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Marketing and Communications Volunteer


Organization: Abbeyfield Houses Society - Ottawa

Commitment: Long term (6 months to a year)

Availability: Flexible

Language Preference: English

Number of Positions Available: 1

Location: Ottawa - Central

Deadline: Oct 31, 2019


Are you a retired or working individual looking for an exciting volunteer opportunity?

Abbeyfield Houses Society of Ottawa is a not-for-profit seniors’ residence affiliated with Abbeyfield International, with 1,100 houses in 25 countries worldwide.

Abbeyfield is looking for a volunteer to work with the Director of Marketing and Communications to produce a quarterly newsletter for donors and interested community members, seek out opportunities to promote Abbeyfield in the community, raise awareness about the organization, and promote Abbeyfield Ottawa's short stay rental room.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Work with Director of Marketing and Communications to develop and draft a newsletter
Work with the Director of Marketing and Communications to identify marketing priorities including key stakeholders and events
Draft promotional material
Support the Director of Marketing and Communications and other Board Members at promotional events and/or information sessions.
Compile contact information of local social workers to promote short stay room


A background in marketing or communications is an asset;
Social media experience is an asset;
Strong initiative;
Good research skills;
Strong written and oral communications skills are required.

Estimated time commitment: Varies


Mysa Saad



Volunteer Opportunity Address
425 Parkdale Avenue


Good for people interested in: Communications and Marketing

You will be working with: Seniors

Organization category: Development and housing

Volunteer Considerations

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

This position would be great for - New Canadians; Seniors; Youth 16-24

Vulnerable sector check required: Yes