Volunteers are an important part of our organization. At Ecosource we appreciate the incredible volunteers that have worked with us over the years. We offer exciting opportunities for volunteers looking to connect further with their communities and contribute to a healthier environment.
Seeking New Board Members
We are seeking two new Board Members with a commitment to the environment and those who share Ecosource’s vision of personal responsibility for the environment. Candidates with the following will be given preference:
- Experience in Human Resources management
- Experience in Fundraising
- Mississauga residents
Please click here to read more about the position.
Other Volunteer Opportunities
Peel Environmental Youth Alliance (PEYA)
PEYA is a regional network of over 1400 action-oriented students in Peel concerned about environmental issues and determined to make positive change.
It offers monthly opportunities for networking and volunteering in various environmental stewardship initiatives. Visit peyalliance.ca
to learn more.
Youth Crop Planning
Tuesdays, 4-5pm (Jan. 12 – Feb. 23)
Thursdays, 5-6pm (Jan. 14 – Feb. 25)
Help us with the 2021 farm and crop planning for the Iceland Teaching Garden! In these weekly ONLINE sessions, we will choose what vegetables we want to grow, learn about the spacing and growing requirements of different vegetables, and practice seed ordering. These sessions are ideal for community members who have gardened at the Iceland Teaching Garden or at community gardens before. Volunteer hours are available. Please register at email@example.com.
During the growing season in various Ecosource-facilitated gardens, community members can lend a hand to weed, plant, and cultivate gardens. See our event calendar
for events that interest you, as each event has a different volunteer registration process. Shifts: Various times throughout the year, predominantly in the summer.
Young Urban Growers
If you are a youth and have a passion for local food, join the Young Urban Growers network! Young Urban Growers play an important role in helping us grow local and organic food, promote the importance of local food in the community, develop our urban agriculture podcast series, and use organic produce to cook. This is a great opportunity to work towards high school volunteer hours and gain environmental leadership skills. Check out our upcoming orientation by clicking here
. To learn more about the program, click here
Are you talented with a camera and passionate about capturing moments in the community that can tell an inspiring story? We need volunteer photographers for the many exciting programs, demonstrations, and workshops that we facilitate in the community.
Benefits to volunteering with us!
- Meet friendly people who are passionate about environmental sustainability
- Develop photography experience
- Gain community service hours
- Learn about sustainability at our events and workshops
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to let us know you are willing to commit to be a volunteer photographer.
Whether you’re a corporate group, a community group, or a group of friends and family looking to volunteer together, Ecosource is glad to have you! If interested in corporate group volunteer opportunities in the garden, email email@example.com.