Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities at RCA

Thinking of becoming a volunteer with Riverbend Community Association? Here are just a few reasons why you should volunteer:

• Meet new people and make new friends

• Experience new challenges

• Raise awareness and support on important community issues

• Develop professional networks

• Gain experience in a variety of roles

• Explore different career and job opportunities

• YOU MAKE A DIFFERENCE!

Current Volunteer Opportunities

Communications Assistant(s)

Details coming soon!

Purpose of Position

Communication Assistant(s) support external communication activities of Riverbend Community Association under the guidance of VP Communications.

Benefits:

  • Show love and get engaged with your community
  • Raise awareness about important community issues
  • Gain valuable experience in Communications Assistant role
  • Opportunity to attend free professional development workshops
  • Gain new skills in social media marketing, graphic design, print publishing, digital media strategies
  • Develop professional networks
  • Meet new people and make new friends

Accountabilities and Responsibilities

  • Prepare and implement regular content on RCA Facebook page (and possibly other social media platforms)
  • Prepare live posts during community events
  • Assist in maintaining RCA website content
  • Assist in developing and editing content for electronic email newsletter Riverbend Updates (using mailchimp platform)
  • Update databases and lists as required
  • Participate in communications team meetings as required
  • Participate in community events as required

Qualifications

  • Excellent communication abilities (oral and written)
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Organizational skills
  • Solid editing and researching skills
  • Understanding of communications principles and digital media strategies an asset

Notes:

  • We are looking for more than one volunteer to fill the Communications Assistant role
  • The exact responsibilities will be determined based on skills, interests and time commitment availability
  • Time commitment is 2-3 hours/ week