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09/20/2018 - Yappy Hour and Pop-Up Dog Park Volunteer - Elm Street Urban Park, Bethesda - Thursday, 5:30 -8:15

Location:

Elm Street Urban Park
4600 Elm Street
Bethesda, MD 20815

Description

We're bringing people and their furry friends together again for another edition of "Yappy Hour" & Pop-Up Dog Park in downtown Bethesda! If you are a dog lover, and enjoy being around them, this is a great opportunity for you!

Yappy Hour features live music and Bethesda restaurants selling food, beer and wine. The pop-up dog park will consist of a small dog area and a large dog enclosure area for well-socialized dogs.

Volunteer Tasks:
*Monitor dog enclosure areas:
a) Remind owners that dogs should be on the leash when leaving the dog enclosure areas
b) Remind owners to pick-up after their dogs and hand out Mutt Mitt bags, as needed

*Keep dog bowls filled with water

*Hand out give-aways and brochures at the Montgomery Parks table.

Background check required: No

Minimum age of volunteers: 18

Volunteer Type: Adult, Senior (55+)

Job Type: Event (1-7 days)

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09/23/2018 - Honey Harvest Festival - Brookside Nature Center, Wheaton - Sunday, 11:30am to 4:30pm

Location:

Brookside Nature Center
1400 Glenallan Ave.
Wheaton, MD 20902

Description

Brookside Nature Center will be "buzzing" with sweet displays, demonstrations, activities and crafts at our popular Honey Harvest Festival.

Volunteers help with all aspects of the festival, from parking and crafts, to the set up and breakdown at the end of the day.

SSL credit can be earned! Bring your lunch! Snacks are provided.

*Volunteers must pre-register - walk-ins are not allowed*

Minimum age of volunteers: 16

Volunteer Type: Adult, Senior (55+), Youth, Scout

Job Type: Event (1-7 days)

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09/29/2018 - Hispanic Heritage Celebration - Meadowside Nature Center, Rockville - Saturday, 11am - 3:15

Location:

Meadowside Nature Center
5100 Meadowside Lane
Rockville, MD 20855

Description

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month that runs from Sept. 15 through October 15, Meadowside Nature Center is having a celebration to highlight Central and South American cultures and community.

From Noon to 3pm we will have a live band that plays salsa, merengue, and cumbia, as well as food, crafts and games! Join us for this fun mini-festival!

Volunteers will help with set-up, crafts and take-down of the event. We are looking for spanish-speaking volunteers that can help out from 11 am to 3:15 pm.

Volunteers must pre-register. SSL Approved!

Background check required: No

Minimum age of volunteers: 14

Volunteer Type: Adult, Family, Youth, Student Service Learning

Job Type: Event (1-7 days)

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10/06/2018 - Harvest Festival - Derwood, Saturday 10am - 4:30pm

Location:

Agricultural History Farm Park
18410 Muncaster Rd
Derwood, MD 21770

Description

Help us celebrate Montgomery County's rich farming heritage at one of the prettiest places in Montgomery Parks, the Agricultural History Farm Park in Derwood! In recognition of the 100th anniversary, this year's theme is "World War I on the Homefront".

Visitors to the festival will learn about the crafts, games, food and activities on a farm from that time periord, with help from park staff and volunteers like you!

Training, a delicious lunch, t-shirt and breaks will be provided. This will be outside work, rain or shine (tents will be provided). We are looking for outgoing and friendly people, and while all jobs are not physically demanding, they all do require the ability to work on uneven ground.

**THIS IS Student Service Learning APPROVED!**

Sign-up by clicking on Job Details, then the "Schedule" Tab - someone will be back to you with more details after we see your application.

**Please, only apply if you can be there for the whole 6.5 hour shift!**

Children that are 12 or 13 can only volunteer if a parent is also registered as a volunteer!



Background check required: No

Minimum age of volunteers: 12

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

Job Type: Event (1-7 days)

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10/20/2018 - Historic Cemetery Cleanup during Community Service Week! - Norbeck/Muncaster Mill NP, Norbeck - Saturday, 9am to Noon

Location:

Norbeck-Muncaster Mill Neighborhood Park
4101 Muncaster Mill Road
Norbeck, MD 20853

Description

Help give back to the community at this volunteer event where we will be working with members of Jerusalem-Mt. United Methodist Church, Waves of Glory Worship Center, the Coalition to Protect Maryland Burial Sites, and the Montgomery County Cemetery Inventory Revisited project, to beautify the historic cemetery located behind the church.

