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Canvasser & Advance Notice Delivery

Canvasser

Canvassers are volunteers that distribute promotional material for our programs across the city. Canvassers are primarily needed for our Tree Blitz program, to distribute advance notices to homeowner mailboxes or pre-canvas the targeted neighbourhood 1-2 weeks before the event. Canvassers will also be needed to canvass houses that were not reached during events after the Tree Blitz season is over.

We may also reach out to Canvasser volunteers to help us distribute promotional material for other programs such as; posters for our spring and fall park tree planting events, and oursummer aftercare events.

We are currently also accepting applications for Neighbourhood ReLeaf Canvass Leads. We are looking to fill two positions. Click here to apply and for more information.

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

Complementary Roles
If you are interested in this volunteer role then you may also want to check out our Tree Blitzer and Storyteller roles.

To Apply
Please fill out our volunteer application form and indicate “Canvasser” as area of interest. 

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