Nonprofit

Healing Justice Intern

On-site
Work must be performed in or near New York, NY
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Published 28 days ago

Details at a Glance

Start Date
June 17, 2024
End Date
August 9, 2024
Application Deadline
May 20, 2024
Payment
Hourly
Stipend / Wage
$20.00 per hour
Hours Per Week
Part time, 21 Hours a week for a total of 10 weeks during the summer of 2024

Description

Job Details

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 the summer of 2024. Our focus will be helping communities create new visions of policing justice and incarceration and 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 Healing Justice Intern include the following:

  1. Assist in carrying out work of the Healing Justice Program in New York
  2. Conduct outreach to past and potential Liberation Academy and Camp participants
  3. Help create materials and manage social media as needed.
  4. Participate in selected Camp sessions, including the possibility of limited travel
  5. Support and participate in office wide organizing events.
  6. Meet regularly with supervisor
  7. Present on their internship experience
  8. Participate in an exit interview at the end of the internship

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. College or graduate student or recent high school graduate with diploma or GED
  2. Strong interest or experience with criminal and/or immigration legal systems
  3. Experience working with young people ages 15-20
  4. Familiarity with various social media platforms
  5. Good interpersonal skills.
  6. Ability to work well and develop rapport with people from different cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds in a virtual environment
  7. Excellent communication skills
  8. 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.
  9. Understanding of and commitment to the principles, concerns, and considerations of AFSC with regard to issues of race, class, nationality, religion, age, gender and sexual orientation, and disabilities. Demonstrated ability to work and communicate with diverse staff.

Job Details

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…

Benefits

Compensation: Salary Range $20 per hour, up to 210 hours total – Non-/Exempt – There are no medical, dental, or life insurance benefits, short-term or long-term insurance benefits with this position. AFSC does participate in unemployment, worker’s compensation, and social security.

The American Friends Service Committee is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified persons are encouraged to apply regardless of their religious affiliation, race, age, sex, gender identitysexual orientation or disability.

AFSC’s Central Office and some of its offices in the U.S. are unionized workplaces. This position is not represented.

The American Friends Service Committee is a smoke-free workplace.

Compensation: Salary Range $20 per hour, up to 210 hours total – Non-/Exempt – There are no medical, dental, or life insurance benefits, short-term or long-term insurance benefits with…

Location

On-site
15 Rutherford Pl, New York, NY 10003, USA
2nd Floor

How to Apply

Please go to our website to apply.

Please go to our website to apply.

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