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Counselor for PEN America’s Summer 2022 Free Expression Advocacy Institute

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Published 26 days ago

PEN America is excited to announce the debut of our in-person, on-site Summer Free Expression Advocacy Institutes. The Institutes, held in New York City and Washington DC, will be five-day, educational and training programs where high school students can learn the theories, laws, histories, and methodologies behind free expression advocacy. The daily schedule will include presentations led by expert legal and policy practitioners from PEN America, interactive workshops designed to teach tangible skills, field trips to relevant sites around the host city, and TA-facilitated discussion sessions and activities to dive deeper into the issues with their peers.


In order to facilitate a robust, successful program, we will hire up to 3 counselors for each Institute session. Responsibilities would include facilitating discussion sessions and handling day-to-day tasks as needed. Please find the details of the position below:


Dates: August 1 - 5, 2022; 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Location: Bard High School Early College DC

4430 H Street SE,

Washington, DC 20019

Pay: $1,000 ($25/hour); plus lunch and snacks provided daily

Requirements:

Must consent to background check, which includes fingerprinting. PEN America will pay for associated costs and provide assistance

The ideal counselor candidate:

  • Is able to travel to the Institute location daily
  • Is patient and outgoing, with a genuine desire to mentor high-school aged students
  • Is familiar with the work of PEN America and the organization’s mission to promote free expression
  • Has an empathetic approach to discord in the classroom
  • Is comfortable around potentially tense moments, as lived experiences with free speech will vary for each person
  • Is responsible and punctual
  • Is willing to pivot to new tasks when asked
  • Exercises compliance with COVID safety guidelines (proof of vaccine, masking, and social distancing when relevant)

Please apply here by Friday, April 29, 2022.

PEN America is excited to announce the debut of our in-person, on-site Summer Free Expression Advocacy Institutes. The Institutes, held in New York City and Washington DC, will be five-day, educational and training programs where high…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Part Time Schedule
  • Job Type
    Temporary
  • Start Date
    August 1, 2022
  • Application Deadline
    April 29, 2022
Compensation
At least USD $25
/ day
$1,000 ($25/hour); plus lunch and snacks provided daily

Location

On-site
4430 H St SE, Washington, DC 20019, USA

How to Apply

Please apply via this link by April 29th, 2022.

Please apply via this link by April 29th, 2022.

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