Provincial Social Media Coordinator

Organization Details
Organization Name: Terry Fox Foundation
Address: Unit A - 1214 Chevrier Blvd
Winnipeg MB  R3T 1Y3
Organizational Description: The Terry Fox Foundation builds on Terry Fox's dream to end cancer through research. We maintain the vision and principles of Terry while raising money for cancer research through the annual Terry Fox Run, Terry Fox School Run, as well as tribute donations and planned giving.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Volunteer Opportunity ID: 4760
Description of Duties: Two Social Media Co-Coordinators will create, maintain and grow a social media presence for the group of approximately 30 Community Runs, in the province of Manitoba. They will work together, sharing the workload, using each other's creativity, and ensuring coverage is always available. They will update local populations with the most current information available for their Community Runs, highlight special events and activities for any of the communities, answer questions from the public, and be the online representative for the provincial division of The Terry Fox Foundation.
Skills Required: - Fluent in Facebook & Instagram
- Knowledge and experience in other social media platforms of benefit
- Either currently residing in, or a permanent resident of Manitoba
- Strong, reliable internet. Able to send and receive large data (pictures, videos)
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills
- Exceptional customer service abilities
- Ability to converse to a broad range of users of all ages and from all regions
- Courteous, respectful & empathetic
- Excellent initiative
- Ability to work as a team player
- Dependable and reliable. Able to meet deadlines
Skills Gained/Related Careers: What We Offer
- The opportunity to represent the legacy of a great Canadian
- Work with a national grassroots organization that changes lives for the better everyday
- An opportunity to use and grow professional skills, expand your network
- A dedicated Terry Fox Foundation Staff Partner and team of peers
- The sense of community and accomplishment - it can't be beat!
Age: 12 and under, 13-15, 16-17, 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment:
Remote Volunteering

Expected Hours of Commitment
- Initial set-up: Unknown, dependent on volunteer experience
- October-June: Approx 15 minutes / day with periodic extensions for announcements or initiatives
- July & August: 1-2 hours / day (sporadic monitoring and posting, not 2 hours at once)
- September: 1-4 hours /day (checking multiple times a day)
- Saturday September 16 & Sunday September 17 (aka Run weekend): Required to be available monitoring Social Media all day
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: Fulfilling volunteer hours for school credit
Are able to attend with a support person
Require childcare
Uses a mobility device
Required to complete community service
French speaking / Bilingual (French and English)
Organization will provide: A letter of reference
How to Apply: Email:
Closing Date: Dec 21, 2023
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