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Art to Change the World

Coaching Project for a Better World Candidate Internship

Location: MN - Twin Cities Metro
Type: Paid Internship
Category: Community development and engagement
Deadline: August 15, 2021

City: Minneapolis, MN
Stipend: $1,200
Website: https://www.arttochangetheworld.org/coaching-project-for-a-better-world/
Is this a remote / work from home position?: No, this is a site-based position

Job description

Art to Change the World is a Twin Cities-based nonprofit aiming to use art for social change. They developed the Coaching Project for a Better World to empower Minnesota’s diverse and divergent young thinkers and leaders. The nexus of art and science is where the power for change incubates.

Three Youth Candidates are assigned one artist and one scientist coach. The three work symbiotically to develop and implement a social justice ACW project which will engage the participation of from 50-100 community members. Three teams. All are paid. $1,200.00 per participant. $3,000.00 per team for project supplies. Must be a Minnesota resident and over 18 to apply. Click here for info and to apply: https://www.arttochangetheworld.org/coaching-project-for-a-better-world/

Abby Ross will serve as Project Director and Barbara Bridges will serve as Curriculum Consultant.

Qualifications or requirements

Who/What are Candidates and Coaches:

1. Youth Candidate that will become the “Project Manager” – there is no age limit but we imagine they will be under 30. This person will have a general idea of a social practice art project that will actively engage 50 to 100 community members. This idea will be centered around a social justice issue of their choosing.

2. Artist “Coach”- a professional artist that has a history of being engaged in social practice art and wants to both share their knowledge and learn from others in this project. This artist can be from the field of visual, dance, music, writing, audio, etc.

3. Scientist “Coach”- a professional in a scientific field that is interested in both sharing their knowledge and learning from others in the project. We are looking for a wide range of scientists: environmentalists, health- mental and physical, sociologists, chemists, technologists, computer, botanists, etc.

Before applying, see what an ideal project looks like: https://www.arttochangetheworld.org/what-is-an-active-social-justice-project/

How to apply

Apply to be part of this year-long learning opportunity by August 15th: https://forms.gle/wUv2ZFbe74gkdubP8