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Position: Outreach Volunteer
Organization: Canada Green Building Council - Greater Toronto Chapter
Location: downtown Toronto, Ontario

To support the Greater Toronto Chapter of the Canada Green Building Council (GTC-CaGBC) staff in delivering its programs and initiatives, the Outreach Volunteer will be assisting with (but not limited to) the following projects:

Marketing and Website Maintenance

The Outreach Volunteer will support staff in coordinating outreach and communications to its growing membership and larger network of over 5,000 green building enthusiasts through email campaigns, social media, monthly newsletters and website postings.

Special Initiatives

The Outreach Volunteer will grow Chapter resources by working on special Chapter initiatives. This includes conducting and summarizing green building research such as sourcing like-minded partner organizations and social media contacts, categorizing and organizing green building magazine articles, etc. They will also support the Chapter by updating and maintaining our ever-growing Green Building Map while expanding the green jobs, resources, and case studies sections of our website. The selected candidate is expected to support with the delivery of Chapter events and education sessions, occasionally falling outside working hours and throughout various locations across the City of Toronto. Finally, s/he will be tasked with various logistical and administrative tasks and program and education activities as needed/required.

The successful candidate will have the following skills and qualifications:

  • A student or recent graduate in a related area of study (green building, environment, engineering architecture, etc.)
  • Excellent computer skills with Microsoft Office required (especially Word, PowerPoint and Excel)
  • Experience with qualitative data research
  • Reliable and able to work independently with limited supervision
  • Ability to work on multiple projects at once
  • Website, e-marketing, writing experience highly desirable
  • Some experience with content management systems such as Joomla is highly desirable (Previously was: Some experience with Joomla would be desirable, but not necessary)

Placement Details

This position reports to GTC-CaGBC staff and is an unpaid position, held at the GTC-CaGBC office in downtown Toronto. We ideally wish to have a volunteer commit to 2 days a week, 9am to 5pm for three months or 1 day per week for six months, with the possibility for extension. The role requires the selected candidate to support with the delivery of Greater Toronto Chapter events which occasionally fall outside regular work hours.

Please send a résumé with a cover letter to:

Only successful candidates will be contacted.

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Jan 11 2018    ID: 43600