Become a Game Master of Change: Transform Lives Through Gaming at San Quentin SkunkWorks

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ORGANIZATION: SAN QUENTIN SKUNKWORKS

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Are you a passionate Magic: The Gathering or Dungeons & Dragons player? Do you believe in the transformative power of games? Join us at San Quentin SkunkWorks as a Game Master of Change and help us revolutionize prison culture through our cutting-edge gaming initiative!

Who We Are:

San Quentin SkunkWorks is dedicated to empowering incarcerated people by fostering creativity, collaboration, and innovative solutions to system challenges. Our transformational gaming initiative aims to create a positive, engaging environment that inspires personal growth and development.

Role: Game Master of Change

As a Game Master of Change, you will:

- Lead and facilitate Magic: The Gathering or Dungeons & Dragons sessions for our incarcerated participants.

- Create a supportive and inclusive atmosphere that encourages strategic thinking, teamwork, and creativity.

- Mentor and guide participants in developing their skills, both in-game and in life.

- Collaborate with our team to design and implement game-based activities that align with our mission of transformation and empowerment.

- Assist in outreach efforts to secure gaming resources and materials to enhance our program.

What We’re Looking For:

- Enthusiastic and experienced MTG or D&D players who can effectively lead game sessions.

- Strong communication and leadership skills.

- A commitment to making a positive impact on the lives of incarcerated people.

- Patience, empathy, and a willingness to engage with participants from diverse backgrounds.

- Availability on the first Friday of each month from 1:30 PM to 5:00 PM.

Why Volunteer With Us?

- Make a real difference in the lives of incarcerated people.

- Share your love of gaming in a meaningful and impactful way.

- Gain valuable experience in leadership, mentorship, and community engagement.

- Be part of a groundbreaking initiative that uses gaming to drive positive change.

- Join a dedicated and passionate team committed to creating a better future.

Ready to roll the dice and become a Game Master of Change? Apply now and help us harness the power of gaming to transform lives at San Quentin SkunkWorks!

How to Apply:

Reply to this post please include a brief introduction, your experience with MTG and/or D&D, and why you're excited to join our initiative.

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About SAN QUENTIN SKUNKWORKS

Location:

1 MAIN ST, SAN QUENTIN, CA 94964, US

Mission Statement

We research, craft, and build transformative criminal justice programs, positioning incarcerated people at the heart of our initiatives.

Description

At SkunkWorks, we channel innovation into criminal justice reform. We envision a future where justice is not only served but lived, where reentry is a pathway to empowerment, and where our actions ripple out to reduce recidivism. With initiatives like RighteousReview, the Pathlight Initiative, and our Transformative Gaming initiative, we're setting new benchmarks for what reform can look like. Please check out our website for more information.

CAUSE AREAS

Advocacy & Human Rights
Arts & Culture
Community
Advocacy & Human Rights, Arts & Culture, Community

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1 Main StreetSan Quentin, CA 94964

(37.9429,-122.48058)
 

SKILLS

  • Mentoring
  • Community Outreach
  • Critical Thinking
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Once a month: Three and a half hours of game time plus your game preparation and travel time to San Quentin.
  • You must not have loved ones Incarcerated at San Quentin.

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