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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

Event Marketing Specialist

The team: Marketing and Communications Team

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
  • Support in the production and distribution of all event invitations, reminders and save-the-dates
  • Update our EventBrite and website with latest events from BWT
  • Ensure all promotional materials (i.e. posters, digital signs etc.) for the events are produced by working with the BWT Brand Specialist

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/ month

Want to learn more? Contact us 

Event

Communication Specialist

The team: Marketing and Communications Team

Location: Vancouver, BC

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Responsibilities include

  • Draft, edit and proofread marketing/communications materials including (but not limited to) event invitations, reminders, newsletters, and other mail-outs
  • Produce a monthly BWT newsletter using MailChimp by collecting and creating stories
  • Maintain BWT’s presence on all social media channels (mainly Twitter and Instagram) by scheduling and creating content across all accounts
  • Update our website and create blogs on an as-needed basis
  • Ensure that all promotional materials (and anything external-facing) are aligned with BWT’s brand identity

What you might learn: 

  • Social media management and content creation
  • Further enhance and excel your copywriting skills
  • 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, marketing or other related fields
  • You are an organization wizard! You have no problem managing multiple projects with various deadlines
  • Bonus: experience in photography

Estimated Time Commitment (per month):

  • 4 hours/ month

Want to learn more? Contact us 

Event

Volunteer – Mingling with Executives and Emerging Talent (MEET)

The team: In Year Events

Location: Vancouver, BC

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Responsibilities include:

  • Millennials Meet Executives
    • Before event
      • Help event and task managers with action items
    • Day of event
      • Help with registration/coat check
      • Be the point of contact for task/event managers
      • Help with any last-minute items

What you might learn:

  • Networking
  • Communication skills

What you bring to the table: 

  • Team work
  • Leadership skills

Estimated Time Commitment (per month):

  • 4 hours/month

Want to learn more? Contact us 

Event

Blogger – Mingling with Executives and Emerging Talent (MEET)

The team: In Year Events

Location: Vancouver, BC

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Responsibilities include:

  • Millennials Meet Executives
    • Day of event
      • Take notes
      • Be the time keeper to help MC
    • After event
      • Create a short blog

What you might learn:

  • Writing skills
  • Networking

What you bring to the table: 

  • Communication skills
  • Team work

Estimated Time Commitment (per month):

  • 4 hours/event day
  • 2 hours/post-event

Want to learn more? Contact us 

Event

Task Manager – Mingling with Executives and Emerging Talent (MEET)

The team: In Year Events

Location: Vancouver, BC

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Responsibilities include:

  • Help the Event Manager with executing specific tasks
  • Own the task

What you might learn:

  • Event planning
  • Networking

What you bring to the table: 

  • Communication
  • Team work
  • Execution Driven

Estimated Time Commitment (per month):

  • 10 hours/month

Want to learn more? Contact us 

Event

Support

The team: Member Company Strategy

Location: Vancouver, BC

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Responsibilities include:

  • Develop bios of prospective sponsors and member companies
  • Support strategy of the team

What you might learn:

  • Develop communication skills that highlight the salient feature of organisations
  • Meet with member company orgs and see what they are doing in addressing the development needs of their staff

What you bring to the table: 

  • Intermediate analytical skills to review potential member companies
  • Writing skills to create summaries of the member companies

Estimated Time Commitment (per month):

  • 4 hours/month

Want to learn more? Contact us 

Event

Lead

The team: Project Management Office

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
  • 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
  • Provide coaching and guidance to PMO coordinators
  • 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:

  • Leadership
  • Project Management PMO funtions
  • Dashboards and Scorecards
  • Public speaking and presentations
  • Facilitating Meetings

What you bring to the table: 

  • Project management/PMO
  • Program design and/or management
  • Relationship management
  • Creating and maintaining a personal/business network
  • Public speaking and presentations

Estimated Time Commitment (per month):

  • 2 to 3* hours / week (* Varies depending on type of meeting/event (e.g., kick-off meeting requires more intensive preparation time).

 

Want to learn more? Contact us 

Event

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 hrs/month

Want to learn more? Contact us