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We need your help at our Johns Creek Household Hazardous Waste Event! Hundreds of Johns Creek residents are bringing their paint and household chemicals for safe disposal. We need your help opening, closing, and running the event while a professional Haz-Mat team safely collects the incoming paint and household hazardous materials.
Location: Johns Creek City Hall 11360 Lakefield Dr, Johns Creek, GA 30097
Description: Place traffic cones and signs, run errands from one part of the event to the other, set up entrance and exit tents, assist with traffic flow, check participant registration, and break down cardboard.
There are two service shifts: Opening and Closing. Opening volunteers will help with event set up and flow; closing volunteers will take over the duties from opening volunteers to continue to keep our event flowing and assist with event break down.
Opening volunteers 7:30am-10:30am
Closing Volunteers: 10:30am-1:30pm
Age Requirements: Solo volunteers must be 18 or older. 17-year-olds must have a guardian sign their liability waiver in order to volunteer solo. 15 and 16-year-olds must have a guardian sign their liability form AND ALSO participate in the event as a both the minor’s chaperone and an event volunteer themselves. Minimum volunteer age is 15.
Court-Ordered Volunteers: This volunteer opportunity is eligible for court-ordered community service hours, however you must be pre-approved to be eligible. Please call 770-551-7766 or email firstname.lastname@example.org by 12pm, November 5th to ensure your eligibility.
Volunteers should be able to:
Wear a mask for the duration of the event if they are unvaccinated.
Be outdoors, rain or shine (we will seek shelter if there is any lightning. Your safety is our top priority).
Stand for long periods of time *If you use a wheelchair or other assistive device, please let us know. We can absolutely accommodate your needs in many of our volunteer roles.
Grip, bend, touch, and lift repeatedly
Uphold your role’s responsibilities independently or in a small team.
Communicate with others: community members, fellow volunteers, and KNFB staff about any issues or emergencies that arise.
Ready to volunteer?
1. Sign up below!
2. Download the liability waiver.
3. Send your completed liability waiver to email@example.com or bring it on the day. Once you fill out the form below, we will be in touch with you soon with parking instructions and further details.
Though this is an outdoor event, all volunteers must wear a mask for the duration of the event if they are unvaccinated.
Minors (15-17-year-olds) must have their legal guardian sign the waiver in order to participate. 15 & 16-year-olds must also be accompanied by a chaperone the entire duration of the event in addition to signing the liability waiver.
The Sandy Springs Recycling Center is CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC on WEDNESDAYS
Wednesday is our processing day. Volunteers, vendors, and Community Service Workers are welcome on Wednesdays; however, we are closed to the public
PLASTIC BAGS NO LONGER ACCEPTED Return bags, films, and wraps to retailers for recycling. Plan to carry a reusable bag with you whenever you shop to reduce single-use plastic bags
Please see our News & Events page for details on both of these decisions.