Writing Group Mentor - DiverseCity Writing Series: Authors in Training

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SLCC Community Writing Center

  • 11 people are interested
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Everyone Can Write!

The writing group mentor coordinates and facilitates ongoing group meetings for the SLCC Community Writing Center's (CWC) DiverseCity Writing Series. As a mentor you have the opportunity to create an atmosphere where writers can share their work and receive thoughtful feedback. This helps enable the CWC’s mission of promoting writing and diversity within the community. Volunteer mentors find that their own writing improves as they assist others in their writing.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Track group meetings
  • Provide prompts and constructive feedback to group participants
  • Participate in group with your writing
  • Be inviting to and collaborative with community writers
  • Understand group dynamics while being flexible, nonjudgmental, and creative
  • Assist in yearly group publication

Time Commitment: Authors in Training meets the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of every month from 7-8:30 p.m. at the Salt Lake County Riverton Library. We ask that group mentors commit to a minimum of six months of service.

Group mentors will report to the DiverseCity Writing Series program coordinator.

A qualified mentor will be interested in the writing process, sensitive to diverse populations, patient, dependable, and open-minded.

Orientation and training for this position will be provided by the SLCC Community Writing Center.

Thank you for your interest in strengthening our community of writers with your time and talents!

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WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

12877 S. 1830 W.Riverton, UT 84065

(40.51722,-111.94009)
 

SKILLS

  • Mentoring
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Reading / Writing
  • People Skills
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Orientation or Training
  • About 6 hours a month.
  • 6 month minimum commitment.

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