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Hi! Thank you for your interest in joining Risen as a staff member. We are a constantly changing and growing organization, shaped by the passionate young people on our team. Your visions, interests, and work will shape the future of our organization. 

Please carefully read the following information and then fill out the Google Form at the bottom of this page. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Please reach out on Instagram @risenzine or by email at if you have any questions. 

Required qualifications: 
  • We are by and for youth and we only accept staff member applications from people who fall within that category. This is not strictly defined but generally between about 14 to mid-20s.
  • You must have access to the internet regularly, including the ability to communicate over GroupMe and use google drive. 
  • You must have the ability to communicate in written English.
  • You must be committed to liberation and justice for all people and to learning about the experience and oppression of others. 
  • You must be able to commit time to contribute regularly to Risen over at least the next 6 months to a year. (We know that things happen and school, family, and other obligations can complicate things but we ask you to think realistically about your current situation and only apply if you can make a commitment)
  • Must be committed to not only contributing to our work but helping to create a supportive team culture
  • Must be passionate about the role! (see more info below)

What the role entails:
  • Creating content (personal essays, media reviews, interviews, photo/art essays, cover art, etc.)
  • If you have another type of content you would like to focus on, please reach out!
  • Editing content by other staff members or helping them brainstorm/develop ideas
  • Helping build a friendly and supportive community of staff, including participating in staff social calls when possible
  • Helping contribute to the general administration of Risen such as by being active, creating content for, or posting on social media or by assisting with other projects
  • Administrative roles can increase naturally over time with interest and engagement

Apply by filling out this form! Decisions will be sent by email on a rolling basis.