Community Outreach - Forest City Roots & Shoots

Volunteer Details

Position Activity

Communications / Writing


Individual Adult (over 18)

Age Requirement

20 years+

Hours Per Week

To be determined


London, ON

Population Served

Children, Youth

Number of Positions


Time Commitment: 

  • Long-Term (6+ months)

Deadline to Apply: 

Saturday, June 30, 2018

Position Description

Forest City Roots & Shoots is looking for volunteer Community Outreach Coordinators to create some hype around this new initiative and be a part of growing this awesome program!

Our Community Outreach Coordinators will: 

  • Develop and implement an outreach workplan to create awareness about Forest City Roots & Shoots 
  • Develop an information package and other marketing materials for families, schools and community organizations so that young humans know exactly how awesome Roots & Shoots is
  • Engage in outreach activities through school and community events (e.g. Volunteer Fairs, Info Booths, School Visits)
  • Embody the values of the Roots & Shoots program including an emphasis on diversity and inclusion - we're not about tolerance, but acceptance, belonging and celebration!

Our Community Outreach Coordinator is:

  • A compassionate leader
  • Passionate about people, animals and the environment 
  • Knows that young people have the ability to create real, impactful change
  • Interested in engaging with community leaders, teachers, school boards and student/youth groups
  • Has a knack for writing, marketing and all that comms stuff 
  • Believes that changing the world is more than possible

Vulnerable Screening Checks will be required for Fall 2018 

Please send short cover letter and resume to

Additional Opportunity Information

This is a new initiative and therefore responsibilities and opportunities may evolve as we grow and learn.

Skills Preferred

Marketing and Communications
Community Engagement
Multiple Languages an asset
Basic Graphic Design
Relationship Building


  • Communications / Writing

Required Qualifications/Training

Vulnerable Screening Check Required
Experience with youth programming an asset

How to Apply

Contact Name: 

Sienna Jae Taylor



Deadline to Apply: 

Saturday, June 30, 2018
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