Communications Volunteer

The Georgian Triangle Humane society is a non-for-profit charity that works to provide innovative programs and compassionate services to pets and people in the south Georgian Bay region and beyond. We rely heavily on our website and social media to raise awareness of the GTHS, to promote responsible pet ownership, adoptions, volunteering, events and the many other services and programs we offer, as well as to inspire financial and in-kind donations.

The Marketing & Communications Team is instrumental in contributing towards our organization’s successes. In 2023, more than 1500 homeless cats and dogs were provided shelter and 1300 animals found their forever home, 4000 youth were positively impacted, approximately 3000 spay/neuter/dental/specialized surgeries were performed, 2784 donors supported our mission and 1000 pets were supported through our Pet Pantry program.

Reporting to the Marketing & Public Relations Manager (or delegate), the Communications Volunteer oversees the GTHS Twitter account on an interim basis. In addition, this volunteer assists in capturing any visuals (photos and videos) at the GTHS Animal Centre, the Treasure Tails store and events for marketing purposes, which may include social media, local print/online media, etc.
Time Commitment
2-3 hours per week. A minimum commitment of 6 months is required.
Roles and Responsibilities
  • Upload content to Twitter, as supplied by Marketing & Public Relations Manager (or delegate)
  • Visit GTHS social media platforms to select (and edit) content for Twitter account
  • Take short video clips and range of photographs at GTHS Animal Centre and at ad hoc events for potential use on Twitter and other social media accounts
  • 18 years of age minimum
  • Demonstrates understanding and passion for animal welfare
  • Proficient in Twitter and other social media platforms
  • Experience in Communications and/or light graphic design skills would be an asset
  • Creative writing skills
  • Displays good judgement on topics of interest
  • Self-motivated, with proven ability to complete tasks with competency and accuracy
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Able to work independently
  • Works cooperatively and effectively with others
  • Equipment and ability to take and share / upload clear photographs and video clips
  • Own computer / laptop
 Working Conditions:
  • Working from home and onsite at the Animal Centre, Treasure Tails (and sporadically at off-site locations for GTHS events) using own computer and smartphone / camera.

Stay informed on GTHS events, initiatives and programs. Learn how the GTHS team is serving the pets and people of the South Georgian Bay Area. Read heart-warming Happy Tails about GTHS Alumni. See a lot of really cute pictures of dogs and cats!