Online Community Member

Organization Details
Organization Name: Results Canada
Address: 905-280 Albert St
Ottawa ON  K1P 5G8
Organizational Description: Results is a global movement of passionate citizens committed to raising our voices for a world without extreme poverty. We leverage resources for programs and improved policies that give people living in poverty the health, education and opportunity they need to thrive. Results Canada has local groups of volunteers across the country.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: - actively participate in the online community by interacting with fellow volunteers, by sharing what you find online that is relevant to our campaigns and issues, on leadership, etc.
- take action alongside fellow group members on the current campaign. Example of actions (but not limited to):
-Engaging with your federal Member of Parliament by writing or meeting with them
-Writing letters to the editor
-Organizing events
-Supporting the logistics of the group
-Being active on social media
-Taking part in the online community of RESULTS Canada
-Tabling at an event to talk about RESULTS Canada
- support fellow volunteers
- report on your actions to your Online Community Leader on a monthly basis
Skills Required: - Someone passionate about ending poverty in the Global South and committed to lead by taking action to build the political will to end poverty.
- A "people person", who is excellent at building relationships (even online!) and who loves to inspire, develop and motivate others.
- Someone with good verbal and written communication skills.
- Someone who is able to go out of their comfort zone to create change.
- Someone who is comfortable with or willing to learn to use Slack, an online collaborative tool.
Skills Gained/Related Careers: You will build a close relationship with online community members and staff. You will be part of a community of like-minded individuals committed to creating change and you will hone and grow different skills from effective online engagement, participating in virtual meetings, communicating, raising awareness, training and more.
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Daytime, Evening, Weekend
Approximately 1 hour a week, at times will be demanding, at other times less so.
Location of volunteer opportunity: Winnipeg
Does opportunity require a criminal record check? No
Does opportunity require a child abuse registry check? No
Opportunity is available to candidates that: Are fulfilling volunteer hours for credit
Speaks French
Uses a wheelchair
Organization will provide: Training/Orientation
How to Apply: Online:
Closing Date: Aug 30, 2020