The Vermont Workers’ Center has openings for 2008 internship opportunities based in Burlington. We are offering great opportunities for anyone interested in workers’ rights, economic justice, community organizing and connecting local struggles to global justice movements. These are unpaid positions, but tremendous opportunities for experience in a wide range of areas.
Focus areas include:
– Community & workplace issue-based organizing “Healthcare Is A Human Right”
– Community and workplace organizing, including outreach on tenants’ rights
– Mobilizing solidarity & community support for workers’ rights and economic justice
– Workers’ rights and legal advocacy on workers’ rights hotline and our drop-in community center
– Helping coordinate major Human Rights Conference in Burlington, event planning, mobilizing, and skill-building workshops (organizing, strategic planning) and political education (anti-racism/oppression, popular economics, people’s history, etc)
– Video production and graphic design (ask us to see our previous design intern’s portfolio)
– Non-profit administration, fundraising, grantwriting and/or database management

Please send letters of interest to james [at] workerscenter.org