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Outreach Volunteer for Cobb County Water System [Training Provided]

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ORGANIZATION: Idealist.org

Recruiting Organization: Cobb County Water System's Communications and Education Division

Enjoy meeting new people? Have a passion for protecting the environment and sustainably using our water resources? Do you wish to serve the community by educating others? Our Outreach Volunteer Program may be a great match and we are seeking volunteers just like you! Basic training will be offered in-person or virtually. Applications are being accepted now through Monday, March 4, 2022.

Purpose

Our Outreach Volunteer Program provides water quality and pollution prevention education and training to local county residents, who then give back to the community by assisting with simple, hands-on programs at local community events. Our volunteers make a difference by helping community members understand the connection between their everyday behaviors and environmental health.

Training

This program offers 9 hours of training in the following core competencies:

  • Local Watersheds and Non-point Source Pollution Prevention
  • Water Systems and Water Quality
  • Household Hazardous Waste Reduction
  • Community Outreach and Education Tools
  • Indoor & Outdoor Conservation 101

The program also offers continued education opportunities including seminars and hands-on activities.

The 6 basic trainings will be held on Wednesdays from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM from March 15th, 2022 to April 26th, 2022.

Volunteer Application

If you are interested in becoming an outreach volunteer, complete the outreach volunteer application


Outreach Volunteer Opportunities

To become an Outreach Volunteer, you must complete the basic trainings, and commit to 20 hours of volunteer service the year after training. To maintain your status as an Outreach Volunteer, you must continue to fulfill the yearly commitment of 20 hours of service. Outreach Volunteers will have the opportunity to assist in a wide variety of settings such as festivals, fairs, festivals, and watershed programs. Examples of typical roles during these events include:

  • Greeting visitors
  • Leading visitors in educational activities and demonstrations
  • Assisting with the safe mobility of groups
  • Answering questions
  • Registering people for our newsletter
  • Setting up and breaking down displays
  • Distributing water-saving prizes and giveaways

For questions, please email waterefficiency@cobbcounty.org


COVID-19 Public Safety Protocols Trainings will be held primarily in-person, but special accommodations will be made to volunteers who request to attend virtually. The trainings will be conducted while following COVID-19 public safety protocols. Please see the answer to the next question for further details.

  • Equipment will be sanitized before, during, and after events.
  • In-person group sizes have been reduced.
  • Additional attendees or attendees who make a special request will be accommodated by being offered the opportunity to attend virtually.
  • Increased hygiene and handwashing will be encouraged before and during events.
  • Maintain mandatory physical distancing of at least 6 feet during the event whenever possible.
  • Masks will be required to be worn always by all participants, including the instructor.

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Fee Amount: None

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About Idealist.org

Location:

389 5th Ave, 9th Floor, New York, NY 11109, US

Mission Statement

To bridge the gap between intention and action in order to bring about social impact.

Description

Idealist is a leading online global resource for finding jobs in the nonprofit sector, as well as volunteer opportunities and graduate school programs for social impact.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Education & Literacy
Politics
Community, Education & Literacy, Politics

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

662 South Cobb DriveMarietta, GA 30008

(33.9025,-84.5841)
 

SKILLS

  • Public Advocacy

GOOD FOR

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REQUIREMENTS

  • WEEKDAYS, FEW_HOURS_MONTH

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