Journalist/ Writer/ Reporter

Published

08/14/2018

Start Date

08/27/2018

End Date

12/14/2018

Times of day

Weekday Afternoons

Time Commitment

A few hours per week

Duration

Short-Term (few weeks/months)

Address

Washington
DC
United States

Description

About us

Hola Cultura is a DC based, non-profit bilingual and bicultural organization that uses the arts and humanities as a means to inform, educate and promote civic engagement within the Latino community in Washington, DC. It is our core belief that the strategic development of strong cultural capital within the Latino community is crucial to our overall well-being and economic development of our communities. Become part of a growing organization that is filling a key need in the Latino community!


Your role


As an Editorial volunteer, you will fulfill your passion for the arts and proven storytelling, research and fact-checking. Hola Cultura’s Editorial volunteers attend local Latino events and performances and write articles, interviews with the artists, and reviews of art, music, theater, and new books by Hispanic writers. By becoming an Editorial volunteer with Hola Cultura, you will participate in a wide array of events, chronicle DC’s Latino lifestyle with as much flare as the culture makers themselves, and share with the cyber-World your experience and thoughts. You will work hand in hand with a professional team in developing content to post on Hola Cultura’s website, the platform that connects the DC art and humanities scene with the World.

Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree or enrolled towards a college or graduate degree in journalism, languages, creative writing, or other relevant field
  • Ability to work flexible hours
  • Ability to prioritize projects with minimum supervision
  • Technology oriented
  • Effective communication skills in English
  • Bilingual English/Spanish communication skills--a plus
  • Ability to remain objective and engage with people of all viewpoints

Duties and responsibilities

  • Work closely with Hola Cultura’s editorial staff to develop story ideas and produce original work for weekly and monthly deadlines;
  • Produce articles, videos or other original online content for www.holacultura.com;
  • Work independently with guidance, editing and mentorship from Hola Cultura’s editors;
  • Take part in TamalFest DC’s media team, producing interviews and other media about the festival and the TamalFest chefs;
  • Assist with social media and website updates to gain followers and to promote events and campaigns;
  • Other duties, as needed.

Salary: This is an unpaid volunteer position

Duration: This volunteer position if for the FALL semester (from September to December)

Number of vacancies: 1

Location: This volunteer position is located in the Washington, DC metro area

Remote

Ok

Benefits

  • International Volunteers

How To Apply

holacultura.volunteers@gmail.com

Please send your resume and writing sample in PDF format.


Share:

Share: