Ostomy Canada is a non-profit volunteer organization dedicated to all people living with an ostomy, and their circles of support, helping them live life to the fullest through advocacy, awareness, collaboration and support. For more information, please Ostomy Canada’s website at

Ostomy Canada Society is looking for a creative and dedicated volunteer to join our Marketing Team as Newsletter Editor. The Connects E-News is a monthly communication distributed to thousands of Canadians living with an ostomy. It covers topics such as ostomy care, news, events, recipes, lifestyle articles and more.

As the Newsletter Editor, you will be responsible for curating and creating engaging content for Connects E-News. The role includes gathering information, writing occasional articles, editing contributions from team members, and ensuring that the e-news is informative and attractive.


  • Work remotely and enjoy a flexible schedule
  • Gain valuable experience in creating and editing newsletters and content
  • Work with a passionate team committed to our organization’s mission
  • Access to software such as Microsoft Office Suite, Canva Pro, ChatGPT, and ClickUp
  • Receive public recognition and appreciation
  • Contribute to a worthy cause and make a positive impact in the Canadian ostomy community


  • Collaborate with different departments to collect information and updates for the e-news
  • Edit and proofread all text submitted for publication
  • Write articles and other content as required
  • Work with the Marketing Team to distribute the newsletter to our members
  • Work closely with the graphic designer on the layout
  • Help post articles on the Ostomy Canada website blog
  • Monitor and analyze the effectiveness of the newsletter and suggest improvements
  • Assist with various email campaigns and document editing as needed


  • A genuine interest in Ostomy Canada’s mission
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to give and receive constructive feedback
  • Bilingual in English and French is preferred
  • Experience in journalism or a related field is desirable
  • Membership with Ostomy Canada or one of its affiliated Chapters or Peer Support Groups is a plus
  • Ability to commit approximately 3 to 6 hours per month for a minimum of one year
  • Work-study and interns are welcome to apply
  • This is a volunteer/unpaid position


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines and maintain a consistent publishing schedule
  • Experience proofreading and editing content
  • A commitment to maintaining confidentiality where appropriate
  • Experience using Microsoft Office Suite and Teams

How to Apply

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