Applications being accepted for Activists to teach DC youth

Starting Date: 07-24-2009
Ending Date: 08-04-2009

2917 8th Street NE
Washington, District of Columbia 20017
United States
Organizing Skills Club Leader Position Available

Are you an activist who is interested in sharing your organizing skills with DC children and youth?

Come work as an Organizing Skills Leader with Hope Community Charter School’s Extended Day program and design your own club. We are looking for people who can contribute their own interests and skill sets to the program, including, but not limited to youth justice, zine making, Do It Yourself workshops, documentary- making, public speaking, media relations, researching and choosing an issue, creating and running a campaign, organizing a group, and creating timelines/ time management. This position will provide an exciting opportunity to work with students as well as Provisions Library, DC’s premier social change learning resource, and various other non profit social justice organizations. We welcome any local partnerships you can offer the students of Hope Community Charter School.

You may volunteer as a Club Leader in exchange for community service hours, but payment is also available at $10/hr. Hours are between 3:30 and 5:30pm, for up to 3 days per week. We are willing to work around school and work schedules.

Please submit a cover letter and resume to Maren Cummings at or via fax to 202-832-7644. You may also call 202-832-7370 with questions.

Important Dates:

Fall semester deadline: Tuesday, August 4, 2009
Training: Monday, August 10-14, 2009
Start Date: Monday, August 31, 2009

Hope Community Public Charter School is free and open to all Washington, DC students from pre-K to 8th grade, regardless of ability or special needs. It is Hope's mission to shape the hearts and minds of our students positively, by providing them with an academically rigorous, content rich curriculum, an environment in which character is modeled and promoted, and a community in which to build trusting relationships with others.

Geographical Scope: Local

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