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Are you looking to add to your resume, gain experience using social media and volunteer in the environmental non-profit world?

Wellington Water Watchers, a non-profit organization dedicated to the protection, restoration and conservation of drinking water in Guelph and Wellington County, is looking for a Social Media Intern to volunteer approximately 3-5 hours a week. This is a flexible position and you can set your own volunteer hours. This is also a great opportunity to expand your skills and be mentored. Check out our Facebook and Twitter.

Note: This is an unpaid internship.

Duration: 3-6 months with possibility of extension.

You Have:

  • A friendly attitude with a knack for creativity.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, strong editing skills.
  • An interest in water issues across Canada, but specifically in Guelph and Wellington County.
  • An eye for design.
  • The ability to work independently and you are a self starter.
  • Your own computer and internet access.


  • Create and manage day-to-day postings on Facebook and Twitter.
  • Find relevant and timely news items.
  • Schedule posts with Hootsuite.
  • Work with other Wellington Water Watcher volunteers to streamline messaging on social media accounts and website.
  • Stay current with social media trends and tools.


  • High School diploma required.
  • Social media experience including but not limited to Facebook and Twitter.
  • Knowledge of social media management tool, Hootsuite (or willingness to learn).

Nice to have:

  • An English, Communications or Marketing-related degree (or other volunteer/work experience) is preferred, but not a must-have.
  • Knowledge or interest in learning graphic design programs.

How to Apply

If this is you, drop us a line at by Wednesday, October 14th, 2015, by midnight and let us know more about yourself with a resume and a brief one-page description of why you would be the perfect fit. Don’t forget to highlight your own social media accounts.