CEP Vancouver Volunteer Opportunities

CEP is looking for volunteers to help us make this year the best yet! We currently have the need for an Event Coordinator and a Speed Mentoring Event Volunteer! Please see details below.



Working in collaboration with Connecting Environmental Professional’s Board Members, this exceptional individual will provide leadership in the planning, coordination, and evaluation of CEP’s events – networking sessions, workshops, panel discussions, and others.


  • Coordinate details of events
  • Calculate budgets and adjust when necessary
  • Book venues and negotiate fees
  • Work with guest speakers to ensure all requests are met
  • Drive attendance to the event
  • Analyze event performance and prepare metrics reports
  • Ensure day of event goes smoothly
  • Set up banners, promotions material, and other event decor
  • Order food and caterers when required


  • Express a genuine interest in sustainability and the environment
  • Experience in planning and implementing events
  • Ability to work in teams and independently
  • Excellent written and oral interpersonal communication skills
  • Software proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point
  • Personable and able to develop a positive rapport with individuals while maintaining a strong sense of professionalism
  • Ability to set priorities and manage workloads with minimal supervision


This position requires a minimum 6 month commitment for approximately 6 hours per month.  Evening and weekend availability are required for certain events.


Please send the following items to volunteers@cepvancouver.org by October 3, 2016.

·       Brief statement indicating why you are interested in the opportunity

·       Resume that includes your volunteer work and technical skills to support the position. 


This position provides valuable experience for event planning and management; individuals with an interest in gaining experience in the non-profit sector and in the environmental field. Volunteers are highly valued members of the CEP’s team and contribute to making a significant difference in CEP’s ability to provide networking, capacity building, and career development opportunities for young and emerging environmental professionals.


We currently have need for a Speed Mentoring Event Volunteer for our upcoming Speed Mentoring Event. The role requires a commitment of around 10 to 15 hours and involves but is not limited to the following activities:

-        Works with the Speed Mentoring Event Coordinator 

-        Assists with the planning and design of the event

-        Volunteers at November 22 event to coordinate logistics

You’ll get the opportunity to learn more about CEP, work with like-minded individuals and enhance your planning and coordination skills.  Additionally, it’s an opportunity for you to see what CEP is all about and if you would be interested in further volunteer opportunities. 

To apply please send the following items to volunteers@cepvancouver.org.

-        Brief statement indicating why you are interested in the opportunity

-        Resume that includes your volunteer work and technical skills to support the position. 

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