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  1. Who is behind PMD?
  2. How do I participate in PMD Community service projects?
  3. Are PMD community service projects accessible by public transportation?
  4. How does PMD find projects?
  5. Are there any PMD projects during the holidays or late summer?
  6. My group wants to do a community service project. Can we participate in PMD projects?
  7. Why can't I signup my friends to volunteer with me?
  8. Why do I have to sign-up by project sign-up deadlines to participate in PMD projects?
  9. Why do I have to provide my address and cell phone number to sign-up for the email list and for each project?
  10. Why can't I arrive late or leave early?
  11. Why do PMD email and project packets repeatedly discuss my commitment to participate in the entire project and the consequences of not doing so, losing my PMD volunteer privileges?
  12. Once signed up, why am I repeatedly asked to call PMD if I need to cancel?
  13. I have other commitments on Saturdays. Does PMD ever have projects on Sundays or weeknights?
  14. I would like to volunteer with my child. Does PMD organize any projects suitable for children?
  15. I am required to perform community service. Can I document my volunteer hours with PMD?
  16. Why can't I sign up more than one month in advance?

    General PMD policy requires that volunteers refrain from signing up more than one month in advance of a project. Since we have found that most people cannot reliably commit and participate reliably in PMD volunteer projects if they sign up more than one month in advance, this policy serves to minimize the effort spent signing up, confirming, canceling, and confirming cancellations. Rare PMD service projects, like running the annual Blue Lobster Bowl of the NOSB, require earlier sign ups so that participants will receive appropriately sized, official garments, and so we can schedule advance training and specific room assignments. Occasionally service projects for charities requiring sexual offender record checks also require more lead time since this process is not yet automated.

  17. Can I still sign up to volunteer if the sign up deadline has passed?
  18. Does PMD have a privacy statement?