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Position: Volunteer Writers
Organization: The Starfish Canada
Location: anywhere in Canada

Our online journal provides a platform for budding writers to craft evidence-based articles and stories for our national audience of environmentalists and outdoor enthusiasts. We’re always on the lookout for writers who can pitch thought-provoking stories, and want to build up their writing portfolio.

We will provide a writing manual and online training will be given to all new writers to assist in the creative process.

Tasks may include:

  • Creating articles for our online site on a regular basis (timelines vary, but once every 2 months at minimum is preferred.
  • Working as part of a writer-editor team, where the writer drafts articles with coaching and mentorship from the editor.
  • Engaging with our Slack writer and editor community, you can share your passion, sustainability projects or provoking topics with over 100 like-minded youths!

What are the benefits volunteering with us:

  • Meet a group of youths that are interested in sustainability
  • Mentorship opportunities from our editorial team and learn different blog writing and marketing skills
  • Explore different internship opportunities with us or other environmental-focused organizations


  • Passionated in sustainability and environmental protection
  • Able to commit a minimum of 1-2 hours per month
  • Demonstrated writing experiences

To Apply: See our website HERE

Please indicate you saw this posting at GoodWork.

Next Steps:

After submitting your application, our Editorial Program Manager will schedule a quick call with you to learn more about your qualifications and expectations. Upon being selected as a writer, you will receive access to our onboarding materials and asked to attend our onboarding session on either January 25, 2022, 3:00pm - 3:30pm or January 28, 2022, 12:00pm - 12:30pm (PST timezone).

Application deadline: January 23, 2022

All correspondence is conducted online and this is a remote volunteer position.


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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Nov 30 2021    ID: 62028