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Content Writer

  • Virtual Opportunity
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Beautify Hamilton

Content Writer

Remote Volunteer Opportunity

March 2021

We are looking for a volunteer Content Writer to join Beautify Hamilton, a new nonprofit organization in Hamilton ON. As a Content Writer, you will work with Beautify Hamilton volunteers and Board members to write content for our monthly newsletter and biweekly blog.

Beautify Hamilton

Beautify Hamilton’s objective is to clean up neglected areas in Hamilton one garbage bag at a time. We hope that our work can inspire volunteers around our community to join in our efforts towards a cleaner city. As we grow and gain a following, we hope to dive into a variety of avenues that help to beautify Hamilton. From clean parks to murals and community gardens, we hope that our goal can be achieved together, as a community.

What You’ll Do

- Work collaboratively with Board members and Founder to identify organizational needs;
- Assist in building a “Content Strategy” document outlining the themes and content for newsletter and blog posts through to the end of 2021;
- Conduct research to identify effective newsletter and blog writing strategies, pulling ideas from successful examples;
- Work with Google Drive to keep track of and share developments;
- Utilize SquareSpace for newsletter and blog post creation;
- Attend monthly meetings with key members;
- Potential to grow within the role and move to other areas of the organization as needed.

What We are Looking For

No prior experience in this type of role is required. The following are required:

- Excellent organizational skills
- Strong English written and verbal communication abilities
- Strong attention to detail
- Interest in working with and supporting our mission to make Hamilton a cleaner and more appealing place to live
- Ability to commit 2 hours weekly to duties, in addition to 1-hour monthly meetings
- Personal computer to conduct duties and a reliable Internet connection
- Basic knowledge of Zoom or a willingness to learn in order to participate in meetings.

Are You Ready to Beautify Hamilton?

Please submit a short statement of interest to in order to be considered for this role. Indicate in the subject line that you are interested in joining us as a Content Writer.

Who You'll be Assisting

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Beautify Hamilton

We focus on beautifying Hamilton, Ontario. Our focus right now is based around cleaned up trash