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Positions: Youth Volunteers Aged 15-30
Organization: Invasive Species Council of B.C.
Location: Greater Vancouver, Kamloops, and Williams Lake, BC

Join a network led by and for youth!

Take the lead and make meaningful impacts on communities, landscapes, and waterways we live in and rely on.

Gain opportunities to grow in your chosen areas of interest through practical and hands-on volunteer experience.

Develop and run projects you are passionate about that support healthy habitats and communities free of invasive species.

What will you gain:

  • Mentorship and skill development from an experienced facilitator
  • Leadership and other interpersonal skills
  • Professional references
  • Practical and hands-on volunteer experience
  • Training opportunities
  • Knowledge about local invasive species issues and supporting healthy habitats
  • A safe and inclusive space to feel welcome, supported, and valued
  • A sense of community and agency
  • Attend/plan a youth leadership summit for over 100 youth in Richmond BC in February 2020!

Projects could include but aren’t limited to:

  • Adopting a local park, school yard or trail
  • Creating social media videos
  • Cleaning up / monitoring / restoring green spaces, beaches, and waterways
  • Using creative ideas to reach youth, families and the public
  • Organizing/running local community events to raise awareness
  • Developing a virtual portal connecting youth in your community and across BC
  • Using your imagination and skills to create other actions!

Make a real difference in your community and acquire new skills and experience through training and hands on projects. Be leaders – it is yours to shape!

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Jul 10 2019    ID: 54124