Volunteer Role Descriptions - 2012 (written out)

                                                                Climate Change Initiative of Howard County (CCIHC) (#1)

Title:                         Coordinator, Discussion Circle Program

Background:

Although climate change is a daunting issue, individuals, organizations, schools, government and business can take actions to mitigate the effects of global warming.  Through CCIHC’s program for small group discussions, participants come to understand our individual and collective power to shape an effective response and create a sustainable future for our children and grandchildren.

 

CCIHC forms discussion circles of six to twelve members who meet approximately four to eight times using Discussion Guides from the non-profit Northwest Earth Institute http://nwei.org/   The basic guide is Global Warming: Changing Co2 Course. Guides have a series of essays and a facilitator’s guide with questions.  Circle members often take further actions on their own or as a group after the discussion circles complete the curriculum. Additional NWEI Discussion Guides are Menu for the Future, Voluntary Simplicity, Healthy Children, Healthy Planet, Choices for Sustainable Living and World of Health.

 

CCIHC trains people as circle starters, facilitators, and mentors and is pursuing additional venues for discussion circles. A website, www.hococlimatechange.org , and email, HoCoClimateChange@gmail.com provide tools for communication.  Fact sheets, fliers and handouts for recruiting and establishing discussion circles are all available on the website.

 Position Description:

Responsibilities include working with the Steering Committee of the CCIHC.  The Coordinator of the Discussion Circle Program will help the committee accomplish the following tasks:

  • Identify venues and organizations that want to host a new discussion circle
  • Recruit and train people in the community to serve as facilitators and mentors for individual discussion circles
  • Maintain email lists of current and potential members
  • Conduct periodic small group training of circle starters, facilitators and mentors
  • Assist with maintenance of the CCIHC website
  • Prepare agenda and minutes for monthly meetings

 Skills and Abilities Needed:

The ability to interact effectively with people of different ages, genders, and geographic locations in the County is essential.  This position requires email and word processing skills, the ability to express the organization’s goals orally and in writing, and availability to attend meetings with a variety of potential circle starters and partner organizations. The ability to organize records and contact lists is helpful.

 Mentors/Supervisor

Lore Rosenthal is the Supervisor for the position.

Margo Deusterhaus and Betsy Singer are Mentors.

 Training

Lore Rosenthal provides training for organizing Discussion Circles.  Training includes attending and participating in a Discussion Circle.

Location and Work Site

The Legacy Leader should be able to work off site and join CCIHC members for monthly meetings usually on the third Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m. in Columbia.

Work Schedule

The work can be performed as needed to complete the 150 hours of field placement required by HoLLIE.

Special Considerations

The Legacy Leader may be asked to staff a tabletop display at CCIHC’s booth at the Howard County Greenfest on April 14, 2012, at monthly Earth Forums (third Sunday) and the Howard County Fair.

                                                                 Climate Change Initiative of Howard County (CCIHC) (#2)

 Title:                                 Coordinator, Advocacy Program

Background:

Although climate change is a daunting issue, individuals, organizations, schools, government and business can take actions to mitigate the effects of global warming.  Through CCIHC’s small group discussions, participants come to understand our individual and collective power to shape an effective response and create a sustainable future for our children and grandchildren.  At the local, state and federal levels, CCIHC supports efforts to establish and reinforce energy conservation and clean energy policies.

CCIHC forms discussion circles of six to twelve members who meet approximately four to eight times using Discussion Guides from the non-profit Northwest Earth Institute http://nwei.org/ The basic guide is Global Warming: Changing Co2 Course. Guides have series of essays, a facilitator’s guide with questions.  Circle members often go on to further actions after the discussion circles complete the curriculum, especially CCIHC advocacy efforts.

CCIHC is a Partner with the Chesapeake Climate Action Network (CCAN), the Earth Forum of Howard County and the Howard County Legacy Leadership Institute for the Environment.  CCAN www.chesapeakeclimate.org/  is part of the Alliance for Climate Change and sponsors advocacy campaigns that CCIHC supports.  CCAN is the fiduciary agent for tax-deductible contributions to CCIHC.

Fact sheets, fliers and handouts for recruiting and establishing discussion circles and information about advocacy issues are all available on the CCIHC website www.hococlimatechange.org.  The CCIHC email address is  HoCoClimateChange@gmail.com.

Position Description:

Responsibilities include working with the Steering Committee of the CCIHC.  The Coordinator of the Advocacy Program will help the committee accomplish the following tasks:

  • Organize advocacy events and calls to action
  • Coordinate with campaigns of CCAN and the Alliance for Climate Change
  • Establish and maintain list of advocacy contacts
  • Maintain list of advocates
  • Represent CCIHC to other organizations in the community
  • Organize ongoing relationship with partner organizations, especially CCAN
  • Assist with maintenance of the CCIHC website
  • Prepare agenda and minutes for monthly meetings

 Skills and Abilities Needed

The ability to interact effectively with people of different ages, genders, and geographic locations in the County is essential.

This position requires email and word processing skills, the ability to express the organization’s goals orally and in writing, and availability to attend meetings with government and other representatives and partner organizations.  The ability to organize records and contact lists is helpful.

Mentors/Supervisor

Ruth Alice White is the Supervisor for the position.

Margo Deusterhaus and Betsy Singer are Mentors.

 Training

Ruth Alice White provides training for organizing advocacy programs

 Location and Work Site

The Legacy Leader should be able to work off site and join CCIHC members for monthly meetings usually on the third Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m. in Columbia.

 Work Schedule

The work can be performed as needed to complete the 150 hours of field placement required by HoLLIE.

 Special Considerations:

The Legacy Leader may be asked to staff a tabletop display at CCIHC’s booth at the Howard County Greenfest on April 14, 2012, at monthly Earth Forums (third Sunday) and the Howard County Fair. 

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                                                                The Friends of Patapsco Valley & Heritage Greenway (#1)

Title:  Administrative Assistant

Background:  The Friends of Patapsco Valley & Heritage Greenway (PHG) is a local 501c3 non-profit run primarily through the energy, commitment and passion of our members and volunteers.  PHG evolved from an environmental committee of the Ellicott City Restoration Foundation and was created in 1999 by a group of local citizens to preserve, protect and enhance the history, heritage and environment of the Patapsco River Valley.  PHG sponsors opportunities for volunteers of all ages to participate in stream cleanups, tree plantings and invasive plant removal events.  PHG is also committed to environmental education and outreach, conducting regular stream watch training, stream cleanup leader training, rain barrel workshops and other environmental seminars.  Other events related to our mission such as guided hikes, bike rides and kayak rides, as well as informal history talks by local amateur historians are also conducted throughout the year.    

Description of Position:  Administrative Assistant’s responsibilities (mainly spring and fall months) include:

 ·       Enters data from event report forms and volunteer sign up sheets into volunteer database and spreadsheets.

·       Sends out follow up thank you group emails to volunteers after each event

·       Maintains important spreadsheets and reports for PHG to use for future grant reports and annual report

·       Analyzes data and presents results, revealing any trends and developing baselines for future study

·       Monitors PHG answering machine and forwards messages to appropriate person

·       Develop simple computer filing system so everyone can find files when no one is in!

·       Develop back up filing system for documents

·       Take care of logistics for setting up meetings with committees, members, volunteers, etc.

·       Brainstorm new ideas to make us more efficient and organized!

    Skills and Abilities Needed

  • A friendly, amiable personality that likes to communicate with people via email, phone or letters
  • Excellent writing, communication and proofreading skills. 
  • Willingness to work as a team member.
  • Ability to work with a lot of different personalities.
  • Email and phone access required for communication.
  • Willingness to come to the office once a week to enter information into office computer
  • Required:  knowledge of ACCESS database, EXCEL spreadsheet and WORD with software on home computer.
  • Familiarity with WINDOWS software helpful (WORD, EXCEL, etc.).

 Mentors and Supervisor:  Betsy McMillion, Executive Director

 Training:  To be determined between HOLLIE volunteer and Betsy McMillion for mutually acceptable times and dates during March-April.

 Location and Work Site:  Training will be conducted in the field at locations within the Patapsco Valley area (Ellicott City, Elkridge, Catonsville, Arbutus, etc.) and/or in our office located at 8030 Main Street, 3rd Floor, Ellicott City, MD  21043.

 Work Schedule:  Flexible–depends on mutually agreed upon times between Executive Director and administrative assistant. 

                                                          

                                                                             The Friends of Patapsco Valley & Heritage Greenway (#2)

Title:  Garlic Mustard Challenge Coordinator

Background:  The Friends of Patapsco Valley & Heritage Greenway (PHG) is a local 501c3 non-profit run primarily through the energy, commitment and passion of our members and volunteers.  PHG evolved from an environmental committee of the Ellicott City Restoration Foundation and was created in 1999 by a group of local citizens to preserve, protect and enhance the history, heritage and environment of the Patapsco River Valley.  PHG sponsors opportunities for volunteers of all ages to participate in stream cleanups, tree plantings and invasive plant removal events.  PHG is also committed to environmental education and outreach, conducting regular stream watch training, stream cleanup leader training, rain barrel workshops and other environmental seminars.  Other events related to our mission such as guided hikes, bike rides and kayak rides, as well as informal history talks by local amateur historians are also conducted throughout the year.    

Description of Position:  Garlic Mustard Challenge Coordinator’s responsibilities (1 day event) include:

 ·       Organize and run PHG’s premier annual Garlic Mustard Challenge to be held on the 1st Sunday in May under the direction of the Executive Director

·       Recruit/organize volunteers and environmental exhibitors for the event

·       Determine areas in the Avalon/Glen Artney & Orange Grove areas of the park where there are large concentrations of invasive garlic mustard

·       Organize garlic mustard cooking contest  

·       Organize garlic mustard poster contest

·       Organize team to obtain needed volunteers and supplies for event

·       Document entire event through copies of paperwork and checklists in a binder to use the following year!

·       Brainstorm new ideas to improve the organization of this 12th annual event.  Not to worry – there are checklists, photos and forms from previous years to get you started!

   Skills and Abilities Needed

  • A friendly, amiable personality that likes to communicate with people via email, phone or letters
  • Excellent organization skills
  • Excellent writing skills. 
  • Willingness to work as a team member.
  • Email and phone access required for communication.
  • Required:  knowledge of ACCESS database, EXCEL spreadsheet and WORD with software on home computer.
  • Familiarity with WINDOWS software helpful (WORD, EXCEL, etc.).

 Mentors and Supervisor:  Betsy McMillion, Executive Director

 Training:  To be determined between HOLLIE volunteer and Betsy McMillion for mutually acceptable times and dates during March-April.

 Location and Work Site:  Training will be conducted in the field at locations within the Patapsco Valley area (Ellicott City, Elkridge, Catonsville, Arbutus, etc.) and/or in our office located at 8030 Main Street, 3rd Floor, Ellicott City, MD  21043.

 Work Schedule:  Flexible–depends on mutually agreed upon times between staff and garlic mustard challenge  coordinator. 

                                                                The Friends of Patapsco Valley & Heritage Greenway (#3)                

Title:  Publicity Coordinator

Background:  The Friends of Patapsco Valley & Heritage Greenway (PHG) is a local 501c3 non-profit run primarily through the energy, commitment and passion of our members and volunteers.  PHG evolved from an environmental committee of the Ellicott City Restoration Foundation and was created in 1999 by a group of local citizens to preserve, protect and enhance the history, heritage and environment of the Patapsco River Valley.  PHG sponsors opportunities for volunteers of all ages to participate in stream cleanups, tree plantings and invasive plant removal events.  PHG is also committed to environmental education and outreach, conducting regular stream watch training, stream cleanup leader training, rain barrel workshops and other environmental seminars.  Other events related to our mission such as guided hikes, bike rides and kayak rides, as well as informal history talks by local amateur historians are also conducted throughout the year.    

Description of Position:  Publicity Coordinator’s responsibilities (mainly in spring and fall) include:

 ·       PHG liaison with local media

·       Writes press releases on organization accomplishments featuring stories on member and volunteer accomplishments

·       Establish list of key internet sites to post future environmental events such as cleanups, tree plantings, invasive plant removal, environmental workshops, etc.

·       Develop spreadsheet or database of key contacts to notify for press releases, stores, etc.

·       Give information to college intern to put information on FACEBOOK and TWITTER

·       Writes articles for periodic email newsletter

·       Brainstorm new ideas to spread the word so promote how our members and/or volunteers are making a difference in the Patapsco River Valley watershed!

