volunteer posting - provincial leader

By: Brier Published: 30/09/2020

Role title: Provincial Leader
Number of openings: This is a brand new opportunity, we are currently looking for Provincial Leaders in all provinces/territories with a keen interest for British Columbia, Alberta, and Quebec. The openings for the Provincial Leader volunteer positions in Manitoba and Ontario are currently filled. We encourage you to consider joining or creating your own local group as a Group Leader.
Location: Remote - in the province or territory that you would represent
Duration: 12 month engagement
Hours: 5-6 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 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. 

Under the direction of the Regional Coordinator, each Provincial Leader is responsible for assisting and engaging Results Canada's group leaders and volunteers and supporting expansion efforts in their respective province.

responsibilities

  • Play an active role in their local group as a group volunteer
  • Facilitate advocacy and volunteer activities in their own province by recruiting Group Leaders and overseeing the creation of sustainable local groups
  • Inspire individuals to be part of a movement creating change
  • Engage and encourage volunteers to take action by promoting monthly calls to action and our current campaign
  • Compile monthly reports on actions from groups and submit to Regional Coordinator
  • Collaborate with your Regional Coordinator, with fellow Provincial Leaders across the country, and with Group Leaders and volunteers in your province
  • Lead and take part in webinars, calls, online discussions, and campaigns to take action
  • Collaborate with local liked-minded organizations either to raise funds or promote awareness
  • Lead by example by taking actions (political engagement, media letter-writing, etc.), alongside volunteers and in support of our campaigns

requirements

  • Must be of legal age in your province of residence
  • Demonstrated ability to perform independently with a remote team of colleagues and volunteers
  • Ability to influence and willingness to lead by example
  • Tech savvy and comfortable in a digital world
  • Volunteer community experience in Canada
  • Good interpersonal and oral presentation skills – outgoing and problem-solver
  • Self-motivated with an ability to prioritize and take initiative
  • Although not required, proficiency in both English and French is a definite asset; proficiency in French and in English is required for the Quebec Provincial Leader.
  • Available and able to respond in timely manner
  • Respect for diversity and commitment to creating an environment that values inclusiveness and respect
  • A sense of humour and generosity of spirit is essential

benefits

Our power lies in our people – especially our volunteers who are the unsung heroes. Provincial 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 community members, 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. We are currently prioritizing the recruitment of Provincial Leaders in British Columbia, Alberta, Manitoba, Ontario and Quebec but interested individuals from other provinces and territories should still apply. 

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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