Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities (Grassroots Crisis Intervention Center, Emergency Shelter and Day Resource Center) – 2023-2034 

Please note all volunteers are required to show proof of COVID vaccinations and the date of a recent flu vaccination for regular positions at all three locations. A background check is also required for volunteers at the Crisis Intervention Center and the Emergency Shelter.

Location: Crisis Center, 8990 Old Annapolis Rd., Suite A, Columbia 21045 

Pantry organizer – Help sort and organize nonperishable food items and hygiene items for community members assisted by Crisis Services

Openings – Currently only short-term positions are available on an as-needed basis

Location: Emergency Shelter, 6700 Freetown Rd., Columbia 21044 

Special projects – Help with a variety of organizational tasks

Openings – Currently only short-term positions are available on an as-needed basis

If you are interested in a position please fill out an application at  https://www.volgistics.com/appform/976884442. For questions or more information please contact Monteith Mitchell, Volunteer & In-Kind Donations Coordinator, at mont@grassrootscrisis.org  or 410-531-6006.

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

Following are openings for individuals 18 years and over:

Volunteers are cross-trained to work in the pantry, shower and laundry areas. All volunteers have direct contact with our guests.


  • Mondays and Wednesdays 1:30-6 p.m.
  • Saturdays 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m.

We prefer volunteers to be available every week but we can be flexible. These opportunities are perfect for college students to retirees. If you or someone you know may be interested, please contact Kathy Piet at kathyp@grassrootscrisis.org