Dakota County Environmental Resources

Green Squad - Event Waste Management Assistance - 6.20: Green Squad - Summer Solstice Party


General Description

Help Dakota County and eventgoers make this a low-waste event by helping sort waste into recycle, compost, and trash bins as well as educate eventgoers on how to properly dispose of their trash and help answer general event questions. All volunteers will receive a voucher to exchange for a meal from one of the event's food trucks as a special thank you. 



Thompson County Park

360 Butler Avenue East

West St. Paul, MN 55118

(Driving directions)



Thursday, June 20

Time: 5:30 - 9:30 p.m.


Duties & Responsibilities

  • Help with the event’s waste management
  • Be a friendly and welcoming face to our event goers
  • This opportunity will be outside, so dress accordingly


Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be 16 or older (if younger, you must be with an adult)
  • Approved Dakota County Recycling Ambassador


Minimum Time Commitment

Shifts are 4 hours


Activity Level

Mild - May include light work or walking short distances over relatively level terrain. Bending and lifting may be included. Comfortable shoes recommended. 


Contact Information

Garrett Zaffke | Community Relations and Volunteer Services Coordinator

Dakota County Communications

1590 Highway 55| Hastings, MN 55033

Direct: (651) 438-4635 | Fax: (651) 438-4405 | Email: garrett.zaffke@co.dakota.mn.us

Qualifications Required

  • Dakota County Recycling Ambassador Must be Yes