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*Summer 2024 | Parks Trail Ambassador | Natural Surface Trails Program*

Location:

Wheaton or Germantown area parks
MD 20902

Description

The Montgomery Parks Trail Ambassador Program is a volunteer service AND mountain biking recreational program for high school students. Students will work together completing hands-on trail improvement projects in the morning, and after lunch the team will develop biking skills through group bike rides. Learn trail etiquette, bike safety, and mechanics. Discover the fun, health benefits, and social interactions of group mountain biking rides!

There are two sessions to choose from:

June 17 - June 28, in Wheaton

July 8 - July 19, in Germantown

Review the Duties and Requirements, and then click on the Schedule Tab to choose either the first session or second session. After you apply, someone will be in touch to discuss the program further to make sure it is a good fit, and that you can meet the requirements.

Student Service Learning (SSL) hours approved!

Participants who complete the program will receive a new Mountain Bike and Helmet!

Space is limited. There are only 10 available spots for each session.
Review the Duties and Requirements above and then the Schedule tab to choose a session.

Background check required: No

Minimum age of volunteers: 15

Volunteer Type: Youth, Student Service Learning

Job Type: Short-term (1-8 weeks)

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06/26/2024 | Skilled Kayak Instructors and Event volunteers needed | Black Hill Regional Park | Poolesville

Location:

Black Hill Regional Park
20903 Lake Ridge Road
Boyds, MD 20841

Description

Montgomery Parks is offering a program sharing the wonders of kayaking for people who may need adaptions to get them out on the water!

We need two types of volunteers:

Skilled Kayak Instructors (16 years old+) will help with pulling out the necessary equipment (including kayaks, paddles and life vests) for our guests, assisting with people getting in and out of boats, and one on one paddling support with participants with a strong emphasis on tailoring techniques for the needs of the participant. We are looking for experienced kayakers (1-3 years of teaching/ coaching experience) who have the ability to be on the water and instructing basic skills with people with differing sets of abilities.

ACA Certifications are preferred but will consider years of experience.

Event Volunteers (14 years +) will help with pulling out the necessary equipment, and event set-up and take-down, and helping with other duties at the event (on land) as necessary.

Volunteers will be working outdoors and should dress for the weather, plus wear the appropriated PPE if volunteering on the water.


SSL approved!

Please click on the schedule tab to sign up for either position. Check out the duties and requirements tab as well to learn more.

More details will be shared after you apply! Questions? Contact Amanda Espinoza at Amanda.Espinoza@montgomeryparks.org.

Background check required: No

Minimum age of volunteers: 14

Volunteer Type: Adult, Senior (55+), Student Service Learning

Job Type: Event (1-7 days)

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07/20/2024 | Skilled Kayak Instructors and Event volunteers needed | Seneca Landing Special Park | Poolesville

Location:

Seneca Landing Special Park
16501 River Road
Poolesville, MD 20837

Description

Montgomery Parks is offering a program sharing the wonders of kayaking for people who may need adaptions to get them out on the water!

We need two types of volunteers:

Skilled Kayak Instructors (16 years old+) will help with pulling out the necessary equipment (including kayaks, paddles and life vests) for our guests, assisting with people getting in and out of boats, and one on one paddling support with participants with a strong emphasis on tailoring techniques for the needs of the participant. We are looking for experienced kayakers (1-3 years of teaching/ coaching experience) who have the ability to be on the water and instructing basic skills with people with differing sets of abilities.

ACA Certifications are preferred but will consider years of experience.

Event Volunteers (14 years +) will help with pulling out the necessary equipment, and event set-up and take-down, and helping with other duties at the event (on land) as necessary.

Volunteers will be working outdoors and should dress for the weather, plus wear the appropriated PPE if volunteering on the water.


SSL approved!

Please click on the schedule tab to sign up for either position. Check out the duties and requirements tab as well to learn more.

More details will be shared after you apply! Questions? Contact Amanda Espinoza at Amanda.Espinoza@montgomeryparks.org.

Background check required: No

Minimum age of volunteers: 14

Volunteer Type: Adult, Senior (55+), Student Service Learning

Job Type: Event (1-7 days)

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08/04/2024 | Adaptive Mountain Bike Ambassador Volunteers needed for Adaptive Mountain Biking Event | Wheaton Regional Park

Location:

Wheaton Regional Park/Maintenance Yard
12012 Kemp Mill Road
Wheaton, MD 20902

Description

Montgomery Parks is offering a program sharing the adventures of mountain biking for people who may need adaptive biking equipment, in Wheaton Regional Park. We couldn't do this without the help of volunteers!

