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Climate Action Team Member 
City of Richmond Environmental Sustainability Team

Description

Volunteers for Sat, Oct. 5 must attend the mandatory volunteer orientation on Wed, Sept. 25. Please copy and paste this URL to sign up for the orientation: https://bit.ly/2zfkv3S

This October, the Climate Action team will be reaching out to the community about Richmond's next steps in renewing the City's Community Energy and Emissions Plan.

Help City staff facilitate conversations on how we can reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 50% by 2030.

Volunteers play an important role in helping the City of Richmond's Climate Action Team. With that in mind, please consider that you may be perceived as a representative of the City of Richmond. We ask volunteers to:
- Refrain from discussing my personal politics
- Be energetic and friendly
- Be respectful of others and their different ideas
- Be comfortable with helping people
- Be able to work independently or in a group
- Be environmentally-aware

Your role as a volunteer could include:
- Assist staff with set up or tear down
- Welcome and register guests
- Assist staff of community partner booths
- Assist Fix-it staff
- Answer questions about the City's climate action initiatives
- Direct guests to various activities
- Make wind turbine pinwheels and create post cards with kids
- Sort and cycle waste
- Ensure the cleanliness of the event space
- Use an iPad to help guests receive more information about Richmond's climate action initiatives
- Be on your feet for up to four hours (with breaks)
- Other duties related to the event

Nice to have, but not necessary:
- Ability to lift fold-out tables or chairs
- Languages other than English are an asset. Please indicate which language(s) you're comfortable speaking in.

If you are interested in volunteering, please sign up for the volunteer orientation first before signing up for a shift. Please copy and paste this URL to sign up for the orientation: https://bit.ly/2zfkv3S

Additional info: Benefits to you:
- Have fun
- Help provide a valued service to your community
- Meet community members who care about Advancing Richmond's Climate Leadership
- Enhance your resumé and gain practical work experience


Requirements

Minimum age: 15


Schedule

10/05/2019

Description:
Purpose of the position: Engage and educate residents, facilitate activities, assist Richmond staff, must sign up and attend the orientation on Sept. 25th to volunteer on Oct. 5th.

Notes: Must sign up for and attend the orientation session in order to volunteer on Oct. 4th and/or 5th. Available Positions:  23
City of Richmond Environmental Sustainability Team

7:30 am - 11:30 am

Shift Location:
6911 No.3 Road
Richmond
BC

Individual

10/05/2019

Description:
Purpose of the position: Engage and educate residents, facilitate activities, assist Richmond staff, must sign up and attend the orientation on Sept. 25th to volunteer on Oct. 5th.

Notes: Must sign up and attend the orientation on Sept. 25th to volunteer on Oct. 4th and/or 5th. Available Positions:  14
City of Richmond Environmental Sustainability Team

11:30 am - 3:30 pm

Shift Location:
6911 No.3 Road
Richmond
BC

Individual


Address
6911 No.3 Road
Richmond BC, V6Y2C1

Contact Info
Justinne Ramirez
Email: climateaction@richmond.ca

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