Volunteer Journalism Instructor

IMAN is seeking a passionate individual to develop a group of 13-15 youth leaders around the areas of critical thinking, journalism, editing, and social media. This part-time position is from March-June 2014. It requires the instructor to lead a 2 hour after- school session 2 days /week alongside a Marketing Instructor.

Responsibilities:

  • Teach diverse groups of students through a structured curriculum, involving demonstrations, discussions, and activities organized for optimal learning around crucial social and community issues
  • Instruct students in the proper use, care and safe handling of digital media equipment.
  • Foster and sustain a positive, innovative, results-oriented work environment.
  • Create a final project with the students to display learned materials.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Communications, or related field.
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Basic knowledge of social/community issues
  • A positive outlook and flexibility, especially in stressful situations
  • Ability to skillfully plan and implement a 2 hour lesson plan
  • Ability to work with diverse groups of youth

For more information or to apply contact Farhana Arif at farhana@imancentral.org