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2018 Haunted Experience Volunteers
Recreation and Parks -

Description

2018 Haunted Experience | Rockburn Branch Park
Various Dates and Times | 16+ yrs

Looking fora fun way to earn service learning hourswhile volunteering withyour friends?

Volunteers, come dress as "scary characters"at the hauntedexperience and in the fields.


Volunteer for one or more nights. Pre-registration is required. Volunteer hours are Friday's from 6:00-10:30 PM and Saturday's from 5:30-10:30 PM on October19, 20, 26, & 27

Requirements
Wear old clothes (black or dark colors), you will be givencostumes and make up on site. Dress warmly or in layers. It is much colder in the woods. Bring a jacket. Closed toe shoes only. No flip flops.


Rockburn Branch Park (Montgomery Rd entrance)

Additional information will be emailed after volunteers have registered to volunteer for this event.

Additional info:

All volunteers are required to review the attached Volunteer Manual prior to volunteering.

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Requirements

Minimum age: 16


Schedule

Dates: 10/19/2018 - 10/27/2018

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Address
Rockburn Branch Park 6105 Rockburn Branch Park Rd
Elkridge MD, 21075



Location Description:

Rockburn Branch Park - 6105 Rockburn Branch Road, Elkridge, MD 21075 (Montgomery Road entrance). Once you have entered through the gates at the park, park in the parking lot immediately on your left. The parking lot is just beyond Pfeiffer's Corner School House. The staff will meet you there and bring you to the Haunted House.


Contact Info

Shawnte Berry

sberry@howardcountymd.gov

(410) 313-4624


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Opp Available Positions: 34


50+EXPO 2018
Community Resources and Services - Special Events/Projects

Description

The 20th annual Howard County 50+EXPO will take place on Friday, October 19th and will feature more than 170 vendors and exhibitors of interest to older adults, families, caregivers, and professionals. The 50+EXPO will also feature a comprehensive health fair, screenings,engaging seminars, flu shots, a Virtual Dementia Tour, and entertainment.

Vounteers are needed throughout the day for various tasks during the event. We will also need volunteers to assist with set-up the night before Thursday, October 18th.

If you are looking to volunteer, this is a great opportunity! Students are encouraged to volunteer; service hours will be approved!


Requirements

Minimum age: 12


Schedule

Ongoing Opportunity

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Address
Wilde Lake High School 5460 Trumpeter Road
Columbia MD, 21044



Location Description:


Contact Info

Darlene Vaselaros

dvaselaros@howardcountymd.gov

(410) 313-5951


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Description

Seeking experienced knittersor crocheters to join thisdedicated group. The membersknitor crochet afghans, blankets, hats, scarves, baby wear and more for many local charities, hospitals and nursing homes. All skill levels welcome!

To participate contact Howard County Recreation and Parks registration office at 410-313-7275 and register for RP3070.601. Thank you!


Additional info:

The group meets the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month from 1:00PM - 3:00PM at Kiwanis Wallas Hall.


Requirements

Minimum age: 50


Schedule

Ongoing Opportunity

47 Positions available!


Address
Kiwanis Wallas Hall 3300 Norberts Way
Ellicott City MD, 21042



Location Description:

Kiwanis Wallas Hall


Contact Info

Linda E DiPaniflo

Ldipanfilo@howardcountymd.gov

(410) 313-4704


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Opp Available Positions: 47


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

Shawn Beaumont

sbeaumont@howardcountymd.gov

(410) 530-8384


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Friends of Belmont Formal Garden
Recreation and Parks -

Description

March-November | Various Shifts Available between 7 AM - 3 PM
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 propergardening upkeep skills necessary for this opportunity. Experienced gardeners are welcomed.

16 yrs+

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


Requirements

Minimum age: 16


Schedule

Ongoing Opportunity

11 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: 11


Front Desk Attendant - Elkridge 50+ Center
Community Resources and Services - Senior Centers

Description

Our new state-of-theart Elkridge 50+Center is currently seeking a couple of volunteers to assist at the Front Desk. Volunteers will perform various tasks such as, answering phones, giving tours to attendees, and light clerical duties.

