Join our Environmental Issues Committee

We’re recruiting members to join our Environmental Issues Committee!

Our Women and Environment program is aimed at equipping women in Calgary with the capacity, agency and resources they need to take part in sustainable development, learn about environmental issues, and work for environmental change. To make this vision a reality, we run monthly Women and Environment workshops, which are a place for women to learn about, and take action on, environmental issues that are important to them.

This work is led and supported by a committee of 8 – 10 women who are passionate about environmental issues, who meet monthly to identify topic and plan Women and Environment workshops. We’re recruiting volunteer committee members to take part. Read on below for more information!

Volunteer committee members wanted – Environmental Issues Committee

Description: We are looking for women to volunteer their voice, experience and expertise toward the development of our new environmental program at the Women’s Centre. This is a new committee developed to increase women’s voices and collective impact in environmental work.

Job Duties: Environmental Issues Committee volunteers will:

  • Guide the development and facilitation of a monthly environmental issues discussion series at the Women’s Centre
  • Work to apply a gender lens to environmental and sustainability issues in Calgary and Southern Alberta
  • Research and provide information on the intersections between women’s issues and environmental issues in Calgary
  • Share the stewardship committee’s collective knowledge through participation in community events that work to address environmental issues impacting the lives of women

Needed skills:
Interest or experience in any of the following: women’s issues, environmental issues, public policy, sustainable development, Indigenous issues, Reconciliation, community organizing.

Time commitment:

6 – 8 hours per month, with opportunity for additional projects if desired.

Where: The Women’s Centre of Calgary, 39 4 Street NE

How to apply:
For more information or to apply for this position, please contact Krystal Northey, or call 403-264-1155. If you are applying by email, please write a short (250 word) description of your background, interests, and what inspired you to apply. We are looking for committee members of all backgrounds and experience levels! Please include a copy of your resume if you have one, but note that this is not a requirement.

This position closes on Tuesday June 18, 8:00 pm. 

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