The Volunteer Center for Anne Arundel County makes it easy for individuals, families, and groups to volunteer. We can assist you in finding a volunteer opportunity that utilizes your knowledge, skills, and positive energy. We want to help you to help others!
Here are a few examples of how the Volunteer Center has been connecting people with opportunities to serve others in Anne Arundel County: helping children in danger of dropping out of school by recruiting tutors and mentors for more than 40 local programs; By Recruiting over 300 volunteers and joining forces with 60 agencies for County Executive Leopold’s Annual Homeless Resource Days which provided each year more than 400 local homeless individuals and families, or those at risk of being homeless, with medical care, substance abuse resources, mental health counseling, housing and job assistance, and much more; sending volunteers to community assistance programs, food banks and shelters because financial stress and unemployment can lead to psychological despair and homelessness.
The Volunteer Center invites you to share your giving heart with your neighbors and your community by supporting volunteering. In these challenging times when our community is more dependent than ever on volunteers, the role of the Volunteer Center For Anne Arundel County in mobilizing volunteers is more crucial than ever!
The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary is a volunteer, civilian, non-military arm of the U.S. Coast Guard. It serves the general public through boating-safety classes, vessel safety checks, and safety patrols on the water and in the air. Members of the Auxiliary have no law-enforcement powers and issue no permits or citations. However, we do work closely with law enforcement to ensure the safety of the boating public.
In 1939 Congress created the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary to serve as the civilian, non-military component of the Coast Guard. Today, over 27,000 volunteer men and women of the Auxiliary are active on the waterways and classrooms in over 2,000 cities and towns across the nation. Each year, Auxiliarist (people just like you) save almost 500 lives, assist some 15,000 boaters in distress, conduct more than 150,000 courtesy safety examinations of recreational vessels, and teach over 500,000 students in boating and water safety courses. The results of these efforts save taxpayers hundreds of millions of dollars every year.
The USCG Auxiliary for the 5 th District Southern Region supports the boating public and the United States Coast Guard in Maryland, Virginia and North Carolina and Washington D.C..
Kinder Farm Park is located in central Anne Arundel County, Maryland within close proximity to the Chesapeake Bay. The park is on 288 acres and was purchased by the county in 1979 from the original owners, the Kinder Family, who operated a typical Maryland farm from 1898 to the late …Continue reading →