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World BEYOND War Campus Antiwar Organizer

Apply now(opens in a new window) Job No: 24107
Division/Organization: Madison for a World BEYOND War
Job Type: Local Student Jobs
Remote Eligbility: Not Remote
Location: The Crossing, 1127 University Ave Madison, WI 53704 (not on bus line)
Salary/Wage Range or Lump Sum: $20.00 to $20.00
Job Categories: Nonprofit/Community-Based Organization

Department Overview:

World BEYOND War is an organization that aims to create a global movement to abolish the institution of war itself – not limited to any particular group or war. It seeks to take war off the table as a viable option, replacing it with a global security system that is supported by international law, diplomacy, collaboration, and human rights – and defending these ideals with non-violent action, rather than the threat of violence.

Anticipated Hours Per Week

5 to 10

Schedule:

5-10 hours per week. Hours are flexible and self-monitored.

Salary/Wage Range:

Hourly $20.00 to $20.00

Number Of Positions

2

Position Summary/Job Duties:

World BEYOND War Student Intern Job Description

Overview

Position: Campus Anti-War Organizer

Hours: 5-10 hours per week. Hours are flexible and self-monitored. Academic holidays are observed. All activities are paused during the final exam and commencement periods.

Stipend: $20/ hour, paid monthly based on student’s tracking of their hours. Interns will work as independent contractors

Oversight: This position reports to and is supported by the Chapter Coordinators of Madison for a World BEYOND War

Deadline: rolling applications for Fall 2023 semester; due Dec 10th for Spring 2024 semester

Main Responsibilities

  • Plan and carry out in-person educational, advocacy, and activist events at UW-Madison, Madison College and/or Edgewood College
  • Plan and facilitate regular student anti-war meetings and consider starting an official student organization
  • Engage wider audiences by: tabling in prominent places and at events on campus, generating media coverage, and engaging in public speaking & media appearances
  • Build relationships with existing organizations toward broad-based anti-war/pro-peace movement-building
  • Work with Madison for a World BEYOND War Chapter Coordinators to plan and carry out joint activities
  • Help grow Madison for a WBW’s Action Network mobile & e-mail contact list 

Additional Responsibilities

  • Meet and communicate regularly with WBW chapter coordinators
  • Write a short monthly report, submitted to the WBW chapter coordinators

World BEYOND War is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage individuals from diverse backgrounds and experiences to apply.

Agreement Modifications: If circumstances change during the semester, a reduction in hours can be arranged. Should the student find that the agreed upon expectations require more than a 10-hour weekly commitment, adjustments to the description can be made in conversation with the Chapter Coordinators. World BEYOND War encourages students to monitor workloads, seek help with time management and notify the WBW Chapter Coordinators for additional support. We want students to feel energized and empowered by their organizing work.  

Questions:  warabolition@gmail.com

Qualifications:

Required Qualifications

  • Student at UW-Madison, Madison College, or Edgewood College
  • Good oral and written English-language communications skills; fluency in other languages is an asset
  • Alignment with World BEYOND War’s mission to end all war and establish a just and sustainable peace

Additional Qualifications

  • Experience in organizing, mobilizing, and direct action
  • Experience in planning & facilitating organizational meetings
  • Strong public speaking background
  • Knowledge of major global conflicts and arguments for peace 

Application Instructions:

Application form is here.

Contact:

Org: Madison for a World BEYOND War
Web: https://worldbeyondwar.org/madison/
Email: warabolition@gmail.com

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Applications close: CST Central Standard Time

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