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Helping people make those small changes can have a huge impact.

Working with our team is an opportunity to deliver results that will make a real difference in the fight against climate change.

We believe that everyone can make a difference so please take a look at our current openings. If you want to help with something outside of these roles, we'd love to hear from you!

Chief Accountant

Are you an amazingly accurate accountant? Do you want to help protect the environment by using your accounting skills?

Then we want you on the team!

What's Your Impact (WYI) is a non-profit organization that informs people about global warming and what they can do about it.

You will help WYI in all accounting aspects to support the team in the fight against climate change.

Expand your accounting skills while making the world a better place. Send us your CV today!

Job Description:

  • Conduct annual verifications to ensure that WYI financial records are up to date.
  • Prepare balance sheet, profit and loss statement, and other reports.
  • Summarize current financial status and ensure compliance with WYI’s policies/procedures.
  • Track and support all documents related to government taxation.
  • Maintains accounting controls by preparing and recommending policies and procedures.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting.
  • A minimum of 1 years previous experience in an accounting role.
  • Possess strong knowledge of accounting principals/practices specific to Québec and Canada.
  • Excellent computer skills and advanced Excel skills.
  • Strong analytical skills, organizational skills with positive attitude and strong communication skills.

Job Location: Montreal or E-Work/Telecommuting

Time Commitment: You are in control. Our volunteers have the flexibility to help when they can, from where ever they want. All we require is that you volunteer for a minimum of four hours per week. We use a team approach so that the workload is flexible based on the time you can give us on a given week. That way you are in control of how many hours you volunteer.

Employment Type: Volunteer Position. Support a cause you are passionate about all while expanding your professional experience.

Volunteering at What's Your Impact - what's in it for me?

  1. Working alongside individuals who share your values and are passionate about the environment
  2. Gaining valuable experience working in the non-profit sector
  3. Having the ability to work on projects that match your passions
  4. Expanding your professional portfolio/CV
  5. Professional reference letter based on performance after a minimum of 8 weeks of volunteering

Apply for this posting: Apply
More info about What's Your Impact? Visit our About us page!
Questions about this posting?  Contact us: Send us a message!

Blog Editor

Are you obsessed with words and the mechanics of written language? Do you like to work with writers to help their ideas and stories succeed? Do you want to use your English expertise to fight climate change?

Then we want you on the team!

What’s Your Impact (WYI) is an environmental awareness group whose main goal is to inform people about global warming and what they can do about it as individuals.

Our blog is a tool to connect people around the world and show them how together small actions can make a real difference in the fight against climate change.

If guiding the creation of entertaining and engaging content that guides people on what they can do to reduce their impact excites you, then you should apply today!

Job Description:

  • Assist bloggers to ensure deadlines are met, providing article feedback and ensuring articles are easy to understand.
  • Edit, review and approve all articles.
  • Use data + reader feedback to help develop article ideas as well as evaluate and enhance existing content to better serve readers.
  • Promote WYI's tips, tricks and objectives with each blog article.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Journalism, Creative writing, Communications, English or another related field.
  • A minimum of 1 years previous experience in an editorial, writer, or reporter role.
  • Possess great talent in writing, proofreading as well as editing.
  • Proven ability in engaging and simple conversational writing style.
  • Familiarity with SEO and social media best practices for blogs.
  • Good knowledge of the messaging needed to promote climate change awareness and action.

Job Location: Montreal or E-Work/Telecommuting

Time Commitment: You are in control. Our volunteers have the flexibility to help when they can, from where ever they want. All we require is that you volunteer for a minimum of four hours per week. We use a team approach so that the workload is flexible based on the time you can give us on a given week. That way you are in control of how many hours you volunteer.

Employment Type: Volunteer Position. Support a cause you are passionate about all while expanding your professional experience.

Volunteering at What's Your Impact - what's in it for me?

  1. Working alongside individuals who share your values and are passionate about the environment
  2. Gaining valuable experience working in the non-profit sector
  3. Having the ability to work on projects that match your passions
  4. Expanding your professional portfolio/CV
  5. Professional reference letter based on performance after a minimum of 8 weeks of volunteering

Apply for this posting: Apply
More info about What's Your Impact? Visit our About us page!
Questions about this posting?  Contact us: Send us a message!

Mobile App Developer

What's Your Impact (WYI) is looking for people who would like to use their programming skills to serve a good cause: helping our planet. WYI is an environmental awareness group whose main goal is to inform people about climate change and what they can do about it as individuals.

WYI is currently working on a tool aiming to help people to take action to manage their negative impact on the environment. The mobile application developer will be in charge of developing, testing, deploying and supporting efficient mobile applications to help deploy - on mobile platforms - the tool WYI is currently working on.

If you're concerned with environment issues and want to make this cause go mobile thanks to your technical skills, then join our team now!

Job Description:

  • Work closely with the different teams (graphic designers, management etc.) working on the project to identify their needs and their expectations as well as the ones of future users.
  • Create, design, develop, test, support mobile applications on different platforms – Iphone, Android, Ipad – that are efficient and user-friendly.
  • Responsible for responding to the different teams’ expectations and deliverables on time.

Job Requirements:

  • Have an interest in environmental issues.
  • Possess a strong understanding and relevant experience in developing mobile apps (professionally/non-professionally) on iOS and/or Android platforms.
  • Being familiar with iOS, Android, PHP and JavaScript.
  • Experience with AngularJS would be an asset.
  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet strict deadlines while managing multiple assignments is a must.
  • A team player and with also the ability to work well independently.

Job Location: Montreal or E-Work/Telecommuting

Time Commitment: You are in control. Our volunteers have the flexibility to help when they can, from where ever they want. All we require is that you volunteer for a minimum of four hours per week. We use a team approach so that the workload is flexible based on the time you can give us on a given week. That way you are in control of how many hours you volunteer.

Employment Type: Volunteer Position. Support a cause you are passionate about all while expanding your professional experience.

Volunteering at What's Your Impact - what's in it for me?

  1. Working alongside individuals who share your values and are passionate about the environment
  2. Gaining valuable experience working in the non-profit sector
  3. Having the ability to work on projects that match your passions
  4. Expanding your professional portfolio/CV
  5. Professional reference letter based on performance after a minimum of 8 weeks of volunteering

Apply for this posting: Apply
More info about What's Your Impact? Visit our About us page!
Questions about this posting?  Contact us: Send us a message!

Project Photographer

Are you addicted to creating stories with images. Can you capture the moment in the blink of an eye? Do you care about the environment and have a passion for photography?

Then we want you on the team!

What's Your Impact (WYI) is an environmental awareness group whose main goal is to inform people about global warming and what they can do about it as individuals.

WYI needs people who are artists with the camera, using a blend of technical skills and an artistic eye to bring a fresh perspective to people, places and landscapes.

If you enjoy taking dynamic pictures of the world around you and want to use these skills to make a difference in the fight to stop climate change, then we want you to join our team!

Job Description:

  • Light and photograph different subjects or places for publications and online uses.
  • Process, edit, colour correct, and retouch of images as required.
  • Help the team determine what images are needed and how to best use them.
  • Select and assemble photography equipment for each photo shoot according to subject material, anticipated conditions, and knowledge of camera function, lenses, and accessories.

Job Requirements:

  • Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures of photography (digital file types, file sizes, color space, image resolution, image optimization, color correction, photo-styling, studio and location lighting, shooting in RAW and JPG formats).
  • Solid knowledge of Photoshop, Gimp or other photography specific software
  • Relevant experience (professional/non-professional) including a portoflio of your body of work.
  • Maintain an in depth understanding of photographic best practices and procedures.
  • A degree in Photography, Media studies, Digital imaging or another related field would be an asset.

Job Location: Montreal or E-Work/Telecommuting

Time Commitment: You are in control. Our volunteers have the flexibility to help when they can, from where ever they want. All we require is that you volunteer for a minimum of four hours per week. We use a team approach so that the workload is flexible based on the time you can give us on a given week. That way you are in control of how many hours you volunteer.

Employment Type: Volunteer Position. Support a cause you are passionate about all while expanding your professional experience.

Volunteering at What's Your Impact - what's in it for me?

  1. Working alongside individuals who share your values and are passionate about the environment
  2. Gaining valuable experience working in the non-profit sector
  3. Having the ability to work on projects that match your passions
  4. Expanding your professional portfolio/CV
  5. Professional reference letter based on performance after a minimum of 8 weeks of volunteering

Apply for this posting: Apply
More info about What's Your Impact? Visit our About us page!
Questions about this posting?  Contact us: Send us a message!

Web Application Developer

Are you a powerful programmer? Do you love solving problems with your keyboard and text editor? Are you looking to use your coding skills to protect the planet?

Then we want you on the team!

