Weekly Do-Gooder Jobs and Events

I am moving cross-country soon, so I’m going to be taking off the last few weeks of summer, like a Manhattan doctor. Check out @ReproJobs while I’m gone—I steal all their listings anyway.

 

RESOURCES

Jelani Cobb on Ferguson: “The ironies of race and policing were readily apparent: law enforcement using force to suppress outrage at law enforcement’s indiscriminate use of force.”

 

JOBS

Editorial Assistant at RH Reality Check (remote)

Feminist Resource Mobilization – Program Coordinator at AWID (flexible)

Executive Director of Women Action Media (flexible) If I didn’t already have an awesome new job, I would be lobbying HARD to get this one.

Senior Editor at Slate (NYC/DC)

Director of Resource Development at Schott Foundation for Public Education (NYC/Cambridge)

News Director, UK at Buzzfeed (assuming it’s based in London)

Health Library Program Associate at The AIDS Action Committee of Massachusetts (Boston)

Emerging Voices Fellow at Demos (NYC)

Outreach Coordinator at Athena Film Festival (NYC) November-February/stipend

Story Editor at First Look Media (NYC)

National Field Coordinator at National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health (NYC) This looks amazing

PAID Reproductive Freedom Project Intern at ACLU-Virginia (Richmond)

Executive Director at Maker Education Initiative (Oakland) I mean, you’re basically helping kids build robots all day long…

 

OPPORTUNITIES

Exhale After-Abortion Talkline Counselor volunteer applications are being accepted

Abortion Storyteller Experience Survey

North Star Fund is accepting grant proposals until September 15

Net Artist in Residence program at NY Public Library

McSweeney’s Student Short Story Contest (submissions due August 31)

Facing Race: A National Conference is looking for visual art

 

EVENTS

August 14: Trans* and LGBQ Peer Mentoring Mixer (SF) (second Thursday of every month)

August 14-17: Woodhull’s Sexual Freedom Summit 2014 (Alexandria)

August 15-17: Codeathon for Women’s Health (NYC)

August 15-17: Weapons of Mass Creation Conference (Cleveland)

August 28: WAM!Bay August Happy Hour (SF)

September 5: BAM 24-hour Movie Marathon for charity (Brooklyn)

September 15: Jacqueline Novogratz – Investing in Impact-Driven Leadership (NYC)

September 18: Backline’s 10th Anniversary Party (NYC)

October 6: The Founding Moms Conference (Chicago)

October 10-18: Litquake (SF)

October 15: The Engagement Party at Idealist Consulting (SF)

October 17: Best Practices with LGBTQI Youth and Families in a Changing Landscape (Hyde Park, NY)

Until October 26: Free movies at Habana Outpost (Brooklyn)

Until November 1: Frida Kahlo’s Garden (NYC)

November 13-15: Facing Race Conference 2014 (Dallas)

 

Don’t forget! Please let me know if you’ve had any success in your job search thanks to these listings.

 

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