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*Gardener | Agricultural History Farm Park

Location:

Agricultural History Farm Park
18400 Muncaster Road
Derwood, MD 20855

Description

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, Group, Scout, Intern

Job Type: Seasonal (2-6 months)

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*Gardener | Black Hill Discovery Center

Location:

Black Hill Discovery Center
20926 Lake Ridge Drive
Boyds, MD 20841

Description

Volunteers are needed to help maintain the beautiful Black Hill Discovery Center Display Gardens.

These include: a rain garden/hummingbird garden; a raised bed butterfly garden; a raised bed pollinator garden; a fern garden; a Monarch Waystation garden; a log garden; and garden areas around a small pond.

Volunteers work as a group on Tuesday mornings for a couple of hours, beginning May 7th and ending Oct 1. Gardening experience is preferred, but not required. Training will be offered.

Background check required: Yes

Minimum age of volunteers: 18

Volunteer Type: Adult, Senior (55+)

Job Type: Seasonal (2-6 months)

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*Gardeners Needed! | Silver Spring Intermediate Neighborhood Park | Takoma Park

Location:

Silver Spring Intermediate Neighborhood Park
7801 Chicago Avenue
Takoma Park, MD 20912

Description

Silver Spring Intermediate Neighborhood Park is one of our more popular parks! We want to keep it looking good for all of our park vistors with the help of volunteer gardeners.

Gardeners will help with the basic maintenance of planted grasses, plants and shrubs on a monthly basis. Tasks will include weeding, raking, planting and maybe some light pruning - but only after training!

Volunteers will work in a small group on the first Tuesday of every month, beginning May 7th until October 1st. Hours would be from 9 am until 1pm, and rain dates would be arranged within the group's schedule.

Gardening experience is preferred, but not required. Training will provided as needed. Tools will be provided!

Background check required: Yes

Minimum age of volunteers: 21

Volunteer Type: Adult, Senior (55+)

Job Type: Seasonal (2-6 months)

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*Summer 2024 | Parks Trail Ambassador | Natural Surface Trails Program*

Location:

Wheaton or Germantown area parks
MD 20902

Description

The Montgomery Parks Trail Ambassador Program is a volunteer service AND mountain biking recreational program for high school students. Students will work together completing hands-on trail improvement projects in the morning, and after lunch the team will develop biking skills through group bike rides. Learn trail etiquette, bike safety, and mechanics. Discover the fun, health benefits, and social interactions of group mountain biking rides!

There are two sessions to choose from:

June 17 - June 28, in Wheaton

July 8 - July 19, in Germantown

Review the Duties and Requirements, and then click on the Schedule Tab to choose either the first session or second session. After you apply, someone will be in touch to discuss the program further to make sure it is a good fit, and that you can meet the requirements.

Student Service Learning (SSL) hours approved!

Participants who complete the program will receive a new Mountain Bike and Helmet!

Space is limited. There are only 10 available spots for each session.
Review the Duties and Requirements above and then the Schedule tab to choose a session.

Background check required: No

Minimum age of volunteers: 15

Volunteer Type: Youth, Student Service Learning

Job Type: Short-term (1-8 weeks)

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06/15/2024 | MudFest Event Volunteers Needed! | Beallsville | Saturday 10:00am - 4:00pm

Location:

Woodstock Equestrian Park
20207 Darnestown Rd
Beallsville, MD 20842

Description

Help us celebrate International Mud Day at the Woodstock Equestrian Park in Beallsville.

Festival guests will get to play in multiple mud pits, create mud art, play in our mud pie kitchen, and enjoy food and music. All of this is made possible by park staff and volunteers like you!

Volunteering for this event allows you and those in your vehicle free admission to the event.

This will be outside work, rain or shine.

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 approved for SSL hours.

