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Court Watch Intern

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ORGANIZATION: THE PEOPLES VANGUARD OF DAVIS INC

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The People’s Vanguard of Davis is a 501(c)3 non-profit, community-based watchdog and news reporting organization that publishes daily coverings of courtrooms across California and Vermont. The Vanguard seeks to bring transparency, accountability, and fairness to local government, while promoting social justice and democracy, and adhering to principles of accuracy and fairness in our reporting.


THIS IS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY FOR UNDERGRADUATE-LEVEL INTERNS TO GO INTO THE COURTROOM AND OBSERVE LIVE TRIALS.


Both in-person and online opportunities.


We have volunteer opportunities for both college and high school students. We ask all volunteers to commit to 15 hours a week for 3 months. We have an eight-hour training session over four days for all interested interns. We also have a required weekly meeting where interns get the opportunity to meet with attorneys and judges and also get essential advice in topics they wish such as writing advice, law school admissions advice, etc.


WE PREFER INTERNS TO BE FROM CALIFORNIA.

Course Credit is available with arrangements with the institution.

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THIS OPPORTUNITY, PLEASE EMAIL US YOUR COVER LETTER, RESUME, AND A MINIMUM 500 WORD WRITING SAMPLE TO internship@davisvanguard.org . WE DO NOT TAKE ANY APPLICATIONS FROM VOLUNTEERMATCH DIRECTLY.

2 Shifts

  • 08:30 AM to 12:00 PM
    We allow volunteers to choose their shifts: this is one of the options and you can choose which day in the week you want to do it
  • 01:30 PM to 04:00 PM
    We allow volunteers to choose their shifts: this is one of the options and you can choose which day in the week you want to do it
  • NONE OF THESE TIMES WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
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About THE PEOPLES VANGUARD OF DAVIS INC

Location:

221 G ST STE 203, DAVIS, CA 95616, US

Mission Statement

The People's Vanguard of Davis is a community-based watchdog and news reporting organization that publishes daily coverage of local government and criminal justice reform. The Vanguard seeks to bring transparency, accountability and fairness to local government and the courts, while promoting social justice and democracy, and adhering to principles of accuracy and fairness in our reporting.

Description

The People’s Vanguard of Davis is a 501(c)3 non-profit, community-based watchdog and news reporting organization that publishes daily coverings of courtrooms across California and Vermont. The Vanguard seeks to bring transparency, accountability, and fairness to local government, while promoting social justice and democracy, and adhering to principles of accuracy and fairness in our reporting.

We are looking for writers in an exciting but challenging program monitoring and reporting on court cases in the local courts as well as reporting on daily criminal/social justice news.

Interns are sent into the courtroom to take notes, monitor cases, and report on the happenings as well as record observations about current court cases. This internship will provide students the opportunity to gain experience in the courthouse via watching and monitoring cases as well as experience writing articles for a local online publication.

We have opportunities for both college students and high schoolers to participate in our program. We ask all interns to commit to 15 hours a week for 3 months. We have an eight-hour training session over four days for all interested interns. We also have a required weekly meeting.

College Course Credit is available with arrangements with the institution.

Please email us with a cover letter, resume, and a minimum 500-word writing sample to internship@davisvanguard.org. WE DO NOT TAKE ANY APPLICATIONS FROM VOLUNTEERMATCH, if you are interested you must send your materials to the email address above!

CAUSE AREAS

Justice & Legal
Media & Broadcasting
Politics
Justice & Legal, Media & Broadcasting, Politics

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.
This opportunity has 2 shifts

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • Teens

REQUIREMENTS

  • Orientation or Training
  • 15 hours a week.
  • TO APPLY PLEASE EMAIL INTERNSHIP@DAVISVANGUARD.ORG WITH RESUME AND COVER LETTER TO BE CONSIDERED, NO APPLICATIONS FROM VOLUNTEER MATCH WILL BE CONSIDERED.

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