Volunteers

Volunteers are at the heart of Greenpeace. We are always looking for passionate people who can help! As you know, there is a lot of work to be done, and we can’t do it alone. We offer many unique opportunities from participating in high-profile actions to discussing environmental issues with the public at festivals, conferences and other tabling events.

Your first step in becoming a volunteer is signing up for our Volunteer Newsletter. You will be sent regular updates and you will be notified of important volunteer orientation and planning meetings, as well as when we are looking for people to participate in specific activities. We may ask you to attend an event with us, paint a banner, help us in the office, or assist us in organizing an activity!

We have regular volunteer opportunities near our regional offices in Vancouver, Edmonton, Toronto, Montreal. So if you live in one of these cities, your second step is to attend one of our orientations meetings and get active!

If you don’t live in one of these cities, we also take action in different parts of the country and need your help remotely. We promise to keep you informed on how you can help out from home; however these opportunities are not as frequent. If you are really eager, it’s best to sign up as a Cyberactivist and help support our campaigns through online actions and activity. If possible, you can also join one of our semi-autonomous Local Groups near you and connect with other Greenpeace volunteers in your local area.   

Also - Feel free to view our:

GREENPEACE CANADA VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION TOOLKIT

GREENPEACE CANADA VOLUNTEER POLICIES & PROCEDURES

Thank you for your support and interest! Looking forward to working with you!

The latest updates

 

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...

Three weeks in the Spessart forest

Blog entry by Mélanie Dupuis, activist and volunteer | January 21, 2013 5 comments

In the heart of Heigenbrücken, a small German village in the province of Bavaria, a group of twenty motivated and enthusiastic people were getting ready to confront autumn in the Spessart forest in pursuit of one common goal: Stop the...

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