volunteer posting - group leader

By: Results Canada Published: 24/09/2021

Role title: Group Leader
Number of openings:
Remote or in the location of your choice of the community you represent
12 month engagement
1-3 hours per 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.

Join our dedicated team of staff and volunteers and help put an end to extreme poverty.

Results Canada is a grassroots advocacy organization that believes in mobilizing everyday people to generate the political will to end extreme poverty. Learn more about us.

Under the direction of their respective volunteer Provincial Leader, each Group Leader is responsible for supporting and engaging Results Canada's volunteers to take action by organizing meetings and providing tools and assistance.


  • Start/maintain a local group in your community or campus by recruiting volunteers yourself and welcoming new volunteers recruited by the Public Engagement team (a group should ideally have at a minimum 4 volunteers)
  • Organize monthly Education & Action (E&A) meetings in the first 2 weeks of each month to discuss our monthly calls-to-action
  • Coordinate the logistics of the group (meeting venue, email correspondence, follow up, etc.)
  • Promote and raise awareness and invite individuals to join your group
  • Compile monthly reports on actions taken by your group volunteers and submit them to staff on a monthly basis
  • Communicate regularly with the Provincial Leader for guidance and support
  • Ensure happiness, wellbeing, and sustainability of group by encouraging others to take leadership within the group and by organizing social activities (in-person or virtual according to group members' preferences)
  • Take part in webinars, calls, online discussions and campaigns to take action
  • Lead by example by taking actions (political engagement, media letter-writing, etc.), alongside volunteers and in support of our campaigns
  • Promote volunteers to leadership positions within your group to build a strong team of co-leaders
  • Ensure the sustainability of your group by always having a leadership transition plan in case you need to step down


  • Passionate about ending poverty in low- and middle-income countries
  • Committed to lead by taking action on a monthly basis
  • Excellent at building relationships (even online!) and loves to inspire, develop, and motivate others
  • Self-motivated with an ability to prioritize and take initiative
  • Exceptional organizational skills
  • Good interpersonal and oral presentation skills – outgoing and problem-solver
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to go out of their comfort zone to create change
  • Available and able to respond in a timely manner (2-3 days)
  • Respect for diversity and commitment to creating an environment that values inclusiveness and respect
  • A sense of humour and generosity of spirit is essential


Our power lies in our people – especially our volunteers who are the unsung heroes. Group Leaders will benefit from being integral and essential to the  mission of Results Canada and a valued resource to build a network of dedicated volunteers. In addition to the close relationships with volunteers and staff, you will have the opportunity to learn from experienced global health experts and highly trained advocates who share your deep passion for international development. You will expand your skills, receive a solid foundation of advocacy and community engagement by addressing current issues (ex. health inequity, COVID-19) and gain practical, real-world experience volunteering with remote teams. Most importantly, you will feel the satisfaction from making a difference. 

to apply

Fill out our online registration form and follow the instructions that will be emailed to you.

This is an active volunteer recruitment and opportunities positions will be filled on an ongoing basis. Do not delay and apply today!

Results Canada is committed to working within an anti-racism, anti-oppression, and anti-colonial framework and our anti-oppression values can be found here. We strongly encourage applications from women, racialized people, Indigenous people, migrants, people with marginalized sexual or gender identities, and people living with disabilities. We invite candidates to share how they personally identify in their application if they wish to do so.

sign up and get informed

Everyday people empowered to generate the political will to end extreme poverty. Change is possible.
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.