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Position: Volunteer Event Coordinator
Organization: Women's Healthy Environments Network (WHEN)
Location: downtown Toronto, Ontario

The Women’s Healthy Environments Network is seeking an individual to build strong programming and expand our reach!

The Women’s Healthy Environments Network (WHEN) is looking for a volunteer Event Coordinator to be part of our exciting speaker series initiative. WHEN is currently in a pivotal moment; we’re challenging status quo, and preparing to make waves in the environmental and women’s health space.

Since 1994, WHEN has been educating the general public, media and policy makers that environmental health is a key determinant of public health, and has promoted public action for the prevention of environmental health harms.

Key responsibilities of this position will include, but are not limited to:

  • Organize live events under the guidance of the Executive Director

  • Communicate professionally with speakers, patrons, and members of the community via email, in person or on the phone

  • Managing functions and running errands related to event preparation

  • Thinking strategically, tactically and operationally to ensure effective on-site execution

  • Be part of sub-committees to carry out tasks set by the Board of Directors

  • Volunteering 10-12 hours per month in the role, including frequent email communication

  • Committing to a one-year term


  • One year experience working in an event based environment

  • Interested in environmental health issues

  • Organized with high attention to detail

  • Professional and accurate written and verbal communication skills

  • Self-motivated and able to work independently with minimal supervision

  • Collaborative, confident leader with excellent multitasking skills

How to apply:

Applicants interested in the volunteer position of Event Coordinator should submit to the address below (email is preferred), in one document, a recent resume and a cover letter detailing previous experience and qualifications. Rolling applications up to 5:00pm EST on Friday, April 28, 2016.

Office Contact Information:

215 Spadina Avenue, 4th floor, Toronto, ON M5T 2C7
Phone: (416) 928-0880
Email: office mask*
Fax: (416) 644-0116 (clearly label with WHEN’s name)

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GoodWork ID: 39793       Date posted to Apr 18 2017