Community Engagement Volunteer

Organization Details
Organization Name: GLOCAL Foundation of Canada
Address: 450 Southwest Marine Drive, 18th Floor
Vancouver BC  V5X 0C3
Website: https://glocalfoundation.ca/
Organizational Description: GLOCAL Foundation of Canada is a non-partisan, non-profit organization striving to empower residents in Canada to integrate a solid, creative domestic engagement with a nuanced global understanding in politics, business, academics and philanthropy.
We aim to provide innovative programs and cross-sectoral resources to encourage residents in Canada to be civically aware and democratically engaged. Our team is composed of staff, consultants, advisors, and volunteers from diverse cultural and professional backgrounds who dedicate themselves in having Canadians' voices heard and understood.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: Scope of the responsibilities:
Work closely with GLOCAL Research Analysts and supervisors to gather, enter, and analyse data on political representatives at municipal level.
Conduct research and understand the political environment of the province. This includes but not limited to research on local issues, provincial policy concerns and regional politics.
Provide support in GLOCAL's social media engagement, create infographics and produce short videos on social causes.
Assist in community engagement and outreach at local level.

Special arrangements can be made for online group volunteering with collaborative tasks for schoolers.
Skills Required: Successful applicants will have the following qualifications:
Good oral and written communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
A passion for creative writing, community engagement and partnerships development.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Excel.
Strong intercultural understanding.
Ability to meet deadlines and thrive in a fast-paced, flexible working environment.
Ability to work both independently and within a team environment.
Professionalism, punctuality, and reliability.
Skills Gained/Related Careers: The successful candidate will work with the executive team of the Foundation. Ongoing support and mentorship will be offered by the Manager to ensure holistic development of the volunteer in capacities relevant to the job. Bi-weekly meetings will be scheduled for the volunteer to receive support and direction, as well as targeted opportunities and guidance for personal growth and development, such as future career planning. We aim to make this a comprehensive learning experience for the volunteers.
Age: 17 and under, 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Daytime, Evening, Weekend
This is a remote role and the volunteer is expected to dedicate 5-10hrs/week. Accommodation for flexible start date can be made. A minimum of 3 months commitment is required.
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
Are supported
Requires child minding
Organization will provide: A letter of reference
Certificate of recognition
Evaluation
Supervision
Training/Orientation
How to Apply: Email: nushrat.anjum@glocalfoundation.ca
Closing Date: Dec 31, 2020
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