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Humane Society of Loudoun County

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Join our team to help us save more lives! The Humane Society of Loudoun County (HSLC) is seeking two volunteer writers for our blog to cultivate, create, and distribute content that will both engage our internal constituents (volunteers and donors) and provide meaningful content and outreach for the general public. Your blogs will also be included in our email newsletter which are published every other month. Blog topics can be suggested and are usually no more than 400-500 words. The volunteers will also write creative and engaging animal profiles for the HSLC website and social media. Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Create content
  • Conduct online research
  • Conduct interviews
  • Edit / distill content
  • Publish blog articles
  • Write and publish animal profiles

Benefits of volunteering in this role include:

  • Essential impact in saving more animals
  • Invitation to volunteer appreciation events
  • Experience blogging for a nonprofit
  • Opportunity to be highlighted in HSLC's Paw Prints Newsletter

Requirements:

  • HSLC Orientation or Training
  • Time commitment is approximately 10 hours a month
  • Commitment to volunteer for the next six months
  • Responsive and reliable
  • Computer and mobile phone access
  • Experience writing, editing, and publishing engaging content
  • Outstanding grammar and style
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Once given direction, ability to take initiative, work independently, and achieve successful results
  • WordPress experience is a plus but not required
  • Passionate for animal welfare

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About Humane Society of Loudoun County

Location:

P.O. Box 777, Leesburg, VA 20178, US

Mission Statement

The Humane Society of Loudoun County is a foster-based volunteer organization that partners with the community to save more animals and achieve a No Kill Community

Description

The Humane Society of Loudoun County (HSLC) is a non profit 501(3)c animal welfare organization founded in 1966. Our mission is to partner with our community to work towards a time when all animals have loving homes. We do not have a physical shelter or location.

Based in Loudoun County Virginia, our programs and services include Rescue (Intake), Foster, Adoption, Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) / Community Cats, Barn-Working Cats, Pet Pantry, Low Cost Spay / Neuter, Financial Assistance, Media & Public Relations, Youth Education & Programs, Humane Education, Paw Prints Newsletter, General Helpline & Email, Fundraising, Volunteer Management, Social Events, Fundraising Events, and Community Outreach.

In 2020, we supported 273 adoptions, helped 310 community cats, moved 28 working cats, supported 927 spay/neuter surgeries, and delivered 24,000 pounds of Pet Pantry food to Loudoun Hunger Relief. We are looking to surpass these numbers in 2021 through the help of our incredible volunteers.

Advocacy & Human Rights
Animals
Community

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Loudoun County VALeesburg, VA 20175

(39.0883,-77.5748)
 

SKILLS

  • Interactive/Social Media/SEO
  • Research
  • Social Media / Blogging
  • Community Outreach
  • Critical Thinking
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • Approximately 10 hours a month

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