*If you or anyone in your household are sick, waiting for Covid test results, and/or have tested positive for Covid (regardless of vaccination status) you are not eligible to volunteer at this time.*
Join Brookside Nature Center staff and other volunteers on the afternoon of December 17th! We'll be organizing and sorting tools and materials in our garage, and we need your help! Please wear closed toe shoes and clothes you don't mind getting dirty. Don't forget water and a snack! Gloves and all other tools necessary will be provided. For ages 14+. Participants under 14 must have a guardian attend with them. Students can earn SSL hours by participating in this activity!
Background check required: No
Minimum age of volunteers: 14
Volunteer Type: Adult, Senior (55+), Student Service Learning, Group, Scout, Corporate
Job Type: Event (1-7 days)
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*If you or anyone in your household are sick, waiting for Covid test results, and/or have tested positive for Covid (regardless of vaccination status) you are not eligible to volunteer at this time*The Maydale Nature Classroom site is having a "New Year's at Noon" celebration for families and is looking for volunteers to come and be part of the fun!Volunteers will help with our arts and crafts activities, marshmallow roasting, scavenger hunts, and much much more.SSL Approved!
Volunteer Type: Adult, Senior (55+), Youth, Student Service Learning
*This position requires proof of vaccination against Covid 19*Our Animal Ambassadors at Meadowside Nature Center are local animals that are cared for by staff and volunteers, and now serve as ambassadors for their species. Nature Center visitors can see them, learn about their stories, and learn how to protect local animals like them. Each of these creatures has special care needs. Animal Care Aides will be trained on how to provide this care to turtles, snakes, toads, and insects. Tasks include cleaning animals' living areas, preparing food and feedings, replenishing water supplies, and maintaining care logs for each animal.We are seeking aides that will give us at least a six month commitment to this valuable volunteer job, working at least two shifts each month. For more details, view our Duties & Requirements tab. This position is eligible for Student Service Learning (SSL) hours.
Background check required: Yes
Minimum age of volunteers: 16
Volunteer Type: Adult, Family, Senior (55+), Youth, Student Service Learning
Job Type: Seasonal (2-6 months), Long-term (6 months+)
*This position requires proof of vaccination against Covid 19*Do you have an interest in local birds? Do you enjoy walking outdoors? Are you excited about hands-on conservation opportunities? Then this is the opportunity for you!
**We are looking for two volunteers who can work together to monitor the boxes located along the Matthew Henson Trail at the intersection of Layhill Rd. and Middlevale Ln.**
Minimum age of volunteers: 12
Volunteer Type: Adult, Family, Senior (55+)
Job Type: Long-term (6 months+)
*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.
Minimum age of volunteers: 18
Volunteer Type: Adult, Senior (55+), Intern
Job Type: Seasonal (2-6 months)
*If you or anyone in your household are sick, waiting for Covid test results, and/or have tested positive for Covid (regardless of vaccination status) you are not eligible to volunteer at this time.* Click schedule tab to register for the next cleanup. Please note that when an event fills up, it disappears from the schedule. Cleanups will be added throughout the season, so check back often!Individual and family volunteers can join a cleanup hosted by Montgomery Parks staff and volunteers!All cleanups are pre-approved for SSL hours. Children under 14 years old must have a registered parent/guardian with them.To register for a cleanup event, click the Schedule tab and click "sign up".For questions contact: email@example.com
Volunteer Type: Adult, Family, Senior (55+), Youth, Student Service Learning, Group
*This position requires proof of vaccination against Covid 19*
Do you enjoy helping people engage with and learn about the natural world on their own terms? Then this is the opportunity for you!
Brookside Nature Center is looking for volunteers to facilitate our self-guided hikes on weekend afternoons. Volunteers will set-up and take-down hike materials, check in registered participants, and provide interpretive information to park visitors.
We are looking for independent, outgoing, people-oriented adults (18+) who enjoy helping others learn about and connect to the natural world.
Please click on Duties & Requirements to learn more.
Volunteer Type: Adult, Senior (55+)