March-November | Various Shifts Available between 7am-3pm | 16+ yrsThe 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or 410-313-4627
Minimum age: 16
Dates: - 12/31/2019
28 Positions available!
Opp Available Positions: 28
Park Watch Safety Patrols | On-going | Sunrise-Sunset | Various Days of the Week & Locations | 18+ yrsThe 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:- 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*
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 email@example.com with questions, comments, or concerns.
Minimum age: 18
Dates: 03/11/2019 - 12/31/2019
25 Positions available!
Opp Available Positions: 25
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: 10/29/2019 - 12/31/2019
4 Positions available!
Leaves from Long Gate Park & Ride† in Ellicott City MDContact number day of- 410-303-1734
Opp Available Positions: 4
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.
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The Loan Closet of Howard County is currently looking for volunteers to accept donations of Durable Medical Equipment (DME) from the public.The purpose of the Loan Closet is to provide a clearinghouse of donated medical equipment to Howard County residents. Many residents are in need of medical equipment for a short period of time; others have medical equipment they no longer need. The Loan Closet brings these two communities of people together. Duties:- Politely interact with the public to receive donations- Assist donors in compeleting donation form- Help donors move equipmentQualifications:- Must be 18 years or older- Ability to lift/move 50 pounds- Ability to work with noisy machines and in varying temperaturesVolunteers must be able to commit to 2 hours (weekly or bi-weekly) on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, OR Thursdays.Volunteers will be required to complete a background check and attend an orientation and training .
The Loan Closet of Howard County is currenlty looking for volunteers to assist with cleaning Durable Medical Equipment (DME). The purpose of the Loan Closet is to provide a clearinghouse of donated medical equipment to Howard County residents. Many residents are in need of medical equipment for a short period of time; others have medical equipment they no longer need. The Loan Closet brings these two communities of people together.Duties: - Prep DME to be cleaned- Load and unload DME into cleaning device (Hub Scrub)- Politely interact with the publicQualifications:- Must be 18 years or older- Ability to lift/move 50 pounds- Ability to work with noisy machines and in varying temperaturesVolunteers will need to commit to 2 hours (weekly or bi-weekly) on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, OR ThursdaysVolunteers will be required to complete a background check and attend an orientation and training (on using the Hub Scrub).
Howard County Office on Aging & Independence's SeniorsTogether program is looking for volunteers to assist in making centerpieces for SeniorsTogether luncheons. Come join our team of decorators, having fun painting, glueing, and crafting original pieces. No special skills needed, just interest and enthusiasm to make something unique and creative. A great way to make new friends! Instructions and guidance will be provided.Volunteers will meet periodically at the Bain 50+Center in Columbia.
10 Positions available!
Opp Available Positions: 10