Newsletter Editor



Time Commitment

A few hours per month


Los Angeles
United States


Hello! Our Backyard Homes is a start-up nonprofit designed to help solve the housing crisis in Los Angeles. We're looking for a volunteer to help us draft a business plan to create and administer our monthly newsletter.

A little background on us: The centerpiece of our organization is our patented portable tiny house and a program to house homeless college students on backyards of folks in the city. To raise awareness for our solutions, we're spearheading an unusual but eye-catching project, which we call the Tiny (Toilet) Home Project, building a tiny house out of a wheelchair-accessible porta potty shell (recently seen on Upworthy). The porta-home is a prototype for future such units, helping publicize urban tiny living as a solution for those hardest hit by the city's housing crisis. (More:

We're looking to improve our communication and outreach with our growing network. A monthly e-newsletter would help us do that. You'd be creating a template and working with our team on putting together monthly newsletters. Lots of room for creativity here! Are you the person with the skills to help?

Volunteers have experience or interest in building experience in newsletter creation, design and writing, and customer outreach and communication. Please share a passion for affordable housing, poverty, human rights, urban planning, local issues and/or tiny living. And please be willing to commit longer term! Thank you for considering and please click "APPLY" for info!




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How To Apply

Please email resume and letter of interest to Matt at