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.
- 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
- 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
- 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.