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WE ARE FROM THE EARTH

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☆Every person is the root for We Are From The Earth to allow people to foster the compassion they have from within!☆

We Are From The Earth (WAFTE) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization whose mission is to encourage people to cultivate their compassion and live a socially conscious lifestyle that leads to their happiness and world peace.

Visit our website for more information regarding our mission and values: https://www.wafte.org/

Position: Journalist

Purpose:
Contribute to the publication of timely and accurate news related to our organization and events worldwide that connect to WAFTE's mission and values.

Location: This is a virtual volunteer opportunity so that you can work from home while communicating with us through phone/video conferences and emails.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct research to uncover interesting and significant news
  • Gather, corroborate and interpret data
  • Interview key persons (witnesses, sources, etc.) to obtain more information
  • Use findings to construct a well-written article
  • Obtain first-hand information, if possible, by being present in happenings
  • Investigate news leads/tips
  • Comply with the moral code of the profession
  • Maintain notes and audio recordings
  • Partner with other journalists, editors, producers, etc.
  • Establish contacts and sources for use in future research
  • Keep abreast of developments by studying papers, attending events, etc.

Time Commitment: However much time is required to generate two informative news articles per week.

Qualifications:

  • Ability to follow strict deadlines and fact-check information
  • Current knowledge of relevant headlines
  • Computer proficiency (MS Office, digital editing, web search, databases)
  • Excellent communication and networking skills along with an aptitude in extracting information
  • Good observation and deduction skills
  • Integrity and morality
  • Proven working experience as a journalist or reporter is a definite plus, but not required
  • Portfolio of published articles or newscasts is also a definite plus, but not required

Support: Guidance and reporting platforms provided by the WAFTE management team.

Benefits:

Practical real world experience for budding journalists!

☆ Meet great people with the same passion as you and establish a loving friendship with them

☆ Learn more about humanistic and sustainable living and how you can make a difference in saving planet Earth

Everyone is welcome at We Are From The Earth!

Let us empower each other through compassion and bring world peace to everyone!

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About WE ARE FROM THE EARTH

Location:

6900 LA PRESA DR, SAN GABRIEL, CA 91775, US

Mission Statement

To help people cultivate their absolute happiness by empowering them to choose a humanistic and sustainable living. To realize world peace through each individual’s inner transformation (human revolution). To realize this mission 1. We instill people with the humanistic philosophy of respecting the dignity of all lives. ☆All lives are equal and all lives inherit unlimited compassion, courage, and wisdom. ☆The interconnectivity of our lives, other lives, and the environment. 2. We raise social awareness such as peace, human rights, and sustainability along with SDGs ( Sustainable Development Goals ). 3. We provide practical solutions for people to make a positive global change in their daily lives and inspire people to use their creativity to create unique solutions. We host monthly creative events which incorporate these principles together with live music, arts, education and social gathering from October in 2018 in Los Angeles.

Description

We are from the Earth" (WAFTE) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization which instills humanistic philosophy in people and raises social awareness of peace, human rights and sustainability through music, education and social gathering. We organize creative events that empower each individual to take actions for positive global change.

We also promote the United Nations' SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals) which is a universal call set by the United Nations in 2015 to realize sustainable world toward 2030.

The name "We are from the Earth" (WAFTE) was named with hope to inspire people to think we are one human race born on this planet earth transcending all different nationalities and ethnicities.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Journalism
  • Copy Writing / Copy Editing
  • Content Management Systems
  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • Brand Development & Messaging
  • Public Relations

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Flexible based on your suitable schedule to meet agreed upon deadlines

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