Opportunities

CHANGE FOOD VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

We’re looking for qualified individuals to help us with various parts of Change Food.  If you’d like more information and/or to donate some of your time, please fill out our Volunteer Form and we’ll be in touch shortly.

SOCIAL MEDIA

Change Food is seeking two or three social media interns to work together as a team and help fine tune and implement the organization’s social media strategy as well as to help research, schedule, post and respond on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and possibly other accounts.

Responsibilities

  • Help maintain Hootsuite, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Google+, LinkedIn accounts (this can be split among several interns)
  • Help create social media posts for timely events and news related to Change Food
  • Research popular and relevant hashtags and keep up to date with them
  • Engage in conversations with twitter community – reply, retweet, direct message when needed
  • Research and suggest ways to promote posts on Twitter and Facebook, e.g., Twitter cards, boosting posts, etc., as well as Change Food LinkedIn company page and Instagram.
  • Schedule and post through Hootsuite

Requirements

  • Must have thorough experience with Twitter and Facebook and at least be familiar with other social media outlets
  • Must have good working knowledge of Hootsuite
  • Must have excellent research skills
  • Ability to create unique, memorable posts a plus

WEBSITE

Change Food is seeking a website intern to create, update, manage and promote Change Food’s websites and website pages, including http://www.changefood.org/, http://changefoodlibrary.org/ and http://www.changefoodfestival.org.  Web design and technical skills not necessary – this is more of a writing an basic updating internship, though design and technical skills a plus.

Responsibilities

  • Write, edit and update pages on Change Food’s websites
  • Help develop a strategy for promoting Change Food websites and website pages

Requirements

  • Excellent writing and editing skills
  • Excellent research skills
  • Must know WordPress and have experience updating websites through WordPress

WRITING AND RESEARCH

Change Food is seeking one or two blog writers to help research, write, edit, post and market blog articles for Change Food’s Guide 2 Good Food (http://guide2goodfood.org/) as well as to assist with other writing as needed, such as researching and compiling educational kits for the Change Food Video Library.

Responsibilities

  • Write and/or edit blog posts for Change Food
  • Help research relevant topics to write about
  • Work with social media team to market blog posts through social media outlets
  • Research and write educational kits for the Change Food Video Library videos
  • Other writing assignments, such as one pagers and marketing materials, as needed

Requirements

  • Excellent writing and editing skills
  • Excellent research skills
  • Knowledge of blogs and ways to market blog pieces

Additional Information

Volunteer opportunities are unpaid.  Hours are flexible but we ask for a minimum of 4 hours a week.

Volunteering can be done virtually, so you do not have to be NYC based.

All of these opportunities are for anyone interested and not only students.  Retirees, professionals, anyone interested is encouraged to reply.  All we require is that you meet the requirements, follow through with your commitments and that you can commit a minimum of 4 hours a week.  Thanks!

Position is unpaid. Please, no phone calls.

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