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.

Graphic Designer

ClimateActionWR Street Team Volunteers

ClimateActionWR Street Team Shift Leaders

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

ClimateActionWR Street Team Volunteers

We’re looking for ClimateActionWR Street Team volunteers to engage with community members in Waterloo Region at events over the summer months.

ClimateActionWR is a collaborative partnership jointly led by Reep Green Solutions and Sustainable Waterloo Region. This program coordinates and facilitates activities in the Climate Action Plan to achieve the Region’s 6% greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction target by 2020.

Between 2010-2015, we achieved a 5.2% reduction in GHG emissions! But our work is not done yet. Last year, through the efforts of our awesome volunteers, we engaged with community members to create an ambitious greenhouse gas reduction target for 2050.

This year, we want to engage with community members in Waterloo Region to generate ideas on how we can contribute to GHG reduction, both at an individual and community level. And to achieve this goal, we are looking for outgoing and passionate volunteers such as yourselves to join our team!

As the ClimateActionWR Street Team Volunteer you would:

  • Attend events in Waterloo Region (Cambridge, Kitchener, Waterloo, and the Townships) between July 2018 and September 2018, and chat with event participants about their ideas on how we can contribute to GHG reductions.

As a strong candidate you are:

  • Outgoing and passionate about combating climate change in Waterloo Region
  • Looking to build leadership and community engagement experience
  • Available to complete volunteer hours between July and September 2018

The time commitment is:

  • Approximately two hours of training and a minimum of 10 hours of volunteering over the 3 month engagement period (approximately 3 shifts)

To learn more about our progress in reducing GHG emissions from 2010 to 2015 check out ClimateActionWR’s Our Progress, Our Path: An Update on Waterloo Region’s Carbon Footprint.

Please complete the Volunteer Application form If you have any questions about the Street Team Shift Volunteer role or applications, please email Katarina at katarina.milicic@climateactionwr.ca

ClimateActionWR Street Team Shift Leaders

We’re looking for Shift Leaders to lead our ClimateActionWR Street Team volunteers and to engage with community members in Waterloo Region at events over the summer months.

ClimateActionWR is a collaborative partnership jointly led by Reep Green Solutions and Sustainable Waterloo Region. This program coordinates and facilitates activities in the Climate Action Plan to achieve the Region’s 6% greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction target by 2020.

Between 2010-2015, we achieved a 5.2% reduction in GHG emissions! But our work is not done yet. Last year, through the efforts of our awesome volunteers, we engaged with community members to create an ambitious greenhouse gas reduction target for 2050.

This year, we want to engage with community members in Waterloo Region to generate ideas on how we can contribute to GHG reduction, both at an individual and community level. And to achieve this goal, we are looking for outgoing and passionate volunteers such as yourselves to join our team!

As the ClimateActionWR Street Team Shift Leader you would:

  • Delegate tasks and provide support to volunteers
  • Communicate with the Community Engagement Coordinator if issues arise at the event(s)
  • Answer community members’ questions as representative for ClimateActionWR and partner organizations

As a strong candidate you are:

  • Outgoing and passionate about combating climate change in Waterloo Region
  • Looking to build leadership and community engagement experience
  • Available to complete volunteer hours between July and September 2018

The time commitment is:

  • Approximately three hours of training and a minimum of 20 hours of volunteering over the 3 month engagement period (approximately 8 shifts)

To learn more about our progress in reducing GHG emissions from 2010 to 2015 check out ClimateActionWR’s Our Progress, Our Path: An Update on Waterloo Region’s Carbon Footprint.

Please complete the Volunteer Application form If you have any questions about the Street Team Shift Leader role or applications, please email Katarina at katarina.milicic@climateactionwr.ca