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Newsletter Writer Needed

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Words Alive

  • 24 people are interested

Words Alive is seeking energetic, responsible volunteers who love writing to support communication efforts! Words Alive sends roughly one newsletter per week and could use volunteer help to draft content, make graphics, and edit newsletter copy. High-quality newsletters are essential in terms of keeping our supporters informed about the work we’re doing during the COVID-19 pandemic and expanding our reaching, allowing us to connect even more children, teens, and families to the power of reading.

Volunteer Duties and Responsibilities

  • Write newsletter copy on a weekly basis
  • As needed, and as skills allow:
    • Make graphics to be included in the newsletter
    • Brainstorm newsletter strategy
    • Edit newsletter copy
  • Other projects and duties as assigned

Volunteer Requirements & Qualifications

  • Has to provide their own computer and have access to the internet
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite, Google Drive & Zoom
  • Self-directed and able to work without supervision
  • Must attend a Words Alive Orientation
  • Energetic and eager to tackle new projects and ideas

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About Words Alive


5111 Santa Fe St. Suite 219, SAN DIEGO, CA 92109, US

Mission Statement

The mission of Words Alive is to open opportunities for life success by inspiring a commitment to reading.


What Do Our Volunteers Say About Words Alive?
"Of all the places I have volunteered over the years, I have never felt as valued as with Words! [Words Alive] is so inventive in coming up with opportunities for all ages to intersect with reading and the impact it can have on their lives. I'm always delighted with the many programs that have been created and am so happy to be part of Words Alive!" - Words Alive Read Aloud/Adolescent Book Group/Outreach Volunteer

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy


We'll work with your schedule.


This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.


  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • Brand Development & Messaging
  • Graphic Design / Print
  • Journalism
  • Copy Writing / Copy Editing




  • Orientation or Training
  • 3-4 hours/week
  • Must attend a Words Alive Virtual Volunteer Orientation

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