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Project Coordinator Volunteer - CCBP Project

Position Description

Black Eco Bloom (BEB) is looking to add a Project Coordinator volunteer to our Climate Crisis from the Black Perspective Project team. Black 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 start-up environment and contribute to the growth of the organization.


About the role:


Climate Crisis from the Black Perspective (CCBP) focuses on highlighting Black stories and experiences with climate change and climate disasters around the world. These experiences offer insight into the Black perspective to create a space that focuses on how climate change impacts our communities.


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 and implementing the Climate Crisis from the Black Perspective Project

  • Research and keep up with the climate change and environmental news that affects Black communities globally and in Canada

  • Summarize research in a comprehensive and simplified format to be shared with members and followers on all social platforms

  • Draft analytical texts that examine the intersectionality of climate change and its impact on Black communities

  • 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, and anti-oppression theory

  • 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 excellent 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?


We can’t wait to hear from you!

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


We can’t wait to meet you! 

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