Friends of the Earth Canada (FoE) has grown from a small group of volunteers in 1978 to one of the country's most important voices speaking out on environmental issues. We are affiliated with the world's largest grassroots environmental network - Friends of the Earth International - which has 74 national member groups and some 5,000 local activist groups on every continent.
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Friends of the Earth Canada
251 Bank Street, 2nd Floor, Ottawa, ON K2P1X3
Volunteer Information for Friends of the Earth Canada
What services does your organization provide? FoE is a voice for the environment, nationally and internationally, working with others to inspire the renewal of our communities and the earth, through research, education and advocacy.
Do you have any age requirements? 14 years of age or accompanied by a guardian.
Do you require language proficiency other than in English? No
What time commitment(s) are you expecting from a volunteer? Six hours minimum, up to as many hours as they wish.
Are there any other requirements for being a volunteer? No.
Are there any specific skills and experience required? Previous experience with outreach, community engagement, and Microsoft Office would be beneficial but are not required.
What type of volunteer positions are typically available? Outreach, Canvassing, Data Entry
Do you provide training for volunteers? Duties will be explained via email or over the phone.
What are the typical volunteer activities occurring at your organization? Outreach, Canvassing, Data entry.
How will a person benefit from volunteering with Friends of the Earth Canada? Volunteers will gain interpersonal skills, Networking skills, Computer skills, and have a chance to get outside and talk to people about an important cause!
Do you accept high school students? This position can be used towards gaining volunteer hours for high school or college.