CALL FOR Earth Day Expo 2016 VOLUNTEERS ~ Be part of the fun and help your neighbors “go green.”
- Escorted EARTH DAY bike ride – Join us for a 12-mile escorted bicycle ride to award-winning “green” buildings on city streets. Ride begins at the Lake House at 9 AM and returns to Washington Park at 11:30 AM where “tykes on trikes” can join in the fun. Helmet required. Riders under age 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
- Live Music
- Electric Vehicles
- Children’s Activities
- Solar Energy Display
- Vendors featuring Earth-Friendly Products and Services
- Event will be held rain or shine!
JOB OPENINGS: We need people for the following jobs. If interested, send an email, and we’ll contact you to discuss specifics.
Prior to the event:
- Sign/Banner making – design and produce banners and signs. Imagination reigns!
- Announcements Coordinator – Arrange sponsorship and key event announcements for our high school MCs
- Compost/recycling/landfill bin design – help create the bins for the event
- Need large water coolers for event & paper cups
- Need people with first aid training to be on call at event
- Projector & Screen for Speakers’ Corner – Can you provide a projector and screen for a small audience set up in the Lake House? We need you!
- We need old lawn signs and metal stands to repurpose for the Expo
- Loan us easels and music stands for holding signs
During the event (2-hour shifts):
- Children’s booth volunteers – Assist youngsters in their activities
- Education Exhibits volunteers – Greet guests and assist with exhibit
- Composting & Recycling volunteers – Remind guests to sort their waste
- Set-Up and Break-Down Crew – Help with Parking, Move tables and chairs, assist vendors, and clean up
- Earth Day Ambassadors to monitor activities during the event (show up and volunteer).
To Volunteer, Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Sponsored by: Sierra Club Hudson-Mohawk Group, Albany Bicycle Coalition, People of Albany United for Safe Energy (PAUSE), City of Albany and the City’s Sustainablity Advisory Committee, and Solarize Albany.