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VOLUNTEER POSITION

Role: Event Calendar Manager - Communications Volunteer
Organization: Green Neighbours Network of Toronto
Location: can be performed online however qualified candidates living in Toronto or the GTA are preferred so they participate in local live events

Who we are

Green Neighbours Network of Toronto (GNN) is a grassroots community network of people and groups working to make Toronto greener, healthier, and more sustainable.

At Green Neighbours Network of Toronto (GNN), we share a vision for climate-friendly, walkable neighbourhoods, with less waste, and more nature, gardens, transit, bicycle paths, efficient buildings, and healthy food. We believe that by working together, we can do more while having more fun and enjoying greater success. Therefore, if you are motivated to help green the city, and are keen to share your interests, skills and experiences with others, please join us. By working together, we can create a greener, more sustainable, and more vibrant Toronto.

Visit us at https://gnntoronto.ca/

Volunteer Description

We are seeking an enthusiastic volunteer for the newsletter team to help keep the GNN website event calendar up-to-date with the many exciting GNN member-group green events happening every month across the City.

Benefits

  • Learn about all the fun and inspiring green groups and activities happening across our city.
  • Learn about event promotion and newsletter editing from fellow members of the GNN communications team.
  • Connect with passionate volunteers from across the city who are making Toronto greener, healthier, and more sustainable.
  • Flexible schedule with possibility to work from home.
  • Letter of recommendation and volunteer certificate.

Volunteer Tasks

  • Follow the Facebook Event Pages of GNN’s member groups.
  • Follow Eventbrite organizers associated with GNN’s member groups.
  • Look at the upcoming events hosted or promoted by GNN’s neighbourhood member-groups and city-wide partners.
  • Show member groups how to share their Google event calendar with GNN
  • When necessary, contact the event organizers to get confirmation of information such as location, date or time.
  • Populate the GNN website event calendar with GNN member groups’ events.
  • Help highlight member events in GNN’s monthly e-newsletter.

Preferred Skills

  • Time management and organizational skills.
  • Comfortable working with Google Calendar, Eventbrite and Social Media apps such as Facebook and Twitter.
  • Comfortable working with MS Office.
  • Strong interpersonal and teamwork skills.
  • Interest in community events and environmental issues.

Orientation and Training

The Event Calendar Manager will receive onboarding, training, advice, and support from members of the GNN Communications team and GNN Steering Committee members.

Time Commitment

2-4 hours a week for 3-6 months with possibility of extension.

How to apply

If you’re interested in this unpaid volunteer position, please send an email to: recruitment@gnntoronto.ca with “Event Calendar Manager” in the subject line. Be sure to include your resume and a cover letter describing why you are volunteering for this position.

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Feb 1 2024    ID: 70131