Requirements:
  • Interview
Also required for this position: Strong communication and leadership skills. A design portfolio or link to at least five graphics. Experience with Canva is a strong asset. Experience using Google Suite (Google Mail, Docs, Sheets, Google Drive etc.) Experience using social media is a strong asset. A high degree of initiative and creativity. Ability to develop and work with a team.
  • Work remotely
  • Flexible in schedule
  • Good for youth
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Help us lead our design team!

2-4 hours / weekly
3 months
Hello, thanks for checking out this volunteer opportunity! Canada Confesses is looking for a skilled individual passionate about social justice to take on this specialized leadership volunteer role and join our growing team. We are a project founded by two Black Undergrad students with a vision for a sustainable and equitable nation. They envisioned a platform that could connect and amplify changemakers. Canada Confesses is 100% volunteer-led, and our success relies on our team's dedication to working towards a more equitable and sustainable Canada. You can learn more about us at canadaconfesses.ca

Department or Team: Design Team
Works With: Director of Design & Graphic Designers 
Description of Role: The Design Lead is responsible for assisting the Director of Design with assigning tasks to the graphic designers that entail content and material related to social justice issues in Canada. They review and edit work created by the design team. They are sometimes tasked with creating promotional materials, short videos, and design elements for the team. This position enhances Canada Confesses’ appeal to a wide variety of audiences and showcases the messaging & goals of the project.

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Primary Responsibilities: 
Oversee tasks assigned to the designers.
Reviews the designs and graphics created.
Monitors team progress and ensure goals are met.
Creates graphics, promotional materials, and design elements when needed.
Works closely with the Director of Design.

Secondary Responsibilities: 
Complete an onboarding/orientation program.
Screen confessions.
Attend monthly board of director meetings & socials.
Report any concerns or conflicts to the CC Team.

Desired Experience: 
Previous experience using branding guidelines and design principles.
Previous experience working with other designers on a project.

Training:
Initial training and orientation will be provided, as well as additional support and training to be developed as the program grows.

Time Commitment: 
3-month commitment with room for more, if requested. Minimum of 2 hours per week. The schedule is flexible and accommodating.
Why should you volunteer for this opportunity?
Incentives Include:
Letter of Recommendation & Reference.
A Volunteer Certificate.
Proof of Volunteer Hours.
A chance to work with a project funded by the Canada Corps Program and directly supported by On-Site Placement & ACGC. 
An opportunity to support your communities, work on causes you care about, and promote social justice + the SDGs in Canada. 
Networking & professional + skill development opportunities.
Requirements:
  • Interview
Also required for this position: Strong communication and leadership skills. A design portfolio or link to at least five graphics. Experience with Canva is a strong asset. Experience using Google Suite (Google Mail, Docs, Sheets, Google Drive etc.) Experience using social media is a strong asset. A high degree of initiative and creativity. Ability to develop and work with a team.
  • Remote or online
  • Flexible in schedule
  • Good for youth