Guest Editor

Organization Details
Organization Name: The Prairie Garden
Address: P. O. Box 21043
WINNIPEG MB  R3R 3R2
Website: http://www.theprairiegarden.ca
Organizational Description: A non-profit organization dedicated to providing knowledge of horticulture and gardening to the public. The Prairie Garden has published an annual book on gardening since 1937.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: Provide direction and vision for the specific theme of the 2023 Prairie Garden edition.
Assist editor in obtaining articles and photos, and write articles related to the specific theme.
Work with the Prairie Garden committee and editor to determine what articles should be included in the 2023 book.
Attend the monthly meetings, write a Guest Editor editorial for the book, and assist editor in preparing a press release and planning the book launch.
Skills Required: Knowledge of gardening, climate change, and experience in working within a committee.
Skills Gained/Related Careers: Expertise in methods of adapting prairie gardens to a warming environment.
Age: 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Evening
Monthly meetings are held once per month in the evening (6:30 PM to 8:30 PM). All other work can be done at times convenient to the successful candidate. Required to meet deadlines that are set for the editor in order for the book to be ready for publishers at a set date.
Location of volunteer opportunity: Winnipeg
Does opportunity require a criminal record check? No
Does opportunity require a child abuse registry check? No
Opportunity is available to candidates that: General Populace
Organization will provide: Training/Orientation
How to Apply: Email: iwise@shaw.ca
Phone: 204-275-3253
In Person
Closing Date: Jan 31, 2022
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