Two years ago, out of a desire to give back to the community, Mélanie filled out a volunteer application on our website.
"It was my dad who first told me about Equiterre. I thought it sounded like a good cause," she says one noonhour over a picnic lunch outside the Centre for Sustainable Development (better known by its official name, the Maison du développement...
Once a year, Montrealers gather for the Corvée du Mont-Royal clean-up, which has enabled 11,800 people do something meaningful for their mountain since 1990. The first Sunday each May, people help:
plant native trees and shrubs
remove invasive exotic plants
pick up litter from the forest floor
assess success of previous years' plantings
Each member of our diverse team focuses their individual expertise on one common goal: a society that is sustainable and fair.
Our staff of about 40 is helped by many interns and volunteers who share our convictions and for whom we are infinitely grateful. Our workplace supports individual development and reflects the values we promote throughout Quebec.
You share Equiterre's commitment to social and environmental responsibility and would like to help promote the cause?
Or maybe you have a great idea for a new project?
Here's how to get involved!
The most important part of Equiterre's mission is to get citizens involved, especially as members or volunteers.
In 2004, some of our members met up in Trois-Rivières to discuss concrete ways they could help the environment and promote social justice. The result was the Mauricie action group, the first Equiterre group of its kind, which has since been joined by action groups...