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Project Coordinator Volunteer - BWE project

Position Description

Black Eco Bloom is looking to add a Project Coordinator volunteer to our Black Women in Environment Program (BWE) team.  Eco Bloom is a new sustainable development organization that focuses on supporting individuals who identify with the Black woman experience in their journeys in the environmental sector in Canada and abroad. We want to create a space that nurtures Black women, Black transgender women and Black non-binary individuals to be leaders in the environmental sector. Our volunteers will gain experience in a startup environment and contribute to the growth of the organization. 

About the role:


The Black Women in Environment Program (BWE) is dedicated to supporting Black women, Black transgender women and Black non-binary individuals in the green sector, through access to resources, mentoring opportunities, education and skills building. The program aims to create a more inclusive leadership in the environmental sector.


Under the guidance of the Project Manager, the Project Coordinator volunteer will primarily assist with tasks and research to support the development of the project. This role works closely with the Communications Lead volunteer and Social Media and Marketing Team.



Essential Responsibilities: 


  • Lead and assist in conceptualizing Black Women in Environment Program (BWE)

  • Contribute to the implementation of resources such as databases of information

  • Support the expansion of the program conducting research and completing specific tasks.

  • Assist in conceptualizing and implementing the mentorship program component of the Black Women in Environment Program (BWE)

  • Provide facilitation, research, and technical skills as necessary for the implementation of the project and programmes

  • Assist in developing strategies to increase the impact of the project

  • Complete tasks within specific deadlines



  • Familiarity with principles of climate, environmental and social justice, intersectionality, feminism, and others.

  • Previous experience working or volunteering in a non-profit and/or start-up environment is an asset

  • Experience working or volunteering with community groups, social movements and/ or civil society organizations

  • Have excellent written and verbal communication, able to synthesize big picture ideas into sharp briefs (multiple languages highly valued)

  • Be organized, with great time management, project planning, and communication skills

  • Be highly motivated with a positive attitude

  • Strong relationship building and relationship management skills with strong conflict resolution skills is an asset

  • Remote and teamwork skills are required, along with the ability to complete tasks independently

  • Previous experience as a project coordinator or manager is an asset

  • Engaging written and visual communication skills is an asset

  • Some knowledge of SDGs is an asset


About You 

You believe in Equity, Diversity & Inclusion 

You have a passion for equality

You thrive in a collaborative environment 

You’re creative and innovative 

You want an opportunity to grow, learn and gain communications experience in the environmental sector 


Time Commitment: 3-5hrs/week


The above qualifications are guidelines not requirements, if you have a passion for sustainable development and love to create engaging content – APPLY!


We strongly encourage applications from all religious backgrounds, persons of color, women, Indigenous individuals, persons with disabilities and others who can contribute to the diversification of our community.



If you are interested in joining our flourishing organization, submit your resume and answer the following question:


Can you tell us a bit about yourself and why you’re interested in this volunteer opportunity?

If you are interested in joining our flourishing organization, apply today! 

We can’t wait to meet you ! 

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