Sustainability Fair Volunteers

Sustainability Fair 2019 Volunteers

The second Sustainability Fair will be held at and in partnership with Retzer Nature Center on Saturday, August 24, from 9:30 am to 2:30 pm.

The fair, an initiative of the Waukesha County Green Team, will include interactive exhibits, expert presentations and guided activities for children and adults that celebrate environmental sustainability and show how it can be approachable and fun!

We need lots of volunteers to help make this happen! Check out the slots below. If you have questions, please email us at [email protected]

Please note that this is an outdoor event.  Surfaces are paved, mulched and grass.  All volunteers will wear a provided neon yellow safety vest.

Date: 08/24/2019 (Sat.)

Created by:   Joanna Salinas
 
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Available Slot Date (mm/dd/yyyy) Location Time (CDT)

Volunteer Coordinator

Oversee all volunteer activities and responsibilities. Greet and check-in volunteers at beginning of shift. Be available for backup, manage any duty changes, respond to questions. Will meet with Fair planning committee prior to event.

08/24/2019 (Sat) Retzer Nature Center Waukesha 
7:30am - 10:00am   
Retzer Nature Center, Waukesha 
10:00am - 12:30pm   
Cheryl White
12:30pm - 3:00pm   
Shannon O'Hara
I haven't worked with y'all before, but I'm the volunteer coordinator at my workplace and have done the position at non-profit conventions as well.

Parking Attendants

Direct traffic to one of five different designated parking areas. Make sure parking orderly and efficient use of space especially in mowed field. Use walkie talkies to keep track of space availability. Be knowledgeable of Fair Grounds layouts.

08/24/2019 (Sat) Retzer Nature Center, Waukesha 
7:30am - 10:00am (4)  
All slots filled
Dave Zemanovic (2)
Dianne Wilke-Zemanovic
Calvin Gander (2)
10:00am - 12:30pm (4)  
2 of 4 slots filled
Marge Wappler
Will Dahm
12:30pm - 3:00pm (4)  

Exhibitor Attendants

Help exhibitors during setup and tear down; may require helping to carry their booth materials to and from assigned booth space. Walk grounds and check on exhibitors to see if they need anything. Distributes exhibitor surveys.

08/24/2019 (Sat) Retzer Nature Center, Waukesha 
7:30am - 10:00am (3)  
All slots filled
Alice Lundstrom
Have wagons, carts, dollies
John Titchenal
Kathy Williams
10:00am - 12:30pm (3)  
2 of 3 slots filled
Beth Pfotenhauer
Jeanne Sima Sima
12:30pm - 3:00pm (3)  
1 of 3 slots filled
Amy Baisden

Help Desk/Check-In

Check in Exhibitors/Food Vendors and provide their booth assignment. Answers questions from guests and exhibitors. Collect Exhibitor Surveys towards end of Fair.

08/24/2019 (Sat) Retzer Nature Center, Waukesha 
7:30am - 10:00am (2)  
All slots filled
Jackie Valde
Jackie valde A Better Delafield
Mary Ellen Comp
10:00am - 12:30pm (2)  
All slots filled
Forest Wendt
or where I am needed
Mary Ellen Comp
12:30pm - 3:00pm (2)  
1 of 2 slots filled
Stephanie Borkowski

Zero Waste Trail

Volunteer on the Zero Waste Trail! Play a recycling game, snap photos, or read a story!

08/24/2019 (Sat) Retzer Nature Center 
9:30am - 11:30am (3)  
All slots filled
Jen Heidenreich (2)
LIndsay Holsen
11:30am - 1:30pm (3)  
1:30pm - 3:00pm (3)  

Compost Recycling Monitor

Make sure people are putting their unwanted items into the correct receptacles: compost/recycling/trash receptacles. Be prepared to explain why something is sorted in a particular way. Zero Waste committee members will review with monitors prior to fair.

