Volunteering Opportunities

Volunteer Position: Social Media Assistant (1)

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Exciting opening for space and science enthusiasts! Join a growing crew, help to inspire the public, add some experience to your resume and have some fun with this volunteer opportunity!

About The Mars Society of Canada

The Mars Society of Canada (MSC) is a federal not-for-profit dedicated to facilitating Canadian involvement in space exploration activities, in collaboration with government, academia, and industry. 

Our education and outreach initiatives engage the Canadian public to feel inspired by space exploration and STEM.

Our advocacy initiatives are focused on increasing Canadian involvement in space science, research and innovation.

Our research objectives are designed to provide real-world solutions for the many social, scientific and technical challenges ahead in the new era of space exploration. 

About the Position: 

Working with our other Social Media Assistant and other members of our crew, you will be responsible for developing and posting organic social media content across various platforms. 

Tasks include:
– Sharing and or generating high-quality, up-to-date and relevant content
– Making regular social media posts 
– Driving engagement and growth across social media platforms

Overall, your objective will be to help increase the MSC follower base, and to help inspire the public!

Requirements

– A commitment of 2-3 hours per week
– An ability to generate simple, eye-catching graphics
– An ability to generate organic social media growth
– An aptitude with engaging the public through Facebook, Instagram and Twitter (experience with LinkedIn and Reddit an asset)
– And most importantly, enthusiastic about space sciences and the vision of building future communities on Mars!

How to Apply

Please forward your resume to [email protected]. We look forward to hearing from you!

The deadline for application July 4th, 2022.

Equality and Inclusivity

The Mars Society of Canada is committed to the principles of justice, equity, diversity and inclusion. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates (including candidates who have been historically disadvantaged and marginalized, including applicants who identify as First Nations, Métis and/or Inuit/Inuk, Black, racialized, a person with a disability, women and/or 2SLGBTQ+. ) and accommodations are available upon request.