Volunteer Positions Available Now!
VOLUNTEER POSITIONS Fall, 2014
Do you have an interest in sustainability? Would you like a valuable volunteer role that contributes to your campus community? PGPIRG might have what you are looking for! We have numerous volunteer opportunities that can accommodate most students’ schedules. Call the PGPIRG office at 250-960-7474 or email email@example.com. The Coordinator would be happy to sit down and answer any questions you might have!
Compost Collection: 45 – 60 minutes of your time (afternoons) 1 x week – participating in the collection of organic waste for campus Compost system.
Local Foods: 1-2 hours, 1 x month – promoting and taking orders for Good Food Boxes containing fresh, local vegetables for campus community; assembling GFBs on day of delivery.
Borrow-A-Mug: ½ an hour, 1 x week (1st thing in morning) – cleaning of mugs for communal-use borrow-a-mug program on campus.
Amnesty International Writing Group – 1 hour, 1 x week –writing letters to fight injustice & promote human rights around the world.
Sustainability Discussion Group – 2 hours, 1 x semester – leading group discussions on varied environmental and social justice issues of local and global relevance.
University Farmers’ Market – 1-2 hour shift (Tuesdays) selling local farmers’ vegetables weekly at our University’s very own Farmers’ Market!
Work parties at Compost Site, Garden, Bulletin Board and other projects – 2 hours per party.
2015 Canada Winter Games Sustainability Committee – 2-4 hours/month – Be a sustainability champion for the Games by leading outreach for initiatives such as Fairtrade, carbon neutrality, green energy, and zero waste (with guidance from CWG Sustainability Manager).