Duties will include removing branches and stacking them in a parking lot for pick-up; weeding and removing plants from around fragile markers; marking grave sites; and picking up and bagging trash.

Volunteers should dress to get dirty and to protect themselves from bugs, scratches and potential poison ivy exposure. Water will be on site, and a light lunch will be provided when the project is complete.

SSL hours will be approved!

Volunteers need to pre-register. To sign-up, click on the Schedule tab.

*RAIN DATE: November 10*

Background check required: No

Minimum age of volunteers: 16

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

Job Type: Event (1-7 days)

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10/27/2018 - 50th Anniversary Planting Project - Brookside Gardens, Wheaton - Saturday, 9 to noon

Location:

Brookside Gardens
1800 Glenallan Avenue
Wheaton, MD 20902

Description

Join us in celebrating our 50th Birthday by planting 50,000 daffodills at Brookside Gardens!


Volunteers will be planting daffodil plugs from 9am-12pm.

To sign up, click on the SCHEDULE tab above, then click on the button "sign up for shift".

Minimum age of volunteers: 14

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

Job Type: Event (1-7 days)

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10/6/2018 - 10/27/2018- Haunted Trail - Little Bennett Campground, Clarksburg - Saturdays, 6:15pm to 9:30pm

Location:

Little Bennett Campground
23705 Frederick Road
Clarksburg, MD 20871

Description

Little Bennett Campground is hosting a spooky Haunted Trail this October, and needs volunteers to help it be the scariest place in the woods!

Volunteers will wear costumes and stand at assigned locations and follow a script. Other volunteers will help out behind the scenes.

There will be an orientation before the trail opens to the campground guests.

This is SSL approved.

Volunteers should dress for the weather, and cooler temps in the evening. We are looking for folks to wear costumes -and bring their own flashlights. Wear shoes that can get muddy!

Background check required: No

Minimum age of volunteers: 15

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

Job Type: Event (1-7 days)

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Fall 2018 Eye Spy Train - Wheaton Regional Park, Wheaton, 10am - 6pm

Location:

Wheaton Miniature Train
2002 Shorefield Road
Wheaton, MD 20902

Description

Friendly helpers are needed to hand out crayons and Eye Spy sheets at our Fall Eye Spy Train ride in Wheaton Regional Park this October!  Family-friendly (NOT SCARY) costumes are encouraged!

The train will be running every Saturday and Sunday in October.  There will be two shifts each day: 9:45am - 2pm, and 1:30 - 6pm.

Volunteers need to be 14 and older.  

This activity is outdoors and Student Service Learning approved.

For more information and to sign-up, click on Job Details, then Duties & Requirements, and then Schedule to see shift times and dates.

        ***Train is cancelled if it rains, and/or tracks are still wet***

       ***Must sign up by 5pm on Fridays to work the weekend***

Background check required: No

Minimum age of volunteers: 14

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

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

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Fall 2018 Eye Spy Train- Cabin John Regional Park, Bethesda, 10am - 6pm

Location:

Cabin John Miniature Train
7410 Tuckerman Lane
Rockville, MD 20852

Description

Friendly helpers are needed to hand out crayons and Eye Spy sheets at our Fall Eye Spy Train ride in Cabin John Regional Park this October! Family-friendly (NOT SCARY) costumes are encouraged!

The train will be running every Saturday and Sunday in October. There will be two shifts each day: 9:45am - 2pm, and 1:30 - 6pm.

Volunteers need to be 14 and older. (we are NOT taking anyone younger as in years past)

This activity is outdoors and Student Service Learning approved.

For more information and to sign-up, click on Job Details, then Duties & Requirements, and then Schedule to see shift times and dates.

***Train is cancelled if it rains, and/or tracks are still wet***

***Must sign up by 5pm on Fridays to work the weekend***

Background check required: No

Minimum age of volunteers: 12

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

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

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