Volunteer Opportunities

All the volunteer events and activities listed below are for registered Green Calgary volunteers. If something has caught your eye, please fill out an application HERE and you can volunteer with us too! 

Opportunities are now available for youth ages 14-17 (with guardian approval). Email lex@greencalgary.org for details!  

 

URGENT EVENT OPPORTUNITIES

 

ENMAX Green Workplace: Wednesday, May 9th – for all Green Calgary volunteers

Green Workplace is helping ENMAX Place staff ensure that they’re using their new recycling and composting program to its fullest. We need to volunteers to work with Green Workplace Team Lead, Alex Berthin, to stand by and monitor the waste stations at their cafeteria. Duties will include guiding employees to use the proper receptacle and answering various waste related questions.

When: Wednesday, May 9th, 11am-1:30pm

Where: ENMAX Place; 141 - 50 Ave SE

Shifts: 2x

Sign up: Contact alex@greencalgary.org to help out!

 

Green Season @ ATB WestSprings: Saturday, May 12th - for all Green Calgary volunteers

Rain barrels sales continue! This event will include education, a pop-up shop, and the rain barrel sale, all in one, as always! If you can help out, we'll be looking for help running rain barrels to cars, directing traffic, and helping people who have pre-purchased barrels.

When: Saturday, May 12th, 8am-12:30pm (event 8:30am-12pm)

Where: ATB WestSprings, 202 - 917 85th Street SW

Shifts: 7x

Sign up: Contact ghita@greencalgary.org to help out!

 

Energy Revolution Fair: Thursday, June 7th; Orientation: Wednesday, May 16th - for all Green Calgary volunteers

Come support youth in learning more about the renewable energy sector! We need volunteers to help set up, tear down and lead activities throughout the day. We need 16 volunteers for the event. Volunteers will need to attend a training orientation on Wednesday, May 16th at 6:00 PM.

When: Thursday, June 7th, 7:30am-4pm

Where: Municipal Plaza, 800 Macleod Trail SE

Positions: 16x

Shifts: 7:30am-12:30pm/12pm-4pm. Full day shifts available, Let me know if you are available for the entire day, or which shift you would prefer.

Sign up: Please contact Stephanie Aleksiuk at Green Calgary stephanie@greencalgary.org if you are interested in volunteering or have any questions.

 

New Opportunities

 

Green Season @ Mount Royal University: Saturday, May 26th - for all Green Calgary volunteers

Rain barrels sales continue! This event will include education, a pop-up shop, and the rain barrel sale, all in one, as always! If you can help out, we'll be looking for help running rain barrels to cars, directing traffic, and helping people who have pre-purchased barrels.

When: Saturday, May 26th, 8am-12:30pm (event 8:30am-12pm)

Where: Mount Royal University, 4825 Mt. Royal Gate SW

Shifts: 7x

Sign up: Contact ghita@greencalgary.org to help out!

 

Ongoing Opportunities

 

Green Season Postering: Various dates/times - for all Green Calgary volunteers

We need help putting up posters in small businesses for our Rain Barrel Sales. Thanks to those who have already helped out. The times will depend on schedules and we'll need people throughout the season. If you have some time during the day or late afternoon, please contact Ghita at ghita@greencalgary.org! Carpooling options are available. Thank you!

 

Orientations

Volunteer Orientation: Tuesday, May 15th – for new Green Calgary Volunteers

We’ve made it even easier to get into a volunteer orientation! Starting this year, the schedule for orientations will be more varied (afternoons, evenings, weekends), to help fit your busy life! If you haven’t been to a volunteer orientation and have just signed up as a volunteer, you’ll find this orientation quite helpful. This orientation will tell you who Green Calgary is, what we do, and what kinds of volunteer opportunities we have in the year to come. You can also bring friends or family members to get them into volunteering, too! Ages 14+ welcome. Refreshments provided. For more information, contact lex@greencalgary.org or visit the Eventbrite site.

When: Tuesday, May 15th – 4 to 5:30pm

Where: Green Calgary Office, #100, 301 – 14th Street NW

Sign Up: Register here.