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Position # 2822
OrganizationTogether Against Poverty Society
Position Writer - Taproot newsletter
Impact Statement The purposes of the Society are to provide services in BC’s Capital Regional District:
a.To better the lifestyle and living conditions of people living in poverty through legal advocacy, and public legal education and public awareness;
b.To make the general public aware of the problems of people living in poverty and of ways in which the general public can assist in solving them;
c.To work in cooperation with other community groups and social service providers in improving the lives of people living in poverty; and
d.To provide training for people living in poverty as well as the community groups and organizations that assist them to enable them to advocate for themselves or for their members.
Description We are looking for a person with lived experience in poverty who would be interested in writing for our newsletter. The person could write anything from fiction to poetry to first-person accounts to opinion pieces, depending the their interest.
The newsletter comes out every two months. The volunteer could contribute work regularly or occasionally.
Training Details The person would meet with the editor to determine the topic of the article. The editor would support the volunteer through the editing process.
Working Conditions Work done off-site.
Minimum Duration 3 months or less
Timing Anytime
Time Detail The newsletter comes out once every two months. Person would be working outside the office and so could set their own hours.
Age 1+
Ideal for An Individual
Transportation On a bus route
Accessibility Wheelchair accessible entrance, Wheelchair accessible washroom, Accessible work space
Area(s) of Interest Communication/Public Relations, Housing, Food Security
Skill(s) Written Communication, Sensitivity, Creating
How to Apply
Application Link:
Website http://www.tapsbc.ca
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Contact Heidi
Phone 250-361-3521
Address 828 View Street Victoria, V8W 1H2
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