GLOCAL Foundation of Canada (Political Journalist Volunteer)

Organization Name: GLOCAL Foundation of Canada
Opportunity Title: Political Journalist Volunteer
Category: Communications / Marketing / Media
Commitment: Ongoing Opportunity (> 1 year)
Start Date: October 13, 2023
End Date: November 30, 2099

Email: diana.maclean@glocalfoundation.ca
Website: http://glocalfoundation.ca
Details:
  • Appropriate for volunteers aged between 18 and 55
Opportunity Description:

Are you a passionate journalism student looking for hands-on experience in interviewing and writing articles? Do you want to be at the forefront of political discourse and have the opportunity to interview politicians and leaders? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you!   GLOCAL Foundation of Canada is thrilled to introduce our newest initiative in our Ask Beaver project, BeaverTalks: Inside Canadian Politics. GLOCAL is seeking enthusiastic and talented journalism students to join our team as volunteer Political Journalists. In this role, you will have the unique opportunity to interview politicians and write articles for our exciting series, “BeaverTalks.”   Key Responsibilities: Legislative Outreach: You will be responsible for reaching out to legislators across Canada to set up interviews. Conduct In-Depth Interviews: You will be responsible for conducting engaging and in-depth interviews with politicians, providing a platform for them to discuss policies, Canadian government, and more. Research and Preparation: Thoroughly research interview subjects, their backgrounds, and key political issues. Prepare insightful, non-partisan questions to facilitate meaningful conversations. Storytelling: Craft compelling articles from your interviews that captivate and inform our diverse audience. Students will have the opportunity to apply their knowledge of Canada press style to their work! Collaboration: Work closely with the GLOCAL team to ensure your content aligns with BeaverTalks’ goals and standards. Promotion: Participate in promoting your content through social media and other channels to increase its reach and impact.   Qualifications: – Currently enrolled or recently graduated journalism, political science, public policy, government relations, or another related field. – Strong interest in politics and a brief understanding of current political events. – Exceptional communication and interviewing skills. – Strong research and critical thinking abilities. – Demonstrated ability to write engaging and informative articles. – Self-motivated, reliable, and able to meet deadlines. – A passion for journalism and a commitment to journalistic integrity.   Benefits: – Valuable experience in political journalism. – Opportunity to network with influential political figures and other like-minded individuals. – Published work on a respected media platform. – Mentorship and guidance from seasoned professionals. – Exposure to a diverse and engaged audience. – Receive reference letters, certificates, and mentorship from the GLOCAL Foundation of Canada   How to Apply: Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications to diana.maclean@glocalfoundation.ca with the subject line “BeaverTalks Volunteer Application”. Please include the following: Resume Confirmation that you have filled out this form: https://forms.gle/1frFLFBxPkZCtiEz5   **Note:** This is a volunteer position, and no financial compensation will be provided. However, GLOCAL is dedicated to providing a supportive and educational environment for aspiring journalists.   Join the BeaverTalks team today! We look forward to receiving your application and sharing your journey in the world of journalism! There is no time commitment or set schedule. This position is fully remote and participants can select their work hours!  

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