Volunteers are needed M-F from 8:30-4:30 pm (shifts can be split)


Requirements

Minimum age: 50


Schedule

Ongoing Opportunity

3 Positions available!


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



Location Description:


Contact Info

Darlene Vaselaros

dvaselaros@howardcountymd.gov

(410) 313-5951


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Ombudsman Volunteer
Community Resources and Services - Ombudsman Program

Description

The Howard County Ombudsman Program is seeking volunteers who are comfortable working with older adults in nursing homes and assisted living facilities. Volunteers conduct routine visits with residents to discuss their care experiences, provide education about their rights, and investigate andresolve complaints. Volunteers mustbe age 18 or older, have a valid MD Driver's License, and be able to commit at least 4 hours per month to working with long term care residents. Candidates must be available to attend an initial4 days of trainingin a classroom setting and complete 8 hours of shadowing training. Volunteers are also required to attend bi-monthly continuing education meetings.

*This volunteer opportunity will require a background check.


Requirements

Minimum age: 18


Schedule

Ongoing Opportunity

Unlimited Positions available!


Address
6751 Columbia Gateway Drive
Columbia MD, 21046



Location Description:

Visits will be at Nursing Homes and Assisted Living Facilities throughout Howard County.


Contact Info

Darlene Vaselaros

dvaselaros@howardcountymd.gov

(410) 313-5951


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Roving Radish 2018
Community Sustainability - Roving Radish

Description

The Roving Radish promotes healthy eating through meal kits comprised of locally and regionally grown foods straight from the farm to your table.The meal kits are available for purchase to all Howard County residents and are offered at a discounted price to those in need. Volunteers are needed to help prepare the meal kits and to promote the program at certain County events. Prep is done in Glenwood MD. Volunteers must be at least 16 years old unless accompanied by a volunteering adult. Volunteers should wear clean clothes, comfortable shoes and bring a re-fillable water bottle.

Volunteers receive a free meal kit per familyfor participating in 34- hour shifts. For everyshiftworked, volunteersmaybuy a kit atareduced rate($16) or receive a free kit if eligible for the subsidized price.

Additional info:

Volunteers are needed to prepare meal kits. Duties include washing, preparing, and chopping, then assembling the meal kits.


Requirements

Minimum age: 16


Schedule

Dates: 04/23/2018 - 11/23/2018

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Address
Old Bushy Park Elementary School 2670 Rt. 97
Glenwood MD, 21738



Location Description:

Meal kits are prepared at the Old Bushy Park School in Glenwood.


Contact Info

James Zoller

jzoller@howardcountymd.gov

(443) 745-1058


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Opp Available Positions: 456


Senior Day at the Fair - Prizes Needed
Community Resources and Services - Special Events/Projects

Description

The Howard County Office on Aging and Independence will be hosting its annual Senior Day at the Fair on Tuesday, August 7, 2018. This is a GREAT day for older adults to come and enjoy themselves with lots of Fun, Entertainment, County Services Information, Interactive Games, and BINGO! We are looking for volutneers to collect new and/or gently used items to serve as Bingo prizes. If youhave any items you no longer wantand would love to get rid of, please take them to any Howard County 50+ Center.

PLEASE DELIVER NO LATER THAN WEDNESDAY, JULY 18TH.


Schedule

Ongoing Opportunity

Unlimited Positions available!


Address

MD



Location Description:

Donations can be delivered to any of the following Howard County 50+ Centers:

Bain 50+ Center
East Columbia 50+ Center
Elkridge 50+ Center
Ellicott City 50+ Center
Glenwood 50+ Center
North Laurel 50+ Center


Contact Info

Darlene Vaselaros

dvaselaros@howardcountymd.gov

(410) 313-5951


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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 on Thursdays 9-12 pm or 1-4 pm; OR Wednesdays 1-4 pm.

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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Description

The Loan Closet of Howard County is currentlyseeking volunteers tofill the position ofCustomer Service Assistant. Volunteer will provide one-on-one customer service along with education regarding Durable Medical Equipment. Volunteers should have excellet customer service and communication skills along with knowledge of Durable Medical Equipment.

Vounteers are needed Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 9-12 pm or 1-4 pm (single or multiple days)

This position will require a background check.


Requirements

Minimum age: 18


Schedule

Ongoing Opportunity

2 Positions available!


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



Location Description:


Contact Info

Darlene Vaselaros

dvaselaros@howardcountymd.gov

(410) 313-5951


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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: 01/27/2017 - 01/25/2019

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



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