Support Food Scraps Drop-off in Elysian Valley

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LA Compost

Quick Overview

Want to support the growing compost community in LA? Volunteer at our Sunday Food Scraps Drop-off event in Elysian Valley. Volunteers will engage with community members as they drop off materials, and guide them through drop off procedures.

Impact

You will help LA Compost collect food scraps from over 200 unique households diverting their food waste.



Will be trained and briefed on-site the day of.

Engage with community members as they drop off materials, guide them through new procedures if they are unfamiliar, and monitor for contamination.

Answer questions about compost sales if they arise.

Our team member(s) will be onsite throughout the day. Volunteers should be prepared to be standing up for most of the time, however, sitting will be available. No prior composting experience is necessary.

Roles and Responsibilities

Engage with community members as they drop off materials, guide them through new procedures if they are unfamiliar, and monitor for contamination.

Answer questions about compost sales if they arise.



Requirements

Comfort standing and remaining moderately active throughout the vent.

Accessibility

Moderate physical activity.

No bathrooms available onsite, we can direct you to a nearby business to take a break.

All volunteers participating in this volunteer opportunity should adhere to the health and safety guidelines outlined here: http://www.laworks.com/health-and-safety



By clicking "Sign Up" I acknowledge that I am aware and understand that I am being referred to Activities that are coordinated and managed by a third party Agency or Organization and that L.A. Works has no jurisdiction, control, or oversight over these Activities. The Activities may be inherently dangerous and may expose me to a variety of foreseen and unforeseen hazards and risks including exposure to Coronavirus Disease 2019 ("COVID-19"). The Activities may involve a degree of contact with clients who need assistance and other volunteers who may be carriers of COVID-19 and that personal protective equipment may not be available for my use and/or effective against preventing transmission of COVID-19 whether as a result of my own actions or otherwise.

By clicking "Sign Up," I acknowledge that I am voluntarily participating in the Activities and have considered those risks. I hereby expressly and specifically assume such risks, including any and all risk of injury, illness, harm, or loss that I may incur as a result of my participation in the Activities. I hereby fully and forever release and discharge L.A. Works from, and expressly waive, any and all liability, claims, and demands of whatever kind or nature, either in law or in equity, that may arise from my participation in the Activities.





10 Shifts
Available spots are approximations

Some shifts have expired
  • Sun Jan 30, 2022 - 09:50 AM to 02:15 PM - Spots available: 1
    Los Angeles CA 90039 US
  • Sun Feb 06, 2022 - 09:50 AM to 02:15 PM - Spots available: 1
    Los Angeles CA 90039 US
  • Sun Feb 13, 2022 - 09:50 AM to 02:15 PM - Spots available: 1
    Los Angeles CA 90039 US
  • Sun Feb 20, 2022 - 09:50 AM to 02:15 PM - Spots available: 1
    Los Angeles CA 90039 US
  • Sun Feb 27, 2022 - 09:50 AM to 02:15 PM - Spots available: 1
    Los Angeles CA 90039 US
  • Sun Jan 23, 2022 - 09:50 AM to 02:15 PM - Spots available: 1
    Los Angeles CA 90039 US
  • Sun Jan 23, 2022 - 09:50 AM to 02:15 PM - Spots available: 1
    Los Angeles CA 90039 US
  • Sun Jan 16, 2022 - 09:50 AM to 02:15 PM - Spots available: 1
    Los Angeles CA 90039 US
  • Sun Jan 09, 2022 - 09:50 AM to 02:15 PM - Spots available: 1
    Los Angeles CA 90039 US
  • Sun Jan 09, 2022 - 09:50 AM to 02:15 PM - Spots available: 1
    Los Angeles CA 90039 US
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About LA Compost

Location:

221 W Avenue 45, Los Angeles, CA 90065, US

Mission Statement

We work to restore lost connections to the soil and one another.

Description

AT A COMPOST HUB

Is turning and sifting a compost pile calling your name? You can help make the composting magic happen by helping to maintain one of our compost hubs through out LA.

Mild to moderate physical activities. Yes, you'll get a little dirty.

No prior experience necessary.

Opportunities across the city, multiple times a week.

AT A FARMERS' MARKET

Engage with community members as they drop off materials, guide them through new procedures if they are unfamiliar, and monitor for contamination. Answer questions about compost sales if they arise. Will be trained and briefed on site the day of.

Our team member will be onsite to moving filled bins and attending to other tasks. Our compost community has done an excellent job so far of respecting space, wearing masks, and staying safe. Volunteers should be prepared to be standing up for the majority of the time, however sitting will be available.

No prior compost experience is necessary.

Environment

WHEN

Sun Jan 09, 2022 - Sun Feb 27, 2022
09:50 AM - 02:15 PM
This opportunity has 10 shifts

WHERE

Los Angeles, CA 90039

(34.11034,-118.25851)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

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REQUIREMENTS

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