RISE Ambassador

Organization Details
Organization Name: RISE (Apathy is Boring)
Address: Winnipeg MB
Website: http://www.apathyisboring.com/
Organizational Description: Apathy is Boring is a national non-partisan, youth-led organization that supports youth to become change-makers in their everyday lives and communities.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: Do you want to create change in your community? Connect with other young people and other community organization in your city? We got you!

RISE is designed for young people with little to no previous experience in volunteering. We mean it! You don't need to have ANY previous experience.

During 22 weeks, as Ambassadors, you will develop new skills (Project management, collective decision making, team building, budgeting, research, etc.), learn about community engagement, and develop a project on a theme that matters to you. You will also have access to mentors and various workshops during the program.

The theme for COHORT 12 is RESILIENT CITIES. From accessibility to arts, infrastructure, and green spaces to civic engagement, resilient cities are about developing spaces, activities, and initiatives that can lead local communities to thrive.

If you're aged between 18 to 30, this is your chance to learn about community work, build confidence and make new connections in a supportive environment.

LEARN MORE AND APPLY ON OUR WEBSITE: https://www.apathyisboring.com/joinrise

Deadline to apply is May 08 2023. Cohort 12 will start in late July/early August 2023 and end in early December 2023

Skills Required: None! Come as you are! All skills required to build a community project will be learned throughout the program!
Skills Gained/Related Careers: Project management
Budget/finance management
Analyzing qualitative and quantitative data
Public speaking
Team work building
Time management
Anti-Oppression workshop
Social Media management
Age: 18-30
Time Commitment: Evening
The RISE program requires a 6 hour commitment every week. 3 of those hours will be in in-person at an accessible location within Winnipeg. The in-person meeting time takes place from 6:00pm - 9:00pm on the same day every week (this day is chosen by the accepted group of Ambassadors) The other 3 hours is individual work that you can do on your own personal time!
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
Uses a wheelchair
Organization will provide: Supervision
How to Apply: Online: www.apathyisboring.com/joinrise
Closing Date: May 8, 2023