This project was completed on Sep 3, 2019
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Matched with Rebeca E
Matched with
Rebeca E.

Copyediting

for  Kamehameha Schools
Honolulu, HI, USA
www.ksbe.edu
Posted by
Wendy K.

Strategy Consultant

Posted Date
Aug 19, 2019
Location
Virtual volunteer opportunity
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Impact statement
This project will save us $1,792 , allowing us to allocate more money toward generating new research aligned with our organization's mission.

Project Details

What We Need
  • Review of up to 20 pages of copy for grammar, style, tone, and consistency
  • Advice on how to write effective copy going forward
What We Have In Place
  • We have a draft of a literature review on the topic of Native Hawaiian migration for review. We also have previous published literature reviews as examples of how this one should look.
How This Will Help

This project aligned with our enterprise-wide research agenda and contributes to the topic of understand the demographics of our Native Hawaiian population.

Project Plan

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Prep: Distribution of Prep Materials & Project Timeline
  • Volunteer Manager shares copy for revision with the Professional
  • Volunteer Manager provides additional/background content on the copy including intended audience, purpose, style guide, and/or examples of published copy to ensure style consistency
  • Professional and Volunteer Manager align expectations and agree on project timeline
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Milestone 1: Copyediting
  • Professional reviews the copy and creates appropriate changes to formatting, grammar, spelling, syntax, punctuation, etc.
  • Professional checks for inconsistency and and continuity errors
  • Professional creates a list of recommended changes to share with Volunteer Manager (if applicable)
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Milestone 2: Review Edits
  • Professional shares with Volunteer Manager a revised draft and a document tracking the changes
  • Professional and Volunteer Manager connect to discuss the changes made to the copy (up to two rounds of edits)
  • Professional makes agreed upon changes to the document and reviews final draft
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Milestone 3: Final Deliverables
  • Professional delivers final version to Volunteer Manager
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About The Org

Our Mission

Kamehameha Schools’ mission is to fulfill Pauahi’s desire to create educational opportunities in perpetuity to improve the capability and well-being of people of Hawaiian ancestry.

VISION
Within a generation of twenty-five years, we see a thriving l?hui where our learners achieve postsecondary educational success, enabling good life and career choices. We also envision that our learners will be grounded in Christian and Hawaiian values and will be leaders who contribute to their communities, both locally and globally.

Testimonials

Rebeca was wonderful to work with--a great first experience with Catchfire. She was very responsive and communicative. She reviewed our document is very timely manner and provided great insight and feedback. I really enjoyed working with her.
Wendy Kekahio
Wendy K.

Strategy Consultant

Copyediting Project

Wendy and her colleagues were so great to work with! This was my first experience with Catchafire and the process was very smooth. I learned a lot while working on this project with Kamehameha Schools and I appreciate the opportunity to have a small role in the overall copy editing process. Thank you KS and Catchafire!
Rebeca Ervin
Rebeca E.

Volunteer

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