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 Yvonne.

Business Development Generalist

Graphic Designer

Business Development Generalist

The Business Development (BD) Generalist is a key contributor to the growth of Sustainable Waterloo Region’s new memberships in the Regional Sustainability Initiative and TravelWise programs. The BD team members conduct business research, work collaboratively to develop an outreach strategy and create business materials to support the achievement of their goals.

As a Business Development Generalist you would:

  • Research companies, formulate profiles, and develop recommendations
    of potential leads for SWR Regional Sustainability Initiative and
    TravelWise program membership.
  • Assist in the preparation of slideshow presentations and materials for
    external meetings with potential leads
  • Compile industry and program research for potential business
    development outreach campaigns.
  • Provide insight and support towards the decision making and
    coordination involved in the business development strategy process.
  • Support the initiation, planning, and execution of projects related to
    improving the overall business development strategy.

As a strong candidate for this role you bring:

  • Passion for environmental sustainability
  • Project Management skills
  • Excellent Communication, both oral and written
  • Relationship management experience
  • Interest in merging business and environment
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong organizational skills

To apply check out our recruitment process here

Graphic Designer

Do you have graphic design skills, are passionate about environmental sustainability and are looking for an opportunity to volunteer your skills and make a difference in your local community?

Sustainable Waterloo Region is looking to build a team of “on-call” Graphic Designer volunteers to complete various projects. You will create new design content in line with our brand, and  support the organization to maintain a consistent visual identity across a diverse range of print and web projects.

As a Graphic Designer you would:

  • Work with the Marketing Manager to maintain consistency in Sustainable Waterloo Region’s brand identity, logo and professional templates
  • Assist with the ongoing graphic design needs of Sustainable Waterloo Region, including the revision and creation of print materials, signage, web design, corporate slide decks, and year-end report

As a strong candidate for this role, you have:

  • Knowledge and experience in, and access to Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, or InDesign
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team that provides and receives feedback on creative concepts
  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Post-secondary education in a graphic design related discipline or relevant experience an asset

This is a project-based role and the time commitment will vary with the type and complexity of the project

Please include samples of your work with your application

To apply check out our recruitment process here