Internships

Education Internship​

  • Instruct tutoring sessions and small-group classes with adult literacy learners

  • Create lessons and teaching material relevant to learners’ individual goals and needs

  • Provide support and outreach to current BRL literacy volunteers

  • Lead community and organizational events such as Sobremesa, Yoga Socials, Citizenship Celebrations, and the Annual Celebration

  • Assist Program Director with data entry, as needed

 

Qualifications: Interns should want to teach and tutor adult literacy learners or small groups; be excited about collaborative opportunities with other BRL teachers, staff, and volunteers; and interested in meeting new people who possess different life experiences.

To apply, please send the following documents to the Program Director:

  1. Resume

  2. Cover letter describing why you want to work for BRL and what kind of work experience you hope to gain

  3. Dates you are available

Capacity and Outreach Internship

  • Maintain BRL Social Media by producing content, scheduling posts, and making regular updates to BRL Facebook, Twitter, Instagram pages

  • Assist in making and maintaining BRL promotional materials through web, film, and photo sources

  • Lead outreach efforts to community groups, including church, nonprofit, business, and corporate partners

  • Conduct research related to literacy and immigration in Roanoke and the state of Virginia

  • Assist in grant proposal process, including proof-reading, editing, and writing

 

Qualifications: Interns should be proficient with social media platforms, excited about meeting new people, interested in writing and improving writing skills, and eager to work in a nonprofit environment.

To apply, please send the following documents to the Executive Director:

  1. Resume

  2. Cover letter describing why you want to work for BRL and what kind of work experience you hope to gain

  3. Dates you are available

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706 S Jefferson St, Roanoke, VA 24016, USA

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At Blue Ridge Literacy, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and volunteers without regard to sex, race, color, nationality, religion, political belief, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.  Blue Ridge Literacy believes that diversity and inclusion is critical to our success as a local nonprofit, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.