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Call for Volunteers for Disorientation Week 2017

Call for Volunteers for Disorientation Week 2017

Callout for Volunteers for Disorientation 2017 Organizing Committee

OPIRG Toronto is looking for Volunteers to help coordinate Disorientation 2017!

DisOrientation Week:

DisOrientation is an alternative orientation week that educates students about social and environmental justice issues while fostering student activism and connecting campus and community issues. The full event lasts for a week and includes panels, workshops, performances and other events intended to expose students and community members to critical analysis, insight and research about a range of social and environmental justice campaigns. OPIRG Toronto is looking for volunteers and like minded 

​campus organizations

 

​interested in collaborating ​

to help make the next DisO week our best one yet. Are you passionate about social and environmental justice? Are you interested in learning more about political campaigns happening here in Toronto and around the province? Are you involved with a student service or campus group thats looking to host social or environmental justice themed programming for the new school year? Looking to develop your organizing skills while getting involved in campus politics and/or community organizing? We want you!

 
Note:

This years DisOrientation Week will be structured and focused on hands on, arts, DIY, skillsharing and participatory workshops from September 18th – 22nd. We would encourage groups interested in proposing panels, keynotes and discussion spaces to instead submit or volunteer with the TRACX symposium happening the following week on September 30th and October 1st. For more information on the TRACX symposium email racheleopirgto@gmail.com.

Here are some specific roles for interested volunteers:Event Logistics
– Set-up and clean up at events
– Moderating and/or liaising with facilitators about workshop needs

Outreach & Promotion 
– Tabling at clubs day and outreach at campus events
– Distributing flyers at community events
– Postering on and off campus
– Assisting with publicizing Disorientation through online social media and listservs
– Assisting with coordinating class talks promoting Disorientation 

Media 
– Liasing with any media interested in recording or writing about events
– Video or audio recording our events
– Photographing events for the Disorientation archives. 

To get involved in organizing Disorientation 2017, please fill out the volunteer form here

​To get a better idea of what DisOrientation is ​please see the attached links from past DisOrientation Weeks: