Editor

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PRISM relies on the dedicated contributions of volunteers to further its initiatives. Part of this work is creating educational resources for LGBTQ+ youth and queer people of color. Editors ensure the highest quality of PRISM's articles, social media captions, and other forms of written work. Currently, this is an unpaid volunteer position.


What you get: An opportunity to make a difference in the LGBT community, improve your leadership skills, a chance to make an impact, and a new experience to add to your resume.


Responsibilities:

  • Review articles, captions, and other tasks for spelling, grammatical, punctuation, or formatting errors

  • Ensure that educational topics are conveyed in a well-formatted, easy-to-read manner

  • Maintain accuracy of information provided, both through peer-editing and continuous review of published resources

While not required, it is preferred that Editors have prior exposure to information regarding one or more of the following:

  • Sexual health

  • LGBT issues

  • Racial topics

  • Black history/culture

  • LatinX history/culture

  • Asian history/culture

  • LGBT history

Editors should also have experience proofreading and editing.  Editors are assessed in their technical abilities prior to hire through various mock tasks.