Activities involved
Committee Member Social Media Writing
Requirements:
  • Interview
  • References
  • Resume
Also required for this position: Email info@BudsinBloom.org a short paragraph with your interest in the position, what strengths you will bring to advance the vision/ mission, accompany with your resume and the names of 3 references with their contact information (not friends or family). Only applicants who are retained are contacted for an initial 10-minute telephone interview. If candidacy is retained, an in-person meeting is scheduled. Bring your portfolio and topic ideas! Reference check is required.
Languages Needed:

Fluent written English is required. Translation into French taken care of by Buds in Bloom.

  • Remote or online
  • Flexible in schedule
  • Good for families
  • Good for groups
  • Accessible by public transit

Blogger on Parenting a Child with a Disability

Calgary, AB in person, by telephone or by video-conferencing, Calgary, AB, T2H 0K2 [map]
3-12 hours / monthly
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Did you know that every year, 1 million Canadian children are identified with a developmental disability?  We're looking for a group of professional, discrete, effective bloggers to join our Marketing/Public Relations Committee. 

Responsibilities include developing content for a blog related to child-family matters: early childhood, family health/wellness, sports/recreation programs, leisure/arts programs, nutrition, funding/financial sources to support specialized services, education, emergency preparedness, other community resources, to name a few topics to help families.

Having an ease in writing, producing a minimum of one blog post per month, and talent in attracting blog readers are required. Bloggers work with fellow committee members to leverage social media capabilities, with the goal of growing the out reach to the widest possible audience.

The change you will bring with your volunteering is raised awareness about the cause, while facilitating relief, hope and empowerment to families living with a child at risk for or who has a disability.

Time Commitment: 30- to 60-minute meetings are held in person and/ or by telephone or video-conferencing on a bi-monthly basis or as needed. Email communications in between meetings are also used as needed. The minimum time commitment over six months is about 18 hours or 3 hours per month. Scheduling is flexible. A long term part time mandate is preferred. Letter of reference and attestation of hours worked available upon request.
Additional Details & Skills Required
Love of writing and sharing knowledge.

Excellence in team playing.

Proven results in blog engagement strategies.

Proficiency in strategically using blogs.

Excellence in trouble shooting during development, design, testing and blog launch.

Monthly reporting to the supervisor or Committee.
Certification or Education Required
English studies, Parent or professional of a child with a disability, Public Relations, Communications,  or equivalent/ relevant experience
Why should you volunteer for this opportunity?
A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to be part of creating a world where all families living with a child who has a disability get rapid access to the help they need. Together, bringing relief, hope and empowerment.

Letter of attestation of hours and of reference available upon request, once performance can be evaluated and attested.
Activities involved
Committee Member Social Media Writing
Requirements:
  • Interview
  • References
  • Resume
Also required for this position: Email info@BudsinBloom.org a short paragraph with your interest in the position, what strengths you will bring to advance the vision/ mission, accompany with your resume and the names of 3 references with their contact information (not friends or family). Only applicants who are retained are contacted for an initial 10-minute telephone interview. If candidacy is retained, an in-person meeting is scheduled. Bring your portfolio and topic ideas! Reference check is required.
Languages Needed:

Fluent written English is required. Translation into French taken care of by Buds in Bloom.

  • Remote or online
  • Flexible in schedule
  • Good for families
  • Good for groups
  • Accessible by public transit