WYI is an environmental awareness group whose main goal is to inform people about climate change and what they can do about it as individuals.

Our team is currently developing a single-page application (SPA) aiming to help people to take action to manage their negative impact on the environment.

Level up your development knowledge and abilities all while making the world a better place, send us your CV today!

Job Description:

  • Design, develop and fix bugs in our single-page application.
  • Research which technical solutions would best fit the problem and project needs.
  • Perform testing of Web applications and systems, engaging team members as necessary.
  • Work closely with the different teams (graphic designers, management, etc.) to suggest improvements to the project.

Job Requirements:

  • Possess a strong understanding and relevant experience in developing single-page applications.
  • Creative ability in turning the web design concept into working software.
  • Being familiar with Javascript and PHP.
  • Experience with AngularJS would be an asset.
  • Capable to work well under pressure and meet strict deadlines while managing multiple assignments is a must.
  • A team player with also the ability to work well independently.
  • Degree or diploma in computer science or in a related field with experience in single-page application design would be an asset.

Job Location: Montreal or E-Work/Telecommuting

Time Commitment: You are in control. Our volunteers have the flexibility to help when they can, from where ever they want. All we require is that you volunteer for a minimum of four hours per week. We use a team approach so that the workload is flexible based on the time you can give us on a given week. That way you are in control of how many hours you volunteer.

Employment Type: Volunteer Position. Support a cause you are passionate about all while expanding your professional experience.

Volunteering at What's Your Impact - what's in it for me?

  1. Working alongside individuals who share your values and are passionate about the environment
  2. Gaining valuable experience working in the non-profit sector
  3. Having the ability to work on projects that match your passions
  4. Expanding your professional portfolio/CV
  5. Professional reference letter based on performance after a minimum of 8 weeks of volunteering

Apply for this posting: Apply
More info about What's Your Impact? Visit our About us page!
Questions about this posting?  Contact us: Send us a message!

French Translator/Editor

Is conveying the true meaning your "joie de vivre"? Want to use your finesse in French to help the environment?

Then we want you on the team!

What's Your Impact (WYI) is an environmental awareness group whose main goal is to inform people about global warming and what they can do about it as individuals.

Your strong translation abilities will aid people in French-speaking countries to learn more about what they can do to stop climate change and discover various green tips that they can use in their daily lives.

If using your skills to help fight climate change around the world interests you then apply today!

Job Description:

  • Translate content from English to French, relaying the style and tone of the original content (texts or multimedia).
  • Proofread and edit translations to ensure it is culturally and linguistically adapted to suit the reader.
  • Provide consistent translations to ensure WYI's brand and voice is accurately represented in French.
  • Respect project deadlines and formatting guidelines set by the team.

Job Requirements:

  • Fluent in French as well as English.
  • Excellent writing skills and command of grammar in French.
  • Good understanding of French localisation and country-specific linguistic cultures.
  • Education and experience in translation or translation studies would be an asset.
  • Comfortable using word processing tools such as Microsoft Office or OpenOffice.

Job Location: Montreal or E-Work/Telecommuting

Time Commitment: You are in control. Our volunteers have the flexibility to help when they can, from where ever they want. All we require is that you volunteer for a minimum of four hours per week. We use a team approach so that the workload is flexible based on the time you can give us on a given week. That way you are in control of how many hours you volunteer.

Employment Type: Volunteer Position. Support a cause you are passionate about all while expanding your professional experience.

Volunteering at What's Your Impact - what's in it for me?

  1. Working alongside individuals who share your values and are passionate about the environment
  2. Gaining valuable experience working in the non-profit sector
  3. Having the ability to work on projects that match your passions
  4. Expanding your professional portfolio/CV
  5. Professional reference letter based on performance after a minimum of 8 weeks of volunteering

Apply for this posting: Apply
More info about What's Your Impact? Visit our About us page!
Questions about this posting?  Contact us: Send us a message!

Web Marketing Strategist

Do you love to analyse and optimize? Do you have fun testing out your strategies? Are you someone who wants to help empower people in the fight against climate change with your marketing prowess?

Then we want you on the team!

What's Your Impact (WYI) is an environmental awareness group whose main goal is to inform people about what is going on with global warming and what they can do about it.

You will be responsible for our SEO strategy, finding new trends with our target audience as well as developing and achieving our marketing goals.

If you want to be part of a team that is looking to deepen the connection between people and nature, all while taking a hands-on approach to fighting climate change, then you need to join our team!

