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Writing Class Instructors: Literary Arts is happy to hear from experienced teachers interested in offering multi-week or one-day writing classes for adults at our downtown literary center. Visit this page for more information about teaching for us.
Portland Book Festival Workshop Instructors: Literary Arts is happy to hear from experienced teachers interested in offering workshops for adults at Portland Book Festival on November 10, 2018. Contact Susan Moore at email@example.com for more information.
Writers in the Schools (WITS) Writers: WITS hires published professional writers to teach creative writing to high school students. This is a part-time contractor position. WITS provides an orientation prior to placement, and provides ongoing professional development. As part of our commitment to build a roster of teaching artists that reflects the rich diversity of Multnomah County’s schools, we seek applicants from all of our diverse communities. Applications to teach for WITS are due June 15, 2018 for school year 2018-2019. Click here for more information about the position and application process.
Writers in the Schools Apprentice: WITS is offering paid apprenticeship opportunities for writers of color. Self-identified writers of color who do not currently have the experience necessary to be a lead teacher with Writers in the Schools and would like to gain that experience, please consider applying to our apprentice program. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Click here for more information about the position and application process.
Portland Book Festival Event Intern, Fall 2018: The event intern will assist the Public Programs department with the 2018 Portland Book Festival (formerly Wordstock). This position will report to and work closely with the Public Programs Coordinator to prepare for and implement the smooth execution of the 2018 Portland Book Festival on November 10, 2018 at the Portland Art Museum and surrounding venues. To apply, submit a cover letter and resume by email to Literary Arts’ Public Programs Coordinator, Liz Olufson, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Writers in the Schools (WITS) Internship, ongoing: The WITS Interns assist the Director of Youth Programs and the Program Coordinator with administrative support. Internships are ongoing, and usually align with semesters (e.g. fall, winter, spring/summer). To apply, submit a cover letter and resume by email to Literary Arts’ Associate Manager of Programs, Mel Wells, at email@example.com.
Fall 2018 Event Interns for @Literary Arts events. Deadline to apply: August 22, 2018. These internships include a small stipend.
Click here for more information about the @Literary Arts event internships.
Portland Book Festival: Thank you for your interest in volunteering! The book festival would not be possible without a strong community of volunteers. Click here to learn more about volunteering at Portland Book Festival and to fill out the volunteer interest form.
College Essay Mentoring Project: Through our Youth Programs, we are seeking volunteer mentors to help students write and edit their college and scholarship application essays in October. Click here to learn more about being a volunteer mentor and to download the application form. Thank you!