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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Are you a group leader looking to do some Team Building, have your group give back to the environment, or just them get out in the parks? We can help you with that! We are always looking from groups like yours to help us with several types of projects in the parks, including Weed Warrioring (removing bad plants so good plants can thrive); Trail Projects (building or restoring natural surface paths); Park Cleanups; Nature Center Projects (can including gardening/mulching/restoring play areas/trails/etc.); Gardening; helping New Trees Survive; Spreading Wood Fiber at Plagrounds and many more.Contact our office by applying to this job, or just give us a call at 301-495-2504.We will need to know some basic information to set you up with the right project, including:- Size and ages of group- When and Where would be convenient for your group- Any restrictions (need bathrooms, running water on site)- Group Leader contact information (and anyone who needs to be copied on any correspondence.Thanks - we look forward to working with your group on setting up a great project in the Parks!(Make sure you fill out the GROUP application - it's much shorter!)
Minimum age of volunteers: 8
Volunteer Type: Adult, Family, Senior (55+), Youth, Student Service Learning, Group, Scout, Corporate
Job Type: Event (1-7 days)
Do you enjoy talking to people about nature and offering guidance while you hike Rock Creek Park trails? This position will interact with the visiting public and provide informal natural resources interpretation and record visitor statistics. In addition, Trail Steward volunteers will help the nature facilities by monitoring trails on a regular basis. Stewards will report unsafe conditions such as fallen trees, washed out trails, vandalism and areas in need of litter pick-up and/or maintenance.
Background check required: Yes
Volunteer Type: Adult, Senior (55+)
Job Type: Seasonal (2-6 months), Long-term (6 months+)