A mind is a fire to be kindled, not a vessel to be filled.
We are seeking creative and talented people for our exciting media literacy initiative!
ONLINE EVENT COORDINATOR, volunteer position
Do you love the Media Education Lab's free online events? We are seeking a volunteer Event Coordinator to help us schedule and organize a series of online webinars/gatherings to explore issues of media education/media literacy. We look for an individual with good organizational and communication skills. You will join a community of passionate media educators who want to support their colleagues and learn from each other.
Responsibilities: We expect you to volunteer about 7 hours per month to coordinate events. Tasks may include: writing advertising copy, designing social media art, communicating expectations to presenters, scheduling Zoom meetings, and hosting (or co-hosting) events.
Qualification: We are looking for someone who has had experience organizing online events (including managing Zoom and YouTube). If you are familiar with social media and digital marketing, that's a plus, but it's not required. Most important: willingness to learn, excellent communication skills, good at follow though, and interest in being part of the Media Education Lab team.
Benefits: You join the staff of the Media Education Lab and have free access to all ticketed events and programs. Participate in monthly meetings and work collaboratively with our talented team!
TO APPLY: Please submit an email of interest to email@example.com explaining why you want to volunteer with us. Explain why you're qualified to help us coordinate online events. We look forward to your application!
INTERNSHIP. College students from any college or university in Rhode Island can get credit (plus a small stipend) for working as an Intern at the Media Education Lab. You will perform a variety of tasks to support the Media Education Lab events and digital platforms. Gain knowledge of media literacy education while building valuable work skills. Expectation: 5 - 8 hours weekly, plus a reflective essay written at the conclusion of the internship. Now accepting application for the Spring 2023 semester.
HOW TO APPLY. Send resume and cover letter to Renee Hobbs at firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications will be reviewed upon submission and expected start date is November 1.