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Administrative Assistant - Website

Organization: Victoria's Quilts Canada

Commitment: Ongoing more than a year

Availability: Flexible

Language Preference: English

Number of Positions Available: 1

Location: Flexible

Deadline: Feb 28, 2018


Purpose: To ensure that VQC's website remains current and reflects the philosophy and aims of the organization.

Outline of Responsibilities:
• Prepare and/or edit web pages for text and articles provided by the Communications Coordinator.
• Monitor all requests for changes to the website to ensure basic information is up-to-date and content is consistent.
• Act as main contact with the Webmaster and oversee the content of the website.
• Troubleshoot problems with the website and work with the Webmaster to resolve issues.
• Advise the Webmaster of appropriate changes.

Skills, Experience, Qualifications Required:
• Good proofreading and editing skills in English.
• God oral communications skills.
• Experience in using the internet, e-mail and Microsoft software (i.e. Word).
• Experience creating/editing web pages using HTML coding and cascading style sheets.
• General knowledge of website creation.
• Has reliable home internet access.

Personal Traits Required:
• Conscientious.
• Reliable.
• Ability to work independently in a team environment.
• Able to maintain confidentiality.

Level of Effort:
• Up to 10 hours monthly


Nicky LaBrosse

613 843 9212


Volunteer Opportunity Address
454-1568 Merivale Road
Ottawa, ON K2G 5Y7


Good for people interested in: Writing; Social Media

You will be working with: Men; Women

How will this volunteer opportunity benefit you?
This is an opportunity in which your skills, creativity, and contribution are guaranteed to have a direct impact on VQC's ability to continue its mission. This position offers a high degree of flexibility as much of the work is home based. Perhaps of most significance is the knowledge that your commitment and efforts will help make a difference in the life of someone living with cancer.

How will the organization benefit?
As we have no paid staff, we rely on the contributions of our volunteers to achieve our mission. Our ability to sustain our viability and continue making and distributing quilts to those living with cancer relies heavily on the creation and implementation of a variety of communication initiatives designed to increase public awareness and corporate donations..

Organization category: Social services

Volunteer Considerations

Time it will take to contact applicants - 1 week

This position would be great for - None of the above

Police record check required: Yes