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Opportunity: Article Writer

Good News Shared, a not-for-profit online platform featuring positive news stories is looking for writers to contribute articles about the wonderful things people and organisations are getting up to during this challenging time.

The voluntary role will involve contacting local charities and social enterprises to let them know about Good News Shared, and to create interesting content from the information they provide.

Volunteers are required to spend a minimum of 4 hours a week on researching and writing content, and to commit to a minimum of 2 months.

This is a flexible, home-based opportunity, so you will be able to work the hours you want. You will need to have excellent writing skills, be self-motivated, creative, curious, and have good communication skills. This is a fantastic opportunity for anyone interested in pursuing a career in journalism, creative writing, marketing, or within the voluntary sector. The role’s aim is to research and write articles about the positive contributions organisations are making to society.

Opportunity: Ramblers London Press and Radio volunteer

London has a host of media, both local and London-wide, including Time Out and The Standard, BBC Radio London, Capital and local radio stations. Ramblers and walking are not widely featured in any of this media at the moment.

The purpose of this volunteer role is to try and place walking and Ramblers content in some of these publications/ on some of these programmes - be it news items about walking festivals such as the Ramblers’ annual Festival of Winter Walks, people-focused stories about the benefits of walking to health / mental health, pieces about the great places to walk London has to offer, or engaging in the debate around improving the lot of pedestrians through the letters’ pages.

Other Ramblers volunteers will be on hand to support you with news, expertise and ideas from the 25 groups across London and campaigning activity. The London Press and radio volunteer will have the autonomy and flexibility to pursue what interests them about walking and Ramblers in London.

Opportunity: Social Media Volunteer

Use your social media skills to make a difference to millions of peoples’ lives by volunteering for Good News Shared, an online media platform promoting the work and impact of charities around the world. If you have experience of using Facebook and Twitter, and you are an optimistic, upbeat person, we are looking for you! We are looking for someone to create positive, uplifting content for our Twitter and Facebook pages to attract new readers and keep our current supporters engaged. By attracting more readers we will be telling more people about the great stuff happening in the world and the opportunities that are available to them. This is a flexible role that you can do from home at times that suit you. The aim of the role is to promote Good News Shared and engage with our supporters via social media.