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Position: 2525 - Volunteer - 'Social Media'
Organization: Peel Association for Handicapped Adults
Position Address: Volunteer may work from home, plus attend meetings as mutually arranged.
Location: Mississauga, Brampton, Caledon, Virtual
Accessibility: Fully Accessible Workplace
Ideal for: Individual, Co-Op Placements, Newcomers
The 'Volunteer - 'Social Media'' is expected to:
● Review the existing communications strategy/performance of PAHA, with focus on the Internet
● Provide an evaluation for the purpose of developing a strategic plan that will achieve our objectives as these relate to increasing community 'profile' and promotion of our'brand'
● Develop the steps to establish PAHA presence on various 'social media', then implement these
● Put in place procedures by which platforms may be administered effectively and kept up-to-date
● Enable PAHA members to participate in administration of our communications
● Leave an enduring legacy

Peel Association for Handicapped Adults (PAHA) was founded in 1973, and it has charitable status. Our mission is to provide, facilitate, and coordinate recreational, social and cultural activities for individuals, within the Region of Peel, who have a disability as a result of physical, mental or sensory impairment. These activities are designed to support, challenge, and enhance the social, emotional, and physical well being of our members.

PAHA seeks capable, innovative volunteers who will support us in promoting our 'profile' and 'brand' in Peel region, online, in a way that complements and amplifies our personal presence and outreach, particularly in Brampton. The role also involves management of our website and 'social media' platforms. This is an excellent opportunity for someone who wishes to apply 'tech and marketing savvy' for the benefit of a longstanding community service organization, while adding valuable personal hands-on experience.

+ Excellent opportunity to use your training/knowledge/expertise to lead PAHA in the establishment of a quality, impactful presence on 'social media'
+ In terms of career development, add an impressive innovative project to your resume
+ 'Network' with like-minded volunteers, cooperate and learn from them
+ Increase your awareness of those in your community with disabilities and special needs
+ Invest your knowledge and creativity as a volunteer, knowing that you will be making a huge difference in the quality of lifestyle for PAHA members, as PAHA's presence in Peel region is amplified through 'social media'

Position Qualifications
● Minimum Age - 19
● The nature of this role (project-oriented) entails an anticipated volunteering commitment of at least 6 months
● You are conversant, confident, and comfortable navigating on 'social media' platforms, websites, and the Internet as a whole
● You have training, matched to talent and skills, that are suitable for this 'role'
● Excellent oral/written English
● You are organized, project-oriented, with attention to detail
● The above is complemented by creativity when it comes to effective online messaging
● Commitment to 'diversity and inclusiveness', plus you are familiar with and appreciate the special needs of persons with disabilities in your community
● Collaborative, while at the same time able to work independently, respectful of project goals and deadlines

*** A satisfactory 'Police Vulnerable Sector Check' is required, as volunteers will be involved with a 'vulnerable' segment of the community
Min Age: 19    Police Check: Yes

Time Commitment
Duration:Long Term (More than 6 months)
Start Date:2019-07-02
FLEXIBLE - Project-oriented, principally, with periodic reporting/meetings to plan, then ascertain and chart progress

General orientation about PAHA will be provided to volunteer applicants, with the successful applicants bringing skill sets to the organization.

Area(s) of Interest: Communication/Journalism, Education & Learning, Information Technology, Audio & Visual Production, Social Media, Graphic/Web Design, Marketing/Promotion, Program Coordination, Research/Evaluation
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