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Josiah Henson Park Outreach Ambassador - Bethesda MD

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Montgomery Parks, M-NCPPC

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Montgomery Parks

Enjoy meeting new people and sharing your love of history? Bring history to life as a Henson Ambassador! Travel around the region introducing audiences to the Rev. Josiah Henson and his extraordinary journey from slavery to freedom. Share upcoming plans for the new Josiah Henson Museum opening in 2020. Learn all about Rev. Henson and the Museum project in our free training classes.

Montgomery Parks' vehicles may be available for use after successfully completing training classes and meeting all requirements.

Looking for volunteers with strong public speaking skills and comfortable talking to youth (4th -12th grades) and adult audiences. Knowledge of Power Point and other presentation technology.

Available weekdays.

Free mandatory training classes.

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About Montgomery Parks, M-NCPPC

Location:

Parkside Headquarters, 9500 Brunett Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20901, US

Mission Statement

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.

Description

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.

Arts & Culture
Education & Literacy
Race & Ethnicity

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Josiah Henson Special Park11420 Old Georgetown RdBethesda, MD 20852

(39.04399,-77.12162)
 

SKILLS

  • History
  • People Skills
  • Public Speaking
  • Storytelling

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • We ask that you commit to helping out at least one season (April - November), tours usually last 1 to 2 hours. Schedule to be worked out with Program Manager.
  • Defensive Driving course is mandatory if driving a Commission vehicle.

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