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Volunteer Blog Writer

Organization: Withrow Park Farmers' Market
Date Posted: 2019-08-29
Date Needed: 2019-09-01
City: Toronto
Location: Ontario
Country: Canada
Primary Category: 1. Suitable for Youth (14-17)
Type of Position: Short Term (Less than 3 months)

Description & Details


Withrow Park Farmers' Market


Do you love being outdoors?

Do you want to learn about local food?

Want to meet a great bunch of people and be part of a wonderful community initiative?

Then the Withrow Park Farmers' Market is the place for you!


Who we are: 

The Withrow Park Farmers' Market has been a SATURDAY morning outdoor community hub for 13 summers! It is a place where Ontario farmers and local entrepreneurs share sustainable food with Toronto's eaters. To learn more visit us on FacebookTwitter and Instagram!


Volunteer role: 

If you enjoy writing then this position is for you! We are looking for a volunteer writer create and post blogs highlighting the vendors at our farmers market as well as recap blogs about market events. 

The volunteer who chooses this position will be responsible for publishing the blogs on our site using Wordpress. With this position, the volunteer will be given the opportunity to work from home for the majority of the hours. Blogs are expected on a bi weekly basis for the remaining weeks of the market. In order to create vendor profiles for blogs you will be working with our Volunteer e-Newsletter writer to share notes. In addition, the volunteer will be required to visit the farmers' market for all events for an hour or two to collect information about the organizations and event partners present. The volunteer will have the ability to choose the day(s) and times they work on the blogs from home.


This is great volunteer opportunity for individuals who would like to interact and develop a relationship with some amazing sustainable farmers and local entrepreneurs. As well as, gain experience in the skill of blog-style writing. It's an asset if you already are familiar with using Wordpress, but we can also train you! 


Volunteer times:

We are looking for a volunteer who can commit to multiple Saturdays starting September 3rd to October 19th. We can work out a schedule with you. 

On Saturdays you can come to collect info any time between 9 am to 1 pm

Writing can be done from home.


Location: The Withrow Park Farmers' Market is located on the North/East corner of Withrow Park next to the children's playground. 
Withrow Park is in the heart of the Riverdale community and a short walk from Greektown on the Danforth. 
Closest subway stations are PAPE and CHESTER.

How to Apply / Contact

To sign up, please fill out this quick registration form and send a brief email highlighting your expertise and why you are interested in this role. We'll be in-touch shortly!



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