Volunteer Journalist

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ORGANIZATION: Idealist.org

Recruiting Organization: It-Sprout

Are you a talented journalist with a passion for storytelling and a desire to make an impact? We’re looking for a Volunteer Journalist to join our team! This is a unique opportunity to gain hands-on experience, build your portfolio, and contribute to a cause you believe in by telling stories that resonate and inspire.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Storytelling: Write engaging articles, features, and profiles that highlight our mission, impact, and the people we serve.
  • Research: Conduct in-depth research to gather information and develop compelling narratives.
  • Interviews: Interview key stakeholders, including beneficiaries, volunteers, and partners, to capture authentic voices and perspectives.
  • Content Creation: Produce high-quality content for our website, newsletters, social media, and press materials.
  • Editorial Collaboration: Work closely with our editorial team to brainstorm ideas and refine your stories.
  • Event Coverage: Attend and cover events, capturing the essence and significance through your writing.

What We Offer:

  • Real-World Experience: Get hands-on experience in journalism and storytelling through diverse projects.
  • Creative Freedom: Enjoy the opportunity to explore different storytelling formats and styles.
  • Portfolio Development: Build a robust portfolio that showcases your journalistic skills and impactful stories.
  • Professional Networking: Connect with professionals in journalism and related fields, expanding your network.
  • Recognition: Receive a letter of recommendation upon successful completion of your volunteer period.
  • Purposeful Work: Use your storytelling skills to support a cause you’re passionate about and see the tangible impact of your work.


  • Journalistic Talent: Strong writing and storytelling skills with a knack for capturing compelling narratives.
  • Research Proficiency: Ability to conduct thorough research and verify facts.
  • Interview Skills: Experience in conducting interviews and extracting meaningful insights.
  • Detail-Oriented: Keen eye for detail and commitment to producing high-quality work.
  • Independent Worker: Self-motivated, proactive, and able to work independently.
  • Passion for Impact: A genuine interest in using your journalistic skills to make a positive difference.

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Fee Amount: None

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About Idealist.org


389 5th Ave, 9th Floor, New York, NY 11109, US

Mission Statement

To bridge the gap between intention and action in order to bring about social impact.


Idealist is a leading online global resource for finding jobs in the nonprofit sector, as well as volunteer opportunities and graduate school programs for social impact.


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