Below are 5 areas of volunteer opportunities available this February/March.
Please use the checklist below or email firstname.lastname@example.org to let us know how you'd like to help out.
1. Administrative Volunteer
We have an immediate need for an administrative volunteer to help on Wednesday or Friday on an ongoing regular basis.
If you have strong computer, organizational and written communication skills, we could really use your help!
Please contact Arlene Slocombe for more information or to volunteer! email@example.com
2. Volunteer at Public Events
There are many events at which Wellington Water Watchers will be tabling to help spread our message that Water is for Life, Not for Profit. We are currently enjoying unprecedented media coverage and it is more important than ever to maintain a strong presence in our community.
- Guelph Farmer’s Market: Saturdays, 7 am-12 pm. At the "Big Umbrella", Guelph
Please indicate at which event(s) you'd like to volunteer using the online form, below or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
3. Video Production Volunteer
Do you have experience making informational videos? If so, we need your help!
Wellington Water Watchers is producing an informational video that will provide an overview of why ground water is under threat in Wellington County and why we must Stop Nestle here.
The video will be under 5 minutes in length. The format will be primarily a narrated speech by a presenter. We need help inserting titles, graphics and other editing assistance.
We are looking for someone with video editing skills, software and equipment.
Please contact Catherine Killen for more information or to volunteer! ckillen1 (at) gmail.com
4. Volunteer at the EcoMarket
Usually the EcoMarket is combined with an event called H20 Go Festival. This year, they are all rolled into one and they are in need of volunteers to help set up and take down. Please see below if you can help.
eMERGE Guelph is looking for volunteers to help with their 10th annual EcoMarket – Sustainability Expo. The EcoMarket is taking place Saturday, March 25th at the Old Quebec Street Mall. Whether you’re available for one hour or the whole day your help would be greatly appreciated!
We’re looking for volunteers who can lend a hand with set up and take down, as well as assisting and engaging exhibitors.
Refreshments and lunch will be provided.
If interested contact Steve Yessie at email@example.com or by phone at 519.763.2652.
5. Volunteer sought to fill vacancy on Lake Erie Region Source Protection Committee
Wellington Water Watchers would love to have a representative sit on this committee on our behalf. If this is of interest, please email firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss. Please see the post below.
Applications are being accepted until Friday, March 17, 2017 to fill a vacancy for a public interest (general public) representative on the Lake Erie Region Source Protection Committee.
The 24-member committee oversees development and implementation of plans to protect the sources of municipal drinking water in four watersheds: Grand River, Long Point Region, Catfish Creek and Kettle Creek. The work is being done under the Ontario Clean Water Act, 2006.
The term of office will begin in May 2017 and last about 4 years, with a possibility of renewal.
The application form and more information on the eligibility and duties of committee members can be found on the Source Protection Committee webpage or is available at the head office of the Grand River Conservation Authority at 400 Clyde Rd., Cambridge.
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