Talkabout - Newsletter Contributor

ID: 153808
  • Community Services
  • Regular - more than 6 months
  • Accessible
  • Innisfail QLD

About this opportunity

Duties Include -

  • Arrange interviews with local identities, research items of interest about the local area, as well as, recipes, puzzles etc.
  • Ensure all material is free of copyright.
  • Write a story/article then present the draft to CSCI Reception to proofread and edit.
  • Assist Reception where needed to edit and prepare articles in Publisher format ready for publication
  • Receive material from other contributors and assist them to prepare and edit their article where necessary.
  • Work with Reception, Production and Delivery volunteers to ensure the issue comes out on the intended date.

Good for

  • Centrelink Volunteers
  • Online & Remote Volunteers
  • People Learning English
  • Skilled Volunteers
  • Travelling Volunteers
  • Wheelchair Access

Additional requirements

  • Working with Children Check*

Skills required -

  • High level of literacy
  • Good computing skills
  • Ability to work in Word, Publisher and on Facebook
  • Ability to communicate confidently, appropriately and effectively in person and by phone.
  • Ability to negotiate appointments and supply drafts for approval to contributors.
  • To possess an understanding of the implications and restrictions of copyright
  • Yellow Card

* May be arranged by the organisation. Details will be provided after you express your interest.

Time required


Interested in
  • Writing & Editing

Orientation , On the job training