volunteer posting - group leader

By: Brier Published: 08/06/2020

Role title: Group Leader
Location: Across the country in all provinces and territories!
Duration: Continuous work for a minimum of at least 12 months
Hours: Approximately 2 hours a week, at times will be demanding, at other times less so.

N.B. This is a voluntary position for which Results Canada does not provide any compensation.

Results Canada combines the voices of our volunteers with strategic efforts to leverage millions of dollars for programs and improved policies that give the people living in the Global South, the health, education, and opportunity they need to thrive. We are a global movement of passionate citizens, committed to raising our voices for a world without extreme poverty. 

roles and responsibilities

  • Start and maintain a local group in your community or campus by recruiting members (a group should ideally have at a minimum 4 members) 
  • Organize monthly education & action meetings in sync with our monthly calls to action 
  • Take action alongside fellow group members on the current campaign
  • Coordinate the logistics of the group (meeting venue, email correspondence, follow up, etc.) 
  • Promote and raise awareness and invite individuals to join your group 
  • Manage, monitor and organize group activities (fundraisers, socials, etc.)
  • Report on the group’s members actions on a monthly basis 
  • Communicate regularly with Regional Leader for guidance and support 
  • Ensure sustainability of group by empowering others to take leadership within the group 
  • Take part in opportunities like webinars and logistic calls

This leadership role is a great opportunity for anyone who possesses organizational skills and wishes to use these skills in real life settings to create change in the world. You will also actively engage community members and gain experience working in the not-for-profit sector. You will build a close relationship with community members and a meaningful relationship with volunteers and staff. You will also receive recognition and references from Results Canada for your hard work and dedication. Most importantly, you will feel the satisfaction from making a difference. 

what we’re looking for

  • Someone passionate about ending poverty in the Global South and committed to lead by taking action to build the political will to end poverty
  • A “people person”, who is excellent at building relationships and who loves to inspire, develop and motivate others
  • Someone with excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Someone with exceptional time management and organizational skills 
  • Someone who is creative and is able to solve problems 

to apply

Fill out our online registration form. This is an active recruitment and positions will be filled on an ongoing basis. Do not delay and apply today! Due to the high volume of applications, only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

Results Canada is committed to diversity and equity around the globe and in our workplace. We welcome applications from: women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, persons of minority sexual orientation or gender identity, visible minorities, and others who may contribute to diversification and share our values. If you are invited to continue the selection process, please notify us as soon as possible of any particular adaptive measures you might require.