Social Media Volunteer

(Guelph Enabling Garden (The))

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Position ID: V-GUE0139 Last Modified: 29 Apr 2022 Last Full Update: 29 Apr 2022
Opportunity Details
Impact StatementInclusive, accessible horticultural therapy garden
ContactValerie Chong, Board Member, Guelph Enabling Garden; Email:
DutiesSocial media is a critical part of the way we communicate with clients, volunteers, and all visitors to the Garden. We’re looking for an individual who is familiar with creating social media content. You’ll be helping the Communications Coordinator represent the Guelph Enabling Garden online by creating interesting posts. 
This role will include generating social media post ideas, researching science/garden facts, writing the captions and/or creating the graphics in Canva. The primary responsibility will be to promote the weekly “Tea ‘n’ Tales” storytelling events throughout the summer, but there may be opportunities to do other tasks if you are interested in contributing more hours or staying on long term. 
As a social media volunteer, you will have the opportunity to: 
Work with the Communications Coordinator to create social media content and/or graphics, primarily promoting “Tea ‘n’ Tales” and other summer programming 
Practice your social media content creation skills 
Contribute to and learn from a local Guelph-based registered charity 
Advance the GEG’s mission in creating an inclusive garden space
Sustainable Development GoalsReduced Inequality ; Life on Land
More Info
ClientsGeneral online community
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students ; Persons with limited mobility ; Newcomers / English as a second language
Areas of InterestCommunity Outreach ; Marketing & Promotions ; Nature / Environment ; Social Media ; Volunteer from Home / Virtual
Skills/ExperienceMarketing & PR - Basic social media understanding ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Writing & Editing - Social media captions
Commitment LengthMedium Term (4 months to 1 year) - Minimum until October 2022; potential for longer.
Interaction LevelSolitary ; One-on-one
Minimum Hours5 / Week
Dates and TimesUp to the volunteer & manager - TBD
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityNot Applicable
LocationDistance Work / Remote
Number of PositionsGuelph 
1 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training on the job
Police CheckNot Required
Agency Details
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Organization NameGuelph Enabling Garden (The)
Address & Map
689 Woolwich St N
Guelph, ON N1H 3Z1
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Mailing AddressPO Box 15 
Station Main 
Guelph, ON N1H 6J6