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Stop the Hate®: Youth Speak Out Contest Intern (10-20 hours/week during spring semester)
Reports to: Director, Volunteers & Visitor Services and Director, Education
The Stop the Hate®: Youth Speak Out is an annual Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage essay contest that encourages social responsibility while fostering an appreciation for people of differing religions, races, cultures and socioeconomic backgrounds.
Private, public, online and home-schooled students (grades 6-12) in the Ohio counties of Cuyahoga, Geauga, Lake, Lorain, Medina, Portage and Summit are invited to submit 500-word essays describing a real-life act of discrimination they experienced or witnessed and detailing creative ways they can help end discrimination and indifference in their communities. For 15 students and three schools there’s a real reward for being a voice for positive change—$100,000 in cash prizes and scholarship.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Assist Museum staff with administrative tasks related to the contest:
- Respond to teacher queries and requests for information
- Recruit essay readers and monitor reader database
- Maintain communication with readers during reading period
- Process essay entries; enter mailed-in essays into the online system
- Prepare instruction packets for all finalists
- Help with development and publication of finalist booklet
- Assist with planning the awards ceremony and help manage day-of logistics.
- Organized, detail-oriented, able to multitask and keep track of multiple projects
- Experience with Microsoft Office and online database systems
- High degree of professionalism
- The ideal candidate will be pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree or have a strong interest in Marketing and Communications, Education, Sociology or English
ABOUT THE MALTZ MUSEUM
The Maltz Museum celebrates culture and identity to encourage connection and promote a greater appreciation of Jewish heritage and the diversity of the human experience. A valued educational resource, personal stories of struggle, courage and creativity are brought to life through interactive exhibitions and thought-provoking programs.
The Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, family responsibilities, disability, political affiliation or other legally protected status.
Send your resume to Human Resources, Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage, 2929 Richmond Rd., Beachwood, Ohio, 44122, email@example.com. No phone calls, please.