Public Information Officer


Job Title: Public Information Officer

Number of hours per week or month required: 5 hours per month

Is this job regular or irregularly occurring?: Regular

Will there be training provided?: Yes,  but preferably the volunteer is a trained writer

Is driving required for this job?: Yes

Number of volunteers in this position: Only 1

Is this volunteer position currently available?: No

Job Description:  The Public Information Officer (PIO) is a very important position.  This job requires that the volunteer be very familiar with the objectives and direction of The Dorothy Day Center.  We are often requested to write articles and give statements to the media and other outlets.  The PIO should be the person who handles most of this work.  The PIO should be capable of writing bulletin announcements, newspaper articles, do internet research on topics, and be familiar with writing press releases.