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Content Creator

Social Media Takeover

Youth in Food Systems

   About the Position

Impact Statement
By joining our Youth in Food Systems team, you can learn about and explore food systems while creating content for empowering and inspiring your peers to do the same.

Our social media is one of our primary communication platforms, and we’re looking for youth interested in helping us to grow it with fun, relevant, and informational content about food systems.

Take over our Instagram page for a weekend (or multiple weekends)! Research, design, and execute a series of posts for our audience (your peers) to learn from.

What you’ll gain:

Research and communication skills
Graphic design skills, using Canva
Teamwork and deliverables skills
Creativity and critical thinking skills as you consider how messages are conveyed to an audience
A chance to have your work published on a professional webpage

Time commitment: 1+ weekend, 5 – 7 posts per weekend on a fixed schedule (approx. 5-10 hour commitment per takeover, on average)

Position Qualifications

Ideal for: An Individual
Age: 14+

Area(s) of Interest: Communication/Public Relations, Technology, Environment

Skill(s): Time Management, Computer Skills, Creative Thinking, Creating, Designing

Training / Work Condtions

Training Details: Minimal training needed. Staff available for support and mentorship throughout the project.
Working Conditions: Remote work. Must have access to a computer and Internet access, and the ability to use applications such as Canva and Instagram. All communications take place on our engagement platform,
Transportation: NONE Needed

Time Commitment

Duration: 3 months or less
Flexible, self-directed schedule. Takeovers take place on weekends (Saturday-Sunday) so volunteer must be available on selected weekend to post and check in on Instagram several times over the course of the two days.

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Rayna Almas
12 Dupont Street West Waterloo, N2L 2X6
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