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ORGANIZATION: Real Change Homeless Empowerment Project

Real Change

  • Title: Real Change Calendar Writer
  • Location: Remote; this position has no in-office requirements
  • Position Description: Contribute to the cultural life of Seattle while being a published author every single week, by becoming the Calendar Writer of Real Change! As Seattle's progressive community newspaper, we publish a calendar in every weekly issue of Real Change that features a diverse selection of events with broad appeal.
  • Responsibilities: Search for unique, exciting public events that will appeal to our broad readers and compile them into a weekly calendar that will be featured in the Real Change newspaper every week. You will be responsible for selecting roughly 4-5 events to feature and writing brief descriptions and details for each event.
  • Time Commitment: Beginning ASAP with a minimum 6-month commitment. This position requires approximately 4 or less hours per week. As you get used to the position and weekly happenings in Seattle, the time commitment may reduce.
  • Skills and Qualifications:
    • A strong passion for social, racial, and economic justice
    • Excellent writing skills
    • Adherence to strict weekly deadlines (calendar submission are due every Friday)
    • Outgoing, organized, and detail-oriented
    • Supportive of Real Change's editorial priorities
    • Comfortable searching for events on the internet and in other venues
    • Opinionated (since you will be deciding which events to feature each week)

About Real Change: Founded in 1994, the Real Change Homeless Empowerment Project is an award-winning nonprofit newspaper that provides immediate employment opportunities to homeless and low-income people throughout the Pacific Northwest. Highly regarded as the leading street newspaper in North America, Real Change provides a low-barrier employment opportunity to an average of 250 homeless and low-income individuals each month while challenging the structures that create poverty. We envision a just, caring and inclusive community, where people are no longer marginalized by racism and classism and have the means to live with dignity. To read more about the Real Change Vendors who earn income by selling the street newspaper, please read profiles published at https://www.realchangenews.org/vendor-profiles.

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About Real Change Homeless Empowerment Project

Location:

219 1st Ave S., Suite 220, Seattle, WA 98104, US

Mission Statement

Real Change exists to provide opportunity and a voice for low-income and homeless people while taking action for economic, social and racial justice.

Description

Founded in 1994, the Real Change Homeless Empowerment Project is an award-winning nonprofit newspaper that provides immediate employment opportunity to homeless and low-income people throughout the Pacific Northwest. Highly regarded as the leading street newspaper in North America, Real Change provides a low-barrier employment opportunity to an average of 250 homeless and low-income individuals each month while challenging the structures that create poverty. We envision a just, caring and inclusive community, where people are no longer marginalized by racism and classism and have the means to live with dignity. To read more about the Real Change Vendors who earn income by selling the street newspaper, please read profiles published at https://www.realchangenews.org/vendor-profiles

CAUSE AREAS

Homeless & Housing
Media & Broadcasting
Politics
Homeless & Housing, Media & Broadcasting, Politics

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

219 1st Ave S.Suite 220Seattle, WA 98104

(47.60022,-122.33456)
 

SKILLS

  • Journalism
  • Internet Research
  • Organization
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Technical Writing
  • Social Media / Blogging

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 17
  • - 4 or less hours per week. Work hours are flexible, and may be done off-site in the evenings and on weekends.  - Minimum 6-month commitment

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