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ACE Events and Volunteer Opportunities


Interested in volunteering with ACE on an ongoing basis? Then please take a moment to complete our volunteer application. The application enables us to collect information about your skills and interests so that we are better able the match you with our volunteer needs leading to a more fulfilling experience for all. We’ll send you notices about upcoming volunteer events and opportunities that might be a good fit. Please complete the application today!


VOLUNTEER:

Invasive Plant Pull

  Date and Time: Saturday, May 23, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  Location: Benjamin Banneker Park, 6620 N. 18th St., Arlington

Join ACE volunteers as we partner with Arlington County’s Remove Invasive Plant Program (RiP) to pull invasives and protect the trees and landscapes of our County Parks.  All supplies will be provided

  Sign up today!

 


COMMUNITY EVENT:

Arlington Solar Co-op Information Session

Solar  Date and Time: Wednesday, May 27th, 6:45 – 8:30 p.m.
  Location: Navy League Building: 2300 Wilson Blvd # 210, Arlington, VA 2220

About this workshop

This information session is designed for co-op participants that want to learn more about the co-op process and Arlington County residents interested in going solar as part of the group.

Representatives from EDGE Energy will be on hand to share background information about their company and to answer questions about solar components, the site visit, and proposal process.

Who should attend?
Homeowners, and their neighbors, who:

  • have joined the co-op and want to learn more about EDGE Energy, the solar installer, and the installation process.
  • are ready to go solar (or are on the verge) and want to learn more about the benefits of the co-op approach
  • are interested in joining a solar co-op

Participants will learn about:

  • how solar technology works
  • the benefits of going solar as a group
  • how a solar co-op works and the cost savings available to participants  by going through a single installer
  • the support available to guide homeowners through the process of going solar

This Arlington Solar Co-op is part of a local, grass roots effort organized by Arlingtonians for a Clean Environment (ACE), the Arlington Initiative to Rethink Energy (AIRE) and Virginia SUN (a program of Community Power Network), a local non-profit that helps communities go solar.

Sign up to attend today, and then invite your neighbors to do the same!


 COMMUNITY EVENT:

Recycling Task Force Meeting

DSC_0221  Date and Time: Thursday, June 4, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Location: Walter Reed Community Center, 2909 16th St S, Arlington, VA 22204

Interested in learning more about recycling in Arlington and contributing to community projects to improve recycling? This            group is working on developing projects to improve recycling in our community. We’ll also provide details about a new initiative to  support recycling at special events in Arlington in partnership with the Arlington County Solid Waste Bureau.

Sign up today!


 VOLUNTEER:

Summer Solstice Celebration

  Date and Time: Thursday, June 18th, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
  Location: Bluemont Park, 601 N. Manchester St., Arlington

Join ACE volunteers as celebrate the longest day of the year at Bluemont Park.  We will have  several service projects including:  Storm drain marking, Park and Street Cleanups, Invasive  Plant Pull.

  Sign up today!

 


ONGOING VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES


 Adopt-a-Street

adopt-a-streetPlease also consider getting involved with the Adopt-a-Street program through which you can help to keep your community clean by supporting litter control on a section of an Arlington Street. Learn more about how you can Adopt-a-Street through Arlington County.