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EYEJ Millennial Task Force

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EYEJ: Empowering Youth, Exploring Justice

EYEJ amplifies youth voices for those that are silent. eyej.org

Mission: EYEJ: Empowering Youth, Exploring Justice empowers and amplifies the voices of teens and pre-teens by bridging them with diverse individuals to engage in interactive discussions centered around social justice.

EYEJ believes social justice means equality and opportunity for all. We believe a commitment to social justice requires us to value our collective diversity and commit to challenging injustice while simultaneously advocating on behalf of those who have the least.

EYEJ has served over 1,500 underserved youth through it's Discussion Series, EYEJ Impact 25 Youth Council, Change Summits, Y.O.D.J.: Youth Online Discussing Justice, DiscussSocialJustice and All-Star Reading Program.

History Due to the death and ruling of Trayvon Martin, and through discussion and civil discourse, several Plymouth Church, UCC members including Mai Moore and June Antoine quickly gathered Plymouth Church members together as they knew that youth deserved and needed support to be empowered in August, 2013. Founder: Mai Moore, with her background and success in the tech industry understanding the balance between taking personal risk, speed, business, creating impact and results and community was necessary to help to amplify youth voices. http://eyej.org/our-story/

Title: EYEJ Millennial Task Force Member

Purpose: Be a member of the Millennial Task Force to build awareness about EYEJ, our mission from a Millennial view and collaborate to raise funds to support EYEJ's larger giving initiative. To create a role for yourself that will help the common goal of the task force.

Term: 1 Year. 5 hours a week. $25 give/get, plus free t-shirt.

2529 DETROIT AVE. * CLEVELAND OHIO 44113 TEL 216.200.7042 EMAIL HELLO@EYEJ.ORG * EYEJ.ORG

Qualifications:

  • You are a Millennial
  • Embrace diversity, culture, open-minded and an out-of-the box thinker
  • ● ● ● ● Advocate or interested in learning how to be an advocate for change

Support the mission of EYEJ Leader within your community, groups, friends

  • Not afraid to execute, direct, implement campaigns, ideas and/or events (along with the team)
  • Team Player
  • Motivator, Inspirational and good at choraling people
  • Meticulous of details, and a keen eye to sales materials i.e. detail oriented
  • Excellent and professional English writing skills, great communicator
  • Understand different roles needed in order to operate a group effectively
  • Ability to create a plan and implement and execute

Duties:

  • General understanding of the the EYEJ brand, the programs, mission and vision
  • Establish a role that suits you to be a team player to help the overall goal of the task force i.e. Secretary, Finance, Events, Partnerships, Marketing Liason, Community Lead, Onboarding etc.
  • Cultivate talent and/or work with existing members
  • Work with group to actionable plan and executive
  • Cultivate buy-in from the group on what they want the group's mission and focus to be based on the underlining understanding of creating a task force that is focused on spreading EYEJ's mission and awareness from a Millennial view AND creating a plan to support the overall giving campaign
  • Create goals that are realistic with the help of the team

To apply: please email volunteer@eyej.org with your Cover Letter, Resume/Bio, any questions and if applicable samples of your work. EYEJ will respond to you and set up a time to speak to discuss the role further.

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About EYEJ: Empowering Youth, Exploring Justice

Location:

2529 Detroit Ave., CLEVELAND, OH 44113, US

Mission Statement

Mission: EYEJ drives social justice reform by empowering young people to advocate for change. Vision: An equitable and inclusive world. Tagline: Empowering young advocates for change.

Description

EYEJ empowers young people to be advocates for change through YODJ: Youth Online Discussing Justice and its Youth Council. The EYEJ community includes 900 diverse adult members, donors, allies and organizations who engage with and learn about social justice issues through dialogue with over 1,600 young people and participation in programs such as EYEJ Speaks and town halls.

Advocacy & Human Rights
Children & Youth
Community

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Group Facilitation
  • Community Outreach
  • Networking
  • Organization
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • ~5 hours/wk.
  • Leadership Skills

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