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OLDF is looking for youths, students or recent graduates to join our editorial team for our youth and newcomer magazine. You will have a hand in managing the day-to-day editorial responsibilities, using your skills and expertise to monitor workflow and support the editorial staff remotely.

Ontario Learning Development Foundation (OLDF) is a registered charity in Canada that performs training and educational services to youths, children, new immigrants, and seniors. Our mission is to transform our communities through integrated educational and community-response empowerment initiatives for children, youth, new immigrants and their families.

Position Overview

This position reports to the Managing editor and will complete the following tasks:

  • Study and write text contents that are relevant to youth or newcomers
  • Write company content for advertisements and commercials.
  • Write occasional news and feature stories
  • Responsible for acquiring images and text articles from the outsourced writers, also is responsible for the quality of those texts
  • Ensure a high standard of content regarding subject matter, grammar, style, and accuracy.
  • You must be an organized, resourceful, and self-motivated person to handle the responsibilities with minimal direct supervision.


The successful candidates for this role will bring the following skills and experiences:

  • Post-secondary education in English, Journalism, Communications, Sociology, or closely related fields.
  • Ability to apply effective verbal, non-verbal, and written communication methods.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with proven ability to work harmoniously and productively with staff and authors.
  • Organizational skills and a high level of attention to detail to be able to multitask and prioritize assignments.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to take the initiative and work independently without constant supervision
  • Highly proficient with Microsoft Office products (including MS Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, PowerPoint) and the Internet
  • Preference will be given to writers that self identify as Black.

Time Commitment

  • Flexible hours with team meetings, approx. 25-30 hours/week
  • Must be available for a nine weeks contract
  • Salary: $14.25 per hour
  • Number of position
  • 12


  • Work from home / Remote work due to COVID-19

Since this is a funded position by Canada Summer Job grants, all applicants must be a youth (citizen, PR or conventional refugee) between 15

  • 30 years of age to qualify.

The application deadline is May 15, 2021

We would like to thank all those that apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. We request no emails, faxes, phone calls, social media posts or requests to meet, please.

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