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Volunteer Opportunities

Develop, Learn, and Grow Through Your Next Great Leadership Experience.

Volunteering with Bringing Women Together (BWT) gives you a unique opportunity to work and learn from other industry leading women, provides you a chance to get to know other local sponsor organizations, and provides you a sandbox and support to test out your next great idea to help women develop, network, and grow into leadership positions.

Current Opportunities

Event

Program Co-ordinator

The team: Mentorship Management

Location: Vancouver, BC

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Responsibilities include

  • Content support and creation for Mentorship program including Slack channel, Blog, Newsletters
  • Community building through our Slack channel including posting of copy and Content, monitoring conversations and responding where possible and/or escalating to Co-Leads if necessary
  • Liaising with Co-Leads and Marketing team to support communications through the Slack channel and leverage opportunities for integration
  • Co-ordinating group calls/meetings to support Mentorship program
  • Additional duties as agreed/assigned

What you might learn: 

  • Mentorship Program Community building
  • Communications and Content Creation Support

What you bring to the table:

  • Content creation
  • Communications
  • Graphic design
  • Detail-oriented
  • Slack

Estimated Time Commitment (per month):

  • 6-8 hours a month with some additional time in September required

Want to learn more? Contact us 

Event

PMO Coordinator

The team: Project Management Office

Location: Vancouver, BC

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Support the PMO Leads in performing the following tasks:

  • Provide assistance and guidance to the Governance Team to implement strategies and plans
  • Develop BWT metrics, registers, and build scorecards
  • Develop PMO annual strategy and plan
  • Attend PMO weekly team meeting
  • Promote and guide the collection of event metrics data with event teams
  • Build templates (e.g., event toolkits, etc.)
  • Design and document processes (for IYE, Finance)
  • Schedule all internal meetings and events
  • Facilitate all internal meetings (annual kick-off, annual strategy & planning, monthly status meeting, governance breakfast meetings)
  • Develop meeting presentations
  • Collect and collate presentation contents from committee leads for internal meetings
  • Meeting notes of actions and decisions

What you might learn: 

  • Mentorship and people/team management
  • Strategic planning
  • Business process design
  • Project management/PMO
  • Relationship management
  • Creating and maintaining a personal/business network
  • Public speaking and presentations

What you bring to the table:

  • Energy, enthusiasm, initiative; a can-do attitude
  • Team player
  • Leverage own diverse skill sets
  • Keenness to learn
  • Desire to expand inter-company and intra-company network

Estimated Time Commitment (per month):

  • 6 to 8 hours/month
  • Varies depending on type of meeting/event (e.g., kick-off meeting requires more intensive preparation time).

Want to learn more? Contact us 

Event

Social Media Specialist

The team: Marketing & Communications

Location: Vancouver, BC

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Responsibilities include:

  • Developing social media content plans that are consistent with the BWT’s brand identity.
  • Creating consistent, meaningful content on all social media platforms, including writing and editing social media posts, improving engagement, and promoting social media campaigns
  • Create social media content to promote upcoming events, leading up to the event

What you might learn:

  • Use of Hootsuite, Twitter and Linkedln

What you bring to the table: 

  • Some experience with social media including Twitter and LinkedIn
  • Bonus: experience in graphic design

Estimated Time Commitment (per month)

  • 3 – 6 hours

Want to learn more? Contact us 

Event

Event Marketing Specialist

The team: Marketing & Communications

Location: Vancouver, BC

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Responsibilities include:

  • Lead internal stakeholders to plan, coordinate, and execute an integrated event marketing strategy for our various events
  • Produce and distribution all event invitations, reminders and save-the-date emails
  • Update our EventBrite and website with latest events from BWT and
  • Work with the Brand Specialist in preparing all marketing materials for the event, including posters, digital signs and other advertisements

What you might learn:

  • Best practices in event marketing
  • How to use MailChimp, EventBrite, Hootsuite, WordPress and more

What you bring to the table: 

  • You have 6+ months of relevant work experience in communications or event management
  • You are an organization wizard! You have no problem managing multiple projects with various deadlines
  • Bonus: experience in graphic design

Estimated Time Commitment (per month)

  • 4 – 8 hours

Want to learn more? Contact us 

Event

Membership Process Analyst

The team: Membership Management

Location: Vancouver, BC

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Responsibilities include:

  • Monitor BWT mailbox and reply to messages
  • Assist as backup on new volunteer job postings or new member database updates
  • Assist with special projects related to membership management
  • Attend bi-weekly committee meetings

What you might learn:

  • Volunteer management

What you bring to the table: 

  • Good organization skills
  • Good follow-up and attention to detail

Estimated Time Commitment (per month)

  • 4 hours

Want to learn more? Contact us 

Event

Member Communication Specialist

The team: Membership Management

Location: Vancouver, BC

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Responsibilities include:

  • Send all formal communications to BWT Members
  • Send email communications to Onboard new volunteers – (including a cc to the Database Analyst, Team Primes, and Governance Primes for Volunteer’s company)
  • Off board volunteers
  • Maintain email templates
  • Maintain email account for Membership (future)

What you might learn:

  • Networking
  • Communication skills
  • Project management

What you bring to the table: 

  • Excellent communications skills
  • Ability to manage the asks in a timely manner

Estimated Time Commitment (per month)

  • 1 – 2 hours

Want to learn more? Contact us 

Event

Co-Lead

The team: Membership Management

Location: Vancouver, BC

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Responsibilities include:

  • Encourage leadership among team members; in the event of your term ending, identify a potential successor and facilitate their transition
  • Support BWT organization with the volunteers needs (monthly reporting on volunteers needs, determine gaps, onboard volunteers, offboard volunteers, communicate vacancies, volunteers engagement)
  • Create consistent processes and templates within their area BWT members database management
  • Onboard new volunteers
  • Off board volunteers
  • Support the other streams in getting the volunteers needed
  • Work with the Knowledge management team to optimize the SAP Jam for volunteers use
  • Work with the Marketing team to setup an engagement strategy for volunteers

What you might learn:

  • Mentorship and team management
  • Creating and maintaining a business network
  • Public speaking and presentations
  • Process improvement
  • Strategic planning
  • Project management

What you bring to the table: 

  • Project management
  • Team management
  • Public speaking
  • Quality assurance and process improvement

Estimated Time Commitment (per month)

  • 15 hours

Want to learn more? Contact us 

Event

Day-of Event Volunteers

The team: In Year Events

Location: Vancouver, BC

More details

Responsibilities include:

  • We have three virtual events happening over the summer and would love to have some volunteers to help facilitate.
  • You will assist with logistics and get to communicate with attendees from our six member companies!

What you might learn:

  • Organizational skills and management
  • Networking, meeting new people from all different backgrounds and workstreams

What you bring to the table: 

  • Commitment and interest in the event topic
  • Enthusiasm and creativity; dedication to make a great event that shows BWT at its best

Estimated Time Commitment

  • 1-2 hours preparation
  • Day of event (2 hours)

Want to learn more? Contact us