Event Day Volunteer

Purpose: Event day volunteers are responsible for helping set up for and staff APIRG events, campaigns and outreach booths.

Location: Various (on campus and in the community)

Key Responsibilities

  • Helping APIRG staff set up and take down for major events both on campus and in the community.
  • Staffing APIRG outreach booths on campus and at community events
  • Assisting APIRG staff and volunteers with set up and take down for major campaigns on campus and in the community.

Time commitment: 1-3 days per month.

Qualifications: Must be outgoing with a willingness to talk to people and reprsent APIRG in a positive and enthusiastic manner.

 

Street Team

Purpose: To actively promote our events, on campus, and to the wider Edmonton community. Getting the word out through posters, flyers, classroom talks, tabling, as well as through the campus media and the internet.

Location: Various

Key Responsibilities:

  • Engaging in in-person conversations with members and potential members
  • Hand-to-hand distribution of APIRG materials (flyers, zines, buttons)
  • Assisting APIRG staff with outreach on major campaigns and events.
  • Bi-Weekly team meetings with APIRG staff & other volunteers.
  • Support at our Mondays Suck outreach event (APIRG office)

Time Commitment: 1-2 hours per week

Qualifications: Must be very outgoing with a willingness to talk to people and represent APIRG in a positive, enthusiastic manner. Creative, quick-thinker, with leadership skills and positive outlook.

 

Office Volunteer

Purpose: Volunteers are responsible for helping out the APIRG staff in the office doing filing, organizing, stacking, answering questions, helping visitors find materials they may need, etc.

Location: APIRG Office

Key Responsibilities:

  • Supporting APIRG staff and office function to its best ability.
  • Help organize the office to ensure it is organized, easy to navigate, and high functioning.
  • Assisting visitors to the office find what they need.
  • Recognizing and requesting missing materials from the office that would be useful or are required.

Time Commitment: 1-2 hours per week.

Qualifications: Must be prepared to work independently, time management, willingness to work as a team.

 

 Design Volunteer

Purpose: Design volunteers are responsible for helping to design posters for APIRG events and campaigns, outreach materials, displays, etc.

Location: APIRG office, off-site

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assisting the Outreach and Communications Coordinator with design work using Adobe or Canva
  • Designing posters, campaign materials, and outreach materials.

Time Commitment: 2-3 hours per week

Qualifications: Strong knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite/other design software, or willingness to learn quickly. Creativity, teamwork, attention to detail, ability to meet deadlines.

 

Resource Centre and Library Volunteer

Purpose: To help keep our alternative resource library organized and inviting.

Location: APIRG office

Key Responsibilities:

  • Help us catalogue and re-shelve books
  • Make decisions about new purchases
  • Organize library-related events
  • Solicit suggestions and donations
  • Maintain the library area is clean and tidy

Time Commitment: 1-2 hours per week

Qualifications: Must be prepared to work independently, time management, willingness to work as a team.

**All time commitments are flexible and fluctuate throughout the year**

 *All volunteers receive orientation including anti-oppression training. Volunteers will receive ongoing support and encouragement from APIRG staff.*

 Benefits to volunteering

  • Certificate and letter of recommendation after 10 volunteer hours
  • APIRG Swag