volunteer posting - online group volunteer

By: Brier Published: 08/06/2020

Role title: Online Group Volunteer
Location: In the comfort of your own home as you are connecting virtually with people located around Canada. Prefer to connect with people from your community? Join existing groups across the country or start your own as a group leader.
Duration: 12 month engagement
Hours:  1-2 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. 

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 advocating 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.

Our online network consists of volunteers from all around Canada who communicate via Slack and virtual meetings to support one another in taking action. Online Group Volunteers bring a lot of value to the Results family as they raise their voice for a world free of poverty, uplift their peers across the country, and collaborate with people they may not otherwise meet due to geography

responsibilities

  • Attend and actively participate in the virtual monthly education & action (E&A) meetings
  • Actively participate in the online group by interacting with fellow volunteers, by sharing what you find online that is relevant to our campaigns and issues, on leadership, etc.
  • 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 (in person or virtually)
    • writing letters to the editor (LTE)
    • organizing events
    • supporting the logistics of the group
    • being active on social media
    • taking part in the online group of Results Canada
    • fundraising
    • tabling at an event to talk about Results Canada
  • Support fellow volunteers in taking action
  • Report on your actions to your Online Group Leader on a monthly basis

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
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to go out of their comfort zone to create change
  • Knowledge of the platform Slack or willingness to learn to use it
  • 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. Online 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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