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, Toronto and 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 sometimes take action in different parts of the country and may need your help. We'll keep you informed; however these opportunities are not as frequent, so if you are really eager, it’s best to sign up as a Cyberactivist and work from anywhere,or if possible, join one of our semi-autonomous Local Groups near you and connect with other Greenpeace volunteers in your local area. 



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The Ghost of KFC’s Colonel Saunders haunts the streets of Toronto

Blog entry by Shane Moffatt | November 2, 2012

This Halloween a team of Greenpeace volunteers took to the streets of Toronto accompanied by a ghostly Colonel Sanders. Our message was for KFC to keep rainforest destruction out of their packaging, and to let them know that Greenpeace...

Living for a Cause – Greenpeace and Its People

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | October 26, 2012 1 comment

“What is the most surprising thing about working at Greenpeace?” I asked a new colleague at work the other day. She looked to the side and took a moment before she replied. She finally turned to me and said: “The most surprising thing...

We won't stop till the pipelines stop

Blog entry by Bruce Cox, Executive Director of Greenpeace Canada | October 22, 2012 8 comments

A protest involving thousands of people from all walks of life –   is what happens when you push Canadians against the wall. This is what happens when governments ignore the will of the people and try to railroad through their...

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