Work for the Listening

At this time, we are accepting applications for volunteers and intern positions. Before applying, please review the information on our website, including our Core Values. If you’re feelin’ it, apply for one of our openings.

Open Positions

Creative Citizen/Volunteer

Our Creative Citizens are the hands and feet of The Listening, and some of the strongest ambassadors for our organization. Primary responsibilities for all Creative Citizens (including Leadership Team) are to support TLI’s community engagement by advocating for and promoting TLI in the community (at service, recruitment and awareness opportunities).These volunteers’ roles include, but are not limited to:

  • Administrative Support/Leadership Team

  • General Event Team (Support & Hosting)

  • Photographer/Videographer

  • Social Media, Marketing & Communications

  • Blogger

  • Graphic Designer

Internship

Please inquire through the form.


Other

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Freedom School Servant Leader Intern

This is a paid summer position. These position have been filled for the Summer 2019 Program.

Nature and Scope

College-age young adults and recent college graduates play a key role in the CDF Freedom Schools program in the position of Servant Leader Intern. Each CDF Freedom Schools Servant Leader Intern serves as the teacher for a maximum of 10 students. Servant Leader Interns have access to further leadership development and networking opportunities geared toward continued direct service and advocacy on behalf of children and families.

Responsibilities

  • Supervise and maintain safety of students at all times.

  • Set up, manage and break down classroom space according to standards developed by CDF.

  • Engage a maximum of 10 students per class in the Integrated Reading Curriculum as outlined in the guide

    provided by CDF.

  • Attend all required trainings.

  • Maintain the safety of all students at the site.

  • Serve as Harambee leaders, afternoon activities facilitators, and field trip chaperones.

  • Collaborate with other staff to establish and maintain a supportive and structured environment for the students entrusted in their care.

  • Report any issues or concerns regarding students in the program to the Site Coordinator.

  • Implement the CDF Freedom Schools Integrated Reading Curriculum with fidelity.

Qualifications

  • Must have completed at least one year of college and have plans to complete the college degree (typical age range is 18-30)

  • Maintain or have graduated with at least a 3.0 G.P.A.

  • Ability to motivate others and work as part of an intergenerational team

  • Strong appreciation and understanding of individual cultural history and the willingness to be open and respectful of all cultures

  • Exhibit positive attitude; model a mature and professional demeanor

  • Excellent written and verbal skills


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