Why Volunteer?

There is something for everyone when it comes to volunteering with WES for Youth Online! Not only will you get the chance to learn new skills, gain real-world experience and make an impact, you will also feel inspired by the difference you are making in support of youth mental health across Ontario.

Time commitments vary depending on the position of interest, but we can work with you to accommodate your schedule as needed.

Current Volunteer Opportunities:

Social Media:

  • Develop, write and edit innovative and creative media content across all social media platforms (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, TikTok)
  • Collaborate with Development Director to ensure a cohesive social media identity
  • Setup daily tasks and activity for all social media outlets
  • Keep track of social media trends and competition
  • Research and identify relevant content to share with followers
  • Apply style and format standards to ensure consistency across all platforms
  • Identify creative ways to engage both new and existing followers

Virtual Events:

  • Review virtual event purpose, goals and budget with the Development Director and offer input
  • Assist with the creation of an event content plan i.e. integrated engagement opportunities such as a raffle draw, silent/live auction component, keynote speaker
  • Identify and familiarize yourself with virtual event technology needs i.e. online host platform
  • Build and promote virtual event plan i.e. social media posts, e-posters, email blasts
  • Develop virtual sponsorship opportunity packages and source event sponsors and partners
  • Prepare attendees for the virtual experience i.e. “Know Before You Go” email communications
  • Engage virtual attendees and capture attendee data i.e. contact information
  • Formulate feedback survey and send to attendees

Website Graphic Design:

  • Collaborate with Development Director to develop fresh new visual imagery for our new website
  • Design and produce original creative high-res digital images
  • Use royalty-free images and photography
  • Maintain standards for fonts and colors within the context of the organization brand
  • Circulate creative proofs for approval and maintain an archive of artwork produced

We would be happy to provide you with a letter of reference after your completed volunteer time with us!