Volunteer With Us!
Position: Volunteer / Steward
Organization: Invasive Species Council of BC
Location: anywhere in BC
Commitment: minimum 4hrs/week
Are you itching to get outdoors, get active, and get learning? Interested in having a real-world impact on your local community?
Our youth volunteers helps to protect BC from new and spreading invasive species, by gaining expert knowledge of our local environment and ecosystem, and by taking meaningful action in the field.
While many of our projects take place in Greater Vancouver, Kamloops, and Williams Lake area, we welcome youth from all across the province to engage with this program. Whether you join us in person or online, you will quickly become an essential contributor to the program by developing resources, growing your knowledge and gaining new skills, exploring your region and preventing the spread of invasives!
Our goal is to support healthy habitats and communities, keeping them free of invasive species. With the support of an ISCBC Facilitator, like-minded youth and young adults like you form teams which then plan and carry out real-world activities – together online, at home, at school, on land and in parks!
You’ll have the chance to get your hands dirty with fieldwork, engage in skill-building workshops, and develop your sense of place through connecting with land and Indigenous ways of knowing.
In addition to fun and memorable adventures, volunteers gain:
If you are interested in registering for this program, please visit bcinvasives.ca/volunteer
If you have any questions about this program or would like to know more, please contact our program coordinator at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Hosted by the Invasive Species Council of BC, funding for this volunteer program is provided by Canada Service Corps and reflects the Government of Canada’s commitment to promote the growth of young people on a personal level by building relationships, learning new skills, and creating a lasting impact on the communities they serve.
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Aug 25 2020 ID: 57222