Little Bennett Campground is hosting a spooky Haunted Trail this October, and needs volunteers to help it be the scariest place in the woods! Volunteers will wear costumes and stand at assigned locations and follow a script. Other volunteers will help out behind the scenes. Campground guests will visit each of the 10 sites along the trail, where the volunteers will be stationed to do their scariest!There will be a volunteer orientation before the trail opens to the campground guests.This is SSL approved.Volunteers are asked to:- Bring their own flashlights- Wear their own scary costumes/masks - it doesn't have to be elaborate, you can be a zombie in old clothes with the right make-up!- Dress for the weather, especially the cooler temps in the evening.- Wear shoes that can get muddy!COVID REQUIREMENTS:Volunteers will be required follow our COVID policies and procedures, including agreeing to a waiver which is attached to the application. Volunteers under 18 must bring a waiver signed by their parent/guardian to their orientation.Volunteers should not come to help if they or someone they have been around has been sick or exhibiting signs of COVID. They should give us as much notice as possible.
An email with all of these details and more will be sent to applicants.
Click on SCHEDULE OR CALENDAR TO PICK YOUR NIGHT!
Background check required: No
Minimum age of volunteers: 14
Volunteer Type: Adult, Family, Youth, Student Service Learning
Job Type: Event (1-7 days)
Click here for details and to apply
Join the Neighbors of the Northwest Branch (NNWB) and Montgomery Parks to help clean up the areas around the Northwest Branch Watershed this October (and November) in celebration of Community Service Month!
Dates and locations:
October 2, Burnt Mills East, Colesville RoadNovember 6, NW Branch SVU, Alderton RoadAll cleanups are pre-approved for SSL hours. Children under 14 years old must have a registered parent/guardian with them. Every individual must pre-register to participate, including parents/guardians.Please review all Covid 19 requirements and CDC guidelines. Current Covid Requirements for Volunteers:All volunteers must submit Montgomery Parks COVID-19 waivers. -When signing up on this site, it will give adults volunteers the option to electronically submit waivers.-Volunteers under 18 years old must print the waiver in the application and have a parent/guardian sign by hand, and submit the form at the cleanup event.Safety/CDC guidelines:Face CoveringsVolunteers are not required to wear masks outdoors, whether they are vaccinated or not. - A mask should be worn if unsure about others' vaccination status, such as youth volunteers.- If you are feeling sick or have been in contact with someone who has tested positive for Covid-19, do not come to the cleanup.- Wash hands before and after the cleanup.To register for one of these cleanup dates, click the schedule tab, review cleanup details, and click "sign up". For questions contact: Valeria.Espinoza@montgomeryparks.org
Volunteer Type: Adult, Family, Senior (55+), Youth, Student Service Learning, Group, Scout, Corporate
Montgomery Parks natural surface trails offers great project opportunities for Eagle Scouts! If you would like to perform your Eagle Scout project repairing and constructing a natural surface trail please click on the job details button below and apply.
Minimum age of volunteers: 15
Volunteer Type: Youth, Scout
Job Type: Event (1-7 days), Short-term (1-8 weeks)
Montgomery Parks can be a great place for you to do your Girl Scout Silver or Gold Award projects!Although sometimes Park Staff have projects in mind, the number of applicants far outnumbers them. It is often up to the scout to find a suitable project. We suggest you choose a park location that is convenient to you and explore the area to see what amenities you can help create or restore. Park staff will work with you to review your project proposal prior to approval. The scout will then be responsible for good communication with Park Staff, and completing the project in a timely manner.Sign up here and someone will be in touch soon to discuss the project with you!Due to COVID, additional requirements will be in place, including mask wearing, filling out waivers and social distancing. All will be shared after application is filled out.
Volunteer Type: Scout
We are looking for Volunteers interested in becoming trail stewards by performing quarterly trail inspections (plus after major storm events) and light maintenance work on assigned natural surface trail segments in Montgomery Parks. Your trail inspection reports and light maintenance work alerts us of safety and maintenance needs and greatly improves the overall trail network.
Minimum age of volunteers: 18
Volunteer Type: Adult, Senior (55+)
Job Type: Long-term (6 months+)
Weekend Volunteer Trail Workday projects are a great way to support one of Montgomery Parks most popular facilities. By participating in a volunteer group trail maintenance or construction project you will be helping improve the natural surface trail network for all to enjoy. The minimum age to volunteer is 15 years old, however 13 & 14 year olds may volunteer if an adult family member participates with them. All Volunteer Trail Workdays are SSL approved.*Trail workdays will start up again in September and go through December. By applying below I will add you to the bi-annual email list to receive an email with the upcoming season's scheduled dates.*
Minimum age of volunteers: 13