**Severe weather date of Sunday, June 16. Please, only apply if you can be there for the both dates!**

Background check required: No

Minimum age of volunteers: 15

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

Job Type: Event (1-7 days)

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06/15/2024 | Henson Birthday Celebration! | Josiah Henson Museum & Park | Bethesda

Location:

Josiah Henson Museum & Park
11410 Old Georgetown Rd
North Bethesda, MD 20852

Description

Join us for our Henson Birthday Celebration at the Josiah Henson Museum & Park! Guests will have a fun time celebrating this local hero's birthday while learning about Montgomery County history. Volunteers help make this fun happen!

There are two shifts. Sign up by clicking Job Details (if it's showing at bottom of descriptions) and then on the Schedule tab:

9:30am - 1pm (5 spots for Age 14+): Help set up the event, then will help with a variety of activities, games, crafts, and concessions.

9:30am - 1pm (5 spots for Age 18+): Help set up the event, then will help with a variety of activities, crafts, monitoring a fire ring, operating a popcorn machine and concessions.

1 to 4:30pm (5 spots for Age 14+):
Help with a variety of activities, games, crafts, and concessions until the event ends at 4 pm, then will assist in cleaning up.

1 to 4:30pm (5 spots for Age 18+): Help with a variety of activities, crafts, monitoring a fire ring, operating a popcorn machine and concessions. then will assist in cleaning up.

SSL approved!

Background check required: No

Minimum age of volunteers: 16

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

Job Type: Event (1-7 days)

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06/17/2024 - 06/18/2024| MudFest Event Clean-up | Woodstock Equestrian Park| Beallsville

Location:

Woodstock Equestrian Park
20207 Darnestown Rd
Beallsville, MD 20842

Description

We are looking for volunteers who are not afriad to get a little dirty! Please join us in cleaning-up after the MudFest event at the Woodstock Equestrian Park in Beallsville.

Click on Job Details to get to the Duties and Requirements tab, and then the Schedule tab to see dates and times to sign up for!

SSL approved!

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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06/26/2024 | Skilled Kayak Instructors and Event volunteers needed | Black Hill Regional Park | Poolesville

Location:

Black Hill Regional Park
20903 Lake Ridge Road
Boyds, MD 20841

Description

Montgomery Parks is offering a program sharing the wonders of kayaking for people who may need adaptions to get them out on the water!

We need two types of volunteers:

Skilled Kayak Instructors (16 years old+) will help with pulling out the necessary equipment (including kayaks, paddles and life vests) for our guests, assisting with people getting in and out of boats, and one on one paddling support with participants with a strong emphasis on tailoring techniques for the needs of the participant. We are looking for experienced kayakers (1-3 years of teaching/ coaching experience) who have the ability to be on the water and instructing basic skills with people with differing sets of abilities.

ACA Certifications are preferred but will consider years of experience.

Event Volunteers (14 years +) will help with pulling out the necessary equipment, and event set-up and take-down, and helping with other duties at the event (on land) as necessary.

Volunteers will be working outdoors and should dress for the weather, plus wear the appropriated PPE if volunteering on the water.


SSL approved!

Please click on the schedule tab to sign up for either position. Check out the duties and requirements tab as well to learn more.

More details will be shared after you apply! Questions? Contact Amanda Espinoza at Amanda.Espinoza@montgomeryparks.org.

Background check required: No

Minimum age of volunteers: 14

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

Job Type: Event (1-7 days)

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07/20/2024 | Skilled Kayak Instructors and Event volunteers needed | Seneca Landing Special Park | Poolesville

Location:

Seneca Landing Special Park
16501 River Road
Poolesville, MD 20837

Description

Montgomery Parks is offering a program sharing the wonders of kayaking for people who may need adaptions to get them out on the water!

We need two types of volunteers:

Skilled Kayak Instructors (16 years old+) will help with pulling out the necessary equipment (including kayaks, paddles and life vests) for our guests, assisting with people getting in and out of boats, and one on one paddling support with participants with a strong emphasis on tailoring techniques for the needs of the participant. We are looking for experienced kayakers (1-3 years of teaching/ coaching experience) who have the ability to be on the water and instructing basic skills with people with differing sets of abilities.

ACA Certifications are preferred but will consider years of experience.

Event Volunteers (14 years +) will help with pulling out the necessary equipment, and event set-up and take-down, and helping with other duties at the event (on land) as necessary.

