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Volunteer Book Designer

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Behind the Book | New York, NY
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Behind the Book


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Published 1 month ago

Recurring
October 4, 2019
April 30, 2020
A few hours per week

Behind the Book, a non-profit literacy organization serving high-needs New York City public schools, seeks VOLUNTEERS to design books written and illustrated by our Pre-K-12th-grade students. Through our rich, innovative programs, students work with professional authors and illustrators to create their own writing and artwork, which is published in small runs by professional houses.

Proficiency in InDesign is required. Depending on length, each book takes from 18 to 30 hours to put together over the course of four weeks. Working under the guidance of our art director, you can commit on a project-to-project basis, and will work from home.

This is an ideal opportunity for designers with an eye for color and layout, skill with the required software, and a passion for education and literacy. Projects also help you build a portfolio of professional work. View examples of previously published student books at http://www.behindthebook.org/programs/gallery-of-student-work/.

To be considered, please send a link to a portfolio or examples of your work, along with a cover letter describing your interest, to info@behindthebook.org. Please use "Volunteer Book Designer" as your subject line.

Behind the Book, a non-profit literacy organization serving high-needs New York City public schools, seeks VOLUNTEERS to design books written and illustrated by our Pre-K-12th-grade students. Through our rich, innovative programs…

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How to Apply

Please send a link to a portfolio or examples of your work, along with a cover letter describing your interest, to info@behindthebook.org. Use "Volunteer Book Designer" as your subject line.

Please send a link to a portfolio or examples of your work, along with a cover letter describing your interest, to info@behindthebook.org. Use "Volunteer Book Designer" as your subject…

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New York, NY

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