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Editor

Tuesday, December 31st, 2019 to Tuesday, March 31st, 2020 (PT)

About

Supervisor(s)-
Hiring ManagerStefan Peierls
PaidNo
TimeframeSummer
CreditNo
Age Limit18 and up
Description
Editor Position Description

Summary: Editors offer support to students by reviewing and offering edits and revisions to their blog posts which they can later develop into a CRLE or use to complete PPS graduation requirements, specifically the 0.5 Credit Elective

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Requirement Details
Editors must:
- Pass a background check through Verified Volunteers
- Meet with Volunteer Coordinator to become oriented with the position & organization
- Be familiar with CRLE & other PPS graduation requirements (information available online; will be provided at Volunteer Orientation)
- Practice proper grammar in writing
- Never leave a student alone with an adult. Maintain a ratio of one adult to no less than two students
Perks- Build relationships with students
- Help students to graduate
- Hone your editing skills
- Improve student writing abilities by offering helpful feedback. Greater understanding of grammar and what constitutes good writing may translate to improved academic performance or higher confidence in taking on the writing involved in job searching (CV, cover letter, etc)
CausesChildren & Youth Civic Engagement College Readiness Education Employment Literacy
SkillsCommunications Copywriting Job Readiness Learning/Education Mentoring Teaching Tutoring Writing

Location: 5106 SE Powell Blvd, Portland, OR 97206