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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 Manager (Millennials Meet Executives Nov 8 )

The team: In Year Events

Location: Vancouver, BC

More details

Responsibilities include

  • Plan the event from start to finish:
    • Plan and execute on venue booking, catering, speakers, etc.
    • Lead a team and delegate tasks

What you might learn:

  • Leadership skills
  • Networking
  • Project Management

What you bring to the table: 

  • Leadership
  • Communication
  • Team Work
  • Execution Driven

Estimated Time Commitment (per month):

  • 20 hours/month

Want to learn more? Contact us 

Close date: August 31st, 2018

Event

Volunteer (Millennials Meet Executives
Nov 15 )

The team: In Year Events

Location: Vancouver, BC

More details

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 

Close date: August 31st, 2018

Event

Blogger (Millennials Meet Executives
Nov 15)

The team: In Year Events

Location: Vancouver, BC

More details

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 

Close date: August 31st, 2018

Event

Task Manager (Millennials Meet Executives
Nov 15)

The team: In Year Events

Location: Vancouver, BC

More details

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 

Close date: August 31st, 2018

Event

Support

The team: Sponsorship Strategy

Location: Vancouver, BC

More details

Responsibilities include:

  • Develop bios of prospective sponsors and member companies
  • Support strategy of Sponsorship 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 

Close date: August 31st, 2018

Event

Lead

The team: Project Management Office

Location: Vancouver, BC

More details

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 

Close date: August 31st, 2018