volunteer posting - group volunteer

By: Brier Published: 08/06/2020

Role title: Group Volunteer
Number of openings: Unlimited
Location: Join existing groups across the country! No existing groups close to you? Consider starting one as a Group Leader or joining the online group.
Duration: 12 month engagement
Hours: 1-2 hour 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 global movement of passionate everyday people committed to raising our voices for a world without extreme poverty.  We leverage programs and improved policies that give people living in poverty the health, education and opportunity they need to thrive. 

Group Volunteers are members of their city or region’s local group where they collaborate with other group members to support each other in taking action. These volunteers are incredibly passionate, continuously looking to have a bigger impact and make the world a better place.

responsibilities

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

*In the current reality of COVID-19 pandemic, groups are encouraged to decide what they are most comfortable with: they can meet in-person by following the latest local health authority guidelines or virtually.

requirements

  • Passionate about ending poverty in the Global South
  • Committed to take action on a monthly basis
  • Excellent at building relationships (even online!) and loves to inspire, develop, and motivate others
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to go out of their comfort zone to create change
  • Respect for diversity and commitment to creating an environment that values inclusiveness and respect

benefits

Our power lies in our people – especially our volunteers who are the unsung heroes. Group Volunteers will benefit from being integral and essential to the  mission  of Results Canada. 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 including with remote teams. Most importantly, you will feel the satisfaction from making a difference.

to apply

Fill out our online registration form and keep an eye out for an email that we will send you with details on the next step you need to take to move forward with your application. 

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

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.

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