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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

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 

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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 

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Support

The team: Membership Company Strategy

Location: Vancouver, BC

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Responsibilities include:

  • Develop bios of prospective sponsors and member companies
  • Support strategy of Member Company Strategy team

What you might learn:

  • Develop communication skills that highlight the salient features 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

Want to learn more? Contact us 

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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 

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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 

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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 

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Finance Controller

The team: Project Management Office

Location: Vancouver, BC

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Responsibilities include:

  • Pursue improved financial business practises, reporting and decision making
  • Establish a long-term financial plan for BWT
  • Set and manage overall budget for BWT
  • Establish a regular cadence to review BWT financial health with governance
  • Increase awareness and accountability of event primes’ budget management
  • Coordinate with Sponsorship and Governance team on financial modelling, sponsorship invoicing and allocation and collection of sponsorship payments
  • Participate in regular BWT governance meetings and events.
  • Manage BWT bank account
  • Create and manage invoice/payment processes across BWT and BWT events
  • Collaborate across BWT teams to ensure they are trained and understand budget and financial processes

What you might learn:

  • Financial planning, budgeting & modeling
  • Financial management, bank account reconciliation & management
  • Mentorship and people/team management
  • Project management
  • 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 network

Estimated Time Commitment (per month)

  • 4 hours

Want to learn more? Contact us 

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Wellness Workshop Event Manager (June/ July)

The team: In Year Events

Location: Vancouver, BC

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Responsibilities include:

Here are the future events planned in the latter half of the year:

  • The Wellness Workshop is a virtual event working with a wellness ambassador to provide a laid-back, healing time for attendees.
  • The Workshop will focus on how we can best improve our workspace and time while spending more time at home – from designing a home office space to creating a day schedule.
  • Attendees are encouraged to bring their family.
  • As a Manager, you will plan the event from start to finish.
  • You will oversee the structure and logistics of the event, including theme, tools, and speaker management.
  • It’s your event; you are in charge of implementing your vision!

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 (per week)

  • 1-2 hours / week leading up to event
  • Day of event (2 hours)
  • Wrap-up activities (2 hours)

Want to learn more? Contact us