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VOLUNTEER POSITION

Position: Resource Development Volunteer
Organization: Be The Change Earth Alliance
Location: remote/virtual anywhere in Canada

Summary Description

Are you passionate about sustainability, justice, and youth education and empowerment?

We are looking for passionate sustainability and education leaders to support our organization with updating our Student Leadership for Change (SLC) learning resources, and create new social and racial justice educational materials! Our vision for these learning resources is to inspire the thousands of BC students who use them each year to find hope and take meaningful action on climate, environmental and social justice.

About BTCEA

Be The Change Earth Alliance (BTCEA) is a bold, agile and creative charitable organization founded in 2005 with a mission to educate and empower youth to take personal and collective action on climate change and other environmental and social issues. Our work contributes to global sustainability through education that empowers personal and collective change.

BTC’s flagship program, Student Leadership for Change (SLC), is a comprehensive suite of eco-social learning materials to help students connect global issues to local solutions by taking specific, measurable actions in their own lives. These materials have been developed collaboratively with teachers and used in hundreds of classrooms across BC.

Our team augments SLC by providing assemblies and education-in-action workshops for students and Professional Development workshops for teachers. The SLC holistically covers a full spectrum of ways participants can ‘be the change’ to address global issues, from individual, school and community actions to political advocacy.

Responsibilities + Expected Commitments

Responsibilities

  • Review language and resources within SLC Action Packs, and compare them against our checklist of social justice considerations
  • Research and suggest new materials/resources that help advance Be The Change’s visions and goals for social and racial justice education
  • Meet biweekly with the staff and volunteer team to discuss progress on SLC revisions and materials

Experiences and Assets

  • Genuine interest or passion in BTCEA’s work, values, approach
  • Experience in creating curriculum materials and/or designing education programs
  • Lived experience that could inform weaving social justice and intersectional perspective into SLC revisions
  • Education or employment background in social justice, environmental justice and/or intersectionality
  • Interest in developing stronger leadership skills and skills with developing anti-racist and social justice educational materials

Time commitment

  • 2 - 4 hours a week, for 6 months

Benefits

  • Connection - Meet like-minded folx who are also passionate about sustainability, education, and youth empowerment
  • Flexible schedule - ability to schedule your volunteer responsibilities around your academic commitments and personal wellbeing
  • Inclusion and community - work with a dynamic and collaborative team environment where your ideas, work, and contributions are heard and appreciated
  • Opportunities and network - be informed about upcoming opportunities and events within BTCEA networks, and receive support from our team in connecting you with other sustainability and justice organizations

How to apply

Complete this online form and send a resume to admin@bethechangeearthalliance.org

Please indicate you saw this posting at GoodWork.

If you have any questions, please feel free to send us an email at admin@bethechangeearthalliance.org


Be The Change Earth Alliances values kindness, inclusion and diversity. Appreciating differences in culture, gender, orientation, religion, beliefs, and abilities, we encourage all qualified applicants to apply.


 

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Nov 3 2021    ID: 61779