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VOLUNTEER POSITION

Volunteer Job Title: Communication Assistant (Volunteer)
Organization: The Backyard Farm and Market
Location: Mississauga, Ontario

Number of Hours per Week: 5-8 hrs/week in Summer; 1-2 hours a week from Fall to June

Anticipated Start Date: ASAP

Communications Assistant (Social Media and Newsletter)

The Backyard Farm and Market is an emerging Not-for-Profit Organization looking to expand our core volunteer staff. We are currently in search of a Communications Assistant who will work closely with our Marketing Director and Marketing Manager in assembling, posting and scheduling content for all digital venues.

Requirements

  • Digital literacy

  • Experience using various social media platforms

Responsibilities

  • Creating social media lists

  • Establishing working relations with vendors, volunteers and customers

  • Getting acquainted with the Market, vendors and volunteers to collect stories and newsletter/social media content

  • Researching online opportunities with local media organizations to promote the Backyard

  • Taking pictures of vendors, products, volunteers, customers and site activities to supplement Market promotion

Assets

  • Enrollment in postsecondary communications program or related field

  • Interest in urban agriculture, community involvement and sustainable agricultural practices

Volunteer Benefits

  • Connect with a dedicated team of organic food lovers and growers

  • Access to healthy food

  • Training and leadership development opportunities (team building, organic farming and gardening, entrepreneurship, marketing, nutrition)

  • Gain volunteer hours

  • Contribute to your community

If interested, please e-mail or send us a covering letter to:
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Tell us why you want to volunteer for this position. Please mention any relevant skills or experience you may have, and include a phone number where we can reach you. Feel free to include your resume.

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GoodWork ID: 41331       Date posted to GoodWork.ca: Jul 13 2017