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09/17 & 18, 2022 | Children's Day | Brookside Gardens

Location:

Brookside Gardens
1800 Glenallan Avenue
Wheaton, MD 20902

Description

*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 Gardens as a volunteer for our Annual Children's Day Festival!

Saturday, September 17, 10am-3pm
Sunday, September 18, 10am-12:30pm

Children and their families will explore the art and science of gardening through child-driven art projects and engaging science activities.

Volunteers will help with crafts, games, and/or public assistance throughout the day. Volunteers should dress family-friendly and for the weather as the festival is outdoors!

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

All volunteers must register online.

SSL Approved!

Background check required: No

Minimum age of volunteers: 14

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

Job Type: Event (1-7 days)

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10/03/2022 | Active Aging Week Event | Brookside Gardens, Wheaton | Monday, Noon to 6 pm

Location:

Brookside Gardens
1800 Glenallen Avenue
MD, MD 20902

Description

*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*

Volunteers are needed at Montgomery County's Annual "Active Aging Week Kick-Off Event", where residents 50 years old or better will enjoy an afternoon at Brookside Gardens doing all sorts of fun activities! The actual event runs from 2 to 5pm, but volunteers will help with set-up and take-down of event before and afterwards.

Volunteers are needed for the following tasks:


- Set/up and breakdown of event
- Check-in, directing and handing out Fit Kits to guests
- Trash and recycling monitors
- Hydration Station monitors
- Walk Guides
- Activity Assistants

Volunteers will be working outdoors and should dress for the weather and comfort!


SSL approved!


Volunteers can also sign-up to help with just the set-up and/or breakdown, and then participate in the days activities as well (but must pre-register for the actual event!).

More details will be shared after you apply! Questions? Contact Jennene Blakely at jennene.blakely@montgomeryparks.org.

Background check required: No

Minimum age of volunteers: 14

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

Job Type: Event (1-7 days)

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Information Desk Assistant | Brookside Gardens

Location:

Brookside Gardens
1800 Glenallan Avenue
Wheaton, MD 20902

Description

*This position requires proof of vaccination against Covid 19*

Information desk volunteers are vital to the operation of Brookside Garden's Visitor Center and are often the first official greeters to the Garden!

Information Desk Assistants answer questions from visitors and point out many of the garden highlights on our map. They also help by answering the main phone line, and provide details on garden highlights and attractions, driving directions, and hours of operation.

This position involves sitting and/or standing behind the information desk for 4 hour shifts.

Background check required: Yes

Minimum age of volunteers: 18

Volunteer Type: Adult, Senior (55+)

Job Type: Long-term (6 months+)

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