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Content writer (Remote)

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Volunteer Position Name / Role: Content writer (Remote)
Date Posted: Wednesday, August 16, 2023
Organization Name: ASO
Organization Contact: Anjana Paloor
(416) 651-4037
volunteer@asontario.org
Why you might want to consider taking this opportunity: If you are looking for a volunteer opportunity that’s challenging and rewarding, this is the position for you! Join our team as a Copywriter and help author and share ASO’s story of awareness, acceptance, inclusivity, empowerment and support for people with Autism/Asperger’s (ASD-Level1) and their families!

What skills and experience you can gain from this role:

-Create clear, compelling copy for various mediums (e.g. social media, blog posts, newsletters) for the purposes of boosting online engagement, increasing online subscribers, and recruiting new donors/sponsors.
-Perform editorial work to keep ASO’s website, marketing materials, fundraising / outreach materials, and social content current, relevant, and engaging.
-Interview industry professionals, ASO staff, volunteers and community members and incorporate their views in blog posts and articles.
-Provide support to ASO staff in preparing talking points, key messages, and editorial pieces or presentations for external events and conferences.
-Conduct research to learn more about current trends, developments, and perceptions about ASD-related subject matter, and then contextualize and share your findings.
Type of Organization: Health-related Service
More Info Link: https://www.asontario.org/
Volunteer type position is suitable for:
  • Adult (18 +)
Duties / Roles / Activities: What we are looking for from you:
-An agile writer who can create both long- and short-form pieces for target audiences, with careful attention to detail, creativity, and unique writing voice.
-Education in Journalism, Marketing, or a similar field.
-Demonstrated track record of writing strong, engaging content and producing digital and print content for a range of target audiences.
-An ability to fact-check (particularly long-form content pieces).
-Ability to utilize strong time management and organizational skills to meet deadlines.
-Demonstrated excellence in writing, proofreading, and editing.
-Ability to work well independently and as part of a team.
-Journalism/editorial experience (asset).
Sample Tasks:
Dates & Times:
  • Daytime
  • Evening
  • Weekend
Seasonal: All Year
Location of Volunteer Activity:
Wheelchair Accessibility: Yes
Can be used toward '40 Hours' for Highschool Graduation (OSSD): No
Does this opportunity relate to COVID-19: No
Commitment Length / Duration: One Time Event (several hours to several days for a particular initiative which is time limited)
Training Required:
  • Other
Transportation: Own Transportation Required
Expires: Thursday, February 29, 2024
Areas of Interest:
  • Support for Children / Youth
  • Community and information services for the general public
  • Marketing / Communications / Public Relations
  • Volunteer from Home
Skills / Experience: communication, writing, time management
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