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2019 Family Volunteer Day
Howard County Rec & Parks - Special Events

Description

2019 FVD Volunteers | Various Locations | Saturday, Nov 16 | Times & Ages Noted Below

Looking for a fun way to spend quality time as a family, club or community group? We are planning exciting projects for 2019!

PLEASE CLICK THE LINK BELOW TO SIGN UP FOR THE LOCATION OF YOUR CHOICE

As opportunities are added, the list of links will be updated below so you can sign up!

Centennial Park, Clean-Up
9am-12pm | ALL AGES | Centennial Park, Clean Up

West Friendship Tree Planting, Sheltering & Mulching
9am-12pm | ALL AGES | West Friendship Park, 200 trees

Belmont Garden Winterizing
9am-12pm | ALL AGES | Shrub Trimming, Weeding, Leaf Collection

Robinson Nature Center
10am-1pm | 6 YRS+ | Invasive & Non-Native Plant Removal

Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

*Pre-Registration Required*

Registration ends November 15.

Additional info:

Outdoor opportunity volunteers:
Remember to dress for the weather conditions and wear closed-toe shoes. Please bring gloves and wear long sleeves. In the event of rain, outdoor FVD Opportunities may be cancelled.


Requirements

Minimum age: 2


Schedule

Dates: 11/16/2019 - 11/16/2019

100 Positions available!


Address

MD



Location Description:

Various Locations, specific locations will be listed in each opportunity individually.


Contact Info

Melissa Byrne

mbyrne@howardcountymd.gov

(410) 313-4704


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Opp Available Positions: 100


2019 Friends of Belmont Formal Garden
Howard County Rec & Parks -

Description

March-November | Various Shifts Available between 7am-3pm | 16+ yrs

The beautiful historic Belmont Manor House is in need of dedicated volunteers to assist wth maintaining the garden areas. Volunteers can work in groups or individually.

Volunteers will be required to attend an onsite training to learn the proper gardening upkeep skills necessary for this opportunity. Experienced gardeners are welcomed.

For more information, please contact Tim Overstreet at toverstreet@howardcountymd.gov or 410-313-4627


Requirements

Minimum age: 16


Schedule

Dates: - 12/31/2019

28 Positions available!


Address
Belmont Manor House 6555 Belmont Woods Road
Elkridge MD, 21075



Location Description:


Contact Info

Tim Overstreet

toverstreet@howardcountymd.gov

(410) 313-4627


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Opp Available Positions: 28


2019 Park Watch Safety Patrols
Howard County Rec & Parks -

Description

Park Watch Safety Patrols | On-going | Sunrise-Sunset | Various Days of the Week & Locations | 18+ yrs

The Park Watch Program is a community-oriented awareness and Volunteer initiative committed to improving park and patron safety, spreading awareness of public safety, deterring and reducing crime through the cooperative efforts of community Volunteers, law enforcement and park staff.

Our volunteers are regular park-goers who are interested in being the "eyes and ears" of their community. Volunteers are trained in what to look for and how to report issues like crimes in progress, safety concerns within parks, vandalism and graffiti, or suspicious behaviors.

Position Description:
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Keep yourself safe, first and foremost;
- Pick your favorite park, your local park, or new park to incorporate a safety patrol into your routine;
- Keep an eye out for any suspicious activities, graffiti or vandalism, unsafe situations or other problems;
- Report any findings appropriately;
- Safety patrols are to be conducted anytime during normal operating hours, and can be done as you walk your dog, go for a hike or jog, or however you typically enjoy parks;
- Never interfere with a crime in progress;
- Pay attention to your surroundings and activities going on in the park or facility;
- Report any emergency situation to 9-1-1;
- Contact the Park Rangers at 410-245-1410 if you observe non-emergency situations, per your Park Watch training.

*Background check is required for this Opportunity*

Additional info:

Your safety is the top priority. Never place yourself in harm's way. Be a good witness and report what you observe. Whenever you are outside, make sure you have proper footwear and seasonal apparel, water, snacks, any medication, and a fully-charged cell phone. Contact parkwatch@howardcountymd.gov with questions, comments, or concerns.


Requirements

Minimum age: 18


Schedule

Dates: 03/11/2019 - 12/31/2019

25 Positions available!


Address
Various Locations
MD



Location Description:


Contact Info

Amy Carpenter-Driscoll

acarpenter@howardcountymd.gov

(410) 313-1673


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Opp Available Positions: 25


Description

Trip Leadersprovide a guided hiking experience on the Appalachian Trail, Catoctin Trail and other trailsin the MD, PA and VA area.Trip leaders are asked to maintain a moderate pace while interpreting points of interest. Trail sections are generally between 6 and 9 miles. Many trips feature historic sights and panoramic views of mountains and valleys.

