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About the Position
Position # 2137
OrganizationGLOCAL Foundation of Canada
Position Community Engagement and Research Volunteer (Online Position)
Impact Statement Are you interested in community engagement? Do you want to bring about effective changes in democratic participation and improve digital citizenship?

If so, this is the perfect opportunity for you! Through volunteering in a start-up environment, you will engage in strategic planning, program design and interdisciplinary research for civil society engagement.

GLOCAL Foundation of Canada is a non-for-profit organization that strives to provide innovative programs and cross-disciplinary resources to help Canadians better engage in public policy making and problem-solving. GLOCAL advances this mission of strengthening local-global understanding through research, events, and training programs.
Description Volunteer Position Description

Scope of the responsibilities:
Work closely with GLOCAL Research Analysts and supervisors to gather, enter, and analyse data on political representatives at municipal level.
Conduct research and understand the political environment of the province. This includes but not limited to research on local issues, provincial policy concerns and regional politics.
Provide support in GLOCAL’s social media engagement, create infographics and produce short videos on social causes.
Assist in community engagement and outreach at local level.

Special arrangements can be made for online group volunteering with collaborative tasks for schoolers.
Training Details Supervision:
The successful candidate will volunteer with the executive team of the Foundation. Ongoing support will be offered by the Manager to ensure holistic development of the volunteer in capacities relevant to the position. A weekly meeting will be scheduled for the volunteer to receive support and direction, as well as targeted opportunities and guidance for personal growth and development, such as future career planning. We aim to make this a comprehensive learning experience for the volunteers.

Learning Component:
Through volunteering, the volunteer will gain professional skills in research, business development, strategic planning, grants applications, communication, and leadership.
Working Conditions Hours Per Week:
This is a remote role with flexible start dates.
We hope the volunteer is able to dedicate 2-6hrs/week.
A minimum of 3 months commitment is expected.
Minimum Duration 3 months or less
Timing Anytime
Age 12+
Ideal for An Individual, A Group
Transportation Car required
Area(s) of Interest Communication/Public Relations, Technology, Library/Research , Leadership/Management, Office Work
Skill(s) Collaboration, Interpersonal Communication, Community Knowledge/Awareness, Thought Leadership (Innovation), Flexibility
How to Apply
Application Link:
Website https://glocalfoundation.ca/
Email Send an Email Message
Contact Nushrat Anjum
Address 450 Southwest Marine Drive, 18th Floor Vancouver, V5X 0C3
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