Cause Areas

When

Fri Mar 31, 2017 - Tue Oct 31, 2017

Where

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.


About

Through outreach, demonstrations, and hands-on workshops with our Imagine Energy Traveler (mobile demonstration platform, IRenew helps Iowans understand how natural and renewable resources offer energy alternatives to power our homes, businesses, schools, vehicles and cities. I-Renew is offering multiple volunteer opportunities in 2015 for youth and adults as follows:

Benefits of volunteering 20 hrs (10 2-hr shifts)
  • Qualify to win a scholarship for higher education
  • Earn a Changers mobile solar charger
  • Earn a certificate of completion signed by Kimberly Dickey - President of the I-Renew Board
  • Meet some fun and interesting people
  • Learn and have fun
  • Be part of making renewable energy the primary source of energy in Iowa
General Volunteer Duties
  • Abide by safety guidelines, keeping you and visitors safe
  • Setup and tear down displays
  • Pop pop-corn using power generated by the sun
  • Pass out pop-corn to visitors
  • Distribute information about renewable energy and energy efficiency programs in Iowa
  • Collect surveys
  • Have fun

2016 Imagine Energy Traveler Events

March 22 @ Des Moines - Environmental Lobby Day
April..23 @ Cedar Rapids, IA - Eco Fest
June..18 @ Davenport, IA - Radish Healthy Living Festival
July..2 @ Cedar Rapids, IA - Freedom Festival Parade
July..9 @ North Liberty, IA - North Liberty Blues & BBQ
July..12 @ West Liberty, IA - Muscatine County Fair Parade
Aug..4 @ Mount Pleasant - Access Energy Cooperative Annual Dinner
Aug..Fri PM @ Mount Pleasant, IA - Rock Around the Block
Sundays @ Hiawatha, IA - Hiawatha Farmers Market
@ Cedar Rapids, IA - Nextdoor Neighborhoods
@ Cedar Rapids, IA - C. R. Farmers Market

Sign-up for specific events @http://irenew.org/membership/volunteer

Events mapped accross Iowa: https://www.google.com/maps/d/viewer?mid=zPKeBEv9h85E.kLtDVYjan-PA

For more details on the Imagine Energy Traveler, see http://irenew.org/training/projects/irenew-imagine-energy-trailer/about-imagine-energy/

Skills

Good Match For

Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 14
  • Orientation or Training
  • 10-20 hrs a month
  • If not 18, adult supervision is requiredSpring Training at http://irenew.org/training/io
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