Volunteers will be working outdoors and should dress for the weather, plus wear the appropriated PPE if volunteering on the water.


SSL approved!

Please click on the schedule tab to sign up for either position. Check out the duties and requirements tab as well to learn more.

More details will be shared after you apply! Questions? Contact Amanda Espinoza at Amanda.Espinoza@montgomeryparks.org.

Background check required: No

Minimum age of volunteers: 14

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

Job Type: Event (1-7 days)

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08/04/2024 | Adaptive Mountain Bike Ambassador Volunteers needed for Adaptive Mountain Biking Event | Wheaton Regional Park

Location:

Wheaton Regional Park/Maintenance Yard
12012 Kemp Mill Road
Wheaton, MD 20902

Description

Montgomery Parks is offering a program sharing the adventures of mountain biking for people who may need adaptive biking equipment, in Wheaton Regional Park. We couldn't do this without the help of volunteers!

Adaptive Mountain Bike Ambassadors volunteers (21 and older) Duties and Requirements:


  • Must have intermediate mountain bike skills.

  • Must have completed the Adaptive Mountain Bike Ambassador Training through M.O.R.E.

  • Preferred professional or educational background in Physical Therapy or Occupational Therapy.

  • Will assist with transferring riders on and off adaptive mountain bike.

  • Must have the ability to provide basic instruction to participants on how to use various adaptive mountain bikes with a strong emphasis on tailoring techniques for the needs of the rider.

  • Must have own bike.


Volunteers will be working outdoors and should dress for the weather.

Schedule includes orientation from 9-9:50 AM. Program start time is 10 AM.

Breaks will be provided throughout the day.

Lunch, refreshments, and a tee-shirt will be provided!

Background check required: No

Minimum age of volunteers: 21

Volunteer Type: Adult, Group, Corporate

Job Type: Event (1-7 days)

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08/04/2024 | Skilled Mountain Bike Enthusiast Volunteers needed for Adaptive Mountain Biking Event | Wheaton Regional Park

Location:

Wheaton Regional Park/Maintenance Yard
12012 Kemp Mill Road
Wheaton, MD 20902

Description

Montgomery Parks is offering a program sharing the adventures of mountain biking for people who may need adaptive biking equipment, in Wheaton Regional Park. We couldn't do this without the help of volunteers!

Skilled Mountain Bike Enthusiast volunteers (18 and older) Duties and Requirements:


  • Lead or act as "sweep" on adaptive mountain bike trail ride. Will provide 2:1 support for an individual with a disability.

  • Assist with obstacles on the trails; or assist riders with disabilities in navigating trail terrain.

  • Complete the Adaptive Mountain Bike Ambassador Training through M.O.R.E. (Preferred experience).

  • Able to provide basic instruction to participants with a strong emphasis on tailoring techniques for the needs of the rider.

  • Must provide own bike.


Volunteers will be working outdoors and should dress for the weather.

Schedule includes orientation from 9-9:50 AM. Program start time is 10 AM.

Breaks will be provided throughout the day.

Lunch, refreshments, and a tee-shirt will be provided!

Background check required: No

Minimum age of volunteers: 18

Volunteer Type: Adult, Group, Corporate

Job Type: Event (1-7 days)

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08/04/2024 | Special Event Volunteers needed for Adaptive Mountain Biking Event | Wheaton Regional Park

Location:

Wheaton Regional Park/Maintenance Yard
12012 Kemp Mill Road
Wheaton, MD 20902

Description

Montgomery Parks is offering a program sharing the adventures of mountain biking for people who may need adaptive biking equipment, in Wheaton Regional Park. We couldn't do this without the help of volunteers!

Special Event Volunteers (18 and older) help by:


  • Assisting with pulling out the necessary equipment.

  • Event set-up and take-down.

  • Assisting with welcome and check-in.

  • Helping with other duties at the event as necessary.


Volunteers will be working outdoors and should dress for the weather.

Schedule includes orientation from 9-9:50 AM. Program start time is 10 AM.

Breaks will be provided throughout the day.

