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Social Media Coordinator


  • WHERE
    Toronto, ON
  • WHEN
    February 28, 2021

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DESCRIPTION

Walk to End ALS
Social Media Coordinator- One Year Term
Remote Volunteer Opportunity
February 2021

We are looking for a volunteer Social Media Coordinator to join ALS Canada’s Walk Committee. As the Social Media Coordinator, you will work with ALS Canada staff and volunteers to manage the local walks social media pages promoting the event, supporting the event’s overall execution on June 20th, 2021, in celebration of Global ALS Awareness day.

Walk to End ALS

The Walk to End ALS is the largest volunteer-led fundraiser for ALS Societies across Canada. It is a fun, family-friendly way to celebrate hope for a future without ALS, honour those we have loved and lost, and show support for the 3,000 Canadians and their families living with the disease. Fundraising efforts and donations from the Walk support the best ALS research in the country and enable ALS Societies to provide community-based support to people and families living with the disease.

What You’ll Do

• Manage all social media pages for your local Walk (including Instagram, Twitter and Facebook)
• Develop and promote virtual fundraisers
• Recognize and highlight local sponsors and top teams on social media pages
• Promote ALS Canada’s 21 days challenge on social media platforms
• Utilize personal networks to develop potential partnerships, sponsorships and event participation
• Attend committee meetings and participate in a post-event evaluation meeting
• Establish and build a strong, effective and constructive working relationship with staff leads and committee members
• Participate in the Walk to End ALS’ 21 days challenges
• Act as an ambassador for the cause and organization

What We are Looking For

• Excellent organizational and leadership skills
• Strong understanding of social media
• Strong attention to detail and creative problem-solving skills
• Experience supporting charity fundraising events; experience with charity walk events an asset
• Willingness to leverage personal networks to develop partnership and sponsorship opportunities
• Previous experience volunteering as a part of a not for profit committee an asset
• Strong English written and verbal communication abilities
• Experience working with people with diverse backgrounds
• Interest in working with and supporting individuals and families affected by ALS
• Ability to commit 4 hours monthly and attend 2-hour bi-monthly meetings and additional meetings closer to the event as required

Join Us Today

Visit our website to submit a volunteer application www.als.ca/get-involved/volunteer/.

Who You'll be Assisting

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ALS Canada

ALS Canada advocates federally, provincially and locally for better government support and access within the healthcare system for people touched by ALS.


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Who You'll be Assisting

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ALS Canada

ALS Canada advocates federally, provincially and locally for better government support and access within the healthcare system for people touched by ALS.