Blog Writer

To Apply:

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Duration: Minimum 4 month commitment
Hours:  1-2 hours/week
Type:  Volunteer
Reports to: Design & Communications Specialist

Embark is an independent, student-led not-for-profit based out of Simon Fraser University that empowers the next generation of student sustainability leaders. Embark’s 35,000+ members include all students enrolled in an SFU undergraduate or graduate degree program. Our mission is to engage our members in change making and inspire their sustainability leadership through our grant, advocacy, and student-designed programming.

If you are passionate about writing or using your creativity to produce thought-provoking stories then we would love for you to get engaged with a community full of passionate students. As a blog writer for Embark, you will be asked to explore the concept of sustainability through various creative approaches while increasing your writing portfolio with the guidance of Embark's Design & Communications Specialist.

  • Contribute with an interesting artifact monthly - we welcome any creative ideas!
  • Stay on the pulse of the latest news and developments involving sustainability and SFU to build timely content.
  • Be responsive and honor deadlines.
  • Attend a semesterly check-in meeting with Embark’s Programs Manager.

  • Creative thinker with an instinct for words that makes your writing totally irresistible.
  • Resourceful with a strong vocabulary – no one likes to read the same words over and over again.
  • Currently an SFU undergraduate student, graduate student, or Embark associate member.
  • A desire to work with an engaged team of passionate souls!