Event Volunteers Needed

  • Published on May 04 2015 |
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CPAWS is hosting a public lecture by legendary ocean explorer Dr. Sylvia Earle on May 25th at the National Art Gallery in Ottawa. Dr. Earle is an internationally-renowned American oceanographer and National Geographic Explorer in Residence.

CPAWS is looking for volunteers based in Ottawa to assist with making the public lecture a success. This is an exciting opportunity to participate in one of Sylvia Earle’s very limited speaking engagements in Canada.  Benefits of volunteering will be meeting like-minded ocean lovers, free admission to Sylvia Earle’s lecture and access to affiliated oceans events.

Duties and Responsibilities

Work in conjunction with the CPAWS team to ensure ticket sales (between now and May 25).
Assist CPAWS staff at the National Art Gallery during the evening of the special event (Monday May 25)


  • Have a friendly personality
  • Knowledge or interest in conservation, environmentalism, or oceans
  • Previous volunteer experience in a non-profit
  • Desire to learn and have fun.

Time Period

This position requires a time commitment of between 7 and 20 hours between now and May 25th.  Flexible schedule, with evening availability.

About the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society

The Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS) is a national charity with 13 chapters, over 100,000 supporters, and 50 plus years of collaboration with governments, local communities, industry and indigenous peoples to protect Canada's amazing natural places. For more information visit http://cpaws.org/about
. If you are interested in volunteering for this event please email gregory@cpaws.org