Architecture for Humanity- Volunteer Writer in San Francisco

Posted on June 15, 2010

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Daily Job Finder’s objective is to be a resource for young people, students, and recent graduates. With that being said, we only really like to highlight volunteer opportunities (or Voluntunities, if you will) when the position is unique and exciting. Today’s position falls into that category: it’s with Architecture for Humanity as a volunteer writer.

Architecture for Humanity is a non-profit organization that leverages a vast network of design professionals to come up with tangible solutions for communities across the globe. Many of their projects are in areas that have been devastated by a crisis: most notably, they have been involved with the post-Katrina reconstruction efforts in New Orleans and the earthquake reconstruction in Haiti.

For the position, they’re seeking someone with a background in writing/journalism, with the ability to work 3-5 days per week. Candidates should possess: good research and interview skills, enthusiastic approach, in addition to technical writing and storytelling abilities. They’re looking for someone with an interest in humanitarian design who can make a commitment of at least 3 months.

This is a excellent chance to further refine your writing craft while working for an organization that strives to make an impact. It’s unclear whether or not they might offer class credits or a stipend.

Those with a penchant for the typed the word should send their CV, cover letter, and a sample of their writing to: volunteer@architectureforhumanity.org. The subject of the email needs to be DLYGAD and it should be sent to the attention of Satu Jackson.

Happy cover letter writing!

The links:

http://architectureforhumanity.org/get_involved/volunteer

http://architectureforhumanity.org/

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Architecture_for_Humanity

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