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Make an impact in your community
and volunteer with Vent Over Tea

Why volunteer with Vent Over Tea?

We are a passionate and motivated group of 30+ volunteers including active listeners, marketing and outreach managers, event organizers, and directors. We’re rapidly growing year over year, and it is an exciting time to join the team. We have big plans to grow across Quebec and Canada and are always looking for passionate individuals who believe in mental health access and advocacy.

What to expect

Depending on your volunteer position, you can expect to support our mission through events, outreach, active listening and more. 

On average, volunteers give 5-10 hours per week, depending on their capacity and availabilities. We’re very flexible and work with you to establish your responsibilities.

Available positions

POSITION DETAILS
  • Remote / in-person in Montreal
  • Volunteer, around 5-10 hours per week depending on capacity
  • Start date: As soon as possible
  • Application deadline: Until position is filled
 
ROLE
Vent Over Tea is seeking a passionate and experienced Digital Marketing Director to join our volunteer team. As the Digital Marketing Director, you will play a pivotal role in shaping the organization’s online presence and driving its digital marketing strategy across various channels. You will have the opportunity to lead a team of volunteers, contribute to the growth of the organization, and make a meaningful impact on people’s lives.
RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Strategic Leadership: Develop and execute the digital marketing strategy in alignment with Vent Over Tea’s mission and goals. Lead the team in defining and implementing effective digital campaigns to increase brand awareness, engagement, and user acquisition.
  • Team Management: Build and oversee a team of digital marketing volunteers, providing guidance, mentorship, and fostering a collaborative and supportive environment. Delegate tasks, set clear objectives, and ensure the team’s efforts are coordinated and effective.
  • Content Creation: Create and curate engaging and relevant content for various digital channels, including social media, website, email marketing, and blogs. Ensure consistency in messaging and brand identity. Social Media Management: Manage and optimize Vent Over Tea’s social media presence across platforms. Develop and implement strategies to grow the organization’s social media following, foster engagement, and facilitate meaningful conversations.
  • Analytics and Reporting: Monitor and analyze digital marketing performance metrics, including website traffic, social media engagement, conversion rates, and more. Use insights to make data-driven decisions and continuously improve strategies.
  • Partnerships and Outreach: Collaborate with relevant partners, board members, and stakeholders to expand Vent Over Tea’s reach and impact. Identify opportunities for cross-promotion and collaborations.
 
MUST HAVES
  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications, Business, or a related field (or equivalent experience). We will still consider applicants without said background.
  • Proven experience in digital marketing, including social media management, website management content creation, and strategy development.
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to motivate and guide a team of volunteers.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficiency in digital marketing tools and platforms.
  • Data-driven mindset with the ability to analyze metrics and adjust strategies accordingly.
  • Passion for mental health, emotional well-being, and making a positive impact on individuals’ lives.
 
BONUS POINTS
  • Experience volunteering or working in the mental health sector
  • Experience managing a team
  • Bilingualism is an asset
  • Video and graphic production skills
  • Familiarity with project management tools like ClickUp
 
APPLICATION PROCEDURE
If you are excited about leading a dynamic team in driving Vent Over Tea’s digital marketing strategy and creating a positive impact, we would love to hear from you. Please submit your resume outlining your relevant experience and your motivation for joining Vent Over Tea by filling out this form: https://forms.gle/6wNBNnr74FvYEgABA Vent Over Tea is an equal opportunity organization. We encourage applications from individuals of all backgrounds and experiences. We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
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Job Title: Events Coordinator
Location: Sherbrooke, QC (hybrid)
Type of Employment: Volunteer contract
Capacity range: 4-8 hours per week
Anticipated Start Date: As soon as possible

ROLE

Level-up your skills and make a positive impact in the community by working at a mid-stage mental health non-profit startup. We’re looking for an Events Coordinator to play a key role in our planning and executing our events program as it relates to a project aimed at English-speaking Quebecers, reporting directly to the Sherbrooke Program Manager and Executive Director. You will contribute to existing events processes as well as implementing strategies for expanding the program. The ideal candidate will have some experience working with or volunteering with mental health organization(s). They are a self-starter with excellent project management skills, organizational skills, and communication skills. Lastly, they should be able to work independently as well as on a team.

You should be someone who is excited to be challenged and who has a passion for mental health advocacy and community wellness.

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Work with Vent Over Tea’s Sherbrooke Program Manager, volunteer events team and marketing team to coordinate Vent Over Tea’s events program in your area.
  • Develop and oversee the events program in the region that is funded by the CHSSN – this includes planning and executing events, finding facilitators, partnering with other organizations and groups on events, and creating quarterly reports to present to the board of directors and funders.
  • Work with the Program Manager to oversee the events program and help coordinate the volunteers as needed
  • Foster relationships with other organizations, groups, and individuals in the Sherbrooke community through partnered events and social media outreach and engagement.

