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*Trail Workdays on Natural Surface Trails, Montgomery Parks*

Location:

Countywide
Montgomery County, MD

Description

Weekend Volunteer Trail Workday projects are a great way to support one of Montgomery Parks most popular facilities-trails.
By participating in 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 years old may volunteer if an adult participates with them. All projects are SSL approved.

Please click on Job Details and then Schedule tab to sign up for a specific workday date(s).

Background check required: No

Minimum age of volunteers: 15

Volunteer Type: Adult, Family, Senior (55+), Youth, Student Service Learning, Group, Scout, Corporate

Job Type: Event (1-7 days)

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04/03/19, 04/17/19, 04/18/19 - Student Service Learning Projects/Volunteer Days at Black Hill Regional Park!

Location:

Black Hill Visitor Center
20926 Lake Ridge Drive
Boyds, MD 20841

Description

We need your help at Black Hill Regional Park and Visitor Center!

We have lots of short term projects planned for the days kids are off of school, and all projects are Student Service Learning approved! You don't have to be a kid looking for the SSL hours...you could come out to help just because it feels good to volunteer too!

Projects will include meadow clean-ups, trash pick-ups, invasive plant pulls, garden work and much more. Click on Job Details, then the Duties and Requirements Tab, then the Schedule tab to see upcoming dates and projects.

Sign up and get your friends to sign up too! Don't forget to bring your SSL form for signature!

Open to all ages - no younger than 3, please! - but volunteers under the age of 14 must be accompanied by an adult!

Background check required: No

Minimum age of volunteers: 3

Volunteer Type: Adult, Family, Senior (55+), Youth, Student Service Learning, Group, Scout, Corporate

Job Type: Event (1-7 days)

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04/22/2019 - Earth Day "Cache In, Trash Out" Trash Pickup - Black Hill, Boyds - Monday, 1 - 4pm

Location:

Black Hill Visitor Center
20926 Lake Ridge Drive
Boyds, MD 20841

Description

Come celebrate Earth Day with a fun way to pick up trash!

We will search for geocaches in the park and along the way, we'll pick up trash, making the world a better place. You must provide your own geocaching device, but we will provide gloves and bags for trash clean-up.

Please visit our event page on Facebook for more information leading up to the event.

Minimum age of volunteers: 14

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

Job Type: Event (1-7 days)

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05/04/2019 - Raptor Fest - Meadowside Nature Center, Rockville - Saturday, 11:00am-4:30pm

Location:

Meadowside Nature Center
5100 Meadowside Lane
Rockville, MD 20855

Description

Our Raptor Festival is an afternoon of celebrating Maryland's amazing birds of prey!

We need people-oriented volunteers to assist with and/or lead games and crafts. We are also seeking trained Master Naturalists to staff information tables.

Volunteers will also assist with set-up and clean-up. Most activities are outdoors, so volunteers must be willing to work rain or shine!

All volunteers must be registered in advance.
- Volunteers are needed from 11:00am-4:30pm
- SSL approved activity

Background check required: No

Minimum age of volunteers: 14

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

Job Type: Event (1-7 days)

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Conservation Projects at Brookside Nature Center (FOR GROUPS ONLY!)

Location:

Brookside Nature Center
1400 Glenallan Ave.
Wheaton, MD 20902

Description

Have your group help conserve natural areas on parkland by participating in a service project at Brookside Nature Center.

Projects may include planting native plants, removing invasive species, cleaning-up streams and improving natural surface trails.

Exact project activities will depend on time of year, and age and size of group.

Fill out an application or call to discuss setting up a project for your group!

Background check required: No

Minimum age of volunteers: 14

Volunteer Type: Youth, Student Service Learning, Group, Scout, Corporate

Job Type: Event (1-7 days)

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Groups looking for Projects in Parks!

Location:

Montgomery County Parks
MD

Description

Are you a group leader looking to do some Team Building, have your group give back to the environment, or just them get out in the parks? We can help you with that!

We are always looking from groups like yours to help us with several types of projects in the parks, including Weed Warrioring (removing bad plants so good plants can thrive); Trail Projects (building or restoring natural surface paths); Park Cleanups; Nature Center Projects (can including gardening/mulching/restoring play areas/trails/etc.); Gardening; helping New Trees Survive; Spreading Wood Fiber at Plagrounds and many more.

Contact our office by applying to this job, or just give us a call at 301-495-2504.

We will need to know some basic information to set you up with the right project, including:
- Size and ages of group
- When and Where would be convenient for your group
- Any restrictions (need bathrooms, running water on site)
- Group Leader contact information (and anyone who needs to be copied on any correspondence.

Thanks - we look forward to working with your group on setting up a great project in the Parks!

(Make sure you fill out the GROUP application - it's much shorter!)

Background check required: No

Minimum age of volunteers: 8

Volunteer Type: Adult, Family, Senior (55+), Youth, Student Service Learning, Group, Scout, Corporate

Job Type: Event (1-7 days)

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Organize a Park and Stream Cleanup Project

Location:

Montgomery County, MD

Description

We need your help to keep our parks and streams clean! Organizing and holding a cleanup event is easy and fun and is a great way to get outdoors and help your local environment. The Volunteer Service Office will work with your existing group or help you recruit one and we'll work with you to find a conveniently located project site. Click on Job Details below to find out how to get started!


(Volunteers under 14 must be accompanied by an adult, SSL hours are available)

If you are looking for a cleanup that you can join please check our seasonal volunteer events page.

Background check required: No

Minimum age of volunteers: 14

Volunteer Type: Adult, Family, Youth, Student Service Learning, Group, Scout, Corporate

Job Type: Event (1-7 days)

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