Volunteer with Us!
Cool Davis wouldn’t exist without volunteers. Their work has delivered five spectacular festivals, engaged thousands of Davis residents in cutting emissions, and led Davis to be declared California’s ‘Coolest City.’
As we move forward we have even more ambitious plans to engage our entire community! So if you have just a few hours a month or a few hours a week, please take a look at what you can do and sign up! Read about all the possibilities for action here and then fill out the volunteer form below to volunteer and start the ball rolling.
Cool Davis volunteer opportunities
- Cool Homes Ambassador (Outreach to new households)
- Coalition and Partner Outreach
- Communications (writing, social media, video)
- Data & Tech Management
- Fundraising and Community Relations
Attend a volunteer orientation.
These are held every month on the Second Saturday or Fourth Thursday from 6:30pm-7:30pm at the Cool Davis office. Check our calendar for this months training. Following a general orientation, a short half hour is reserved for specialized orientations from 7:30pm-8:00pm.
Cool Homes Ambassadors
Help reach out to new households by tabling at the Farmers Market, and at other locations and events. Receive special training and provide support for households, deliver neighborhood workshops and families making change. Get involved in educational programs and providing resources for specific household actions to support our network of of Cool Homes. Do you have special expertise to share? Become a mentor or trainer for our Ambassadors.
Coalition and Partner Outreach
The Cool Davis Coalition is 80+ partners and growing strong. Cool Davis’s goal is that every organization in the City of Davis become a Cool Davis partner. Help with the outreach, convening and hospitality for quarterly Coalition meetings. Join our Partner coalition and partner outreach team and help us reach our goals!
Our communications team is made up of writers, editors, web assistants, social media specialists, and content managers who give a little of their precious time each week or month. We are always looking for additional members. Our team is in need of talented and dynamic folks willing to learn and able to commit to helping implement a cohesive communications presence.
Data & Tech Management
On the path to carbon neutrality its important to measure what we accomplish. Whether its donations, volunteer hours, household actions or organization data — keeping us connected with the best information about our results is critical to our success. Data wranglers and data analysis are important roles that you can play in the Cool Davis team. Be the data person for a campaign task force or coalition working group. Data helps us do good planning and make sure our households have the latest up-to-date information to make change.
Fundraising and Community Relations
Work with members of the Cool Davis board of directors on fundraising, sponsorship and community relations. Reach out to individuals and businesses to build support for Cool Davis events, programs and the One Cool City Campaign.
VOLUNTEER NEWS AND PROFILES
Cool Davis Communications Looking for Talent
April 4, 2016 The Cool Davis Communications Team is searching for talented and enthusiastic volunteers and/or interns to dedicate about 10 hours per month (or 2 hours a week). Contact Leslie Crenna at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or to get on board.