The Minnesota UU Social Justice AllianceMinneapolis, Minnesota
Equipping Minnesota Unitarian Universalists to unleash courageous leadership and collective power to build a just and loving world.
This intern will be contributing organizing capacity to MUUSJA’s role as a member of MARCH, Multifaith Anti-Racism, Change, & Healing — an interfaith group of clergy and lay people who are organizing predominantly white faith communities for racial justice. Intern will be involved in planning events, organizing rapid response and public witness, collaborating on training and educational events, etc., and will have the opportunity to work directly with MARCH organizers and the congregations and faith communities we organize.
- Specific Skills Needed: Basic community organizing skills are a plus, as are experience facilitating and designing trainings/workshops with an intersectional lens, centering racial justice and anti-racism. Intern does not need to be a UU, but should be able to work well in polyreligious teams and environments. Cultural and spiritual humility a must.
- Number of Intern Placements: 2
- Internship Time Frame: Anytime between June 1 and September 1, 2017
MUUSJA will be able to match the intern with a homestay with a local Unitarian Universalist family in the Twin Cities area.
Public transportation will be the best way to get around town if the intern does not have their own car. MUUSJA staff will coordinate rides with the intern for any events that are out of town or difficult to access via transit.
Interns are eligible for a stipend of no more than $1,500 from UUCSJ to assist with food, local public transit, and incidentals, depending on a variety of factors. Applicants are encouraged to seek other sources of funding, including grants from colleges and foundations, congregational support, and Faithify, or other crowd sourcing fundraisers.
MUUSJA is a growing, nimble, multi-faceted State Advocacy Network that lives out our mission through convening and capacity building with Unitarian Universalists and other people of faith.