Location

Phoenix, Arizona

Department

Advocacy

The ACLU of Arizona's Demand to Learn campaign is excited to invite activists and organizers to apply to an organizing internship. The internship is a unique opportunity to grow your organizing, advocacy, and leadership skills while working on a dynamic campaign on education equity in Maricopa County. Folks who are both new to organizing or experienced activists are encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities:

Interns will work closely with the ACLU of Arizona’s Demand to Learn organizer and volunteers.

Organizing and Outreach

  • Co-develop logistics for monthly outreach events
  • Support development of campaign meetings
  • Support in recruitment of directly-impacted families and potential volunteers
  • Support volunteer leadership development and participation
  • Suggest social media content

Commitment

Interns will work approximately 10-15 hours a week. Scheduling depends on intern’s individualized work plan. Availability for evening meetings is a plus. The internship lasts until May, 2020.

Qualifications

  • Passion for social justice, civil rights or civil liberties;
  • Strong work ethic and demonstrated follow through with deadlines;
  • Self-starter with ability to initiate and complete work with limited supervision;
  • Time management skills; and
  • Strong interpersonal skills.

Preferred qualifications

  • Experience in community organizing, volunteer coordination, organizing, or lobbying;
  • Access to personal transportation.
  • Fluent in Spanish
  • Justice involved/ “School pushout” individuals strongly encouraged to apply.

To apply

Please email a resume and cover letter by September 1, 2019 describing your experience and why you would be a good fit for this position in .pdf (preferred) or .doc/.docx format to the attention of Cynthia Diaz at cdiaz@acluaz.org. Please also include two references. Applications without a cover letter will not be considered. Please contact Cynthia Diaz at 602-773-6050 with questions.

 

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