Adult Ed Teacher




$275/month, along with Free Room/Board/Health Insurance Coverage

Hours per week

35 hours per week



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1640 Columbia Road, N.W.
United States


Come Serve at Academy of Hope for a year! This Washington, DC internship is available through The Discipleship Year Program which drawn 5-6 interns every year to live in community together and serve full time in a local non-profit dedicated to reducing poverty and fighting injustice.

Academy of Hope provides education to adults, so they can gain their High School Equivalency Degree. Many DC adults don't have an adequate education due a combination of poor public schools and poverty challenges/hurdles and you can help with that.

The work includes instructing on a variety of subjects and giving one-on-one tutoring assistance. Assist with student registration, do outreach into the community to assist students in coming regularly, help with in-takes and orientations. This service assignment is 35/ hours/week and includes free room/board and health insurance coverage. You will also receive $ to get and forth to Academy of Hope each day and a monthly stipend of $275.

As a participant with Discipleship Year, you will be involved with weekly seminars with your housemates. Members also take classes at Soteria Community School, another program affiliated with us. We operate out of The Festival Center, Inc., our non-profit mother organization in DC.


Apply by April 1st to get first shot at this internship. Subsequent deadlines to apply are May 1 and June 1. However, those who apply early get first consideration for internships of their choice and these same internships may then not be available if you wait too long! Applications available on-line at or you can contact program director at (Dawn Longenecker). Telephone # is 202-328-1102.

How To Apply

We do require references and have a form for you to use. Also, you'll be screened by the placement agency of your choice, along with going through a general Discipleship Year screening.