Current Volunteer Opportunities
SPEC is always eager to work with volunteers who are motivated to make a positive impact on our urban environment. There are many ways to become involved, at one off events such as beach clean-ups or on one of the committees. If you are highly motivated or have a particular idea you'd like to put into motion you might consider joining one or more of our committees!
Email volunteer(at)spec.bc.ca to talk to Tova, a real live human being who'd love to help you get involved!!
Other opportunities arise often. Sign up to Become a Volunteer and you'll receive regular volunteer call outs by email.
The energy and transportation committee is in need of people with renewable energy expertise. got some great knowledge and a bit of time? The team would love to have you. please email Tova at volunteer(at)spec.bc.ca.
Committees - Our committees are always open to receiving new volunteers. Get in touch and join us at one of our meetings!
Energy & Transportation Committee
The Energy & Transportation Committee is looking forward to a great 2016! We have an energetic team of new volunteers that are putting time and energy into some great projects! If you are dedicated and passionate, there's a place for you. The committee focuses on issues around fossil fuel reduction, alternative energy and education.The committee meets every third Wednesday of the month at 6:00PM at the SPEC office building. Email volunteer(at)spec.bc.ca or sign up to Become a Volunteer.
The Zero Waste committee had an amazing 2015, and now has laid the ground work to go forward on some really amazing ideas. The committee meets on the second Wednesday of each month at 6:30 PM at various locations. Email volunteer(at)spec.bc.ca or sign up to Become a Volunteer.
The Food & Environment Committee works on projects from school gardens to public education to land use issues. They need talented, dedicated people to help move their projects forward. Interested? email volunteer(at)spec.bc.ca and come to their next meeting! The committee meets mostly on the firts Tuesday of the month at 5:30PM at the SPEC office building
Looking for inspiration? Guidance? A chance to give back? Our demonstration gardens are truly amazing. Both locations contribute to the community through supportive learning opportunities and food donations to those in need. You'll find a ton of information on these gardens at specgardens.blogspot.com
. Get involved with the Cambie Communal Garden (near Cambie and 10th avenue) by emailing cambiegarden[at]gmail.com. The Cambie group meets regularly on Sunday mornings from 10-noon.
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