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Équiterre would like to pay tribute to all those who work behind the scenes and thank them for their involvement by posting their profiles. Volunteers, interns, friends and partners : their commitment is invaluable and so much appreciated! “I’m part of the next generation of workers, and I will not let my kids grow up in a polluted world. I want to change the world...
Actualité - 14 December 2016 - Tag : Organization, Volunteering, Volunteers
Fiona Mille came to us from Science Po Toulouse, and plans to pursue a master’s in environmental politics. An ecology enthusiast, she has been working for Jeunes Écologistes—a network of young people, aged 15 to 30, that promotes political ecology in a humorous way—for five years.
Actualité - 13 July 2016 - Tag : Organization, Volunteers
Our member meetups in Montreal and Quebec City, which continue to be increasingly popular, are unique forums for discussion among members, employees and Équiterre action group volunteers. “It’s always a great pleasure to welcome our members: they are passionate, the question and answer session is lively, and the discussions always take us a step further in our...
Actualité - 11 May 2016 - Tag : Organization, Volunteers
During volunteer week, which runs from April 10 to 16, we would like to acknowledge the remarkable commitment of our many volunteers, who are helping to build Équiterre’s grassroots movement by encouraging citizens, organizations and governments to make ecological and equitable choices, in a spirit of solidarity. Without their invaluable help and outstanding dedication,...
Actualité - 15 April 2016 - Tag : National Volunteer Week (NVW), Organization, Volunteering, Volunteers
Odin arrived in Quebec from Marseille a few years ago as an exchange student at the Université de Montréal to finish his degree in geography. Eager to explore Quebec—see the autumn colours and experience white winters—and make a difference, he decided to settle in Montreal in the summer of 2015. Curious by nature, he discovered Équiterre on his own.
Actualité - 11 November 2015 - Tag : Organization, Portrait, Volunteers
After a law degree and master’s in environmental law in Lille, France, Marie Lepers headed for Montreal to pursue a master’s in public administration with a focus on organizational development and analysis at the École nationale d’administration publique [University of Public Administration]. Marie enjoyed her two years in Quebec so much that she considered...
Actualité - 14 September 2015 - Tag : Organization, Volunteers
With a psychology degree and international cooperation certificate under her belt, Christina Popescu wanted to further explore her interests. She first became interested in the environment as a teenager, collecting newspaper clippings on global warming and pollution. After starting a master’s in political science and keen to get directly involved in an area close to her...
Actualité - 15 June 2015 - Tag : Changing the world, Volunteers
After an agricultural engineering degree in France and a farming apprenticeship with the AMAP—the French equivalent of our family farmers—Anne Rigaud wanted to learn more. The idea of combining a trip with an internship to explore farming in Quebec quickly took shape after a quick web search and an initial contact with Équiterre, who was offering an internship for...
Actualité - 1 June 2015 - Tag : Family farmers network, Organic baskets, Volunteers
Add your voice to the 23,000 other members of Équiterre and be a part of the most influential environmental organization in Quebec. Actively join the movement to accelerate the transition to a society where citizens, organizations and governments make ecological and sustainable choices.
Divers - 20 May 2014 - Tag : Donations, Organization, Volunteers
We are able to do so much for the environment in large part thanks to the volunteers who support us. Equiterre was founded by volunteers in 1993, and has depended on volunteers for their enthusiasm and generosity ever since. We'd like take this opportunity to say thank you to our volunteers. Whether you help out at events, in our offices or from your home, your work is greatly...
Actualité - 15 April 2014 - Tag : Organization, Volunteers