Eco-Warriors

Are you someone who enjoys helping out in the local community and connecting with fellow residents?  Become a Eco-Warrior!  The Eco-Warrior volunteer position is a fantastic way for proactive citizens to engage with fellow members of the community through zero waste education. 

Duties/Responsibilities

  • Help event attendees sort waste into the appropriate bin and/or waste station (i.e. blue recycling bin, green organics bin, and black landfill bin)
  • Educate event attendees on proper waste disposal and strategies
  • *Orientation and Training will be provided prior to each event (safety, sorting, common questions/concerns, etc.)

Skills & Qualifications

  • Basic knowledge and understanding of recyclable and compostable items
  • Able to properly sort waste into bins to avoid contamination
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Able to maintain a friendly demeanor as attendees approach event waste stations

Benefits

  • Have a positive impact on the Town of Okotoks' local community and environment
  • Gain valuable experience interacting with the general public, working in the environmental sector, and working at large events
  • Learn about new recycling and organic waste diversion strategies that are occurring in and around Okotoks

Risks Associated

  • Contact with harmful waste

Dress Code at Events

  • Weather appropriate clothing and supplies:
    • Rain = jacket, boots, umbrella, etc.
    • Sunny/Hot = water bottle (fill up stations provided at events), sunscreen (some will be provided), hat, sunglasses, etc.
    • Comfortable shoes/footwear for all weather types
  • Conservation Educator green T-Shirt (provided to you)

 

If you are interested in this volunteer position, or if you require more information, please contact the Conservation Educators at 403-995-2798 or by email.

Event Opportunities
Eco-Warriors Community Clean Up

Dates and times to be determined - based on attendance

Taste of Okotoks

July 22, 2017  11:00am - 4:00pm

Downtown Okotoks

Event Information

Pop Up in the Park

August 19, 2017  12:00pm - 3:00pm

Drake Landing Soccer Fields, Okotoks

Event Information

Okotoks Chili Fest

August 26, 2017  11:00am - 4:00pm

Downtown Okotoks

Event Information

Eco-Warriors

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