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Johns Creek Household Hazardous Waste Event Volunteer

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Keep North Fulton Beautiful

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We need your help at our Johns Creek Household Hazardous Waste Event! Hundreds of Johns Creek residents are bringing their paint and household chemicals for safe disposal at our drive-thru event. We need your help opening, closing, and running it while a professional Haz-Mat team safely collects the incoming paint and household hazardous materials.

This event will go on rain or shine and is 100% outdoors

Your help is what makes this event happen, which in turn keeps hazardous chemicals out of the North Fulton groundwater, flora, and fauna! Set up and take down the event, place traffic cones and signs, set up/ take down entrance and exit tents, check participant registration, troubleshoot, run errands from one part of the event to the other, assist with traffic flow, and break down cardboard.

There are two service shifts: Opening and Closing. Opening volunteers will help with event set up and flow; closing volunteers will take over the duties from opening volunteers to continue to keep the event flowing and assist with event break down.

Opening volunteers 7:30am-10:30am Closing Volunteers: 10:30am-1:30pm

Age Requirements: Solo volunteers must be 18 or older . 17-year-olds must have a guardian sign their liability waiver in order to volunteer solo. 15 and 16-year-olds must have a guardian sign their liability form AND ALSO participate in the event as a both the minor’s chaperone and an event volunteer themselves. Minimum volunteer age is 15 .

Court-Ordered Volunteers: This volunteer opportunity is eligible for court-ordered community service hours, however you must be pre-approved to be eligible. Call 770-551-7766 or email programs@knfb.org by 12pm, November 5th to ensure your eligibility.

Volunteers should be able to:

  • Wear a mask for the duration of the event if they are unvaccinated.
  • Be outdoors, rain or shine
  • Stand for long periods of time *If you use a wheelchair or other assistive device, please let us know. We can absolutely accommodate your needs in many of our event volunteer roles.
  • Grip, bend, touch, and lift repeatedly
  • Uphold your role’s responsibilities independently or in a small team.
  • Communicate with others: community members, fellow volunteers, and KNFB staff about any issues or emergencies that arise.

Ready to volunteer?

  1. Sign up!
  2. Download the Youth Liability Waiver (sent through email) if the volunteer is a minor.
  3. Send the completed Youth Liability Waiver to programs@knfb.org or bring it on the day.
  4. We will be in touch with you soon with parking instructions and further details.

2 Shifts

  • Sat Nov 06, 2021 - 07:30 AM to 10:30 AM - Spots available: 10+
    Opening Volunteer
  • Sat Nov 06, 2021 - 10:30 AM to 01:30 PM - Spots available: 10+
    Closing Volunteer
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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.

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WHEN

Sat Nov 06, 2021
07:30 AM - 01:30 PM
This opportunity has 2 shifts

WHERE

11360 Lakefield DriveJohns CreekJohns Creek, GA 30097

(34.06061,-84.16915)
 

SKILLS

  • Habitat Restoration
  • Environmental Policy
  • Environmental Education
  • Gardening
  • Environmental Science
  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 15
  • Court-Ordered Volunteers: Call 770-551-7766 or email programs@knfb.org by 12pm, November 5th to ensure eligibility

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