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Newsletter Reporter/Writer

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  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 13 people are interested

Newsletter writers write articles on topics related to community issues or events and/or AWOFINC activities. Topics may be suggested by The Written Word staff and board members, advisory committee or by volunteers. The Written Word’s newsletter is published quarterly typically toward the end of the quarter. The newsletter is mailed or emailed to some 1,000 homes and businesses in the area. The Written Word is also posted on AWOFINC’s website; www.awofinc.org All articles written by volunteers are submitted to The Written Word’s Communications Manager and Executive Director for review. The Written Word staff members are also available to help generate ideas or provide data if necessary. The amount of time spent on an article varies by the length of the article and by the volunteer’s work preferences. Deadlines must be strictly observed. All The Written Word volunteers are invited to AWOFINC’s Annual Events, receive the The Written Word’s newsletter and receive credit in AWOFINC’s Annual Report. Articles are also published in the on-line versions of the Trib Local (Chicago Tribune) and Evanston Patch (Pioneer Press)

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Human Resources, Chicago, IL 60628, US

Mission Statement

The mission of AWOFINC is Building Leadership and Community Knowledge.


AWOFINC is a community initiative that is designed to meet the needs of families who do not have the resources that are to attain the supplemental educational services that are needed to enhance the possibility of success for their children. For over two decades AWOFINC has addressed the critical educational, financial, and social needs of the families in Illinois.

Education & Literacy
Media & Broadcasting


We'll work with your schedule.


This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.


  • Journalism


  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group


  • Must be at least 17
  • Orientation or Training
  • Time Commitment Varies
  • Should know simple creative and expository writing

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