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(Court-Ordered) Pitch In at the Sandy Springs Recycling Center

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ORGANIZATION: Keep North Fulton Beautiful

KNFB
We are a 501(c)3 environmental non-profit that provides education and conservation programs to the communities of Johns creek and Sandy Springs. We also operate the Sandy Springs Recycling Center.

This ongoing opportunity is for those wishing to fulfill their Court-Ordered Community Service Hours. If you are not seeking community service hours, please see our other volunteer description.

Before your first day, ensure you meet KNFB’s service eligibility requirements

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

  • You must be at least 18 years of age for court ordered community service.
  • On your first day, we require:
  1. A court document or the original citation that states your charge and name
  2. An original and valid photo ID

Charges we DO accept include:

  • Traffic violations
  • Non-moving traffic violations (expired tags/ registration/ license)
  • Misdemeanors
  • DUI

Community Service spots are limited and on a first-come first-served basis (no pre-registration though you may keep track of your hours through VolunteerMatch).

We require a minimum of 24 business hours from your final hour of service to finalize and return your verified service log to you.

Without us, much of North Fulton wouldn't recycle. North Fulton needs your help!

Guide customers to the correct bin for their recyclables, assist in collecting donations, sort incoming recyclables, and bale cardboard and plastics so that our materials are ready to be recycled into new products.

Dress: Please dress in comfortable protective clothes for that day's weather conditions and ensure that you have closed-toe shoes. You will be outdoors for the duration of this opportunity and working in close proximity to heavy items, motor vehicles, and machinery. We want you to be comfortable and safe!

COVID-19 Precautions: All community service workers will be outdoors, wearing masks if not fully vaccinated, and adhering to social distancing guidelines. Hand sanitizer will also be available. Community Service Workers are required to abide by these rules during this service opportunity.

Age restrictions: You must be at least 18 years old.

HOURS OF OPERATION

MONDAY-SATURDAY: 9AM-5PM (Note: on Wednesdays, we are closed to the public, but we welcome those completing community service!)
SUNDAY: CLOSED

COMMUNITY SERVICE SHIFTS

9AM-1PM* and 1PM-5PM*

*While we are flexible, please plan on serving a minimum of 4 hours at a time with us each time you arrive. Community Service spots are limited and on a first-come basis.

We are closed on: New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas

Inclement Weather Policy: We are closed when Fulton County Schools are closed for inclement weather. Please also bring your own clearly-marked water bottle.

If you have questions about this opportunity, please contact us at csw@knfb.org, or call us at 770-551-7766.

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About Keep North Fulton Beautiful

Location:

470 Morgan Falls Rd., Sandy Springs, GA 30350, US

Mission Statement

Keep North Fulton Beautiful is an environmental non-profit that provides education and conservation programs to the communities of Johns Creek and Sandy Springs. Our mission is to educate influence and activate our community in the beautification, conservation and preservation of our environment.

Description

We have served our community since our formation as a 501(c)3 non-profit organization in 1984, and as an affiliate of Keep America Beautiful, we share the vision of making our communities cleaner and more beautiful places to live, work, and play.

We operate the Sandy Springs Recycling Center on Morgan Falls Rd, and do business as " Keep Sandy Springs Beautiful" and " Keep Johns Creek Beautiful."

Our primary focus areas are litter prevention, beautification, waste reduction, water conservation, and environmental education.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Environment
Community, Environment

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Atlanta, GA 30350

(33.99007,-84.34369)
 

SKILLS

  • Environmental Policy
  • Environmental Education

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Please plan to serve at least 4 hours each time you visit.
  • Please visit this link to download and complete this paperwork prior to your first day. https://img1.wsimg.com/blobby/go/ec253ff3-01ea-4276-a817-845dcdb0fd41/downloads/04%20-%20CSW%20COMPLETE%20KIT%202021.pdf?ver=1624038697431

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