The fellowship program provides an opportunity for young students of color to gain grassroots community organizing experience, and lead voter registration drives throughout New York City. Candidates must have a passion for music and civic engagement and will contribute to HeadCount’s national community initiative.
The fellow must be able to work 15-20 hours per week for 12-15 weeks in New York City, with 40% of the time spent in the office and 60% in the field. Fellows will be mentored throughout the fall term as they develop professional skills and receive a stipend of $2,500 distributed in 3 equal payments.
To be eligible, applicants must: - A student attending a two or four-year college, university or technical school. Students taking a gap year are welcomed to apply. - Must come from an underrepresented group*- Demonstrate leadership potential and interested in civic engagement in under-served communities- Send updated resume to email@example.com- Plan to begin fellowship the week of September 3rd.
*For this purpose, underrepresented groups are those who identify as any of the following: Asian, East Asian, Pacific Islander, Black, Latinx, Native American, Middle Eastern, or multi-racial
Please check out our Opportunities & Internships page for more information on this position: https://www.headcount.org/open-positions/
DEADLINE TO APPLY: AUGUST 23, 2019 11:59 PM EST.