2013 Green Apple Day of Service Webcast Schedule:
Get all the information you’ll need to make your Green Apple Day of Service activity a success with our free 20-minute-or-less web trainings. Co-hosted by 2012 Project Captains, these webcasts will introduce you to project ideas, volunteer recruitment tips, fundraising ideas and more.
April 11, 2013: Green Apple Day of Service Kick-Off
Join us for the official kick off for Green Apple Day of Service 2013! Hear from the Green Apple team about our plans for making this year’s Day of Service the best yet, and how you can help.
April 25, 2013: Save Water
Learn how your Day of Service activities can save water. Find ways to use water more efficiently and teach your community about this precious resource. Join this webcast to learn about Day of Service project ideas such as replacing fixtures, collecting rainwater or creating signs reminding people about responsible water use.
May 8, 2013: Educate
You don’t have to get your hands dirty to play an important role on Green Apple Day of Service. Educational programs such as free workshops and seminars for students and tours of LEED certified buildings teach about the importance of school and campus improvements. Join this webcast to learn how teaching your community about green schools can be your act of service.
May 23, 2013: Indoor Improvements
Co-Hosts: Emily Riordan, Center for Green Schools & Melissa Vernon, Interface
There are plenty of projects you can take on inside your school on Day of Service. With the help of Interface, one of our Green Apple partners, this webcast will teach you how to improve the indoor environment at a school, including new flooring, classroom clean-ups, low-VOC paint jobs, lighting upgrades and more.
June 6, 2013: Take it Outside
Join us for our next training webcast on how to hold a Green Apple Day of Service project that takes place outside. Projects like planting trees or gardens, painting murals and installing rain barrels are all great ways to connect to outdoor spaces.
June 27, 2013: Conserve Energy
Are you thinking about leading a Green Apple Day of Service project that tackles energy efficiency? In this webcast we’ll discuss how to start projects such as energy-use assessments, lights-out campaigns, and more.
July 11, 2013: Waste Not
Whether you’re kicking off a recycling program, teaching students about composting, or encouraging your entire community to have a waste-free Saturday, join us for tips on how you can organize a successful waste-reduction event.
August 8, 2013: Volunteer Organizing
Wondering how you will get organized for Day of Service? Join the Green Apple Capacity Organizers and Organizing Captains for this webcast, to learn how to put together an effective project team, recruit volunteers for your event, and get your day in order before September 28th.
August 29, 2013: Media Training
Join us for our webcast on how to promote your efforts around the Day of Service to local and national media. Marisa Long and Mallory Shelter from USGBC’s communications team will discuss media and communications tips such as writing press releases and blogs, pitching the media and using social media to share your Green Apple Day of Service successes.
September 26, 2013: Prep Rally!
We’re really doing it! Tune into this live broadcast to hear about what kinds of projects will be taking place all over the world on September 28. Your community is part of a global movement to transform schools and campuses. Get connected and get energized before you kick off your own event!
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