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Gardener | Agricultural History Farm Park (AHFP)

Location:

Agricultural History Farm Park
18400 Muncaster Road
Derwood, MD 20855

Description

*This position requires proof of vaccination against Covid 19*

The AHFP is a 455 acre park open 7 days a week from sunrise to sunset. It is a beautiful setting of a historic farm, including several outbuildings and a farmhouse.

Near the farmhouse are two demonstration gardens that are used to explain how people used smaller gardens to feed themselves and their families, and for pleasure with beautiful flowers.

We need your help with watering, weeding, pruning, and other routine care. We are looking for help on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday. or Saturday during the growing season, flexible schedule worked out with site manager.

Some gardening experience is helpful, but training will be offered. High school graduates are welcome!

SSL hours approved.

Background check required: Yes

Minimum age of volunteers: 16

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

Job Type: Seasonal (2-6 months)

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Human Resources and Organizational Development Volunteer Interns | Planning Department, Wheaton

Location:

Wheaton Headquarters
2425 Reedie Drive
Silver Spring, MD 20902

Description

*Notice: All volunteers must show proof of being fully vaccinated*

For 90 years, The Montgomery County Planning Department has won acclaim for planning innovative solutions to land use and development challenges. We apply smart growth strategies to cultivate vibrant new urban centers and transit-oriented development; forge environmental protections; preserve historic features; and encourage great community design.

To learn more about who we are and what we do, watch this brief video: M-NCPPC, Montgomery Planning.

We believe that diversity in all dimensions of the organization support and bolster the innovative thinking essential to its success. We do not make hiring decisions on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, religion, political affiliation, ideology, or status as a Veteran.


We are seeking an intern who is working towards their graduate degree in Human Resources Management and Organizational Development; or a retiree looking for a challenge!

The HR Volunteer Intern will be working with the Planning Department's Recruiter to help research recruitment resources, assist with developing a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion strategic recruitment plan, and assist in developing a community engagement plan for the Human Resources Unit.

Additionally, the HR Volunteer Intern will be working with the Human Resources Manager assisting with managing the life cycle of a training program. This person will also help create a facilitator database, monitor the Department's projected training goals, assist with the mentoring program and Planning University Leadership Institute, and provide content and monitor the Department's training webpage.

Training will be provided by the Department's Recruiter and the Human Resources Manager.

We will do what we can to provide reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at 301-495-4525 to request accommodation.

Background check required: Yes

Minimum age of volunteers: 18

Volunteer Type: Adult, Senior (55+), Intern

Job Type: Seasonal (2-6 months)

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Stream Striders Watershed Leadership Program

Location:

Parks & Streams
Montgomery Parks, MD

Description

*This position requires proof of vaccination against Covid 19*

How can we empower our communities to help care for their local parks and streams with a deeper understanding of watershed science and stream ecology?

The Montgomery Parks Stream Striders volunteer program is accepting applications! Stream Striders facilitate conservation projects that involve an educational component as well as a service component. Applications are open for adult volunteers interested in leadership, watershed education, & community engagement at their local stream valley parks.

How do I become a Stream Strider?
1. Read the program qualifications & requirements
2. Click "apply"
3. Create an account & fill out application (have you vax card ready)
4. We will contact you for a brief interview
5. Complete a 2-part training

STREAM STRIDER WATERSHEDS:

Northwest Branch-Anacostia (1)
Rock Creek (1)
Paint Branch & Little Paint Branch (1)
Sligo Creek (2)
Long Branch (1)
(the numbers indicate spaces available)

QUALIFICATIONS:

- Must be 18 years+
- Complete a background check with Montgomery Parks
- Follow park protocols and safety measures
- Ability to work with a variety of groups in a leadership position
- Ability to present information and educate others
- Able to walk outdoors for up to 3 hours in a variety of trail surfaces and weather conditions (not including severe weather)
- Must be comfortable accessing areas off trail & in streams

COMMITMENT:
- Minimum of 4 months
- Minimum of one project/month
- Scheduling is flexible!

VOLUNTEER BENEFITS:
- Strong resume builder, long-term opportunity to build your leadership skills
- Improve the water quality at your local stream
- Work with volunteers from all ages, backgrounds, and abilities
- Access to stream/nature workshops happening in our parks
- Earn service credit toward your program/course (verification letters available)
- Volunteer on a flexible schedule

Questions?
301-495-1302 valeria.espinoza@montgomeryparks.org

Background check required: Yes

Minimum age of volunteers: 18

Volunteer Type: Adult, Family, Senior (55+), Intern

Job Type: Seasonal (2-6 months)

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