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Plant a Tree ($1 a Tree)

Brightest (Climate)

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Trees are the most efficient, natural carbon dioxide (CO2) absorbers on the planet. Planting a tree helps limit climate change, restart water cycles, keep deserts from spreading, and also provides vital natural resources to local communities. Every time you plant a tree on Brightest, you're making the world a little better (and more carbon neutral), while offsetting your personal carbon footprint. Each tree you plant offsets approximately 1% of a metric ton (MT) of CO2 each year. Healthy, protected trees live to be 50, 75, and often 100+ years old, making them one of nature's most important ecosystem protectors and climate change fighters. For easy reference, planting four to five new trees is equal to taking one car off the road for a year and neutralizing all its emissions and carbon footprint. By supporting this Brightest tree planting project, you'll help protect forest biodiversity, restore degraded land, fight climate change, and promote local economic development in front-line communities. Our partners work with local conservation groups, farmers, and tree planters in Brazil, California, Haiti, Peru, Madagascar, Mozambique, and Tanzania to establish sustainable agroforestry systems using native tree species, create good-paying green jobs, and help protect the local environment. Trees planted through Brightest are planted in partnership with The Brightest Foundation Incorporated, a US 501 (c)(3) public charity, EIN 83-3516335, alongside our local reforestation partner network. Any contribution you make to plant trees with us is tax-deductible within the guidelines of U.S. law.

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Amazônia, Codajás

Weekend Volunteering At Miami Children's Museum-great For Students

Miami Children's Museum

Flexible times

Miami Children’s Museum is dedicated to enriching the lives of all children by fostering a love of learning through play and enabling children to realize their highest potential. For this reason, we are looking for energetic individuals to assist the team during the summer. This is an excellent opportunity to gain experience in the museum. You will have the opportunity to learn the ins and outs of the daily operation of the museum as you interact with our visitors. Volunteers are responsible for maintaining outstanding customer service at all times, and ensuring our visitors have the best experience possible.Some of the duties as a volunteer may include:Maintaining exhibit floor upkeepAssisting museum educators with drop-ins while engaging guests and encouraging them to participate and have funInforming the team if any electronics or exhibit props may need to be fixed or replacedAssisting tour guides with guided toursAssisting the studio artist in setting-up and preparing materials for art projectsChecking-in guests for birthday partiesAssisting hosts with party room set-up and clean-upThis is a great opportunity for any high school or college students in need of community service hours.Minimum age is 16 years oldMust attend orientationMandatory background check, drug screening, and fingerprinting for anyone over 18 years old. No exceptions.

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980 MacArthur Causeway
Miami, Florida 33132

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