Volunteer

Share your time and talents to help us achieve our vision.

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To apply for a volunteer position during Traditions Weeks, please click the "Apply Now" button below. You will receive a confirmation email.

  • If you receive an error message, close the error message and hit Confirm again.
  • If you do not receive a confirmation email, it means that you skipped a step in the application process. Please use the button below to go back into your volunteer application and make sure you complete all steps.
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NOTE: Even if you have already submitted a volunteer application form, we ask that you submit a new application from the website.

Volunteer applications will be accepted until July 7, 2021. Early applicants always get the best pick of jobs. Don't delay!

Volunteer in Exchange for Free Tuition 2021

For each class period, there is a one to one match for volunteer service and earning a free class as a student. For each class period that you serve as a volunteer, Monday through Friday, you will earn a free class period to attend as a student. The free class can be during any of the three Traditions Weeks.

Some classes are two periods per day. You may choose to volunteer for two periods to earn either a single two-period class OR two one-period classes. If you volunteer for a one-period class and want to enroll as a student in a two-period class, you will need to pay for the additional period.

Tradition Week shifts are one and three-quarters hours (one class period, plus 15 minutes before and after) per day. There may also be additional time coordinating with and supporting the instructor asynchronous to the class period, most likely in the weeks prior to that instructor's class.

Enrollment preference will be given to paying students in the case of full classes.

NOTE: All volunteers MUST read and agree to the Volunteer Guidelines and Privacy Policy. Acceptance of the policies is recorded on the Volunteer Enrollment form (above).

For more information, contact:

Volunteer Coordinator
cgothvolunteers@yahoo.com

Description of Volunteer Jobs 2021

Support Common Ground On The Hill with your basic tech skills! With our second summer online, volunteers areas important as ever in supporting the delivery of online classes. If you are a user of Zoom, you likely already have the skills needed and training will also be available.

Classes are offered in the main categories of Distinctive Lectures, Literary/Performance Arts, Music, Dance, Movement, Human Arts, and Visual Arts. Please see the catalog for offerings in each area. If you have a particular category of interest, we will do our best to match your volunteer time with it.

Typical tasks for assisting individual instructors include:

  • Launching and ending the class meeting
  • Assisting with screen share and breakout rooms
  • Playing pre-recorded video
  • Assisting with  mute/unmute for students
  • Trouble shooting a tech issue s/a student getting kicked off
  • Previewing an instructor’s video for feedback

What is Common Ground on the Hill?

In 1994, Walt Michael came back to his home state of Maryland with a mission and vision to create interracial harmony through the traditional arts.

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Schedule a week or two, or three! Or, just sprinkle some classes in between other commitments.

Week 1

6/28/21
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7/2/21
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Week 3

7/12/21
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7/16/21
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