Outreach Volunteers for Environmental Events


Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

1107 SW Grady WaySuite 130Renton, WA 98057


About

Do you enjoy talking with people? Are you interested in environmental topics? Would you have fun going to events like the Northwest Flower & Garden Show, local Farmers Markets, or educational workshops and classes?

Help the King Conservation District spread the word about our programs and services by volunteering as a KCD Outreach Volunteer.

Gain valuable outreach experience and use your creative skills to help design KCD tabling materials and increase your awareness of environmental topics.

Position Overview

  • Assist the KCD Outreach Team with designing displays for events.
  • Meet with Outreach team to brainstorm activities and information for upcoming events.
  • Package and prepare materials for upcoming KCD events, including making copies, editing materials, setting up "mock" table layout, and staging materials for pick-up.
  • Represent KCD at Outreach Events at events including the Northwest Flower & Garden Show, King County Farmers Markets, KCD Farm Tours & Workshops, KCD Native Bareroot Plant Sale, and other environmental events.

Benefits

  • Network with environmental professionals from a variety of areas.
  • Experience interacting with groups/individuals in an outreach capacity.
  • Experience designing and setting up table displays with outreach materials.
  • Get free admission to the NW Flower & Garden Show and various Farm-to-Table events.
  • Receive recognition at KCD Annual Volunteer Awards BBQ.
  • Earn free KCD gear (based on hours volunteered annually).

Desired Experience/Skills

  • Willingness to learn about KCD programs and services.
  • Comfortable talking to people from a wide range of groups and backgrounds.
  • Ability to stand at a table or sit in a folding chair for 3-4 hour events.
  • Ability to lift up to 20 lbs. to set up and tear down outreach table and materials.
  • Ability to commit to volunteering at 3 events per year.

Schedule

  • Volunteers are requested to attend at least 3 events per year.
  • Possible events:
    • Northwest Flower & Garden Show
    • Farmers Markets
    • KCD Farm Tours & Workshops
    • KCD Native Bareroot Plant Sale
    • Other events including Rock-the-Green Festival, Duwamish Alive, CHOMP, Green Seattle Partnership Annual Meeting, Ecotober, etc.


Contact Nikki Wolf, Volunteer Coordinator at 425-282-1909, or email volunteer@kingcd.org if you are interested in joining our team!

Skills

  • People Skills
  • Community Outreach

Good Match For

Teens People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 14
  • Orientation or Training
  • Attend 3 event per year

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