Volunteer with Voices-Voix

Volunteer with Voices-Voix

Attacks on rights and freedoms got you down? Worried the federal government is chasing non-profits and charities out of existence? Think it's important that dissent, free speech and democracy are protected in Canada?

Then the Voices-Voix Coalition is the place for you! We're currently looking for volunteers and interns who will be able to help us continue to shine a light on cases of stifling of dissent and democracy in Canada.

You'll be helping us to researchwritetranslate and spread the word about our work across the country, especially in the lead up to the launch of a new campaign in early summer 2015. If you have a area of interest, please signal it to us. We're particularly interested in people interested in research, writing, social media and translation (French to English or English to French).

People located across Canada and internationally are encouraged to signal their interest, although we are currently placing an emphasis on recruiting people to work with us in person in Montreal.

There're no deadline, but we're looking for people interested in joining us as soon as possible in the coming days, so don't wait to contact us!

For details on volunteering, click here.

For details on interning, including to discuss the possibility of academic credit, click here.

Or you can contact us by emailing Tim McSorley at communications@voices-voix.ca with a letter of interest and links to writing samples.


About Voices-Voix:

Voices-Voix is a non-partisan coalition of Canadians and Canadian organizations committed to defending our collective and individual rights to dissent, advocacy and democratic space.

We believe that both citizens and governments have positive roles to play in supporting civil society, and in encouraging respect for our democratic rights and values, including free speechtransparency and equality.

What we do

  1. We document attacks against organizations, individuals and institutions that have raised their voices, to show the pattern of government silencing those who exercise their right to dissent. We offer solidarity to those who have been targeted (see our Hit List).

  2. We promote debate amongst our members and allies about how to defend the space for democratic dissent and advocacy in Canada, either online or through events.

  3. We encourage Canadians to raise their voices so that governments meet their core responsibilities to respect the equality, transparency and diversity of voices that make a democracy thrive.

  4. We inform the international community about what is happening in Canada by presenting our research findings (see our Reports).

For more about Voices-Voix, click here.