Job Description:

  • Support our SEO + content marketing strategy: Analyse, review and implement changes to content, ensuring it is optimized for search engines.
  • Track and test various email marketing campaigns to ensure our message is reaching our members and that the content is engaging.
  • Increase the size and engagement of WYI’s mailing list effectively using best practices.
  • Track target customer segments for each campaign as well as perform marketing analytics reports on WYI website, email campaigns and blog.
  • Identify gaps and opportunities for growing the WYI brand as well as improving the overall web marketing plan.

Job Requirements:

  • Degree and/or experience in marketing, communications, or a related field.
  • Strong understanding of marketing copywriting as well as a track record in developing marketing campaigns.
  • Proven experience using Google Analytics, Webmasters and Adwords
  • Self motivated team player with a positive attitude, capable of forming relationships with individuals and WYI members.

Job Location: Montreal or E-Work/Telecommuting

Time Commitment: You are in control. Our volunteers have the flexibility to help when they can, from where ever they want. All we require is that you volunteer for a minimum of four hours per week. We use a team approach so that the workload is flexible based on the time you can give us on a given week. That way you are in control of how many hours you volunteer.

Employment Type: Volunteer Position. Support a cause you are passionate about all while expanding your professional experience.

Volunteering at What's Your Impact - what's in it for me?

  1. Working alongside individuals who share your values and are passionate about the environment
  2. Gaining valuable experience working in the non-profit sector
  3. Having the ability to work on projects that match your passions
  4. Expanding your professional portfolio/CV
  5. Professional reference letter based on performance after a minimum of 8 weeks of volunteering

Apply for this posting: Apply
More info about What's Your Impact? Visit our About us page!
Questions about this posting?  Contact us: Send us a message!

Japanese Translator/Editor

What's Your Impact (WYI) is looking for people who want to find a way to put their Japanese skills to use to help the environment! WYI is an environmental awareness group whose main goal is to inform people about global warming and what they can do about it as individuals.

Through your language skills people in Japanese-speaking countries will learn more about what they can do to stop climate change and discover various green tips that they can use in their daily lives to fight global warming. With your help, we can fight climate change around the world.

If you excel in reading and writing in Japanese, as well as in English and/or French, and are looking for a challenge then join our team!

Job Description:

  • Translate texts or website content from English or French to Japanese.
  • Proofread and edit texts, multimedia and Website content.
  • Respect project deadlines and formatting guidelines set by management.

Job Requirements:

  • Fluent in Japanese as well as English and/or French.
  • Excellent writing skills in Japanese.
  • Able to use word processing tools such as Microsoft Word.
  • Familiarity with HTML and CSS would be an asset.

Job Location: Montreal or E-Work/Telecommuting

Time Commitment: You are in control. Our volunteers have the flexibility to help when they can, from where ever they want. All we require is that you volunteer for a minimum of four hours per week. We use a team approach so that the workload is flexible based on the time you can give us on a given week. That way you are in control of how many hours you volunteer.

Employment Type: Volunteer Position. Support a cause you are passionate about all while expanding your professional experience.

Volunteering at What's Your Impact - what's in it for me?

  1. Working alongside individuals who share your values and are passionate about the environment
  2. Gaining valuable experience working in the non-profit sector
  3. Having the ability to work on projects that match your passions
  4. Expanding your professional portfolio/CV
  5. Professional reference letter based on performance after a minimum of 8 weeks of volunteering

Apply for this posting: Apply
More info about What's Your Impact? Visit our About us page!
Questions about this posting?  Contact us: Send us a message!

Graphic Artist

Are you an inspired artist full of creative ideas? Are you passionate about increase awareness and fighting climate change?

Then we want you on our team!

What's Your Impact (WYI) is an environmental awareness group whose main goal is to inform people about what is going on with global warming and what they can do about it as individuals.

The graphic artist will create compelling + captivating visual concepts that explain how and why we should take small actions to fight climate change.

If you're looking for a fulfilling project where you'll be using your artistry to make the world a better place, then join our team now!

Job Description:

  • Work closely with management to identify its needs in terms of design.
  • Create designs and graphics that convey a message in accordance with the project's requirements.
  • Advise management on strategies to reach a specific audience through different designs.
  • Estimate the time a given assignment might take.

