Blog & Article Writers/Wizards


Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

About

Project LETS (www.LetsEraseTheStigma.com) is a non-profit organization working on a local and national level to support and ensure the civil rights of mentally ill folks (or folks whose experiences are often classified as mental illness) through peer-led communities, advocacy efforts, and political change.


Main roles include:

  • Conducting research on specific topics related to: mental health/illness, trauma, neurodiversity, ableism, marginalization/oppression, identity, etc. to support blog & article writing

  • Analyzing other journalism & blog outlets [specifically writing on mental illness] for popular content, topics, and titles

  • Drawing from your own lived experience and narrative to write blogs and articles

  • Interviewing other folks with lived experience & sharing their narratives on our blog

  • Writing various types of articles on a wide range of topics for our blog [essays, bullet lists, photo

    essays, etc.]

  • Expanding the overall reach of our blog and writing


Main responsibilities include:

  • Reporting to the Executive Director on a weekly basis [check in’s]

  • Writing 2 blog posts/articles per month

  • Submitting 1 blog post/article per month to another journalism source

  • Maintaining and adjusting deadlines appropriately

  • Maintaining work accountability (Google Drive, Trello, GCal)

  • Collaboratively determining strategy and priorities to focus on


Skills & Assets:
  • A passion and strong understanding of the mental health landscape and our organization’s

    mission and vision

  • Rockin’ writing and editing skills, as well as the ability to adopt the style, tone, and voice of our organization’s various types of content.

  • Awesome organizational skills to work independently (motivated self-starter!) and manage projects with many moving parts (& managing your own schedule)

  • Cultural and structural competence; experience working with directly-affected and marginalized populations

  • Comfort speaking to and engaging with others [via phone, email, in-person, etc.]

  • Comfort working from laptop and not necessarily in an office-space together!

  • Radically minded, anti-oppression based framework for approaching mental illness


Questions? info@letserasethestigma.com

Skills

  • Mental Health
  • Social Media / Blogging
  • Counseling / Mental Health
  • Crisis Counseling
  • Crisis Intervention

Good Match For

Teens

Requirements & Commitment

N/A

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