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Promise The Children, Inc.
Contact Person(s):Rev. Dr. Dorothy May Emerson
Promise The Children is a network of advocates for children's issues. We believe that the future of our society depends on the well being of our children today, far too many of whom are living in poverty. We work for systemic change through legislative advocacy and provide direct service to children and families in need by identifying and publicizing quality volunteer opportunities, especially for members of Unitarian Universalist congregations.
Opportunities for Student Involvement:
The student will work directly with the board in developing the organization and its programs. Specific activities may be selected from the following:
Learning about public policy issues affecting the lives of children and youth and writing action alerts and articles about these issues for the website and newsletters
Making presentations (including worship) for congregations and youth groups
Working with the Legislative Training and Action Program for Youth
Assisting with the development and promotion of public programs on policy issues
Helping identify and publicize volunteer opportunities
Developing materials for congregational use (for adults or children or both)
No information provided.
Arts of Ministry Competencies Offered:
- Administration and Program Development
- Public Leadership, Community Organizing, and Planning
- Preaching and Worship
- Religious Education and Spiritual Development
Because Promise does not have an office, the student will meet regularly with the board president, Rebekah Richardson, at a location convenient to both, to develop work plans and to evaluate progress. In addition, the student will meet weekly with the consultant, the Rev. Dorothy Emerson, for theological reflection. A personal journal will be encouraged.
Number of Students: 1
Total Compensation: $4000.00
Type of Compensation: work study