Volunteer Opportunity: Mapping and GIS

The Laneway Project is looking for an individual with mapping and GIS skills to support our team’s geo-spatial research and mapping efforts.  The individual would work directly with TLP Directors on a part-time basis.

Specific responsibilities would include: 

  • Help to improve existing laneway web map, by adding new layers and functionality
  • Explore and create mapping solutions to visualize laneway opportunities and projects
  • Assist with geo-spatial data analysis to support laneway projects and research


  • Working knowledge of Desktop GIS Software: ArcGIS, FME, AutoCAD Map
  • Familiarity with free/open source mapping solutions and GIS software (e.g. QGIS, CartoDB)
  • Completed or currently completing a post-secondary degree in Geographic Information Systems, Information Technology or an equivalent
  • Graphic design skills/knowledge of Illustrator and Photoshop an asset


  • This is a volunteer position, with an opportunity for future paid work.
  • Work can be easily done on evenings and weekends for those who are currently in school or working during the day.   
  • Approximate time commitment will be 3-4 hours per week, with some weeks requiring more or less time; however, this can be negotiated based on the availability of the individual.

To apply for this opportunity, please send an email with your resume to info@thelanewayproject.ca