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Toronto

Hub | July 26, 2011 at 15:14

Thank you for your interest in becoming a Volunteer for Greenpeace in Toronto.

Edmonton

Hub | July 26, 2011 at 15:14

Thank you for your interest in becoming a Volunteer for Greenpeace in Edmonton.

Volunteers

Hub | October 25, 2010 at 12:44

We have regular opportunities for volunteers in Vancouver, Edmonton, Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal and Quebec City.

Planning for the long haul: Tools for Change "Campaign Planning 101"

Blog entry by Ava Lightbody | April 15, 2015

We may have our eyes on a better future, but the activist life often just looks like dog-paddling: dashing between meetings, events, and work, churning out blogs, leaflets and facebook invites. Planning for the long haul can get lost...

Volunteer Spotlight: Sue Andrews

Blog entry by jlevin | August 21, 2015

Volunteer Name :  Sue Andrews Volunteer Title :  Local Group Organizer Age :  64 Location :  Victoria 1] How long have you been volunteering for Greenpeace and why did you choose Greenpeace at a place to offer you...

Greenpeace's Edmonton Local Group takes on Shell

Blog entry by Nicole McDonal | February 20, 2013

When Greenpeace volunteer Katrina Armstrong was walking through campus at Grant Macewan university in Edmonton, and saw that Shell was doing a career presentation at her school she frantically started texting me. Her and I are the new...

Volunteer Spotlight: Erika Tran

Blog entry by Natalie Caine | February 14, 2013

Volunt eer Name: Erika Tran Volunteer Title: Steward, Defender, Green Leader, Cy beractivist Age: 20 years old Location: Toronto 1] How long have you been volunteering for Greenpeace and why did you choose...

Worldwide protests mark two months in Russian detention for Arctic 30

Blog entry by Natalie Caine, Greenpeace Arctic Campaign | November 18, 2013

This past weekend t housands of people took part in peaceful protests and solidarity events in 263 cities, in 43 countries to express their support for the 30 people detained on a Greenpeace International ship by armed Russian security...

Join us in Ottawa: Arctic 30 Solidarity Vigil

Blog entry by Natalie Caine | December 13, 2013

Join our upcoming Arctic 30 Solidarity Vigil in Ottawa and show your love for the Arctic and support for these brave individuals that still need our help. The Arctic 30 are a courageous group of people who were illegally detained in...

Have you tied your #StandForForest green ribbon yet? March 21st deadline!

Blog entry by agomm | March 17, 2014

Just over three weeks ago, I wrote a message asking individuals across Canada to show their solidarity and #StandForForests, by tying a green ribbon around a tree and sending in their photo. I wanted to take the time to thank the...

Volunteer Spotlight: Inderjit Deogun

Blog entry by Natalie Caine | April 30, 2015

Volunteer Name:   Inderjit Deogun Volunteer Role:  Arctic Community Campaigner Age:  35 Location:  Toronto, Ontario 1] How long have you been volunteering for Greenpeace and why did you choose Greenpeace as a place...

Activists needed: no superpowers required

Blog entry by Stephanie Hulse | June 11, 2015

I always wanted to be an activist, but wasn't really sure how to make it happen.  Now I have to pinch myself as I look around the Greenpeace Toronto office, taking in the walls covered with maps, photographs of wildlife, banners and...

3 Reasons You Should Attend a Tools for Change Workshop

Blog entry by Farah Montani | March 10, 2015 2 comments

I first started volunteering with Greenpeace in the Toronto area in late 2014 and one of the many things that I jumped on pretty quickly was the Toronto-based workshops that they sponsor and help organize through Tools for Change (TFC)...

Arctic Love Beats On

Blog entry by Mary Lovell | June 20, 2013

Volunteer Reflections from “I Heart Arctic” This past April to mark Earth Day, Greenpeace mobilized thousands of people around the world for a global day of action for the Arctic.  As a Greenpeace volunteer in Vancouver I’ve...

Loud and Proud for the Arctic

Blog entry by Fawn Edwards | July 9, 2013

Around ten volunteers hit the streets during Toronto Pride last Sunday sporting stylish blue Save the Arctic T-shirts and offering rainbow-coloured polar bear tattoos (temporary, of course!) to young and old alike. Our goal: to spread...

Upcoming Save the Arctic Flash Mob in Toronto!

Blog entry by Natalie Caine | July 17, 2013 1 comment

In light of the recent Lac Megantic train and oil transport disaster in Quebec, we know the impacts of our addiction to oil can be devastating.  Our condolences and hearts are with the people of Lac Magantic. Our campaign to...

Getting creative to Save the Arctic

Blog entry by Natalie Caine | August 7, 2013

The morning of July 27th, 2013 I woke up in Toronto thinking about the Arctic...and water balloons.  I know, it doesn't really sound like the two things are connected and I bet nobody else on the planet has ever woke up thinking about...

Show some love for the Arctic this holiday season

Blog entry by Natalie Caine | December 16, 2013

This December, as you celebrate holidays and the turning of the New Year with those you love, we ask you to share some of that love with the Arctic and your gratitude for the Arctic 30. These brave people went to the Arctic in...

Volunteers are doing great work at Greenpeace!

Blog entry by atzaras | January 8, 2014 1 comment

Do you ever wonder what Greenpeace volunteers do?? Watch this video made by Marc Perri, one of our awesome photo and video volunteers working out of Toronto! In 2013, Greenpeace volunteers and supporters from all across Canada stood...

Group Leadership 101: An on-line skill share for volunteers around the world!

Blog entry by atzaras | March 14, 2014

Our global network of Greenpeace volunteers is feeling closer and closer as technology draws us in, giving us news ways to connect and communicate.  Things move and change fast in this new world, and our potential is exhilarating. ...

Support Arctic communities organizing against the food crisis

Blog entry by Natalie Caine | February 2, 2015

Arctic communities have been taking action for years to expose the outrageously high food prices that are exacerbating poverty in Canada’s North.  This includes crowd sourced reporting like this Nunavut Food Prices tumblr account...

VOLUNTEER SPOTLIGHT

Blog entry by Chris-Ann Lake | April 19, 2016

VOLUNTEER SPOTLIGHT - ALBERTA Volunteer Name: Jason LaChappelle Location: Edmonton, AB 1] How long have you been volunteering for Greenpeace and why did you choose Greenpeace at a place to offer you time and energy? ...

Tools for Change: Important Training Opportunities in Toronto

Blog entry by Natalie Caine | October 18, 2012 1 comment

For about one year Greenpeace Canada has been an active organizing member and supporter of the Tools for Change training project in Toronto.  Since 2010, Tools for Change has been organizing important social change trainings and...

Displaced Arctic Polar Bear Spotted in Niagara Falls

Blog entry by Michael O'Morrow | July 5, 2012

If you happened to be in Niagara Falls June 21st and think you spotted a dancing polar bear, don’t worry. You weren’t hallucinating. You did see a dancing polar bear, and she was there as part of the Canadian launch of Greenpeace...

A tribute to David Italiano

Blog entry by Natalie Caine | June 20, 2012

DAVID ANDREW ITALIANO January 6, 1988 - June 12, 2012 It is with very heavy hearts that we learned that one of our passionate volunteers and loved earth defenders passed away last week.  Dave, as we know him at...

Greenpeace Green Leaders Inspiring Social Action through Youth Education and Empowerment

Blog entry by Anusha Sherazi | May 30, 2012

In April I went as a Green Leader represenative of Greenpeace to make a presentation at Henery Kelesy Public School in Scarborough. It was a great experience for me. I was sent to meet with a grade eight class.  I was pleased to see...

Volunteer Spotlight: Philippe Dumont

Blog entry by atzaras | May 25, 2012

Volunteer Name: Philippe  Dumont Volunteer Title : Montreal Local Group - Volunteer Leader Age: 24 years old Location: Montréal   1] How long have you been volunteering for Greenpeace and why did you choose...

Submissions for Greenpeace Design Competition!

Blog entry by atzaras | May 16, 2012 1 comment

As many of you know, Greepeace Canada is seeking a new t-shirt for our incredible volunteers! We have been hosting a design competition, to get people more involved. Here are the submissions so far -  be sure to check out the slide...

School Talks Open New Doors for Greenpeace Engagement

Blog entry by Brian Bantugan | April 26, 2012

Last April 4, I had the chance as a Greenpeace volunteer Green Leader to speak about Greenpeace before an audience of senior students at Henry Kelsey Senior School in Scarborough.   As part of my internship in the volunteer department...

GREENPEACE DESIGN COMPETITION!

Blog entry by atzaras | April 27, 2012

GREENPEACE T-SHIRT DESIGN COMPETITION  *** Attention all artists, illustrators and graphic designers! ***   In the spirit of participation, the Greenpeace Volunteer Unit has launched an exciting design initiative!  We...

Greenpeace Talks Tuna at the Green Living Show

Blog entry by Natalie Caine | April 13, 2012

Greenpeace staff and volunteers are at the annual Green Living Show in Toronto this weekend, talking to thousands of people about out mission and vision for a green and peaceful world.  The trade show is a hub where people come from...

Street Campaigning to Change Clover Leaf Seafoods

Blog entry by Natalie Caine | April 11, 2012

It was a pretty cold and windy day yesterday in Toronto, when Greenpeace volunteers bravely ventured out to Queen St. West to talk to supermarket customers about our new 2012 tuna ranking report. As part...

Thank you GP volunteers! Happy Volunteer Week!

Blog entry by atzaras | April 19, 2012 1 comment

This week, Canada and Greenpeace celebrate  National Volunteer Week .  With millions of volunteers throughout Canada, and hundreds actively involved in our work here at Greenpeace Canada, we truly DO have something to celebrate! ...

Incoming 2012: Why Our Volunteers Make Change Happen.

Blog entry by atzaras | December 8, 2011

So it’s that time of year when things start to slow down and some of us reflect on the year we’re leaving behind. A time to sit with friends and families … colleagues and mentors … and think about everything we have to be grateful for...

VOLUNTEER SPOTLIGHT: Eddie Biggley

Blog entry by atzaras | December 8, 2011

Eddie Biggley has been a passionate, skilled and dedicated volunteer activist, climber, builder and trainer for almost 5 years now.  His calm demeanor and positive attitude makes him a real inspiration. In April 2011 he joined an...

Reflections on Ontario Earth Defenders Skillshare and Retreat

Blog entry by Eric Do | November 18, 2011

Greenpeace Earth Defenders Retreat Moves You Forward By: Eric Do, Greenpeace Volunteer From Novemeber 11-13, 2011 I experienced what it was like to attend a Greenpeace training by attending the Ontario Earth Defenders Skillshare...

Join the Ontario Earth Defenders Training

Blog entry by Natalie Caine | November 3, 2011 2 comments

Join us for Greenpeace’s first ever: Earth Defenders Training: Activist Skillshare and Retreat Friday November 11 - Sunday Novemeber 13 Please fill in this form to register: REGISTRATION FORM Greenpeace...

B.C. Earth Defenders Camp — Three-day Activist Training

Blog entry by rto | November 3, 2011

B.C. Earth Defenders Camp — Three-day Activist Training When: Friday, November 25 th – Sunday, November 27 th (begins Friday evening) Where: In or around Vancouver, B.C. (location TBA) Join us for the B.C. edition...

Stopping the Keystone XL Pipeline—What It Means to Me

Blog entry by Karolina Nowak | October 12, 2011

I have never been to a protest. Many times however, I have felt compelled to speak up on behalf of various causes, but never made it out to a protest. Thinking about it now, I can only see the excuses I made at the time not to go. So...

Volunteer Spotlight: Karin Michael

Blog entry by Aspa | October 12, 2011

Karin is one of our dedicated volunteer stewards working out of the Toronto office every week helping member services with our regular mailings… Volunteer Name: Karin Michael Volunteer Title : Steward and Defender ...

Canadians Against Keystone: ‘God keep our land, glorious and free’

Blog entry by Marla Wach | February 25, 2013 1 comment

Never did I think that I'd be raising my fist in the air to protest the Keystone XL tar-sands pipeline in Washington DC, but on February 17 2013, I did just that. On February 15th, I and 9 other Torontonians took off to support the...

10,000 declare their Arctic love for Earth Day

Blog entry by Natalie Caine, Volunteer Program Coordinator | April 24, 2013

In the last few days more than 10,000 people came together across the globe to take a stand for the Arctic and to mark Earth Day 2013.  As climate change dramatically melts Arctic sea ice and sea levels rise, we’re reminded that the ...

Greenpeace volunteers across Canada survey tuna sustainability

Blog entry by Natalie Caine | April 4, 2013

Greenpeace Canada has supporters and volunteers across Canada that are invaluable to our success.  People that support and take actions on our campaigns online and offline, donate to Greenpeace and participate in our volunteer programs...

Are You Raising an Activist?

Blog entry by aspa tzaras | September 10, 2013

I am back at work after 13 months away on parental leave.  As a new working mom, I am quickly learning how to balance my time as a parent, activist and artist.  My time off with my new babe was a wonderful time. I sometimes refer to it...

Volunteer on the Rainbow Warrior! October 8-20, 2013

Blog entry by atzaras | September 16, 2013

Greenpeace’s fabled ship is coming home to B.C where the organization began! Public tours and special events onboard the new Rainbow Warrior, one of the most environmentally friendly ships ever made, will include an opportunity to meet...

Ontario Earth Defenders: Activist Training, Skillshare & Retreat

Blog entry by atzaras | September 18, 2013

Join Greenpeace on September 27-29th 2013, for our third annual Earth Defenders Training and Skillshare! Volunteers and community organizers in Ontario are invited to learn the basics on campaign strategy, civil disobedience...

Arctic Ambassadors campaign across Canada to Save the Arctic

Blog entry by Natalie Caine | October 10, 2013

In August, Greenpeace posed a challenge to our supporters across Canada.  We asked them to step up to our Arctic Ambassador Petition Competition , becoming campaigners for the Arctic and growing our movement in their own networks...

From the North Pole to Powershift

Blog entry by Kiera-Dawn Kolson | October 8, 2013

Driin gwiinzii chilikut-good day friends... My position as Arctic outreach campaigner for Greenpeace Canada has brought me to many diverse and exciting places over the last year.  From the Arctic Indigenous People’s Conference in...

Volunteer Spotlight: Toronto's Eleanor Evans

Blog entry by aspa tzaras | September 12, 2014

Eleanor Evans Wednesday Office Volunteer and Activist in Toronto Eleanor is a longstanding and outstanding volunteer with Greenpeace Canada! Over the years she has taken on a variety roles from administration, education,...

Volunteer Local Group in Medicine Hat Organizes for the Climate.

Blog entry by atzaras | September 19, 2014

Volunteer Local Group in Medicine Hat Invites You to Join them Locally to Show Solidarity for the Peop le’s Climate March in NYC! This weekend, thousands of people will gather in New York City to raise awareness about...

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