Join the Green Team!
As a Green Event Educator, your volunteer role is an exciting position to gain knowledge and experience in the environmental sector. You will volunteer at large events and festivals, educate people about waste reduction, and have a positive impact on our environment and community! Our team is fun, diverse, passionate and dedicated to a better future and cleaner communities.
We’ll happily provide reference letters for a job well done, and encourage you to take part of the fun and festivities at events while making a big impact. We look forward to working together in a movement towards zero waste!
- Educate event patrons about waste diversion and waste reduction, what we call “trash talk”
- Collaborate closely with other Green Team volunteers, Area Managers and Event Leaders
- Champion Green Event Services values and mission towards zero waste
- Enthusiastic team player
- Positive attitude
- Ability to dedicate approximately 10-15 hours a month June through September would be great! If you’re passionate, but your ability to dedicate time looks different, we’re willing to work with you!
- Work outdoors
- Work with a team of 5+ people
- Work within large crowds of people
- Work weekends and evenings
- Stand or walk for periods of 3 to 4 hours at a time
Ideal volunteers will resonate with our core values of:
Action – When we see a problem, we take action to find a solution
Community – We strive to build our community through meaningful connections with staff, customers, and community partners
Education – We hope to inspire change through education and awareness
Innovation – We are always looking for ways to improve
Get to Know Our Green Team
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