Volunteer: Copyediting for Tumaini Letu

Copyediting

Help Tumaini Letu review and edit written materials for grammar, typos, and a consistent style and voice so they can publish written materials with confidence.

What We Need
  • Review of up to 20 pages of copy for grammar, style, tone, and consistency
  • Advice on how to write effective copy going forward
What We Have In Place
  • We currently have written grant proposal, which should make it easy for you to get started. We also have all the need information, and the ability to provide any other information you need.
How This Will Help
This project will save us $1,792  , allowing us to provide startup capitals to refugee women to implement their business ideas at the Dzaleka Refugee Camp in Malawi, Africa

This project will facilitate us in raising funds for a new project we have designed

The Right Volunteer

Skills & Experience

Writing

  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Prior experience writing and editing copy (preferred)
Availability
  • Works remotely from anywhere
  • 5-10 hours over 1-2 weeks

Project Plan

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Prep: Distribution of Prep Materials & Project Timeline
  • Volunteer Manager shares copy for revision with the Professional
  • Volunteer Manager provides additional/background content on the copy including intended audience, purpose, style guide, and/or examples of published copy to ensure style consistency
  • Professional and Volunteer Manager align expectations and agree on project timeline

1

Milestone 1: Copyediting
  • Professional reviews the copy and creates appropriate changes to formatting, grammar, spelling, syntax, punctuation, etc.
  • Professional checks for inconsistency and and continuity errors
  • Professional creates a list of recommended changes to share with Volunteer Manager (if applicable)

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Milestone 2: Review Edits
  • Professional shares with Volunteer Manager a revised draft and a document tracking the changes
  • Professional and Volunteer Manager connect to discuss the changes made to the copy (up to two rounds of edits)
  • Professional makes agreed upon changes to the document and reviews final draft

3

Milestone 3: Final Deliverables
  • Professional delivers final version to Volunteer Manager

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