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Information about volunteering for Earth Day!

Thank you for your contribution to another successful Earth Day. Please visit in early 2016 for updated volunteer opportunities

Are you interested in volunteering during Alexandria Earth Day?

Great! Take a look at the list of opportunities below and once you have chosen an activity, click here to connect with the Volunteer Alexandria website and type in “Earth Day” to complete a Volunteer Application for the shift you prefer. Final assignments and instructions will be sent via email in mid-April.

As a thank you, all volunteers will receive a T-shirt.

All assignments will be at the Ben Brenman Park.

Location: Ben Brenman Park, 4800 Brenman Park Drive.
Date: Saturday April 25, 2015

2015 Schedule of Volunteer Needs

Activity 1:  Earth Day Event Set-Up Volunteers 
Time:  7 AM to 10 AM
Volunteers Needed:  6 (two per hour)
Job Description:  Set up tables and chairs for exhibitors and vendors. Distribute supplies and other event information to exhibitors.
Activity 2:  Meet and Greet 
Time:  9 AM to 2 PM
Volunteers Needed:  6
Job Description:  Nobody should come to the event without being made welcome, given literature and helped to find their way around.
Activity 3:  Event Recycling Volunteers 
Time:  9:30 AM to 2:30 PM
Volunteers Needed:  5-10 (1 to 2 per one hour)
Job Description:  Volunteers will be responsible for assisting the City's Recycling Coordinator with onsite management of event recycling and waste. Volunteers will help educate participants about what can and can be recycled or composted and directing them to the appropriate bins. They will also assist with pulling full bags of recyclables and compostables and transporting them to the appropriate truck for recovery. Some heavy lifting may be involved.
Activity 4:  Earth Day Traffic Flow Attendants 
Time:  7 AM to 2 PM
Volunteers Needed:  8 (two per hour)
Job Description:  Direct traffic to approved parking areas.
Activity 5:  Earth Day Event Break-Down Volunteers 
Time:  2 PM to 3 PM
Volunteers Needed:  3
Job Description:  Breakdown tables and chairs and help City staff load tables/chairs into trucks. Help exhibitors breakdown their exhibits and load their vehicles.