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The GEC Volunteer Programme is unlike any other. Here, we will provide opportunities to nurture your skills and develop yourselves; while helping the organisation achieve its mission.

The Programme is a platform for young adults who are genuinely concerned for the environment, who have some skills and who are willing to contribute their time and effort for environmental conservation.

 
Short-term Objectives: To engage in work that is beneficial to the environment and the community
 
Long-term Objectives: To engage people of all ages in environmental conservation
To be a leading volunteer group in educating the public about the environment
 
Benefits of being a Volunteer with GEC
 
Being a volunteer will give you the opportunity to develop and enhance your skills, and provide you a better understanding of the world.
 
Some of the opportunities you will gain from being a volunteer with GEC:
 
  • Inside knowledge about current environmental issues in Malaysia
  • Hands-on training/ experience in various fields
  • Leadership skills
  • The opportunity to meet new people
  • The opportunity to make new friends
  • The chance to networking with people in the environment field
  • Widen your perspectives
  • Develop new skills
Areas of Work and Brief Description
 
Photography
  • Capture the moments at GEC events and workshops for our collection
  • Contribute unique photos on environmental issues on a regular basis
Writing and Media Relations
  • Write pre-event and post-event press releases
  • Pitch feature stories to the daily newspapers or magazines
  • Pitch publicity ideas to TV and radio stations
Training
  • Assist in GEC training events, workshops and other events
Event Management
  • Assist in the planning, preparation and implementation of events and workshops
Advertising & Design
  • Conceptualise ideas and create designs for educational materials, exhibition materials and other needs
IT & Website Development and Maintenance
  • Assist in website development and maintenance for all GEC websites
  • Assist in internal office computer maintenance
Administration and organization
  • Assist GEC staff in administrative matters and office organization
  • Take charge of managing GEC’s database
Individual/Group Research and Projects
  • Undertake your very own research activities or surveys to gain valuable baseline information or public opinion about an environmental issue
Group Fund Raising and Campaign Activities
  • Work with as a group of volunteers to develop a campaign to raise funds for GEC’s River Care Fund
  • Work with other volunteers to develop campaigns to raise awareness about environmental issues
Who we’re looking for
 
A GEC Volunteer should:
 
  • Have a strong desire to contribute back to the environment and to society
  • Be willing to learn and contribute innovative ideas for GEC’s projects and campaigns
  • Take the extra step and initiative in the things they do
  • Be enthusiastic and motivated to work hard
  • Have a fun, friendly and honest character