  Skills and Abilities Needed

  • A friendly, amiable personality that likes to communicate with people via email, phone or letters
  • Excellent writing and communication skills. 
  • Willingness to work as a team member.
  • Willingness to experience what we do so you can write about it…get your hands dirty and feet wet.
  • Email and phone access required for communication.
  • Required:  knowledge of ACCESS database, EXCEL spreadsheet and WORD with software on home computer.
  • Familiarity with WINDOWS software helpful (WORD, EXCEL, etc.).

 Mentors and Supervisor:  Betsy McMillion, Executive Director

 Training:  To be determined between HOLLIE volunteer and Betsy McMillion for mutually acceptable times and dates during March-April.

 Location and Work Site:  Training will be conducted in the field at locations within the Patapsco Valley area (Ellicott City, Elkridge, Catonsville, Arbutus, etc.) and/or in our office located at 8030 Main Street, 3rd Floor, Ellicott City, MD  21043.

 Work Schedule:  Flexible–depends on mutually agreed upon times between staff and publicity coordinator. 

                                                                  The Friends of Patapsco Valley & Heritage Greenway (#4)

Title:  Volunteer Coordinator

Background:  The Friends of Patapsco Valley & Heritage Greenway (PHG) is a local 501c3 non-profit run primarily through the energy, commitment and passion of our members and volunteers.  PHG evolved from an environmental committee of the Ellicott City Restoration Foundation and was created in 1999 by a group of local citizens to preserve, protect and enhance the history, heritage and environment of the Patapsco River Valley.  PHG sponsors opportunities for volunteers of all ages to participate in stream cleanups, tree plantings and invasive plant removal events.  PHG is also committed to environmental education and outreach, conducting regular stream watch training, stream cleanup leader training, rain barrel workshops and other environmental seminars.  Other events related to our mission such as guided hikes, bike rides and kayak rides, as well as informal history talks by local amateur historians are also conducted throughout the year.    

Description of Position:  Volunteer Coordinator’s responsibilities (mainly in the spring and fall) include:

 ·       Respond to volunteer inquiries via email or phone.  Set up “boiler plate” system to respond to different types of volunteers (student service learning students, adult volunteers, businesses, etc.)

·       Recruit volunteers to help run and supervise other volunteers for events (stream cleanups, tree plantings, invasive plant removal, set up of environmental workshops, building rain gardens, etc.

·       Help develop partnerships with other groups for recreational activities

·       Keep volunteer information database updated

·       Responsible for volunteer statistics to be reported at board meetings (monthly)

·       Developing communication system for non-email volunteers (w/other volunteer help to call or US mail info.)

·       Occasional staffing of PHG exhibit at events to attract new volunteers

·       Sharing your passion of preserving the Patapsco River watershed with others.

  Skills and Abilities Needed

  •  A friendly, amiable personality that likes to communicate with people via email, phone or letters
  • The ability to interact with volunteers of all ages and speak in front of groups. 
  • Willingness to work as a team member.
  • Email and phone access required for communication and scheduling.
  • Required:  knowledge of ACCESS database, EXCEL spreadsheet and WORD with software on home computer.
  • Familiarity with WINDOWS software helpful (WORD, EXCEL, etc.).

Mentors and Supervisor:  Betsy McMillion, Executive Director

Training:  To be determined between HOLLIE volunteer and Betsy McMillion for mutually acceptable times and dates during March-April.

Location and Work Site:  Training will be conducted in the field at locations within the Patapsco Valley area (Ellicott City, Elkridge, Catonsville, Arbutus, etc.) and/or in our office located at 8030 Main Street, 3rd Floor, Ellicott City, MD  21043.

Work Schedule:  Flexible–depends on mutually agreed upon times between staff and volunteer coordinator. 

                                                                The Friends of Patapsco Valley & Heritage Greenway (#5)

 Title:  Storm Drain Stenciling Coordinator

Background:  The Friends of Patapsco Valley & Heritage Greenway (PHG) is a local 501c3 non-profit run primarily through the energy, commitment and passion of our members and volunteers.  PHG evolved from an environmental committee of the Ellicott City Restoration Foundation and was created in 1999 by a group of local citizens to preserve, protect and enhance the history, heritage and environment of the Patapsco River Valley.  PHG sponsors opportunities for volunteers of all ages to participate in stream cleanups, tree plantings and invasive plant removal events.  PHG is also committed to environmental education and outreach, conducting regular stream watch training, stream cleanup leader training, rain barrel workshops and other environmental seminars.  Other events related to our mission such as guided hikes, bike rides and kayak rides, as well as informal history talks by local amateur historians are also conducted throughout the year.    

Description of Position:  Storm Drain Stenciling Coordinator main emphasis will be during the spring and fall.  Responsibilities include:

·       Developing storm drain stenciling training and package for volunteer use (paint, stencil, instructions, other supplies, etc.)

·       Conducting training workshop with potential volunteers

·       Selection of neighborhoods to establish storm drain stenciling/disks (based on PHG recons and/or county's targeted neighborhoods).  Establish relationship with community association or neighbors

·       Marking and identifying potential sites for storm drain stenciling placement in a neighborhood map.

·       Developing information sheet or package to distribute to neighbors about the storm drain message

·       Working with volunteer coordinator to find volunteers to place stencils and/or distribute storm drain education literature.

·       Sharing your passion of preserving the Patapsco River watershed with others

Skills and Abilities Needed

  • A friendly, amiable personality that likes to communicate with people via email, phone or letters
  • The ability to interact with volunteers of all ages and speak in front of groups. 
  • The physical ability to hike on moderate terrain to check out potential storm drain stencil sites.
  • The physical ability to lift 20 pounds.
  • Willingness to work as a team member.
  • Willingness to get your hands dirty and feet wet.
  • Email and phone access required for communication and scheduling.
  • Familiarity with WINDOWS software helpful (WORD, EXCEL, etc.).

Mentors and Supervisor:  Betsy McMillion, Executive Director

Training:  To be determined between HOLLIE volunteer and Betsy McMillion for mutually acceptable times and dates during March-April.

Location and Work Site:  Training will be conducted in the field at locations within the Patapsco Valley area (Ellicott City, Elkridge, Catonsville, Arbutus, etc.) and/or in our office located at 8030 Main Street, 3rd Floor, Ellicott City, MD  21043.

Work Schedule:  Flexible – to be determined based on volunteer’s preference.  Occasional weekend hours or evening hours may be required for workshop or exhibits.

                                                                The Friends of Patapsco Valley & Heritage Greenway (#6)

Title:  Rain Barrel Coordinator

Background:  The Friends of Patapsco Valley & Heritage Greenway (PHG) is a local 501c3 non-profit run primarily through the energy, commitment and passion of our members and volunteers.  PHG evolved from an environmental committee of the Ellicott City Restoration Foundation and was created in 1999 by a group of local citizens to preserve, protect and enhance the history, heritage and environment of the Patapsco River Valley.  PHG sponsors opportunities for volunteers of all ages to participate in stream cleanups, tree plantings and invasive plant removal events.  PHG is also committed to environmental education and outreach, conducting regular stream watch training, stream cleanup leader training, rain barrel workshops and other environmental seminars.  Other events related to our mission such as guided hikes, bike rides and kayak rides, as well as informal history talks by local amateur historians are also conducted throughout the year.    

Description of Position:  Rain Barrel Coordinator main emphasis will be during the spring and fall.  Responsibilities include:

·       Work with Gunpowder Conservancy & other rain barrel suppliers for delivery/pick up of rain barrels for rain barrel workshop.

·       Set up and run rain barrel workshop, partnering with University of Maryland Cooperative Extension and/or other educational groups to provide speaker expertise (1-2 times a year)

·       Conduct rain barrel demonstrations at various exhibit opportunities (spring and fall)

·       Liaison between members and others to obtain rain barrels/training

·       Responsible for rain barrel training and distribution data statistics

·       Sharing your passion of preserving the Patapsco River watershed with others

Skills and Abilities Needed

  • A friendly, amiable personality that likes to communicate with people via email, phone or letters
  • The ability to interact with volunteers of all ages and speak in front of groups. 
  • The physical ability to lift 20 pounds.
  • Willingness to work as a team member.
  • Willingness to get your hands dirty and feet wet.
  • Access to vehicle to transport empty rain barrels
  • Email and phone access required for communication and scheduling.
  • Familiarity with WINDOWS software helpful (WORD, EXCEL, etc.).

Mentors and Supervisor:  Betsy McMillion, Executive Director

Training:  To be determined between HOLLIE volunteer and Betsy McMillion for mutually acceptable times and dates during March-April.

Location and Work Site:  Training will be conducted in the field at locations within the Patapsco Valley area (Ellicott City, Elkridge, Catonsville, Arbutus, etc.) and/or in our office located at 8030 Main Street, 3rd Floor, Ellicott City, MD  21043.

Work Schedule:  Flexible – to be determined based on volunteer’s preference.  Occasional weekend hours or evening hours may be required for workshop or exhibits.

                                                                  The Friends of Patapsco Valley & Heritage Greenway (#6)

Title:  Website Watcher

Background:  The Friends of Patapsco Valley & Heritage Greenway (PHG) is a local 501c3 non-profit run primarily through the energy, commitment and passion of our members and volunteers.  PHG evolved from an environmental committee of the Ellicott City Restoration Foundation and was created in 1999 by a group of local citizens to preserve, protect and enhance the history, heritage and environment of the Patapsco River Valley.  PHG sponsors opportunities for volunteers of all ages to participate in stream cleanups, tree plantings and invasive plant removal events.  PHG is also committed to environmental education and outreach, conducting regular stream watch training, stream cleanup leader training, rain barrel workshops and other environmental seminars.  Other events related to our mission such as guided hikes, bike rides and kayak rides, as well as informal history talks by local amateur historians are also conducted throughout the year.    

Description of Position:  Website Watcher’s responsibilities (mainly in spring and fall) include:

·       Monitor PHG’s website for readability, appropriate grammar and spelling.

·       Make recommendations to update photos and information on web page.

·       Work with Website Manager and Website Graphics Designer to improve design of website to include photo link, new credit card payment, and meet our staff, board members and key volunteers web page.

        ·       Brainstorm new ideas to spread the word so promote how our members and/or volunteers are making a difference in the Patapsco River Valley watershed!     

Skills and Abilities Needed

  • A friendly, amiable personality that likes to communicate with people via email, phone or letters
  • Excellent writing and communication skills. 
  • Willingness to work as a team member.
  • Willingness to experience what we do so you can write about it…get your hands dirty and feet wet.
  • Email and phone access required for communication.
  • Required:  knowledge of ACCESS database, EXCEL spreadsheet and WORD with software on home computer.
  • Familiarity with WINDOWS software helpful (WORD, EXCEL, etc.).

 Mentors and Supervisor:  Betsy McMillion, Executive Director

 Training:  To be determined between HOLLIE volunteer and Betsy McMillion for mutually acceptable times and dates during March-April.

 Location and Work Site:  Training will be conducted in the field at locations within the Patapsco Valley area (Ellicott City, Elkridge, Catonsville, Arbutus, etc.) and/or in our office located at 8030 Main Street, 3rd Floor, Ellicott City, MD  21043.

 Work Schedule:  Flexible–depends on mutually agreed upon times between staff and website watcher. 

                                                                            The Friends of Patapsco Valley & Heritage Greenway (#7)

Title:  Fun Raiser Coordinator

Background:  The Friends of Patapsco Valley & Heritage Greenway (PHG) is a local 501c3 non-profit run primarily through the energy, commitment and passion of our members and volunteers.  PHG evolved from an environmental committee of the Ellicott City Restoration Foundation and was created in 1999 by a group of local citizens to preserve, protect and enhance the history, heritage and environment of the Patapsco River Valley.  PHG sponsors opportunities for volunteers of all ages to participate in stream cleanups, tree plantings and invasive plant removal events.  PHG is also committed to environmental education and outreach, conducting regular stream watch training, stream cleanup leader training, rain barrel workshops and other environmental seminars.  Other events related to our mission such as guided hikes, bike rides and kayak rides, as well as informal history talks by local amateur historians are also conducted throughout the year.    

Description of Position:  Fun Raiser Coordinator’s responsibilities include:

 ·       Contact local stores and businesses for donations of drinks and snacks for volunteer events

·       Recruit business sponsors to purchase t-shirts for key volunteers.

·       Recruit volunteers to make or donate small rewards for key volunteers (walking sticks, etc.)

·       Determine methods to raise money (i.e., collect used ink cartridges, grocery store percentage back program to non profits, etc.)

·       Develop form letter to send to local businesses asking for coupon to purchase supplies for future events (i.e., snacks, bottled water, trash bags, gloves, tools, sun screen, insect repellent, etc.)

·       Set up rotation system to contact local businesses organizations for donations via written letter to be implemented by the fundraising committee.

·       Participate with the fundraising committee on any future fundraising events

 Skills and Abilities Needed

  • A friendly, amiable personality that likes to communicate with people via email, phone or letters
  • Excellent organization skills
  • Excellent writing skills. 
  • Willingness to work as a team member.
  • Email and phone access required for communication.
  • Required:  knowledge of ACCESS database, EXCEL spreadsheet and WORD with software on home computer.
  • Familiarity with WINDOWS software helpful (WORD, EXCEL, etc.).

 Mentors and Supervisor:  Betsy McMillion, Executive Director

 Training:  To be determined between HOLLIE volunteer and Betsy McMillion for mutually acceptable times and dates during March-April.

 Location and Work Site:  Training will be conducted in the field at locations within the Patapsco Valley area (Ellicott City, Elkridge, Catonsville, Arbutus, etc.) and/or in our office located at 8030 Main Street, 3rd Floor, Ellicott City, MD  21043.

 Work Schedule:  Flexible–depends on mutually agreed upon times between staff and fund raiser coordinator.

                                                            The Friends of Patapsco Valley & Heritage Greenway (#8)

Title:  PHG Event Photographer/Videographer

Background:  The Friends of Patapsco Valley & Heritage Greenway (PHG) is a local 501c3 non-profit run primarily through the energy, commitment and passion of our members and volunteers.  PHG evolved from an environmental committee of the Ellicott City Restoration Foundation and was created in 1999 by a group of local citizens to preserve, protect and enhance the history, heritage and environment of the Patapsco River Valley.  PHG sponsors opportunities for volunteers of all ages to participate in stream cleanups, tree plantings and invasive plant removal events.  PHG is also committed to environmental education and outreach, conducting regular stream watch training, stream cleanup leader training, rain barrel workshops and other environmental seminars.  Other events related to our mission such as guided hikes, bike rides and kayak rides, as well as informal history talks by local amateur historians are also conducted throughout the year.   

IMPORTANT NOTE:  This volunteer must have their own digital camera to use that is capable of taking photos and mini videos.  Camera must have capability of temporarily storing 100-150 photos per event until transferred to a CD.

Description of Position:  Event Photographer/Videographer’s responsibilities include (mainly in the spring & fall):

 ·       Coordinate schedule of other volunteer photographers/videographers with digital cameras so there is a photographer at each PHG event

·       Recruit new photographer volunteers

·       Train photographers to take (1) before and after photos of appropriate events (cleanups, tree plantings, invasive plant removal, etc.)  (2) group photos of volunteers or of audience to document number of participants and diversity of race and age), (3) take action photos to be used for future publicity, (4) take mini group photos of volunteers from organizations, families or any others that want their photos taken together to remember this event and (4) take mini videos from your digital camera to document event.

·       Upload events photos to PHG’s photo website at http://patapscofriend.smugmug.com.  Become completely familiar with this website and how to use it to our advantage.

·       Copy photos onto CD for backup and upload photos/videos on PHG office computer.

·       Take publicity photos for future use for display, email mailings or

·       Create yearly photo slideshow of key photographs taken during that year to be shown at PHG’s annual meeting to document events and highlight volunteers.

·       Upload any interesting videos on YOUTUBE.

  Skills and Abilities Needed

  • A friendly, amiable personality that likes to communicate with people in person, email or phone
  • Experience with taking pictures and mini videos with a digital camera
  • Excellent organization skills
  • Willingness to work as a team member.
  • Email and phone access required for communication.
  • Required:  knowledge of the internet, email on a home computer.
  • Familiarity with WINDOWS software helpful (WORD, EXCEL, etc.).

 Mentors and Supervisor:  Betsy McMillion, Executive Director

 Training:  To be determined between HOLLIE volunteer and Betsy McMillion for mutually acceptable times and dates during March-April.

 Location and Work Site:  Training will be conducted in the field at locations within the Patapsco Valley area (Ellicott City, Elkridge, Catonsville, Arbutus, etc.) and/or in our office located at 8030 Main Street, 3rd Floor, Ellicott City, MD  21043.

 Work Schedule:  Flexible–depends on mutually agreed upon times between staff and fund raiser coordinator.


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                                                 Howard County Public School System Position Description (#1)

 Title: Coordinator of Volunteer Staff for HCPSS Grade 4 Environmental Field Experience

 Background: The mission of the Howard County Public School System is to ensure excellence in teaching and learning so that each student will participate responsibly in a diverse and changing world.  The mission of the Elementary Science office is to promote the environmental literacy and stewardship of all students.

 This trans-disciplinary field experience has been developed to provide fourth grade students an opportunity to apply their previous knowledge of objectives learned in Elementary Environmental and Earth Science, Social Studies, and Health Units to important local issues related to these curricula.

 Students learn about the history of farming in Howard County and explore how farming conservation practices, monitoring water/stream quality, planting of native species vs. “exotic species”, and composting can preserve and protect the local environment.  They also learn about current farming in Howard County and how including local food products in their daily diets can reinforce healthy eating habits and reduce our “carbon footprint.”

 Description of Position

Howard County Public School System requires the services of a person who would work with the HCPSS Elementary Science Coordinator and Resource Teacher to:

·       Communicate and/or meet with HCPSS and partner organizations to develop a schedule of volunteers from these partner organizations for various investigation stations on days of program events

·       Attend all program meetings/trainings, as well as each of the four days of the program (being held at the HC Fairgrounds)

·       Maintain contact with HCPSS Elementary Science Office and OEOH partner organizations

·       Prepare emails, sign in sheets, contact lists and other various communication tools

·       Help to develop volunteer training schedule and be a participant in those trainings

·       Facilitate the daily operations of the field experience

·       Lead an investigation station during the OEOH event

·       Reflect, organize notes, and propose revisions to the program coordination and facilitator, teacher, and student handbooks

·       Research grant opportunities for future funding sources to ensure sustainability of the program in future years

 Skills and Abilities Needed

      The person in this position will need to:

·       Demonstrate enthusiasm and passion for the environmental education of our students and community.

·       Interact effectively with people of different ages, genders, and geographic locations in the county.

·       Be able to utilize Microsoft Word, in particular Excel and Word.

·       Possess organizational skills and demonstrate ability in written and oral communication skills.

·       Be task orientated, dependable, and adhere to timelines.

 Mentor(s) and Supervisor

Karen Learmouth, Coordinator, HCPSS Elementary Science is the primary mentor for this position.  Amy Reese, Resource teacher, HCPSS Elementary Science is available to assist the Legacy Leader and to provide advice and consultation.  Other mentors may include members from other partner organizations involved in developing this program.

 Training

Training/mentoring will be available for Legacy Leaders by the Elementary Office Staff in order to understand the bigger picture of the purpose of the program and the tasks that are required to make it run smoothly for schools and students. Part of the training for the Legacy Leader will include effective strategies for working with 4th grade students.  This will help the Legacy Leader to perform the described duties effectively.

 Location and Work Site

Legacy Leader will be asked to:

·       Provide computer and email capability from home, or other facility

·       Attend occasional meetings with HCPSS Elementary Science Office and partner organizations that will be held at locations TBD

·       Attend the four days of the program, which will be held at the HC Fairgrounds

 Work Schedule

Legacy Leader will work whenever it is convenient and timely for him/herself, the supervisor, and the partner organizations involved in this program.  The goal is to ensure the work is completed based on the timeline, which will be shared/discussed in more detail once the position begins.

 Special Considerations

This Field Experience program occurs in late May.  This would be a time-intensive position for 3-4 months (March – May/June).

                                                Howard County Public School System Position Description (#2)

 Title: Coordinator of HCPSS Grade 5 Environmental Field Experience

 Background: The mission of the Howard County Public School System is to ensure excellence in teaching and learning so that each student will participate responsibly in a diverse and changing world.  The mission of the Elementary Science office is to promote the environmental literacy and stewardship of all students.

 This field experience is brand new!  The Coordinator of this program will be integral in the development of the content and implementation of the program.  It is being developed to provide fifth grade students an opportunity to apply their previous knowledge of objectives learned in Elementary Environmental, Life, and Earth Sciences, as well as Social Studies.  We are preparing our fifth graders to become better stewards of the environmental, by working on MD Environmental Literacy Standards, and using their school grounds as a laboratory.

 Description of Position

Howard County Public School System requires the services of a person who would work with the HCPSS Elementary Science Coordinator and Resource Teacher to:

·       Communicate and/or meet with HCPSS and partner organizations (Howard County Master Gardeners, and possibly Howard County Master Naturalists) to develop a system for scheduling volunteers from these partner organizations for elementary school support.

·       Attend all program meetings/trainings, which will include Master Gardener Youth Education sub-committee, as appropriate

·       Maintain contact with HCPSS Elementary Science Office and “Adopt a School” partner organizations

·     Become familiar with the MD Environmental Literacy Standards and the Chesapeake Bay Foundation “Schoolyard Report Card”

·       Prepare emails, contact lists, feedback surveys, and other various communication tools

·       Help to develop volunteer training schedule and be a participant in those trainings

·       Participate in various schools’ field experiences

·       Reflect, organize notes, and propose revisions to the program coordination and facilitator, teacher, and student handbooks

 Skills and Abilities Needed

The person in this position will need to:

·       Demonstrate enthusiasm and passion for the environmental education of our students and community.

·       Interact effectively with people of different ages, genders, and geographic locations in the county.

·       Be able to utilize Microsoft Word, in particular Excel and Word.

·       Possess organizational skills and demonstrate ability in written and oral communication skills.

·       Be task orientated, dependable, and adhere to timelines.

·       Demonstrate flexibility and ability to accept changes that may be necessary as the pilot program/work progresses.

 Mentor(s) and Supervisor

Karen Learmouth, Coordinator, HCPSS Elementary Science is the primary mentor for this position.  Amy Reese, Resource teacher, HCPSS Elementary Science is available to assist the Legacy Leader and to provide advice and consultation.  Other mentors may include members from other partner organizations involved in developing this program.

 Training

Training/mentoring will be available for Legacy Leaders by the Elementary Office Staff in order to understand the bigger picture of the purpose of the program and the tasks that are required to make it run smoothly for schools and students. Part of the training for the Legacy Leader will include effective strategies for working with 5th grade students.  This will help the Legacy Leader to perform the described duties effectively.

 Location and Work Site

Legacy Leader will be asked to:

·       Provide computer and email capability from home, or other facility

·       Attend occasional meetings with HCPSS Elementary Science Office and partner organizations that will be held at locations TBD

·       Attend a minimum of four days of the pilot program on a school site (TBD)

 Work Schedule

Legacy Leader will work whenever it is convenient and timely for him/herself, the supervisor, and the partner organizations involved in this program.  The goal is to ensure the work is completed based on the timeline, which will be shared/discussed in more detail once the position begins.

 Special Considerations

This would be a time-intensive position for 3-4 months (March – May/June).


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                                        James and Anne Robinson Nature Center/Howard County Recreation and Parks (#1)

 Title: Discovery Room Leader

 Background:

Introducing Howard County’s newest – and – greenest facility! The James and Anne Robinson Nature

Center, a facility of Howard County Recreation and Parks opened on September 10, 2011.

 

The Robinson Nature Center is a unique nature education facility situated on 18 acres of land adjacent to the

Middle Patuxent Environmental Area, which provides over 1,000 acres of forest, meadows and river valley to

explore. The three-story center is nestled into a hillside and was designed from the very beginning with energy

conservation and sustainability in mind. It uses the newest proven technologies designed to maximize energy

conservation and the use of renewable resources. Geothermal heating/air-conditioning, porous paving, solar

panels which will generate 15% of electric needs, innovative water conservation methods, and a host of other

features make this building environmentally friendly and, upon certification, one of only three LEED

Certified Platinum buildings in the State. This project was made possible through the foresight and generosity

of James and Anne Robinson and the James and Anne Robinson Foundation.

  • Interactive and multisensory exhibits for all ages
  • NatureSphere, a digital planetarium and dome-style theater, with programs and movies
  • Two-story “Life of the Forest” exhibit
  • Children’s Discovery Room with hands-on activities
  • Classrooms and auditorium with seating for 150 people
  • Natural and cultural history exhibits
  • Wildlife viewing area
  • Balcony and green rooftop for outdoor nature viewing

 Mission:

The mission of the Robinson Nature Center is “to facilitate the enjoyment and understanding of our natural

resources and to bridge the gap between people and nature.  By inspiring sound environmental awareness, we

promote responsible stewardship of all our natural resources and strive to connect people of all ages with

nature through experience-based education.

 Position Description:

Robinson Nature Center needs volunteers to assist in all aspects of environmental education programming to

facilitate bridging the gap between people and nature. Volunteers will be involved in various aspects of the

Robinson Nature Center Discovery Room.

