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, 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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Greenpeace ‘Earth Defender’ Trainings on Non-violent Civil Disobedience

Blog entry by atzaras | July 19, 2012

Our land, water, climate and very survival is threatened by the Canadian Federal governments weakening of environmental laws, support of Big Oil and infringements on our democratic rights and freedoms.  There has never been a more...

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...

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...

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