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ReForest London Neighbourhood Canvassing

Canvassers are volunteers that distribute promotional material for our programs across the city. Canvassers are primarily needed for our Tree Blitz program, to pre-canvas the targeted neighbourhood 1-2 weeks before the event.

This position provides valuable experience for Environmental Studies, Non-Profit Management, Public Relations and Communications students or anyone with a passion for trees or speaking to the public.  All canvassers will receive a nifty ReForest London t-shirt, hat and button once they commit to two 2-hour canvassing events, usually held on weeknights from 6-8pm.

Responsibilities

  • Distribute promotional materials to targeted neighbourhoods or addresses
  • Canvass home owners in a specified area to offer them trees
  • Track addresses/area canvassed

Time Commitment

  • 1-2 hours per shift during the Spring and Fall for Tree Blitzes
  • On an as needed basis during other seasons

Training
No training required. Instructions will be given at the beginning of each shift.

Experience
No previous experience required.

Skills

  • Enjoys being outdoors and walking
  • Able to distribute materials while keeping track of areas visited
  • Comfortable interacting with home owners

Other Requirements

  • Enjoys being outdoors and walking
  • Able to walk for 1-2 hours
  • Able to keep track of houses visited
  • Knowledge of tree species an asset but not required

Growing a Green Future in Canada’s Deep South

AGM 2017: The Strategy Sessions
Thursday, June 29, 2017

Innovation Works, 201 King St., London, Ontario

All Welcome. Register Now.

Growing a green future is everybody’s business. These interactive sessions are for everyone who cares about healthy and climate-smart communities from Toronto to Windsor.

Members notice: Annual General Meeting with Elections

Networking Agenda

Help CCC to think strategically about their future actions and model as they consider implementation of the report “Ivey MBA Students and Carolinian Canada Coalition Collaboration: Strategy Assessment and Recommendations

Download the Report

10 am Carolinian Canada strategic plan session – Building a green hub for a new age

Noon Networking Lunch

1 pm Big Picture Collaborative sessions – Reversing a centuries-old trend of habitat loss

4 pm Annual General Meeting – Building a Sustainable Support Network for Healthy Ecosystems: Elections, Annual Report & more

Network Opportunities

  • Participate in Big Picture Collaborative
  • Renew your personal, professional and group memberships in Carolinian Canada
  • Sponsorship starting at $250
  • Submit a topic for 5 minute update – Bring a display – apply with registration for limited spots
  • Subsidies available for travel or registration as needed
  • Volunteer

Strategy Sessions

This is the Carolinian Zone – unique, wild and home to one quarter of Canadians. Join us in collaborating for a Big Picture 5-year strategy to grow healthy habitat for a green future for wildlife and people.

  • How green is your future? What is your vision of a sustainable future? How does climate change fit?
  • The Big Picture is greater than the sum of our actions. How do we know we are moving in the right direction, together?
  • Measure what matters. How do you measure success?
  • Great things are happening. How are you reversing habitat loss? How is local nature helping you get climate-smart? Who are your green people?
  • The Big Picture belongs to everyone. How would you like to be connected to the Big Picture?

Read the Strategic Plan

Our community includes conservation, community, First Nations, government, land, water, farm, health, business, cultural, urban and many other groups and individuals who care.

Connect to grow a healthy future in Canada’s deep south. Join the discussion. Share your story.

Registration

Strategy Sessions: $25 Members / $50 Non-Members / $60 after June 15 / $250+ Sponsor

includes lunch

Membership: $50 Individual / $75 Professional / $100 Friend / $250 Canopy Group / $1,000+ Super Canopy

Subsidies available for registration and travel – email admin@carolinian.org

Location

Innovation Works is in downtown London near King and Richmond St / bus and train stations

If driving, note that King St. is 1-way.  Paid parking lots are beside the building or across the street. (Street parking is 2 hours only.)

We will be gathering in the Solutions Lab and Commons on the main floor.

http://www.innovationworkslondon.ca/

London Bicycle EXPO

This event aims to engage people in cycling at any age, experience level and ability. There is simply something for everyone!

As the EXPO has its first debut, we are pleased to announce that the event will be hosted by London’s own – BOLER MOUNTAIN – Southwestern Ontario’s most dynamic destination for outdoor adventure.

Cycling is a fun and active way to enjoy the outdoors, travel to destinations and offers numerous health benefits as well.

What you can look forward to at the 2017 London Bicycle EXPO at Boler Mountain;

  • Cycling vendors, information booths
  • $5 Discounted all day trail pass
  • Guest speakers at 12 pm
  • Fun bike race for kids at 12:30 pm
  • Guided mountain bike trail rides at 1pm & 3pm
  • Live Music
  • Face painting
  • Mountain bike rentals available
  • Bike demos, maintenance
  • BBQ, patio for food and refreshments