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VOLUNTEER SCARBOROUGH

Position: Program Development, Public Relations and Social Media Officers
Organization: Halt on Hunger
Location: Guildwood/ Scarborough/ GTA/ Toronto, Ontario

OVERVIEW

At Halt on Hunger our mission is to provide accessible nutritional education for youth in the Scarborough-Guildwood area. We are a youth non-profit supported by a registered charitable organization 5n2 Kitchens. We use organic, sustainable and healthy food options in our workshops. We also aim to be environmentally friendly by using the food products from Second Harvest and Mama Organics to curb food waste.

This fall, we will be hosting educational workshops to mitigate the food insecurity problem in Scarborough-Guildwood. We are in need of a team of volunteers to effectively plan and execute these programs for its duration of 8 weeks (September 1- October 31). The time commitment is expected to be 3-5 hours/week for 8 weeks.


PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT OFFICER

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work on the development of the Halt on Hunger Food for All Workshops

  • Conduct research on content for educational tools including a handbook, recipe guides, and google slide presentations

  • Assist in the creation and development of a handbook and google slide presentations

  • Find more information regarding financial literacy, healthy food recipes, and nutritional facts labelling to implement in workshops

  • Lead and facilitate Food for All Workshops

  • Must comply with organization’s policies and regulations at all times


PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Contact local partners to create educational content for workshops

  • Contact potential speakers (professors, educators, nutritionists) to help facilitate workshop

  • Write and distribute press releases

  • Contact the media to attend/cover events

  • Serve as Halt on Hunger’s spokesperson

  • Address inquiries from the media and other parties

  • Must comply with organization’s policies and regulations at all times


SOCIAL MEDIA OFFICER

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Take video footage and pictures for our social media accounts

  • Update channel on Youtube to upload videos and imbed videos from Youtube to website, FaceBook and other social media platforms

  • Update website section to include Halt on Hunger page

  • Design social media posts with Halt on Hunger’s branding

  • Prepare content uploads to social media platforms for workshops

  • Schedule social media posts on Facebook and Buffer channel

  • Create and publish content for blog

  • Must comply with organization’s policies and regulations at all times

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Preference will be given to candidates who can dedicate more than 4 hours of their time a week for this position

  • We accept candidates who are in high school or older (14-29 inclusive)


VOLUNTEER BENEFITS AND SUPPORT

  • Mandatory orientation and training session will be provided

  • Refreshments will be provided at the orientation and training session

  • If you volunteer for 100+ hours you will receive a letter of recognition

TO APPLY

Submit your resume to haltonhunger@gmail.com and fill out this form: https://forms.gle/ZjSBHFZ6LeP6xrvL9 by August 31 at 11:59 EST. Thank you for all that have taken the time to apply, only successful candidates will be contacted for an interview.

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Aug 12 2019    ID: 54462