 Responsibilities to complete the required volunteer hours will depend on skills and interest and could include:

  • Creating, facilitating, and evaluating single topic environmental education program(s) for visitors in

the Discovery Room.

  • Creating training materials for docents including manuals, daily procedure checklists, and docent

shadowing

  • Developing RNC ‘Discovery Room’ hands-on activities for children. Possible examples are a puppet

theater program, single topic activity drawers (feathers, tracks, etc.), or educational displays.

 Skills and Abilities Needed

  • Must enjoy interacting with young children.
  • Dependable.
  • Ability to follow directions.
  • Ability to interact effectively with a variety of different people.
  • Interest in direct contact with nature and enthusiasm for the outdoors is necessary.
  • Basic computer skills: E-mail and WORD.

 Mentors/Supervisors

Brian Campbell

Volunteer Coordinator, Robinson Nature Center

6692 Cedar Lane

Columbia, MD 21044

410.313.0400

bcampbell@howardcountymd.gov

 Training

Training will be available as needed to assist in completion of selected projects.

 Location and Work Site

The Legacy Leader will share office space at the Robinson Nature Center however some of the work can be

completed offsite using a home computer.

 Work Schedule

Work on projects and programs to complete the volunteer hours will be planned to be mutually convenient

for the Legacy Leader and the mentors/supervisors. In general it is expected that the Legacy Leader will

work approximately one day or two half days per week.

 Special Considerations

All volunteers for the Robinson Nature Center are required to be fingerprinted and have criminal background

checks. This will be provided at no cost to the Legacy Leader.

                                  James and Anne Robinson Nature Center/Howard County Recreation and Parks (#2)

Title: Nature Center Gift Shop Leader

Background:

Introducing Howard County’s newest – and – greenest facility! The James and Anne Robinson Nature

Center, a facility of Howard County Recreation and Parks opened on September 10, 2011.

 

The Robinson Nature Center is a unique nature education facility situated on 18 acres of land adjacent to the

Middle Patuxent Environmental Area, which provides over 1,000 acres of forest, meadows and river valley to

explore. The three-story center is nestled into a hillside and was designed from the very beginning with energy

conservation and sustainability in mind. It uses the newest proven technologies designed to maximize energy

conservation and the use of renewable resources. Geothermal heating/air-conditioning, porous paving, solar

panels which will generate 15% of electric needs, innovative water conservation methods, and a host of other

features make this building environmentally friendly and, upon certification, one of only three LEED

Certified Platinum buildings in the State. This project was made possible through the foresight and generosity

of James and Anne Robinson and the James and Anne Robinson Foundation.

  • Interactive and multisensory exhibits for all ages
  • NatureSphere, a digital planetarium and dome-style theater, with programs and movies
  • Two-story “Life of the Forest” exhibit
  • Children’s Discovery Room with hands-on activities
  • Classrooms and auditorium with seating for 150 people
  • Natural and cultural history exhibits
  • Wildlife viewing area
  • Balcony and green rooftop for outdoor nature viewing

 Mission:

The mission of the Robinson Nature Center is “to facilitate the enjoyment and understanding of our natural

resources and to bridge the gap between people and nature. By inspiring sound environmental awareness, we

promote responsible stewardship of all our natural resources and strive to connect people of all ages with

nature through experience-based education.

 Position Description:

Robinson Nature Center needs volunteers to assist in all aspects of gift shop operations.

Responsibilities to complete the required volunteer hours will depend on skills and interest and could include:

  • Research gift shop best management practices and strategies.
  • Research and identify “green” and sustainable products to be sold in the gift shop.
  • Creating and updating an inventory database.
  • Research the best fixtures and presentation styles for sales of goods.

 Skills and Abilities Needed

  • Dependable.
  • Ability to follow directions.
  • Ability to interact effectively with a variety of different people.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Advanced computer skills required: ACCESS, EXCEL, WORD, Microsoft OFFICE.

 Mentors/Supervisors

Brian Campbell

Volunteer Coordinator, Robinson Nature Center

6692 Cedar Lane

Columbia, MD 21044

410.313.0400

bcampbell@howardcountymd.gov

 Training

Training will be available as needed to assist in completion of selected projects.

 Location and Work Site

The Legacy Leader will share office space at the Robinson Nature Center however some of the work can be

completed offsite using a home computer.

 Work Schedule

Work on projects and programs to complete the volunteer hours will be planned to be mutually convenient

for the Legacy Leader and the mentors/supervisors. In general it is expected that the Legacy Leader will

work approximately one day or two half days per week.

 Special Considerations

All volunteers for the Robinson Nature Center are required to be fingerprinted and have criminal background

checks. This will be provided at no cost to the Legacy Leader.

 

                                           James and Anne Robinson Nature Center/Howard County Recreation and Parks (#3)

 Title: Nature Center Marketing Leader

 Background:

Introducing Howard County’s newest – and – greenest facility! The James and Anne Robinson Nature

Center, a facility of Howard County Recreation and Parks opened on September 10, 2011.

 

The Robinson Nature Center is a unique nature education facility situated on 18 acres of land adjacent to the

Middle Patuxent Environmental Area, which provides over 1,000 acres of forest, meadows and river valley to

explore. The three-story center is nestled into a hillside and was designed from the very beginning with energy

conservation and sustainability in mind. It uses the newest proven technologies designed to maximize energy

conservation and the use of renewable resources. Geothermal heating/air-conditioning, porous paving, solar

panels which will generate 15% of electric needs, innovative water conservation methods, and a host of other

features make this building environmentally friendly and, upon certification, one of only three LEED

Certified Platinum buildings in the State. This project was made possible through the foresight and generosity

of James and Anne Robinson and the James and Anne Robinson Foundation.

  • Interactive and multisensory exhibits for all ages
  • NatureSphere, a digital planetarium and dome-style theater, with programs and movies
  • Two-story “Life of the Forest” exhibit
  • Children’s Discovery Room with hands-on activities
  • Classrooms and auditorium with seating for 150 people
  • Natural and cultural history exhibits
  • Wildlife viewing area
  • Balcony and green rooftop for outdoor nature viewing

 Mission:

The mission of the Robinson Nature Center is “to facilitate the enjoyment and understanding of our natural

resources and to bridge the gap between people and nature. By inspiring sound environmental awareness, we

promote responsible stewardship of all our natural resources and strive to connect people of all ages with

nature through experience-based education.

