Volunteer Opportunities

Grassroots Volunteer Opportunities

June 2022

Please note all volunteers are required to show proof of COVID vaccinations at both locations. Proof of flu vaccinations may also  be required for certain positions.

Location: Shelter,  6700 Freetown Road, Columbia 21044 (March 2022)

Following are openings for high school students 15- 18 years:

Children’s Outdoor Summer Activities Assistant – 2 to 4 positions based on availability

  • Dates: June 20-August 11, 2022
  • Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday weather permitting.
  • Time: 12:45-4:15pm
  • This is an outdoor camp, if it rains activities will be canceled.


  • Engaging individual or small group of toddlers in recreational and arts & crafts activities
  • Organizing individual or small group games for kids ages 9-15


  • Proof of COVID vaccination
  • A COVID parent permission form must be signed before starting.
  • A Zoom orientation will be provided prior to the start of the program.
  • These positions are eligible for service hours.

Following are openings for individuals 21 years and over:

Lobby Greeter


  • Welcome visitors
  • Hand intake forms to clients
  • Accept donations
  • Answer the phone
  • Help with administrative tasks such as mailings and special projects.

Available shifts:

  • Thursday 1pm-3pm

For questions or more information please contact Monteith Mitchell, Volunteer Coordinator, at mont@grassrootscrisis.org or (410) 531.6006. If you are interested in a position please fill out an application at https://www.volgistics.com/ex/portal.dll/ap?AP=1806720484&OR=1  and you will be contacted regarding an interview.

Location: Day Resource Center,   10390 Guilford Road, Jessup 20794

Following are openings for individuals 18 years and over, must show proof of COVID vaccination:

Positions: shower, laundry, and pantry areas


  • Mondays & Wednesdays, 1:45-6pm
  • Saturdays, 9:45a-2pm

We prefer volunteers to be available every week but we can be flexible. This opportunity is perfect for college students home for the summer, recent high school grads, teachers on summer break, retirees. If you or someone you know may be interested, please contact Kathy at kathyp@grassrootscrisis.org