Volunteer Awards

Nominate a hard working volunteer you know in BGOS.

Annual GPO Volunteer Awards

The Lois James Legacy Award recognizes volunteers who have demonstrated exceptional service and commitment building the Green Party of Ontario (GPO). Lois was a decades-long volunteer with the GPO, and was an integral part of the creation of the Rouge National Park.

The Community Involvement Award recognizes volunteers with a proven track record of engaging citizens in the promotion of Green values such as building strong communities, fostering local economies and promoting health & well-being in Ontario.

The Rising Star Award will recognize a newcomer (3 years or less) to the GPO who has shown enthusiasm and ability in volunteering for their Constituency Association (CA), a campus group, or the GPO office and have demonstrated a positive, motivating spirit.

Nomination deadline is Saturday, October 10th, 2020 .
Email: volunteerawards@gpo.ca to make a nomination.

BGOS Greens are Looking for Volunteers

Now that the Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound Greens Two Year Plan–though a living document–is done, we must work the plan . This includes filling some empty volunteer positions.

Fundraising Committee
The Fundraising Committee’s goal is to raise money! Members plan and support on-going fundraising efforts throughout the year.

Time Commitment: As little as 3 hours per month.

Communications Chair FILLED
The Communications Chair will:
● Promote the GPO and GPC both internally and within Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound.
● Liaise with GPO and GPC to distribute messages to local media.
● Oversee the BGOS website and social media.
● Have a willingness to learn GVote.

Your first task as Communications Chair will be to create a committee, followed by a 2021 Communications Plan.
Time Commitment: Approximately, 15 hours per month.

Social Media Co Ordinator FILLED
The Social Media Coordinator will:
● Liaise with GPO and GPC to distribute messages to local media via social media and the website.
● Promote the GPO and GPC both internally and within the community via social media and the website.
● Maintain the BGOS website and social media.
● Have a willingness to learn GVote.

Your first task will be to create the Social Media section of the 2021 Communications Plan. This time commitment will be about 10 hours per month.

Candidate Recruitment Committee and Committee Chair FILLED
The Candidate Recruitment Committee’s goal is to name 5 diverse candidates for the provincial ’22 election by the end of November 2020, and help organize/host a candidate nomination meeting (along with the annual AGM) in March of 2021.

Time Commitment (Committee): Approximately 10 hours per month. Ends Nov 30.
Time Commitment (Chair): Approximately 15 hours per month. Obligations mostly end after November 2020.