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Role: Recycling Coach volunteer
Organization: Saskatchewan Waste Reduction Council (SWRC)
Location: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Saskatchewan Waste Reduction Council (SWRC) is looking for volunteers to promote recycling and waste diversion opportunities in Saskatoon. We are searching for engaged community members to become Recycling Coaches. These superstars will inform their fellow citizens on the steps and actions that everyone can do to reduce the amount of garbage they are sending to the landfill.

You will learn about:

  • Recycling Right
  • Simple Composting
  • Household Hazardous Waste days
  • Province-wide recycling programs
  • Store take-back programs

After your training session you will be qualified to work with the Recycling Education Unit. This is a mobile teaching display that has interactive games and a wealth of informative materials. Volunteer shifts, free admission included, will be no more than 3 hours at a variety of public events; mostly Mar-Apr & Sep-Nov. A criminal record check with vulnerable sector will be required (at no cost to you).

To apply send a letter of interest with a brief description of yourself and how this volunteer opportunity appeals to you. Please email to for spring training.

Skills Required

- English language proficiency

- friendly & personable

- communications skills

- working with public

- working with children

Benefits to Volunteer

Free admission to all events (ex) Home Show Mar.20-22, GardenScape Mar.27-29

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Jan 30 2020    ID: 55879