Job Requirements:

  • Artistic ability as well as knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles are essential.
  • Solid graphic applications skills with programs such as Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, GIMP, Inkscape, etc.
  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet strict deadlines while managing multiple assignments is a must.
  • Communication skills and ability to work well with others.
  • Degree or diploma in graphic design with experience in graphic design, print or web design would be an asset.

Job Location: Montreal or E-Work/Telecommuting

Time Commitment: You are in control. Our volunteers have the flexibility to help when they can, from where ever they want. All we require is that you volunteer for a minimum of four hours per week. We use a team approach so that the workload is flexible based on the time you can give us on a given week. That way you are in control of how many hours you volunteer.

Employment Type: Volunteer Position. Support a cause you are passionate about all while expanding your professional experience.

Volunteering at What's Your Impact - what's in it for me?

  1. Working alongside individuals who share your values and are passionate about the environment
  2. Gaining valuable experience working in the non-profit sector
  3. Having the ability to work on projects that match your passions
  4. Expanding your professional portfolio/CV
  5. Professional reference letter based on performance after a minimum of 8 weeks of volunteering

Apply for this posting: Apply
More info about What's Your Impact? Visit our About us page!
Questions about this posting?  Contact us: Send us a message!

Legal Counsel

What's Your Impact (WYI) is seeking individuals who want to volunteer their legal expertise to a cause that is working to stop climate change. WYI is an environmental awareness group whose main goal is to inform people about global warming and what they can do about it as individuals.

Through your skills, WYI will gain a valuable legal consultant that can provide expert advice when drafting policies and proposed changes to existing municipal by-laws, outline areas of liability for the organization, and represent WYI in all legal matters.

If you're actively looking to help a non-profit organization like ours that needs legal assistance, send us your CV today!

Job Description:

  • Provide legal counsel, opinions and advice on various matters.
  • Draft letters, opinions, contracts, and any other documents as necessary.
  • Communicate directly with government and other authoritative bodies on behalf of WYI.
  • Conduct legal research and manage legal files.

Job Requirements:

  • Experience in or knowledge of administrative law, regulatory and litigation matters, in private practice or with a large organization.
  • Demonstrated organizational skills and experience in participating in litigation matters and achieving successful results.
  • Computer literacy in a Windows environment is a requirement.
  • Being a member in good standing of the Barreau du Québec is an asset.
  • Strong academic credentials including a Bachelor of Civil Law and/or Bachelor of Laws would be an asset.

Job Location: Montreal or E-Work/Telecommuting

Time Commitment: You are in control. Our volunteers have the flexibility to help when they can, from where ever they want. All we require is that you volunteer for a minimum of four hours per week. We use a team approach so that the workload is flexible based on the time you can give us on a given week. That way you are in control of how many hours you volunteer.

Employment Type: Volunteer Position. Support a cause you are passionate about all while expanding your professional experience.

Volunteering at What's Your Impact - what's in it for me?

  1. Working alongside individuals who share your values and are passionate about the environment
  2. Gaining valuable experience working in the non-profit sector
  3. Having the ability to work on projects that match your passions
  4. Expanding your professional portfolio/CV
  5. Professional reference letter based on performance after a minimum of 8 weeks of volunteering

Apply for this posting: Apply
More info about What's Your Impact? Visit our About us page!
Questions about this posting?  Contact us: Send us a message!

Research Assistant

Is knowledge your passion? Do you want to break new ground and work towards better solutions to fight climate change?

Then we want you on the team!

What's Your Impact (WYI) is a non-profit organization that informs people about climate change and what they can do about it.

Your role will be to provide research as well as background analysis for our PR campaigns and website.

Are you someone who wants to take a hands-on approach to finding fresh ideas and wants to be part of a team that will help bring about real change? Then send us your application today!

Job Description:

  • Research facts, figures and information on topics related to climate change and global warming.
  • Convey findings accurately to others in the form of reports, articles and briefings.
  • Provide scientific and technical expertise where necessary.
  • Able to coordinate and liaise with reputable scientists, knowledgeable individuals and any organizations and institutions that can provide valuable information.

Job Requirements:

  • Highly inquisitive mind and a keen determination to find the answers to the immediate dangers to our environment.
  • Able to grasp technical concepts.
  • Good analytical and computer skills.
  • Skill in writing, proofreading as well as editing.
  • Able to work as part of a team while also using his/her own initiative.
  • Education and experience in any of the following scientific fields: Chemistry, Biology, and/or Physics would be an asset.
  • Strong links and networks in the scientific community would be an asset.

Job Location: Montreal or E-Work/Telecommuting

Time Commitment: You are in control. Our volunteers have the flexibility to help when they can, from where ever they want. All we require is that you volunteer for a minimum of four hours per week. We use a team approach so that the workload is flexible based on the time you can give us on a given week. That way you are in control of how many hours you volunteer.

Employment Type: Volunteer Position. Support a cause you are passionate about all while expanding your professional experience.

Volunteering at What's Your Impact - what's in it for me?

  1. Working alongside individuals who share your values and are passionate about the environment
  2. Gaining valuable experience working in the non-profit sector
  3. Having the ability to work on projects that match your passions
  4. Expanding your professional portfolio/CV
  5. Professional reference letter based on performance after a minimum of 8 weeks of volunteering

Apply for this posting: Apply
More info about What's Your Impact? Visit our About us page!
Questions about this posting?  Contact us: Send us a message!

Public Relations Specialist

Are you a confident communicator? Are you a energetic connector and promoter? Do you want to use your expertise to empower people in the fight against climate change?

Then we want you on our team!

What's Your Impact (WYI) is an environmental awareness group whose main goal is to inform people about what is going on with global warming and what they can do about it as individuals.

We are currently looking for a public relations specialist to plan, design and direct our public relations strategies. Your primary responsibilities will be to focus on outreach to the public through the use of social media as well as through email.

So if you are a dynamic person who wants to increase awareness and champion the cause of fighting climate change, we want to talk to you!

Job Description:

  • Plan, develop and implement effective overall public relations strategies that will result in increased awareness about climate change and what people can do to reduce their impact.
  • Implement a social media strategy (increase likes, shares, retweets, etc.), while coordinating with the marketing team to ensure its effectiveness.
  • Manage social media platforms (Facebook and Twitter) by posting, sharing, tweeting, and responding to any inquiries.
  • Manage outreach strategy for both internal members, as well as for external use contacting environmental groups and leaders through the use of email.
  • Respond to requests for information, liaising with as well as answering inquiries from media, individuals and other organizations.

Job Requirements:

  • Knowledge of principles and methods relating to public relations strategies, with a specific focus on social media management is required.
  • Proven ability in growing communities both in terms of numbers of members as well as in engagement.
  • Capable of assessing situations to determine the strategic approach, as well as developing appropriate and accurate materials that are in line with overall social media and email outreach strategy.
  • Excellent communication skills as well as strong attention to detail.
  • Prior experience in social media management or public relations would be an asset.

Job Location: Montreal or E-Work/Telecommuting

Time Commitment: You are in control. Our volunteers have the flexibility to help when they can, from where ever they want. All we require is that you volunteer for a minimum of four hours per week. We use a team approach so that the workload is flexible based on the time you can give us on a given week. That way you are in control of how many hours you volunteer.

Employment Type: Volunteer Position. Support a cause you are passionate about all while expanding your professional experience.

Volunteering at What's Your Impact - what's in it for me?

  1. Working alongside individuals who share your values and are passionate about the environment
  2. Gaining valuable experience working in the non-profit sector
  3. Having the ability to work on projects that match your passions
  4. Expanding your professional portfolio/CV
  5. Professional reference letter based on performance after a minimum of 8 weeks of volunteering

Apply for this posting: Apply
More info about What's Your Impact? Visit our About us page!
Questions about this posting?  Contact us: Send us a message!

Chinese Translator/Editor

What's Your Impact (WYI) is looking for people who want to find a way to put their Chinese skills to use to help the environment! WYI is an environmental awareness group whose main goal is to inform people about global warming and what they can do about it as individuals.

Through your language skills people in Chinese-speaking countries will learn more about what they can do to stop climate change and discover various green tips that they can use in their daily lives to fight global warming. With your help, we can fight climate change around the world.

If you excel in reading and writing in Chinese, as well as in English and/or French, and are looking for a challenge then join our team!

Job Description:

  • Translate texts or website content from English or French to Chinese.
  • Proofread and edit texts, multimedia and Website content.
  • Respect project deadlines and formatting guidelines set by management.

Job Requirements:

  • Fluent in Chinese as well as English and/or French.
  • Excellent writing skills in Chinese.
  • Able to use word processing tools such as Microsoft Word.
  • Familiarity with HTML and CSS would be an asset.

Job Location: Montreal or E-Work/Telecommuting

Time Commitment: You are in control. Our volunteers have the flexibility to help when they can, from where ever they want. All we require is that you volunteer for a minimum of four hours per week. We use a team approach so that the workload is flexible based on the time you can give us on a given week. That way you are in control of how many hours you volunteer.

