Start date: As soon as possible
End date: On going project
Hours per week: 3-6+
About the Organization
The West Kootenay EcoSociety is a non-profit community-driven organization that brings together local residents to protect the natural environment while building just, equitable, healthy, and livable communities. Since 1994, EcoSociety has worked to preserve wild places, air and water for future generations; to take action to reduce the crisis of climate change; and to promote sustainable local food systems.
EcoSociety practices employment equity and is dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of our community. We welcome volunteers from Indigenous Peoples, Black People, People of Colour, women, people with disabilities, youth, members of the LGBTQ2SAI+ communities, new immigrants, refugees, or members of other minorities.
EcoSociety is the first group anywhere to run a long term deep canvass project on climate & energy, and the first group in Canada to use Deep Canvassing. We believe the time is now to take meaningful action on climate change, and to do that, we need to bring everyone along. If you are compassionate, open-minded, and want to make a difference, we want you to join our team as a Deep Engagement Canvasser.
As a Deep Engagement Canvasser, you will engage folks from all walks of life on what matters most to them as we face the impacts of climate change. You will develop skills in storytelling, compassionate curiosity, listening, communication, conflict management, and others, to shift attitudes around government action on climate change. You will get to know the deep engagement canvass program, work closely with team members and volunteers, and have the opportunity to become a leader in this groundbreaking work.
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Nov 30 2021 ID: 62027