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Power Down 2019

It’s Energy Week @Penn, and we’re reminding you to Power Down. Want some tips on Energy Reduction? Follow us @pennsustainability on Instagram

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returning students as they arrive on campus

Move-In Green

Move-In Green is Penn’s sustainability engagement program focusing on new and returning students as they arrive on campus. Volunteer student ambassadors provide educational outreach and hands-on recycling assistance during NSO.  

Apply to Join

Applications for Move-In Green 2019 are now open! The deadline to apply is March 31st. For questions about the Move-In Green program, email us at sustainability@upenn.edu

Program Responsibilities

Choosing to be a Move-In Green volunteer is a fun and interactive experience!  We look for energetic upperclassmen to help spread awareness of sustainability news and information for new and returning Penn students. Duties include staffing outreach tables at the Quad, Hill, and High Rises, talking with students about sustainability activities on campus, educating students about how to recycle and recycling locations, and assisting with hands-on recycling support in College Houses. Ideal candidates are motivated, responsible, with great interpersonal skills and a passion for all things environmental!

Volunteers are required to:

  • Attend a training session with other Move-In Green volunteers
  • Volunteer for sustainability outreach shifts during Move-In 

Volunteer benefits:

  • Free early move-in privileges for students living in college houses
  • Free dining dollars during NSO
  • A Move-In Green t-shirt
  • Leadership experience and opportunity to work with staff and students interested in sustainability on campus

Save the Dates (Tentative)

  • Sunday, August 18th: Early move-in for all volunteers
  • Monday, August 19th: Volunteer Training Session
  • Tuesday, August 20th - Wednesday, August 21st: Volunteer Outreach Shifts