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 Become a Volunteer

Volunteer Requirements

  1. Due to insurance regulations and our PATH center accreditation standards, all volunteers must be at least 14 years old. No exceptions to this policy are possible.
  2. Volunteers must be available a minimum of 2 hours per week for the length of an 8 week session. New volunteers will receive their assignment and schedule following attendance at the Volunteer Orientation and Training. Volunteer assignments and schedules are based on interest, experience and availability.
  3. Volunteer Application and Release forms must be completed and returned to MTR.
  4. Volunteers must attend the trainings provided by MTR for the role they select.
  5. Volunteering may involve moderate physical activity and working outside in varying weather conditions. Please be sure you are comfortable with the conditions of the role you select.
  6. Volunteers must be able to work independently with minimal staff supervision.
  7. Volunteers must have a positive attitude and be able to adapt to change and be flexible.
  8. Volunteers must possess the ability to follow directions and take instruction.
  9. Because of the nature of the service provided, MTR reserves the right to make the final determination as to the appropriateness of volunteers for our organization.
  10. Due to insurance requirements, the nature of the service provided by MTR and the population served, it is MTR’s policy that potential volunteers will not be accepted into the program that have been charged with a crime within the last 5 years.


Steps to Becoming an MTR Volunteer:

  1. Download, complete and return the Volunteer Application to our Volunteer Manager, by fax 410-923-1432, email, or mail 1141 Sunrise Beach Road, Crownsville, MD 21032.
  2. The Volunteer Manager will call to discuss your interest and our volunteer opportunities once your volunteer application is received.
  3. Register for a Volunteer Orientation and Training with the Volunteer Manager. See the calendar for sessions. Dates and times are subject to change. Registration is required.
  4. Attend your scheduled Volunteer Orientation and Training. Sessions are held rain or shine. We will notify you in the event we must cancel due to a weather-related emergency or unsafe driving conditions. Please dress for the weather and wear closed-toed shoes and barn appropriate attire. Review the Volunteer Training Manual. You may print a copy and bring to orientation if you wish.



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