BurlingtonGreen Youth Network Online Drop-in Meeting Attendee

(BurlingtonGreen Environmental Association)

Position ID: V-HVC0019 Last Full Update: 13 Apr 2022
Opportunity Details
CommentsVolunteers welcome at any time.
ContactKale Black, Senior Program Coordinator, BurlingtonGreen Environmental Association; Email: kale@burlingtongreen.org
DutiesGetting Inspired, Learning, Outdoor Opportunities, Social Media Content Creation Opportunities 
Are you between the ages of 14 - 24? Are you interested in protecting the environment? Do you want to learn how YOU can make a difference? Whether you are a passionate environmentalist, if you have even a small interest, or want to know where to start, our drop-in Zoom meetings are for YOU!  
 
By sharing ideas, resources, successes and by working together on school and community eco-projects, we can have a greater impact with a louder voice. After all, it is OUR collective future.  
 
UPCOMING BGYN (BurlingtonGreen Youth Network) MEETINGS AND EVENTS  
Usually every other Monday @ 4:30 over Zoom, plus outdoor hikes, event greening activities, and opportunities to connect and care for nature as part of our Youth Connect 4 Climate initiative. 
 
Join us every other week as we learn about eco-issues and campaigns, plan educational / empowering activities eco-action activities for the community, discuss the latest eco-news, and connect with like minded people. All are welcome!  
 
Where and How: On Zoom. Message us on social media or send us an e-mail for the link  
When: Every other Monday at 4:30pm (stay tuned to our Instagram to see promos for upcoming meetings / events).  
If you have something you would like to add to the agenda, please let us know when you join the meeting or get the invite.
More Info Linkwww.instagram.com/bgyouthnetwork
BenefitsConnect with other young people who care about the environment, listen to inspiring Guest Speakers, stay up to date on eco-events & volunteer opportunities & earn volunteer hours for attending meetings
ClientsOther meeting attendees - additional volunteer opportunities optional
Ages14 year(s) - 24 year(s)
Suitable for Highschool Credit HoursYes
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Youth (12-18) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students ; Newcomers / English as a second language ; Community Groups
Areas of InterestCommunity / Neighbourhood Volunteering ; Community Outreach ; Nature / Environment ; Program Coordination / Support ; Volunteer from Home / Virtual ; Youth Engagement
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; General Computer Skills ; Listening Skills ; Lots of skills helpful for volunteer projects. No skills required to attend meetings.
Commitment LengthOne Time / Special Event ; Short Term ; Medium Term (4 months to 1 year) ; Long Term ; No commitment drop-in bi-weekly meetings.
Interaction LevelSmall Group ; Virtual Volunteering ; Meetings & events currently held on Zoom, with some in person offerings.
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityFully Accessible ; Computer with internet access & Zoom for online meetings. Transportation needed to get to in-person activities at different locations with different accessibility.
Number of PositionsBurlington: 100 individual(s) 
 
100 individual(s) needed in total. 
 
Meetings are held every other week regardless of # of attendees. Volunteer opportunities available, no minimum amount of volunteers required. No maximum.
TrainingTraining is provided ; Training on-going ; All are welcome, no skills/training required. Just click our Zoom link (in bio of our instagram page) & hop in. No camera/audio required, although it is nice for making friends :)
Application Deadline31 Dec 2025
CostNo cost - all expenses incurred by host
Police CheckNot Required
Additional RequirementsAll that is required is that you are between the ages of 14-24 and that you would like to attend
Start DateOn or after 15 Feb 2021
End Date31 Dec 2025
Agency Details
Organization NameBurlingtonGreen Environmental Association
Office Phone905-975-5563
E-Mailbg@burlingtongreen.org
Websitewww.burlingtongreen.org
Address & Map
Burlington, ON
Mailing AddressPO Box 91515 
Roseland Plaza 
Burlington, ON L7R 4L6