volunteer posting - group volunteer

By: Brier Published: 08/06/2020

Role title: Group Volunteer
Location: Join existent groups across the country! No existent groups close to you? Consider starting one as a Group Leader or joining the online community.
Duration: Continuous work for a minimum of at least 12 months.
Hours: Approximately 1 hour 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

  • Attend and actively participate in the monthly education & action meetings
  • Take action alongside fellow group members on the current campaign. Example of actions (but not limited to):
    • engaging with your Member of Parliament by writing or meeting with them
    • writing letters to the editor
    • organizing events
    • supporting the logistics of the group
    • being active on social media
    • taking part in the online community of Results Canada
    • fundraising
    • tabling at an event to talk about Results Canada
  • Report on your actions to your Group Leader on a monthly basis

You will build a close relationship with community members and a meaningful relationship with volunteers and staff. You will be part of a community of like-minded individuals committed to creating change and you will hone and grow different skills from running meetings, communicating, raising awareness, training and more.

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 who is able to go out of their comfort zone to create change

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.