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When

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

Where

2404 Prestwick RdHenrico, VA 23294

Children in a classroom at Circle of Peace School in Makindye, Uganda.

About

Looking to invest your time and talents in a way that makes a lasting impact? By providing your expertise communications to Circle of Peace International (COPI), you can ensure that orphans and low-income students in Africa get the key to a better life: a quality education.

COPI is the outgrowth of one woman’s determination to provide a better life for children in her hometown, Makindye, Uganda. In 1994 Joanita Senoga, a second grade public school teacher, could no longer abide her school’s practice of expelling children for failure to pay school fees. She started a school that provides education to children who want to learn -- irrespective of their ability to pay.

The Newsletter Editor plans, solicits, and edits articles for a quarterly publication. He/she lays out the print and digital versions, oversees printing and handles distribution. The Newsletter Editor serves on the Communications Task Force and reports to the Communications Director. We are looking for a person who can effectively work with authors, has excellent writing and editing skills, is skilled at attractively laying out newsletters in both paper and digital versions, is adept at working with photos for publication, and will manage distribution systems including the use of email lists and complying with Post Office regulations.

Because the organization has no staff, the Newsletter Editor must be a person who can work without much supervision, carry out responsibilities in a timely manner, and interact well with others. An appreciation for the mission, vision and values of Circle of Peace International and Circle of Peace School is a must. Familiarity with the nonprofit sector would be a plus. We seek a person residing in the Richmond, VA area. A one-year commitment is required

If you fit this bill, we would love to hear from you. Just think, if all children in low-income countries could acquire basic reading skills, 171 million people could be lifted out of poverty. What better way to invest your time and talents!

Skills

  • Journalism
  • Copy Writing / Copy Editing

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 30
  • 10/hrs. month
  • See position description
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