U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon
National Mall, West Potomac Park
We are recruiting volunteers for the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon
2011. The event takes place on the National Mall, West Potomac Park in
Washington, D.C., and will be open to the public Sept. 23 – Oct 2.
The U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon challenges 20 collegiate teams
to design, build, and operate solar-powered houses that are cost-effective,
energy-efficient, and attractive. The winner of the competition is the team that
best blends affordability, consumer appeal, and design excellence with optimal
energy production and maximum efficiency. Open to the public free of charge,
the Solar Decathlon enables visitors to tour the houses, gather ideas to use in
their own homes, and learn how energy-saving features can help them save
We are recruiting greeters, docents, runners, solar experts, registration
assistants, special event and walking route assistants, and others. There is a job
Visit the Solar Decathlon web site to find out more about volunteering or to
The shift schedule will be announced early August and all registered volunteers
will be informed by email when shifts are ready for selection.
We hope you will join us!