Open Volunteer Job Opportunities

Fundraising (apply now!)- WHEN is a charitable organization. We rely on donations and grants from a number of different sources. If you have some experience with fundraising/development or communications, we would love to have your assistance!

Administrative Support: We can always use extra hands to help out with mailings, filling orders, assisting with workshop scheduling and responding to inquiries about WHEN. This would be an ongoing role for minimum 6 months with a weekly commitment.

Webmistress/Webmaster: WHEN is looking for a creative, flexible and reliable individual with excellent communication skills who can assist with the website development needs of WHEN.

Events – Each year, we host a series of events focused on fundraising or information on topics close to WHEN’s mission. We are always seeking volunteer support to promote, organize, and help at the events. Volunteers can join an event subcommittee where Board members and volunteers discuss new event ideas and programming.  We also table at external environment/women events to raise awareness. Volunteers are always needed to help Board members promote WHEN and speak with the public about environment and health issues at these events.

Volunteering with WHEN

Are you enthusiastic and passionate to make a difference?
Would you like to get more involved with your community?
Would you like to learn more about environmental health risks?
Do you want to teach others, raise awareness and promote healthy living and healthy planet?

We offer interesting and challenging volunteer positions for people who are interested in environmental and health issues. We offer the opportunity to build your skills, connect with like-minded individuals and learning platform.

We would absolutely love for you to join our team, especially if you have passion or skills in the following areas:

  • Web Design and Development
  • Blog Editing & Coordination
  • Office Administration (requires an in-person commitment in Downtown Toronto)
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Marketing and Sales
  • Fundraising
  • Research & Writing

In your application please let us know how many hours a week you think you can volunteer and if you can commit to volunteering with us for a 6, 9 or 12 month period.

Fill out this online form to apply.

If you have any questions, please email volunteers@womenshealthyenvironments.ca


Currently Closed:

Cancer Prevention Challenge Volunteers – WHEN’s annual fundraising campaign, the Cancer Prevention Challenge (CPC), begins each year in August and runs until October.  Each year, we need volunteers to help with the campaign bulletin! Let us know if you’d like to contribute creative content to our campaign bulletin.

Research & Writing – We need volunteer support to help us to broaden the scientific and research foundation of our campaigns (e.g. cancer prevention, household and personal care toxin exposure), or to develop practical tools such as our action guides (e.g. air quality, food, women’s health).

WHEN Connection E-zine – The WHEN CONNECTION EZINE  is a fun and visually-stimulating online magazine produced by WHEN, which seeks to engage with the public audience and addresses issues in environment health risks. If you have some experience with graphic design or online blogging, we would love to hear from you!

Social Media Marketing: WHEN is always looking for tech savvy communicators! Social Media Marketing is at the forefront of WHEN’s marketing strategy and we are in need of passionate individuals to help us enhance our brand and expand our presence in the social space.

Graphic Designer: Comfortable using graphic design software and photo-editing software; familiarity with photography, updating web content using content management system and video editing is preferable; creative, innovative, and ability to present and communicate ideas clearly.

Film Screenings: We do screenings of our films Toxic Trespass and Exposure, and occasionally screen other films as well throughout the year.  We need volunteer support with organizing and promoting screenings, and we need volunteers to assist in leading discussions on the films.

Submit a Blog – We welcome guest blogs to our WannabeToxicFree campaign or to the WHEN blog. Please inquire if you would like to begin blogging for WHEN.

Workshops and Campaigns – Part of our mission is to educate the public on the links between environment and health.  We need volunteer support to help prepare the content for those workshops, strategize about the best way to deliver our message and conduct workshops to inform and education about a particular issue or campaign.