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Description:

Beautify Hamilton is looking for a volunteer Content Writer to join their team! This new nonprofit organization in Hamilton ON has the objective to clean up neglected areas in Hamilton, one garbage bag at a time. They hope that their work can inspire volunteers around the community to join in their efforts towards a cleaner city. As they grow and gain a following, they hope to dive into a variety of avenues that help to beautify Hamilton. From clean parks, to murals and community gardens, they hope that their goal can be achieved together, as a community.

As a Content Writer, you will work with Beautify Hamilton volunteers and Board members to write content for their monthly newsletter and biweekly blog.

Volunteer Responsibilities:

  • Work collaboratively with Board members and Founder to identify organizational needs
  • Assist in building a “Content Strategy” document outlining the themes and content for newsletter and blog posts through to the end of 2021
  • Conduct research to identify effective newsletter and blog writing strategies, pulling ideas from successful examples
  • Work with Google Drive to keep track of and share developments
  • Utilize Squarespace for newsletter and blog post creation
  • Attend monthly virtual meetings with key members
  • Potential to grow within the role and move to other areas of the organization as needed

Requirements of the role:

  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Strong English written and verbal communication abilities
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Interest in working with and supporting our mission to make Hamilton a cleaner and more appealing place to live
  • Ability to commit 2 hours weekly to duties, in addition to 1-hour monthly meetings
  • Personal computer to conduct duties and a reliable Internet connection
  • Basic knowledge of Zoom or a willingness to learn in order to participate in meetings.

Are You Ready to Beautify Hamilton?

Please submit a brief statement of interest to beautifyhamilton@gmail.com in order to be considered for this role. Indicate in the subject line that you are interested in joining us as a Content Writer.

When: ~ 2 hours weekly

Contact Michael van Klaveren at: