Paint Recycling Assistant


Cause Areas


Mon Apr 17, 2017 08:00 AM - Fri Apr 21, 2017 12:00 PM


Johnson County Household Hazardous Facility5901 Jim Bills RoadMission, KS 66202


The City of Shawnee partners with the City of Merriam to host a large recycling event each spring. Latex paint is one of the items collected and we are seeking volunteers to help process the paint. This is a really fun way to learn how paint is recycled and help the community! No specific skills or experience are needed. Training will be provided at this fun and unique volunteer opportunity.

Several sessions are available.

Shifts are 8 a.m. to noon AND/ORnoon to 4 p.m. on the following days:

Monday, April 17th

Tuesday, April 18th

Wednesday, April 19th

Friday, April 21st

(Sessions may be added or removed depending upon paint volume and volunteer assistance.)

SHOP for FREE in the store once you shift is done for many useful products!


  • Environmental Education
  • Environmental Science
  • Painting

Good Match For

Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • 4 hours
  • Closed-toe shoes and clothes that may get paint on.  Ability to lift up to 5 gallons of paint.

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