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Volunteer Magazine Co-Editor

Volunteer Magazine Co-Editor

  • Location:

    Wandsworth

  • Sector:

    Volunteer

  • Contract type:

    Temporary / Interim

  • Salary:

    Reasonable travel expenses reimbursed

  • Contact:

    Volunteers Team

  • Contact email:

    volunteers@tpp.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    02071986130

  • Salary high:

    0

  • Salary low:

    0

  • Job ref:

    LF814

  • Published:

    over 2 years ago

  • Expiry date:

    2016-11-12

 

ABOUT US
Word Up!-News is an online magazine run by members of the Wandsworth, Learning Difficulties Network. The magazine empowers its writers and contributors with learning difficulties to speak up in a meaningful and constructive way about the issues important to them. It is the first magazine of its kind in the UK and has a readership of over 5000 people in Wandsworth, Greater London and beyond.

Take a look at our website: www.wordupnews.co.uk

For the last year, production has slowed down and the writing team has become less active. We would love to reinvigorate this project and we’re looking for a motivated, energetic, creative, friendly person to support this.

Role Description

Main aim:
To support the production and outreach of Word Up!-News Online Magazine.

Salary:
The position is unpaid. Travel and administrative expenses will be reimbursed.

Hours:
8 Hours a week. (Must be available to work either Mondays or Tuesdays)

Duration:
Ongoing. Must be available to commit for 6 months minimum.

Accountable to: Wandsworth Care Alliance, Learning Disability Project Manager.

Main Duties:

  • Support people with learning disabilities in Wandsworth to produce an online magazine which meets the aims of Word Up!-News Magazine.
  • Plan a magazine launch party. (With support from magazine contributors and WCA LD-Project Manager)
  • Take an active role in fundraising, seek out and apply for funding
  • Work with the WCA-LD-Project Manager to create a three year sustainability plan
  • Contribute to the overall sustainability of the project
  • Manage the Word Up!-News social media accounts
  • General website maintenance
  • Build the profile of the magazine in the local community
  • General administration including, typing up and uploading articles and other information submitted to us by people with learning difficulties
  • Creating easy read articles

Please note that this is an unpaid position. We are looking for a volunteer who is available for one day per week; although this position is unpaid we offer excellent references upon the successful completion of your assignment.

Please visit the WCA website on the following link: http://wca.btck.co.uk

If you are interested in this position please email your CV and cover letter to admin@wandcareall.org.uk, or call Candy Worf on 020 8516 7764 – I currently work Monday’s, Tuesdays and a flexible half day.

We look forward to hearing from you!