Lunch, refreshments, and a tee-shirt will be provided!

Background check required: No

Minimum age of volunteers: 18

Volunteer Type: Adult, Group, Corporate

Job Type: Event (1-7 days)

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08/14/2024 | Skilled Kayak Instructors and Event volunteers needed | Seneca Landing Special Park | Poolesville

Location:

Seneca Landing Special Park
16501 River Road
Poolesville, MD 20837

Description

Montgomery Parks is offering a program sharing the wonders of kayaking for people who may need adaptions to get them out on the water!

We need two types of volunteers:

Skilled Kayak Instructors (16 years old+) will help with pulling out the necessary equipment (including kayaks, paddles and life vests) for our guests, assisting with people getting in and out of boats, and one on one paddling support with participants with a strong emphasis on tailoring techniques for the needs of the participant. We are looking for experienced kayakers (1-3 years of teaching/ coaching experience) who have the ability to be on the water and instructing basic skills with people with differing sets of abilities.

ACA Certifications are preferred but will consider years of experience.

Event Volunteers (14 years +) will help with pulling out the necessary equipment, and event set-up and take-down, and helping with other duties at the event (on land) as necessary.

Volunteers will be working outdoors and should dress for the weather, plus wear the appropriated PPE if volunteering on the water.


SSL approved!

Please click on the schedule tab to sign up for either position. Check out the duties and requirements tab as well to learn more.

More details will be shared after you apply! Questions? Contact Amanda Espinoza at Amanda.Espinoza@montgomeryparks.org.

Background check required: No

Minimum age of volunteers: 14

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

Job Type: Event (1-7 days)

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09/18/2024 | Skilled Kayak Instructors and Event volunteers needed | Black Hill Regional Park | Poolesville

Location:

Black Hill Regional Park
20930 Lake Ridge Drive
Boyds, MD 20841

Description

Montgomery Parks is offering a program sharing the wonders of kayaking for people who may need adaptions to get them out on the water!

We need two types of volunteers:

Skilled Kayak Instructors (16 years old+) will help with pulling out the necessary equipment (including kayaks, paddles and life vests) for our guests, assisting with people getting in and out of boats, and one on one paddling support with participants with a strong emphasis on tailoring techniques for the needs of the participant. We are looking for experienced kayakers (1-3 years of teaching/ coaching experience) who have the ability to be on the water and instructing basic skills with people with differing sets of abilities.

ACA Certifications are preferred but will consider years of experience.

Event Volunteers (14 years +) will help with pulling out the necessary equipment, and event set-up and take-down, and helping with other duties at the event (on land) as necessary.

Volunteers will be working outdoors and should dress for the weather, plus wear the appropriated PPE if volunteering on the water.


SSL approved!

Please click on the schedule tab to sign up for either position. Check out the duties and requirements tab as well to learn more.

More details will be shared after you apply! Questions? Contact Amanda Espinoza at Amanda.Espinoza@montgomeryparks.org.

Background check required: No

Minimum age of volunteers: 14

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

Job Type: Event (1-7 days)

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Crop Production Aide | Pope Farm Nursery, Gaithersburg

Location:

Pope Farm Nursery
7400 Airpark Road
Gaithersburg, MD 20879

Description

Help Montgomery Park's Pope Farm Nursery produce multiple food crops to assist in the effort to supply and address food insecurities among the county population. The Crop Production Assistant volunteer will support the horticultural staff with the implementation of a crop program at the Nursery.

We are looking for volunteers that can work a 2 to 4 hour shift during the week, between the hours of 7am and 3pm, that can help on a regular basis.

The Crop Production Aide helps throughout the season. They assist with planning/selecting crops, hand planting seeds as needed, monitoring crops upon emergence, pruning and thinning crop plants as needed, rotation (turning) of larger crops and harvesting. The Crop Production Aide works outdoors using various garden tools, in all sorts of weather conditions.

This work can be physically demanding, but it provides volunteers the opportunity to work "behind-the-scenes" of the county parks with a knowledgeable, professional horticultural staff.

