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Organization: Results Canada

Commitment: Ongoing (more than a year)

Availability: Evenings

Language Preference: English

Number of Positions Available: 5

Location: Ottawa - Central

Deadline: Sep 30, 2020

Description

• 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):
o engaging with your Member of Parliament by writing or meeting with them
o writing letters to the editor
o organizing events
o supporting the logistics of the group
o being active on social media
o taking part in the online community of Results Canada
o fundraising
o tabling at an event to talk about Results Canada
• report on your actions to your Group Leader on a monthly basis

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, please fill out this online form on Results Canada's website. We'll send you the steps to becoming a volunteer directly in your email inbox: https://resultscanada.ca/#sign-up

Contact

Mélissa Dubé

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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.

Location varies - please contact. During the COVID-19 pandemic, the group is meeting virtually. The meeting is once a month on the 2nd Tuesday at 7-9pm.

Details

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

How will this volunteer opportunity benefit you?
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.

How will the organization benefit?
Results is a global movement of passionate citizens committed to raising our voices for a world without extreme poverty. We leverage resources for programs and improved policies that give people living in poverty the health, education and opportunity they need to thrive.

The organization will benefit as thanks to the involvement of the volunteer and their actions taken, we will be one step closer to living in a world without extreme poverty.

Organization category: Law, advocacy and politics

Volunteer Considerations

Time it will take to contact applicants - 1-6 days

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

Public transportation available: Yes

This position can accommodate persons with a disability: Yes

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