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.
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.
- 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
- Teamwork mentality
- Willingness to learn
- Willingness to teach