Information about volunteering for Earth Day!

Page updated on Apr 28, 2016 at 11:23 PM

Are you interested in volunteering during Alexandria Earth Day? To sign up to volunteer click here to connect with the Volunteer Alexandria Website type in “Earth Day” and sign up for your preferred shift. 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 Lenny Harris Memorial Fields at Braddock Park.

Location: Lenny Harris Memorial Fields at Braddock Park, 1005 Mt. Vernon Ave.
Date: Saturday April 30, 2016

For additional information, contact alexearthday.volunteers@gmail.com 

2016 Anticipated 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.