Volunteers needed for Build it Green Home Tour
- If you can't volunteer you might want to go on the tour.
Alameda & Contra Costa Counties Green Home Tour
Volunteer for the third Build It Green Home Tour in Alameda & Contra
Costa Counties on
Sunday, June 1st, 2008.
There are many ways to help! Volunteer opportunities include:
Green Home Tour (~100 volunteers needed)
When and Where: Sunday, June 1st throughout Alameda and Contra
Shifts available: Morning or Afternoon. 4 1/2 hour shifts allow
time to visit other homes.
As a Tour Day volunteer you'll receive:
The official Green Home Tour organic cotton t-shirt
A special volunteer thank you gift
A FREE Green Home Tour guidebook with in-depth case studies of each
home which grants you access to any home on the tour
A special orientation dinner for you and the tour organizers the
week before the tour
FREE snacks on the day of the tour
Networking opportunities with green homeowners and building
A unique opportunity to experience green homes
and so much more...
Tour Day Responsibilities include:
Assist homeowners in preparing for tour guests (setup registration
table, signs, etc.)
Greet tour participants and verify all participants have a Tour
Ensure participants remove shoes or wear provided booties
Facilitate the flow of traffic in the home
Refrain guests from entering identified off limits areas
Assist homeowners in closing down (remove signs, pack up supplies,
Volunteer Participation Criteria:
Enjoy public education and interaction
Be able to commit to the full volunteer shift
Must attend one of the Volunteer Orientations. Dinner will be
Contra Costa County: Wednesday, May 28th 6:30-8:30pm at the City of
Walnut Creek City Hall.
Alameda County: Thursday, May 29th 6:30-8:30pm at Green Building in
Alameda County in Downtown Oakland.
Must be 16 years old. Volunteers under 16 must be accompanied by
Pre- and Post-tour Volunteer Opportunities (~10-15 volunteers needed)
We're also looking for volunteers to help in our Berkeley office Mon-
Fri before and after the Tour. Get a behind the scenes glimpse of
what goes into the production of the tour and help us with:
Preparing materials and supplies
Evaluating participant surveys, etc.
(We are located at 1434 University Ave. in Berkeley, 4 blocks from
North Berkeley BART)
Special Pre-tour Volunteer Opportunity (~5-10 volunteers needed)
We'll have an assembly line of volunteers helping us put together
boxes of supplies, gifts and tour day materials. It will be a fun
day and you'll help us accomplish a lot in just one afternoon!
Volunteers who help out on this day will get a guidebook good for
one admission to the Green Home Tour.
When: Saturday, May 17th from 1-5pm
Where: Build It Green, 1434 University Ave. Berkeley (4 blocks from
North Berkeley BART)
Volunteer Applications: If you are interested in volunteering,
please fill out a Volunteer Application which is available on our
website at http://www.builditgreen.org The volunteer application
deadline is Monday, May 19th. Please note on your registration form
which opportunities you are interested in. We'll do our best to
match you up with the shift and county of your choice. Details
regarding the mandatory Volunteer/Homeowner Orientation meeting will
be emailed to you upon receipt of your application.
Hope to see you there!
For more info please contact Katie at volunteer@... or
510-845-0472 ext 119
Can't volunteer? Purchase your guidebook at www.BuildItGreen.org to
experience the tour on your own.