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IVA Volunteer: Writer Internship

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Foundation for Inspiring Victims of Abuse (IVA)

  • 13 people are interested
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Thank you for expressing interest in volunteering with IVA. We are super excited for you to get join our creative team!

Individuals with creativity and a desire to make change will make excellent contributions to the organization.

Volunteers should have the following:

  • Good written communication skills, including excellent grammar, editing and proofing skills.
  • Excellent research skills.
  • Ability to meet deadlines.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to maintain confidential information required.
  • Computer proficiency required: Word, Google docs


What You'll Work On

  • Volunteers in this committee must produce 2-4 articles between 700 and 1,100 words monthly.
  • Some articles may require interviews with survivors and family members, as well as individual research.
  • Articles submitted will appear on IVA's website and print.

Your Experience and Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in English, communication, creative writing, or related field is preferred.
  • Prior experience in blogging and/or professional writing, knowledge of AP Style writing.
  • Must be able to work independently and meet deadlines with very little supervision.
  • Experience writing SEO friendly content is helpful, but not required.

Why You'll Love Volunteering With Us

  • Enhance your skills while supporting a cause you care about
  • Gain samples of work & references to add to your portfolio
  • Directly impact a community organization
  • Work remotely & create your own schedule
  • Get volunteer recognitions, features on our website and social media.

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About Foundation for Inspiring Victims of Abuse (IVA)

Location:

7676 Hillmont, Houston, TX 77040, US

Mission Statement

To uplift by providing awareness, prevention education, and support to those at-risk of Intimate Partner Violence (IPV)

Description

Foundation for Inspiring Victims of Abuse, IVA is an IRS-approved 501c(3) non-profit organization based in Houston, Texas.
IVA is dedicated to uplifting those experiencing or at risk of domestic abuse, dating violence, and intimate partner violence (IPV).

IVA's mission is to bridge the gap between stigma and support by providing prevention education, counseling, and advocacy, to promote healing, erase stigmatization, and reduce retraumatization.

By collaborating with a trusted network of organizations, licensed therapists, life coaches, and other professionals, IVA empowers women with transformational resources towards a safe, fulfilling, and abuse-free life.

Advocacy & Human Rights
Community
Women

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Reading / Writing
  • Journalism
  • Copy Writing / Copy Editing
  • Social Media / Blogging
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 20
  • 5 (part-time writer) to 10 (full-time writer) hours a week
  • As a volunteer for IVA, we ask that you check in on Slack every 48 hours at a minimum. We also ask that you communicate your availability in terms of hours and other engagements that might affect a steady flow of communication.

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