Barbershop Books Summer Program Intern


Academic Credits

Yes

Remote

Ok

Wage

MTA Unlimited Metro Card (June, July, August)

Hours per week

20 hours/week

Published:

05/01/2018

Application Deadline

05/28/2018

Start Date

06/04/2018

End Date

08/06/2018

Address

75 Maiden Lane
Suite 1102
New York
New York
10038
United States

Description

Barbershop Books, winner of the National Book Foundation's 2017 Innovations in Reading Prize and the premiere literacy program of Reading Holiday Project, Inc., has an exciting internship opportunity for entrepreneurial individuals who desire real-world experience in the nonprofit sector. We're seeking an intern with a passion for education, literacy, community engagement, and social impact.

Barbershop Books creates child-friendly reading spaces in barbershops and provides early literacy training to barbers. Our mission is to help black boys identify as readers by connecting books and reading to a male-centered space and by involving men in boys’ early reading experiences.

We are an innovative and award-winning start-up with a national brand that has recently been featured on NPR's All Things Considered, TED, CNN, The Today Show, and CBS. The Program Intern will work on several program-related projects.

Responsibilities:

  • Communicate with barbers, barbershop owners, and local community partners
  • Assist with program evaluation, data collection, and entry
  • Assist with planning and execution of Summer Book Giveaway
  • Identify relevant education conferences
  • Assist program manager

Qualifications:

  • The ideal candidate will have a college degree in education, psychology, or a demonstrated interest in early childhood education
  • Experience working with diverse populations
  • Passionate about early literacy and early childhood education
  • Excellent verbal skills, written communication, and computer skills
  • Comfortable managing multiple tasks and working independently
  • Flexible and creative
  • Thrive in fast-paced and dynamic work environment
  • Team player

How To Apply

intern@barbershopbooks.org

https://barbershopbooks.org/

Please email your resume, cover letter, and two references to intern@barbershopbooks.org


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