08/24/2019 (Sat) Retzer Nature Center 
8:30am - 9:30am (4)  
All slots filled
Erin Janiszewski
Amy Franczak
Ruth O'Donnell
Sammie Abts
9:30am - 10:30am (4)  
All slots filled
Jim Comp
Jim Comp
Stephanie Borkowski
Amy Buttner
I will have my 9 and 6 year old along to help.
Jaden Prom
10:30am - 11:30am (4)  
All slots filled
Jackie Valde
Ruth O'Donnell
Nick Schoenauer
Parker Wolf
11:30am - 12:30pm (4)  
3 of 4 slots filled
Deogratias Kayumba
I am an enviromentalist and I voluteered in enevironemntal and sanitation programs in Milwaukee Clark Sauare through Journey House
Jen Heidenreich (2)
12:30pm - 1:30pm (4)  
2 of 4 slots filled
Jordan Levene
Shafiq Kassees
1:30pm - 2:30pm (4)  
1 of 4 slots filled
Joanna Salinas
2:30pm - 3:30pm (4)  

Fair Floaters

Be knowledgeable of fair layout, exhibitors, scheduled activities. Focus is on helping fair attendees feel welcome and supporting them to make the best of their time. Monitor community survey stations and encourage attendees to complete.

08/24/2019 (Sat) Retzer Nature Center, Waukesha 
7:30am - 10:00am (2)  
All slots filled
Joe Meyer
Forest Wendt
Or where I am needed
10:00am - 12:30pm (2)  
All slots filled
John Titchenal
Michelle Mader
12:30pm - 3:00pm (2)  
All slots filled
John Titchenal
Deogratias Kayumba
I assisted in various recuitment events and volunteered at job fairs in Milwaukee under United Way, Fatherhood Summit and others as a fair floater

Announcer

Must be able to project their voice. Will use a megaphone or amp system to announce when activities and presenters are about to change/start. May need to walk around to where the masses are so everyone can hear.

08/24/2019 (Sat) Retzer Nature Center, Waukesha 
7:30am - 10:00am   
Janet Barthel
Janet is lead with Retzer
10:00am - 12:30pm   
Janet Barthel
Janet is lead with Retzer
12:30pm - 3:00pm   
Janet Barthel
Janet is lead with Retzer

Time Keeper for Presenters

Give presenters cues to get started and to wrap up. Help setup electronics. Be ready to find help to troubleshoot electronics. Helps as needed by presenter. This is an indoor position.

08/24/2019 (Sat) Retzer Nature Center 
9:30am - 11:30am   
Charlie Carr
11:30am - 1:30pm   
Jim Comp
Jim Comp
1:30pm - 3:00pm   
Beth Pfotenhauer

Compost Recycling Monitor Lead

Receptacle Coordinator Lead

08/24/2019 (Sat) Retzer Nature Center 
7:30am - 3:30pm   
Joanna Salinas

Presenter Coordinator Lead

Presenter Coordinator Lead

08/24/2019 (Sat) Retzer Nature Center 
7:30am - 3:30pm   
Laura Loucks

First Aid Lead

First Aid Lead

08/24/2019 (Sat) Retzer Nature Center 
7:30am - 3:30pm   
Nate Gianni

Volunteer Coordinator Lead

Volunteer Coordinator Lead

08/24/2019 (Sat) Retzer Nature Center 
7:30am - 3:30pm   
Sarah LaValliere

Parking Attendant Lead

Parking Attendant Lead

08/24/2019 (Sat) Retzer Nature Center 
7:30am - 3:30pm   
Courtney Long

Exhibitor Coordinator Lead

Exhibitor Coordinator Lead

08/24/2019 (Sat) Retzer Nature Center 
7:30am - 3:30pm   
Anthony Radej

Help Desk Coordinator Lead

Help Desk Coordinator Lead

08/24/2019 (Sat) Retzer Nature Center 
7:30am - 3:30pm   
Therese Arkenberg


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