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Canadian Cancer Survivor Network

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Mona Forrest
Secretary, Board of Directors
Canadian Cancer Survivor Network

1750 Courtwood Crescent, Suite 210
Ottawa, ON
Canada K2C 2B5

TEL: 613-898-1871

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Aboriginals (First Nation, Metis, Inuit); Visible Minorities or New Canadians; Disadvantaged; Men; People with disabilities or medical conditions; Youth (16-18 years); Youth (11-15 years); Children (0-10 years); Seniors; Women; Youth (19-24 years)

The Canadian Cancer Survivor Network works to connect patients, survivors and other stakeholder groups with decision makers and the wider community to engage in discussion and to act on evidence-based best practices to alleviate the medical, emotional, financial and social costs of cancer and encourage research on ways to overcome barriers to optimal cancer care and follow-up for survivors in Canada.

CCSN is working with cancer patients and survivors to learn about health system complexities, connect with others to plan action, and act to promote best care, healthier survivorship and a place for the patient voice in healthcare systems decision-making.


www.survivornet.ca

Volunteer Opportunities

Position: Web content writer
JOB SUMMARY
CCSN is looking for talented Web Content Writers to join our team. The content writer will research and write accurate content for print and social media. CCSN has 12 twitter feeds, Facebook, Pinterest, and a Blog, so lots of scope and choice of subjects for our ideal social media and web writer. We are looking for experience with health related topics, generating ideas for new content, proofreading articles before publication and creating engaging content.
This position requires a high level of creativity, as well as the ability to use data-driven insights to write better material. The successful candidate should also be detail-oriented and organized.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Research health related topics and trends (combining online sources, interviews and studies) to compare and create content that is innovative and original
• Create concise, eye-catching, and innovative headlines and body copy
• Consistently brainstorm and collaborate with team for new ideas and strategies
• Promote content on social media
• Develop relationships in responding to incoming social media posts
• Regularly produce well researched content on a variety of topics for multiple platforms (website, blogs, articles, social media, banners, case studies, etc.)
• Able to post to website using Content Management Systems, or willing to learn this as a new skill
• Proofread and edit content produced by other members of the team
• Identify client needs and gaps in our content and recommend new topics
• Update website content as needed


QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS
• A Bachelor's degree in Journalism, English, Communications or related field preferred
• Excellent writing skills, as well as the ability to communicate and collaborate effectively
• The ability to consistently meet deadlines
• Work experience as a Content Writer, Copywriter or similar role
• Some published articles or send sample of writing with resume
• Hands-on experience with Content Management Systems (e.g. WordPress) or willing to learn new skill
• Creative and innovative thinker and planner
• Experience doing research using multiple sources
• Confident in producing work across multiple platforms
• Able to multitask, prioritize, and manage time efficiently
• Ability to work independently or as an active member of a team
• Self-motivated and self-directed
• Good interpersonal skills and a positive attitude
• Excellent computer skills
• Highly adaptable
Location: 1750, Croissant Courtwood Crescent, Suite/bureau 210 Ottawa, ON K2C 2B5
Deadline: Apr 15, 2019
JOB TITLE: ELECTIONS ASSISTANT
JOB SUMMARY
We are a not-for-profit organization working to promote the health of cancer patients, caregivers and survivors by engaging in a range of activities including research and education, to support cancer patients, caregivers and survivors on their journey. We are in need of an Elections Assistant Volunteer to provide support in the upcoming elections in Alberta. The ideal candidate will have strong research skills, outstanding communication skills and excellent computer skills.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Engage in research to obtain the names and contact information of all candidates in the upcoming election.
• Draft and send out emails and letters to election candidates.
• Contact election candidates over the telephone to follow up.
• Update team members on milestones.
• Create and update records of election candidates using excel.
• Help enter information in CCSN’s website in the Alberta election section.
• Perform any other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS
• Highly organized
• Strong computer skills especially with MS Office Suite
• Strong research skills
• Great interviewing skills
• Good interpersonal skills
• Adaptable
• Fast learner
• Able to work alone with minimal supervision
• Strong teamwork skills.

NICE TO HAVE
• A diploma or degree in Political Science, Journalism, Mass Communication or Law.
• Previous elections experience.
Location: 1750 Courtwood Crescent, Suite 210, Ottawa, ON K2C 2B5
Deadline: Apr 1, 2019
POSITION: Online Auction Assistant
JOB SUMMARY
We are in need of an experienced online auction assistant to join our team. The Online Auction Assistant will organize and manage online auctions, ensure that auction items are properly received, processed and priced, work with customers, clients and third parties to create and maintain a positive experience throughout the auction process. The ideal applicant will have some online auction experience, superior customer service skills, excellent computer skills, and be available for a minimum of 8 hours per week.

JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Research item information, determine pricing of items to be sold and create written description of items
• Receive, sort, manage and properly store donation items
• Provide excellent customer service to clients and customers, resolve issues promptly and follow up throughout the auction process
• Create and maintain records of items and items receiving the most interest
• Take, edit and upload photos of items for listing on the appropriate website(s)
• Track and monitor communications with potential donors plus follow-up with confirmed donors
• Create promotional materials directed at potential donors and customers
• Assist to distribute auction items after sale is concluded
• Track listed items daily
• Research and build a network of auction donors by contacting potential donors over the phone, via email and/or in person
• Provide other support as required




QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS
• High school diploma
• Basic mathematics skills
• Knowledge of search engine optimization an asset
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Attention to detail and great interpersonal skills
• Strong organizational, multi-tasking and time-management skills
• Excellent computer and internet navigation skills
• Ability to work independently or as an active member of a team
• Results-oriented and driven to achieve goals
• Ability to think critically and make decisions quickly and/or under pressure
• Proactive and resourceful
• Ability to plan, schedule and complete work under limited supervision


GOOD TO HAVE
• Previous online auction sales experience
• Previous customer service and/or sales experience
Location: 1750, Croissant Courtwood Crescent, Suite/bureau 210
Ottawa, ON K2C 2B5
Deadline: Mar 25, 2019
Position: Web content writer
JOB SUMMARY
We are in need of talented Web Content Writers to join our team. The content writer will create and develop well researched and accurate content for print and digital media within deadlines. The ideal candidate should have a proven track record of conducting thorough research on health related topics, generating ideas for new content, proofreading articles before publication and creating engaging content. This position requires a high level of creativity, as well as the ability to use data-driven insights to write better material. The successful candidate should also be detail-oriented and organized.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Research health related topics and trends (combining online sources, interviews and studies) to compare and create content that is innovative and original
• Create concise, eye-catching, and innovative headlines and body copy
• Consistently brainstorm and collaborate with team for new ideas and strategies
• Promote content on social media
• Develop a good network over social media
• Regularly produce well researched content on a variety of topics for multiple platforms (website, blogs, articles, social media, banners, case studies, etc.)
• Prepare well-structured drafts using Content Management Systems
• Proofread and edit content produced by other members of the team
• Identify client needs and gaps in our content and recommend new topics
• Update website content as needed


QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS
• A Bachelor's degree in Journalism, English, Communications or related field preferred
• Excellent writing skills, as well as the ability to communicate and collaborate effectively
• The ability to consistently meet tight deadlines
• Proven work experience as a Content Writer, Copywriter or similar role
• Portfolio of published articles
• Hands-on experience with Content Management Systems (e.g. WordPress)
• Creative and innovative thinker and planner
• Experience doing research using multiple sources
• Confident in producing work across multiple platforms
• Able to multitask, prioritize, and manage time efficiently
• Ability to work independently or as an active member of a team
• Self-motivated and self-directed
• Good interpersonal skills and a positive attitude
• Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel), Google Docs etc.
• Highly adaptable
Location: 1750, Croissant Courtwood Crescent, Suite/bureau 210 Ottawa, ON K2C 2B5
Deadline: Mar 25, 2019