Where: Virtual Open Volunteer Spots: 4

The HoCo Dads Blog was created to crowdsource great ideas and advice for local dads to make the best of what Howard County has to offer. Whether you’ve mastered a part of HoCo parenting or would like to help in curating great ideas from the community, we could use your help.

Example Tasks:

Writing, “How to Enjoy Backyard Camping”: Sharing your own experiences that help our readers get a “dad win”. Articles should have at least 300 words and 3 photos. The ideal length is 1,000+ words, but the important part is getting the message across.

Curating Entries for Maryland’s Best Playgrounds: You’ll have 8 drafts that were auto-written in our WordPress. You would have to do clean-up tasks like proofread for errors. Rewrite unclear statements and remove unnecessary ones. Rotate, crop, and place photos throughout the article.

Skills needed:

  • Clear writing skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Light graphics editing

Tools and tasks at hand (experience not required)

  • WordPress blog for authoring and editing
  • Google Forms for community submissions
  • Social media for sharing posts, soliciting new content & feedback

Expectations of all volunteers

  • Kindness
  • Teamwork mentality
  • Willingness to learn
  • Willingness to teach

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