Working with Girls Action Foundation means getting involved in the creation and implementation of projects that support and inspire girls and young women. To be notified of new opportunities and openings with Girls Action Foundation, subscribe to our quarterly newsletter using the link at the bottom of this page.
GIRLS ACTION FOUNDATION is currently seeking motivated and resourceful people to join its Board of Directors. The Board of Directors serves the Girls Action Foundation community as volunteers. Providing governance support to the organization’s flat-structured team, we operate as a working board that provides greater management oversight and support for the organization.
If you have the capacity and the drive to be an active changemaker, apply and become a Board member!
This person will be responsible for leading fundraising work for the organization and working with co-managers to create and implement initiatives to ensure the longevity and impact of the organization. This person should work to optimize the financial resources and viability of the organization for the future. As part of a collaborative management model, this person will work with other managers.
If you are interested in volunteering at Girls Action Foundation, fill out this form.
Core Organizational Volunteers
We need volunteers who can help us keep our office organized and running smoothly by carrying out certain clerical and administrative tasks. Help us catch up on paperwork by scanning and filing documents, transcribing meeting notes, labeling and classifying resources, writing thank you notes, and other tasks that support our core operations. It might not be the most glamorous job, but it makes a huge difference in our ability to run efficient and impact programs for girls and young women. Core organization volunteers will support our Operations Manager.
Project and Events Volunteers
Volunteering in projects and/or events at Girls Action means supporting the different stages of a project's implementation in relation to capacity building for girls and young women. From online projects to gathering and celebration events, the volunteer in projects and/or events will be able to discover and learn the different levels of project implementation. The Project/Events volunteer will support our Project Officer.
The communications volunteer will assist with a variety of tasks including content creation, including designing social media graphics, copywriting for social media and the Girls Action website; updating and maintaining Girls Action social media networks including scheduling content; drafting press releases; assist with designing flyers, marketing materials, etc; creating and cleaning lists in Salesforce; translation from English to French and vice versa.
JOIN OUR NATIONAL NETWORK
Girls Action’s National Network is comprised of close to 300 organizations that support and work with girls and young women across the country. Its purpose is to harness the power of like-minded people and create an interconnected web that fosters knowledge, resource sharing, collaborations, and new initiatives, all to increase the empowerment and well-being of girls.
We provide our National Network Members with publications, resources, and practical support such as coaching, training, and networking opportunities that help develop community initiatives and girls' programs. Girls Action firmly believes that when we pool our efforts together for a common goal, real change is possible, and is in fact happening everyday!
What are the benefits of becoming a member?
Members are considered in priority for participation in our trainings, programs, and projects, and for National Day of Action grants;
Opportunities to facilitate workshops in our regional events;
The possibility of partnership in national and local projects;
Assistance in the dissemination of your information via our Resource Centre and Members' News. Share the tools and resources you develop, your news, events, programming ideas, and activities with other organizations across Canada. And gain access to the tools and news of other groups;
A newsletter that provides you with news of Girls Action events, new resources and profiles of inspiring girls and girls' programs. This quarterly mailout and web document will keep you connected to the work of the national network;
Access to members of the Girls Action team to help you build bridges, links, and open doors with respect to the work you do;
Letters of support from Girls Action Foundation when your group seeks funding;
Assistance in increasing the profile and legitimacy of your work, and the work we all do, by fostering connectivity that simultaneously breaks down barriers of isolation.
As a member of the national network, you remain autonomous and are connected with individuals, groups, and organizations that are engaged in, or support, work by and for girls and young women. The work of the national network members exhibits the following:
Alignment with Girls Action Foundation's vision "to inspire, promote and support the creation of empowering educational opportunities for girls and young women". A commitment to building an anti-racist, feminist, queer-positive, ability-inclusive, and youth-empowerment vision of social justice.
Please note that your application will be reviewed by our membership committee and you should receive an email response within 10 working days. You will also receive instructions for membership fee payment in the response.
The fees to become member of the National Network are of 50$. These are one-time fees, you will therefore be a lifetime member. A sliding scale is offered. No one will be refused for lack of funds. The instructions to pay the membership fees will be sent to you pending your approval.
START YOUR OWN GIRLS' PROGRAM
Are you inspired to start your own girls program? Girls Action Foundation resources and national network are here to assist you and your organization in your efforts. Girls programs can be created in youth and community organizations, schools and other contexts.
Please contact us to see how we can best support you.
469 Jean Talon West, Bur. 407-408
H3N 1R4 CANADA
Tel: (514) 948-1112 | 1 (888) 948-1112