Social Media Interns

Organization Details
Organization Name: Local Investment Toward Employment (LITE) Inc.
Address: 203-765 Main Street
Winnipeg MB  R2W 3N5
Website: http://lite.mb.ca/
Organizational Description: LITE's mission is to promote Community Economic Development (CED) by supporting inner city programs in Winnipeg that provide jobs and training opportunities to the chronically underemployed. We do this by providing grants to partner organizations running these specific programs and by making strategic purchases to support the inner-city economy and employment. LITE directs donations to support jobs, and more importantly, to help people who want to overcome the challenges they face. Our name says it all: We invest locally toward employment.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: Gain professional social media experience while engaging LITE's followers and community partners online. Take photos of community partners and create posts on social media platforms. Respond and engage with LITE's social media followers. Document LITE's events, including the Wild Blueberry Pancake Breakfast with LIVE feeds.
Skills Required: Experience with social media platforms (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram) and with social media management tools (Hootsuite) an asset
Ability to apply organizational voice and messaging on social media
Strong writing and editing skills an asset.
Skills Gained/Related Careers: Come join us for our busy (but fun!) season and give back to the community by contributing your skills to LITE, a registered charity that supports social enterprise development and creates jobs in Winnipeg's inner city for people held by social or economic circumstances. Gain professional office and non-profit sector experience to add to your résumé. Volunteers who successfully complete a minimum of 20 volunteer hours with LITE are eligible for a written reference. North End residents encouraged to apply.
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Daytime
3 hours per week, office hours are 9-3 M-F LOCATION: Except for special events, all volunteer roles take place at LITE's office in Winnipeg's Social Enterprise Centre, Unit 203-765 Main Street. Accessible by bus with parking on surrounding streets. ORIENTATION: All office-based volunteers must attend an orientation session. Dates for orientation: October.8, October.22,November.5,November .22 TRAINING: Training materials and one-on-one mentorship is provided.
Location of volunteer opportunity: Winnipeg
Does opportunity require a criminal record check? No
Does opportunity require a child abuse registry check? No
Opportunity is available to candidates that: General Populace
Organization will provide: A letter of reference
Evaluation
Supervision
Training/Orientation
How to Apply: Online: www.lite.mb.ca/volunteer
Closing Date: Jan 1, 2020