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Opportunity Details

Zero Waste Community Outreach Volunteer

The Department of Public Works Zero Waste team is currently in need of volunteers to educate the public on the importance of proper waste disposal!
For this position, volunteers will be spending their time at waste sorting stations educating folks on putting their trash, recycling, and organics (food waste) in the correct bin. Sorting stations are primarily at events, beaches, and high tourist areas. Volunteers will also be offered the opportunity to organize community clean-ups and presentations.
This volunteer position is a great fit for a student majoring in Environmental Science or for people interested in environmental issues!
This is a year-round opportunity and offers flexible scheduling.

Please 'Express Interest' below and the Volunteer Initiative Program Coordinator will follow up with the next steps. Questions? Contact



Environment, Civic & Community
Visitors & Travelers, Other
Advocacy,Earth Day

Age Minimum (with Adult): 18+, Minimum Age:18+

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Express Interest

Volunteers needed through 11/30/2022
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Malia Yamashita

After expressing interest, the Opportunity Leader will contact you to confirm participation and provide directions for this opportunity.

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Contact the Volunteer Center

1740 17th Ave
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
Phone: 831-427-5070

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