Sojourners is a Christian media and advocacy organization that works towards social and racial justice, inspiring people of faith through its award-winning magazine and digital media and through its mobilizing initiative, SojoAction.
Sojourners offers a year-long fellowship that invites participants to engage in community living, spiritual exploration, and professional development. If you are passionate about building a more just and sustainable world through faith in action, this could be an excellent opportunity.
The program is open to anyone 21 years or older who has work permission in the United States and a Social Security number. The next program year is August 23, 2024 to August 2, 2025, with applications due on March 8.
During the day, participants are actively engaged in hands-on work in Sojourners’ offices in Washington, D.C., gaining a real-world understanding of the challenges and rewards of the nonprofit sector. Participants will work in an entry-level position, building relational and job-related skills applicable to many future endeavors.
Possible work placements include:
- Circulation and Administrative Assistant
- Social Media and Communications Assistant
- Donor Services Assistant
- Mobilizing and Policy Assistant
- Online Editorial Assistant
- Magazine Editorial Assistant
Fellows enjoy furnished accommodations and essential amenities in a spacious row house owned by Sojourners. Community living fosters collective experiences and mutual support for young adults as they navigate the complexities of the working world.
As an organization, we draw on a long and diverse tradition of Christians seeking justice, across different traditions, cultures, and times in history. Therefore, people from all Christian expressions and backgrounds, people of color, and LGBTQ identities are vital to the movement and encouraged to apply.
Benefits and Compensation:
- All living expenses provided (food, local transportation)
- Housing provided with private bedroom
- Health Insurance
- Monthly stipend $700
- 20 days of vacation, up to 12 days for sick/personal leave, and 12 holidays
- Cell phone reimbursement
- YMCA gym membership
The Sojourners Fellowship Program has been going strong for 40 years, and its alumni have gone on to make a lasting impact in their communities and beyond in a wide variety of professions.
To learn more and begin the application process visit: sojo.net/fellowship
To apply for this job please visit sojo.net.