Adaptive Mountain Bike Ambassadors volunteers (21 and older) Duties and Requirements:


  • Must have intermediate mountain bike skills.

  • Must have completed the Adaptive Mountain Bike Ambassador Training through M.O.R.E.

  • Preferred professional or educational background in Physical Therapy or Occupational Therapy.

  • Will assist with transferring riders on and off adaptive mountain bike.

  • Must have the ability to provide basic instruction to participants on how to use various adaptive mountain bikes with a strong emphasis on tailoring techniques for the needs of the rider.

  • Must have own bike.


Volunteers will be working outdoors and should dress for the weather.

Schedule includes orientation from 9-9:50 AM. Program start time is 10 AM.

Breaks will be provided throughout the day.

Lunch, refreshments, and a tee-shirt will be provided!

Background check required: No

Minimum age of volunteers: 21

Volunteer Type: Adult, Group, Corporate

Job Type: Event (1-7 days)

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08/04/2024 | Skilled Mountain Bike Enthusiast Volunteers needed for Adaptive Mountain Biking Event | Wheaton Regional Park

Location:

Wheaton Regional Park/Maintenance Yard
12012 Kemp Mill Road
Wheaton, MD 20902

Description

Montgomery Parks is offering a program sharing the adventures of mountain biking for people who may need adaptive biking equipment, in Wheaton Regional Park. We couldn't do this without the help of volunteers!

Skilled Mountain Bike Enthusiast volunteers (18 and older) Duties and Requirements:


  • Lead or act as "sweep" on adaptive mountain bike trail ride. Will provide 2:1 support for an individual with a disability.

  • Assist with obstacles on the trails; or assist riders with disabilities in navigating trail terrain.

  • Complete the Adaptive Mountain Bike Ambassador Training through M.O.R.E. (Preferred experience).

  • Able to provide basic instruction to participants with a strong emphasis on tailoring techniques for the needs of the rider.

  • Must provide own bike.


Volunteers will be working outdoors and should dress for the weather.

Schedule includes orientation from 9-9:50 AM. Program start time is 10 AM.

Breaks will be provided throughout the day.

Lunch, refreshments, and a tee-shirt will be provided!

Background check required: No

Minimum age of volunteers: 18

Volunteer Type: Adult, Group, Corporate

Job Type: Event (1-7 days)

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08/04/2024 | Special Event Volunteers needed for Adaptive Mountain Biking Event | Wheaton Regional Park

Location:

Wheaton Regional Park/Maintenance Yard
12012 Kemp Mill Road
Wheaton, MD 20902

Description

Montgomery Parks is offering a program sharing the adventures of mountain biking for people who may need adaptive biking equipment, in Wheaton Regional Park. We couldn't do this without the help of volunteers!

Special Event Volunteers (18 and older) help by:


  • Assisting with pulling out the necessary equipment.

  • Event set-up and take-down.

  • Assisting with welcome and check-in.

  • Helping with other duties at the event as necessary.


Volunteers will be working outdoors and should dress for the weather.

Schedule includes orientation from 9-9:50 AM. Program start time is 10 AM.

Breaks will be provided throughout the day.

Lunch, refreshments, and a tee-shirt will be provided!

Background check required: No

Minimum age of volunteers: 18

Volunteer Type: Adult, Group, Corporate

Job Type: Event (1-7 days)

Click here for details and to apply

Job Details

08/14/2024 | Skilled Kayak Instructors and Event volunteers needed | Seneca Landing Special Park | Poolesville

Location:

Seneca Landing Special Park
16501 River Road
Poolesville, MD 20837

Description

Montgomery Parks is offering a program sharing the wonders of kayaking for people who may need adaptions to get them out on the water!

We need two types of volunteers:

Skilled Kayak Instructors (16 years old+) will help with pulling out the necessary equipment (including kayaks, paddles and life vests) for our guests, assisting with people getting in and out of boats, and one on one paddling support with participants with a strong emphasis on tailoring techniques for the needs of the participant. We are looking for experienced kayakers (1-3 years of teaching/ coaching experience) who have the ability to be on the water and instructing basic skills with people with differing sets of abilities.

ACA Certifications are preferred but will consider years of experience.

Event Volunteers (14 years +) will help with pulling out the necessary equipment, and event set-up and take-down, and helping with other duties at the event (on land) as necessary.

Volunteers will be working outdoors and should dress for the weather, plus wear the appropriated PPE if volunteering on the water.


SSL approved!

Please click on the schedule tab to sign up for either position. Check out the duties and requirements tab as well to learn more.

More details will be shared after you apply! Questions? Contact Amanda Espinoza at Amanda.Espinoza@montgomeryparks.org.

