to the children served. Campers often leave with a more positive outlook on life and take with them lasting friendships and memories. The counselors' goal is to provide campers with a safe and fun experience, while helping them develop the skills necessary to becoming caring, self-confident and successful young adults. For more details, click here to visit their website. Click here to download a volunteer fact sheet, or click here to download a volunteer interest form to apply!
Smart, Green and Growing
On behalf of the Governor’s office, the Maryland Higher Education Commission is seeking student volunteers to assist with promoting the Governor’s “Smart, Green and Growing” Initiatives. As a volunteer, you would be needed to attend various fairs, festivals and cultural events throughout the state to discuss the State’s “green” initiatives. Many of these are outlined on the Governor’s website at: http://www.green.maryland.gov/
If you are interested in assisting the Governor in promoting these initiatives and policies, please forward your name and contact information to:
Special Olympics Howard County
Special Olympics Howard County is looking for volunteers to assist in athletic training of athletes in a variety of sports. The first step to volunteering is to attend a volunteer orientation by completing the information form and returning it to Beth Greenberg. Upon receipt, she will follow up with additional forms and requirements. Click here to view the form.
Volunteer Orientations - Special Olympics requires all volunteers and unified partners, including family members who have direct contact with athletes during sports training, to attend a volunteer orientation. The volunteer orientation not only goes over volunteer responsibilities and protective behavior, but also goes over a preliminary introduction to SOHC - who we are, what we do, and what we need.
Contact the SOHC volunteer coordinator for orientation specifics by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 410-740-0500. In addition to the orientation, all volunteers (past, present and future) are required to take the following online course.
Online Protective Behaviors Course - This is an online tutorial with audio that takes about 15 minutes to complete (http://www.specialolympics.org/protectivebehaviors). Once the ten questions are answered correctly, click on the finish button, enter your full legal name and the other requested information and your name is submitted to SOI and SOMD. Upon completion, you will receive a confirmation e-mail. Please forward a copy to email@example.com.