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Community Compost Collection - Cooper Young Farmers Market

Next date is Saturday, December 22nd, 2018 from 8:00am to 1:00pm
Repeats weekly on Saturdays

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Positions2 Remaining
Registration OpensTill registration closes
Registration Closes12 hours before each shift ends or when space runs out.
Age Limit18 and up
Description
Help us collect community compost at the Cooper Young Community Farmers Market (CYCFM) each Saturday! We follow the market schedule, which is year-round from 9am-1pm each week. This volunteer role begins promptly at 9am.

This volunteer role is essentially a community outreach opportunity. We will set you up with a tent, table, chair, outreach materials, and two large bins for collecting compost. Ideally, we are looking for someone who can commit to multiple Saturdays. You must be 18 or older for this volunteer opportunity. 

Below is an outline of the detailed responsibilities. 

Responsibilities 
- Set up tent, table, outreach materials, and bins for collecting compost;
- Greet Compost Fairy members when they drop off their compost;
- Field general questions about the Compost Fairy (who we are, how to get involved, etc.);
- Provide new members with free buckets and educational materials for collecting compost;
- Encourage people to join the Compost Fairy and champion the benefits of composting;
- Stay at the Compost Fairy tent the entire duration of the market;
- Break down tent, table, and all materials at the end of the shift - a Compost Fairy representative meet you at 1pm to pick up all materials. 

To get a better sense of our set-up, check our our Facebook page photos: https://www.facebook.com/compostfairy/

There is some downtime during the shift, so feel free to bring a book, magazine, or even homework if you have it!

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Requirements
This position is outside, but we provide a tent. You must be okay with tabling outdoors. Must be friendly and approachable. No previous knowledge of composting is required; we can teach you everything that you need to know! An interest or passion for sustainability is preferred.
PerksWe will provide you with free buckets and educational materials so that you can participate in the Compost Fairy and begin composting at home! While at the market, you'll get to meet engaging community members who are committed to sustainable living practices. This is a great volunteer opportunity for a student looking to accumulate community service hours. You can commit to as many Saturday shifts as you desire, and there's some downtime that's conducive to reading/studying.
Parking DetailsUse parking lot next to the market on Walker Ave, or park nearby on the street.
CausesEnvironment
SkillsLearning/Education Planting and Gardening
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19 Positions Filled | 10 Impacts | 41 Hours

Location: The Compost Fairy is set up directly next to the Cooper Young recycling bins at the corner of Cooper and Walker., 1000 Cooper St, Memphis, TN 38104

Shifts and Dates

ShiftStartEndPositions 
Shift 1 9:00AM 1:00PM1/2Register
ShiftStartEndPositions 
Shift 1 9:00AM 1:00PM1/2Register