Akron, OH – Akron Civil Rights Fellow – Akron Civil Rights

AkronLawJobs No. 9646 Overview: The Akron Civil Rights Commission was created in 2017 to enforce Akron’s new anti-discrimination law, and to inform and educate the public. The Commission seeks a student who would be named an Akron Civil Rights Fellow.

Duties: The Akron Civil Rights Fellow would assist in: Developing educational materials and a public information strategy for the Commission; Researching and developing funding sources for Commission operations; Establishing partnerships with other community organizations; and General Commission communications and operations.

Qualifications: 2L or 3L. We seek a motivated, resourceful student with a commitment to anti-discrimination. Design, marketing, and social media skills would be helpful. Familiarity with the law and equal rights would be a plus. The Commission generally meets on the first Monday of each month at 4:30 pm. Ability to attend Commission meetings is preferred but not required. Workload will vary, but the candidate can expect 5-10 hours per week.

Salary: Pay is $10/hour for the first 100 hours through the EX[L] Center.

How to Apply: Interested students should submit a cover letter and a resume to Brant Lee, Chair, at lee.acrc@gmail.com. Address your cover letter to Brant Lee, Chair.

Deadline:  October 12, 2018