Why Volunteer?

Join one of the world’s largest free Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and clean air programs. You will connect with people passionate about clean air and protection from airborne contaminants and illnesses, gain work experience, and be part of the solution for healthier communities.

Remote volunteers are welcome to work from anywhere in the world, provided that they proactively provide updates and communicate. Meetings can be held at flexible times depending on the team.

The key responsibilities serve as a guideline. For most positions, there is flexibility, as we are open to your ideas.

Successful volunteers will receive:

  • Reference letter or confirmation of volunteer or community hours
  • Discounts on PPE and/or clean air equipment from the store (within reason)
  • Free Donate A Mask branded merchandise
  • Experience in your selected position working in eCommerce and/or the supply chain, fulfillment, procurement, and distribution of physical goods
  • Knowledge of clean air strategies and protection from airborne contaminants and illnesses through engaging with a like-minded community
  • Experience in a remotely-run organization with physical warehousing and distribution centres with many learning opportunities

Fill in this form if you are interested in volunteering. We will contact you to schedule a call to understand your availability and interests if it is a fit. Groups, students, and retirees are welcome to volunteer as well.


Donate A Mask, a program operated by Evidence-Based Social Enterprises Canada (EBSECan) is a registered Canadian charity operating nation-wide and operated by volunteers. Since its incorporation as a registered charity in January 2022, Donate A Mask has helped thousands of Canadians stay safe during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and increasing number of wildfires by providing them with high-quality Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), such as N95 respirator masks, and clean air kits (which include HEPA-quality air filters, carbon dioxide monitors, and/or reusable N95 respirator masks). In April 2022, a partnership with the Canadian Red Cross allowed it to also begin providing free COVID-19 rapid tests to Canadians. 

By sending free PPE and clean air kits on request to any Canadian that requests it, Donate A Mask removes barriers for vulnerable Canadians and supports equitable access to products that promote health and safety during the ongoing pandemic. 

The PPE Request Program and the Clean Air Program are funded and supported through proceeds from the Donate A Mask charity fundraising eCommerce store launched in April 2022 (https://buymask.ca), donations of PPE from private and public businesses, cash donations from the public, and grant funding. The eCommerce store is also the exclusive Canadian retailer to purchase innovative international brands such as SIP Mask and ReadiMask.

Content and Communications Specialist

Are you able to explain why COVID-19 is still a big problem in a concise, relatable manner using data and studies from healthcare professionals, aerosol engineers, and public policy professionals? As the Content and Communications Specialist, you are up-to-date with the latest digital technologies and social media trends. You have excellent communication skills and can express our organization’s views creatively and professionally, in close partnership with our Education and Marketing Team to promote practices, products, and studies which promote health and safety during this ongoing pandemic.



  • Ability to communicate within 48 business hours through Slack, particularly if your availability to meet deadlines has changed
  • Interest in and updated on developments related to clean air and/or the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic
  • Passion for sharing relevant content to social media
  • Strong writing and editing skills in English (bilingualism is an asset)
  • Ability to work independently and cooperatively with other volunteers
  • Professionalism and sound judgement
  • Desire to learn

Key Responsibilities

  • Curate and reshare information and resources to prevent the transmission of respiratory illnesses such as COVID-19, and/or long COVID on the website or social media accounts in easily digestible formats while maintaining the citations science-based sources
  • Create compelling written copy for engaging social media content 
  • Ensure there is alignment between content on social media and the website and make updates accordingly
  • Monitor and moderate Donate A Mask social media content across a variety of platforms, including engaging with audiences through timely, professional, and warm responses to comments
  • Coordinate and maintain relationships/networks of industry professionals or influencers on social media
  • Assist in the development and execution of the social media strategy, including a social media calendar 

Knowledge and Skills

  • Some experience managing or being involved in social media and/or website content creation for an organization in Canada, or content marketing-style writing
  • Some experience in updating pages on WordPress
  • Experience and strong knowledge in using, finding, and posting content on social media, particularly X (formerly Twitter), Instagram, LinkedIn, Facebook, Pinterest, TikTok, and YouTube
  • Experience using social media management tools 
  • Experience with Google products
  • Proficiency with photo editing tools and digital media formats / digital media editing tools 
  • Knowledgeable and updated on developments related to clean air and/or the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic


Please note that this form shows all positions, and some may not be available if the volunteer description is not active.