METRAC Community Safety Program: Event Planning Volunteer

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Description: Every year, United Nations (UN) Women designates 16 days starting from November 25 (International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women) to December 10 (Human Rights Day) as a call for action to end violence against women and girls.  METRAC: Action on Violence will host, THRIVE, a free event for women and Trans folks in the city of Toronto as part of the initiative to end gender based violence..

Available positions: 5

Time Required: November – January; volunteers will typically be asked to commit at least 3 hours weekly/bi-weekly (depending on the task)

Duties include:

  • Attend weekly planning meeting (in person or by phone)
  • Develop a registration template
  • supporting outreach plan
  • Outreach to find 10 additional volunteers for the event day


  • Opportunity to become familiar with METRAC’s Safety and Youth program
  • Experience in events organization/registration
  • Complimentary refreshments
  • TTC tickets upon request
  • Reference letter

Application Process:

There will be continuous and open intake for these positions, with the first deadline being

Monday November 6th, 2017 at 11:59 PM

Please apply with a resume describing your relevant work experience to:

Email: | Fax: 416-392-3136

We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

METRAC is committed to equitable and inclusive employment practices and we encourage applications from candidates who are from historically marginalized groups. Unfortunately, METRAC’s current office space is not wheelchair accessible, but we will work with selected candidates to accommodate needs and ensure the interview process is accessible to them.

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