Writing Volunteer Program from Milaap.org | Milaap

Writing Volunteer Program from Milaap.org

Comfortable expressing yourself by putting pen on paper? Here’s a chance to do some social good through Milaap.org! We're looking out for Volunteers for our "Writing Volunteer Program". To be a part of this program, the volunteer should have a flair for writing, excellent grammar and strong communication skills.Milaap raises funds for people in need of micro-loans for basic needs like water, sanitation, lighting and vocational training. Milaap works with field partners who are typically NGO’s & microfinance institutions that help Milaap to identify borrowers (loan applicants) who are in need. Due to lack of resources, the field partners are unable to present the borrower data as engaging stories that can be posted on our website.That’s where we need you to step in. The data we have about a loan applicant, or a group of borrowers needs to be presented in the form of personal, engaging loan stories like this one here, or any of the stories you will find on www.milaap.org/fund. You will be responsible for writing such stories. The writing needs to be clear and persuasive. It should incite action and create awareness among the audience.At Milaap, we like to work with the brightest and fun people that come our way. We are looking for dedicated folks who can spend about 3-4 hours each week or 30 minutes a day to help us write these stories.You can be based anywhere in the world. You can work from the comfort of your home, bed, couch - anywhere. You just need to be able write the profiles online or write them and upload them.Requirements:1. Detail-oriented with flawless grammar2. Passionate about writing3. Should demonstrate a high degree of accuracy when writing, revising,  editing or proofreading4. Computer skills (extremely important!)5. No Work experience required. College students can apply too.6. An internet connection!7. A commitment of 3 months at least.Perks & Compensation:If you’re in India or travelling to India anytime during the volunteer program, we can offer you a field trip with the team. You can actually visit communities in rural India and personally meet the people who benefit from your contribution to Milaap!We may not offer you monetary compensation, but you will get a Certificate and a great recommendation letter from us. Not to mention, our undying gratitude.Contact Information:So if you love to write and are looking for a way to do your bit for a good cause, give us a shout  at: kinnari[at]milaap[dot]org. You can also send us a writing sample or your blog - and we’ll get back to you.