 Position Description:

Robinson Nature Center needs volunteers to assist in all aspects of marketing our environmental education

programming to facilitate bridging the gap between people and nature. Volunteers will be involved in various

aspects of marketing the Robinson Nature Center.

Responsibilities to complete the required volunteer hours will depend on skills and interest and could include:

  • Creating, distributing, and evaluating marketing related materials about programs to volunteers and

the public.

  • Research and identify strategic areas to facilitate marketing techniques to the public.
  • Posting marketing materials onsite and offsite and various community locations including.
  • Creating and updating a marketing distribution database.

 Skills and Abilities Needed

  • Dependable.
  • Ability to follow directions.
  • Ability to interact effectively with a variety of different people.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Advanced computer skills required: ACCESS, EXCEL, WORD, Microsoft OFFICE.

 Mentors/Supervisors

Brian Campbell

Volunteer Coordinator, Robinson Nature Center

6692 Cedar Lane

Columbia, MD 21044

410.313.0400

bcampbell@howardcountymd.gov

Training

Training will be available as needed to assist in completion of selected projects.

 Location and Work Site

The Legacy Leader will share office space at the Robinson Nature Center however some of the work can be

completed offsite using a home computer.

 Work Schedule

Work on projects and programs to complete the volunteer hours will be planned to be mutually convenient

for the Legacy Leader and the mentors/supervisors. In general it is expected that the Legacy Leader will

work approximately one day or two half days per week.

 Special Considerations

All volunteers for the Robinson Nature Center are required to be fingerprinted and have criminal background

checks. This will be provided at no cost to the Legacy Leader.

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                                                                  The James and Anne Robinson Foundation (#1)

Title:           Explore Outdoors Howard County

Background:

The overriding goal of the Foundation is to work on bridging the gap between people and nature. Drawing on the legacy of Anne Robinson, our founder, the Robinson Foundation supports environmental education initiatives in and around Howard County, MD. Our primary focus is support for the Robinson Nature Center; other focal areas include the teaching of natural science programs and the ethics of environmental stewardship and sustainability. In carrying out our mission, we seek to think globally and act locally and to partner with other organizations that share our values.

Position Description:

The Robinson Foundation is launching an initiative to encourage citizens to explore nature in the bountiful natural areas in Howard County via public transportation.  A volunteer is needed to work with Howard Transit to create an incentive program, encouraging citizens to explore the County using the Howard transit system. This could be in the form of a scavenger hunt or other game format

Responsibilities could include:

·       Research accessibility to Howard County Parks and public areas

·       Create incentive program, working with Howard Transit personnel

·       Market and coordinate Explore Outdoors Howard County initiative

·       Coordinate  activities with Foundation and key volunteers

Mentors/Supervisors:

Marianne Pettis, Executive Director, The James and Anne Robinson Foundation

Training:

Following an initial orientation, training will be as needed to complete projects.

Location and Work Site:

The Legacy Leader can either work out of the Foundation’s Simpsonville Mill office or work through internet connection from a remote location.

Work Schedule:

Work schedule is variable depending on project and event.  Most work can be accomplished during regular working hours but there could be some evening and weekend commitments.

                                                 The James and Anne Robinson Foundation (#2)

Title:       Friends of the Robinson Nature Center Activities Coordinator

Background:

The overriding goal of the Foundation is to work on bridging the gap between people and nature. Drawing on the legacy of Anne Robinson, our founder, the Robinson Foundation supports environmental education initiatives in and around Howard County, MD. Our primary focus is support for the Robinson Nature Center; other focal areas include the teaching of natural science programs and the ethics of environmental stewardship and sustainability. In carrying out our mission, we seek to think globally and act locally and to partner with other organizations that share our values.

Position Description:

The Robinson Foundation is creating a Friends of the Robinson Nature Center Association to support the education programs of the Robinson Nature Center.  A volunteer is needed to assist the Steering Committee in working to launch a community fundraising event for the Friends group.  This event could include an art project creating tiles for the Butterfly house, expanding the Friends barbecue with a silent auction or additional Friends activities.

Responsibilities could include:

·       Assist with researching feasibility of fundraising options for the Friends group

·       Help coordinate and market Friends activities

·       Coordinate  activities with Foundation and key volunteers

Mentors/Supervisors:

Marianne Pettis, Executive Director, The James and Anne Robinson Foundation; Barbara Matheson, Friends Steering Committee

Training:

Following an initial orientation, training will be as needed to complete projects.

Location and Work Site:

The Legacy Leader can either work out of the Foundation’s Simpsonville Mill office or work through internet connection from a remote location.

Work Schedule:

Work schedule is variable depending on project and event.  Most work can be accomplished during regular working hours but there could be some evening and weekend commitments.

 

                                    The James and Anne Robinson Foundation (#3)

Title:      Nature Playspace Coordinator

Background:

The overriding goal of the Foundation is to work on bridging the gap between people and nature. Drawing on the legacy of Anne Robinson, our founder, the Robinson Foundation supports environmental education initiatives in and around Howard County, MD. Our primary focus is support for the Robinson Nature Center; other focal areas include the teaching of natural science programs and the ethics of environmental stewardship and sustainability. In carrying out our mission, we seek to think globally and act locally and to partner with other organizations that share our values.

Position Description:

The Robinson Foundation is launching an initiative to encourage citizens to explore nature in their own backyards and in the bountiful natural areas in Howard County.  On April 14th, the Foundation will be sponsoring a Backyard Nature Playspace presentation and demonstration.  A volunteer will be needed to help coordinate this event.  Following this event, volunteer will work with staff and other volunteers to expand this initiative, coordinating additional events in Howard County parks and at public events.

Responsibilities could include:

·       Assisting with ongoing coordination of Greenfest Backyard Playspace program and demonstration.

·       Expanding partnership opportunities with Howard County Recreation and Parks, Columbia Association, and others interested in getting people outdoors.

·       Coordinating  activities with Foundation and key volunteers

Mentors/Supervisors:

Marianne Pettis, Executive Director, The James and Anne Robinson Foundation

Training:

Following an initial orientation, training will be as needed to complete projects.

Location and Work Site:

The Legacy Leader can either work out of the Foundation’s Simpsonville Mill office or work through internet connection from a remote location.

Work Schedule:

Work schedule is variable depending on project and event.  Most work can be accomplished during regular working hours but there could be some evening and weekend commitments.



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