Volunteering

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UN Association in Canada – Vancouver Branch events may provide opportunities for individuals and groups to volunteer their energy and expertise to organize and implement activities, presentations and programs.

CURRENT VOLUNTEER POSITIONS AVAILABLE:

Website Writers

The Vancouver Branch of the United Nations Association in Canada (UNAC-V) is currently seeking volunteer website writers to contribute content to our website on issues of a global matter, in keeping with the purview of the United Nations and its mandate. Scroll through the UNAC-V posts in order to get an idea of the kinds of content we publish. The mandate of UNAC-V is to engage the Canadian public and build awareness of the work of the United Nations.

Ideal candidates would:

  • Be able to commit to the position for at least 1 year.
  • Be able to contribute a minimum of one post per two months, approximately
  • Have time to attend some UNAC-V events for the purposes of creating summary posts

Those interested should email unacvancouver@gmail.com with samples of work with “Website Writer Applicant” in the subject line.  Your work can include historical accounts, a current event synopsis, an overview of a UN program or something along these lines, no more than approximately 500 words.  Alternatively, if you have written an article that covers similar issues you may send us a link to that post.

Applicants should also include a resume and explain their interest in global issues, a few ideas you have for posts and why you would be interested in working for UNAC-V. If you have a blog or previous articles you have written that covers global issues, you may send a link.

We look forward to hearing from you! The deadline for applications is until the positions are filled, but applications will be reviewed beginning October 15, 2019. We are looking to build a team of writers. 

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