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Current Volunteer Opportunities:

  • Sewing Bibs

    Do you like to sew? Do you want to volunteer your time but might not have a lot of it at this moment? We have the perfect opportunity for you! An individual we support needs to regularly wear bibs and frequently needs new ones. If you would be willing to make a few for this person we support; she would be so grateful! If interested, please contact smulcahy@arcfc.org and additional information can be provided.

  • Help someone learn photography

    Do you enjoy photography? Do you have a passion for sharing that skill with someone with a disability? Then we have the perfect match for you. An individual we support is seeking a volunteer to work one to one with her to learn different photography skills. The schedule is flexible! Contact Shauna at The Arc if you might be interested: smulcahy@arcfc.org or 301-663-0909 ext 140.

  • Volunteers for our monthly Parents' Day Out Program

    One Saturday per month, August through June, we provide 4 hours of respite time for parents and children. This is a great opportunity for teens, college students, and adults to help children with disabilities while having a lot of fun in a supervised setting. Organized group hosting activities, such as dance, theater, or music, are welcome as well. Please contact Shauna at 301-663-0909 x140 for information about volunteering at Parents' Day Out.

  • Do you enjoy sharing your time and activities?

    You will meet someone who shares your interests and would enjoy going with you to the movies, concerts, shopping, the library or sight-seeing. You may simply relax with a picnic and a visit to a local park. Friendships are welcome!

  • Volunteer to share your expertise.

    Volunteer mentors are always appreciated! Could you help someone learn about your favorite hobby or skill? Any life skill that you would like to share with another could be helpful. You do not need to be a professional in the area, just if you have a working knowledge. Some examples are:
    -Cooking skills
    -Computer skills
    -Photography
    -Art
    -Budgeting

For more information and a volunteer application, contact Shauna at The Arc: 301-663-0909 x140.

  • and send it to:
    The Arc of Frederick County
    Attn: Shauna Mulcahy
    620A Research Court
    Frederick, MD 21703

Submit your volunteer application online!

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* Please be advised that the information you provide on this questionnaire will be shared with families who request information about volunteers in Frederick County. Information from reference and police background checks will also be shared with families and individuals. In addition, The Arc waives all responsibility in the event of an accident or injury to any child or adult receiving volunteer care provided by someone has complete this form. By submitting the application, I fully understand that information that I provide is intended to be shared with families who request information about volunteers in Frederick County. I also understand that The Arc of Frederick County may receive information about me through my reference and through police background inquiries. As a part of submitting this application, I hereby authorize The Arc to release any and all information about me to families who request information about volunteers. In the event that I provide volunteer services, I full understand and acknowledge that The Arc is not responsible for any injury or property damage that arises out of the provision of such services.

We will make every effort to respond to you promptly. If you have not heard from The Arc within three business days, please contact Shauna at 301-663-0909 x140 or SMulcahy@arcfc.org to confirm that we have received your application.

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