3 positions: Acquisition Assistant
Organization: Sustainability Leadership
Location: remote in Ontario; hybrid event in fall 2022 (Hamilton / Halton / Niagara)
Sustainability Leadership is a non-profit social enterprise focused on creating thriving, resilient and sustainable communities in the Hamilton, Halton, and Niagara regions. We are currently seeking three volunteers as Acquisition Assistants to conduct research, outreach and acquisition of sponsorships, speakers and exhibitors for our Sustainable Business Expo (SBX) event team. The SBX is one of our signature events and the area’s first tradeshow focused on sustainable business. This event is a showcase for local companies on the cutting edge of the new, green economy. Sustainability minded business professionals come from across Southern Ontario to learn about best practices and network during education sessions on the tradeshow floor!
Duties & Responsibilities.
Reporting to the SBX Team Lead, the SBX Acquisition Assistant volunteers will be responsible for acquiring sponsorships, speakers and exhibitors for the SBX event, held in November of 2022. As a Acquisition Assistant volunteer you would:
Training and Supervision.
The Acquisition Assistant volunteers will receive general Onboarding training, which takes one hour to complete. This includes: organizational values, programs and services, projects, volunteer expectations and boundaries and the events schedule. The Marketing & Events Coordinator will provide further specific training for the role as well.
Direct supervision of the Acquisition Assistant volunteers by the SBX Team Lead is limited due to virtual operations. The SBX Team Lead will be available to provide guidance and answer questions during meetings and general business hours.
Boundaries and Expectations.
The Acquisition Assistant volunteers will:
Location and Environment.
The Acquisition Assistant volunteers will conduct their work remotely. The SBX event, however, is currently scheduled to be a hybrid with the option to attend in person.
All Sustainability Leadership programs, services and volunteer activities are conducted primarily online. Sustainability Leadership is committed to ensure the health and safety of its volunteers in remote, in person or hybrid environments in accordance with current health and safety mandates and best practices.
*At the discretion of the Executive Director and pending a satisfactory performance.
Lindsay Williamson, Volunteer Coordinator
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: May 11 2022 ID: 64334