During these uncertain times, how can we help?
See below to access our COVID-19 Resource Hub, and to explore our growing directory of both COVID-19-specific and virtual volunteering opportunities.
Due to Covid-19, there is uncertainty about our volunteer opportunities - Please feel free to apply and we will get back to you about the status of this and other opportunities. Thank you!
Do you enjoy working with people and sharing your love of nature? Our Hosts serve as the Nature Center's front line representatives. They welcome our visitors, provide information, and enjoy helping guests learn more about our Nature Centers. This is a rewarding job for someone who likes to be helpful and learn more about the natural environment!
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Learn about our program offerings and park resources.
2. Greet visitors.
3. Answer visitor inquiries or direct them to appropriate staff.
4. Take messages for staff.
5. Answer telephone calls.
6. Occasionally help with office administrative work, computer work, and program/exhibit preparation.
7. Check people in for programs.
Volunteers Hosts are needed:
Either Weekdays and/or Weekends for one 3 hour shift.
We have 4 different Nature Centers in our parks, so follow this link to see which places are looking for help right now: www.ParksVolunteers.org.
Parkside Headquarters, 9500 Brunett Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20901, US
Protect and interpret our valuable natural and cultural resources; balance the demand for recreation with the need for conservation; offer a variety of enjoyable recreational activities that encourage healthy lifestyles; and provide clean, safe, and accessible places for leisure-time activities.
Our agency is located just north of Washington D.C., and was originally created to protect the stream valleys around the D.C. area. We have grown into a 34,000 acre park system with over 400 local, urban and regional parks; recreation centers; ballfields; playgrounds; nature centers, a botanic garden and over 200 miles of trails.
We'll work with your schedule.
Various ParksMontgomery CountySilver Spring, MD 20901
May 22, 2020