Teach Sexuality Education


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Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

PO BOX 1494Newark, NJ 07101


About

The Masakhane Center is seeking passionate, motivated people to join our education team! Sexuality Educators work in the Newark, NJ community providing much needed sex positive education to the community. Sexuality Educators receive extensive training on a variety of sexuality topics and workshop facilitation techniques. While this internship position is unpaid, all educators are given real world, hands-on experience in the non-profit world and sex education field, and the responsibility to manage substantive projects.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Facilitate sexuality workshops at local schools and community-based organizations.
  • Work with youth to create tailor-made sexuality education programs for their programs.
  • Create and execute a significant project that utilizes current skills and interests, and are in line with Masakhane’s needs.
  • Assist in social media planning and daily posting.
  • Assist in street outreach and health fairs, as needed.
  • Assist in the occasional planning and execution of special events.

SCHEDULE

All interns are required to work between 20 and 40 hours per week. All interns must be available to work the following dates:

  • SPRING INTERNSHIP
    • January 3, 2017 to June 2, 2017*
    • Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7:30 am to 6:00 pm
    • Fridays from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
    • Occasionally (once a month) on Saturday or Sunday

*We keep a couple of slots open for those quailed interns that need to complete their internship earlier. All interns, must be available to work through May 26, 2017.

  • SUMMER INTERNSHIP
    • May 23, 2017 to September 8, 2017*
    • Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7:30 am to 6:00 pm
    • Fridays from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
    • Occasionally (once a month) on Saturday or Sunday

*We keep a couple of slots open for those quailed interns that need to complete their internship earlier. All interns, must be available to work through August 25, 2017.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Strong advocate for sex positive education, racial and reproductive justice, and gender and sexual minority rights.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with individuals and groups of varying backgrounds.
  • Ability to travel throughout Newark. Living in or around Newark is a plus but not a requirement.
  • Excellent organizational, time management, writing, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Responsible, creative, reliable and energetic.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • We prefer our interns to use this as part of a credit bearing course, but those not seeking credit as also encouraged to apply.


APPLICATIONS

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. You may apply by sending the following to Stephanie Franklin (safranklin@masakhanecenter.org): 1) a completed application, 2) resume, and 3) a cover letter with Sexuality Educator Internship as the subject line. Only those selected for an interview are contacted (usually within 48 hours). Applications can be found on our website ( www.masakhanecenter.org).

Skills

  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Public Speaking
  • Youth Services
  • Community Outreach

Good Match For

Teens

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • 20 hours per week
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