volunteer

SlutWalk Toronto is 100% volunteer based – there are no paid positions. We rely on the time and support of our many volunteers to make this event happen.

In preparation for SlutWalk Toronto 2014, we are looking to add volunteers to our team. Volunteers are needed in advance of the rally to help plan and organize, as well as to provide support on the day of the event.

 

Interested in volunteering?

 

Please send a brief statement of interest outlining why you are interested in volunteering with SlutWalk, indicating any specific position(s) you are interested in and relevant experience. Please also be sure to include your telephone number.

Send to: volunteer@slutwalktoronto.com.

Please indicate the position(s) you are interested in within the subject title.

 

VOLUNTEER POSITIONS

 

Pre-Rally Organizing Committee

Currently SlutWalk Toronto is looking for additional support in the following roles:

 

Facebook Monitoring

Regular monitoring of the facebook; watching for abuse/trolls/spam, answering small queries, keeping discussion going, listening to complaints/reports made. Regular internet/email access is a must.

Knowledge/experience/desire in anti-oppression understanding is preferred.

 

Online Work

May vary from working with website, blog, facebook, twitter, etc. Experience and website knowledge preferred. Regular internet/email access is a must. Knowledge/experience/desire in anti-oppression understanding is preferred.

 

Education Team

Collecting articles, videos, blogs, and other materials relevant to SlutWalk and sharing them on Facebook, website, and other media forms. Finding amazing nuggets that help to expand SlutWalk discourse, and also using SlutWalk’s massive numbers to support existing campaigns and causes. Regular internet/email access is a must. Knowledge/experience/desire in anti-oppression understanding is preferred.

 

Outreach Team

Allying, communicating, sharing and learning from existing anti-oppression groups and groups working in similar realms. Regular internet/email access is a must. Knowledge/experience/desire in anti-oppression understanding is preferred.

 

Support – Donations, Gifts in Kind and Shared Resources

SlutWalk Toronto is run out of pocket with the help of donations.

Not only monetary, but also other things like: sound equipment, button donations, fabric donations, paint and supplies, etc. We want to strive to do as much as we can utilizing the community skills and sharing around us, rather than only through money donations.

If you know or have connections with folks who can help align SlutWalk Toronto with non-monetary donations, please let us know!

 

Fundraising/Donation Handling

SlutWalk requires funds and support to cover the expenses of putting on the events. We are looking for folks who have experience and/or knowledge in organizational fundraising, to assist SlutWalk in fundraising for planned rallies and future events.

 

Translators on Standby

We are committed to accessibility in all its forms, and working to provide ASL for SWTO. We are also looking for translators for web text, SlutWalk material in a variety of languages (particularly in the 15 most common languages in Toronto) as well as sign language interpreters which may be needed for future events. Regular internet/email access is a must.

 

SlutWalk Toronto 2014 Rally Volunteers (must be available from 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM Saturday July 12, 2014)

  • Parade Marshals: Parade Marshals serve to facilitate the planned march, help demonstrators be safe, act as an information resource between planners and demonstrators, and serve as a buffer between police, hecklers, and bystanders, and help keep the energy up during the demonstration. Time commitment includes mandatory marshal training scheduled 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM Saturday, July 5, 2014.
  • ASL Interpreter Services: We are committed to accessibility in all its form, and working to provide ASL interpreter services for SlutWalk Toronto 2014. Additional services may be requested for future events.
  • Random on Standby: If you have a passion for SlutWalk, we are looking for volunteers; varying levels of time commitments included. These volunteers may be asked to do smaller tasks, to take part in events, to do things like guerrilla marketing, etc.