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Helping Individuals Go Higher (HIGH) Program at Wayne State University

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We are looking for an accomplished and enthusiastic Writer for our team of volunteers to help develop, write, and publish print and digital communications that increase public awareness of our HIGH Program and encourage action and donations to support the goals of the HIGH Program. The HIGH Writer is an essential team member and will provide the volunteer with opportunities to work in a fast pace business environment and support program that directly helps students succeed in completing their college degree.

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About Helping Individuals Go Higher (HIGH) Program at Wayne State University

Location:

Wayne State University, Beecher House, 5475 Woodward Ave., Detroirt, MI 48202, US

Mission Statement

The HIGH (Helping Individuals Go Higher) Program at Wayne State University works to ensure that no student has to abandon the dream of earning a degree at the university due solely to housing or financial challenges.

Description

The HIGH (Helping Individuals Go Higher) Program assists students in good academic standing and currently registered, who are homeless or in danger of becoming homeless and who have exhaustedal all regular sources of financial or other aid. Students may receive direct assistance for housing, tuition, books and supplies, transportation, in addition to referral to other campus or community resources. The non-profit HIGH Program raises funds from WSU faculty, staff, alumni, and the broader Detroit and Southeast Michigan communities and aims to help 50 students a year.

Volunteers from the university and community provide time and expertise to develop and maintain ongoing programs on social media (Facebook, Twitter, Google+, and Tumbler), planning, scripting, shooting and editing audiovisual materials for marketing, public relations and fundraisimg projects, building and managing electronic databases, helping with ongoing office tasks, and public awareness programs on campus and in Detroit.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Wayne State UniversityBeecher House5475 Woodward Ave.Detroit, MI 48202

(42.36645,-83.07372)
 

SKILLS

  • Copy Writing / Copy Editing
  • Fundraising
  • Public Relations
  • Brand Development & Messaging
  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Orientation or Training
  • 4-6 hours per day for a full college term
  • excellent communications skills, proficiency in Microsoft Office, team work and project management

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