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DuPage Animal Friends Marketing & Communication Committee Volunteer - COPYWRITER

As a member of DuPage Animal Friends' Marketing & Communications Committee, you will help us promote the organization and support its various initiatives through strategic communications activities.

  • Contribute ideas for communications initiatives and materials
  • Produce unique content related to the work DuPage Animal Friends does to help our community's homeless pets. This may include direct mail pieces, press releases, blog posts and event flyers
  • Work closely with others to translate messaging concepts into marketing materials
  • Provide the board with advice and feedback on messaging and issues management

Time Commitment

  • Attendance at committee meetings, approximately 2-3 meetings per year.
  • Time commitment outside committee meetings will vary based on tasks.
  • One-year commitment


  • Experience in business, non-profit management or related field such as communications, public relations, marketing or social media a huge plus
  • Strong editing and proofreading skills
  • Ability to define and work to deadlines
  • Effective interpersonal skills and ability to work as a team members
  • Natural curosity about the animal re-homing nonprofit sector
  • Passion for volunteering in an animal welfare environment

Benefits to Volunteering

  • Make a significant difference in the lives on the animals at DuPage County Animal Care & Control
  • Play a key role in shaping the direction and achievement of DuPage Animal Friends' marketing and communication goals
  • Increase your knowledge and experience in non-profits and marketing
  • Have a lot of fun with some great people who are passionate about helping animals in DuPage County!


  • Journalism
  • Animal Care / Handling
  • Copy Writing / Copy Editing
  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • Brand Development & Messaging
  • Community Outreach

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • Varies based on the volunteer's schedule
  • Must love animals!
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