Georgian Bay Anishinaabek Youth
EXPRESSION OF INTEREST
Volunteers for the GBAY Advisory and Membership Circles
Miigwech for your interest in the Georgian Bay Anishinaabek Youth (GBAY).
We are welcoming expressions of interest from Indigenous youth to join the team as volunteers of the Advisory OR Membership Circle.
Expressions of Interest are being accepted from August 17th to September 14th, 2022.
About GBAY and What’s Involved
The Georgian Bay Anishinaabek Youth was established in 2018. GBAY aims to support Indigenous youth ages 13-29 throughout the Eastern shores of Georgian Bay.
Anishinaabek philosophy of cultural/land-based education is the foundation of GBAY. Through mentorship and capacity building, the goal of GBAY is to create safe spaces for Indigenous youth to build strong community and cultural connections.
GBAY is accepting applications for Indigenous youth ages 13-29, as volunteers who are part of the Advisory and Membership Circles and are committed to GBAY's vision and goals.
Maximum of 6 volunteer Advisory Circle members.
Time commitment is estimated at 2-5 hours per month
Term: One year, renewable
Advisory Circle members will oversee and guide the GBAY's organizational and project activities. Advisory Circle members with specific roles and responsibilities can expect to spend 2 – 5 hours per month on campaigns, projects, and events. This may include, but is not limited to: research, planning/coordinating, creating social media content, networking, community outreach, and etc.
In light of reciprocity, Advisory Circle members will be invited to participate in capacity-building opportunities and will be prioritized for program activities and events.
Minimum of 4 and maximum of 20 volunteer Membership Circle members.
Time commitment is at 1-2 hours a month.
Term: One year, renewable
Membership Circle members will advise and provide insight on community needs and future GBAY projects, activities, and/or opportunities. Members will support GBAY projects, activities, workshops, events, and/or other opportunities. Members must participate in at least one GBAY meeting or event per year.
In light of reciprocity, the membership circle will be invited to participate in GBAY projects, programs, events, and activities.
Selection Process: The GBAY Advisory Circle will review all completed Expressions of Interest for both circles. All prospective volunteer Circle members will be contacted regarding the decision of GBAY.
Please fill in this form to tell us a little about yourself. This information is confidential. The GBAY team will review this form and be in touch with you. Miigwech, thank you!