JOIN THE TEAM!
Our Author Support Services are expanding.
We have received a lot of requests for editing services and inquiries about how to find beta readers and sensitivity readers for our work.
Join our team.
Editors (Paid Position - per project)
We are looking for a team of editors to join our roster. You should have an editing certificate and/or demonstrated editing experience. Members of CAFE or Editors Canada are encouraged to apply. We need developmental editors, substantive editors, copyeditors, proofreaders. Please apply with cover letter, resume and two letters of reference.
Beta Readers (Volunteer Position)
We are looking for a team of beta readers to read manuscripts and give an overall impression of the work. No editing or manuscript review involved. Please apply with a cover letter outlining your specific reading interests.
Sensitivity Readers (Paid Position - per project)
We are looking for a team of sensitivity readers to review manuscripts that may contain offensive content, misrepresentation, stereotypes, bias, lack of understanding, etc. If you are interested in being a sensitivity reader apply with cover letter outlining the specific areas in which you have the authority to advise on.
If selected, the contract term for all positions will be from July 2024 - June 2025 with an option to renew.
Please send applications to Robin at firstname.lastname@example.org by February 29.
SESSIONAL INSTRUCTORS NEEDED | CONTRACT BASIS
WE ARE CURRENTLY ACCEPTING COURSE/WORKSHOP PROPOSALS FOR Spring 2024 TERM
The year is flying by and now that our winter term up and in full swingh we are ready to see your amazing spring ideas. We are currently seeking proposals for ONLINE and IN-PERSON classes for the SPRING term (April 2023 – June 2023).
For ONLINE classes, instructors MUST be comfortable using the Zoom video conferencing platform for online class delivery. AWCS will provide instructors with a username and password to access the complete (paid) version of the program.
Most in-person classes will take place at the Alexandra Writers’ Centre in Calgary, however, we are accepting proposals from Edmonton and Lethbridge instructors. If you have a venue already in mind, that would be helpful. If not, we have some connections.
Please feel free to submit as many proposals as you would like. If something doesn’t fit in one term, it might fit in the next.
We are looking for proposals for the following:
We are always in need of:
We are always open to fresh and innovative ideas, sometimes we even come up with them ourselves. If you have something outside these formats that you have tried or would like to try, please feel free to send them our way. You never know. It might be exactly what we were looking for and we didn't even know it.
TO MAKE IT AS EASY AS POSSIBLE FOR EVERYONE INVOLVED, THE IDEAL PROPOSALS WILL INCLUDE:
Please feel free to email me with any questions you may have. We are always looking for new writing instructors—If you know anyone who may be interested in teaching for the AWCS, send them our way!
Send your proposals and/or questions to Robin van Eck email@example.com or Precious De Leon firstname.lastname@example.org.
We are always looking for new writing instructors—If you know anyone who may be interested in teaching for the AWCS, send them our way!