Organization: Huntley Township Historical Society
Commitment: Ongoing more than a year
Language Preference: English
Number of Positions Available: 1
Location: Ottawa - West
Deadline: Mar 30, 2018
DescriptionThe Huntley Township Historical Society is looking for a volunteer to design and implement a new look for our website using WordPress.
The Historical Society is a volunteer organization that collects and stores objects, historical documents, newspapers, photographs, and letters relating to the former Huntley Township, now part of the City of Ottawa.
The volunteer, through working with members of the Collections Committee, will assess the holdings of the Society, develop a plan for organizing and displaying images of items in our collection, then design and create a new look for our website. Once the new design is in place, the volunteer will maintain and enhance the website on a continuing basis.
In order to achieve the full potential of WordPress, the volunteer will have the interest and technical ability to learn and use coding programs such as HTML, CSS, and PHP.
Good organizational skills and attention to detail are needed.
This position would be great for people with an interest in history, with good communication skills, with good technical abilities, and has reliable home internet access.
The purpose of the website is to tell the story of Huntley Township in an interesting way.
Good for people interested in: Social Media; Teaching/Tutoring; Heritage and Museums
You will be working with: Men; Seniors; Women
How will this volunteer opportunity benefit you?
The volunteer will have the opportunity to develop the skills necessary to assess, plan, design, and create a website that is a useful tool for the community.
How will the organization benefit?
By providing easy access to our archive collection, the public will be able to learn about the history of Huntley Township.
Organization category: Education and research
Time it will take to contact applicants - 1 week
This position would be great for - None of the above