Internships & Jobs of the Week: Social Impact, Education, Law & Government

Sexuality Educator Intern (Remote)

Masakhane Center
Position Is Remote

Description

Masakhane Center is seeking passionate, motivated people to join our education team! This is a remote internship that provides online workshops to young people in and around the Newark, NJ community. Interns receive extensive training on a variety of sexuality topics and workshop facilitation techniques.

This internship is unpaid.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Facilitate online sexuality education workshops for young people.
  • Create and execute a significant project that utilizes current skills and interests, and are in line with Masakhane’s needs.
  • Assist with social media planning and daily posting.
  • Assist in the occasional planning and execution of special events.

SCHEDULE

This internship runs from September 8, 2020 to May 13, 2021.

Interns must attend a mandatory online training on the following days/times:

  • September 8th – October 1st
  • Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays
  • 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

After completing training, interns must be available to work at least 15 hours per week. These hours must be completed Tuesdays, Wednesdays and/or Thursdays between the hours of 8:00 am and 6:30 pm.

BENEFITS

  • All interns can list Masakhane as job experience on their resume after their internship.
  • Interns will have the opportunity to participate in networking events as well as any events attended or organized by Masakhane.
  • Successful interns will receive a strong letter of recommendation.

HOW TO APPLY

The application deadline is September 1st. Apply by submitting an application via our website here . Applicants are usually contacted within 48 hours. Please do not make follow-up calls.

Requirements

WE ARE SEEKING PEOPLE WHO…

  • Advocate for sex positive, pleasure-focused education.
  • Advocate for reproductive justice, including full abortion rights and the rights of young pregnant and parenting folks.
  • Advocate for the rights of people marginalized for their orientations, gender alignments and/or expressions.
  • Have the ability to livestream or record themselves discussing a variety of sexuality topics. Interns must have reliable internet access during working hours.
  • Have the ability to use (or learn to use) Microsoft Office365 and Google Classrooms.
  • Are organized, reliable and creative.
  • Have demonstrated the ability to work within a team and independently.

Skills

sexuality education, social media, creativity, workshop facilitation, working with children, community outreach, history, teaching, young people, gender, workshops, parenting, community, microsoft access, scheduling.

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