 

MUST HAVE’s
  • Excellent English verbal and written communication skills
  • Working level French verbal and written skills
  • Good knowledge of the Sherbrooke region and existing mental health organizations, community centers, and resources
  • Organization and prioritization skills
  • Project management skills
  • Attention to detail and aptitude in long-term planning
  • Excellent relationship management and interpersonal skills, capacity to communicate empathetically
  • Self motivated and able to work autonomously
  • Passionate about mental health, wellbeing, and community
  • Experience managing multiple projects simultaneously

 

BONUS POINTS
  • Experience volunteering or working in the mental health sector
  • Experience with budgeting and record keeping
  • Familiarity with project management tools like ClickUp and design tools like Canva

 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Please send your CV and cover letter by filling out the form here: https://forms.gle/qpAjYHW9i3iJgnp36

If you have any questions, please reach out to our Program Manager for the Sherbrooke region, MP Fortin at mp@ventovertea.com

 
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Social Media Manager
 

Level-up your skills and make a positive impact in the community by volunteering at a mid-stage mental health non-profit startup based in Montreal. We are looking for a volunteer Social Media Manager to help us manage our social media presence, primarily on Instagram, Facebook, and LinkedIn. This position is ideal for a freelancer or student who wants to grow their portfolio and have the chance to try new things for their clients using our accounts. You will work closely with our marketing, event, outreach, and fundraising teams. You will contribute to existing marketing initiatives through social media, as well as have ownership over the content and editorial for our social presence. The ideal candidate is experienced with content creation and thoroughly enjoys the process.

 

ABOUT US

Since 2016, Vent Over Tea has provided the Montreal community with free active listening services that take place in-person in local cafes. Our mission is to let no voice go unheard and foster a community that speaks openly and listens without judgment. For the past few years we have added remote phone and video active listening services, free or by-donation wellness events, and active listening workshops to our list of services.

We are a passionate and motivated group of staff and volunteers including active listeners, marketing and outreach managers, event organizers, and directors. We are looking for exceptional and equally enthusiastic volunteers to join our team and help us pursue our mission.

Vent Over Tea is rapidly growing year over year, and it is an exciting time to join the team.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Develop and implement a social media strategy with the Director of Marketing to increase our reach and engagement with our community
  • Create and curate compelling content for our social media platforms, with an emphasis on video production
  • Manage our social media accounts and respond to messages and comments in a timely manner
  • Work with our team to develop and implement social media campaigns to promote our services and events
  • Monitor social media metrics and adjust strategies as needed to improve performance
  • Collaborate with other team members to ensure consistent messaging across all channels
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest social media trends and best practices

 

QUALIFICATIONS
  • Strong experience in social media management, with an emphasis on video production and community management
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Familiarity with social media scheduling and monitoring tools
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Passion for mental health and helping people in need
  • Availability to commit to at least 3-5 hours per week

 

BONUS POINTS
  • Familiarity with project management tools like ClickUp
  • Experience with TikTok and aren’t afraid of being on camera
  • Bilingualism is a huge plus!
  • Working knowledge of Canva and Later
APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Please complete the application HERE (or copy and paste the link into your browser: https://forms.gle/LuupfwZp3PDNsem1A.

You will be asked to attach your CV and examples of works to the application form at the end.

Please email our Director of Marketing, marissa@ventovertea.com with any questions regarding the position or application process. Please include “social media manager position” and your name in the subject line of the email.

Application review will begin on May 20, 2023. The position will remain open until filled. Interviews will be conducted by phone and videoconference. If you are selected for an interview, you will be contacted by email at the address that you provide in the application form.

This is an unpaid volunteer position, but it offers a unique opportunity to gain experience and grow your portfolio. You will have the chance to work with a supportive team and make a difference in people’s lives

 
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The Vent Over TeaM is looking for a Blog Manager to join our team of volunteers! 📣

If you are an experienced writer/editor with a passion for mental health – we’re looking for you!

The Blog Manager will be responsible for coordinating with blog contributors, edit and post weekly blog content, and strategize with the marketing team on seasonal blog and campaigns.

Note: Experience with SEO and being bilingual is an asset!

To apply, fill out the form here.

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We’re looking for Campus Volunteers to represent Vent Over Tea at Montreal and Sherbrooke CÉGEPS and universities like McGill University, Concordia University, Bishops,  Dawson College, Université de Montréal, Université du Québec à Montréal, and more!

Help create and execute VOT events on your campus, foster partnerships with other student organizations, and help promote our free active listening service to the student body.

Check out the link here to apply.

*Please note – Campus Volunteers must be current students

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Have a specific role in mind?

We’re always open to hearing how you can help support our cause! If you’re not interested in the position above, but still want to contribute, contact us and we’ll see what we can do.