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Regional Coordinator - Advocacy Organization

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Organization: Results Canada

Commitment: Ongoing (more than a year)

Availability: Flexible

Language Preference: English, French an asset

Number of Positions Available: 3

Location: Flexible

Deadline: Oct 25, 2020

Description

Results is a global movement of passionate volunteers committed to advocating for a world without extreme poverty. We take action like reaching out to Members of Parliament and getting published in the media with the aim of leveraging better funding for policies and programs that alleviate extreme poverty. Each advocacy campaign harnesses a strategic opportunity to make an impact by formulating a concrete and timely ask to present to our elected officials.

Under the direction of the Public Engagement team, each Regional Coordinator is responsible for supporting and engaging Results Canada's volunteers and supporting expansion efforts in their respective region of West, Central, or Eastern Canada.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Lead volunteer info sessions, working meetings/calls, and online discussions with volunteers
- Lead online webinar trainings to expand volunteers’ skills (leadership, volunteer engagement, writing effectively, etc.)
- Identify community outreach opportunities, and at times, participate in events to facilitate recruitment and awareness building
- Lead by example by taking actions (political engagement, media letter-writing, etc.), alongside volunteers and in support of our campaigns

READ THE FULL TASK DESCRIPTION here: https://resultscanada.ca/volunteer-posting-regional-coordinator/

TO APPLY, Please email your application by October 25, 2020 to action@resultscanada.ca and include Regional Coordinator in the subject line. Please make sure to specify in which city you are located. Apply as soon as possible as applications will be reviewed as they are received. Due to the high volume of applications, only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

Contact

Camille

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action@resultscanada.ca

Volunteer Opportunity Address
PLEASE EMAIL IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS, WE ARE WORKING REMOTELY AND DO NOT HAVE ACCESS TO OUR PHONES.

In the comfort of your home. You will be supporting volunteers across an entire region (West, Central, or Eastern Canada) virtually.

Details

Good for people interested in: Social Media; Writing; COVID-19 Virtual Volunteering; Legal/Advocacy

How will this volunteer opportunity benefit you?
Regional Coordinators 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.

How will the organization benefit?
Results Canada volunteers 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 advocates who believe in the power of civic engagement.

Organization category: Law, advocacy and politics

Volunteer Considerations

Time it will take to contact applicants - 1 week

This position would be great for - Young Adults (19-24); Seniors (65+); Families; Groups; Persons with a disability; New Canadians

This position can accommodate persons with a disability: Yes

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