About this Job
ARTogether is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that design creative programs to ensure refugees flourish in their new homes. Our work generates compassion, human connection and and prosperity. Based in Oakland, we organize art workshops and inclusive social gatherings, support refugee artists and educate the public about the refugees’ stories in the Bay Area and around the globe.
That being said, we are looking for a creative copywriter to develop short blog content (200-250 words) for our website and newsletter. While this requires research, it is highly encouraged to develop content that is accurate, well cited, and diverse in topics.
Our ideal candidate is a team-spirited, skilled and imaginative writer with an eye for detail. This candidate has a passion for immigrant and refugee advocacy within our community and wants to become a voice for empowering immigrants and refugees. Furthermore, This person must also have the ability to propose copy concepts and present underlying strategic thinking.
While it is possible that this internship can be done remotely, it is highly encouraged to have to ability to meet on Fridays when ARTogether has team meetings. This being the case due to the fact that these weekly meetings are used for brainstorming and updated the rest of the team how your individual project/job is going. This again, however, is not mandatory but has proven to be very beneficial.
Hour Preference: 5-10 Hours per week
ARTogether provides a link between the two communities of refugee and immigrant youth and artists. Giving these youth tools to express themselves and connect through art contributes to a community that thrives, and in which all of its members are fully participating in its formation, writing its history, and shaping its future.
ARTogether is a community-building creative arts project, guided by the principle that art can serve as a means of expression that transcends language and culture, while it lays a foundation for managing and overcoming trauma.
ARTogether facilitate social gathering, family picnics, and other social activities to raise awareness about refugee situation and also to make connection between the refugee community and the general public. ARTogether forms partnerships with artists and refugee organizations in the Bay Area , to develop and host regular free creative arts workshops that are 90 minutes to two hours in duration. ARTogether designs one-time workshops as well as ongoing regular series. Workshop themes cover a broad range of media and purpose. Activities take place onsite or at the partner refugee organization’s facility, and wherever possible.