- Work remotely
- Flexible in schedule
Events Coordinator & Support Volunteers
Black Eco Bloom is a new sustainable development organization that focuses on supporting individuals who identify with the Black woman experience in their journeys in the environmental sector in Canada and abroad. We want to create a space that nurtures Black women, Black transgender women and Black non-binary individuals to be leaders in the environmental sector. **About the Role** Black Eco Bloom (BEB) is currently recruiting 2 to 3 volunteers to support our Events planning team. We are looking for 2 Events Coordinators to work with our Outreach lead on planning, facilitating and managing our upcoming events. We are looking for 1 Event Support volunteer to support event planning tasks. Event Coordinators & Support volunteers will be responsible for planning and executing all tasks related to hosting events for BEB. Both positions are flexible and dependent on the events we have upcoming. **Essential Responsibilities:** - Planning & assisting in the facilitation of events as they come - More casual position, participation requirements increase as events are proposed - Responsible for creating event/campaign plans, budgets, promotional plans and task lists - Fundraising for event budgets & finding event sponsors - Creating event timelines & tasks - Working with Outreach Lead on promotion, event sponsors, speakers etc. - The Event Support Volunteer will support with these tasks **Essential Qualifications:** - Previous experience in event planning for a non-profit - Previous experience with community outreach - Excellent organization skills - Ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines - Ability to work in a completely remote environment & maintain regular communication with the team - Excellent written and verbal communication skills - Ability to work independently & collaboratively - Ability to work autonomously - Knowledge of fundraising & procurement tactics **Nice to have’s:** - 1+ year of experience in an Organizer, Community Outreach or Event Planning role - Non-profit experience - Experience working in an environmental justice organization - Knowledge of anti-racist/anti-colonial principles - Experience working with Notion **About You** - You believe in Equity, Diversity & Inclusion - You have a passion for equality - You thrive in a collaborative environment - You’re creative and innovative - You want an opportunity to grow, learn and gain administrative experience in the environmental justice sector **Time Commitment**: Flexible, depending on the event, will require more hours closer to event dates (ie. 5-6hrs/week a month or two leading up to the event) **The above qualifications are guidelines not requirements, if you have a passion for sustainable development and love to create engaging content – APPLY!** **We strongly encourage applications from all religious backgrounds, persons of color, women, Indigenous individuals, persons with disabilities and others who can contribute to the diversification of our community.**
Why should you volunteer for this opportunity?
Our volunteers gain experience in a start-up non-profit and have the opportunity to contribute to the growth of the organization. Each volunteer has the opportunity to learn and grow. We provide reference letters and “hours of service” accounts where applicable. Black Eco Bloom values creating a community with our volunteers.
- Remote or online
- Flexible in schedule