What We Stand For

"(1) Everyone has the right to education. Education shall be free, at least in the elementary and fundamental stages. Elementary education shall be compulsory. Technical and professional education shall be made generally available and higher education shall be equally accessible to all on the basis of merit. (2) Education shall be directed to the full development of the human personality and to the strengthening of respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms. It shall promote understanding, tolerance and friendship among all nations, racial or religious groups, and shall further the activities of the United Nations for the maintenance of peace."

 

– Article 26 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Job Opportunities

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Campus Lead

Description: We are looking for leaders on college campuses to apply to be a Campus Lead on your campus.

 

Campus Leads are current university students and are the face of the organization on college campuses. They are student volunteers that are entrusted with maintaining an effective presence for MODEL26 on university campuses around the country. As current university students, CLs will be the driving force of this organization. Mandatory two-day leadership trainings are held in Atlanta, Georgia in order to train students on how to create effective and educational campus programs, recruit qualified students to apply for internship and volunteer opportunities, recruit organizations to collect school supplies, and to effectively manage supply deliveries and shipments as needed. CLs will receive a training manual and participate in workshops during leadership training and are eligible to receive up to $750.00 per year in financial assistance for operating costs for on-campus events, shipping needs, and related costs. CLs are also encouraged to attend our annual Idea XChange conference to connect with one another, legislators, and NGO directors.

 

Successful candidates should meet the following requirements:

  • Strong campus and community involvement;
  • Excellent organizational, communication and leadership skills;
  • Self-motivated, strong initiative and able to work independently;
  • Resourceful and creative;
  • Will be an undergraduate or graduate student during the 2011-2012 school year; and
  • Must be available for mandatory leadership training in Atlanta August 5 and 6.

 

If you are passionate about making a positive change in your community, on campus and in the international community please don't hesitate to apply to be a Campus Lead for your campus!

 

To apply, send cover letter, resume, and completed application to applications@model26.org. Positions open nationwide. The deadline to apply for this position is May 20. Pairs interested in co-leading should fill out one application.

 

Communications Intern

Description: The Communications Intern will assist with advertising, marketing, public relations, and communications for MODEL26.

 

Specific duties include:

  • Assure the organization and its mission, programs, products and services are consistently presented in strong, positive image, especially online.
  • Oversee design, marketing, promotion of programs, products and services.
  • Create press releases.
  • Conduct press outreach and other appropriate promotion activities.
  • Manage social media platforms including Twitter and Facebook.

 

Qualifications: Must be a rising college junior, senior, recent graduate, or graduate student. Must own a computer with internet access. Experience in journalism and social media outreach and/or promotion a plus. Must be a self-starter. This position is very flexible. The successful candidate will have significant responsibility and substantive projects to work on throughout the summer. This is a satellite position so you work from home.

 

To apply, send resume and cover letter to applications@model26.org. The deadline to apply for this position is May 27.