RESULTS Canada (RESULTS Canada Campus Advocate)

Organization Name: RESULTS Canada
Opportunity Title: RESULTS Canada Campus Advocate
Category: Other Positions
Commitment: Ongoing Opportunity (> 1 year)
Start Date: November 1, 2017
End Date: November 1, 2018

Email: grassroots@results-resultats.ca
Website: https://www.results-resultats.ca/en/
Details:
  • Appropriate for youth (i.e., less than 18)
  • Appropriate for volunteers aged between 18 and 55
  • Appropriate for volunteers aged 55 and over
  • Family-oriented volunteering
Opportunity Description:

RESULTS Canada (RC) is a non-profit national grassroots advocacy organization. For more than 30 years, we have worked to create the political will to end global poverty and demonstrate that individuals can make a difference when they employ their political power. A central element of our work is educating citizens and decision-makers about key problems and solutions associated with extreme poverty. To learn more watch our video here [http://www.results-resultats.ca/en/get-involved/]. Are you a post-secondary student looking for meaningful extra-curricular experience, and leadership opportunity? Are you passionate about international development and sustainable solutions to end global poverty? Do you want to be a part of an international community of advocates? Would you like to learn and practice powerful communication skills and techniques in order to influence decision-makers? Are you a change maker who wants to take actions having impact in the lives of millions of people? If you answered yes to any or all of these questions, then this opportunity could be the right fit for you! Central to RESULTS Canada’s mission are its citizen advocates, passionate people who convene to take action on and create change around the world’s most pressing issues. For the upcoming school year we are looking for enthusiastic leaders who want to take on the challenge of being an ambassador for RESULTS. Included below are some of the volunteer roles we are looking to fill. Please take a look to see which seems like the best fit for you. Group Leader and Co-Leader will: •Take advocacy actions on a RESULTS campaign. (Training provided) • Inspire and lead a group of student volunteers to collectively learn and take actions on solutions to end extreme poverty. (Material and support provided) •Mobilize the group to engage their wider community about issues and solutions to end extreme poverty and about the power of citizen’s voices. • Support and coordinate the roles of the members in the team, and liaise with the RESULTS National Office and Community Outreach Ambassador will: • Take advocacy actions on a RESULTS campaign. (Training provided) • Reach out to students, teachers and community members to expand the reach of your RESULTS Canada group. • Develop an outreach strategy to engage more people in taking advocacy actions on a RESULTS campaigns. Logistics Ambassador will: • Take advocacy actions on a RESULTS campaign. (Training provided) • Coordinate bookings of rooms, meetings, tables and banner space. • Manage database of contacts. Internal Relations Ambassador will: • Take advocacy actions on a RESULTS campaign. (Training provided) • Liaise with club administration, other Club’s executives and, with the leader/co- leader, with RESULTS National Office and Community. • Liaise and partner with other clubs in order to get more people involved in our campaigns against extreme poverty. Promotions Ambassador will: • Take advocacy actions on a RESULTS campaign. (Training provided) • Manage the chapter’s social media presence. • With the support of the National Office, create promotional materials to use on campus. • Liaise with student and community media outlets, such as radio and newspapers. As a RESULTS Canada advocate, you will have the chance to apply to participate in the group leader retreat and the RESULTS National conference happening. These two events are happening in Ottawa in 2018 and will offer valuable leadership training, networking and advocacy experiences. We will be providing a certain amount of bursaries to attend these events. In addition, there are always opportunities to apply for funding for events such as the annual International Conference in Washington were volunteers use their advocacy skills in a meeting with the World Bank, as an example. To apply please fill out this form (https://resultscda.typeform.com/to/uiWWCh). If you have any questions you can send a message to Michele Bruneau at michele@results-resultats.ca

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