Volunteer Opportunities - Recreation and Parks
Our many volunteers make a valuable contribution by supporting Recreation and Parks programs. Would you like to join us?
Volunteer opportunities are available in many areas including pre-school and youth programs, sports, senior adult programs, natural resources, outdoor recreation, special events and Conservation Stewardship.
Spring 2014 Volunteer Opportunities
To volunteer with Howard County Recreation and Parks, you must:
- Be at least 18 years of age or have parental consent and adult supervision(ages 13-17)
- Complete the Volunteer Application and Agreement form
- Be a good role model with a positive attitude
- If age 18-over, complete a Background Release Form, if required for the position
Notice, Aug. 19: The following forms will soon be moved to a secure site. If you are concerned about submitting information online, download the PDF form and e-mail, mail or fax it to the appropriate person.
If you are a new Volunteer please complete the Volunteer Application: Online Form | Fillable PDF
If you are a returning volunteer please complete the Volunteer Agreement: Online Form | Fillable PDF
If you are volunteering for an event or a one-time volunteer opportunity, please complete the Event Application: Online Form | Fillable PDF
If the program that you are volunteering for requires a background check you will receive an email from ApplicantSubmission@Kroll.com - the company that processes our background checks. The background checks are now completed on-line on a secured site.
To answer any questions about the background check process, click here.
To learn more about volunteer opportunities at heritage sites, please read the Heritage Volunteer Manual.
Robinson Nature Center Volunteers
If you would like to volunteer at the Robinson Nature Center please complete the RNC Volunteer Application
If you would like additional information about volunteer oppurtunities at the Robinson Nature Center please contact Brian Campbell, Volunteer Coordinator at 410-313-0406 or firstname.lastname@example.org
The Volunteer Handbook or the Robinson Nature Volunteer Manual is available online.
Natural Resource Volunteers
To learn more about Natural Resource Volunteer Programs click here.
Middle Patuxent Environmental Area Volunteers
If you would like to volunteer for the MPEA Volunteer Programs contact Jeff Claffy
To become a coach with Howard County Recreation & Parks, you must be entered into the Coaches Registry. Click here for more information.
For more information, contact Ann Combs: e-mail or 410-313-4624