Maryland

Brethren Disaster Ministries & Children's Disaster Services (Church of the Brethren)

Mission:   Ecumenical effort that trains volunteers to provide special childcare in disaster locations.  ( www.brethren.org/cds)

Contact: 
            601 Main Street; P.O. Box 188
            New Windsor, MD 21776
Phone:  410.635.8748 or 800.451.4407 

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  Meeting Ground (Elkton)


   UCC Volunteer Ministries' Twin Maps Project visits Meeting Ground.

   

Mission:  Helps meet basic human needs and addresses the root problems that perpetuate the cycle of poverty and homelessness.  Meeting Ground brings together homeless and non-homeless persons in a context of shared life and work by providing hospitality, shelter, food and education.  (www.meetingground.org)

Volunteer Position:  Program Assistant Positions:  Kitchen Operations Coordinator, Retail Coordinator, Hospitality Coordinator, Maintenance and Grounds Assistant, Overnight Monitor, Spiritual Life Coordinator, Child/Youth Support.

Period:  September - August OR January - December

Apply by:  March 15 or September 15

Housing:  Housing available for individuals or couples

Minimum Age:  19 years
 

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 Religious Coalition For Emergency Human Needs (Frederick) 

Mission:  manages food banks and assists those with emergency, short-term needs to return to and maintain a state of economic self-sufficiency.

Volunteer Position:  Volunteers assist clients,  help coordinate special projects,  help maintain an up-to-date resource directory, participate in the computerization of office operations, work with local churches, and assist in the recruitment, training, and coordination of the volunteer staff.  (www.thereligiouscoalition.org)

Period:  September - August OR January - December

Apply by:  March 15 OR Spetember 30

Housing:  Shared apartment

Minimum Age:  19 years
 

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CONTACT INFO

Rev. Mary Schaller Blaufuss
Team Leader
700 Prospect Ave.
Cleveland,Ohio 44115
216-736-3214
blaufusm@ucc.org