Volunteer Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with our team! New volunteer opportunities are constantly being posted, so please continue to check back if there isn’t anything here that fits your interests today.

To apply to a role, please checkout our recruitment process here.

If you have any questions about volunteering with us, please don’t hesitate to email Lisa.

Social Media Coordinator (TravelWise and ChargeWR)

Salesforce Coordinator

Social Media Coordinator (TravelWise and ChargeWR)

Are you passionate about social media and environmental sustainability? SWR’s PR team is growing and we are looking for a Social Media Coordinator to help connect SWR’s TravelWise and ChargeWR brands to the community through their various social media platforms.

As a Social Media Coordinator (TravelWise and ChargeWR) you would:

  • Develop and schedule electric-vehicle related content for ChargeWR’s Facebook and Twitter accounts
  • Develop and schedule regular posts about local transportation initiatives and commuting related content on Twitter from the TravelWiseWR account, adhering to TravelWise’s communication guidelines
  • Track ChargeWR and TravelWise SWR social media analytics to develop a better understanding of what posts are most effective
  • Monitor social media accounts, joining conversations and replying to comments where necessary
  • Interview and photograph commuting champions identified by staff to develop new Commuters of Waterloo Region profiles for the #CommutersWR twitter campaign and TravelWise e-newsletter

As a strong candidate for the role you are:

  • Skilled written and verbal communicator
  • Adept at developing content for social media platforms
  • Passionate about environmental sustainability
  • Available approximately 5 hours per week, including weekly SWR team meetings and PR team meetings for an 8 month minimum duration


Salesforce Coordinator

Do you have a strong working knowledge of Salesforce and best practices for its customization and use in an organization?

Sustainable Waterloo Region is looking for a volunteer to help our team with Salesforce troubleshooting.

As our Salesforce Specialist you would:

  • Consult with each of our functional areas regarding how they currently use Salesforce, and how they would like to
  • Create a plan to meet everyone’s contact and sales management needs with Salesforce
  • Lead the implementation of this plan
  • Provide training for staff and volunteers that will be using Salesforce

As a strong candidate for this role you have:

  • Excellent working and customization knowledge of Salesforce
  • Strong communication skills
  • The ability to manage a project from start to end
  • 5 hours/week (or more) to commit to this project for ~3 months (the duration to be determined based on how long you think is required to successfully complete this project)