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Volunteer Writer

Organization: SchoolBOX Inc

Commitment: Long term (6 months to a year)

Availability: Flexible

Language Preference: English

Number of Positions Available: 1

Location: Flexible

Deadline: Jun 30, 2019


SchoolBOX is a Canadian and Nicaraguan Charity that is 'Making Education Possible' in Nicaragua, Northern Canada and around the world.

Since 2016, we have built over 100 classrooms, installed 81 libraries, and delivered over 155K educational packages to students.

Our mandate is to empower children to get a basic education and improve their lives.

We are looking for a Volunteer Writer to help us spread our message to a wider donor base.

This position is essential to tell our story in creative ways to attract new donor groups, partners and volunteers.

Duties include:

• Creating media releases to promote SchoolBOX
• Dissemination of media releases to various media outlets across the country
• Brainstorm with team members on future communications pieces
• Editing of some communications pieces


• Strong writing skills
• Writing experience, or the willingness to learn and to improve
• Ability to tell a story
• Creative mindset
• Ability to meet deadlines

This is a volunteer position done from your home office that can cater to your schedule. Bi-monthly phone or in person meetings are essential in order to stay on track.

Please contact Jonathan Tam, SchoolBOX Executive Director to apply or for more information: jon@schoolbox.ca.

Please submit a creative writing sample about SchoolBOX when applying. You can find previous media releases and articles about SchoolBOX at www.schoolbox.ca/media


Jonathan Tam



Volunteer Opportunity Address


Good for people interested in: Communications and Marketing

You will be working with: Aboriginals (First Nation, Metis, Inuit); Disadvantaged; Youth (16-18 years); Youth (11-15 years); Children (0-10 years); Youth (19-24 years)

How will this volunteer opportunity benefit you?
This is a great experience for those looking to make a meaningful and direct impact in the lives of Nicaraguan and Indigenous Youth in Canada.

Use your skills and expertise to empower kids to get a basic education.

How will the organization benefit?
This position is essential to helping our organization attract new partners and donors so that we can have a bigger impact around the world.

We will be able to increase our donor base and volunteer base and attract new funding to help more kids around the world.

Organization category: International

Volunteer Considerations

Time it will take to contact applicants - 1-6 days

This position would be great for - New Canadians; Seniors; Youth 16-24; Persons with a disability

This position can accommodate persons with a disability: Yes