Engage in Your Community
Volunteerism supports the impact of community-based programs and services provided by all offices of the Department of Community Resources and Services. Explore available opportunities by clicking below to identify how you can help the community through engagement.
April is Volunteer Month
This is the time to shine a spotlight on people who are committed and rise to the occasion to meet the needs of the Howard County community. Therefore, the Department of Community Resources and Services wants to show gratitude by giving our volunteers a big THANK YOU shout out!
Thank you for. . .
- Generously sharing your time, and giving without asking for anything in return;
- Making an impact by using your skills and knowledge to address challenges;
- Demonstrating through everyday actions that every voice deserves to be heard;
- Sharing your passion for service to inspire future generations of volunteers.
Friendly Connections is a social visiting program for people over the age of 50 years old, who live alone, and are challenged in accessing community programs. During COVID this program has conducted the visits virtually or via telephone call: Phone a Senior.