Call for Applications: Volunteer Web Writers
The Vancouver Branch of the United Nations Association in Canada (UNAC-V) is currently seeking volunteers to contribute the content on their website on sustainable development and global issues, in keeping with the purview of the United Nations and its mandate. The mandate of UNAC-V is to engage the Canadian public and build awareness of the work of the United Nations. Apply before May 31, 2018! To view the volunteer role description, click here.
Current Job and Volunteer Opportunities
Whether you have recently graduated or are looking for a career change, the Ontario Council for International Cooperation features many local and international job and volunteer opportunities related to global development! As the website is constantly updated with new positions, be sure to check regularly.
To visit the current opportunities page, click here.
Call for Preliminary Proposals: Innovation for Women’s Empowerment in Ghana
In line with the Canada’s Feminist International Assistance Policy, Global Affairs Canada has issued a preliminary call for proposals to advance women’s economic empowerment through innovation. With the goal of reducing gender-specific barriers for women’s participation in economic growth, enhancing decent work for women, and increasing the profitability of women-owned businesses, this call for proposals aims to strengthen inclusive economic growth for women in Ghana.
The deadline for preliminary proposal submission is June 6, 2018. For more details, click here.
Subscribe Today: Alliance 2030
Alliance 2030, a national network that will aim to contribute to building a Canada that is inclusive and sustainable, will launch soon! Subscribe to Alliance 2030’s newsletter today to learn more about the initiative and the ways in which you can become involved.
To subscribe, click here.
Apply Now: Volunteer with CUSO International
Are you interested in advancing international development projects, but need to stay in Canada? CUSO International has many exciting e-volunteer positions available.
To apply, click here.
Engage Today: The Manitoba Council’s Hashtag #HerVoice
Even though International Women’s Day 2018 is over, work towards achieving gender equality continues. Join the Manitoba Council for International Cooperation in using the hashtag #HerVoice to amplify the voices and contributions of all women all the time.
New Resource: Together 2017 Report
The Alberta Council for Global Cooperation (ACGC) was pleased to host Together 2017: Collaboration, Innovation & the Sustainable Development Goals, the first Canadian multi-stakeholder symposium on the Sustainable Development Goals, on October 23-24th 2017, at the University of Calgary.
Together 2017 provided the opportunity to showcase the work being done across sectors, celebrate the accomplishments already made, while recognizing the work that still needs to be done in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals.
To view the Together 2017 summary report, please click here.
ACGC will soon host Together 2018 in Edmonton. Details will be announced shortly.
View Now: The Ontario Council’s Transformations Photojournalism Initiative 2018
Developed by the Ontario Council for International Cooperation, the Transformations: Stories of Partnership, Resilience and Positive Change is an award-winning collaborative photojournalism project intended to increase dialogue and further understanding of international partnerships that address complex global challenges. Through individual and organizational stories we invite you to actively engage in a new narrative on international cooperation and solidarity.
To learn more and view the virtual exhibit, please click here.