Participants earn a certificate and patch by hiking Appalachian or Catoctin Trail sections in Maryland at least once within a 3-year period and can earn a 100-mile certificate and patch by hiking additional Appalachian Trail miles in Pennsylvania and Virginia.

Hikes: 8AM - 4PM or 6PM

Transportation is provided from Long Gate Park and Ride in Ellicott City, MD>

Additional info:

Duties include:
-Take attendance
-Check in participants
-Collect participant information form
-Research and lead assigned trail hike
-Be available if any problems/emergencies arise
and handle them appropriately


Requirements

Minimum age: 21


Schedule

Dates: 10/29/2019 - 12/31/2019

4 Positions available!


Address

Ellicott City MD



Location Description:

Leaves from Long Gate Park & Ride in Ellicott City MD
Contact number day of- 410-303-1734


Contact Info

Matt Medicus

mmedicus@howardcountymd.gov

(410) 313-1769


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Opp Available Positions: 4


Adult Coloring Facilitator
Community Resources and Services - Senior Centers

Description

Howard County Office on Aging & Independence's Elkridge 50+Center is currently looking for a volunteer to facilitate the adult coloring program. Volunteer will encourage and actively engage attendees to participate in this fun and therapeutic activity.

Requirements:
- Volunteer will need to have experience in adult coloring, knowing techniques and materials used.
- Be able to promote the health benefits of how adult coloring increases mindfulness and reduces stress and anxiety.

Additional Information:
Volunteer will be needed the 4th Thursday of every month
Time: 10-11 am
Location: Elkridge 50+Center



Requirements

Minimum age: 21


Schedule

Ongoing Opportunity

Only 1 Position available!


Address
Elkridge 50+Center
6540 Washington Blvd. MD, 21075



Location Description:

https://www.google.com/maps/place/6540+Washington+Blvd,+Elkridge,+MD+21075/@39.2011591,-76.7384561,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x89b7e1f521d417c7:0xeb23c73255de21e2!8m2!3d39.2011591!4d-76.7362674


Contact Info

Darlene Vaselaros

dvaselaros@howardcountymd.gov

(410) 313-5951


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Opp Available Positions: 1


Disc Golf Course Maintenance
Recreation and Parks -

Description

Are you a disc golf enthusiast or enjoy working outdoors?

Volunteer your time and talent to assist the Park Operations Divisionwith maintaining the Rockburn Branch Park Disc Golf Course. Volunteers should have an interest in disc golf andtrail maintenance.

Age requirements: 16+ (13-16 withparent supervisor)

Additional info:

Self motivated and able to follow directions.

Volunteer Job Duties; Use hand tools to repair trail tread and erosion.

Clear trail corridor, install signs.

Repair and maintain disc golf tee boxes, teeing areas, targets and other course equipment.

Survey and inspect trails for safety issues.

Responsible for returning timesheets and data forms to department supervisor in a timely manner.


Requirements

Minimum age: 13


Schedule

Ongoing Opportunity

Unlimited Positions available!


Address
Rockburn Branch Park Rd
Elkridge MD, 21075



Location Description:

I-95; exit 43B (Rte. 103 West) one exit to Rt. 103 North, right at 1st light to Montgomery Rd, left at 1st light to stay on Montgomery, 1 mile to left at Rockburn Elementary. Park in the lot just past school and walk toward the left down access road to 1st tee.


Contact Info

Darrell Reid

dreid@howardcountymd.gov

(410) 530-3875


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Description

The Loan Closet of Howard County is looking for volunteers to assist with cleaning, processing, and maintaining Durable Medical Equipment. Vounteer must have excellent customer service skills when dealing with the public; Vounteer should be familiar with basic tools and able to lift up to 50lbs.

Volunteers are needed weekdays. Hours and days are flexible

This position will require a background check.


Requirements

Minimum age: 18


Schedule

Ongoing Opportunity

Unlimited Positions available!


Address
The Loan Closet of Howard County 8775 Cloudleap Court, Suite #11
Columbia MD, 21045



Location Description:


Contact Info

Darlene Vaselaros

dvaselaros@howardcountymd.gov

(410) 313-5951


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