Advocate - ending extreme poverty

Organization Details
Organization Name: Results Canada
Address: 905-280 Albert St
Ottawa ON  K1P 5G8
Website: www.resultscanada.ca
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
Volunteer Opportunity ID: 4724
   
Description of Duties: We are a grassroots advocacy organization that believes in mobilizing everyday people to use their voices to generate the political will to end extreme poverty. We combine the voices of our volunteers with strategic areas of focus to leverage resources for programs and improved policies that give people living in poverty the health, education and opportunity they need to thrive. Whether it's writing letters to the editor (LTEs), writing op-eds, using social media or engaging with parliamentarians, our passionate volunteers positively impact people living in low-and middle-income countries.
If you're ready to learn about advocacy and committed to taking action every month, join us!
Before you can start volunteering, you must attend an info session. To learn more about us, visit https://resultscanada.ca/join-us/
   
Skills Required: Passionate about ending extreme poverty in low- and middle-income countries
   
Skills Gained/Related Careers: - You will collaborate closely with like-minded individuals and experience what it means to be politically engaged
- We provide best-in-class advocacy support to train and coach volunteers so that they can take on the kind of work that a lobbyist or public relations pro might - but with the authenticity, passion and credibility of everyday people driven by a mission, not by a profit
- You also have the opportunity to participate in our events and conferences that connect you with experts in the International Development Sector
- Finally, the civic engagement knowledge you will acquire can be applied to other public policy issues you care about outside your Results Canada group.
   
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment:
Daytime
Evening
Weekend
Remote Volunteering

Flexible time commitment
1-2 hours per week on average
Location of volunteer opportunity: Brandon
Does opportunity require a criminal record check? No
Does opportunity require a child abuse registry check? No
Opportunity is available to candidates that: Fulfilling volunteer hours for school credit
Uses a mobility device
Required to complete community service
French speaking / Bilingual (French and English)
Organization will provide: A letter of reference
Supervision
Training/Orientation
How to Apply: Email: action@resultscanada.ca
Online: resultscanada.ca/join-us/
Closing Date: Dec 31, 2023
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