[act-ma] Socializing for Justice seeks Organizer Intern
send2robbie at gmail.com
Thu Dec 16 12:59:05 PST 2010
Socializing for Justice (SoJust) is a Boston-based group founded in August
2006, that hosts fun social events and skillshares twice a month to bring
together like-minded individuals working for justice as a means of building
a stronger, cross-issue progressive community, network and movement. We're
doing it by putting the SOCIAL back in SOCIAL JUSTICE.
Co-organizers are looking for an intern to assist in all facets of their
work to implement the vision of SoJust. This is a great opportunity for
someone who wants to learn about organizing and movement building in a very
tangible way. Join us and learn more about using in person and online social
networking to create social change.
The responsibilities and opportunities of the organizer intern would
1) Co-hosting SoJust events; set up, greeting, networking, and break down
2) Posting events on the web and around town to ensure visibility of SoJust
in a wide range of communities
3) Assisting with maintaining and growing SoJust's online web calendars and
off line community bulletin board databases
4) Representing SoJust at outreach events throughout Boston
5) Monitoring media coverage of SoJust and maintaining SoJust's press
6) Cultivating skills to live the SoJust vision and becoming a great social
The ideal candidate has a strong desire to learn the fundamentals of
organizing for social change and preferably some knowledge of identity and
oppression issues, the ability to take direction, show initiative and follow
through in a dynamic environment is a must.
Excellent attention to detail and a willingness to ask questions are also
critical. Strong communication skills are required, as are demonstrated
proficiency with email and web research. Ongoing training and supervision
will be provided; dress code and work environment are casual.
Hours: intern position is part time and unpaid 20 hours a week occasional
evening, flexible schedule, and dependability are a must.
**Work hours and location are determined by intern with the exception of
scheduled events and meetings.**
Apply by sending an email to Robbie Samuels, SoJust Co-Founder,
robbie at sojust.org - include your resume and a brief email explaining why you
are interested in this position.
Applications accepted on a rolling basis until position is filled.
Time-frame for position is January - June 2011.
Thank you for sharing this opportunity!
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Social Networking & Fundraising Tips at
* 12/16 Potluck & Bookswap for Justice* - Harvard Square
* 1/27 Connecting for Justice *- Back Bay
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