Better Ground Ambassador - King County, WA

Published

05/14/2018

Time Commitment

A few hours per month

Duration

Long-Term (6 months-1 year)

Address

King Conservation District
1107 SW Grady Way
Suite 130
Seattle
WA
98057
United States

Description

Do you enjoy talking with people? Are you interested in environmental topics? Would you have fun going to events like the Northwest Flower & Garden Show or local Farmers Markets?

Help the King Conservation District spread the word about our programs and services by volunteering as a Better Ground Ambassador.

Gain valuable outreach experience and increase your awareness of environmental topics, while spreading the message about KCD programs and services at exciting events.


Position Overview

  • Represent KCD at events including the Northwest Flower & Garden Festival, CHOMP!, King County Farmers Markets, Vashon Sheepdog Classic, KCD Native Bareroot Plant Sale, and more!
  • Package and prepare materials for upcoming KCD events, including making copies, editing materials, setting up “mock” table layout, and staging materials for pick-up.
  • Optional - take photos/videos at KCD events

Benefits

  • Free admission to the NW Flower & Garden Festival, King County Fair, CHOMP, Vashon Sheepdog Classic, and many other events!
  • Earn free KCD gear (based on hours volunteered annually).
  • Network with environmental professionals from a variety of areas.
  • Experience interacting with groups/individuals in an outreach capacity.
  • Experience designing and setting up table displays with outreach materials.
  • Receive recognition at KCD Annual Volunteer Awards BBQ.

Desired Experience/Skills

  • Willingness to learn about KCD programs and services.
  • Comfortable talking to people from a wide range of groups and backgrounds.
  • Ability to stand at a table or sit in a folding chair for 3-4 hour events.
  • Ability to lift up to 20 lbs. to set up and tear down outreach table and materials.
  • Ability to commit to volunteering at a minimum of 3 events per year.

Schedule

  • Volunteers are requested to attend at least 3 events per year.
  • Possible events:
  • Northwest Flower & Garden Festival
  • Vashon Sheepdog Classic
  • CHOMP!
  • Farmers Markets
  • KCD Native Bareroot Plant Sale
  • and more!


Questions? Email mark.dostal@kingcd.org or call 425-282-1955

Benefits

  • Training Provided

Benefits

  • Groups
  • Families
  • International Volunteers

How To Apply

mark.dostal@kingcd.org

Information Session: Thursday, June 7th from 6-7pm, register at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/better-ground-ambassadors-orientation-tickets-46028308911


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