Once you apply someone will be in touch to discuss the position further and to see if this will be a good match!

See Duties and Requirements for more details.

Background check required: Yes

Minimum age of volunteers: 18

Volunteer Type: Adult

Job Type: Seasonal (2-6 months)

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Grown@Pope Volunteer Coordinator | Pope Farm Nursery, Gaithersburg

Location:

Pope Farm Nursery
7400 Airpark Road
Gaithersburg, MD 20879

Description

Help Montgomery Park's Pope Farm Nursery produce multiple food crops to assist in the effort to supply and address food insecurities among the county population.

The Grown@Pope Volunteer Coordinator will support the horticultural staff with the implementation of a crop program at the Nursery, by managing group volunteer projects, and assisting with communication to Crop Production volunteers as well.

We are looking for volunteers with gardening experience that can work one to two 4-hour shifts, during work hours Monday through Friday throughout the growing season April-September.

The work includes leading garden maintenance and cultivation activities with volunteers by demonstrating and/or teaching sustainable gardening techniques to new volunteers, returning volunteers and assisting as lead volunteer during large group volunteer days and harvest days. The volunteer coordinator will also document volunteer hours, and coordinate a volunteer appreciation luncheon.

This work provides volunteers the opportunity to work "behind-the-scenes" of the county parks with a knowledgeable, professional horticultural staff. Please check on Duties and Requirements for more details about this volunteer opportunity!

Once you apply someone will be in touch to discuss the position further and to see if this will be a good match!

Background check required: Yes

Minimum age of volunteers: 18

Volunteer Type: Adult

Job Type: Long-term (6 months+)

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Grown@Pope Workdays | Pope Farm Nursery, Gaithersburg | Weekday mornings

Location:

Pope Farm Nursery
7400 Airpark Road
Gaithersburg, MD 20879

Description

Montgomery Park's Grown@Pope program strengthens food security in the county and provides families with fresh produce grown on parkland.

Grown@Pope Workdays are for individuals or groups that would like to come in for 1 to 3 days this season to help with daily tasks. Workday dates and times will be arranged with the program manager, after you apply. If you're interested in commiting more time to this program, please consider signing up for the Crop Production Aide position instead!

Workdays are scheduled for 2-to-4-hour shift during the week, between the hours of 7am and 3pm (but usually in the morning).

Volunteers will assist with planting summer crops and maintaining the garden. They will work alongside staff to harvest, collect, and weigh produce to be donated to food assistance providers across Montgomery County. The work includes: hand planting seeds as needed, monitoring crops upon emergence, pruning and thinning crop plants as needed, rotation (turning) of larger crops and harvesting crops when they are ready to go! Instruction and tools will be provided.

For Individuals, the program manager will send you a list of dates and times to choose from. Families are welcome, but children 15 and under must be supervised by their 18 years+ guardian on a one-to-one ratio. You must be 16 or older to volunteer on your own. SSL Approved!

For Groups, this is a great opportunity for team building and learning new skills with your friends, co-workers or any other type of group. After applying the program manager will be in touch to discuss all of the details. Be sure to register as a GROUP on the volunteer application, as the group leader.

Background check required: No

Minimum age of volunteers: 16

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

Job Type: Event (1-7 days)

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Historic Site Guide/Docent | Agricultural History Farm Park | Derwood

Location:

Agricultural History Farm Park
18400 Muncaster Road
Derwood, MD 20855

Description

The Agricultural History Farm Park (AHFP) is seeking those with a love of history to share their time and talents in telling the story of Montgomery County's rich agricultural and cultural heritage!

Greeter/Docents will help visitors connect to the history of the Farm by assisting with:


  • Greeting visitors.

  • Managing farmhouse capacity flow during guided group tours.

  • Giving tours to individual weekend visitors; including the farmhouse and outbuildings.

  • Interpreting general Montgomery County history, Maryland's African-American history, general farm history and historic farming from the colonial era through the 1940's.

  • Setting up, assisting with, and breaking down special events for students, adults and families.

