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Position: Political Action Alert Manager
Organization: Green Neighbours Network of Toronto
Location: virtual / Toronto area preferred

  • Concerned about the environment and think our governments should be doing more?
  • Looking for a way to help make Toronto greener and more sustainable?

Volunteer Opportunity

Green Neighbours Network is seeking a volunteer Action Alert Manager to help select and promote opportunities for political advocacy on the environment among our membership. Whether that’s signing petitions, phoning elected representatives, or attending demonstrations, we want politicians to know that we care about the environment and our climate.

About Green Neighbours Network of Toronto

Green Neighbours Network of Toronto (GNN) is a dynamic grassroots organization that has rapidly grown to almost 1000 individual and over 50 group members since being incorporated as a non-profit in 2020. The primary goal of the Network is to encourage and support people and groups who are helping to make neighbourhoods across the City of Toronto and GTA greener, healthier, and more sustainable. Together we can do more, and have more fun! Visit our website to learn more:


  • Identify time-sensitive action opportunities related to environmental and climate advocacy
  • Prioritize opportunities in consultation with your fellow GNN Political Advocacy team members
  • Create content to share opportunities via GNN’s communication channels (email, newsletter, social media, website)
  • Ensure priority opportunities are identified and shared with GNN members in a timely manner
  • Attend monthly online meetings of the GNN Political Advocacy team, participate in discussion and decision-making.


  • Meet like-minded volunteers who share your passion for the climate and the environment.
  • Develop your political advocacy and communication skills.
  • Use your passion to help create a greener, healthier, and more sustainable world.
  • Make new friends, build relationships, and expand your network of contacts.
  • Flexible schedule, volunteer from home.

Time Commitment

  • Time commitment: 2-3 hours a week.
  • 6-month renewable position.
  • Start date: May 2024.

Preferred Skills

  • Experience in environmental advocacy, political science, and/or communications.
  • Passion for the environment.
  • Commitment to working cooperatively and effectively with others to set goals, resolve problems, and make decisions to achieve goals.
  • Organized and detail-oriented.
  • Can maintain a work schedule to perform time-sensitive tasks.
  • Respects confidentiality.
  • Excellent communication skills in English. Other language skills would be an asset.

Orientation and Training

The Action Alert Manager volunteer will follow an onboarding process and will be supported by the GNN Political Advocacy, and GNN Communication team members throughout their volunteer experience.

How to Apply:

To apply, please include "Action Alerts” in the subject line and send (1) your resume and (2) your cover letter saying why you are interested in the position to: . Please indicate you saw this posting at

Closing date: Until position is filled.

GNN is an equal opportunity organization that is committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment. We welcome and encourage applications from members of equity seeking groups, including but not limited to, candidates who are racialized, indigenous, LGBTQ+, and people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.


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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Apr 15 2024    ID: 70885