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Liberation Summer Camp Intern (Healing Justice)

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Summary of Principal Responsibilities:

Amid today’s resurgence of grassroots organizing and heightened calls for racial justice, pointed efforts must be made to engage young people in local communities. The New York Office of the American Friends Service Committee will contribute to this effort during our 2021 virtual Liberation Summer Youth Advocacy Training Camp. Our focus will be empowering young people with the skills and strategies, including using the arts, to advocate for healing in our criminal and immigration legal systems. We are seeking an intern to join us in this work.

Essential Functions/Responsibilities: The key responsibilities of the Summer Camp Intern include the following:

  1. Assist in the development of the Camp’s curriculum and lesson plans
  2. Assist with Camp logistics
  3. Participate in Camp sessions, including the possibility of some limited travel
  4. Guide the Camp’s use of social media
  5. Participate in ongoing evaluations of the camp and an end of camp debrief
  6. Present on their internship experience
  7. Participate in an exit interview at the end of the internship.

 

Minimum Qualifications

Education: College or graduate student or recent high school graduate with diploma or GED

Experience

  1. With or interested in the areas of criminal and/or immigration systems
  2. Working with young people ages 15-20
  3. With various social media platforms.

 

Other Required Skills and Abilities:

  1. Able to give at least 21 hours a week to the Summer Internship.
  2. Good interpersonal skills.
  3. Ability to work well and develop rapport with people from different cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds in a virtual environment
  4. Excellent communication skills
  5. Commitment to Quaker values and testimonies. Understanding of and compatibility with the principles and philosophy of the American Friends Service Committee including non-violence and the belief in the intrinsic worth of every individual.
  6. Understanding of and commitment to the principles, concerns, and considerations, of AFSC in regard to issues of race, class, nationality, religion, age, gender and sexual orientation, and disabilities. Demonstrated ability to work and communicate with diverse staff.


Summary of Principal Responsibilities:

Amid today’s resurgence of grassroots organizing and heightened calls for racial justice, pointed efforts must be made to engage young people in local communities. The New York Office of the…

Details at a Glance

  • Start Date
    June 1, 2021
  • End Date
    August 3, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    April 6, 2021
  • Payment
    Hourly
  • Stipend / Wage
    20.00
  • Hours Per Week
    Part-Time, 21 hours/week for 10 weeks (maximum 210 hours) through July 2021

How to Apply

Please go to https://www.afsc.org/job-center to apply

If you have any questions please email NYMRORecruit@afsc.org

Please go to https://www.afsc.org/job-center to apply

If you have any questions please email NYMRORecruit@afsc.org

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in United States
Associated Location
American Friends Service Committee, 15 Rutherford Place, New York, NY 10003-3705

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