672 S La Fayette Park Place Unite #10

Status

Filled

Description

Get Lit-Words Ignite seeks an Education Program Intern for a 3-month internship to work with our Director of Education in the operations of our youth empowerment and literacy organization. They will assist in composing and editing our annual curriculum materials for 2022-23 programs including through our new online platform Uni(verse), and will help plan and execute programs for teen poets. This position will work approximately 40 hours a week from June 2022 through August 2022.

Qualifications

We expect all applicants to have a knowledge and appreciation of classic and contemporary poetry, and to also have basic computer skills, have experience with G-Suite,Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, and be familiar with Macintosh operating systems. Candidates should also be comfortable working in a professional setting and have an interest in teaching as well as literary and/or performing arts. Other skills that would be useful in this position include proofreading skills, event management, and an ability to communicate professionally and effectively with a wide range of people including teenagers, parents of students, professional staff members, and organization Board Members.

Background

Get Lit – Words Ignite fuses classic and spoken word poetry to increase teen literacy on the page and in visual media. Our programs, each with poetry at its core, include: In-School Program, after-school poetry and filmmaking workshops, open mics, summer camps, the Classic Slam competition, the Get Lit Players performance troupe, Literati Leadership Core, and the Get Lit Media student-run content studio.

How to Apply

To apply, please email a cover letter and a resume including relevant work experience, subject line "Education Internship," to Ms. Kelly Grace Thomas Vojdani at kelly@getlit.org.