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Storytelling and Communications Volunteer

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Roots of Success
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Berkeley, CA
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Published 1 month ago
Storytelling and Communications Volunteer

Our organization is seeking a volunteer to help us tell the stories of instructors, students, and programs working with the Roots of Success Environmental Literacy and Work Readiness Program, for use on our website, social media, and other materials. Video experience a bonus. This is an unpaid volunteer opportunity but college credit may be earned.

Qualifications

  • Excellent writing skills
  • Excellent interview skills
  • Self-motivated
  • Highly responsible
  • Able to work 10 hours/week

ORGANIZATION

Roots of Success

DESCRIPTION

Roots of Success is an empowering environmental literacy and work readiness program that prepares youth and adults from underserved communities for opportunities in the green economy, and to improve conditions in their communities.

Our mission is to ensure that all people have the knowledge and skills needed to accelerate the transition to a more socially just and environmentally responsible economy and society.

Over 90% of our students are unemployed when they take our classes and over 505 take our classes while incarcerated. Upon completing our course, 85% felt their academic skills were greatly enhanced and 86% report that they are in a better position to secure green jobs.

Since 2010, Roots of Success has:

  • Prepared almost 25,000 youth and adults for dignified, well paid work in the green economy
  • Trained more than 1,700 teachers to foster environmental literacy in prisons, jails, job training and reentry programs, schools and youth programs, and other settings
  • Produced 10 customized versions
  • Supported hundreds of education and workforce programs throughout the United States
  • Roots of Success graduates are working in every sector of the green economy

Media Links

https://www.rootsofsuccess.org/

https://twitter.com/RootsofSuccess

https://www.facebook.com/rootsofsuccess

Our organization is seeking a volunteer to help us tell the stories of instructors, students, and programs working with the Roots of Success Environmental Literacy and Work Readiness Program, for use on our website, social media, and other…

Details at a Glance

  • Schedule
    Weekdays
  • Time Commitment
    A few hours
  • Recurrence
    One time only
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in United States
Associated Location

virtual

Berkeley, CA, USA

Apply to This Volunteer Opportunity

Instructions:

To apply, send a resume, writing sample, and a few sentences about yourself to raquel@rootsofsuccess.org.

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