Garnet and Gold Goes Green Coordinator

Garnet and Gold Goes Green (G4 or GGGG) is a game day recycling program that provides fans the opportunity to recycle their beverage containers with the intention of decreasing the large amounts of litter surrounding Doak Campbell stadium. G4 volunteers act as the friendly face of recycling to the thousands of fans who attend FSU football games each year. Participants arrive at the stadium 2.5 hours before the start of the game and stay briefly after kickoff. Volunteers are rewarded with food, a G4 tank top, and service hours that can be counted toward ServScript.

G4 Coordinator Details:

  • Recruit FSU students about volunteer opportunities for each FSU home football game and corresponding G4 events
  • Seek innovative ways to recruit student volunteers as well as ways to encourage tailgaters to recycle
  • Maintain professional working-relationships between Athletics, Sustainable Campus, and FSU food distributor
  • Organize each G4 event, gathering 20-40 volunteers each game day
  • Organize game day including; tent set-up, pick up food, volunteer coordination, clean up, and volunteer follow-up
  • Coordinate the collection of recyclables from spectators during FSU home football games
  • Support new programming of G4 at FSU designated basketball games
  • Keep a roster of the inflow of students and faculty who volunteer
  • Deliver marketing posters, update social media outlets
  • Organize and support recycling at Dance Marathon in late February
  • Organize and support recycling at Relay for Life in mid-April

Desired Qualifications:

  • Must have volunteered with G4 in the past
  • Understanding of recycling on FSU’s campus
  • Enthusiasm and passion for environmental and social sustainability
  • Ability to multi-task and meet critical deadlines
  • Self-motivation, ability to work independently, and accept constructive feedback
  • Strong communication skills and attention to detail
  • Comfortable talking to large groups and presenting in front of classes or at events about sustainability related issues
  • Strong computer skills and ability to use Google Drive, calendar, Outlook, and Microsoft application
  • Basic knowledge of social media and how to use it

If this sounds like you, please send a two paragraph statement of interest and your resume to Sustainable Campus Program Coordinator, Jamie Valentine, at jlvalentine@fsu.edu.

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