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We are not currently accepting any new applications at this time with the exception of our Board of Directors. You are welcome to apply now if you wish but please note that we are not actively recruiting until our recruitment period in October 2022.

Thank you for thinking of us and wanting to join our growing community.

Please note: All of these positions unless otherwise specified are volunteer only. 

Board of Directors

Currently Seeking Applicants

missINFORMED’s mission is to provide trusted health education that women and gender-diverse peoples can rely on to make informed decisions about their health and wellbeing. To maximize the impact of our work, we need a strong and experienced leadership team to guide us.

 

We are currently seeking Indigenous, Black, and other women and gender-diverse professionals of colour who have experiences/expertise in one or more of the following areas (listed below) to apply to join our Board of Directors.

 

✅Finances

✅Legal

✅Fundraising

✅Not-for-Profit experience

✅Public Health

This position would require 40-50 hours per year (roughly 10 hours per quarter) and it is a minimum three (3) year commitment. 

Communications Team

The communications team is responsible for managing missINFORMED’s brand voice. As a member of the Communications team, you will be involved in managing the missINFORMED email and social media channels (writing captions/ tweets, posting content, replying to comments/ questions) and reviewing/editing all missINFORMED written content. 

 

These Team Members report directly to our Director of Communications, and works closely with our Research Team Members. The time commitment for this role is 3 to 5 hours per week (on average). 

 

Members of this team specialize in one or more of the following:

- Content Editing
- Content Creation
- Social Media Management
- Science Copywriting

Finance Team

After placing in the Top 30 teams in the Youth Impact Challenge, missINFORMED was provided with money to fund the development of the organization. As we continue to grow, missINFORMED has applied for additional grants and other funding opportunities. Members of our Finance team will be responsible for managing and organizing the missINFORMED budget. The Finance team will also be responsible for ensuring that all spending abides by missINFORMED’s values and beliefs (ex: supporting sustainable and ethical brands as well as small businesses led by QTBIPOC individuals). 

 

These Team Members report directly to our President/CEO, Clara MacKinnon and works closely with Funding & Partnerships Team. The time commitment for this role is 3 to 5 hours per week (on average). 

 

Members of this team specialize in one or more of the following:
- Bookkeeping
- Accounting

Media and Design Team

As an online platform, our Media and Design team plays a large role in the success of our organization. The Media and Design team is responsible for our organization’s image. Depending on your experience/ interest, your role with the Media and Design team could involve website design and management, designing content for the missINFORMED social media channels, and/or additional design content for events and online campaigns. 

 

This position reports directly to our President/CEO, Clara MacKinnon and works closely with our Research, Communications and Outreach & Events teams. The time commitment for this role is 3 to 5 hours per week (on average). 

Members of this team specialize in one or more of the following:
- Web Design
- Web Development
- Wix 
- Adobe Illustrator/Photoshop
- Photography
- Illustration
- Adobe Premiere/After Effects

Outreach & Events Team

missINFORMED intends to expand beyond an online platform. On a regular basis, missINFORMED launches a variety of campaigns and hosts different community-events throughout the year. As a member of the Outreach and Events team, you will be responsible for representing missINFORMED in various communities as you aim to implement initiatives that increase our visibility and reach. 

This position reports directly to our Director of Outreach and Events and works closely with our Finance and Media and Design teams. The time commitment for this role is 3 to 5 hours per week (on average). 

Members of this team specialize in one or more of the following:
- Event Planning
- Community-engagement
- Event Hosting

Partnerships Team

Our Funding and Partnerships team is constantly looking for opportunities to grow and reach a wider community. missINFORMED seeks crucial partnerships with both medical institutions to reach soon-to-be healthcare providers, and academic institutions (high schools, colleges, universities etc.), to teach our target population to be better advocates for their own health. We are also interested in pursuing partnerships with other youth groups, NGOs, or institutions who share our organization’s aim. As a member of the partnerships team you will be responsible for reaching out to these groups to encourage potential partnerships and collaborations. You will also be responsible for writing and submitting to grant and funding opportunities on behalf of missINFORMED. 

 

This position reports directly to our President/CEO, Clara MacKinnon and works closely with the Outreach and Events Team. The time commitment for this role is 3 to 5 hours per week (on average). 

 

Members of this team specialize in one or more of the following:
- Grant-writing

- Partnership-building

Research Team

missINFORMED is committed to promoting knowledge translation as it relates to womxn’s health. Our research team is responsible for using research for and towards actionable change. As a member of the research team you will be responsible for completing literature and systematic reviews on topics related to the health and well being of women and gender-diverse people. You will also be responsible for translating this research into lay terms when producing high-level topic summaries for publication on our website. 

This position reports directly to our Director of Research, Roma Dhamanaskar. The time commitment for this role is 3 to 5 hours per week (on average).