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Volunteer to receive free admission to the Green Building International Conference & Expo

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Friday, October 17, 2014 - 8:00am
Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
900 Convention Center Blvd
70130 New Orleans , LA

The Greenbuild International Conference and Expo will be in New Orleans from October 22 to the 24th at the Morial Convention Center and they are looking for student volunteers who will receive free admission to the conference in exchange for eight hours of service.

Greenbuild is the premier event for sustainable building. Featuring three exhilarating days of uplifting speakers, unmatched networking opportunities, showcases, LEED workshops and tours of green buildings in New Orleans, Greenbuild offers a place for thousands to gather and renew their commitment to the green movement.

Why should you volunteer with U. S. Green Building Council for the Greenbuild Conference & Expo?

Greenbuild couldn't be as successful as it is without the efforts of the USGBC Volunteers who give their time and energy toward organizing and staffing the event.

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When: Opportunities are from October 17-25, 2014
Where: Morial Convention Center

In exchange for volunteering

Volutneers will receive free admission to the conference, which will provide exciting educational opportunities on the latest in the green building movement, and amazing networking opportunities for students and professionals. This includes access to the opening keynote, exhibit hall, education sessions, conference bag, credentials and the show program

  1. USGBC Volunteers must be a minimum of 18 years of age and full time student OR a young professional age 25 and under. When you check into the volunteer room, a fall 2014 schedule or a photo ID will be necessary depending on which qualification the volunteer is participating under. Full time student is 12 credits undergraduate, and nine credit graduate. 
  2. You must volunteer a minimum of eight hours
Not included in registration
Some events at Greenbuild are not included in full conference registration and are not included in the USGBC volunteer package. This includes:
  • Housing in the host city
  • LEED Workshops
  • Access to the Opening Reception of the Expo Hall
  • Green building tours (unless you are volunteering for a tour)
  • Greenbuild merchandise
  • Materials & Human Health Summit
  • Affordable Homes & Sustainable Communities Summit

Visit the USGBC Volunteer Facebook page for the latest updates and information!

All volunteers are eligible for a Women in Green Power Breakfast scholarship. Click here to apply. The application deadline is Tuesday, September 23.

The USGBC Volunteer Program is administered, managed and implemented by USGBC. For more information, contact Amber Kirtley.

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