VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
We can build a healthier, more beautiful and sustainable planet, when everybody pitches in!  Join forces with others who are committed to a greener world.  There are a many ways to get involved!  You can help build a more sustainable community by volunteering as little as 2 hours!

COMMUNITY OUTREACH
Help staff the CGI table at community events. These volunteer opportunities require no prep and are limited to a few hours of your time. It's a great way to meet people and let them know about local environmental sustainability efforts.  There are several events throughout the year to choose from. Choose one to get started.

SUSTAINABLE LIVING SEMINARS
Join the team to help plan & organize the seminars at the Carmel Clay Public Library. This is a great way to raise environmental awareness, and requires 1-2 planning meetings prior to the event, plus the day of the event. There are 2 seminars in the spring and 2 in the fall.  Or just help out for a couple hours on the day of the seminar.

THE PROMISE PROJECT
The Promise Project is a youth-led program for kids.  It empowers Carmel youth to ask their leaders to keep their promise to protect the future for their generation. Youth are encouraged to get involved to make a difference.  Adults can volunteer to help mentor youth leaders.

EARTH HOUR AT CITY HALL
On a Saturday in March, the City of Carmel joins cities around the world to turn off the lights at City Hall.  By taking part in Earth Hour, the City of Carmel acknowledges its commitment to energy conservation and actions that benefit the planet. There are a couple ways to participate.

EARTH HOUR - EARTH DAY ART CONTEST
Carmel Green Initiative hosts an annual environmental art contest in collaboration with several community partners to raise awareness about energy conservation and earth stewardship through art. This community education initiative runs from October to May. There are several ways to participate from volunteering just a couple hours to helping plan the art contest.

DYNAMICS OF CLIMATE
Carmel Green Initiative offers a professional development workshop for middle and high school science teachers in June to give them lesson plans and activities for teaching about climate and climate change.  This is a 2 day workshop, usually in June.  There are several ways to get involved from volunteering just a couple hours during the workshop to helping plan the workshop.

LEND-A-BIN
Are you passionate about recycling? Lend-A-Bin is a free loan program of portable recycling bins to promote recycling at community events. This volunteer opportunity requires 1-2 hours a month year round.

WEBSITE & OTHER SOCIAL MEDIA.
Assist with website, facebook and twitter year round for an average of about 2 hours a month.

 

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