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Global Leadership Class Assistant


Internship posted by: Global Visionaries

Posted on: October 21, 2013

Internship description

Position Description

  • Co-develop a pilot Summer Intensive for teachers on democracy in the classroom and global leadership for 2014; develop and implement integrated, project-based curriculum for the Global Leadership Class (GL), currently taught at Chief Sealth International High School.
  • Develop service learning projects revolving around social and environmental justice issues by coordinating with Seattle area non-profits.
  • Carry out classroom visits to evaluate effectiveness of curriculum and teaching tools. Conduct debriefing meetings with teachers and deliver written assessments following in-class visits.
  • Attend citywide events with high school students that address issues of global and environmental justice. Facilitate discussions about these events and create follow-up assignments for students.
  • Coordinate Adopt-A-School program in which GL students visit local elementary 5th graders to impart their knowledge.

Internship begins in November 2013. Six month commitment minimum is preferred.

This is an unpaid internship.


Experience teaching/working with youth; experience in social and environmental justice issues and familiarity with popular education pedagogy/teaching techniques; second language and international travel experience helpful but not required.

Organization Description

Seattle-based Global Visionaries educates and empowers youth to become active leaders and global citizens who promote social and environmental justice through volunteer work at home and abroad. A highlight of the program is the extraordinary international educational trip to Guatemala involving language and cultural immersion, volunteer work and adventure. The year-long Leadership Program provides youth a global perspective empowering them to understand the intrinsic relationships between local and international social and environmental justice issues and volunteer work. 50% of our students come from low-income families.

How to apply

Send resume and cover letter to



2524 16th Ave S, Room 305, Seattle, WA, 98144, US

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This is an unpaid position
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