The ACLU-DC seeks a highly motivated organizing intern for Spring of 2023. This intern position is primarily to support the Organizing Department and will report directly to the on-staff Campaign Organizer. The issues our organizers work across include Criminal Legal Reform, Youth Justice and Economic Justice.
This is a temporary, part-time position, from January - May 2023.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Support organizing trainings (storytelling, research meetings, issue slicing, etc) to build community and skills across issues and campaigns
Support campaigns such as Crisis Response, Community Oversight Surveillance-DC, Police Accountability, and Courtwatch DC.
Conduct research on issue campaigns and targets for outreach
Assist with coalition meetings & ACLU-DC events
Assist in outreach and education efforts, including helping draft outreach materials tied to ACLU-DC issue campaigns and educational efforts, helping identify targets for outreach, and assisting Campaign Organizer and Community Engagement Associate.
Working with our organizers on the legislative process and support digital organizing efforts for DC Council Budget.
The ACLU-DC offers paid internships in exchange for a commitment to work the minimum hours for the entire semester. If the student chooses to get school credit and the school prohibits the student from accepting pay, it is the student’s choice whether they want to get credit or receive monetary payment. Salary ranges between $16.10 per hour and $17.00 per hour and is contingent upon related education/experience. This position is non-exempt and eligible for overtime compensation under the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act.
TO APPLY :
The deadline for applying is January 1, 2023. Applications must be submitted via the Smartrecruiter application page linked on our website at acludc.org. If you have a disability/ies and need accommodation regarding any part of the application process, please contact us at operations (at) acludc.org. To complete the application, you will need to upload:
A copy of your resume that lists relevant experience.
A cover letter explaining your interest and qualifications.
A writing sample.
The ACLU-DC is an equal opportunity employer. We value a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. The ACLU-DC encourages applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, disability, veteran status, or any other classification protected by the D.C. Human Rights Act or federal employment law.