  • Inventorying household items periodically


Greeter/Docents should be enthusiastic and willing to learn about local Maryland history and about the families that lived and worked at and around the farm. They should also have a general working knowledge of American History, open to visitor engagement and actively involved with museum house programs.

Docents schedules are:


  • Saturdays - 11am to 3pm

  • Sundays (occasionally) - Noon to 3pm


This position requires public speaking, long periods of standing, sitting, walking, and working in a variety of weather conditions.

Training and supervision will be provided by the Museum Educator.

Background check required: Yes

Minimum age of volunteers: 16

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

Job Type: Long-term (6 months+)

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

Location:

Wheaton Headquarters
2425 Reedie Drive
Wheaton, MD 20902

Description

Montgomery County Planning Department is part of the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission (M-NCPPC). For 95 years, M-NCPPC has had a national reputation for excellence in planning, and today serves a culturally diverse population of over one million people on the border of Washington, D.C. in Montgomery County. We provide county-wide planning functions including long range planning, as well as reviews of development applications in diverse built environments of downtown urban districts, suburban communities, and agricultural areas. We have pioneered nationally modeled programs in agricultural preservation, inclusionary housing, and transit-oriented design. To learn more about who we are and what we do, we encourage you to watch this brief video here and visit our website at www.montgomeryplanning.org

Diversity Statement

M-NCPPC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We celebrate a workplace culture of diversity, equity and inclusion without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, gender identity, or any other non-merit factor. 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.

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 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, assist with managing the department''s learning management system and provide content and monitor the Department's training webpage.

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

Background check required: Yes

Minimum age of volunteers: 18

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

Job Type: Long-term (6 months+)

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Join a Cleanup Hosted by Montgomery Parks

Location:

Montgomery Parks
Silver Spring, MD

Description

*All students receiving SSL hours must pre-register*

Individual
and family volunteers can join a cleanup hosted by Montgomery Parks staff and volunteers!
- Children under 14 years old must volunteer with a parent/guardian.
- Students must register with their name to receive SSL hours.
- All cleanups are pre-approved for SSL hours. Forms are provided at the cleanup.
- This opportunity is not eligible for court-ordered service.
- To add volunteers to a family group send us an email.
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!

For questions contact: volunteercleanups@montgomeryparks.org

Background check required: No

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

Job Type: Event (1-7 days)

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Special Event Volunteers | Agricultural History Farm Park | Derwood

Location:

Agricultural History Farm Park
18400 Muncaster Road
Derwood, MD 20855

Description

The Agricultural History Farm Park is a scenic 455-acre park featuring rolling hills, open fields, an apple orchard, and a variety of farm animals which offers a unique perspective on the county''s rich farming heritage. The Magruder-Bussard farmstead is located within Farm Park and past farming practices are interpreted for the public in a historic farmhouse, barn, assorted farm buildings, and portions of the general property. In addition to the farmstead, the Park includes a 39-acre parcel on the western edge of the farm that was once home to a kinship-based African American community called Newmantown. The Farm Park has many visitors, and volunteers who have a love of history will assist staff in helping visitors connect to the history of the Farm Park through special events and programs.

This opportunity is for individuals who would assist the Farm Park with its special events and programs, as needed, held throughout the year including the Harvest Festival and Montgomery County''s Heritage Days. Individuals would help with set-up and clean-up; and assist staff with various duties and tasks at special events and/or programs.

This is perfect for someone who doesn't want to volunteer on a regular basis, but can pitch in when needed!

Training will be provided. SSL approved.

Click on Duties and Requirements to learn more, and then Apply to be considered for this opportunity.

Background check required: Yes

Minimum age of volunteers: 14

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

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

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Weekend Nature Center Host (Fri., Sat., and/or Sun.) | Black Hill Discovery Center, Boyds

Location:

Black Hill Discovery Center
20926 Lake Ridge Drive
Boyds, MD 20841

Description

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 (Friday thru Sunday), 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 regularly.

See Duties and Requirements for more details, including hours.

Background check required: Yes

Minimum age of volunteers: 18

Volunteer Type: Adult, Senior (55+)

Job Type: Long-term (6 months+)

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