Compost Coach

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One Cool Earth (OCE)

Help the kids compost at schools!


One Cool Earth and Paso Robles Elementary Schools seek reliable volunteers to assist students with sorting of compostable and recyclable items after school lunches. Through this unique, student-run program the school generates compost for its school garden and landscaping and reduces waste hauling costs by up to $3000 per year. The system is connected to educational curriculum. Help make a difference at your school by saving money and the environment while empowering students!


  • San Luis Obispo Elementary Schools

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide guidance to students in composting and recycling during lunchtime hour

  • Help sort compostable and recyclable items out of childrens lunch and direct them to the proper stations for disposal

Time Requirements/ Frequency

  • 11:15am - 1:15pm weekdays; 2 hours, one day per month minimum (weekdays during school lunches); 1 hour mandatory training in the beginning;

Qualifications and Requirements

  • All necessary training will be provided--no prior knowledge of composting or recycling is required, though it helps!

  • Patient and able to work with children well

  • Provide one’s own transportation to and from the site

  • 18 years and older or with parent permission

  • Volunteer Paperwork at school site will need to be completed

Training Required

  • 1 hour orientation

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San Luis Obispo CountySan Luis Obispo County, CA 93401



  • Child Development
  • Environmental Education
  • Food Service
  • Environmental Science
  • Child Care
  • Gardening


  • People 55+


  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training

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