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
5111 Santa Fe St. Suite 219, SAN DIEGO, CA 92109, US
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.
July 28, 2020
Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
Brand Development & Messaging
Graphic Design / Print
Copy Writing / Copy Editing
Orientation or Training
Must attend a Words Alive Virtual Volunteer Orientation