We are searching for passionate, talented, whimsical interns for Spring 2019! If you love working with youth, enjoy seeing their writing flourish, and are eager to learn more about the nonprofit world, apply to intern at 826 Valencia!
About our Educational Programming Internship:
Our Educational Programming interns support our student writing programs by tutoring students 1:1 and in small groups, editing and copyediting to prepare our students’ work for publication, and assisting our staff in the ins and outs of program management.
826 Valencia is based in San Francisco at the following locations:
Mission Center & Pirate Supply Store: 826 Valencia Street
Tenderloin Center & King Carls Emporium: 180 Golden Gate Ave
And coming soon in Spring 2019:
Mission Bay Center & Woodland Creatures Outfitters Ltd: 1300 4th Street
We are seeking:
Commitment of 15 hours per week for the duration of the semester
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Commitment to our mission of supporting youth ages 6-18 with their creative and expository writing skills
Proficiency with Microsoft Office
Previous experience with youth in a professional setting is a plus
Editing/proofreading experience is a plus
People of color are strongly encouraged to apply.
Perks of being an 826 Valencia intern:
Professional development in an exciting educational nonprofit
Gain an understanding of the English Language Arts curriculum
Engage with a network of fantastic educators, students, colleagues, fellow interns and volunteers to support your growth and learning
Be a part of a fast-paced environment that values wonder and creativity
Gain confidence in your youth development skills: tutoring, relationship building, problem solving, and patience
Trainings in youth behavior including: Behaviour management, Learning Needs and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
15% discount at the Pirate Store and King Carl’s Emporium
How to apply:
Fill out the following form: https://goo.gl/txnnRd
Please send a current résumé that reflects any relevant experiences and skills, along with two professional references (contact information only, no reference letters required) and a cover letter that explains what you will bring to the position and what you hope to gain as an intern to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Priority will be given to applications received before January 20h, 2018. We encourage prospective interns to submit early, but applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until all positions are filled. For more information, visit: http://826valencia.org/internships/.
As an organization committed to encouraging youth in their creative expression, personal growth, and academic success, 826 Valencia recognizes the importance of diversity at all levels and in all aspects of our work. In order to build and maintain the safe, supportive environment in which great leaps of learning occur, we commit to inclusion: We will not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, ethnicity, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, nationality, marital status, English fluency, immigration status, parental status, military service or disability. Read the full 826 Stand on diversity and inclusion.
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