** 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 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 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, 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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*Notice: All volunteers must show proof of being fully vaccinated*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 to help get trash out of our parks and streams. We welcome individuals and families to join us!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:*12/4 - Sligo Mill NCA*MLK Cleanups being schedule for early January!All cleanups are pre-approved for SSL hours. Children under 14 years old must have a registered parent/guardian with them.Covid Guidelines (as of November 2021):- Volunteers must bring a mask- Volunteers must be vaccinated- 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 register here and submit their Montgomery Parks COVID-19 waiverTo register for a cleanup event, click the Schedule tab and click "sign up". If there is no "schedule" tab, it means signups are full or there are no staff-led cleanups scheduled at this time. Please check back for updates.For questions contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Background check required: No
Minimum age of volunteers: 12
Volunteer Type: Adult, Family, Senior (55+), Youth, Student Service Learning, Group
Job Type: Event (1-7 days)
Are you passionate about nature and love to help others? Have you always thought of volunteering, or maybe a way to connect with your community? Our Volunteer Hosts are stationed in the Black Hill Visitor Center lobby on weekends, where they welcome and answer questions from the public, check people in for nature programs, assist Nature Center Staff, and answer telephone calls. They may occasionally help with office work, computer work, program preparation, and exhibits. We are looking for volunteer hosts that are people-oriented, enjoy sharing the joys of nature, and would be great representatives for Black Hill Nature Programs and Montgomery Parks!This is a long-term volunteer opportunity and we are looking for someone who can help out for at least 3 months on a regular basis.
Volunteer Type: Adult, Senior (55+)
Job Type: Long-term (6 months+)