Employment Type: Volunteer Position. Support a cause you are passionate about all while expanding your professional experience.

Volunteering at What's Your Impact - what's in it for me?

  1. Working alongside individuals who share your values and are passionate about the environment
  2. Gaining valuable experience working in the non-profit sector
  3. Having the ability to work on projects that match your passions
  4. Expanding your professional portfolio/CV
  5. Professional reference letter based on performance after a minimum of 8 weeks of volunteering

Apply for this posting: Apply
More info about What's Your Impact? Visit our About us page!
Questions about this posting?  Contact us: Send us a message!

Eco Bloggers Wanted

Do you love telling people about that new eco friendly trick you discovered? Are you always trying to conjure up engaging ways to express green ideas?

Then we want you on our team!

What's Your Impact (WYI) is an environmental awareness group whose main goal is to inform people about global warming and what they can do about it as individuals.

Maybe you know the best stores where you can buy local or you're a veteran carpooler with advice to give or even a guru on saving electricity... Whatever your green tips and tricks are, you can help people in your area who are looking to do the same by blogging about your everyday successes! Our blog is a tool to connect people around the world and provide them the information they need to fight climate change.

If you like spreading the news on how people can take small steps that will have a huge impact in the fight against climate change, we want to talk to you!

Job Description:

  • Research, write, edit and help with layout for content.
  • Write articles in a conversational style which will engage readers.
  • Share your ideas, respond to comments + encourage the discussion in person as well as on our blog, Twitter and Facebook.
  • Include WYI's tips and overall message of action against climate change in each of your articles.
  • Article topics include: buying local, green fashion, green beauty, organic food, organic gardening, climate change news, green tech, carpooling, public transit, policy and government initiatives.

Job Requirements:

  • Proven ability in researching, writing, proofreading and editing.
  • Excellent skill in creating engaging content with a simple conversational style, staying informative but not verbose.
  • Past experience producing content for the web, specifically writing content with Search Engine Optimization (SEO) in mind would be an asset.
  • Strong desire in helping those that want to know how to concretely take action in the fight against climate change.
  • Act as an ambassador for WYI to spread the word that everyone can make a difference and together our small changes will have a huge impact in the fight against climate change.

Job Location: Montreal or E-Work/Telecommuting

Time Commitment: You are in control. Our volunteers have the flexibility to help when they can, from where ever they want. All we require is that you volunteer for a minimum of four hours per week. We use a team approach so that the workload is flexible based on the time you can give us on a given week. That way you are in control of how many hours you volunteer.

Employment Type: Volunteer Position. Support a cause you are passionate about all while expanding your professional experience.

Volunteering at What's Your Impact - what's in it for me?

  1. Working alongside individuals who share your values and are passionate about the environment
  2. Gaining valuable experience working in the non-profit sector
  3. Having the ability to work on projects that match your passions
  4. Expanding your professional portfolio/CV
  5. Professional reference letter based on performance after a minimum of 8 weeks of volunteering

Apply for this posting: Apply
More info about What's Your Impact? Visit our About us page!
Questions about this posting?  Contact us: Send us a message!

Human Resources Coordinator

Do you feel powerful when you find that perfect applicant? Do you want to use your HR skills to make a real difference?

Then we want you on our team!

What's Your Impact (WYI) is a non-profit organization that informs people about global warming and what they can do about it.

You'll expand your human resources expertise by helping with recruitment, retention and guiding the growth of our team.

Are you looking to build a team? Would you love to help people find that position they have been dreaming of? Then you should apply today!

Job Description:

  • Guide the recruitment process to ensure consistency and fair application throughout the selection process.
  • Create job descriptions and succession plans to ensure consistency throughout the organization.
  • Identify potential candidates for secondments.
  • Carry out recruitment activities including: advertisements, create interview questions, make selection recommendations to the manager, verify references, present letters of offer, etc.
  • Foster staff engagement, recognition and retention.
  • Participate in internal/external relations: assisting with performance management as well as questions from people outside the organization.

Job Requirements:

  • Experience in the spectrum of HR (education or employment) including: recruitment, compensation, employee relations, performance management, training and development.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Detail-orientated individual, who is skilled at prioritizing and multi-tasking.
  • Pro-active, results-oriented and able to work as a part of a team.

