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Apply for our paid Stonewall Fellowship - Deadline Extended

November 16, 2017 10:41 AM | Anne Marks (Administrator)

Student Fellow for East Bay LGBTQI Advocacy Group 2017 -2018

East Bay Stonewall Democratic Club - the longest serving LGBTQI advocacy organization in the East Bay - is seeking an undergraduate student fellow to help coordinate our advocacy, communications and membership activities.  This is a great opportunity for a student with an interest in LGBTQI activism, politics and public policy. The duration of the fellowship is a minimum of two academic semesters, and may continue beyond that.  The fellow will receive a $300 monthly stipend. The fellow will be expected to meet one hour each week with the President of the club or their designee, and to attend board meetings and club events when possible (approximately once per month). In addition, the fellow will spend an average of 5 hours per week working remotely from home or school on various organizational tasks. The fellow should have access to a computer with internet. 

Responsibilities include: 

·      Communications – supporting the execution of the Club’s communications strategy, including posting content on the Stonewall website; preparing email blasts and e-newsletters; and drafting correspondence and press releases.

·      Membership – processing and maintaining membership information on current members; following up with non-member event attendees to encourage them to become members; supporting outreach efforts; etc. 

·      Events – helping to coordinate Club events, including helping to plan and promote the event, coordinate volunteers, and onsite support. 

·      Advocacy – supporting Club effort to promote policies and candidates that are supportive of the LGBTQ community.  The fellow will have an opportunity to interact regularly with board members, local elected officials, and community leaders. 

If you are interested in applying to become the next East Bay Stonewall Democratic Club student fellow, please submit your resume and a short cover letter explaining why you are interested in the position. Submit your materials to: eastbaystonewalldems@gmail.com.

When emailing and submitting application, please put in the subject line of your email “YOUR FULL NAME: Fellowship”

Deadline: 11/20/2017 at 5pm

East Bay Stonewall Democratic Club. P.O. Box 386, Berkeley, CA 94701                    Contact us at: eastbaystonewalldems@gmail.com     

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