If you are interested in volunteering, please email us at info@awarewhistler.org with the following information:

  • First Name
  • Last Name
  • Phone Number
  • Event name you are interested in volunteering at
  • Number of hours you wish to volunteer

We are currently looking for 2-3 people who are available to volunteer consistently throughout the year on our Ongoing programs. See below for more details.

We will get back to you as soon as possible with more information about your volunteer event. Thank you!

Ad Hoc Volunteer Opportunities

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PROGRAMEVENTDATE(S)DESCRIPTION 
GROWMid-Summer SoiréeAugust 23, 2017Do you love fresh food and the outdoors?

Volunteer Opportunities:
- 2 volunteers for event item collection
- 2 volunteers for event item return
- 2 volunteers for set-up
- 2 volunteers for take-down

Volunteer Responsibilities & Expectations:
- Collection/return: volunteers must have vehicles and a valid drivers license to pick up/drop off items
- Set-up/take-down: volunteers will be helping to set-up and take-down event. Please ensure that you are able to carry 30lbs
Zero Waste HeroesBeer FestSeptember 15-16, 2017Do you have a passion for waste reduction?

Volunteer Opportunities:
- 4 volunteers Friday
- 4 volunteers Saturday

Volunteer Expectations & Responsibilities:
- Helping to minimize event waste by running Zero Waste stations
Whistler 50October 14, 2017Do you have a passion for waste reduction?

Volunteer Opportunities:
- 2 Volunteers

Volunteer Expectations & Responsibilities:
- Helping to minimize event waste by running Zero Waste stations
Garage SaleFall Community Garage SaleOctober 1, 2017Do you love thrifting?

Volunteer Opportunities:
- 3-4 volunteers

Volunteer Expectations & Responsibilities:
- Sharing posters
- Day-of: help with set-up
- Day-of: checking people in
- Day-of: traffic control
- Day-of: wrap up
Waste Reduction WeekOctober 16-22, 2017Volunteer Opportunities:
- 3-5

Volunteer Responsibilities & Expectations:
- Still confirming responsibilities/expectations - to be announced
Trans Canada TrailNature Scavenger HuntTBCVolunteer Opportunities:
- 4 volunteers

Volunteer Responsibilities & Expectations:
- volunteers will act as a support crew at scavenger hunt stations, helping kids

AWARE is hosting the Nature Scavenger Hunt as part of a larger celebration, which is part of the Trans Canada Memorial to Gord McKeever.
Clothing SwapFall Community Clothing SwapTBC - Fall 2017Swap don't shop!

Volunteer Opportunities:
- 3-4 volunteers

Volunteer Expectations & Responsibilities:
- Sharing posters
- Day-of: help with set-up and collection
- Day-of: checking people in
- Day-of: sorting, hanging and staging room
- Day-of: tear down
- Day-of: equipment return

Ongoing Volunteer Opportunities

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PROGRAMDATE(S)DESCRIPTION 
Eco Flix- October 4, 2017
- December 14, 2017
- February 8, 2018
- April 12, 2018
- June, 2018
Volunteer Opportunities:
- looking for 1-2 consistent, long-term volunteers

Volunteer Responsibilities & Expectations:
- Maintaining ONGOING social media, marketing, promotion, and delivery of EcoFlix series

EcoFlix series:
- October 4, 2017: Consumption & Repair
- December 14, 2017: Food
- February 8, 2017: Biodiversity
- April 12, 2018: Transportation
- June, 2018: Mini series & Panel

Whistler’s environmental charity, AWARE in partnership with the Whistler Public Library launched EcoFlix in 2016. The movies screened, whether feature length or a mix of short films, will focus on a variety of environmental issues. Screenings will be followed by an audience discussion of the points raised, lessons learned, and opportunities for personal and community actions.
Green DrinksFirst Wednesday of every monthVolunteer Opportunities:
- looking for 1 consistent, long-term volunteer

Volunteer Responsibilities & Expectations:
- Maintaining ONGOING social media, marketing, promotion, and delivery of Green Drinks meet ups

Green Drinks is a global movement in over 70 countries and 537 cities worldwide. Locally it is hosted by AWARE, Whistler’s environmental charity. We come together on every first Wednesday of the month to discuss local or global environmental issues and concerns. We brainstorm ideas, solutions and promote sustainable living. A great way to meet new like minded people in town and have stimulating conversation.
Green TalksFirst Wednesday of every consecutive month (Jan, Mar, May, Jul, Sept, Nov)Volunteer Opportunities:
- looking for 1 consistent, long-term volunteer

Volunteer Responsibilities & Expectations:
- Maintaining ONGOING social media, marketing, promotion, and delivery of Green Talks series

Green talks invites environmental experts to speak on sustainability issues such as waste, energy and water management, community gardening, wetland conservation, invasive species, and climate change. Green Talks exposes people to new ideas, promotes the growth of sustainable community and expands dialogue surrounding anything and everything green.
Kids Nature ClubLast Sunday of every monthThese free sessions educate local and visiting youth about all things environmental through fun and interactive activities. Open to all, but mainly intended for kids aged 5 to 11 years old. (All kids must be accompanied by a parent). AWARE Kids Nature Club has been encouraging youth to learn about the environment since 2007. Past topics have included building solar powered cars, painting birdhouses and learning about local bird song, turning rubbish into art, being bear smart and understanding creepy crawlies.

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