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Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteers play a vital role in sharing West Coast's work in the community. Volunteers are involved in research, event organization and outreach, fundraising, and managing our records and information. If you have a commitment to environmental protection and would like to help West Coast, please let us know by contacting

Please see below for current volunteer opportunities.

Monday, November 1, 2021

Vancouver-based West Coast Environmental Law is pleased to announce that we are looking for a .8 time (28 hours/week) Program Manager. The Access to Justice Program Manager is responsible for the day-to-day administration and operation of West Coast’s Access to Justice program.

Thursday, September 30, 2021

There is an immediate opening for a 0.7 time (25 hours/week) staff position at the Vancouver office of West Coast Environmental Law. West Coast harnesses the power of law to solve complex environmental challenges, transforming environmental decision-making and strengthening legal protection for the environment through collaborative legal strategies that bridge Indigenous and Canadian law. Remote work is in effect while COVID-19 restrictions apply.


Proposals will be considered on a rolling basis from the date of posting.

The Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society – British Columbia (CPAWS-BC) and West Coast Environmental Law (WCEL) are seeking a Marine Protected Area (MPA) Network Outreach and Project Coordinator to support active engagement of conservation groups and communities in the MPA network planning process currently happening on BC’s northern coast with a focus on public consultation expected to occur this fall/winter.


West Coast Environmental Law is seeking a volunteer Treasurer to join the boards of our three provincially-incorporated societies.

*Expressions of interest will be considered on a rolling basis until the position is filled. 


Do you have a passion for protecting the environment? Join our Street Legal Team for volunteer opportunities with West Coast.