You're interested in stewarding Novelly into an exciting new phase: scaling and sustainability. You're eager to apply your expertise in nonprofit governance, fundraising, finance, marketing, communications, and/or public relations to champion the idea of a "civic-minded book club for teenagers." As a youth-centered organization, we're looking for youth and adult allies from diverse backgrounds to join our Board of Directors.
Role Type: Volunteer (unpaid)
Eligibility: Currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program related to creative writing
Location: 100% remote
Time Commitment: 3 hours/week for 12 weeks each semester
Dates: August 2022 to May 2023
IMPORTANT TO NOTE: We're also looking for 2 short-term volunteers for 10 weeks for just the Spring 2022 semester.
Creative Writing Coaches are the most important part of the Rising Voices Collective program experience at Novelly. The Rising Voices Collective is a list of the Top 50 diverse teenage writers in North America. As part of their year-long program, these students write, get published, and go on a virtual press tour. Creative Writing Coaches act as personal editors and cheerleaders to these students as they turn their ideas into novellas. Responsibilities include:
(1) Coaching 1 to 3 teenage writers each semester depending on your availability
(2) Editing and adding detailed comments to their weekly writing submissions
(3) Meeting with each writer weekly for 30 minutes
(4) Submitting a brief report on each writer's growth
(5) Attend their final readings for moral support
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