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Animal Care (Flying Squirrel Feeder) | Brookside Nature Center

Location:

Brookside Nature Center
1400 Glenallan Ave.
Wheaton, MD 20902

Description

*This position requires proof of vaccination against Covid 19*

Brookside Nature Center hosts weekly flying squirrel programs and is looking for individuals to fill our flying squirrel feeders on evenings when programming is not taking place!

Volunteers fill feeders with seeds for squirrels once a week at dusk.

This is a job best done in pairs - please consider applying with a partner, friend, or family member. Individuals who apply solo will be paired with another volunteer. Youth volunteers can apply with a parent or guardian, and can earn service learning hours.

Background check required: Yes

Minimum age of volunteers: 14

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

Job Type: Long-term (6 months+)

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Animal Care (Turtle Enrichment Assistant) | Brookside Nature Center

Location:

Brookside Nature Center
1400 Glenallan Ave.
Wheaton, MD 20902

Description

*This position requires proof of vaccination against Covid 19*

Brookside Nature Center is looking for volunteers to provide enrichment opportunities for our turtle ambassadors! We host programs at our outdoor box turtle enclosure where our guests learn about the natural history and conservation challenges of these iconic reptiles from our "Turtle Talker" volunteers. Turtle Enrichment Assistants work behind the scenes to make sure our turtles - and their spaces - are safe and healthy!

Volunteers commit to one 2-hour shift per week, and will work with our animal care specialist to take our turtles outdoors for some exercise and vitamin D!

We are looking for volunteers that can help during the week either morning or afternoon, between the hours of 10am to 5pm. Please check out Duties and Requirements to learn more about this important volunteer job!

Students (16+) seeking service learning (SSL) hours may apply.

Background check required: Yes

Minimum age of volunteers: 16

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

Job Type: Seasonal (2-6 months), Long-term (6 months+)

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Girl Scout Silver and Gold Award Projects | Montgomery Parks

Location:

Montgomery Parks
Throughough Montgomery County
Various Parks, MD

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*

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.

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Background check required: No

Minimum age of volunteers: 14

Volunteer Type: Scout

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

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