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*Summer Evening "Craft & Sip" Volunteers Needed!*

Location:

Various Parks
Montgomery County
MD

Description

Volunteer with Montgomery Parks this May or June at one or more of our evening "Picnic in the Park - Craft & Sip" Events. These events begin at 6:30 PM and run until 8 PM, but volunteers are needed earlier and later.

Our guests will arrive at one of our designated parks with their friends, and bring their favorite happy hour snacks and drinks. Each group of friends will be assigned a craft table that comes equipped with instructions and all materials.

Volunteers must be comfortable interacting with guests to answer their questions and assist them with their projects. Being craft-savvy is a plus! There will be one volunteer shift for this event. Volunteers will arrive at 5 PM and will leave the event at 9 PM, for a total of 4 hours of volunteering.

Click on Job Details and then the Duties and Responsibilities tab to learn more. Click on Schedule tab to see different dates and locations and to sign up!

*All volunteers must be at least 21 years of age*

Background check required: No

Minimum age of volunteers: 21

Volunteer Type: Adult, Senior (55+)

Job Type: Event (1-7 days)

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Girl Scout Silver and Gold Award Projects - Montgomery Parks

Location:

Montgomery Parks
Throughough Montgomery County
Various Parks, MD

Description

Montgomery Parks can be a great place for you to do your Girl Scout Silver or Gold Award projects!

Although sometimes Park Staff have projects in mind, the number of applicants far outnumbers them. It is often up to the scout to find a suitable project. We suggest you choose a park location that is convenient to you and explore the area to see what amenities you can help create or restore.

Park staff will work with you to review your project proposal prior to approval. The scout will then be responsible for good communication with Park Staff, and completing the project in a timely manner.

Sign up here and someone will be in touch soon to discuss the project with you!

Due to COVID, additional requirements will be in place, including mask wearing, filling out waivers and social distancing. All will be shared after application is filled out.

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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Human Resources and Organizational Development Volunteer Interns, Planning Department

Location:

Wheaton Headquarters
2425 Reedie Drive
Silver Spring, MD 20902

Description

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 are seeking two interns who are working towards their graduate degree in Human Resources Management and Organizational Development; or a retiree looking for a challenge!

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

The other volunteer intern will be working with the Human Resources Manager and assisting with managing the life cycle of a training program. This volunteer will help create a facilitator database, monitor the Departments 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, the previous intern, and the Human Resources Manager.

Montgomery County Planning Department is an equal opportunity employer and engager of volunteers, and values diversity. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will do what we can to provide reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities to participate in the volunteer application and interview process; and to perform essential functions for this volunteer internship opportunity. Please contact us at 301-495-4511 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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Join one of our Spring & Summer Cleanups Hosted by Montgomery Parks Staff

Location:

Montgomery Parks
Silver Spring, MD

Description

Montgomery Parks are wonderful places to visit, but sometimes litter and trash get into our parks and needs to be removed - this is where you come in! A Cleanup Coordinator will lead you and other volunteers in various projects this spring and summer to help get the trash out of the park and where it belongs.

We welcome individuals and families to join in! These events are SSL approved!

Please note that when an event fills up, it will disappear from the schedule. Cleanups will be added throughout the season, so check back often!

Upcoming Cleanups:
6/5 Cloverly Local Park

All cleanups are pre-approved for SSL hours. Children under 14 years old must have a registered parent/guardian with them.

**Every individual must pre-register/fill out an application to participate, including parents/guardians.**

Covid Guidelines:
- Volunteers must bring a mask
- Volunteers must keep 6 feet apart from volunteers outside of their household
- Volunteers are not required to wear a mask unless they cannot keep 6 ft apart from unvaccinated participants such as youth.
- Volunteers may not ask others for their vaccination status.
- Anyone feeling sick or in recent contact with someone who has tested positive for Covid-19, may not volunteer at the event(s) assigned.

All volunteers must submit Montgomery Parks COVID-19 waivers:
- When signing up on this site, it will give adult volunteers the option to submit the waiver electronically.
- Volunteers under 18 years old must print the waiver in the application and have a parent/guardian sign by hand, and submit the form at the cleanup event.

To register for a cleanup event, click the Schedule tab and click "sign up". If the page is empty it means sign ups are full, please check back for updates or sign up to organize your own group cleanup day.

For questions contact: Valeria.Espinoza@montgomeryparks.org

Background check required: No

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

Job Type: Event (1-7 days)

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Nature Center Host - Brookside Nature Center, Wheaton

Location:

Brookside Nature Center
1400 Glenallan Ave.
Wheaton, MD 20902

Description

Do you enjoy working with people and sharing your love of nature? Our Hosts/Hostesses serve as the Nature Center's front line representatives. They welcome our visitors, provide information, and enjoy helping guests learn more about Wheaton Regional Park and Brookside Nature Center. This is a rewarding job for someone who likes to be helpful and learn more about the natural environment!

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Learn about our program offerings and park resources.
2. Greet visitors.
3. Answer visitor inquiries or direct them to appropriate staff.
4. Take messages for staff.
5. Answer telephone calls.
6. Occasionally help with office administrative work, computer work, and program/exhibit preparation.
7. Check people in for programs.

Volunteers Hosts are needed:
Weekdays Tuesday through Saturday, morning or afternoon for 2.5 hours or a 2.5 hour shift on Sundays:

10 - 12:30 or 12:30 - 3 Tuesday - Saturday
or
1 - 3:30 Sundays

Background check required: Yes

Minimum age of volunteers: 18

Volunteer Type: Adult, Senior (55+)

Job Type: Seasonal (2-6 months)

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Organize Your Own Group Cleanup Project

Location:

At a park near you!
Montgomery County, MD

Description

Scout troops, corporate groups, student groups, and community organizations can schedule a private Park cleanup event.

Work with your team to remove trash & litter from our Parks! Group leaders can submit one application on behalf of their group (select "group"). We prefer at least two weeks notice before the cleanup, but as long as you let us know about your project we'll do our best to support your efforts!

Organize a Group Cleanup!
What we'll need:
1. Cleanup date and times
2. Cleanup location (Find a park near you!)
3. Estimated group size and age range
4. Would you like to pick up a Parks Cleanup Kit? Kits include trash bags, recycle bags, and work gloves. Trash grabbers are optional and must be returned to our Wheaton office.
5. Submit the Cleanup Results form

*Eligible for SSL HOURS*
Children under 14 years old must have a parent/guardian with them

All groups must follow the current Covid 19 Requirements and Park Safety Guidelines.

Current Covid Guidelines

- Group size is 30 volunteers for most location, 50 volunteers at certain locations
- Volunteers must pre-register with the Group Leader
- Volunteers must bring a mask
- Volunteers must keep 6 feet apart from volunteers outside of their household
- Volunteers are not required to wear a mask unless they cannot keep 6 ft apart from unvaccinated participants such as youth.
- Volunteers may not ask others for their vaccination status.
- Anyone feeling sick or in recent contact with someone who has tested positive for Covid-19, may not volunteer at the event(s) assigned.
- All must continue to follow CDC guidelines as well as MD state guidelines

All volunteers must submit Montgomery Parks COVID-19 waivers.
- Group leaders must have all volunteers submit a signed waiver then compile them and send to Valeria Espinoza
- Electronic waivers are available for adult groups.
- Volunteers under 18 years old must have a parent/guardian signs by hand.

Background check required: No

Minimum age of volunteers: 5

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

Job Type: Event (1-7 days)

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