Drop, Swap & Shop | April 14th, 2019
Position: Drop Swap and Shop Event Support
Location: Downtown Toronto, Don River Valley, Ontario
Application Deadline: April 9th, 2019
Start date/term of position: Varied, 4-hour shift
For Earth Day 2019, Evergreen is hosting its popular bi-annual Drop, Swap, & Shop event! This event encourages visitors to question their consumption footprint and look for more sustainable purchasing choices. We help visitors walk the walk, not just talk the talk. At our last event, we received over 5000 items, of which over 90% were given a new home and the remaining items were donated to local charities.
For this event, Torontonians are encouraged to donate no-longer-needed items from their home on intake days to receive "Swap Tickets". On Sunday April 14th, they will have the opportunity to use their tickets to pick-up one-of-a-kind items from our "Swap Mall". By doing this, they are helping to contribute to the sharing economy, connecting with community, and reducing the amount of goods that end-up in a landfill. Sign up now to be the first to know about volunteer roles!
This event aims to inspire Torontonians to:
What you bring:
When & where:
The event takes place on Sunday, April 14th, 2019 from 10am to 4pm at Evergreen Brick Works (EBW), 550 Bayview Ave. Shift times vary with positions. Full details will be available online when you sign up for a role. Volunteers will be able to sign up for shifts on the day of the event, or to help support with donation intake shifts and event set-up! Here is a quick overview of the dates/times where you can help:
Commitment: Volunteers are encouraged to commit to a minimum of 2 shifts, either on the day of, or leading up to the event (donation intake/set-up).
How we’ll support you: Volunteers are asked to attend an orientation at Evergreen Brick Works (550 Bayview Avenue) on Tuesday, April 9th from 6:00 pm to 8:00pm to learn more about Evergreen, the event and how they can help out. Support will be provided from staff and other lead volunteers during their shifts and throughout the event.
Perks: Volunteers will receive a swap ticket to claim your special treasure at the beginning of their shift. You’ll be part of a dynamic team of staff and volunteers working together to make this a super event. You can take pride in knowing that your support is helping to foster a culture of reducing, reusing, and recycling in Toronto.
Good to know: Evergreen runs a free shuttle bus from Broadview subway station, and the 28A Bayview South bus regularly stops at EBW on weekends. Volunteers can also cycle or walk to the Brick works. How to get here.
If this sounds like you: Click here to sign-up to join the Drop, Swap & Shop team! Click the "fill in an application" button. Once you've completed this, scroll to the bottom of the Drop Swap and Shop page and click "+Sign up". You'll receive emails about orientation details, and when volunteer roles have been posted so you don't miss out on your preferred shift!
Already an Evergreen Volunteer: Log into your volunteer account and sign up (under the "opportunities tab") to join the Drop, Swap & Shop team!
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Mar 6 2019 ID: 51893