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  • wants to volunteer 2018-12-30 11:06:45 -0500

    Want to join and help a Chapter executive team?

    Help your Local Chapter

    Looking to help your local Women's March Canada chapter? You're in the right place.

    The work we do is empowering, but not easy. Making the equality of Women the new norm takes a team with a variety of skill sets to support each other professionally and emotionally.

    Before we get started make sure there is a Women's March Canada chapter in your community by having a look at our Chapter list here. If there isn't a Chapter in your area, please consider starting one!

    We have listed some positions Women's March Canada chapters have available. We are open to feedback and ideas on what could be improved. Is there a position missing you think would be a good addition? Let us know.

    Vice Chair

    • Assist co-leads with setting Chapter goals
    • Co-organize regular meetings and check-ins with volunteers
    • Collaborate volunteers with the membership coordinator
    • Attend bi-weekly meetings co-leads
    • Time commitment:
      • Minimum 3h a week, consistent responsibilities
      • Recommended to be shared

    Communications coordinator (Marketing specialist)

    • Manage our social media presence including Twitter, Instagram and Facebook
    • Update website with local events that complement the H.E.R.S areas of focus
    • Create event pages and key messaging for upcoming events
    • Respond to inquiries over social media
    • Time commitment:
      • Minimum 3h a week, consistent responsibilities
      • Recommended to be shared

    Event coordinator(s)

    • Collaborate with team members on community engagement, fundraising and march events
    • Create key messaging with communications coordinator for event promotions
    • Help with the ideation, planning, and execution of events
    • Develop key goals and metrics of success for events
    • Find local events that chapter can collaborate on, this could be a boothing opportunity, fundraiser to support, speaking opportunity or re-sharing on our social media channels
    • Time commitment:
      • Minimum 3h a week, consistent responsibilities, approximately 2h higher during event season
      • Recommended to be shared

    Treasurer

    • Aggregate and track receipts, donations and in-kind goods from various chapter members
    • Seek and apply to grants to aid chapter activities
    • Advise members before major purchases
    • Work with event coordinator for event budget and spending
    • Coordinate finances with Women’s March Canada team
    • Time commitment:
      • Minimum 1h a week, heavier around tax season and major chapter events (March January 19th)

    Fundraising Coordinator(s)

    • Proactively approach and create initial contact with community members with the goal of acquiring new local corporate participation, sponsorship and individual donations.
    • Maintaining excellent relationships with established supporters and liaise with prospects to maximize all available opportunities for partnerships and revenue growth
    • Support and inspire event organizers, participants and volunteers so they can be successful in their desire to support Women's March Canada;
    • Assist the chapter and individuals with online fundraising
    • Coordinate funding information with Treasurer and Women’s March Canada team
    • Time commitment:
      • Minimum 3h a week, consistent responsibilities, approximately 2h higher during event season
      • Recommended to be shared

    Faculty Lead(s)

    • Act as a Chapter representative in the academic community within post-secondary institutions in the region. 
    • Advocate for systemic movement to equality within course creation and process changes
    • Identify and implement areas for collaboration between academics and the local chapter. These “areas” are included, but not limited to: event speaking opportunities, research applicable to our work, new content creation that can be informed by the Women’s March lense, etc.
    • Identify the needs of female faculty
    • Time commitment:
      • Flexible, largely project dependent
      • Can be shared

    Student Lead(s)

    • Forge and nurture relationships with post-secondary clubs and organizations
    • Liaise with student volunteers
    • Booth at related on-campus events and demonstrations as a Women’s March Canada chapter representative
    • Represent and advocate for the student population  at chapter meetings
    • Time commitment:
      • Flexible, largely event dependent
      • Can be shared

    Membership Coordinator

    • Create content to draw more volunteers to the chapter
    • Assist Vice Chair and co-leads in volunteer management
    • Onboard new volunteers and familiarize them with Women’s March Canada chapter best practices and goals
    • Coordinate with team members to ensure Women’s March presence at community events
    • Time commitment:
      • Minimum 2h weekly, largely event dependent and peaks pre- and post-March (January 19th)
      • Recommended to be shared

    Lean In Coordinator(s)

    • Recruit and confirm presenters for monthly lunches based on discussion guides available on LeanIn.org
    • Confirm numbers for monthly lunches with Circle location (for lunch orders. if applicable)
    • Confirm room for each monthly lunch with Circle location
    • Update WMC website calendar, WMC facebook group for your area with upcoming Lunches, presentation topics, and presentation leads
    • Time commitment:
      • Minimum 5h monthly

    Other Roles May Include: 

    • Administration
    • Creative (Graphic Design, Photography, etc.)
    • Community Outreach (Advocacy, Social Media, etc.)
    • Student Outreach
    • Event Planning
    • Fundraising & Development
    • Finance
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  • answered 2018-12-30 11:05:51 -0500
    Q: Have you participated in any Women’s March events to date? If yes, please list events.
    A: I have participated in two previous Women’s Marches in 2017, and in 2018.

    Chapter Application Form

    Become a Women's March Canada Chapter Leader

    Our mission is to inspire, unite and lead the charge for the advancement of women in Canada.

    Before filling this form out please check the Women's March Canada Chapter List here and see if there is already a Women's March Chapter in your area. While we do allow for multiple Chapters in large cities, we encourage you to consider reaching out and working together with an existing Chapter rather than starting a new Chapter.

    If you are curious about what it means to be a Women's March Canada chapter have a look at our chapter agreement. Keep in mind that Women's March Canada is a new, grassroots not-for-profit organization. The responsibilities of and details about WMC Leaders will grow over the next year.

    Women’s March Canada Chapters and University Clubs aim to increase public awareness and provides ways to act around issues surrounding women’s health, economic security, representation, and safety by hosting events, providing networking and mentoring opportunities, and organizing annual Women’s Marches.

    Local activities that local Women’s March Canada Chapters and University Clubs may be involved in may include, but are not limited to:

    • fundraising for local sexual health and reproductive rights service providers;
    • organizing events to help women empowering each other to build purposeful and fulfilling careers;
    • raise awareness in your community about annual Equal Pay Days and education;
    • helping current, or organizing new, women's campaign schools to encourage more women to run for office;
    • participating in, listening and helping to organize local events to commemorate missing and murdered Indigenous women;
    • fundraising for local sexual assault service providers.
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  • @MoarSerena tweeted link to Join our team. 2018-12-30 10:47:17 -0500

    Join our team

    Your time and skills are valuable to us.

    If you are looking for opportunities to give back to your community, meet new people, have new experiences, volunteering with the Women's March Canada could be the right place for you.

    Become a volunteer