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Youth Climate Activation Circle

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Volunteer Position Name / Role: Youth Climate Activation Circle
Date Posted: Friday, June 28, 2024
Organization Name: County of Dufferin
Organization Contact: County of Dufferin
519 941 2816
climate@dufferincounty.ca
Why you might want to consider taking this opportunity: As a Youth Climate Ambassador, volunteers will receive climate change training, build skills, explore green career pathways, and develop community networks, leading up to the creation of a local climate action project.

About You

- You are between 16 – 25 years of age
- You are a resident of Dufferin County
- You are passionate about and driven to advance solutions to climate change. Note: No previous experience is necessary!
- You are able to commit to 60 hours (inclusive of training) to the Youth Climate Activation Circle between September 2024 and June 2025

What We Can Offer

- $500 stipend or community service hours recognition
- Reimbursement for eligible participation expenses (e.g. transportation or childcare)
- Official “Youth Climate Ambassador” certificate
- A letter of support and/or reference
- Skills building, exposure to ‘green’ career pathways, and connections to local experts
Type of Organization: Public Service
More Info Link: http://www.dufferincounty.on.ca
Volunteer type position is suitable for:
  • Youth
Duties / Roles / Activities: As a Youth Climate Ambassador, you will:

- Learn about climate science, causes, solutions, engagement, and justice
- Collaborate with fellow volunteers to create and execute a local climate action project
- Build skills, connect with local experts and discover green career pathways
Sample Tasks:
Dates & Times:
  • Evening
  • Weekend
Seasonal: All Year
Location of Volunteer Activity:
  • Any Dufferin
  • Orangeville and area
  • Shelburne and area
  • Grand Valley and area
Wheelchair Accessibility: Yes
Can be used toward '40 Hours' for Highschool Graduation (OSSD): Yes
Does this opportunity relate to COVID-19: No
Commitment Length / Duration: Moderate Term (3 months to 1 year)
Training Required:
  • None
Transportation: Own Transportation Required
Expires: Wednesday, July 31, 2024
Areas of Interest:
  • Community and information services for the general public
  • Event Planning / Fundraising and special events
  • Conservation / Gardening / Horticulture / Nature / Trails / Environment
Skills / Experience: No previous climate action or environmental experience necessary.

Volunteers will receive climate change training.
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