Feminist Jobs & Internships
|Job Title:||Youth Classism Education Outreach Intern|
|Description:||Class Action is a small but inspiring Boston-based national non-profit that raises awareness of the harm caused by classism (prejudice based on social class). We put out a vision of a world without classism, where everyone is treated with respect and everyone has enough. Our program work includes popular education workshops, first-generation student support groups, publications, and a website (www.classism.org). We are connected with a bigger national non-profit, the Institute for Policy Studies (http://www.ips-dc.org/).
Class Action recently published a new high-school curriculum on class and classism, Created Equal. The Youth Education Outreach Intern will solicit feedback from pilot users of "Created Equal" curriculum and assist co-authors with revisions; Market "Created Equal" curriculum to schools and youth programs via e-blasts, mailings, correspondence, staffing literature tables at conferences and soliciting web links and newsletter listings; Fill orders for "Created Equal" and other literature. Interested intern could learn to facilitate educational activities in the curriculum and co-lead youth workshop(s).
Outgoing, friendly to strangers, persuasive, with some experience in organizing, marketing, sales or other persuasive communications.
Experience using social media such as Facebook.
Preference given to students working towards Education degrees or with youth empowerment or secondary-school teaching experience.
Passion for social and economic justice.
To apply: Send resume and cover letter describing qualifications and how your values resonate with Class Action?s mission to firstname.lastname@example.org.