Do you know someone who is looking to refine their skills in outreach, fundraising, media work, public speaking and events organizing? Wayside is seeking applicants for a 12-week youth organizing internship in Richmond this spring! Interns will learn more about popular education and community organizing within the context of longer-term strategy and will help to plan the Wayside Commons.
The program begins on April 30th and ends on July 23rd. The workload will vary but will average 10 hours per week with some evening and weekend work required. Interns will receive a $100 per week stipend, reimbursement for travel expenses and a full scholarship to The Multi-lingual Organizer Skills Weekend in early May.
The ideal candidates will be based in Richmond, between the ages of 18 and 25 and have at least a minimal level of prior social justice involvement. One of the positions requires fluency in English and Spanish. Applications from communities directly affected by immigration or criminal injustice issues will receive priority consideration.
Download an application at www.waysidecenter.org Deadline is April 15th