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Volunteer Opportunities

Social Media Manager

Piedmont Fibershed is a nonprofit organization dedicated to building a regional fiber system in the Piedmont of North Carolina centered around local fibers, local dyes, and local labor. We are seeking a social media manager to help us spread the word about our programs and the awesome fiber people, businesses, and resources in our region.

This is a volunteer position with a commitment of 4-6 hours per month. We ask that you commit to doing this role for at least three months. As a benefit, you will receive free registration for all Piedmont Fibershed workshops and events. We’re happy to work with you to make this opportunity eligible for college credit or coursework.

Responsibilities

  • Work with Piedmont Fibershed’s Steering Committee to implement a social media content strategy and schedule.
  • Create and publish engaging content such as photos, videos, and graphics for Instagram, Facebook, and email newsletters.
  • Monitor communications channels and respond to comments and direct messages.

Qualifications

  • Good written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Experience using Facebook and Instagram for a business or organization
  • Basic understanding of social media marketing practices
  • Ability to work well independently, receive and integrate feedback, and meet deadlines
  • Familiarity with textile arts, fiber arts, and/or fiber and dye farming

Schedule: 1-2 housr/week for a minimum of 3 months; schedule flexible

Location: Most work can be done remotely with occasional in-person visits to places in central North Carolina to capture content. (Transportation and/or mileage reimbursement available.)

To apply, submit a resume and a paragraph explaining your interest in this position to info@piedmontfibershed.org with “Social Media Manager” in the subject line.

Other Volunteer Positions

Piedmont Fibershed is also seeking volunteers to help with the following projects. Fill out the form below to let us know if you’re interested!

Workshops – Organizing workshops for summer and fall 2021, including coordinating with instructors, booking venues, and managing registration

Social media – Planning and creating content for Facebook and Instagram

Interest groups – Initiating and coordinating monthly meetings focused around a particular fiber/textile topic (such as wool, growing natural dyes, raising fiber animals)

Other – Do you have other ideas about how you can contribute to Piedmont Fibershed’s work? Reach out!

Volunteer Interest Form

Volunteer Interest Form

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