Job Location: Montreal or E-Work/Telecommuting

Time Commitment: You are in control. Our volunteers have the flexibility to help when they can, from where ever they want. All we require is that you volunteer for a minimum of four hours per week. We use a team approach so that the workload is flexible based on the time you can give us on a given week. That way you are in control of how many hours you volunteer.

Employment Type: Volunteer Position. Support a cause you are passionate about all while expanding your professional experience.

Volunteering at What's Your Impact - what's in it for me?

  1. Working alongside individuals who share your values and are passionate about the environment
  2. Gaining valuable experience working in the non-profit sector
  3. Having the ability to work on projects that match your passions
  4. Expanding your professional portfolio/CV
  5. Professional reference letter based on performance after a minimum of 8 weeks of volunteering

Apply for this posting: Apply
More info about What's Your Impact? Visit our About us page!
Questions about this posting?  Contact us: Send us a message!

Spanish Translator/Editor

What's Your Impact (WYI) is looking for people who want to find a way to put their Spanish skills to use to help the environment! WYI is an environmental awareness group whose main goal is to inform people about global warming and what they can do about it as individuals.

Through your language skills people in Spanish-speaking countries will learn more about what they can do to stop climate change and discover various green tips that they can use in their daily lives to fight global warming. With your help, we can fight climate change around the world.

If you excel in reading and writing in Spanish, as well as in English and/or French, and are looking for a challenge then join our team!

Job Description:

  • Translate texts or website content from English or French to Spanish.
  • Proofread and edit texts, multimedia and Website content.
  • Respect project deadlines and formatting guidelines set by management.

Job Requirements:

  • Fluent in Spanish as well as English and/or French.
  • Excellent writing skills in Spanish.
  • Able to use word processing tools such as Microsoft Word.
  • Familiarity with HTML and CSS would be an asset.

Job Location: Montreal or E-Work/Telecommuting

Time Commitment: You are in control. Our volunteers have the flexibility to help when they can, from where ever they want. All we require is that you volunteer for a minimum of four hours per week. We use a team approach so that the workload is flexible based on the time you can give us on a given week. That way you are in control of how many hours you volunteer.

Employment Type: Volunteer Position. Support a cause you are passionate about all while expanding your professional experience.

Volunteering at What's Your Impact - what's in it for me?

  1. Working alongside individuals who share your values and are passionate about the environment
  2. Gaining valuable experience working in the non-profit sector
  3. Having the ability to work on projects that match your passions
  4. Expanding your professional portfolio/CV
  5. Professional reference letter based on performance after a minimum of 8 weeks of volunteering

Apply for this posting: Apply
More info about What's Your Impact? Visit our About us page!
Questions about this posting?  Contact us: Send us a message!

German Translator/Editor

What's Your Impact (WYI) is looking for people who want to find a way to put their German skills to use to help the environment! WYI is an environmental awareness group whose main goal is to inform people about global warming and what they can do about it as individuals.

Using your language skills, you can help people who's first language is German learn more about what they can do to stop climate change and discover various green tips that they can use in their daily lives to fight global warming. With your help, we can fight climate change around the world.

If you excel in reading and writing in German, as well as in English and/or French, and are looking for a challenge then join our team!

Job Description:

  • Translate texts or website content from English or French to German.
  • Proofread and edit texts, multimedia and Website content.
  • Respect project deadlines and formatting guidelines set by management.

Job Requirements:

  • Fluent in German as well as English and/or French.
  • Excellent writing skills in German.
  • Able to use word processing tools such as Microsoft Word.
  • Familiarity with HTML and CSS would be an asset.

Job Location: Montreal or E-Work/Telecommuting

Time Commitment: You are in control. Our volunteers have the flexibility to help when they can, from where ever they want. All we require is that you volunteer for a minimum of four hours per week. We use a team approach so that the workload is flexible based on the time you can give us on a given week. That way you are in control of how many hours you volunteer.

Employment Type: Volunteer Position. Support a cause you are passionate about all while expanding your professional experience.

Volunteering at What's Your Impact - what's in it for me?

  1. Working alongside individuals who share your values and are passionate about the environment
  2. Gaining valuable experience working in the non-profit sector
  3. Having the ability to work on projects that match your passions
  4. Expanding your professional portfolio/CV
  5. Professional reference letter based on performance after a minimum of 8 weeks of volunteering

Apply for this posting: Apply
More info about What's Your Impact? Visit our About us page!
Questions about this posting?  Contact us: Send us a message!

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