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Earth Hero

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Climate Action Editor (Volunteer)

Are you good at, and do you enjoy writing and editing? Do you have a good understanding of climate change and want to make a difference in the climate crisis? Are you motivated by working with smart and talented individuals who are creating a better world? Can you commit 7 - 10 hours a week, working remotely on your own schedule with our far-flung, diverse team? If so, we would love to chat about your unique talents!

Who We Are

Earth Hero is a global all-volunteer nonprofit organization with users in 153 countries. We exist to make it easy to act on climate change. The climate emergency we currently face requires adequate and immediate action. To rise to the challenge, we help people discover personalized, positive steps to care for our shared planet, improve lives, and build a better future. Check out https://www.earthhero.org to get to know us better and see if our mission and project resonate with you.

We are looking for action-oriented individuals who are excited to address climate change. As a startup, we are looking for people who will help build and scale our impact and at the same time are willing to roll up their sleeves to get stuff done! This is an opportunity to be part of an organization where you can have a direct impact, grow your experience, and have the flexibility to fit the role into your life.

Responsibilities

  • Write and edit new climate/environmental actions to appear in the Earth Hero app. Check out the mobile app to see examples of already written actions.
  • Act as an editor for other team members to help them develop even more interesting, trusted content.
  • Be a leader on the team and help focus efforts on new action development areas.
  • Coordinate with other creators to ensure a top-quality end product that encourages positive real-world action.
  • Identify and help bring to life smarter ways for the team to work together.

Experiences useful in this role

  • 10+ years of relevant experience in online literature research and fact-based content creation or a related field.
  • 10+ years of relevant experience in fact-based writing, and a willingness to use the Oxford comma. :-)
  • An understanding of how to distinguish solid sources from opinion. Scientific literature research experience is a bonus.
  • Competent working across multiple digital project management platforms.
  • Comfortable interpreting scientific studies, technical data, and journals.
  • Ability to take initiative, learn new things, and apply them.
  • Good communication skills, time management, and attention to detail.

Perks

  • Be part of the solution to one of the biggest challenges of our age.
  • Reach tens of thousands of people around the world with your writing.
  • Channel your talents and passion in an interesting environment.
  • Experience and help shape an up-and-coming nonprofit organization.
  • Develop new skills and valuable experience to enhance your professional trajectory.
  • Do amazing work on a flexible, part-time basis.
  • Have fun while you make a difference.

Expectations

You will work remotely and on your own schedule. Roles work best with a minimum commitment of 6 months for 7 - 10 hours a week (or more if you like!). Because our all-volunteer team is spread throughout the world, we rely mostly on a combination of Slack and video calls to communicate.

If you possess a high level of self-motivation, work well independently, have strong collaboration skills, enjoy the opportunity to partner with like-minded individuals, and can commit quality time per week to help achieve team goals, we would love to hear from you.

To Apply

To apply, send your resume/CV or LinkedIn profile and a brief message explaining why you are a good fit for this volunteer position. Please note that there are a limited number of positions available. You can submit through this platform or send a message to apply@earthhero.org

Thanks!

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About Earth Hero

Location:

3537 S. KING DR., Chicago, IL 60653, US

Mission Statement

We believe a billion compassionate activists can restore a healthy Earth where life can thrive, so we are motivated to inspire people and their communities to join the global climate movement. Our nonprofit volunteer team is focused on providing tools and ideas that empower all who want to reduce emissions and care for our shared planet. We help people to effectively respond to the climate emergency while strengthening their resilience and quality of life.

Description

Our 100% volunteer non-profit team is focused on providing tools and ideas that empower those who want to address climate change and care for our shared planet. The free Earth Hero mobile app has users in 153 countries joining together to respond to the climate emergency while strengthening their quality of life. The project was started by volunteers and advanced by volunteers around the world who want to make a difference and have a positive impact. Check out the Earth Hero website and search us in the app store to learn more! (www.earthhero.org)

Environment
International

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Environmental Policy
  • Environmental Education
  • Reading / Writing
  • Copy Writing / Copy Editing

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Are you motivated by working with smart and talented individuals who are creating a better world? Can you commit 7 - 10 hours a week, working remotely on your own schedule with our far-flung, diverse team?

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