2014 Final meeting & OW Recruitment

rainbow_snowflakeJoin us for our final meeting of 2014 at The 519 from 8-10pm.  Bring your work from Nanowrimo to get critiqued for the editing process and enjoy some of our other writing activities.

GET INVOLVED!

Help OUTwrites thrive.  Get involved! If you or someone you know is interested in helping with OUTwrites Queer Friendly Writing Collective (OW) please read some of the volunteer roles we need to fill below.  People should apply to outwritestoronto@gmail.com by January 30th with a short letter stating their name, position applied for along with a one page resume of related experience.

1.  Facilitator Assistant

  • Help Facilitator (Faith or Terence) with administrative, organizational tasks (managing funds, liaising with writing community,  coordinating other executive tasks)
  • help facilitate meetings, purchase snacks
  • work with Promotions to raise and maintain membership
  • Develop projects that connect OW to LGBT writing community such as TOZ and anthologies

2.  Promotions Coordinator

  • maintain website, facebook and other social media
  • advertising and marketing opportunies
  • creating, designing, coordinating distribution of promos both electronic and in print

3.  Various roles for TOZ publication (Toronto OUTwrites Zine) working with the Editor in Chief: editors, artists, contributors, graphic artists.

4.   Fundraising Coordinator

  • Develop sustainable means of raising funds to help promote and advance OW through: grants (Community One, TAC, OAC, CAC)
  • Organize various events to generate revenue: ticketed literary social events (readings, workshops, talk-backs)
    • Projects:
    • anthology, guest speakers, literary event hosting, promotions

Support local LGBT businesses and check out Glad Day Bookstore for your holiday gifts.

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