Volunteers, ages 13 and up, are needed to help beautify the Anacostia River by collecting floating debris and trash. Some volunteers will be transported down river by boat. Others will clean-up the area near the park. Volunteers who are ages 16 and over may have the option to use a canoe to clean the river. Volunteers are required to wear sturdy, closed-toe shoes and a life vest (provided). Volunteers are encouraged to wear long pants and to bring a change of clothes and shoes. Bring a reusable water bottle. We suggest bringing plastic kitchen gloves that go past your wrist. We will provide latex gloves. Please have a way to secure your keys and phone. Wet bags are suggested.River Clean-ups are 9:00 am - 12:30 pm on the following 2016 dates: May 28, June 26, July 30, August 27, September 4 and October 8.This volunteer opportunity is eligible for Prince George's County Public Schools student service learning hours.This volunteer opportunity is appropriate for Girl Scout Silver Trefoil Award government or green hours.
Female professionals, ages 19 and older, are needed to volunteer their hours by mentoring participants for the Mis. Quince Anos Program. Volunteers must be bilingual (English/Spanish), and must be able to communicate effectively with mentees. Mentors are encouraged to meet with mentees at least four times from September 8, to November 19, 2016. Prospective mentors are invited to attend the first Mis. Quince Anos Program session on September 8, 6:30-8:30pm at Langely Park Community Center.Volunteers must complete a criminal background check, including being fingerprinted, before being placed with this opportunity.
Volunteers, ages 18 and over, are needed to provide educational programing to museum visitors. Do you have interest in the history and science of flight? Do you enjoy interacting with people? If so, the College Park Aviation Museum could be an outlet for your passion. Museum education volunteers teach visitors about the rich history of the College Park Airport, the oldest continuously operating airport in the world, and about aviation innovations.