UU College of Social Justice

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Institution: The UU College of Social Justice (UUCSJ) was founded by the UUA and UUSC in the summer of 2012. Its mission is to build the capacity of Unitarian Universalists to catalyze justice in community, through experiential learning grounded in UU theology, history, and contemplative practices.

Location: Cambridge, Mass., USA

Volunteer Placement: This two-month internship will be based in the UUCSJ Cambridge office. Interns will work 25 hours per week assisting UUCSJ staff in program development as the college expands the opportunities available to high-school youth and young adults. The intern will also support the July UUCSJ National Youth Justice Training in Boston.

Timeframe: July and August, 2013

Housing: Housing will be provided in the home of a local UU family, at no cost to the intern.

Supervision and Support: UUCSJ staff will supervise this internship, which will take place in the UUCSJ office.

Costs and Stipend: Housing is provided free of charge. UUCSJ provides a stipend of $1,200 ($150 per week) and a transportation card for the local public transportation. Interns are responsible for their own meals and for travel to and from the Cambridge area.

[hidden]2013 Summer Internships will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. To apply, send us a letter of interest including all relevant studies, work or volunteer experience and name the specific internship for which you are applying. Please attach a resume and one letter of reference from your minister or another non-relative adult who knows you well and can speak to your qualifications. Send to: info@uucsj.org.[/hidden]

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Heather Vickery is responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with UU congregations, State Action Networks, past UU College of Social Justice (UUCSJ) program participants, and regional staff in order to expand engagement in UUSC and UUCSJ’s work. As the Coordinator for Congregational Activism, she manages the workshop offerings and group visits to the UUSC/UUCSJ office and assists with communications for the Activism and Justice Education Team. Heather is an active member of the Boston Immigration Justice Accompaniment Network and a dedicated dog-mom to her rescue puppy Nova.

Heather may be contacted at hvickery@uucsj.org and 617-301-4303