The Agricultural History Farm Park is hosting outdoor evening performances for two nights this November. The performances will be vignettes about the farm's history and the families that lived there! The Magruder, Newman, and Bussard families each have their own fascinating stories that we will be sharing through these short re-enactments. We are looking for 3 types of volunteers:Registration Table Volunteers- Help with event set-up and with break-down- Assist guests with the registration processEvent Assistants- Lead visitors along candlelit paths as they move through the different vignettes- Assist with event managementRefreshment Table Monitors- Assist guests with food and drink- Restock table and keep it neat and tidyClick on the Duties and Requirements tab to learn more, and then click on the Schedule tab to pick your evening and volunteer role.
Background check required: No
Minimum age of volunteers: 15
Volunteer Type: Adult, Senior (55+), Student Service Learning
Job Type: Event (1-7 days)
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The Agricultural History Farm Park (AHFP) is seeking those with a love of history to share their time and talents in telling the story of Montgomery County's rich agricultural and cultural heritage! Greeter/Docents will help visitors connect to the history of the Farm by assisting with:
Background check required: Yes
Minimum age of volunteers: 16
Volunteer Type: Adult, Senior (55+), Student Service Learning, Intern
Job Type: Long-term (6 months+)
Thinking of going back to school -- in the early 1900s? Want to learn about the history of early education in one room schoolhouses in Montgomery County? Share your love of history and become a tour guide at the historic one-room Kingsley Schoolhouse in Little Bennett Regional Park. The school is furnished as it was in the 1920s in a beautiful rural setting. Help visitors learn what school was like in the past! The schoolhouse is open the first Sunday of each month, April through October.FREE two-part training provided for new volunteers, dates to be shared after placement.
Volunteer Type: Adult, Senior (55+), Youth, Student Service Learning
Job Type: Seasonal (2-6 months)
Step back in time to share your passion for history with visitors of all ages. Bring history to life as an Oakley Cabin tour guide. Learn about the lives of Oakley Cabin's African American community following the end of the Civil War and Emancipation. Learn about the Reconstruction Era, how people lived off natural resources, 19th century folk remedies and other living history demonstrations. FREE training provided.Click on Job Details and Duties and Requirements to get more information.
Job Type: Seasonal (2-6 months), Long-term (6 months+)