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VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

Ethical Detectives - Fashion Brands Needed

Role: Ethical Detectives - Fashion Brands
Organization: Good On You
Location: virtual/anywhere in Canada

Are you passionate about sustainability, fair trade and/or animal welfare and looking for a flexible way to contribute?

The Good On You app has made it to Canada and we are looking for Ethical Detectives to join us on our mission to create a world where people’s shopping choices drive businesses to be sustainable and fair. Good On You is an ethical shopping app that rates thousands of clothing, lifestyle, and beauty labels based on the ethics behind their production process.

We are searching for volunteer researchers to help us increase the information available to consumers about the ethical performance of brands. As a volunteer with us you will be contributing to a social enterprise looking to have a massive impact on the fashion industry. The Good On You team is a passionate one with extensive experience in the consumer movement, not for profit sector, business, software engineering and media working across Australia, Canada, the US and New Zealand.

About the Role:

As an Ethical Detective, you will sort the good guys from the baddies to rate brands and products against specified criteria. You’ll conduct research to help us rate brands according to criteria developed by us in conjunction with reliable expert sources. Your research will be checked and scored by our experienced verifiers. Once you are a whiz with the rating process, you can then transition to the role of Verifier and begin looking over the information provided by other ethical detectives.

Key attributes for the role:

  • An interest and willingness to learn about ethical consumption and sustainability
  • You dig deep and exhaust all information when it comes to research
  • You have an eye for detail
  • Ability to learn new processes
  • Ability to analyze information
  • Good communication skills, your writing is succinct and accurate

About you

You are someone who cares about the ethics of consumer brands! Good On You is concerned with a wide range of issues, from workers’ rights, fair trade and child labor through to animal welfare, climate change and sustainability. Knowledge of one or more of these issues could help you during the process and would be considered an asset.

Time Commitment:

We are looking for someone that can commit 6-8 hours per week for at least 2–3 months.

The Rewards

We’ll help you learn new skills and provide you with formal recognition in exchange for your volunteer commitment. You’ll get experience in a fast-paced start-up environment with a social mission, the chance to be part of a project that aims to help millions of people around the world change the way shop, and the ability to encourage brands to change the way they operate. This is a great opportunity to contribute to a cause you are passionate, gaining new skills and learning for your own social impact project.

How to Apply:

We are looking to expand our presence in the Canadian market and are keen to have you join us. To express interest please complete the form on this page http://goodonyou.eco/ethical-detectives/ethical-detective-application/

For more information about our organization and the Good On You app please visit us at http://goodonyou.eco or download the app from itunes App store or Goggle Play. Or follow us on social media
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/goodonyouapp/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/goodonyou_app/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/GoodOnYou_AU

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GoodWork ID: 39696       Date posted to GoodWork.ca: Apr 13 2017