Keep Duluth Clean – Volunteers Needed!

In an effort to Keep Duluth Clean, this initiative strives to promote community-motivated cleanup events and work to minimize illegal dumping, littering, and mishandling of Duluth’s ecosystem services. KDC is looking to recruit a committee of volunteers to work together to develop a strategic plan that fosters the growth of the initiative, increased awareness and education, and above all, Keeping Duluth Clean. If you are interested in becoming a committee member visit to apply.

Committee Roles & Descriptions

Communication Specialist

  • Establish and maintain social media platform
  • Work with local media to cover KDC events and volunteer recruitment
  • Create recruitment materials for disbursement
  • Determine best practices for event communications
  • Maintain contact list for community partners and incentive awardees
  • Take photos and establish an effective method for collection of media from volunteers
  • Create videos and other forms of media that highlights KDC events/event planning
  • Attend biweekly or monthly committee meetings.

Fundraising Coordinator

  • Develop a short and long-range fundraising plan for the program.
  • Create and maintain a list of potential funding sources (i.e. grants, in-kind, donations)
  • Research similar programs and identify potential fundraising strategies.
  • Identify and secure volunteer incentives (ie. gift cards/donations)
  • Create and maintain KDC annual budget and prepare biweekly updates.
  • Attend biweekly or monthly committee meetings

Community Outreach Coordinator

  • Maintain a calendar of outreach activities, including community events, workshops, and other public appearances.
  • Prepare an annual budget for outreach activities
  • Nurture new and old relationships with collaborative partners
  • Establish a volunteer recruitment framework/plan.
  • Identify ‘x amount’ neighborhood champions and develop recruitment strategies.
  • Maintain a calendar for coordination of Neighborhood Champions – monthly
  • Attend biweekly or monthly committee meetings.

Events Coordinator

  • Maintain a calendar of at least 10 cleanup events
  • Plan and execute event day logistics
  • Conduct a survey of a sample of past volunteers
  • Research similar programs or events
  • Design an event calendar and planning framework to be used and/or adjusted in the future
  • Act as point person for each KDC clean-up event and attend biweekly or monthly committee meetings

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