The Washington to Washington program is a year-long experience that will invite you to explore themes of justice through ongoing accompaniment with mothers of the Greater Washington Neighborhood of San Jose. An integral part of the program is the Ignatian Family Teach-In for Justice in Washington, DC (November 5-7), the largest annual gathering of youth from Jesuit Institutions across the US and beyond. More details can be found on the application, linked above. For more information, please contact Matt Smith.
Currently, we are looking for an Ignatian Solidarity Intern for the 2015-2016 academic year. To apply, visit Broncolink to apply.
Ignatian Solidarity Intern
Serve as Santa Clara University's liaison to the Ignatian Solidarity Network.
Meet regularly with mentor to plan responsibilities and assess offerings.
Spearhead the selection, development, and formation of the group for the Washington to Washington program, which includes traveling to Washington, DC to participate in the Ignatian Family Teach-In for Justice.
Be available for weekly morning meetings of this group all year, including ability to drive to Washington Elementary School in San Jose.
Serve as a Campus Ministry liaison to on-campus groups who would have a stake in Ignatian Solidarity Network-sponsored events (e.g.: SCCAP, The Ignatian Center, Political Science Department, etc.).
Collaborate continually with the Ignatian Center for Jesuit Education.
Participate in training that will be both specific to this internship and transferable to future involvements, especially training in group facilitation.
Lead and/or participate in at least one small group reflection on a regular basis throughout the year.
Work with social community manager and graphic designer to promote ISN-related events.
Collect and distribute announcements regarding justice-oriented events connected to the work of the Society of Jesus (the Jesuits). Collaborate with the campus minister to strategically plan each quarter.
Preference for a current graduate student, but will consider an experienced undergraduate student.
Ability to translate between English and Spanish.
Prior experience with small group facilitation.
Some familiarity or experience with Ignatian Spirituality.
Openness to learning about and promoting issues of justice as they connect to faith.
Pay: $10-12/hour depending on experience
Hours: 5-10 hours per week