East Tennessee Jobs with Justice Organizer (Deadline May 17, 2013)
Kansas City Jobs with Justice Organizer (rolling deadline)
Intern/Volunteer with JwJ (Ongoing)
Jobs with Justice is a national coalition of labor unions and religious, civil rights, women's, student, farm, and community organizations working together at the local level to defend and expand the rights of working people. Imaginative direct action tactics are the cornerstone of Jobs with Justice activities. Recently, Jobs with Justice has mobilized thousands of working people and students to address a host of issues including corporate greed, the right to unionize, globalization, living wage legislation, and the right to family-supporting full-time jobs.
We have summer, fall, winter, and spring positions available! Semester or summer-long opportunities include: Development, Field, Campaign, Communications, Research and Student Labor Action Project Intern. All interns can expect to spend a portion of their time on general administrative support. Other job duties may include assisting national staff in providing support services to local coalitions & helping to prepare for national trainings. Interns are responsible for finding their own housing. Limited stipends are available.
Qualifications: Interns should have an interest in the labor movement and/or issues affecting working people. Ability to take direction as well as self-direct. Enthusiasm for working with diverse personalities and within deadlines. Desktop publishing and database experience a plus.
To apply: Please send a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org with your answers the following questions:
- How did you hear about Jobs with Justice?
- Why are you interested in volunteering at Jobs with Justice?
- What do you hope to learn from your time spent at JwJ?
- What is the time period you are available for? How many hours per week?
- Are you particularly interested in one of the available internships (program, field, SLAP)?