Position: Outreach & Fundraising for Old-growth Forest Protection
Organization: Ancient Forest Alliance
Location: Vancouver BC
Passionate about protecting BC’s wild places?
Interested in being a voice for one of the most critical environmental issues of our generation?
Enjoy self directed work and flexible hours?
Join the Ancient Forest Alliance's team of passionate and engaged individuals, protecting BC’s endangered old-growth forests!
We are seeking natural leaders and confident communicators to drive the AFA’s fundraising and impact in Vancouver & surrounding areas.
The Ancient Forest Alliance is BC’s foremost non-profit focused on old-growth forest protection. Built on grassroots outreach and fundraising, we rely on stellar fundraisers to succeed on our campaigns. Since 2010, we've successfully campaigned to protect outstanding old-growth forests, including Avatar Grove near Port Renfrew, and we have touched tens of thousands of British Columbians through our outreach. With this current provincial government, our sights are set on achieving province-wide legislation to protect old-growth forests and advance a sustainable second-growth forestry industry.
We’re seeking door and event canvassers to help us accomplish our goals!
What it entails:
Engaging residents of the Greater Vancouver Area on their doorsteps
Individual and team training for outreach and fundraising
Flexible schedule for your ideal work/life balance (minimum 2 shifts/week)
Evening shifts starting 5pm on Monday-Thursday; occassional weekend afternoons
Pay is performance-based - highly motivated canvassers are compensated well
Fun trips to the Sunshine Coast, Whistler, Vancouver Island, the Gulf Islands and more! A great way to travel!
Regular briefings with campaigners from the Ancient Forest Alliance to stay on top of campaign activities and successes
We’re seeking applicants who:
Work well in a team and are keen to contribute and learn from our expert crew
Are passionate about protecting BC’s endangered old-growth forests and the species that depend on them
Have sales, communications, OR community engagement experience
Are interested in learning about environmental policy, ecology, and campaigning
Are independently-minded and self-motivated to achieve success
Are natural communicators and highly proficient in English (other languages are a bonus)
Additional assets & possibilities:
Access to a vehicle for regular use (mileage compensation provided).
Management & Team Leading experience (additional compensation for Field Manager role)
No fundraising or sales experience necessary. We offer paid training and ongoing support.
Sign up for at least 2 shifts, Monday-Thursday (weekend shifts provided to reliable full-time canvassers).
Depending on location, shifts are within 4:30-10pm (canvassing between 6-9pm).
Performance based pay - individuals on our team average $20/hour, although many of our dedicated canvassers exceed this amount!
Guaranteed base wage during initial training period.
This is an amazing opportunity to work alongside like minds and to walk the talk. Be positive change for our environment, our communities, our economy and – most of all – for our planet’s future. Take a stand today to SAVE our SPECTACULAR OLD-GROWTH FORESTS!
APPLY NOW for our next round of interviews
Questions? Reach out to the Vancouver Canvass Director Jake Swain at:
May the forest be with you!
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Oct 15 2019 ID: 54930