Dakota County Environmental Resources

Green Squad - Event Waste Management Assistance - 6.25 - 8.27: Green Squad - Music in the Park Series


General Description

Relax and enjoy some great music in the beautiful outdoors. 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.



Whitetail Woods Regional Park

17100 Station Trail

Farmington, MN 55044


2024​ performance dates

  • Tuesday, June 25, 5–7 p.m.
  • Tuesday, July 30, 5–7 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Aug. 27, 5–7 p.m.


Volunteer Time: 4:30 - 7:30 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 3 hours each 


Activity Level

Mild - May include light work or walking short distances over relatively level terrain. 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

Schedule Summary

This activity has the following schedule

Date Start Time End Time
Tuesday, July 30, 2024 4:30 PM 7:15 PM
Tuesday, August 27, 2024 4:30 PM 7:30 PM