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VOLUNTEER POSITION

Position: Communications Volunteer: Event Calendar Manager
Organization: Green Neighbours Network of Toronto
Location: Toronto, Ontario

Who are we?

Green Neighbours Network of Toronto (GNN) is a grassroots community network of people and groups working to make Toronto greener, healthier, and more sustainable.

At Green Neighbours Network of Toronto (GNN), we share a vision for climate-friendly, walkable neighbourhoods, with less waste, and more nature, gardens, transit, bicycle paths, efficient buildings, and healthy food. We believe that by working together, we can do more while having more fun and enjoying greater success. Therefore, if you are motivated to help green the city, and are keen to share your interests, skills and experiences with others, please join us. By working together, we can create a greener, more sustainable, and more vibrant Toronto.

Visit us at https://greenneighboursnetwork.ca

Volunteer Description:

We are seeking an enthusiastic volunteer to keep the GNN website event calendar up-to-date with the many exciting GNN member-group green events happening every month across the City.

Each month, the volunteer will also prepare a short summary highlighting key member events for inclusion in the GNN e-newsletter.

Volunteer Tasks:

  • Follow the Facebook Event Pages of GNN’s member groups.
  • Follow Eventbrite organizers associated with GNN’s member groups.
  • Look at the upcoming events hosted or promoted by GNN’s neighbourhood member-groups and city-wide partners.
  • Show member groups how to share their Google event calendar with GNN
  • When necessary, contact the event organizers to get confirmation on the event information: location, date and time, RSVP, etc.
  • Populate the GNN website event calendar with GNN member groups’ events.
  • Prepare a short summary highlighting key member events for inclusion in GNN’s monthly e-Newsletter.

Preferred Skills:

  • Time management and organizational skills.
  • Comfortable working with Google Calendar, Eventbrite and Social Media apps such as Facebook and Twitter.
  • Comfortable working with MS Office.
  • Strong interpersonal and teamwork skills.
  • Interest in community events and environmental issues.

Orientation and Training:

The Communications Volunteer: Event Calendar Manager will follow an onboarding process and will be supported by the GNN Steering Committee members throughout the entire duration of their volunteer work.

Time Commitment:

2-4 hours a week for 3-6 months with possibility of extension.

Benefits:

  • Connect with other passionate volunteers interested in making Toronto greener, healthier, and more sustainable.
  • Learn about all the fun and inspiring green group activities happening across our city.
  • Flexible schedule with possibility to work from home.
  • Letter of recommendation and volunteer certificate.

How to Apply / Contact

If you’re interested in volunteering, please send an email to:
GNNVolunteers@gmail.com
including your resume and a cover letter describing why you are volunteering for this position.

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Mar 8 2020    ID: 56361