Waste Diversion Ambassadors at Burlington Festivals & Events
(BurlingtonGreen Environmental Association)
|Contact||Sue Alksnis, Volunteer & Fundraising Manager, BurlingtonGreen; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Duties||Make an immediate positive difference for the planet locally! Join our Event Greening Team as a Waste Diversion Ambassador at Burlington festivals and events, such as Mini Kid Fest, VegFest, and more. |
You'll receive training and have the chance to educate hundreds of festival-goers about where to place their waste.
Help raise community awareness, encourage proper waste diversion, and make sure as little as possible is sent to landfill from this event. Extensive hand sorting of waste is not required.
*Eligible for high school volunteer hours.
You can volunteer with family members or friends. Or even sign up with a larger group like members of a club, workplace team, faith community or sports team. Waste Diversion Ambassadors usually work in pairs.
For dates and locations, see our sign up sheet at the more information link.
|More Info Link||https://bit.ly/BGvols|
|Benefits||High school volunteer hours available. Training provided on Halton Region waste diversion.|
|Clients||Assist all festival-goers at festivals and events in Burlington.|
|Ages||12 year(s) and up|
|Suitable for Highschool Credit Hours||Yes|
|Suitable For||Adults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Youth (12-18) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students ; Persons with a hearing impairment ; Persons with a mental disability ; Persons with a physical disability ; Persons with a visual impairment ; Newcomers / English as a second language ; Couples ; Families ; Community Groups ; Workplaces / Corporate Groups|
|Areas of Interest||Community / Neighbourhood Volunteering ; Community Outreach ; Customer / Sales Services ; Event Coordination & Support ; Group / Family Volunteering ; Holiday / Festive Volunteering ; Seasonal Support (Fall) ; Seasonal Support (Spring) ; Seasonal Support (Summer) ; Youth Engagement ; Youth Services|
|Skills/Experience||Communication & Interpersonal Skills ; Customer Service ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Marketing & PR ; Patience ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Team Work ; We ask volunteers to represent BurlingtonGreen positively in the community.|
|Commitment Length||One Time / Special Event ; Medium Term (4 months to 1 year) ; Most Waste Ambassador opportunities occur outdoors in the spring, summer or fall.|
|Interaction Level||One-on-one ; Small Group ; Waste Diversion Ambassadors usually work in pairs.|
|Minimum Hours||5 (Total)|
|Seasons||Spring ; Summer ; Fall|
|Accessibility||Partially Accessible - Some locations are more accessible than others. Please share accessibility requirments. ; Please contact us about your accessibility requirements.|
|Location||Various locations in Burlington.|
|Number of Positions||Acton ; Burlington ; Georgetown ; Milton ; Oakville |
35 individual(s) needed in total.
Volunteers are welcome to join us from other communities.
|Training||Orientation ; Training is provided ; Training on the job ; Training is provided. BurlingtonGreen has extensive experience providing event greening services to the community's largest festivals and events.|
|Transportation||Near public transit - Most outdoor events are at parks and other areas near public transit. ; A limited number of transit vouchers are available.|
|Cost||No cost to volunteers.|
|Police Check||Not Required|
|Additional Requirements||Passion for the environment, plus a willingness to learn and share what you know.|
|End Date||31 Oct 2023|
|Organization Name||BurlingtonGreen Environmental Association|
|Address & Map|
|Mailing Address||PO Box 91515 |
Burlington, ON L7R 4L6