Montgomery Parks Locust Grove Nature Center is a great place for you to do your Eagle Scout project! We are currently seeking Eagle Scouts for various projects: Tree planting, trail restoration, new activities for our Nature Exploration Area and invasive plant removal.
Background check required: No
Minimum age of volunteers: 16
Volunteer Type: Scout
Job Type: Short-term (1-8 weeks)
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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.
Minimum age of volunteers: 14
Job Type: Event (1-7 days), Short-term (1-8 weeks)
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 - Saturdayor1 - 3:30 Sundays
Background check required: Yes
Minimum age of volunteers: 18
Volunteer Type: Adult, Senior (55+)
Job Type: Seasonal (2-6 months)