Category Archives: Team & Culture

#cheerstovolunteers Recap!

In 2018 Sustainable Waterloo Region had 11,883 hours logged by 116 volunteers! That’s HUGE. Volunteers are the backbone of non-profit organizations and are woven into the fabric of SWR. April 19-25, 2020 was National Volunteer Week but 7 days wasn’t enough time to celebrate our amazing volunteers, we spent all of May showcasing some of […]

Faces of SWR – Amanda Smith

Amanda brought her passion for public policy and writing skills to the ClimateActionWR team at a very ideal time last year; ahead of the Federal Election. As our ‘Policy Researcher’ volunteer, she contacted every candidate within Waterloo Region, asking them tough questions regarding their stances on the climate crisis, and produced a robust blog series […]

Faces of SWR – Armen Poladian

Armen Poladian has been an integral part of Sustainable Waterloo Region (SWR) since March 2018.  Originally working as our evolvGREEN Communications Coordinator, since February 2019 he has been driving the adoption of Electric Vehicles (EVs) and installation of charging stations in Waterloo Region as our ChargeWR Coordinator.  Armen brings to SWR his background in Environmental […]

Faces of SWR – Yvonne Stoll – The Human Connection!

An organization is only as strong as its people. And the people finding those people are therefore extra important. SWR’s amazing HR Manager, Yvonne Stoll helps to make sure we have all the best people for our programs and organization, and that all the measures are in place to support them. Her commitment to SWR […]