Location

Santa Ana Office

Deadline date

September 20, 2017

The P.E.O.P.L.E.'s Coalition is excited to invite activists and organizers to apply to an organizing internship. The internship is a unique opportunity to grow your organizing, advocacy, and leadership skills while working on a dynamic campaign on criminal justice in Orange County. Folks who are both new to organizing or experienced activists are encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities:

Interns will work closely with the ACLU of Southern California and the P.E.O.P.L.E.'s Coalition (People Enraged Over Prosecutors and Law Enforcement) to move local criminal justice campaigns forward.

Organizing + Outreach

  • Coordinating bi-weekly meetings
  • Manage logistics for monthly events
  • Support development of campaign events
  • Correspond with local partners
  • Maintain social media presence

Commitment

Interns will work approximately 10 hours a week. Scheduling depends on intern’s individualized work plan. Availability for evening meetings is a plus. Interns will be paid $455 per month. The internship lasts until June, 2018.

Qualifications

  • Passion for social justice, civil rights or civil liberties;
  • Strong work ethic and demonstrated follow through with deadlines;
  • Self-starter with ability to initiate and complete work with limited supervision;
  • Time management skills; and
  • Strong interpersonal skills.

Preferred qualifications

  • Experience in community organizing, volunteer coordination, organizing, or lobbying;
  • Access to personal transportation.
  • Justice involved/ formerly incarcerated individuals strongly encouraged to apply.

To apply

Please email a resume and cover letter by September 20, 2017 describing your experience and why you would be a good fit for this position in .pdf (preferred) or .doc/.docx format to the attention of Jennifer Rojas at jrojas@aclusocal.org. Please also include two references. Applications without a cover letter will not be considered. Please contact Jennifer Rojas at 714-450-3962, ext. 108 with questions.

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