Volunteer Opportunities

We are looking for creative and passionate volunteers to help extend the reach of our organizations impact. We would love to hear from you and about how you and your personal experience could benefit the Better Days Foundation and the city of Calgary!

Apply Through the Google Form Below:

 

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeLuLqinb5tpIjdxYVADJ-Tgu3EvQqwWsOY5I3-toERUCchTw/viewform

 

 

Fundraising Volunteer

Find ways to inspire donations and spread the word about our organizations work.

Door to door volunteers, Grocery Store display, etc.

 

 

Social Media Coordinator

Description: Content creation and coordination for Better Days Foundation social media accounts. The goal will be to expand our reach using media so that we can grow our organization and help support more people through our programs.

Role:

Create original text and video content, manage posts and respond to followers. 

Manage our company image in a cohesive way to achieve our marketing goals. As a Marketing Specialist, we expect you to be up-to-date with the latest digital technologies and social media trends.

Exhibit excellent communication skills and be able to express our non profit views creatively.

Be able to handle our social media presence ensuring high levels of web traffic and customer engagement.

Responsibilities:

  • Design and implement social media strategy to align with business goals

  • Generate, edit, publish and share engaging content daily (e.g. original text, photos, videos and news)

  • Oversee social media accounts’ design (e.g. instagram timeline cover, profile pictures

  • Stay up-to-date with current technologies and trends in social media, design tools and applications

  • Monitor website performance and social media activity (Google Analytics, Hootsuite)

Preferred Experience:

  • Proven work experience as a Marketing Specialist

  • Excellent copywriting skills

  • Familiarity with web design

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Solid knowledge of SEO, keyword research, Google adwords and Google Analytics

Preferred Course Work:

Business Administration

Digital Communications and Media

Digital Marketing Post-

Digital Media and IT

New Media Production and Design

Required Specialized Skills:

Marketing ability

Digital applications

Ability to measure web traffic & effectiveness

 

 

Volunteer Grant Administrator

Role:

Research and disseminate information about federal, provincial, local and private grant-funding opportunities for our local and international programs

Research, write, edit and obtain approvals for all proposals and applications submitted to current and potential funders

Monitor and track grant applications and award in database system

Edit proposals and applications for accuracy, completeness, clarity and compliance with funding 

Preferred Experience:

Respond to inquiries as needed to manage grant application / proposal processes

Actively and constantly seek to improve and evolve the proposal process by engaging with appropriate parties, as required.

Develop technical documents such as generic forms and basic grant proposal

Skills:

Possess good organizational skills with attention to detail

Ability to work and coordinate multiple projects and deadlines

Skilled technical writing, proof-reading, editing, copy writing, grant writing or equivalent written communication format

Familiarity with government and academic funding opportunities

Excellent English oral and written communication skills

Understanding of Canadian funding mechanisms with likely expansion to international opportunities

Ability to demonstrate strong analytical skills

General knowledge of accounting principles and contractual agreement / administration language