Family Literacy

Internship Available:

Fall 2020

Project Description:

NPL’s award-winning “Bringing Books to Life” literacy outreach program seeks a qualified intern to assist with Family Literacy initiatives. Responsibilities may include attending staff-led parent workshops to facilitate the distribution and collection of information, preparing literacy kits and other workshop materials, drafting copy for the program’s literacy blog and updating blog photos and layout, and assisting with program evaluation. This internship is an excellent opportunity to gain insight into all aspects of educational outreach programming, and to build skills in outcome-based evaluation and assessment.

Qualifications:

Applicants should be college students with a background in education, community development, or languages, with an enthusiasm and dedication to teaching. Applicants must have excellent communication skills and excellent interpersonal skills, with an ability to work well with a diverse team and in a diverse community. Bilingual skills, especially in Spanish or Arabic, are a plus. Previous experience teaching in formal or informal settings is desirable. Interns must also have reliable independent transportation.

Position Type:

Unpaid, part-time internship; 8-10 hours per week (minimum 100); weekday availability with some evenings and weekends required; otherwise flexible scheduling.

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