Opportunities

Volunteering at IABC/BC is a member benefit that enables you to connect with the Chapter and your fellow members. Check out these opportunities to get involved.

Learn more about volunteering

In addition to the active postings below, we’d be happy to discuss finding a specific volunteer opportunity suited to your particular interests and skills – to learn more, email our Director, Volunteer Services.

Available Opportunities

  • Content Writer

    Are you looking to build or broaden your portfolio of writing samples? We have a variety of volunteer writing roles available to help you polish your writing skills or explore another area of communications. At IABC/BC, our volunteer writing roles support event promotions, marketing campaigns, orientation programs and other programs. They also develop ongoing web and digital content, program descriptions, and email templates for internal and external use to help engage our membership and align our communications with IABC international.

    If you’re a grammar-loving communicator with the ability to work on your own initiative, consider applying to one of the many volunteer content writer roles for IABC/BC. Creative and enthusiastic candidates, read on:

    Positions available

    • Content coordinator, awards
    • Content coordinator, internal communications
    • Content coordinator, external communications
    • Content coordinator, student communications
    • Content coordinator, career development

    Portfolios supported

    • Awards
    • Career development
    • Marketing and communications
    • Member services
    • Student development
    • Volunteer Services

    Qualifications

    • Excellent writing and editing skills.
    • Ability to manage multiple work assignments at one time.
    • Enthusiasm, flexibility and ability to work with a team remotely.
    • Excellent interpersonal, and collaboration skills with a focus on professionalism.
    • Ability to prioritize tasks, work under pressure, and follow processes.

    Time Commitment

    • Portfolio dependent. Roughly one-to-three hours per month

    Skills learned

    • Writing and editing
    • Campaign or program execution and promotion
    • Strategic planning and campaign/program management
    • Problem solving

    Qualifications

    This opportunity is open to Junior to Intermediate level communicators with an interest in communications writing. You will bring a high attention to detail and professionalism to the role. Experience in business communications writing is preferred but not essential.

    Location

    Some of these roles can be carried out from any location in BC.

    How to apply

    To apply, simply email an up-to-date resume (or LinkedIn profile URL) to volunteers@iabc.bc.ca. If possible, please indicate a preferred portfolio.

  • Program Management

    Do you have a desire to flex your organizational skills and have a hand in building and maintaining program to engage communicators across BC? If you love the planning process, have a knack for pulling everything together and staying calm, cool and collected no matter what gets thrown your way, then our program management roles could be for you.

    In these roles, you will collaborate with directors and other volunteers to plan, create and execute IABC/BC programs and campaigns.

    Positions available

    • Manager, awards
    • Manager, member services
    • Manager, mentorship
    • Manager, orientation
    • Manager, special interest groups
    • Manager, sponsorships and partnership
    • Manager, student engagement

    Portfolios supported

    • Awards
    • Career development
    • Marketing and communications
    • Member services
    • Special Interest Groups
    • Sponsorships and partnerships
    • Student development
    • Volunteer services

    Qualifications

    • Excellent interpersonal, and collaboration skills with a focus on professionalism.
    • Highly organized, excellent attention to detail, and project management skills.
    • Excellent communication and writing skills.
    • Ability to manage multiple work assignments at one time.
    • Enthusiasm, flexibility and ability to work with a team remotely.
    • Ability to prioritize tasks, work under pressure, and follow processes.

    Time Commitment

    • Portfolio dependent. Roughly four-to-six hours per month

    Skills learned

    • Campaign or program execution and promotion
    • Strategic planning and campaign/program management
    • Problem solving
    • Team coordination and leadership

    Qualifications

    This opportunity is open to intermediate to senior level communicators with an interest in strategic communications planning and program management. You will bring strong interpersonal and organizational skills, and a high attention to detail. Experience in leading a team or planning and executing campaigns/programs is preferred.

    Location

    Some of these roles can be carried out from any location in BC.

    How to apply

    To apply,  email an up-to-date resume (or LinkedIn profile URL) to volunteers@iabc.bc.ca. If possible, please indicate a preferred portfolio.