Volunteer with us

We often search for community minded individuals with strong communication skills and a passion for waste reduction.

Our team is made of up passionate waste-fighting warriors who bring their professional expertise across various areas in the business. All of the roles are created, not only to help promote plastic-free solutions, but to provide first-hand, career-enhancing experience. Each core team member has the opportunity to shine, with the autonomy to make decisions and truly make a difference in their community.

Plastic-Free YYC stands for creating and offering equal opportunities and we do not discriminate against any volunteer or applicant for employment based on race, colour, sex, age, national or ethnic origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, family status, genetic characteristics, disability, or conviction for an offence for which a pardon has been granted or in respect of which a record suspension has been ordered. (Canadian Human Rights Act, s 3).


We are currently looking to fill the following core positions:

Executive Director (volunteer)
Are you a self-starting, passionate Earthling looking to make a change in our world? Use your awesome leadership strength and superb communication skills to help fight this ever-growing problem of plastic waste. Showcase your skills and knowledge to our community and take your career to the next level. Plastic-Free YYC is looking for the newest face of the organization to fill the role of Executive Director.
This is a perfect role for someone in the beginning to middle level of their career, a role to truly showcase your skills and expand your opportunities.

View full role description here.

Applicants must be located in Calgary. The deadline to apply is Monday, May 31, 2021 at 11:59 pm MDT. Applications will be reviewed as they arrive and this position may be filled prior to May 31, 2021 if the right candidate is found, so applicants are encouraged to apply early. We regret that only successful candidates will be contacted for an interview. 

How to apply: Please complete the volunteer application form and attach your resume and a cover letter outlining why you would like this position and why you would be a good match for the role.

To apply, please submit a Volunteer Application Form.*


Zero-Waste Event Coordinator (volunteer)
A vital member of Plastic-Free YYC working directly with the Event Lead. Demonstrate your awesome organizational skills while overseeing the administration, coordination, and execution support of our community events. Act as the liaison between internal teams, suppliers, and partners for event communication and logistics. This role offers tremendous growth and learning opportunities for those emerging in event management, community engagement or the non-profit sector.

To apply, please submit a Volunteer Application Form.*


You may also submit a Volunteer Application Form if you are interested in being part of our team for any role. Email info@plasticfreeyyc.com with any questions.

Get to know our team.