Volunteer Opportunity: Graphic Designer


October 9, 2013

Volunteer Position: Graphic Designer                                                                                                                                  

The Social Justice Co-operative of Newfoundland and Labrador is seeking a volunteer graphic designer to assist with the development of the organization’s logo, brochure and other promotional materials.


Organization:  Social Justice Co-operative of Newfoundland and Labrador

The Social Justice Co-operative of Newfoundland and Labrador is a non-profit co-operative with close to one hundred members, formally incorporated during the winter of 2013.

The Social Justice Co-operative of Newfoundland and Labrador is committed to raising awareness and speaking out on issues of social justice that impact our community and our world at large. We will bring a critical yet constructive voice to social justice issues and will engage with like-minded individuals and organisations to advocate for social change.

Title:  Graphic Designer


Duties and Responsibilities :

·         Design of Social Justice Co-op logo.

·         Design Social Justice Co-operative brochure and banner.

Position may also include one or both of the following:

·         Designing Social Justice Co-op newsletter

·         Updating design of and posting content for Social Justice Coop website

·         Design of letterhead and/or business cards


Times Needed and Work Location:

·         Volunteer will work from home on his/her own time schedule. Minimum 6 months commitment.

·         Logo requested as soon as feasibly possible, in order that we may include it in our brochure and banner during events planned for the weekend of November 30, 2013

·         Brochure and banner to be completed by November 30, 2013

·         Newsletter emailed to co-op members on a monthly basis. Occasional website updates (ie. events) as needed.


Qualifications and Requirements :

·         The successful candidate should have experience working with digital design software.

·         S/he should have experience working in the non-profit sector and demonstrate a knowledge of and commitment to social justice issues.


Lines of Communication :  

Volunteer will report to and receive guidance from and the Board of Directors during regular meetings.


·         Volunteer will have the satisfaction of creating the overall look for a brand new local Social Justice group using an innovative, grassroots organizational model, in its formative stage.

·         A great addition to your portfolio and reference for future employment


Submission deadline:

Candidate will supply CV along with samples of previous graphic design projects by Wednesday, Oct. 30.


Contact: Please submit to Lori Heath at rootconnection@gmail.com and cc Jenne Nolan at jenne.maclean@gmail.com. For more information, call Lori Heath at 709-753-3594.