7 people are interested
Content Creator (Remote)
7 people are interested
If you are looking for a volunteer opportunity that’s challenging and rewarding, this is the position for you! Join our team as a Storyteller and help author and share ASO’s story of awareness, acceptance, inclusivity, empowerment and support for people with Autism/Asperger’s (ASD-Level1) and their families!
What skills and experience you can gain from this role:
- Create compelling blog posts, newsletter design and content, social media content and web copy for the purposes of boosting online engagement, increasing online subscribers, and recruiting new donors/sponsors.
- Perform general writing and editorial work to keep ASO’s website, marketing materials and social content current, relevant, and engaging.
- Interview industry professionals, ASO staff, volunteers and community members and incorporate their views in blog posts and articles.
- Research and develop content for daily postings across all social media platforms.
- Assist the creative team with the design of targeted promotional materials.
- Coordinate with the creative team to illustrate articles, blog posts, newsletters etc.,
- Provide support to ASO staff in preparing talking points, key messages, and editorial pieces or presentations for external events and conferences.
- Conduct research to learn more about current trends, developments, and perceptions about ASD-related subject matter, and then contextualize and share your findings.
- Assist in writing and editing toolkits, guides, training manuals and other educational materials.
- Suggest new ways to promote ASO’s offerings and to reach target audience.
What we are looking for from you:
- An agile writer who can create both long- and short-form pieces for target audiences, with careful attention to detail, creativity, and unique writing voice.
- Hands-on experience with Content Management Systems (e.g. WordPress, MailChimp).
- Demonstrated track record of writing strong, engaging content and producing digital and print content for a range of target audiences.
- An ability to fact-check (particularly long-form content pieces).
- Ability to utilize strong time management and organizational skills to meet deadlines.
- Demonstrated excellence in writing, proofreading, and editing.
- Ability to work well independently and as part of a team.
- Journalism/editorial experience (asset).
- Bachelor’s degree in English, marketing, or a similar field (asset).
- Ability to work efficiently without compromising quality or accuracy.
Technology Capabilities Requirement : Remote access ability. You will be required to use your own computer/laptop.
Time commitment: minimum 5 hours/per week (remote)
Screening Requirements : Resume, Interview, Reference Check, Writing Samples
Duration: Ongoing for ideally a minimum of 6 month duration. A reference letter could be provided upon completion of a 6 month commitment.
Training & Supervision: Training provided through video conference. Training & Supervision conducted by the Executive Director.
The ASO is a small charity with big heart! We don’t receive any government funding and rely on volunteers like YOU to carry out our mission. We operate virtually so that we can direct our money to where it’s best used - providing help to those who need it! All of our services are offered FREE of charge.
About ASO Ontario
3219 Yonge Street, Suite 231, Toronto, Ontario M4N 3S1, CA
Our mission is to provide educational information and support to individuals diagnosed with Level 1 ASD, their families, educators, medical and mental health professionals, employers, government agencies and the community, to enable individuals with Level 1 ASD to realize their potential as fully contributing members of their community. The goals of ASO are to improve public and professional awareness and understanding of the unique challenges, strengths, and needs of individuals with Level 1 ASD and their families. We do this by providing information and easy access to resources for families, professionals and others interested in Level 1 ASD.
ASO Ontario is an organization that provides educational information and support to individuals diagnosed with Level 1 ASD, their families, educators, medical and mental health professionals, employers, government agencies and the community, to enable individuals with Level 1 ASD to realize their potential as fully contributing members of their community.
This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.
November 1, 2021
- minimum of 5 hours per week with a 6 months commitment to the role