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Volunteer

Community Ambassador:

The purpose of the Community Ambassador position is to ensure that all segments of the population in BC are aware of TRAC’s services and understand how to access them. 

The Community Ambassador:

  • Attends assigned public events (e.g. Law Week)
  • Brings publications, contact info and display to the event
  • Effectively communicates TRAC’s mission and services to public
  • Hands out publications and gives out contact info

Community Ambassadors generally spend between 0-8 hours and attend a maximum of 2 events per month. Volunteers should commit to a minimum of 3 months and can choose assignments that suit their schedule.

Skills Required:

  • Comfortable interacting with the general public
  • Outgoing and friendly
  • Dependable
  • Enthusiastic
  • Good communication skills
  • Nonjudgmental
  • Ability to take initiative and work unsupervised
  • Willingness and ability to travel to locations throughout your community

Training:

Orientation provided to organization and services through training session

Reports to:

Volunteer Coordinator

TRAC staff member accompanies volunteer to first assignment when possible.  Volunteer will attend subsequent events alone. Feedback and support will be available from coordinator as required by volunteer

Authority/Decision Making:

  • Coordinator determines assignments, volunteer accepts assignments that fit their schedule
  • Volunteer and coordinator agree on duration of each assignment

Supporting Policies:

screening process consisting of interview and reference checks.  All volunteers required to sign confidentiality agreement.

Working Conditions:

The volunteer will serve at facilities and venues throughout the province.

Benefits:

  • Opportunity to give back to your community
  • Gain experience interacting with the public and representing a non-profit organization
  • Attend fun and informative events
  • Meet new people
  • Reimbursement for bus fare/mileage

How to apply:

Fill out the form below and send it in to Emma, our volunteer coordinator, at volunteer@tenants.bc.ca


Other Volunteer Opportunities:


IT Specialist:

TRAC is offering a short term opportunity for an individual with extensive IT knowledge to come and perform an IT audit for TRAC. You would be responsible for meeting with staff in order to get a good sense of TRAC’s IT situation, and then compiling a list of recommendations based on our budget and organizational needs. After submitting your recommendations, you would need to be available every so often to answer questions and provide follow-up support.

Graphic Designer / Artist:

TRAC is currently looking for someone to design artwork that would be featured on our public legal education resources and promotional material. You would be responsible for speaking with staff to get an idea of the message we want to convey, and then designing the artwork on your own.

Videographer / Editor:

TRAC is exploring the idea of creating an educational video that explains the Residential Tenancy Branch’s dispute resolution process (i.e. BC’s tenant-landlord court). We are looking for an experienced videographer capable of filming and editing the video.

Community Outreach:

TRAC is continually trying to get our resources into the hands of new tenants. If you are interested in contacting and distributing our materials to schools, libraries, community organizations and other places where our resources could be used, please see our contact information below.

How to apply:

If you are interested in one of these other volunteer positions with TRAC, contact Andrew Sakamoto at andrew@tenants.bc.ca.

 

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