Background check required: No

Minimum age of volunteers: 14

Volunteer Type: Adult, Senior (55+), Student Service Learning

Job Type: Event (1-7 days)

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Job Details

09/18/2024 | Skilled Kayak Instructors and Event volunteers needed | Black Hill Regional Park | Poolesville

Location:

Black Hill Regional Park
20930 Lake Ridge Drive
Boyds, MD 20841

Description

Montgomery Parks is offering a program sharing the wonders of kayaking for people who may need adaptions to get them out on the water!

We need two types of volunteers:

Skilled Kayak Instructors (16 years old+) will help with pulling out the necessary equipment (including kayaks, paddles and life vests) for our guests, assisting with people getting in and out of boats, and one on one paddling support with participants with a strong emphasis on tailoring techniques for the needs of the participant. We are looking for experienced kayakers (1-3 years of teaching/ coaching experience) who have the ability to be on the water and instructing basic skills with people with differing sets of abilities.

ACA Certifications are preferred but will consider years of experience.

Event Volunteers (14 years +) will help with pulling out the necessary equipment, and event set-up and take-down, and helping with other duties at the event (on land) as necessary.

Volunteers will be working outdoors and should dress for the weather, plus wear the appropriated PPE if volunteering on the water.


SSL approved!

Please click on the schedule tab to sign up for either position. Check out the duties and requirements tab as well to learn more.

More details will be shared after you apply! Questions? Contact Amanda Espinoza at Amanda.Espinoza@montgomeryparks.org.

Background check required: No

Minimum age of volunteers: 14

Volunteer Type: Adult, Senior (55+), Student Service Learning

Job Type: Event (1-7 days)

Click here for details and to apply

Job Details

Eagle Scout Project | Montgomery Parks

Location:

Montgomery Parks
Throughough Montgomery County
Various Parks, MD

Description

Thanks for thinking of Montgomery Parks as a place for your Eagle Scout project! Sometimes we have ideas for potential Eagle projects, but the number of Eagle candidates far outnumbers them. We often require the scout to seek out a suitable project.

Choose a park location that is convenient to you and explore the area to see which amenities you can help create or restore. Park staff will work with you to review your project proposal prior to approval.

We are looking for scouts that are good communicators, can stick to a schedule and are hardworkers!

Follow this link to see how we like to work with scouts: Eagle Scout Guidelines

Background check required: No

Minimum age of volunteers: 14

Volunteer Type: Scout

Job Type: Event (1-7 days), Short-term (1-8 weeks)

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Ice Skating Instructional Assistant | Cabin John Ice | Rockville

Location:

Cabin John Ice Rink
10610 Westlake Drive
Rockville, MD 20852

Description

*Looking for skilled ice skaters only!*

Cabin John Ice Rink provides a variety of ice skating programs for the public. Adults and children can learn to skate and improve their skills through the group lessons we offer.

Ice Skating Instructional Assistants provide the extra hands necessary to provide high quality instruction and improve student success and enthusiasm for this wonderful sport. Under the supervision of the Cabin John Ice Skating Director, Instructional Assistants are assigned to help Group Lesson Instructors in the "Learn to Skate" program, which include lessons, clinics, and camps.

We are looking for volunteers that can commit to an entire skating season.

For more details, please click on Duties and Requirements.

Background check required: Yes

Minimum age of volunteers: 14

Volunteer Type: Adult, Senior (55+), Youth, Student Service Learning

Job Type: Seasonal (2-6 months)

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Ice Skating Instructional Assistant | Wheaton Ice Arena | Wheaton

Location:

Wheaton Ice Rink
11717 Orebaugh Avenue
Wheaton, MD 20902

Description

**Looking for skilled ice skaters only!*
(Please be prepared to share your past and present skating history including, skating level, test level, and any other skating experience you may have)

Wheaton Ice Arena provides a variety of ice skating programs for the public. Adults and children can learn to skate and improve their skills through a variety of group lessons offered at the arena.

Ice Skating Instructional Assistants provide the extra hands necessary to provide high quality instruction and improve student success and enthusiasm for this wonderful sport. Under the supervision of the Wheaton Ice Skating Director, Instructional Assistants are assigned to help group lesson instructors in the arena's "Learn to Skate" program, which include lessons, clinics, and camps.

We are looking for volunteers that can commit to an entire skating season.

For more details, please click on Duties and Requirements.



Background check required: Yes

Minimum age of volunteers: 14

Volunteer Type: Adult, Senior (55+), Youth, Student Service Learning

Job Type: Seasonal (2-6 months)

Click here for details and to apply

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