American Friends Service Committee is seeking students to apply for the 2014-2015 Peace Internship program. Peace Interns work 8-10 hours a week (receiving $9.25/hour) from August 2014-June 2015 supporting the AFSC staff and volunteers with peace campaigns and engaging from after school and high school programs.
The Peace Intern Will:
-receive training in peacemaking and social change
-help develop AFSC program materials that appeal to youth and young adults and utilize Twitter, Facebook and other social media to educate and involve youth in the KC AFSC program activities
-recruit and involve high school and university-aged youth in peace trainings, creative social change projects and peace building campaigns
-support AFSC peacemaking campaigns and activities
-experience in organizing projects, making presentation and working collaboratively with others
-knowledge of and commitment to peace and social justice
-ability to involve others in creative participatory education and social change activities
-ability to utilize social media for education and organizing campaigns
-leadership experience, effective oral and written communication and ability to understand and accept diverse points of view
-flexibility required to allow for varied meeting/activity schedules
Application deadline: June 15th
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