Want to be a part of our dedicated team? We want you! Apply for our openings for (paid) Program Fellow and (unpaid) Communications/Development Intern! Descriptions and info below.
Program Fellow for RightRides DC (RRDC)
Be part of the launch of an award-winning free safe-rides service for women and LGBTQ folks!
Job Description: Collective Action for Safe Spaces (CASS), a community-based and -led organization that aims to empower the DC Metro area to build a community free from public sexual harassment and assault, is looking for a Program Fellow to coordinate the launch of RightRides DC, an innovative, safe late-night rides program for women and LGBTQ individuals in DC. The Program Fellow will play a key role in planning and executing the launch of RightRides DC, along with other CASS programming. This is an exciting position, and we encourage creative thinking around community-building, fostering collaborations, and developing and providing grassroots direct services.
Duties: The Program Fellow will:
Develop strategic partnerships with community organizations and businesses.
Plan and conduct outreach and promotion for RightRides, especially in advance of service dates.
Conduct recruitment, training, and management of RightRides volunteers.
May require being on-call during RightRides service hours which take place late at night (one weekend night every quarter).
Other duties as assigned in the areas of training/outreach or media.
Duration: This fellowship will require a commitment of an average of 10 hours/week (with more hours expected at times when RightRides is running.) We would prefer to recruit someone who is available for a full calendar year from the start date. The Program Fellow may be need to be on-call during RightRides service hours, which will take place late at night.
Strong writing & organizational skills
Ability to self-manage and meet deadlines
Experience with volunteer management (preferred)
Compensation: The selected Program Fellow will receive a $500/month stipend.
Women, people of color, and LGBTQGNC identifying people strongly encouraged to apply. Please email your resumé and cover letter to email@example.com to apply. Deadline is on a rolling basis, so apply early!
Job Description: Collective Action for Safe Spaces (CASS), a community-based and -led organization that aims to empower the DC Metro area to build a community free from public sexual harassment and assault, is looking for a communications/Development Intern. The intern will generate content for our blog and social media accounts, reaching around 6,000 followers, and create promotional and outreach materials for our development projects through the fall.
This is an ideal opportunity for someone looking to burnish their writing and social media skills. With all of our interns, we encourage creative thinking around arts and expression, community-building, and outreach.
CASS is a small organization that relies largely on the energy of volunteers. We are unable to offer compensation for this position, but we will work with your college or university to provide you with course credit.
Duration: 15-20 hours/week for 4 months, beginning in September 2014. This is a work-from-anywhere position, but applicants should be located in DC as there may be some in-person obligations.
Duties: The Communications/Development Intern will play a key role in maintaining CASS’s strong online presence and supporting our end of the year fundraising activities.
• Help draft blog posts and create daily social media postings.
• Create promotional and outreach materials for fundraising campaigns.
• Update and organize fundraising databases.
• A variety of other duties as needed.
• Strong writing skills
• Ability to self-manage and meet deadlines
• Strong organizational skills
• Currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program.
Women, people of color, and LGBTQGNC-identifying people strongly encouraged to apply.
How to apply:
Please email your resumé, cover letter, references and two sample social media posts about street harassment to Zosia; firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline is on a rolling basis, so apply early!