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On April 18, 2014, thousands of people will converge on Georgia Tech's Atlanta campus for our 17th annual Earth Day Celebration.

It takes more than 200 volunteers to make the event a success!
There are 14 different activities to choose from. No prior experience is required. You can volunteer for one hour, all day, or anything in between. All volunteers receive a free Earth Day T-shirt. Help us make the 2014 Earth Day Celebration the biggest and best one yet!

Volunteer Check-In Location
Volunteer check-in is at the southeast corner of Tech Green, between the Skiles Building and the CULC:
Volunteer Check-In Location

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Volunteer Activity Descriptions
Activity What Will I Be Doing?
Deconstructed Maze Assist at one of four green trivia stations. As Earth Day participants complete each station, they will collect stamps that they can trade for an Earth Day T-shirt.
Green Games
The Green Games are interactive stations that people can participate in. Help make sure the activities run smoothly.
Mascot Assistant Help our mascots (Captain Planet, Reynard the Fox and Bag Monster) with the things they need during the event, such as getting water and lunch.
Earth Day Set Up Help set up tables and chairs for our 70 exhibitors, and put up directional signs.
Information Booth Answer questions and give visitors information to find their way around the Earth Day Celebration. You will have the resources you need such as a map and a list of events, locations and times.
Popcorn All of these spots have been filled.
Stage Assistant Help out with stage logistics, such as audio and stage set up for the bands, pick up lunches for the performers, and run other errands, as needed, for the stage manager.
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.
Electronics Recycling Assist people who are dropping off old electronics. Help to unload and sort donations, separate cables from computers, and stack CPUs.
Office Supply Exchange All of these spots have been filled.
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.
T-Shirt Distribution All of these spots have been filled.
Photographer If you have a camera and are willing to take pictures at the Earth Day Celebration, select this option. Our Marketing Coordinator will contact you with additional information.
No Preference At the Earth Day Celebration, 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.

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Additional Opportunities
Volunteer Check-In Assistant Volunteers are needed at volunteer check-in, to give out T-shirts and show volunteers where to go once they have checked in. Note: If you are interested in being a Volunteer Check-In Assistant, please contact Maria Linderoth, Earth Day Volunteer Coordinator, directly at maria.linderoth@facilities.gatech.edu.


GA Tech's Earth Day Celebration
Friday, April 18, 2014
(10am - 3pm)