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Volunteer Storyteller

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Volunteer Storyteller

Volunteer Storyteller

Supervisor: Communications Coordinator


Responsibilities:

We are looking for experienced storytellers skilled in interviewing, researching, collecting quotes, and writing compelling content. Telling stories about our work is the foundation of our fundraising and friend-raising strategies. This position will allow you to get a behind-the-scenes view of our homeownership and construction departments, while interviewing current and future homeowners, home repair participants, volunteers, staff and various members of our community. Your stories will be featured on our blog and social media. This volunteer position will be working directly with the Communications Coordinator on an on-call basis.


Required:

-Exceptional writing skills and a firm grasp of the English language, spelling, and punctuation

-Excellent oral communication skills and experience with interviewing

-Comfortable working with people of all backgrounds and languages. Interpreter and translation support is provided when needed

-Curiosity and enthusiasm for storytelling

-Basic photography skills - able to take photos to accompany blog posts

-Experience with Microsoft Word

-Self-starter, motivated, and creative

-Ability to meet deadlines

-Passion for the Habitat for Humanity mission


Position Details

Length of commitment: Ongoing. We request a 3-month minimum commitment.

Estimated total hours: This is not a time-intensive position. We can work with your schedule to determine the number of hours. Our editorial calendar is determined one month in advance.

Schedule: Flexible, with an emphasis on daytime availability. May need to meet with families in the evening hours.

Location: Work on the scene at build sites, family homes, or events. Write at your home. Meet occasionally at our office for meetings.

 

To apply, please submit your resume and two writing samples to volunteer@habitatportlandregion.org with "Volunteer Storyteller" in the subject line.

Volunteer Storyteller

Supervisor: Communications Coordinator


Responsibilities:

We are looking for experienced storytellers skilled in interviewing, researching, collecting quotes, and writing compelling content. Telling stories…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
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    A few hours per month
  • Recurrence
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    Recurring

Location

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On-site
1478 NE Killingsworth St, Portland, OR 97211, United States
Directions

The volunteer may be required to visit different sites around the Portland area.

How to Apply

Please include two writing samples

Please include two writing samples

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