Volunteers

WANT TO JOIN OUR TEAM?

Lean In Canada is a volunteer-run organization. Want an engaging, meaningful volunteer experience? Join our team of women helping women! Our team values are:

  1. Empowering – we champion and celebrate each other
  2. Inclusive – we encourage diverse perspectives and foster open dialogue
  3. Approachable – we are welcoming and help people connect with each other
  4. United – we are collaborative and share the same vision
  5. Trustworthy – we keep our word and others’ confidence
  6. Respectful – we are mature, transparent, and open to new ideas & feedback

Current Openings

Events

+- Event Greeter (multiple positions)

Are you an outgoing person who loves to meet and interact with people? We are looking for volunteers to help sign-in our guests at our events. No experience necessary just a welcoming smile.

+- Videographer (Toronto)

Do you have experience with live streaming events? We are looking for someone who can help us live-stream our events

Marketing

+- Social Media Coordinator - LinkedIn

Do you have experience building communities on LinkedIn? Being an organization that encourages women to have fulfilling careers, we are looking to build a strong presence specifically on LinkedIn. As Lean In Canada expands across Canada, this is even more important.

+- Newsletter Coordinator

Do you talk automation? Are you excited by subject lines? The digital customer journey? Lean In Canada is looking for someone to strategize, format and send out our newsletters. This person will be on the marketing and communications committee working closely with the Website and Newsletter Strategist. Experience with Mailchimp and CRM an asset.

+- Graphic Design (multiple positions)

We are currently looking for a team of volunteer graphic designers for our visual work. The ideal candidate is passionate about women’s issues and is looking to grow their portfolio. You will be designing brochures, posters, and other marketing materials, using assets like our library of professional photographs, our brand guidelines, and your own creativity. We expect this position to be approximately 15 - 20 hours worth of work per month. Please provide a link to your portfolio.

+- Marketing Committee - Vancouver

Join an exciting new team that will help to ensure the long-term viability and growth of our newly formed Vancouver chapter! The Marketing Committee will:
- Develop content that reflects our values and brand
- Build our reputation as a thought leader that drives rich and inclusive conversation to further women’s economic empowerment
- Increase community engagement through social media, website and newsletter
- Attract attendees, members, partners and sponsors
- Stay abreast of relevant news and research, hot topics, and interesting conversations
- Develop relationships with journalists and influencers that are aligned with Lean In
- Find ways to optimize marketing activities through SEO & analytics

Expansion

+- National City Launch Manager (Toronto)

Love being a self-starter? Do friends and family say you are a master communicator? Looking for passionate, entrepreneurially-minded project managers to help lead the set up and launch of new city chapters to join our national expansion efforts. High workload (up to 3-5 hours a week) but also very high reward for the right individual, to help us build something important from scratch.

Sponsorship

+- Sponsorship Committee - Vancouver

Join an exciting new team that will help to ensure the long-term viability and growth of our newly formed Vancouver chapter! The Sponsorship Committee will:
- Seek out, assess and recommend potential sponsors and grants to the Vancouver Chapter President and Lean In Canada Board
- Find and build relationships with sponsor leads to advocate for sponsorship of Lean In Vancouver (Regional Sponsors) and Lean In Canada (National Sponsors)
- Build a portfolio of financial sponsors and in-kind sponsors (eg. raffle prizes, services, etc.) to ensure a comfortable cash flow position and take advantage of cost-saving opportunities
- Work with Events Committee to ensure sponsors are accurately presented on site at events
- Work with Marketing Committee to ensure sponsors are accurately presented through marketing collaterals online and offline

+- Fundraising Lead (in-kind sponsorships)

You will be securing in-kind donations and sponsorships for at-event fundraising activities, e.g. raffle, auction prizes. You are motivated by acquisition for, as well as execution of, these activities.

+- Fundraising Lead (table sponsorships)

You will secure sampling sponsors and vendors for Lean In Canada monthly networking events in Toronto. You are excited to lead the Table Sponsorships program by recruiting and managing setup and fostering a relationship with companies interested in distributing or selling products to our event audiences.

+- Fundraising Lead (event sponsorships)

You will research, connect to, pitch, and negotiate sponsorships for Lean In Canada events in Toronto. You are excited to foster long term relationships with Evening Sponsors to build renewable partnerships for Lean In Canada.

+- Business Development Lead (National Sponsorships)

You will research, connect to, pitch, and negotiate sponsorships for Lean In Canada. You are excited to foster long term relationships with National Sponsors to build renewable partnerships for Lean In Canada.

Finance

+- Finance Committee - Vancouver

Join an exciting new team that will help to ensure the long-term viability and growth of our newly formed Vancouver chapter! The Finance Committee will:
- Develop and recommend the organizational budget on a quarterly and annual basis to be reviewed and approved by the Vancouver Chapter President and the Lean In Canada Board
- Conduct financial planning and forecasting, and identify potential surpluses or risks in the budget
- Prepare and distribute financial reports to the board one week in advance of board meetings
- Maintain records of organizational income and expenditures

Other

+- Regional Chapter Presidents

What does it mean to join LEAN IN CANADA?

It means being part of an organization that will provide a mutually empowering experience.

Lean In Canada is expanding! We are looking for Regional Chapter Presidents who are smart and self-driven to build and lead an official regional chapter of Lean In in Calgary, Edmonton, Halifax, Montreal, Ottawa and Toronto.

This is a rare opportunity to make meaningful impact on and for women. You will be at the forefront of a globally established organization that empowers professional women to build purposeful and fulfilling careers.

As the Regional Chapter President, you are passionate about supporting women in your community and embody the Lean In Canada values. You have demonstrated leadership in the past and are comfortable with ambiguity. You are excited by the opportunity to build something from the ground up.

You will have autonomy in building and leading their regional chapter through working closely with the Lean In National Expansion Committee Toronto. The regional chapter will receive comprehensive onboarding training, launch toolkit, and ongoing support.

Commitment term: 2 years

If you would like more information, please email recruitment@leanincanada.com.

*EXTENDED DEADLINE* If you are excited by our organization, this position and want to get involved, please email recruitment@leanincanada to request an application questionnaire. Applications are due Friday, December 31, 2017. We look forward to hearing from you!

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