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Shantha Chandra at The Barn volunteerphoto

Volunteer tennis instructor Shantha Chandra (far right) taught tennis last winter to a group of individuals in The Arc’s Day Program.

Current Openings:

Volunteer Opportunities

Some of the creative ways volunteers have made a difference at The Arc:

  • Teaching arts and crafts to individuals in our Day Program.
  • Hosting a book club for our young women, which meets monthly at the East Columbia Branch Library.
  • Painting, landscaping and performing renovations at Arc homes and our headquarters.
  • Teaching Arc women about healthy relationships in a six-week  Women’s Relationship Group each spring.

Please click on the “Volunteer Opportunities” link above to see how you  can participate in The Arc of Howard County’s vibrant community of volunteers.

Do you have a special talent or hobby? Please contact Dee Athey at (410) 730-0638 Ext. 306 or email to


The Centennial High School Horizon Club members bring imagination, enthusiasm and energy to all The Arc’s activities in which they participate.”

— Lisa Kawata, Volunteer Coordinator, The Arc of Howard County

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