The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.
Part-time bloggers are responsible for producing at least two blogs a month, upon assignment. Bloggers need to commit to at least one year on the blog team. In addition, all blog writers must be available for weekly team reviews of blogs and quarterly reviews of blog topics. All volunteers must be involved, engaged, and committed to volunteer at least 3-5/hr per week. Bloggers must respond to messages and inquiries in a timely manner.
Blog writers are also responsible for promoting blogs on all social media channels, linkedin, tumblr, and major blog sites.
Blog writers have the opportunity to have their work exposed to 50,000 + followers from our website and social media pages.
Contribute a minimum of 2 blogs a month
Create 500-1,000 word blogs on topics related to domestic violence upon assignment
Create and generate blog topics to write on. Choose subject matter that interests readers
Conduct research to obtain factual information and authentic detail
Write content for the blog
Conduct interviews for blogs
Perform other duties as assigned
Check Slack at least once a day
Prior experience in blog and/or professional writing
Bachelor's degree in journalism, English, communications, creative writing, etc. highly preferred
Possess engaging "conversational" writing skills with a professional posture
The successful candidate must be computer and Internet savvy