2018 Haunted Experience | Rockburn Branch ParkVarious Dates and Times | 16+ yrsLooking for†a fun way to earn service learning hours†while volunteering with†your friends?Volunteers, come dress as "scary characters"†at the haunted†experience 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 October†19, 20, 26,† & 27RequirementsWear old clothes (black or dark colors), you will be given†costumes 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.
All volunteers are required to review the attached Volunteer Manual prior to volunteering.
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Minimum age: 16
Dates: 10/19/2018 - 10/27/2018
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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.†
Opp Available Positions: 34
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!
Minimum age: 12
Opp Available Positions:
Seeking experienced knitters†or crocheters to join this†dedicated group.† The members†knit†or 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!
The group meets the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month from 1:00PM - 3:00PM at Kiwanis Wallas Hall.
Minimum age: 50
47 Positions available!
Kiwanis Wallas Hall
Linda E DiPaniflo
Opp Available Positions: 47
Are you a disc golf enthusiast or enjoy working outdoors?Volunteer your time and talent to assist the Park Operations Division†with maintaining the Rockburn Branch Park Disc Golf Course.†† Volunteers should have an interest in disc golf and†trail maintenance. Age requirements:† 16+ (13-16 with†parent supervisor)††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
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.
Minimum age: 13
Unlimited Positions available!
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.
March-November | Various Shifts Available between 7 AM - 3 PMThe 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.16 yrs+For more information, please contact Tim Overstreet at firstname.lastname@example.org or 410-313-4627
11 Positions available!
Opp Available Positions: 11
Our new state-of-the†art 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)
3 Positions available!
Opp Available Positions: 3
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 and†resolve complaints.† Volunteers must†be 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 initial†4 days of training†in 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.
Minimum age: 18
Visits will be at Nursing Homes and Assisted Living Facilities throughout Howard County.
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 family†for participating in 3†4- hour shifts.† For every†shift†worked, volunteers†may†buy a kit at†a†reduced rate†($16) or receive a free kit if eligible for the subsidized price.†
Volunteers are needed to prepare meal kits. Duties include washing, preparing, and chopping, then assembling the meal kits.
Dates: 04/23/2018 - 11/23/2018
Meal kits are prepared at the Old Bushy Park School in Glenwood.
Opp Available Positions: 456
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 you†have any items you no longer want†and would love to get rid of, please take them to any Howard County 50+ Center.PLEASE DELIVER NO LATER THAN WEDNESDAY, JULY 18TH.
Donations can be delivered to any of the following Howard County 50+ Centers:Bain 50+ CenterEast Columbia 50+ CenterElkridge 50+ CenterEllicott City 50+ CenterGlenwood 50+ CenterNorth Laurel 50+ Center
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.
The Loan Closet of Howard County is currently†seeking volunteers to†fill the position of†Customer 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.
2 Positions available!
Opp Available Positions: 2
Trip Leaders†provide a guided hiking experience on the Appalachian Trail, Catoctin Trail and other trails†in 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 6PMTransportation is provided from Long Gate Park and Ride in Ellicott City, MD>
-Check in participants
-Collect participant information form
-Research and lead assigned trail hike
-Be available if any problems/emergencies arise
and handle them appropriately
Minimum age: 21
Dates: 01/27/2017 - 01/25/2019
4 Positions available!
Leaves from Long Gate Park & Ride† in Ellicott City MDContact number day of- 410-303-1734
Opp Available Positions: 4