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Digital Marketing and Communications Volunteer


  • Virtual Opportunity
  • WHEN
    Ongoing

COVID-19 notes:

  • We have relaxed criteria for posting volunteer opportunities due to the urgent need for COVID-19 Response. Volunteers are responsible for confirming the legitimacy of the group or organization(s) they are working with. Never hand over money or confidential information to groups looking for volunteers.
  • Please confirm that the organization you want to volunteer with can ensure your safety.

DESCRIPTION

Families Canada (FC) is looking for Digital Marketing and Communications volunteers to work remotely 5-10 hours per week. Chosen volunteers will support our Communications Team in coordinating, creating and editing content for social media, monthly newsletters, eblasts, webinars, e-learning modules, YouTube videos, infographics, and other FC communication materials. Volunteers will be assigned to projects that fit their skill sets and interests.

What You'll Get:
As a Digital Marketing and Communications volunteer, you will expand your portfolio, gain opportunities to apply your skills to new projects, refine your knowledge of communications and digital transformation, gain experience in the not-for-profit sector, and contribute to strengthening Canada’s family support sector.

FC is a small team of hardworking individuals; all team members are encouraged to share creative ideas that contribute to the organization’s success.

Key Requirements:

- Enrolled in, or graduated from, an applicable university or college program, such as digital marketing, communications, advertising or equivalent

- Excellent English writing and editing skills

- Excellent professional communications skills

- A strong respect for deadlines

- Strong problem-solving skills and a creative mindset

- Ability to work in a team and individually

- Competency with Microsoft Office

- Ability to work from home, have own laptop, microphone, and webcam

Professional experience with ONE OR MORE of the following:
-Photoshop
-Illustrator
-InDesign
-Canva
-Hootsuite
-Social media and Google analytics
-Social media content creation
-MailChimp
-Survey Monkey
-Zoom (for presentation purposes)
-WordPress
-Shopify
-E-learning platforms, such as Talent LMS
-Audio editing software
-Video editing software
-Podcasts

Assets:
- Bilingualism is a strong asset
- Past experience with non-profit organizations, family support organizations, or associations

How to Apply:
Please send your: resume; a brief cover letter describing your interest in the position, applicable skills and professional experience; and 1-4 relevant samples of your work to communications@familiescanada.ca.

Time frame:
Volunteer uptake will be ongoing

We thank all applicants for their interest in the position; however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Who You'll be Assisting

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Families Canada/Familles Canada

Families Canada is the national association of Family Support Centres committed to providing leadership and support in the campaign for Canada’s children.


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Who You'll be Assisting

organization logo

Families Canada/Familles Canada

Families Canada is the national association of Family Support Centres committed to providing leadership and support in the campaign for Canada’s children.