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VOLUNTEER POSITIONS

Positions: Multiple Volunteer Positions
Organization: EnviroMuslims
Location: Virtual/Remote: Qualified candidates across Canada are encouraged to apply.

About EnviroMuslims

EnviroMuslims is a community group consisting of volunteers in the Greater Toronto Area. The group's focus is to engage with, educate, and empower Canadian Muslims to embed sustainability in their lives. Whether it's where they live, work, play, or pray, the EnviroMuslims team strongly beleives that Muslims have a responsibility and a role to play when combating climate change and taking climate action.

The EnviroMuslims team is currently looking to fill multiple positions to help maintain and build programming across the country and engage with the Canadian Muslim population. Positions range from communications and engagement specific roles (social media, marketing, community engagement) to roles more specifically tailored to specific programs (Greening Canadian Mosques, Green Ambassadors, etc.).

Job purpose

  • Part-time volunteer position, providing program support to embed environmental stewardship in the Muslim community
  • Work with team members to develop and design projects that engage and educate the Muslim community on sustainability
  • Build strong partnerships with Muslim organizations to bring sustainability projects and initiatives to the forefront of the Muslim community

Role and Responsibilities

  • Working with EnviroMuslims team to organize and host projects and events, particularly supporting delivery of Greening Canadian Mosques Program
  • Assist EnviroMuslims team in maintaining, updating and developing program materials
  • Researching what sustainability initiatives/projects are underway in the sustainability sector across the country
  • Reseaching funding opportunities
  • Reaching out to Muslim organizations across Canada and developing exciting partnership opportunities
  • Creating posters and social media posts to advertise projects and events
  • Meeting with the EnviroMuslims team monthly to discuss and brainstorm project ideas for the community
  • Any other tasks deemed relevant and necessary

Requisite skills and abilities

  • Strong interest in environmental stewardship initiatives. Past experience in environmental initiatives and community engagement are an asset.
  • Strong communication skills (oral, written) required. Marketing and social media experience is an asset.
  • Works effectively independently and in a collaborative team environment
  • Ability to work varied hours including occasional evenings and weekends
  • Ability to commit to up to 3 to 5 hours of support per week

To Apply

Please submit a cover letter and resume highlighting your past experience and why you are interested in volunteering with EnviroMuslims to: enviromuslims@gmail.com

Please indicate you saw this posting at GoodWork.

We look forward to hearing from you!


 

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Jan 4 2022    ID: 62275