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Communications Volunteer – Media Team Member

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The Canadian Red Cross Society, a non-profit, humanitarian organization dedicated to helping Canadians, as well as the most vulnerable throughout the world, has volunteer positions available as part of the Communications Volunteer Team. Reporting to the Communications Lead Volunteer, the Communications Team Members will volunteer to help promote the Canadian Red Cross and its programs and services through engagement with media and developing content.

Responsibilities could include:
-Act as a spokesperson in times of disaster and/or facilitate local media requests (key messaging provided).
-Positions the Canadian Red Cross as the charity of choice during fundraising appeals
-Research, write and edit stories to promote the work of the Canadian Red Cross at the local level
-Supports the Communications Department with media training
-Create audio-visual content for use on social media locally and provincially
-Support promotion of Red Cross activities through social media
-Proactively pitches story ideas to the media to promote Red Cross services and programs
-Participates with proactive media pitches locally to garner media coverage for Red Cross in their region
-Works with Emergency Management department to gather content during appeals or when profiling local Red Cross volunteers
-Performs other duties, as required

When: 1-5 hours

If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity, or would like to get involved please email: