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Service and Volunteerism


Governor’s Office on Service and Volunteerism


The Governor’s Office on Service and Volunteerism is a unit of the Governor’s Office of Community Initiatives. Through the use of federal dollars, the office funds AmeriCorps State programs to support community service efforts in Maryland. Each year, the office recognizes thousands of Maryland volunteers on behalf of the governor.

Day to Serve

14570823_1296960200348249_4234635002394332811_oDay to Serve is an annual, month-long community service initiative, from September 11 to October 11, in which Maryland joins Washington, D.C., Virginia, and West Virginia in encouraging its residents to get out and volunteer.

Volunteer Maryland

vm26alumns-300x245Volunteer Maryland builds stronger, healthier communities by developing volunteer programs with nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and schools. Its vision is that all Marylanders will participate in and value service as a way of life to enrich and empower community, society, and self.