Georgia Tech’s Earth Day Festival is one of the largest in the southeast. It takes the combined efforts of more than 200 volunteers to make the event a success. There are several different activities to choose from. No prior experience is required. The minimum commitment is one hour and all volunteers receive a free Earth Day T-shirt. Register by midnight on April 14th.

Volunteer at Georgia Tech's 22nd annual Earth Day Festival on Friday, April 17, 2020 at Tech Walkway!

Volunteer Check-in

Volunteer Activities

Activity Description
Booth Assistant Assist exhibitors as they arrive and set up. Help exhibitors carry display items to their assigned tables.
Clothing Swap Help out at the clothing swap with folding and hanging clothes.
Information Booth Answer questions and give visitors information to find their way around the Earth Day Festival. You will have the resources you need such as a map and a list of events, locations and times.
No Preference At the Earth Day Festival, there are always activities that need extra volunteers. If you are willing to help out wherever you are needed most, choose the "No Preference" option.
Office Supply Exchange Anyone with a BuzzCard is welcome to come into the office supply exchange area and take as many office supplies as they would like, for free. You will help set up the available office supplies neatly on the tables and check to make sure people who come in have their BuzzCard.
Popcorn Make popcorn (instructions will be provided) and give out free organic popcorn to Earth Day participants.
Shoot the Shoes "Shoot the Shoes" is a fun way to recycle old athletic shoes. People donate their shoes and can shoot them through a basketball hoop that will be set up at the event. Volunteers will assist people who are donating shoes, cheer them on as they "shoot the shoes", and keep a count of the donated shoes.
Sustainable World Wall The Sustainable World Wall is a 21 foot long, 7 foot high exhibit with a banner that reads “The world would be more sustainable if ...”  Encourage participants as the write their ideas on the banner.
T-Shirt Distribution Give out free T-shirts to people who have collected all four stamps for their Earth Day passport.
Hand Print House Host a pop-up student house that will showcase opportunities to leave positive environmental handprints in the way we interact with our homes.
Earth Day Setup Assist in laying out tables and chairs for booths among other general duties to ensure the event is ready.

For additional information, please contact: 
Sarah Neville, sarah.neville@sustain.gatech.edu

Emma Brodzik, emma.brodzik@facilities.gatech.edu